Callahan County Veteran Resource Guide

Veterans County Service Officers

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

  • Thomas Ivey 325-854-5874
    Veterans County Service Officer
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.

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877-541-7905
Central Texas Opportunities, Inc.

Rent/mortgage assistance, job services, financial classes & medical services.

(325) 625-4167
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
Goodwill West Texas

Job opportunities for those with barriers to employment.

325-676-7925
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

Employment and Business

Goodwill West Texas

Job opportunities for those with barriers to employment.

325-676-7925
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

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

Social Groups

VFW 6873

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

(325) 692-0222

Legal

Texas C-Bar

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

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

Betty Hardwick Center (Abilene)

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

(325) 690-5100
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
MVPN - Abilene Area

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

STARRY Counseling - Stephenville

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

254-434-5232
800-440-9789
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.

Veteran Couples Connect (VCC)

Offers 5 sessions of in-person counseling about PTSD for Service Member or Veteran Couples.

512-232-0639
Women Veterans of West Texas

Facebook and in-person support group for women veterans living in West Texas.

325-660-6030

Physical Health

HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

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

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 - Granbury Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC)

VA Outpatient Clinic in Granbury,TX. Primary care, routine physicals, preventive health maint., etc.

817-326-3902
Fax: 817-326-3950
VA - West Texas VA Health Care System

West Texas VA Health Care System

432-263-7361
800-472-1365

Military Transition

Goodwill West Texas

Job opportunities for those with barriers to employment.

325-676-7925
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

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
SSVF - West Central Texas Regional Foundation

SSVF- Housing stability for low income veterans and their families

800-928-2262
325-672-8544

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
Betty Hardwick Center (Abilene)

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

(325) 690-5100
Central Texas Opportunities, Inc.

Rent/mortgage assistance, job services, financial classes & medical services.

(325) 625-4167
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 Bank of West Central Texas

Food Bank for: Fisher, Jones, Shackelford, Stephens, Mitchell, Nolan, Taylor, Callahan, Eastland, Runnels, Coleman, Brown, and Comanche counties

Goodwill West Texas

Job opportunities for those with barriers to employment.

325-676-7925
HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

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

Honor Veterans Now

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

(830) 992-3375
Military Partnership of West Central Texas (WPoWCT)

Abilene area coalition of Veteran Service Offices.

325-676-7065 x1
MVPN - Abilene Area

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

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
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
SSVF - West Central Texas Regional Foundation

SSVF- Housing stability for low income veterans and their families

800-928-2262
325-672-8544
STARRY Counseling - Stephenville

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

254-434-5232
800-440-9789
Texas C-Bar

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

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.

TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391
VA - Granbury Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC)

VA Outpatient Clinic in Granbury,TX. Primary care, routine physicals, preventive health maint., etc.

817-326-3902
Fax: 817-326-3950
VA - West Texas VA Health Care System

West Texas VA Health Care System

432-263-7361
800-472-1365
Veteran Couples Connect (VCC)

Offers 5 sessions of in-person counseling about PTSD for Service Member or Veteran Couples.

512-232-0639
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
VFW 6873

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

(325) 692-0222
VLB - TexVetLoan

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

800-252-8387
Women Veterans of West Texas

Facebook and in-person support group for women veterans living in West Texas.

325-660-6030

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May 2019

Callahan County Veteran Resource Guide

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