Dallas 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 GI Forum - National Veterans Outreach Program

Jobs help, homeless help, transportation help, emergency funds, weatherization for homes of veterans around El Paso.

210-223-4088
American GI Forum - San Antonio

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

210-223-4088
American Red Cross Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex

Services to the Armed Forces provides emergency funds to military and retirees, and information and referral services.

214-678-4800
Christian Community Action (CCA) - Crisis Management Services and Food Services Emergency funds coupled with intensive case management for individuals in need. 972-219-4300
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
Metrocrest Services - Food Pantry and Financial Assistance Food assistance and emergency funds for residents of Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Addison, Coppell and the portion of Dallas that is part of Denton County. 972-446-2100
Mission Granbury, Inc. - Food Pantry Food pantry for all in need in Granbury, TX. 817-579-6866
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
St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church

Emergency funds, food, and help navigating the system to all in need, provided by the parish chapter of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

972-423-1877 ext. 3

Employment and Business

Achieve

Job placement assistance and forklift certification training for veterans in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Kaufman, Rockwall, and Tarrant Counties. Financial assistance available if related to work equipment.

(214) 637-2911
Allies in Service - Warrior Mentorship Program

Serve our warriors and their families as they reintegrate back into our Dallas community.

214-438-6358
American GI Forum - National Veterans Outreach Program

Jobs help, homeless help, transportation help, emergency funds, weatherization for homes of veterans around El Paso.

210-223-4088
American GI Forum - San Antonio

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

210-223-4088
Goodwill Industries of Dallas - Job Services and Placement Programs

Job training, resume adjustment, and job search help for all in need

214-638-2800 ext.166
Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Greater Dallas - Career & Employment Services for Veterans and Wounded Warriors Individualized career counseling for veterans and their families.  972-437-9950
Steel Hope - Life Coaching Program

Life coaching for veterans to help them meet their goals.

817-689-9339
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
Veteran Women's Enterprise Center

Women Veteran's Center in the heart of Dallas- Socialize and find Entrepreneurial servies.

Volunteers of America Texas - Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) Reintegrates homeless veterans into jobs and support services, such as vocational training, career counseling, and case management to find other needed resources.  832-493-7244

Transportation

CitySquare - Community Health Services Clinic (CHS)

Community health clinic in South Dallas.

214-421-1783
Community Council - My Ride Dallas Help with transportation planning in Dallas County. 972-855-8084
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) - Reduced Fares

Reduced fares for public transit in Dallas for seniors, Medicare card holders, and eligible disabled riders. 

214-979-1111
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) - Travel Ambassador Program

Help with planning a trip, purchasing tickets, and using the Dallas public bus and rail system. One-on-one coaching and group classes available.

214-828-8588
HEB Transit

Limited transport in Hurst, Euless and Bedford. cost $6 for round trip.

My Ride North Texas

Coalition of organizations and volunteers to transport veterans around North Texas.

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
Transportation to Dallas VAMC or Fort Worth Out Patient Clinic (FWOPC)

Transportation to Dallas VA Hospital of Fort Worth VA Clinic

903-583-6496

Social Groups

Adaptive Training Foundation

Empowers those with physical disabilities to transform their lives through exercise and community.

(214) 432-1070
Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.
Dallas Warriors Hockey

For Veterans- Play hockey with Dallas Area Vets- Free, disabilities accomodated!

Fleet Reserve Association - 011 - Fort Worth

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

Heroes Sports - DFW

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

785-979-9956
Jewish War Veterans (JWV)

Service/volunteer oriented veteran's organization.

202-265-6280
MOWW - Military Order of the World Wars - Dallas

Association of officers and warrant officers from all branches who are dedicated to local and national advocacy and action

972-824-5812
MVPN - Denton - Chris Kyle Vet Center

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

(701) 866-2758
Navy League of Dallas

Support and legislative advocacy for Navy, Marine Corps and the Coast Guard

Reserve Officers Association

Professional association of Officers in the Reserves

800-809-9448
202-479-2200
RWB - Team Red, White, and Blue - Dallas/Fort Worth

Regular fitness activities, social gatherings, and community service events with other veterans. 

The Mission Continues

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

210-528-0534
United States Submarine Veterans, Inc

Association of Submariners

Veteran Women's Enterprise Center

Women Veteran's Center in the heart of Dallas- Socialize and find Entrepreneurial servies.

Warrior Spirit Project

Promotes healing and restoration by offering yoga and meditation classes, training pit bulls to be service dogs, and encouraging community gardens.

972-765-4071

Legal

City of Dallas, Veterans Court - South Oak Cliff Veteran's Treatment Court

Alternative community court for veterans with a substance abuse disorder who have at least one outstanding City of Dallas Class C misdemeanor citation.

CitySquare - Legal Action Works (LAW)

Legal services on a sliding scale for crises such as family law matters.

214.827.1000
Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

Free civil legal help, no tickets or criminal.

(214) 243-2236
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas

Free help in civil legal cases for financially qualifying veterans.  Multiple locations. 

888-529-5277
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
Veterans Court - Dallas County

Mental health and drug treatment court that provides an alternative to traditional criminal prosecution for eligible veterans.

214-875-4939

Medical

Association of Persons Affected by Addiction

Prevention and treatment for substance abuse.

214-634-2722
Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star

Volunteer Opportunities, mentor a military kid!

Carry The Load

Patriotic events to honor those military members who have gone before and raise funds for veteran-serving nonprofits.

(214) 723-6068
CitySquare - Community Health Services Clinic (CHS)

Community health clinic in South Dallas.

214-421-1783
CitySquare - Housing

Mulitiple housing programs, including housing for homeless veterans.

469-904-7060
Collin College - Veterans Resource Center

Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Resource Center also connects students with other veterans and transition resources like counseling. 

Compassionate Touch

Access through your hospital's social worker. Emergency funding for hotels/food/parking. Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, & Central Texas.

713-524-1971
Dallas

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

817-239-2636
DFW Canines for Veterans

Service Dogs, free to vets with PTSD & TBI disability diagnosis, will train your dog or provide dog.

(682) 304-4310
Easterseals North Texas - Military & Veteran Services

Variety of services for North Texas Veterans and their families, including outpatient rehabilitation, childcare, employment services, respite care, and information and referral.

888-617-7171
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
Equest - Hooves for Heroes

Free equine assisted therapy and therapeutic horsemanship for honorably discharged veterans and their families.

972-412-1099
Equine Connection Counseling - Operation Hoofbeat Low-cost and free therapy through Wings of Hope Equitherapy. 682-334-3784
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
Green Oaks

For-profit- psychiatric treatment facility, accepts tricare

972-991-9504
Heroes on the Water

Therapeutic water programs for injured military and veterans.

214-295-4541
HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

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

Honor Courage Commitment, Inc.

Entrepreneurship training, mentoring, and community service for veterans. 

214-431-3834
Honor Courage Commitment, Inc. - Fellowship Program

Peer support group for veterans.

214-431-3834
Hope Clinic

Primary medical care for Ellis County-area residents on a sliding scale.  Also accepts many kinds of insurance. 

972-923-2440
Magdalen House

Free women-only 14 day in-patient detox from alcohol- AA based.

214-324-9261
Marriage Management, Inc.

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

682-730-1818
817-465-1001
Metrocare Services - Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic

Provides free comprehensive mental health care to veterans and their families at no cost. Services are available to any person who has served in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves, regardless of role or discharge status.  Also serves as a hub for the Military Veteran Peer Network, a peer-led support group for veterans. 

469-680-3500 Book an appointment
MVPN - Denton - Chris Kyle Vet Center

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

(701) 866-2758
Pastoral Counseling Center

Faith-based counseling for veterans and families in the Dallas area. Sliding scale/reduced cost. 20 locations in North Texas.

214-526-4525
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
REACH - Resource Centers on Independent Living

Tools to assist with independent living for those with disabilities

214-630-4796
Russell Freeman Foundation - Pride House

Nonprofit Sober Living House for the LGBTQIA community. Cost is $1500 a month plus $300 move in fee

4692131380
Shiloh Place

Assistance for all single mothers with housing, childcare, and tuition assistance for up to two years. 

214-218-0336
STARRY Counseling – McKinney

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

469-617-7476
800-440-9789
Stay the Course Veteran Services

Counseling for individuals, couples, families, and children. At least first six sessions free, after that sliding scale from $10-$70/session.

682-990-6242
Steel Hope - Life Coaching Program

Life coaching for veterans to help them meet their goals.

817-689-9339
Steel Hope - Peer Support Group

Individual and Group therapy for veterans

817-689-9339
Surmounters of Texas

Free horse-supported counseling for veterans.  No riding required. 

817-297-9292
The University of Texas at Dallas - Center for Brain Health

Free brain performance training for warriors, their spouses, and caregivers. 

972-883-3418
Travis Manion Foundation

Survivor services, patriotic community building. 

215-348-9080
Union Gospel Mission - Veterans Program

Transitional living program for single male veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.   

214-637-6117 ext.126
VA - Dallas VA Medical Center

Large VA Medical Center in Dallas. Hospital & Emergency Room: 24/7. 

800-849-3597
800-849-3597
VA - Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Fort Worth

800-443-9672
817-730-0000
VA - Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

VA Medical center in Houston

713-791-1414
800-553-2278
VA - North Texas Health Care System

Operates VA hospitals and clinics at mulitple locations in Dallas, Ft. Worth, Bonham, Denton, and McKinney.  Serves veterans in 38 North Texas counties. 

800-849-3597
214-742-8387
VA - Polk Street VA Annex Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Dallas

214-372-8100
VA - Vet Center - 3B RCS South Central Regional Office

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

214-857-1254
VA - Vet Center - Arlington

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

817-274-0981
VA - Vet Center - Dallas

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

214-361-5896
VA - Vet Center - Dallas County - Mesquite

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

214-361-5896
VA - Vet Centers

Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families

Warrior Spirit Project

Promotes healing and restoration by offering yoga and meditation classes, training pit bulls to be service dogs, and encouraging community gardens.

972-765-4071
Wings of Hope Equitherapy

Equitherapy for veterans, active duty, and National Guard with ptsd or physical disabilities

(817)790-8810
Wounded Heroes of Texas, Inc.

Provides comfort items to recovering military, annual fishing trip.

682-325-9468
Wounded Warrior Project

Mental health and VA claims assistance for veterans

210-569-0300
888.997.2586

Women Veterans

Attitudes and Attire

Work Clothing and Professional Development for women.

(214) 630-1667
Bridges Safehouse

Transition from homelessness for women, and women with young children.

469-272-4441
Dallas Warriors Hockey

For Veterans- Play hockey with Dallas Area Vets- Free, disabilities accomodated!

Dress for Success - Dallas

Free career clothing for women, along with leadership training and job retention techniques. 

(972) 392-9770
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
Exodus Ministries

Female felon reentry services

214-827 3772
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
Magdalen House

Free women-only 14 day in-patient detox from alcohol- AA based.

214-324-9261
Metrocare Services - Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic

Provides free comprehensive mental health care to veterans and their families at no cost. Services are available to any person who has served in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves, regardless of role or discharge status.  Also serves as a hub for the Military Veteran Peer Network, a peer-led support group for veterans. 

469-680-3500 Book an appointment
Project MEND Veterans Program

Medical equipment and assistive technology for Texas veterans and their family members.

210-223-6363
Shiloh Place

Assistance for all single mothers with housing, childcare, and tuition assistance for up to two years. 

214-218-0336
Texas Woman's University

Public university accepting Hazlewood and GI Bill.  Three campuses.

940.898.3069
VA - Vet Center - 3B RCS South Central Regional Office

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

214-857-1254
VA - Vet Center - Arlington

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

817-274-0981
VA - Vet Center - Dallas

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

214-361-5896
VA - Vet Center - Dallas County - Mesquite

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

214-361-5896
VA - Vet Centers

Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families

Veteran Women's Enterprise Center

Women Veteran's Center in the heart of Dallas- Socialize and find Entrepreneurial servies.

Veterans Resource Center - Homeless Resources

Homeless veteran reintegration and services, day center for homeless vets, and women's business center. 

(214) 372-8822

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
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391

Homeless

American GI Forum - National Veterans Outreach Program

Jobs help, homeless help, transportation help, emergency funds, weatherization for homes of veterans around El Paso.

210-223-4088
American GI Forum - San Antonio

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

210-223-4088
Bridges Safehouse

Transition from homelessness for women, and women with young children.

469-272-4441
CitySquare - Housing

Mulitiple housing programs, including housing for homeless veterans.

469-904-7060
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
Homeless Veterans Services of Dallas

Homeless veteran reintegration, services, and VA claims assistance for free.

214-372-8822
Housing Crisis Center (HCC) - Veterans Housing Partnership Scattered-site supportive housing programs for veterans. 214-828-4244
Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command - Veterans Programs

Housing to transition from homelessness with case management for up to two years.

214-424-7050
Shared Housing Center

Affordable housing programs that coordinate roommate arrangements between those with too much house and those in need of housing. Some rental stipends. All candidates screened.

214-821-8510
Shiloh Place

Assistance for all single mothers with housing, childcare, and tuition assistance for up to two years. 

214-218-0336
The Stewpot - Representative Payee

Assistance for people with mental illness, addiction, or disability who are unable to manage their federal benefits like Social Security Disability.  Benefits are paid to the Stewpot, and its volunteers ensure those funds are used properly.

214.382.5928
VA - Vet Center - Arlington

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

817-274-0981
Veterans Resource Center - Homeless Resources

Homeless veteran reintegration and services, day center for homeless vets, and women's business center. 

(214) 372-8822

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
About Face Research

Examines the best type of vocational rehabilitation for veterans with felonies and mental illness or substance dependence.

214-857-2571
Achieve

Job placement assistance and forklift certification training for veterans in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Kaufman, Rockwall, and Tarrant Counties. Financial assistance available if related to work equipment.

(214) 637-2911
Adaptive Training Foundation

Empowers those with physical disabilities to transform their lives through exercise and community.

(214) 432-1070
Airborne Angel Cadets of Texas

Volunteer Opportunities making care packages for Deployed Troops

Allies in Service - Warrior Mentorship Program

Serve our warriors and their families as they reintegrate back into our Dallas community.

214-438-6358
American GI Forum - National Veterans Outreach Program

Jobs help, homeless help, transportation help, emergency funds, weatherization for homes of veterans around El Paso.

210-223-4088
American GI Forum - San Antonio

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

210-223-4088
American Red Cross Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex

Services to the Armed Forces provides emergency funds to military and retirees, and information and referral services.

214-678-4800
Association of Persons Affected by Addiction

Prevention and treatment for substance abuse.

214-634-2722
Attitudes and Attire

Work Clothing and Professional Development for women.

(214) 630-1667
BedStart

Free furniture for anyone in need in the Dallas area

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star

Volunteer Opportunities, mentor a military kid!

Bridges Safehouse

Transition from homelessness for women, and women with young children.

469-272-4441
Carry The Load

Patriotic events to honor those military members who have gone before and raise funds for veteran-serving nonprofits.

(214) 723-6068
Cedar Hill Shares - Food Pantry

Food pantry for all in need, serving Dallas and Ellis Counties.

972-293-2822
Christian Community Action (CCA) - Crisis Management Services and Food Services Emergency funds coupled with intensive case management for individuals in need. 972-219-4300
City of Dallas, Veterans Court - South Oak Cliff Veteran's Treatment Court

Alternative community court for veterans with a substance abuse disorder who have at least one outstanding City of Dallas Class C misdemeanor citation.

CitySquare - Community Health Services Clinic (CHS)

Community health clinic in South Dallas.

214-421-1783
CitySquare - Food Pantry

Client-choice food pantry.  Also provides access to mental health, jobs training, and many more programs.

214.823.8710
CitySquare - Housing

Mulitiple housing programs, including housing for homeless veterans.

469-904-7060
CitySquare - Legal Action Works (LAW)

Legal services on a sliding scale for crises such as family law matters.

214.827.1000
CitySquare - Work Paths Program

Intensive work training programs for unemployed or underemployed adults.

214-823-4409
Collin College - Veterans Resource Center

Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Resource Center also connects students with other veterans and transition resources like counseling. 

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.
Community Council - My Ride Dallas Help with transportation planning in Dallas County. 972-855-8084
Compassionate Touch

Access through your hospital's social worker. Emergency funding for hotels/food/parking. Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, & Central Texas.

713-524-1971
Dallas

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

817-239-2636
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) - Reduced Fares

Reduced fares for public transit in Dallas for seniors, Medicare card holders, and eligible disabled riders. 

214-979-1111
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) - Travel Ambassador Program

Help with planning a trip, purchasing tickets, and using the Dallas public bus and rail system. One-on-one coaching and group classes available.

214-828-8588
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) - Brookhaven College - Veterans Services Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Services Office helps student veterans navigate financial aid, government benefits, academic requirements, and career planning.  972-860-4673
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) - Cedar Valley College - Veterans Services Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Services Office helps student veterans navigate financial aid, government benefits, academic requirements, and career planning.  972-860-8219
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) - Eastfield College - Veterans Services Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Services Office helps student veterans navigate financial aid, government benefits, academic requirements, and career planning.  972-860-7340
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) - El Centro - Veterans Services Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Services Office helps student veterans navigate financial aid, government benefits, academic requirements, and career planning.  214-860-2113
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) - Mountain View College - Veterans Services Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Services Office helps student veterans navigate financial aid, government benefits, academic requirements, and career planning.  214-860-3640
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) - North Lake College - Veterans Services Office Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Services Office helps student veterans navigate financial aid, government benefits, academic requirements, and career planning.  972-273-3169
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) - Richland College - Veterans Services Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Services Office helps student veterans navigate financial aid, government benefits, academic requirements, and career planning.  972-238-3778
Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

Free civil legal help, no tickets or criminal.

(214) 243-2236
Dallas Warriors Hockey

For Veterans- Play hockey with Dallas Area Vets- Free, disabilities accomodated!

DFW Canines for Veterans

Service Dogs, free to vets with PTSD & TBI disability diagnosis, will train your dog or provide dog.

(682) 304-4310
Dress for Success - Dallas

Free career clothing for women, along with leadership training and job retention techniques. 

(972) 392-9770
Easterseals North Texas - Military & Veteran Services

Variety of services for North Texas Veterans and their families, including outpatient rehabilitation, childcare, employment services, respite care, and information and referral.

888-617-7171
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
Equest - Hooves for Heroes

Free equine assisted therapy and therapeutic horsemanship for honorably discharged veterans and their families.

972-412-1099
Equine Connection Counseling - Operation Hoofbeat Low-cost and free therapy through Wings of Hope Equitherapy. 682-334-3784
Exodus Ministries

Female felon reentry services

214-827 3772
Fleet Reserve Association - 011 - Fort Worth

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

Goodwill Industries of Dallas - Adult Basic Education

Adult education in math, communication, computer, financial literacy, and reading comprehension skills.

214-638-2800 ext.166
Goodwill Industries of Dallas - Computer Literacy

Six-week course providing basic business computer literacy through hands-on instruction.

214-638-2800 ext.166
Goodwill Industries of Dallas - Financial Literacy

Financial counseling for those in the Dallas Area.

214-638-2800 ext.166
Goodwill Industries of Dallas - Job Services and Placement Programs

Job training, resume adjustment, and job search help for all in need

214-638-2800 ext.166
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
Green Oaks

For-profit- psychiatric treatment facility, accepts tricare

972-991-9504
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. Also provides debt consolidation plans, which are not free.

(866) 648-8122
HEB Transit

Limited transport in Hurst, Euless and Bedford. cost $6 for round trip.

Heroes on the Water

Therapeutic water programs for injured military and veterans.

214-295-4541
Heroes Sports - DFW

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

785-979-9956
HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

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

Homeless Veterans Services of Dallas

Homeless veteran reintegration, services, and VA claims assistance for free.

214-372-8822
Honor Courage Commitment, Inc.

Entrepreneurship training, mentoring, and community service for veterans. 

214-431-3834
Honor Courage Commitment, Inc. - Fellowship Program

Peer support group for veterans.

214-431-3834
Honor Veterans Now

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

(830) 992-3375
Hope Clinic

Primary medical care for Ellis County-area residents on a sliding scale.  Also accepts many kinds of insurance. 

972-923-2440
Housing Crisis Center (HCC) - Veterans Housing Partnership Scattered-site supportive housing programs for veterans. 214-828-4244
Irving Cares

Food pantry for residents of Irving.  Also helps eligible residents apply for food stamp benefits. 

972-721-9181
Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Greater Dallas - Career & Employment Services for Veterans and Wounded Warriors Individualized career counseling for veterans and their families.  972-437-9950
Jewish War Veterans (JWV)

Service/volunteer oriented veteran's organization.

202-265-6280
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas

Free help in civil legal cases for financially qualifying veterans.  Multiple locations. 

888-529-5277
Magdalen House

Free women-only 14 day in-patient detox from alcohol- AA based.

214-324-9261
Marriage Management, Inc.

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

682-730-1818
817-465-1001
Medisend College - General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program

Private vocational medical technology college that accepts the GI Bill.  Accelerated training.  Priority to post-9/11 veterans.

214.575.5006 ext.103
Mental Health America of Greater Dallas

For mental health professionals. Provides education and local resources

Metrocare Services - Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic

Provides free comprehensive mental health care to veterans and their families at no cost. Services are available to any person who has served in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves, regardless of role or discharge status.  Also serves as a hub for the Military Veteran Peer Network, a peer-led support group for veterans. 

469-680-3500 Book an appointment
Metrocrest Services - Food Pantry and Financial Assistance Food assistance and emergency funds for residents of Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Addison, Coppell and the portion of Dallas that is part of Denton County. 972-446-2100
Mission Granbury, Inc. - Food Pantry Food pantry for all in need in Granbury, TX. 817-579-6866
MOWW - Military Order of the World Wars - Dallas

Association of officers and warrant officers from all branches who are dedicated to local and national advocacy and action

972-824-5812
MVPN - Denton - Chris Kyle Vet Center

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

(701) 866-2758
My Ride North Texas

Coalition of organizations and volunteers to transport veterans around North Texas.

Navy League of Dallas

Support and legislative advocacy for Navy, Marine Corps and the Coast Guard

North Central Texas College

Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Also has a Department of Veterans Affairs to help with benefit questions.

North Dallas Shared Ministries - Food Pantry

Food pantry serving 21 ZIP codes in North Dallas.   

(214) 358-8700
North Texas Food Bank

Food bank for Plano, Dallas and N Texas

214-269-0906
NPower - TechCareer Accelerator

Intensive six-week training program in cloud-based IT help desk software.

214-421-1821
NPower - Technology Service Corps

Intensive technical training and tech certification.

214-421-1800
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
Pastoral Counseling Center

Faith-based counseling for veterans and families in the Dallas area. Sliding scale/reduced cost. 20 locations in North Texas.

214-526-4525
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
REACH - Resource Centers on Independent Living

Tools to assist with independent living for those with disabilities

214-630-4796
Rebuilding Together North Texas - Homes4Heroes

Home repairs or modifications for veterans and their families.  

972-245-6900
Rebuilding Together North Texas - Safe & Healthy Home Program

Modifications for home safety for the elderly and disabled.

972-245-6900
Reserve Officers Association

Professional association of Officers in the Reserves

800-809-9448
202-479-2200
Russell Freeman Foundation - Pride House

Nonprofit Sober Living House for the LGBTQIA community. Cost is $1500 a month plus $300 move in fee

4692131380
RWB - Team Red, White, and Blue - Dallas/Fort Worth

Regular fitness activities, social gatherings, and community service events with other veterans. 

Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command - Food Pantry

Food pantry operating at multiple locations around North Texas.

817-344-1800
Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command - Veterans Programs

Housing to transition from homelessness with case management for up to two years.

214-424-7050
Shared Housing Center

Affordable housing programs that coordinate roommate arrangements between those with too much house and those in need of housing. Some rental stipends. All candidates screened.

214-821-8510
Shiloh Place

Assistance for all single mothers with housing, childcare, and tuition assistance for up to two years. 

214-218-0336
Southern Methodist University (SMU)

Private university accepting GI Bill and offering a student veteran office connecting veterans with resources. 

214-768-4797
Southern Methodist University - Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE)

Private university accepting GI Bill and MyCAA funding.  Full range of professional development and certificate programs in dozens of fields, although not all programs are current eligible under the GI Bill.

214-768-2273
972-473-3467
St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church

Emergency funds, food, and help navigating the system to all in need, provided by the parish chapter of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

972-423-1877 ext. 3
STARRY Counseling – McKinney

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

469-617-7476
800-440-9789
Stay the Course Veteran Services

Counseling for individuals, couples, families, and children. At least first six sessions free, after that sliding scale from $10-$70/session.

682-990-6242
Steel Hope - Feeding The Homeless & Seed Of Hope

Food cart for the homeless. Every 5th Saturday of the month.

817-689-9339
Steel Hope - Life Coaching Program

Life coaching for veterans to help them meet their goals.

817-689-9339
Steel Hope - Peer Support Group

Individual and Group therapy for veterans

817-689-9339
Steel Hope - Steel Free

Individual and Group therapy for incarcerated veterans

817-689-9339
Surmounters of Texas

Free horse-supported counseling for veterans.  No riding required. 

817-297-9292
Tarrant County College (TCC) - Veterans Services Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood. Also offers short-course technical programs.  Multiple locations in Tarrant County. 817-515-1620
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 Wesleyan University

Private university accepting GI Bill.  Some additional tuition benefits may be available. 

817-531-4420
Texas Woman's University

Public university accepting Hazlewood and GI Bill.  Three campuses.

940.898.3069
The Mission Continues

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

210-528-0534
The Stewpot - Identification Documentation Recovery

Help for the homeless recovering identifying documents, such as birth certificates, school records, and Social Security cards, that are essential to secure jobs and housing. 

214-746-2785
The Stewpot - Representative Payee

Assistance for people with mental illness, addiction, or disability who are unable to manage their federal benefits like Social Security Disability.  Benefits are paid to the Stewpot, and its volunteers ensure those funds are used properly.

214.382.5928
The University of Texas at Dallas - Center for Brain Health

Free brain performance training for warriors, their spouses, and caregivers. 

972-883-3418
The University of Texas at Dallas - Military and Veteran Center

Public university accepting Hazlewood and GI bill.  Also offers the Military and Veterans Center for transition support for student veterans. 

972-883-4913
http://utdallas.edu/veterans/contact
Transportation to Dallas VAMC or Fort Worth Out Patient Clinic (FWOPC)

Transportation to Dallas VA Hospital of Fort Worth VA Clinic

903-583-6496
Travis Manion Foundation

Survivor services, patriotic community building. 

215-348-9080
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391
Union Gospel Mission - Veterans Program

Transitional living program for single male veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.   

214-637-6117 ext.126
United States Submarine Veterans, Inc

Association of Submariners

University of North Texas Health Science Center Public university accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood. 817-735-7652
817-735-2483
VA - Dallas VA Medical Center

Large VA Medical Center in Dallas. Hospital & Emergency Room: 24/7. 

800-849-3597
800-849-3597
VA - Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Fort Worth

800-443-9672
817-730-0000
VA - Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

VA Medical center in Houston

713-791-1414
800-553-2278
VA - North Texas Health Care System

Operates VA hospitals and clinics at mulitple locations in Dallas, Ft. Worth, Bonham, Denton, and McKinney.  Serves veterans in 38 North Texas counties. 

800-849-3597
214-742-8387
VA - Polk Street VA Annex Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Dallas

214-372-8100
VA - Vet Center - 3B RCS South Central Regional Office

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

214-857-1254
VA - Vet Center - Arlington

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

817-274-0981
VA - Vet Center - Dallas

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

214-361-5896
VA - Vet Center - Dallas County - Mesquite

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

214-361-5896
VA - Vet Centers

Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families

VCSO - Veteran's Services Office- Dallas

Help with VA Claims and connections to local groups for help

972-692-4939
Veteran Women's Enterprise Center

Women Veteran's Center in the heart of Dallas- Socialize and find Entrepreneurial servies.

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
Veterans Court - Dallas County

Mental health and drug treatment court that provides an alternative to traditional criminal prosecution for eligible veterans.

214-875-4939
Veterans Resource Center - Homeless Resources

Homeless veteran reintegration and services, day center for homeless vets, and women's business center. 

(214) 372-8822
Veterans Resource Center of Dallas - Home Repair

Home repair for disabled veterans, concentrating on mobility and accessibility repairs, as well as home safety issues.

(214) 372-8822
VLB - TexVetLoan

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

800-252-8387
Volunteers of America Texas - Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) Reintegrates homeless veterans into jobs and support services, such as vocational training, career counseling, and case management to find other needed resources.  832-493-7244
Warrior Spirit Project

Promotes healing and restoration by offering yoga and meditation classes, training pit bulls to be service dogs, and encouraging community gardens.

972-765-4071
Wings of Hope Equitherapy

Equitherapy for veterans, active duty, and National Guard with ptsd or physical disabilities

(817)790-8810
Wounded Heroes of Texas, Inc.

Provides comfort items to recovering military, annual fishing trip.

682-325-9468
Wounded Warrior Project

Mental health and VA claims assistance for veterans

210-569-0300
888.997.2586

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