Bexar County Veteran Resource Guide

TexVet's county guide is your roadmap to the local SMVF (Service Member, Veteran & Families) community.
From VA Claims, to Mental Health, Social Groups & Events- TexVet's county guides highlight organizations that serve your county. Weather the home office is next door or across the state, if an organization outreaches to your county, they show up here!

Free VA Claims Assistance

Across Texas and in your county, trained, Free VA Claims personnel are waiting to help you navigate the VA Claims process.
CVSO Bexar County Veteran Service Office

County employees trained to assist in VA Claims.

(210) 335-6775

Military Veteran Peer Network

A network of trained military & veteran volunteers offering local peer mental support, networking, and help.

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.

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American GI Forum - San Antonio

Jobs help, homeless help, transportation help, emergency funds, weatherization for homes of veterans around San Antonio

210-223-4088
Bexar County Assistance Program

Emergency Rent and utility payments for Bexar County residents.

210-335-3666
Catholic Charities - San Antonio

Emergency Funds. Also homeless veteran women & families services, also individual homeless veteran services. Food pantry.

210-226-6178
Christian Assistance Ministries

Faith Based Organization, provides bus passes, food, utility and prescription assistance.

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
Family Assistance Center - San Antonio

Rent & Utility Payment. Income Tax Prep. Financial Counseling, Job referrals

210-207-6000
Goodwill - San Antonio Veteran Resource Center

Job development for military and veterans, housing & utility payments for vets.

210-924-8581
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 - San Antonio

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

210-352-2000
SAMMinistries

Homeless services in San Antonio, TX

210-340-0302
The Agape Ministry, Inc

Faith Based Organization- Emergency Food and Clothing, Homeless Services. No rent or utility assistance.

210-590-6655

Food

Catholic Charities - San Antonio

Emergency Funds. Also homeless veteran women & families services, also individual homeless veteran services. Food pantry.

210-226-6178
Christian Assistance Ministries

Faith Based Organization, provides bus passes, food, utility and prescription assistance.

Meals for Vets

Provides food for veterans under 60, that have served honorably, and have demonstrated need- across Texas.

(800) 676-1389
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 - San Antonio

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

210-352-2000
San Antonio Food Bank

Largest Food Bank in San Antonio, also help applying for social services.

210-431-8326
The Agape Ministry, Inc

Faith Based Organization- Emergency Food and Clothing, Homeless Services. No rent or utility assistance.

210-590-6655

Transitioning to Civilian Life

Career Gear: San Antonio

Free business clothes for male veterans- San Antonio area.

(210) 737-1515
Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA)

Microsoft provides transitioning service members and veterans of the U.S. military free training in a number of Microsoft certifications and job placement in or outside of Microsoft.

Military Warriors Support Foundation

Housing, transportation, and financial mentoring for combat wounded veterans. Recreational outings, skill transitions, and transportation to medical appointments.

210-615-8973
National Amputee Boxing Association

Boxing for amputees, currently in San Antonio

210-294-0252
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 Homefront – Transitional Homes for Community Reintegration

2,029 sq. ft. houses in Helotes, TX (San Antonio) for transitioning military families. Requires: Honorable Discharge, no criminal record, live in house for 2 to 3 years (minimum). Technically rent-free, but they collect $500 to $800 per month which returns to the family at the end of the program. Apply at: https://operationhomefront.formstack.com/forms/thcrpreeligibility

Texas Rural Water Foundation - Veteran Employment Program

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

(512) 472-8591
TVC - VA Claims Representatives

VA disability claims workers embedded in the VA locations across the state

800-252-8387
TVLP - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391

Mental Health

Center for Health Care Services

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

Clarity Child Guidance Center

Provides crisis stabilization, psychiatric evaluations, and ongoing therapy for children 3-17.

210-616-0300
Combat Stress Recovery Program - Wounded Warrior Project

Online mental health resources, and regional mental health wellness retreats.

832-536-3098
Deborah's House

In-Patient Alcohol recovery for Women Vets, Transition for Homeless Women Vets

Ecumenical Center

Provides free mental health to veterans and their families through the TV+FA Grant.

Family Service Association of San Antonio, Inc.

County services- Children- Headstart, Parenting Education, Texas Workforce, Senior resources/services.

210-299-2400
Grace After Fire - Table Talk: Color Me Camo

Free peer support groups for female veterans in Houston, San Antonio, and San Marcos

1-888-737-3112
Heroes on the Water

Therapeutic water programs for injured military and veterans.

214-295-4541
Marriage Management, Inc.

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

682-730-1818
Military Caregiver Telehealth Initiative UTHSA

For Caregivers: Up to 12 no-cost weekly counseling sessions online (secure), must be TX resident.

210-450-8673
MVPN - Bexar County

Connects veterans and military families to small peer support groups staffed by veteran volunteers and other community resources. 

Starlite Recovery Center - LGBT+ Program

For Profit Alcohol and drug recovery facility, Tricare accepted. LGBT+ specific program

855-900-9613
Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors San Antonio

Mental health counseling services for veterans and their families regardless of role, discharge status, or ability to pay. Services in English and Spanish

(210) 399-4838
The Pink Berets

Free counseling for women veterans with a retreat and personalized development program.

VA - Balcones Heights Outpatient Clinic

VA outpatient clinic in Balcones Heights

210-732-1802
VA - Frank M. Tejeda VA Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in San Antonio

210-699-2100
VA - South Texas Veterans Health Care System

VA Hospital in San Antonio

210-617-5300
VA - Vet Center - San Antonio NE

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

210-650-0422
VA - Vet Center - San Antonio NW

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

210-688-0606
VA - Vet Centers

Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families

Veteran Spouse Network

The Veteran Spouse Network faclitates a statewide network for veteran spouses as they build a community of support.

Warrior and Family Support Center

Support for family members at BAMC

210-916-8367
Wounded Warrior Project

Mental health and VA claims assistance for veterans

210-569-0300
WoVeN

Free Peer Mentoring program for women veterans.

1 (877) 449-6836

Youth, Family, & Caregivers

Catholic Charities - San Antonio

Emergency Funds. Also homeless veteran women & families services, also individual homeless veteran services. Food pantry.

210-226-6178
Clarity Child Guidance Center

Provides crisis stabilization, psychiatric evaluations, and ongoing therapy for children 3-17.

210-616-0300
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
Family Assistance Center - San Antonio

Rent & Utility Payment. Income Tax Prep. Financial Counseling, Job referrals

210-207-6000
Family Service Association of San Antonio, Inc.

County services- Children- Headstart, Parenting Education, Texas Workforce, Senior resources/services.

210-299-2400
Fisher House Foundation

Comfort home for families who's loved one is at a VA hospital or Military Medical Center.

(888) 294-8560
Marriage Management, Inc.

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

682-730-1818
Military Caregiver Telehealth Initiative UTHSA

For Caregivers: Up to 12 no-cost weekly counseling sessions online (secure), must be TX resident.

210-450-8673
Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors San Antonio

Mental health counseling services for veterans and their families regardless of role, discharge status, or ability to pay. Services in English and Spanish

(210) 399-4838
VA - Vet Center - San Antonio NE

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

210-650-0422
VA - Vet Center - San Antonio NW

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

210-688-0606
Veteran Spouse Network

The Veteran Spouse Network faclitates a statewide network for veteran spouses as they build a community of support.

Find a Job

American GI Forum - San Antonio

Jobs help, homeless help, transportation help, emergency funds, weatherization for homes of veterans around San Antonio

210-223-4088
Dress for Success - San Antonio

Free career clothing for women.

(210) 737-1515
Texas Rural Water Foundation - Veteran Employment Program

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

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

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

888-838-8391

Start a Business

PeopleFund Community Entrepreneur Workshops

Educational workshops for entrepreneurs of small businesses or nonprofit organizations.

888-222-0017 ext. 102
Professional Women's Veterans Coalition

Job search & resume help for women veterans also a professional association of women veterans

888-723-6223 ext 101
Veterans Business Outreach Centers

Business training offioce just for veterans! Free, and through the Small Business Administration + UTRGV

956-665-8931

Transportation

Alamo Call-A-Ride 4 Vets

For honorably discharged veterans & their families across 13 counties surrounding San Antonio. Provides rides to medical appointments, grocery & pharmacy trips, and trips to social and religious events. 

1-800-960-5201
Military Warriors Support Foundation

Housing, transportation, and financial mentoring for combat wounded veterans. Recreational outings, skill transitions, and transportation to medical appointments.

210-615-8973

Social Opportunities

American Legion - Post 592

Active veteran organization in San Antonio.

210-590-1863
AUSA - Alamo Chapter Association of the US Army

Legislative advocacy for Army Active and Veterans.

210-882-0071
Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.
Heroes Sports

Recreational sports league for Veterans & their families in San Antonio, Texas.

(832) 651-7777
Korean War Veterans Association San Antonio Alamo Chapter #298

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

Military Veterans for Christ

Faith based veteran association

MOAA - Alamo Chapter & Texas Council of Chapters

Veteran Association of military officers. Offers camaraderie and legislative advocacy.

210-228-9955
National Amputee Boxing Association

Boxing for amputees, currently in San Antonio

210-294-0252
Professional Women's Veterans Coalition

Job search & resume help for women veterans also a professional association of women veterans

888-723-6223 ext 101
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. - San Marcos

Fly fishing for disabled veterans and wounded warriors.

866-251-7252
RWB - Team Red, White, and Blue - San Antonio

Meet local veterans in your area, and exercise with them

San Antonio Coalition for Veterans

SACVF is a San Antonio area coalition of VSOs

830.583.7228
South Texas Region Blinded Veterans Association

Social and supportive organization for blinded veterans. Helps vets locate supportive services.

(210) 639-4141
The Mission Continues

OEF/OIF Veterans awarded fellowships help rebuild their communities. In Houston, Dallas, Austin & San Antonio.

210-528-0534
Women Veterans of San Antonio

Social Group for San Antonio Women Veterans- Very Active

830-391-9235

Legal

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)

956.447.4800
Veterans Court - Bexar County

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

210-335-2156

Homelessness

American GI Forum - San Antonio

Jobs help, homeless help, transportation help, emergency funds, weatherization for homes of veterans around San Antonio

210-223-4088
CentroMed

Primary healthcare for the homeless.

210-334-3700
Deborah's House

In-Patient Alcohol recovery for Women Vets, Transition for Homeless Women Vets

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
Family Assistance Center - San Antonio

Rent & Utility Payment. Income Tax Prep. Financial Counseling, Job referrals

210-207-6000
Goodwill - San Antonio Veteran Resource Center

Job development for military and veterans, housing & utility payments for vets.

210-924-8581
GreenPath Financial Wellness

For vets and their families, free credit counseling, debt counseling, personalized budget counseling, home pre-purchase counseling, reverse mortgage counseling, and bankruptcy counseling and education. Home foreclosure prevention.

Also provides debt consolidation plans, which are not free.  

(800) 550-1961
SAMMinistries

Homeless services in San Antonio, TX

210-340-0302
The Agape Ministry, Inc

Faith Based Organization- Emergency Food and Clothing, Homeless Services. No rent or utility assistance.

210-590-6655

Local Events

Instructor Clayton Bradshaw writing on the blackboard Tuesday - 31 Mar 07:00pm Scriveners' Circle and Writing Workshop for Veterans San Marcos
Instructor Clayton Bradshaw writing on the blackboard Tuesday - 07 Apr 07:00pm Scriveners' Circle and Writing Workshop for Veterans San Marcos

Bexar County Veteran Resource Guide