El Paso County Veteran Resource Guide

VA Claims- County Veteran Service Officer

A county employee that helps veterans apply with the VA for free. Local, expert, help.

Name Phone Number Email
Ellsworth Huling IV 972-825-5099 ellsworth.huling@co.ellis.tx.us
Nimchie Alce 979-540-0962 nimchie.alce@co.ellis.tx.us

Find Your MVPN Contact

MVPN: Fellow veterans that help with everything from mental health to moving!

Map of County Orgs and Services

Emergency Funds

Child Crisis Center of El Paso Provides emergency child care (24hrs or longer), emergency food or shelter to honorably discharged veterans and active military. more
iParent - SA iParent SA services  include parenting skill building, school readiness, child development assessments, family enrichment activities, case management, resource and referrals, 24/7 crisis intervention, emergency financial assistance, utility assistance, urgent needs, and basic support such as bus... more
Salvation Army - El Paso Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families more
YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region Rent, Utilities, Car repair & utilities help for veterans, their dependants or surviving spouses. more

Homeless Aid

Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) - El Paso Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Program more
Hope Institute Homeless women veteran transitional program, for women veterans with or without children.  more
Project Amistad Counseling and Employment help for homeless veterans- all discharges more
Salvation Army - El Paso Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families more
SSVF El Paso - Aliviane, Inc. Provides case management to homeless veterans and veteran families more
VA - Vet Center - El Paso Vet Center- mental health services, alternative hours and quick appointments. more

Legal Aid

El Paso Lawyers For Patriots Legal counsel for criminal issues directly attributable to military service. more
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc. Civil (non-criminal) legal assistance, civil rights help, for veterans income range: under $35k (for one person) to $71k (family of 4) more
Veteran Treatment Courts in Texas Treatment courts are available to veterans across 39 counties in Texas and growing. Courts accept a variety of cases and discharges. Please see your individual county vet court. more
Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program Provides free assistance with federal appeals for Veterans Claims & Discharge Upgrades to Veterans, their family members, and survivors.  more
Veterans Court - El Paso County (346th District Court) Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans more
Veterans Court - El Paso Veterans Mental Health Court Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans more

Medical

Aliviane, Inc Non-Profit substance abuse counseling & In-Patient substance abuse treatment for general population (no Military Requirement) more
CORE Health Care For-profit brain trauma in-patient & out-patient care, support groups. more
Marriage Management, Inc. Free, confidential relationship building for Military, Vets and their families more
MVPN - El Paso Veterans One-Stop Center Regional MHMR: Hub for MVPN. Peer Support is free. Provides Mental Health Services, Counseling, Medications, and Coping Skills for Veterans, Military, and all who qualify financially. more
PEAK Behavioral Health Services For Profit mental health services. Substance abuse recovery services for active military. more
Project Amistad Counseling and Employment help for homeless veterans- all discharges more
Salvation Army - El Paso Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families more
VA - El Paso VA Health Care System VA Medical Center in El Paso more
VA - Vet Center - El Paso Vet Center- mental health services, alternative hours and quick appointments. more
VA - Vet Centers Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families more

Social Groups

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year. more
Korean War Veterans Association - Col Joseph C. Rodriguez (MOH) - 249 Connect with Korean War Veterans and supporters for information, advocacy, and camaraderie more
MOWW - Military Order of the World Wars - El Paso Association of officers and warrant officers from all branches who are dedicated to local and national advocacy and action more
RWB - Team Red, White, and Blue - El Paso Meet local veterans in your area, and exercise with them more

Women Veterans

Hope Institute Homeless women veteran transitional program, for women veterans with or without children.  more
VA - Vet Center - El Paso Vet Center- mental health services, alternative hours and quick appointments. more
VA - Vet Centers Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families more

All County Orgs and Services

Aliviane, Inc Non-Profit substance abuse counseling & In-Patient substance abuse treatment for general population (no Military Requirement) 915-782-4000
Ambrosio Guillen Texas State Veterans Home - El Paso VLB Veterans Nursing Home Care for Veterans. 915-751-0967
Child Crisis Center of El Paso Provides emergency child care (24hrs or longer), emergency food or shelter to honorably discharged veterans and active military. 915-562-7955, 800-252-5400
Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.
CORE Health Care For-profit brain trauma in-patient & out-patient care, support groups. 512-894-0801
El Paso Food Bank Food Bank that serves the El Paso area (915) 298-0353
El Paso Lawyers For Patriots Legal counsel for criminal issues directly attributable to military service. 915-532-7052
Fort Bliss Blood Donor Center Blood donated here goes directly to troops at home and abroad that need blood. Save a life, donate! (915) 742-5365
Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) - El Paso Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Program 915-742-8079
Hope Institute Homeless women veteran transitional program, for women veterans with or without children.  (888) 993-9615
iParent - SA iParent SA services  include parenting skill building, school readiness, child development assessments, family enrichment activities, case management, resource and referrals, 24/7 crisis intervention, emergency financial assistance, utility assistance, urgent needs, and basic support such as bus... 210-212-2500
Korean War Veterans Association - Col Joseph C. Rodriguez (MOH) - 249 Connect with Korean War Veterans and supporters for information, advocacy, and camaraderie 915-581-4725
Marriage Management, Inc. Free, confidential relationship building for Military, Vets and their families 682-730-1818 , 817-465-1001
MOWW - Military Order of the World Wars - El Paso Association of officers and warrant officers from all branches who are dedicated to local and national advocacy and action
MVPN - El Paso Veterans One-Stop Center Regional MHMR: Hub for MVPN. Peer Support is free. Provides Mental Health Services, Counseling, Medications, and Coping Skills for Veterans, Military, and all who qualify financially. 915-319-3811
Navy Mutual Aid Association Life insurance for Navy personnel 800-628-6011
On the road Lending Car loans for individuals with low credit scores. New/Lightly  used efficient & dependable cars. 10% interest, financial coaching required for the life of the loan.
Park University Private Non-Profit university, Accepts GI bill only 888-319-9522
PEAK Behavioral Health Services For Profit mental health services. Substance abuse recovery services for active military. 888-599-9808 (Toll-Free)
Project Amistad Counseling and Employment help for homeless veterans- all discharges 915-407-3223, 915-532-3790
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. Fly fishing for disabled veterans and wounded warriors. 301-830-6450
Rebuilding Together El Paso Minor to medium home repair for the elderly and/or disabled 915 342 3882
RWB - Team Red, White, and Blue - El Paso Meet local veterans in your area, and exercise with them
Salvation Army - El Paso Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families (915) 544-9811
SSVF El Paso - Aliviane, Inc. Provides case management to homeless veterans and veteran families (915) 774-9812
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc. Civil (non-criminal) legal assistance, civil rights help, for veterans income range: under $35k (for one person) to $71k (family of 4) 1-888-988-9996
The University of Texas at El Paso Public University in El Paso, accepts Hazlewood and GI bill. 915.747.5342
VA - El Paso VA Health Care System VA Medical Center in El Paso 915-564-6100
VA - Vet Center - El Paso Vet Center- mental health services, alternative hours and quick appointments. 915-772-0013
VA - Vet Centers Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families
Veteran Treatment Courts in Texas Treatment courts are available to veterans across 39 counties in Texas and growing. Courts accept a variety of cases and discharges. Please see your individual county vet court.
Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program Provides free assistance with federal appeals for Veterans Claims & Discharge Upgrades to Veterans, their family members, and survivors.  (888) 838-7727
Veterans Court - El Paso County (346th District Court) Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans 915-546-2119
Veterans Court - El Paso Veterans Mental Health Court Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans 915-546-8150
Veterans Non Profit Food and clothing pantry in El Paso for Veterans (915) 261-7599
YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region Rent, Utilities, Car repair & utilities help for veterans, their dependants or surviving spouses. (915) 519-0000 ext. 1250