Burnet 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
American Red Cross of Central and South Texas

Emergency grants and low interest loans for Veterans. Can help with car payment, irregular expenses.

512-928-4271
877-272-7337
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
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
Green Doors

Homelessness help, special program for vets - homelessness and emergency funds. Homelessness prevention programs only for current Green Doors residents.

512-469-9130
1-866-412-6591
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
Southside Community Center

Help for homelessness, emergency payments, senior help, home repairs

512-392-6694

Employment and Business

BIGAUSTIN

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

512-928-8010
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
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
VETRIDES

Rides for veterans & their families in Burnet, Llano, & Lampasas Counties. Transportation to and from VA hospitals, clinics, veteran's services offices, pharmacies, grocery, and retail stores.

830-613-9982

Social Groups

Fleet Reserve Association - 201- Austin

Non-profit, represents Marine, Navy, and Coast Guard Reserve & Fleet Reserve at congress.

Greater Austin Council of the Navy League

Veteran Association that supports Navy ROTC and JROTC, supports Sea Services

512-593-1422
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
The Mission Continues

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

210-528-0534
VFW - Post 10376 Marble Falls Post

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

830-693-2261

Legal

Texas C-Bar

For Nonprofits working on incorporating into a 501c3, pro bono legal assistance with 501c3 application

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
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

Mental Health

American Red Cross of Central and South Texas

Emergency grants and low interest loans for Veterans. Can help with car payment, irregular expenses.

512-928-4271
877-272-7337
Austin Clubhouse

'Club house' to support living with mental illness, back to school/work programs & support groups.

512-925-5877
Bluebonnet Trails Community Services

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

830-305-1882
Capital Area Counseling

Low-cost, no session limit therapy for all members of the pubilc

(512) 302-1000 x100
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
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
HARTH Foundation- Equine Therapy

Equine therapy, free to veterans and active duty

512-656-7698
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
R.O.C.K. Horses for Heroes

Physical therapy and emotional healing through working with horses, special programs for: all veterans, women veterans, and children of active military.

512-930-7625 x311
Service Dogs, Inc.

Trains working service dogs for the Deaf or physically disabled- not PTSD or therapy dog. $50 application fee, no cost for dog.

512-891-9090
Seton Behavioral Health Care - Veteran Restore Intensive Outpatient Program

Free counseling and supportive therapy to veterand regardless of insurance.

(512) 324-2039
STARRY Counseling - Round Rock

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

512-388-8290
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.

254-213-2035
800-440-9789
Survivor Outreach Services

Services for surviving spouses and family

254-288-3655
855-707-2769
Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) Veteran Counselors Pilot Program

Provides CEU's to mental health providers in cilitary cultural compitence, oversees vet court mentors, and provides training to law enforcement and LMHA employees.

Transitions: Horses and Heroes

Equine-assisted therapy for veterans

512 -576-7199
512-484-8480
V.E.T.S. [Veterans Equine Training Services]

Equine therapy for Veterans 

512-297-1375
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 - 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 Comfort Zone

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

Warriors Research Institute

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

254-716-6208
YWCA Greater Austin - Women Vets Counseling

Free WoVeN peer groups for women vets, Free one-on-one counseling for Women Vets with trauma-informed counselors. Youth, and caregiver counseling also available.

512-326-1222

Physical Health

HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

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

Operation Comfort

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

210-826-0500
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
VA - Austin Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic Austin

512-823-4000
800-423-2111
VA - Cedar Park Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC)

VA Outpatient Clinic in Cedar Park

512-219-2340
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 - Waco VA Medical Center

VA Healthcare center Waco

254-752-6581
800-423-2111

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
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
VETTED

Provides short course in Management as well as help with placement in the Business Industry for transitioning Veterans. Small cohort in-person education.

(512) 537-0838

Homeless

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
Green Doors

Homelessness help, special program for vets - homelessness and emergency funds. Homelessness prevention programs only for current Green Doors residents.

512-469-9130
1-866-412-6591
Southside Community Center

Help for homelessness, emergency payments, senior help, home repairs

512-392-6694

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
American Red Cross of Central and South Texas

Emergency grants and low interest loans for Veterans. Can help with car payment, irregular expenses.

512-928-4271
877-272-7337
Austin Clubhouse

'Club house' to support living with mental illness, back to school/work programs & support groups.

512-925-5877
BIGAUSTIN

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

512-928-8010
Bluebonnet Trails Community Services

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

830-305-1882
Capital Area Counseling

Low-cost, no session limit therapy for all members of the pubilc

(512) 302-1000 x100
Capital Area Food Bank

Austin Area Food Bank.

877-541-7905
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
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
Fleet Reserve Association - 201- Austin

Non-profit, represents Marine, Navy, and Coast Guard Reserve & Fleet Reserve at congress.

Greater Austin Council of the Navy League

Veteran Association that supports Navy ROTC and JROTC, supports Sea Services

512-593-1422
Green Doors

Homelessness help, special program for vets - homelessness and emergency funds. Homelessness prevention programs only for current Green Doors residents.

512-469-9130
1-866-412-6591
HARTH Foundation- Equine Therapy

Equine therapy, free to veterans and active duty

512-656-7698
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
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
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 Comfort

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

210-826-0500
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
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
R.O.C.K. Horses for Heroes

Physical therapy and emotional healing through working with horses, special programs for: all veterans, women veterans, and children of active military.

512-930-7625 x311
Service Dogs, Inc.

Trains working service dogs for the Deaf or physically disabled- not PTSD or therapy dog. $50 application fee, no cost for dog.

512-891-9090
Seton Behavioral Health Care - Veteran Restore Intensive Outpatient Program

Free counseling and supportive therapy to veterand regardless of insurance.

(512) 324-2039
Southside Community Center

Help for homelessness, emergency payments, senior help, home repairs

512-392-6694
STARRY Counseling - Round Rock

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

512-388-8290
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.

254-213-2035
800-440-9789
Survivor Outreach Services

Services for surviving spouses and family

254-288-3655
855-707-2769
Texas C-Bar

For Nonprofits working on incorporating into a 501c3, pro bono legal assistance with 501c3 application

Texas Parks & Wildlife Veteran Hiring

Texas Parks & Wildlife works hard to hire vets!

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
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
Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) Veteran Counselors Pilot Program

Provides CEU's to mental health providers in cilitary cultural compitence, oversees vet court mentors, and provides training to law enforcement and LMHA employees.

The Aloe Foundation

Comes to your site to provide massages for veterans.

The Mission Continues

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

210-528-0534
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
V.E.T.S. [Veterans Equine Training Services]

Equine therapy for Veterans 

512-297-1375
VA - Austin Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic Austin

512-823-4000
800-423-2111
VA - Cedar Park Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC)

VA Outpatient Clinic in Cedar Park

512-219-2340
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 - 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 Comfort Zone

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

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
VETRIDES

Rides for veterans & their families in Burnet, Llano, & Lampasas Counties. Transportation to and from VA hospitals, clinics, veteran's services offices, pharmacies, grocery, and retail stores.

830-613-9982
VETTED

Provides short course in Management as well as help with placement in the Business Industry for transitioning Veterans. Small cohort in-person education.

(512) 537-0838
VFW - Post 10376 Marble Falls Post

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

830-693-2261
VLB - TexVetLoan

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

800-252-8387
Warriors Research Institute

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

254-716-6208
Williamson-Burnet County Opportunities Inc. (WBCO)

Senior and disability services, meals-on-wheels for home bound veterans. Home visits for seniors

(512) 255-2202
YWCA Greater Austin - Women Vets Counseling

Free WoVeN peer groups for women vets, Free one-on-one counseling for Women Vets with trauma-informed counselors. Youth, and caregiver counseling also available.

512-326-1222

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Run For the Fallen
  • Memorial Day
 
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  • Memorial Day
 
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Veteran Free Breakfast
  • Memorial Day
 
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  • Memorial Day
 
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May 2019

Burnet County Veteran Resource Guide

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