Bell County Veteran Resource Guide

Veterans County Service Officers

Veterans County Service Officers help veterans apply with the VA for free. Local expert help.

The Military Veteran Peer Network

Fellow veterans who are there to listen and help. More information.

Emergency Funds

2-1-1 Help for all Texans

State-wide resources for all Texans and veterans. Help areas from: mental/physical health, rent & utilities, and more.

211
877-541-7905
Catholic Charities Central Texas

Large organization providing counseling, disaster response, financial, and legal (immigration) services for veterans and the general population. See their Veteran Services Program for more details.

512-651-6100
979-822-9340
Catholic Charities Central Texas Veteran Services Program

Short Term Financial Assistance, Mentoring, Counseling Services (family therapy, couples therapy, individual therapy, play therapy and group therapy), Employment/Education Support, Transportation Vouchers, Housing Stabilization, Referrals, and Peer Support Groups.

979-822-9340
Churches Touching Lives for Christ (CTLC)

Food Pantry, Free clothes, furniture, and household items, bus passes provided. Case management, counseling. Faith Based.

(254) 778-6885
Endeavors, Inc. - Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Housing, case management, and homeless services for veterans across Texas. As of 2018-04-23, emergency financial aid is only for VASH clients.

210-431-6466 ext. 117
Families in Crisis, Inc.

Shelter from domestic violence, Homeless Veteran Shelter

888-799-SAFE (7233)
254-773-7765
Feed My Sheep

Feed My Sheep is a Temple, Texas faith-based ministry for the homeless and needy of our community.

(254) 239-9863
Operation Homefront of Texas

Emergency funds for OEF/OIF military families and families of veterans, needs must be directly due to post 9/11/ service. Energency funds, food, home repair, critical baby items, home appliances, auto repair, furniture, local moves

210-659-7756
Salvation Army - Waco

Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families

254-756-7271
Stability and Self-sufficiency for Women Veterans

Services for women veterans and their families, helps with housing, jobs and transportation.

512-297-2990
Texas Center Point Veterans Services

Homelessness, counseling, job training, and financial help. Also specialize in MST and women veterans.

512-297-2990

Employment and Business

BIGAUSTIN

BiGAUSTIN is Central Texas’ single-source solution for entrepreneurial education, tailored business counseling and flexible loans.

512-928-8010
Churches Touching Lives for Christ (CTLC)

Food Pantry, Free clothes, furniture, and household items, bus passes provided. Case management, counseling. Faith Based.

(254) 778-6885
Feed My Sheep

Feed My Sheep is a Temple, Texas faith-based ministry for the homeless and needy of our community.

(254) 239-9863
Heroes Night Out

Meeting place for veterans and their families- hosting peer counseling, caregiver support groups, aide and referral to other help as needed

512-986-7660
Texas Rural Water Foundation - Veteran Employment Program

Recruiting veterans to work in the water and wastewater utility industry.

(512) 472-8591
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

Individual job search from veterans for veterans and resume help for IAV

888-838-8391

Transportation

Catholic Charities Central Texas Veteran Services Program

Short Term Financial Assistance, Mentoring, Counseling Services (family therapy, couples therapy, individual therapy, play therapy and group therapy), Employment/Education Support, Transportation Vouchers, Housing Stabilization, Referrals, and Peer Support Groups.

979-822-9340
Churches Touching Lives for Christ (CTLC)

Food Pantry, Free clothes, furniture, and household items, bus passes provided. Case management, counseling. Faith Based.

(254) 778-6885
Feed My Sheep

Feed My Sheep is a Temple, Texas faith-based ministry for the homeless and needy of our community.

(254) 239-9863
On the Road Lending

For individuals with low credit scores, car loans for new/lightly used, fuel efficient and dependable cars, and personal financial coaching for the life of the loan.

214-226-2542
Operation Homefront of Texas

Emergency funds for OEF/OIF military families and families of veterans, needs must be directly due to post 9/11/ service. Energency funds, food, home repair, critical baby items, home appliances, auto repair, furniture, local moves

210-659-7756
Operation Phantom Support

Food pantry, free birthday cakes for active/vet kids, backpack + school supplies, Christmas toys, resale shop, car repairs, community hydroponic garden in progress.

(254) 449-7441
Salvation Army - Waco

Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families

254-756-7271
The HOP - Hill Country Transit

Central Texas regional Transport

800-791-9601
512-908-8121

Social Groups

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.
Heroes Night Out

Meeting place for veterans and their families- hosting peer counseling, caregiver support groups, aide and referral to other help as needed

512-986-7660
Korean War Veterans Association - Don C. Faith (MOH) - Killeen

Connect with Korean War Veterans and supporters for information, advocacy, and camaraderie

254-634-7806
Marine Corps League 975

Meet and serve with fellow Marines in the Waco area

682-552-9069
Reserve Officers Association

Professional association of Officers in the Reserves

800-809-9448
202-479-2200
RWB - Team Red, White, and Blue - Fort Hood

Meet local veterans in your area, and exercise with them

Star Group - Veterans Helping Veterans

Volunteer! Meet fellow veterans and help those in need in your community

254-681-8025
Women's Army Corps Veterans Assoc. Chapter 94

Association of Women Veterans, very active, community volunteers

254-368-0993
Wreath Riders - Wreaths for Vets

Veteran volunteer group. Places wreaths at Central Texas Veterans Cemetary. Hosts Motorcycle Rides: http://www.wreathsforvets.org/home/schedule-of-events/

(254) 690-4321

Legal

Houston Bar Association Veterans Legal Initiative

The program provides free legal advice and legal representation to U.S. veterans. Any veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran, can get advice and counsel at one of the clinics offered by the VLI at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center or at one of the community clinics.

713-333-VETS (8387)
Lone Star Legal Aid

Civil (non-criminal) legal assistance, civil rights help, for veterans income range: under $35k (for one person) to $71k (family of 4)

844-400-8387
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 - Bell County

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

254-444-8918

Medical

Acadia Healthcare

Family counseling for active duty military. Tricare.

855-526-8222
Army Substance Abuse Program | Fort Hood

Active military- non-alcohol substance abuse counseling.

254-237-1369
Aware Central Texas

Family life coaching and child abuse prevention

254-939-7582
Belton Area Military Spouses Support (BAMSS)

Support for Military and Veteran Spouses.

254-939-3551
Bring Everyone In The Zone

Training to become a peer for military veterans. Some financial assistance available.

Catholic Charities Central Texas Veteran Services Program

Short Term Financial Assistance, Mentoring, Counseling Services (family therapy, couples therapy, individual therapy, play therapy and group therapy), Employment/Education Support, Transportation Vouchers, Housing Stabilization, Referrals, and Peer Support Groups.

979-822-9340
Cedar Crest Hospital

For-profit mental health hospital. In-patient and out-patient treatment for PTSD, substance abuse, stress & anxiety.

877-912-8274
866-543-7779
Central Texas Aging, Disability, & Veterans Resource Center

Gateway for veteran services in Central Texas provided by partners such as 211 and United Way.

1-855-937-2372
Endeavors, Inc. - Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Housing, case management, and homeless services for veterans across Texas. As of 2018-04-23, emergency financial aid is only for VASH clients.

210-431-6466 ext. 117
Families in Crisis, Inc.

Shelter from domestic violence, Homeless Veteran Shelter

888-799-SAFE (7233)
254-773-7765
Feed My Sheep

Feed My Sheep is a Temple, Texas faith-based ministry for the homeless and needy of our community.

(254) 239-9863
Fort Hood Behavioral Health

Active military & military family behavioral health services

254-288-8000
254- 288-7117
HARTH Foundation- Equine Therapy

Equine therapy, free to veterans and active duty

512-656-7698
Heart of Central Texas Independent Living Center

Free Peer mentoring, Information and assistance navigation, SSI + RSDI applications.

254-933-7487
Heroes Night Out

Meeting place for veterans and their families- hosting peer counseling, caregiver support groups, aide and referral to other help as needed

512-986-7660
Heroes on the Water

Therapeutic water programs for injured military and veterans.

214-295-4541
HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

County insurance for individuals that do not qualify for Medicaid or Medicare.

Hospice Compassus

Hospice Care and volunteering with hospice patients

512-966-4955
Marriage Management, Inc.

Free, confidential relationship building for Military, Vets and their families

682-730-1818
817-465-1001
MHMR – Central Counties Services

Regional MHMR: Peer Support is free. Provides Mental Health Services, Counseling, Medications, and Coping Skills for Veterans, Military, and all who qualify financially.

800-888-4036 (Crisis)
Mustang Mentors for Veterans

Veterans learn to tame a wild mustang

(512) 869-3225
MVPN - Killeen

Training to become a peer for military veterans. Some financial assistance available.

254-681-9112
Primary Health Care Services Program

State primary care for individuals that do not qualify for Medicaid or Medicare.

800-222-3986 Ext. 5922
Project MEND Veterans Program

Medical equipment and assistive technology for Texas veterans and their family members.

210-223-6363
Soldier & Family Assistance Center (SFAC)

For active military, wounded warriors, transitioning military and their family. Counseling, family counseling, financial counseling

254-286-5768
Spiritual Fitness Center

Fort Hood Chaplain

254-553-1195
Stability and Self-sufficiency for Women Veterans

Services for women veterans and their families, helps with housing, jobs and transportation.

512-297-2990
STARRY Counseling - Stephenville

Free Child and family counseling, domestic violence and abuse prevention, emergency shelter for children.

254-434-5232
800-440-9789
STARRY Counseling - Temple

Free child and family counseling, domestic violence and abuse prevention.

254-773-5802
800-440-9789
STARRY Counseling – Killeen

Free Child and family counseling, domestic violence and abuse prevention, emergency shelter for children. Free counseling for military families.

54-213-2035
800-440-9789
Survivor Outreach Services

Services for surviving spouses and family

254-288-3655
855-707-2769
Texas Center Point Veterans Services

Homelessness, counseling, job training, and financial help. Also specialize in MST and women veterans.

512-297-2990
Transitions: Horses and Heroes

Equine-assisted therapy for veterans

512 -576-7199
512-484-8480
VA - Central Texas Veterans Health Care System

Central Texas VA system

In Temple: 254-778-4811
Outside Temple: 1-800-423-2111 opt 5
After Hours: 1-800-423-2111 opt 4
VA - Central Texas Veterans Health Care System Blind Rehabilitation

VA-provided training for visually impaired and blind veterans. Vision Rehabilitation, Orientation/Mobility, Living Skills, Manual Skills and Computer Access training

254-297-3649 Ext. 53649
254-297-3123 Ext. 53123
VA - Department of Veterans Affairs - Waco Regional Benefit Office

Provides free assistance in applying for VA benefits.

800-827-1000
Crisis- 800-273-8255
VA - Vet Center - Killeen Heights

Vet Center- mental health services, alternative hours and quick appointments.

254-953-7100
VA - Vet Centers

Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families

VA - VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans

Serves Veterans, Vet Families, Surviving Spouses, Active Military, Military Families Provides Mental Health Care

(254) 297-5155
VA - Waco VA Medical Center

VA Healthcare center Waco

254-752-6581
800-423-2111
VA - Women's Trauma Recovery Center in Temple

7 week inpatient recovery program for MST

254-743-1711
Warriors Research Institute

Peer-to-peer training- vets helping other vets! And one-on-one counseling & telementalhealth for veterans 

254-716-6208

Women Veterans

Churches Touching Lives for Christ (CTLC)

Food Pantry, Free clothes, furniture, and household items, bus passes provided. Case management, counseling. Faith Based.

(254) 778-6885
Endeavors, Inc. - Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Housing, case management, and homeless services for veterans across Texas. As of 2018-04-23, emergency financial aid is only for VASH clients.

210-431-6466 ext. 117
Feed My Sheep

Feed My Sheep is a Temple, Texas faith-based ministry for the homeless and needy of our community.

(254) 239-9863
Project MEND Veterans Program

Medical equipment and assistive technology for Texas veterans and their family members.

210-223-6363
Stability and Self-sufficiency for Women Veterans

Services for women veterans and their families, helps with housing, jobs and transportation.

512-297-2990
Texas Center Point Veterans Services

Homelessness, counseling, job training, and financial help. Also specialize in MST and women veterans.

512-297-2990
VA - Vet Center - Killeen Heights

Vet Center- mental health services, alternative hours and quick appointments.

254-953-7100
VA - Vet Centers

Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families

VA - Women's Trauma Recovery Center in Temple

7 week inpatient recovery program for MST

254-743-1711
Women's Army Corps Veterans Assoc. Chapter 94

Association of Women Veterans, very active, community volunteers

254-368-0993

Military Transition

Operation Homefront of Texas

Emergency funds for OEF/OIF military families and families of veterans, needs must be directly due to post 9/11/ service. Energency funds, food, home repair, critical baby items, home appliances, auto repair, furniture, local moves

210-659-7756
Soldier & Family Assistance Center (SFAC)

For active military, wounded warriors, transitioning military and their family. Counseling, family counseling, financial counseling

254-286-5768
Stability and Self-sufficiency for Women Veterans

Services for women veterans and their families, helps with housing, jobs and transportation.

512-297-2990
Texas Center Point Veterans Services

Homelessness, counseling, job training, and financial help. Also specialize in MST and women veterans.

512-297-2990
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

Individual job search from veterans for veterans and resume help for IAV

888-838-8391

Homeless

Churches Touching Lives for Christ (CTLC)

Food Pantry, Free clothes, furniture, and household items, bus passes provided. Case management, counseling. Faith Based.

(254) 778-6885
Endeavors, Inc. - Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Housing, case management, and homeless services for veterans across Texas. As of 2018-04-23, emergency financial aid is only for VASH clients.

210-431-6466 ext. 117
Families in Crisis, Inc.

Shelter from domestic violence, Homeless Veteran Shelter

888-799-SAFE (7233)
254-773-7765
Family Promise of East Bell County

Homeless Family Services, Furniture for the Homeless. 

254-773-9980
Feed My Sheep

Feed My Sheep is a Temple, Texas faith-based ministry for the homeless and needy of our community.

(254) 239-9863
Horizon Outreach

Homeless outreach, job skills and income stabilization, parenting/fathering skills, and permanent housing.

713-467-4966
Salvation Army - Waco

Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families

254-756-7271
Stability and Self-sufficiency for Women Veterans

Services for women veterans and their families, helps with housing, jobs and transportation.

512-297-2990
Texas Center Point Veterans Services

Homelessness, counseling, job training, and financial help. Also specialize in MST and women veterans.

512-297-2990

All Programs

2-1-1 Help for all Texans

State-wide resources for all Texans and veterans. Help areas from: mental/physical health, rent & utilities, and more.

211
877-541-7905
Acadia Healthcare

Family counseling for active duty military. Tricare.

855-526-8222
Army Substance Abuse Program | Fort Hood

Active military- non-alcohol substance abuse counseling.

254-237-1369
Aware Central Texas

Family life coaching and child abuse prevention

254-939-7582
Belton Area Military Spouses Support (BAMSS)

Support for Military and Veteran Spouses.

254-939-3551
BIGAUSTIN

BiGAUSTIN is Central Texas’ single-source solution for entrepreneurial education, tailored business counseling and flexible loans.

512-928-8010
Bring Everyone In The Zone

Training to become a peer for military veterans. Some financial assistance available.

Capital Area Food Bank

Austin Area Food Bank.

877-541-7905
Catholic Charities Central Texas

Large organization providing counseling, disaster response, financial, and legal (immigration) services for veterans and the general population. See their Veteran Services Program for more details.

512-651-6100
979-822-9340
Catholic Charities Central Texas Veteran Services Program

Short Term Financial Assistance, Mentoring, Counseling Services (family therapy, couples therapy, individual therapy, play therapy and group therapy), Employment/Education Support, Transportation Vouchers, Housing Stabilization, Referrals, and Peer Support Groups.

979-822-9340
Cedar Crest Hospital

For-profit mental health hospital. In-patient and out-patient treatment for PTSD, substance abuse, stress & anxiety.

877-912-8274
866-543-7779
Central Texas Aging, Disability, & Veterans Resource Center

Gateway for veteran services in Central Texas provided by partners such as 211 and United Way.

1-855-937-2372
Central Texas Veteran Services Coalition (CTVSC) Provides a meeting forum for Central Texas Veteran Service Offices to exchange ideas and collaborate to meet veteran needs. 512-341-4961
Central Texas Veterans Research Foundation

Studies veteran medical care and acts as nexus for veteran research info.

254-742-4969
Churches Touching Lives for Christ (CTLC)

Food Pantry, Free clothes, furniture, and household items, bus passes provided. Case management, counseling. Faith Based.

(254) 778-6885
Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.
Endeavors, Inc. - Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Housing, case management, and homeless services for veterans across Texas. As of 2018-04-23, emergency financial aid is only for VASH clients.

210-431-6466 ext. 117
Families in Crisis, Inc.

Shelter from domestic violence, Homeless Veteran Shelter

888-799-SAFE (7233)
254-773-7765
Family Promise of East Bell County

Homeless Family Services, Furniture for the Homeless. 

254-773-9980
Feed My Sheep

Feed My Sheep is a Temple, Texas faith-based ministry for the homeless and needy of our community.

(254) 239-9863
First Response Medical

For Profit: Trade/tech school, TWC certificate program: Dental, EKG, Pharma or Phlebotomy Tech.

254-247-0460
Fort Hood Area Military Family Member Scholarship Fund

Scholarships for surviving spouses, surviving children, or?children & dependent spouses of active military assigned to or deployed from Fort Hood

254-286-2334
Fort Hood Behavioral Health

Active military & military family behavioral health services

254-288-8000
254- 288-7117
HARTH Foundation- Equine Therapy

Equine therapy, free to veterans and active duty

512-656-7698
Heart of Central Texas Independent Living Center

Free Peer mentoring, Information and assistance navigation, SSI + RSDI applications.

254-933-7487
Heroes Night Out

Meeting place for veterans and their families- hosting peer counseling, caregiver support groups, aide and referral to other help as needed

512-986-7660
Heroes on the Water

Therapeutic water programs for injured military and veterans.

214-295-4541
HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

County insurance for individuals that do not qualify for Medicaid or Medicare.

Honor Flight Austin

Free 2-Day trip for WWII and Vietnam veterans to DC.

1-888-530-8880
Honor Veterans Now

Partners with Meals on Wheels to provide food for disabled & retired veterans under 60 across Texas.

(830) 992-3375
Horizon Outreach

Homeless outreach, job skills and income stabilization, parenting/fathering skills, and permanent housing.

713-467-4966
Hospice Compassus

Hospice Care and volunteering with hospice patients

512-966-4955
Houston Bar Association Veterans Legal Initiative

The program provides free legal advice and legal representation to U.S. veterans. Any veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran, can get advice and counsel at one of the clinics offered by the VLI at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center or at one of the community clinics.

713-333-VETS (8387)
Korean War Veterans Association - Don C. Faith (MOH) - Killeen

Connect with Korean War Veterans and supporters for information, advocacy, and camaraderie

254-634-7806
Lone Star Legal Aid

Civil (non-criminal) legal assistance, civil rights help, for veterans income range: under $35k (for one person) to $71k (family of 4)

844-400-8387
Marine Corps League 975

Meet and serve with fellow Marines in the Waco area

682-552-9069
Marriage Management, Inc.

Free, confidential relationship building for Military, Vets and their families

682-730-1818
817-465-1001
MHMR – Central Counties Services

Regional MHMR: Peer Support is free. Provides Mental Health Services, Counseling, Medications, and Coping Skills for Veterans, Military, and all who qualify financially.

800-888-4036 (Crisis)
Mustang Mentors for Veterans

Veterans learn to tame a wild mustang

(512) 869-3225
MVPN - Killeen

Training to become a peer for military veterans. Some financial assistance available.

254-681-9112
On the Road Lending

For individuals with low credit scores, car loans for new/lightly used, fuel efficient and dependable cars, and personal financial coaching for the life of the loan.

214-226-2542
Operation Homefront of Texas

Emergency funds for OEF/OIF military families and families of veterans, needs must be directly due to post 9/11/ service. Energency funds, food, home repair, critical baby items, home appliances, auto repair, furniture, local moves

210-659-7756
Operation Phantom Support

Food pantry, free birthday cakes for active/vet kids, backpack + school supplies, Christmas toys, resale shop, car repairs, community hydroponic garden in progress.

(254) 449-7441
Primary Health Care Services Program

State primary care for individuals that do not qualify for Medicaid or Medicare.

800-222-3986 Ext. 5922
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. - Fort Hood/Waco

Fly fishing for disabled veterans and wounded warriors.

866-251-7252
Project MEND Veterans Program

Medical equipment and assistive technology for Texas veterans and their family members.

210-223-6363
Relocation Readiness Program

For active duty Army families, assists in relocation help.

254-287-4471
Reserve Officers Association

Professional association of Officers in the Reserves

800-809-9448
202-479-2200
Robertson Blood Center

Volunteer- Donate blood. Your donation of life is used by wounded military at home and abroad.

254-285-5808
RWB - Team Red, White, and Blue - Fort Hood

Meet local veterans in your area, and exercise with them

Salvation Army - Waco

Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families

254-756-7271
Soldier & Family Assistance Center (SFAC)

For active military, wounded warriors, transitioning military and their family. Counseling, family counseling, financial counseling

254-286-5768
Spiritual Fitness Center

Fort Hood Chaplain

254-553-1195
Stability and Self-sufficiency for Women Veterans

Services for women veterans and their families, helps with housing, jobs and transportation.

512-297-2990
Star Group - Veterans Helping Veterans

Volunteer! Meet fellow veterans and help those in need in your community

254-681-8025
STARRY Counseling - Stephenville

Free Child and family counseling, domestic violence and abuse prevention, emergency shelter for children.

254-434-5232
800-440-9789
STARRY Counseling - Temple

Free child and family counseling, domestic violence and abuse prevention.

254-773-5802
800-440-9789
STARRY Counseling – Killeen

Free Child and family counseling, domestic violence and abuse prevention, emergency shelter for children. Free counseling for military families.

54-213-2035
800-440-9789
Survivor Outreach Services

Services for surviving spouses and family

254-288-3655
855-707-2769
Texas A&M University Central Texas (TAMU-CT)

Public upper Level (3rd and 4th year) university accepts Hazlewood, GI bill

254.519.5423
Texas Center Point Veterans Services

Homelessness, counseling, job training, and financial help. Also specialize in MST and women veterans.

512-297-2990
Texas Rural Water Foundation - Veteran Employment Program

Recruiting veterans to work in the water and wastewater utility industry.

(512) 472-8591
Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) Education

Administers Hazlewood act, assists veterans with educational opportunities

512-463-3168
The HOP - Hill Country Transit

Central Texas regional Transport

800-791-9601
512-908-8121
Transitions: Horses and Heroes

Equine-assisted therapy for veterans

512 -576-7199
512-484-8480
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

Individual job search from veterans for veterans and resume help for IAV

888-838-8391
VA - Central Texas Veterans Health Care System

Central Texas VA system

In Temple: 254-778-4811
Outside Temple: 1-800-423-2111 opt 5
After Hours: 1-800-423-2111 opt 4
VA - Central Texas Veterans Health Care System Blind Rehabilitation

VA-provided training for visually impaired and blind veterans. Vision Rehabilitation, Orientation/Mobility, Living Skills, Manual Skills and Computer Access training

254-297-3649 Ext. 53649
254-297-3123 Ext. 53123
VA - Department of Veterans Affairs - Waco Regional Benefit Office

Provides free assistance in applying for VA benefits.

800-827-1000
Crisis- 800-273-8255
VA - Vet Center - Killeen Heights

Vet Center- mental health services, alternative hours and quick appointments.

254-953-7100
VA - Vet Centers

Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families

VA - VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans

Serves Veterans, Vet Families, Surviving Spouses, Active Military, Military Families Provides Mental Health Care

(254) 297-5155
VA - Waco VA Medical Center

VA Healthcare center Waco

254-752-6581
800-423-2111
VA - Women's Trauma Recovery Center in Temple

7 week inpatient recovery program for MST

254-743-1711
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 - Bell County

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

254-444-8918
VLB - TexVetLoan

State office providing land sales to veterans the 'texvet loan' is not affiliated with TexVet.org.

800-252-8387
VSACT - Veterans Service Alliance of Central Texas

Provides a meeting forum for Belton / Fort Hood Veteran Service Offices to exchange ideas and collaborate to meet veteran needs.

512-341-4961
Warriors Research Institute

Peer-to-peer training- vets helping other vets! And one-on-one counseling & telementalhealth for veterans 

254-716-6208
William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home - Temple

Veterans retirement home operated by the Veterans Land Board

254-791-8280
Women's Army Corps Veterans Assoc. Chapter 94

Association of Women Veterans, very active, community volunteers

254-368-0993
Wreath Riders - Wreaths for Vets

Veteran volunteer group. Places wreaths at Central Texas Veterans Cemetary. Hosts Motorcycle Rides: http://www.wreathsforvets.org/home/schedule-of-events/

(254) 690-4321

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Bell County Veteran Resource Guide

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