Cherokee 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 Andrew Dehart

County employees trained to assist in VA Claims.

covso@cocherokee.org (903) 683-4012
CVSO Ed Gellock

County employees trained to assist in VA Claims.

coavso@cocherokee.org (903) 683-4012

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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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

East Texas Food Bank

Regional food bank.

903.597.3663
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

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 veteransĀ and resume help for IAV

888-838-8391

Mental Health

ACCESS - Cherokee

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

(903) 586-5507
Lone Star Military Resource Group

Peer mentoring and support for veterans and their families.

(903) 284-8424
Marriage Management, Inc.

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

682-730-1818
Veteran Spouse Network

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

Youth, Family, & Caregivers

ACCESS - Cherokee

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

(903) 586-5507
Bent Anchor Ranch

Equine therapy for military youth, adults & families.

903-520-5060
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
Marriage Management, Inc.

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

682-730-1818
Veteran Spouse Network

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

Find a Job

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 veteransĀ and resume help for IAV

888-838-8391

Start a Business

East Texas Veterans Alliance

Coalition of local veteran service organizations to collaborate and coordinate veteran aide

(903) 747-8007

Social Opportunities

East Texas Veterans Alliance

Coalition of local veteran service organizations to collaborate and coordinate veteran aide

(903) 747-8007

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

Eagle & US Flag Wednesday - 23 Sep 05:30pm Military Resource Group Jacksonville

Cherokee County Veteran Resource Guide