Burleson 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 Franklin Karasek

County employees trained to assist in VA Claims.

veterans@burlesoncounty.org (979) 567-6360

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.

211
Brazos Valley Cares

Offers emergency funds to veterans, individual grants, and grants to veteran serving organizations.

979-361-7815
Catholic Charities Central Texas Veteran Services Program

Short-Term Financial Assistance, Case Managment, Mentoring, Housing Stabilization, and Referrals for Texas veterans of any era, including those with National Guard, Reservist or Active Duty statuses, Veterans, Families, and Surviving Spouses.

979-822-9340
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

Food

Brazos Valley Food Bank

Food Bank for the Brazos, Burleson, Robertson, Madison, Grimes and Washington counties

(979) 779-3663
Easter Seals of Greater Houston

Veteran & Military Family Services Easter Seals Greater Houston is proudly serving current Service members, Veterans and their families in Harris and all surrounding counties. 

346.330.3859
Meals for Vets

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

(800) 676-1389

Transitioning to Civilian Life

MHMR Authority of Brazos Valley

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

979.822.6467
Operation Comfort

Supportive services for Burn and Orthopedic Wounded Warriors, help with prosthetics, rent, utility and more

1-210-826-0500
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

American Red Cross of Central and South Texas

Emergency Aid for active duty Military through Military Aide Societies such as AER. Referral to community partners to assist Veterans and Family Members with needs.

512-928-4271
Easter Seals of Greater Houston

Veteran & Military Family Services Easter Seals Greater Houston is proudly serving current Service members, Veterans and their families in Harris and all surrounding counties. 

346.330.3859
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
MHMR Authority of Brazos Valley

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

979.822.6467
MVPN - Brazos Valley Veterans

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

979.822.6467
Veteran Spouse Network

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

Youth, Family, & Caregivers

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
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
Veteran Spouse Network

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

Find a Job

Catholic Charities Central Texas

Provides veterans and their families the tools they need to overcome life challenges after military service through the following services:

(979)822-9340
Easter Seals of Greater Houston

Veteran & Military Family Services Easter Seals Greater Houston is proudly serving current Service members, Veterans and their families in Harris and all surrounding counties. 

346.330.3859
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 Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391

Start a Business

Veterans Business Outreach Centers

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

956-665-8931

Social Opportunities

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
Marine Corps League Brazos Valley Detachment 1391

Marine Veteran Association for Brazos Valley.

Legal

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

Homelessness

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

Local Events

Military Veteran Peer Network Monday - 17 Aug 11:30am Female Vets + Female Spouses The Colony
Coalition of Brazos Valley Veterans Organizations Logo Tuesday - 18 Aug 05:30pm Coalition of Brazos Valley Bryan

Burleson County Veteran Resource Guide