El Paso 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 Rollin Heassler

County employees trained to assist in VA Claims.

roheassler@epcounty.com (915) 759-7990
CVSO Efren Montelongo

County employees trained to assist in VA Claims.

efmontelongo@epcounty.com (915) 759-7990

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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Child Crisis Center of El Paso

Provides emergency child care (24hrs or longer), emergency food or shelter to honorably discharged veterans and active military.

915-562-7955
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
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
Project VIDA - Emergency Rent and Rapid Rehousing

 Rent,, Mortgage and Utility payment help, Foreclosure Prevention, and Rapid Rehousing for the homeless.

915-533-7057 ext.116
Salvation Army - El Paso

Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families

(915) 544-9811

Food

El Paso Food Bank

Food Bank that serves the El Paso area

(915) 298-0353
Honor Veterans Now

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

(830) 992-3375
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
Salvation Army - El Paso

Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families

(915) 544-9811
Veterans Non Profit

Food and clothing pantry in El Paso for Veterans

Transitioning to Civilian Life

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
TVC - VA Claims Representatives

VA disability claims workers embedded in the VA locations across the state

800-252-8387
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391

Mental Health

Aliviane, Inc.

Prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery from substance abuse

915-782-4000
El Paso Behavioral Health System - East

Nonprofit mental health and substance abuse treatment for Active Duty, Veterans, and Military Family Members.

915-544-2350
El Paso Behavioral Health System - Northeast

Nonprofit mental health and substance abuse treatment for Active Duty, Veterans, and Military Family Members.

915-544-2360
El Paso Behavioral Health System - Patriot Support Programs

Nonprofit mental health and substance abuse treatment for Active Duty, Veterans, and Military Family Members.

915-544-4000
EL Paso Psychiatric Center

State mental health hospital. In-Patient Psychiatric Treatment.

El Paso Veterans One-Stop Center

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

(915) 747-3590
Marriage Management, Inc.

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

682-730-1818
Military Caregiver Telehealth Initiative UTHSA

For Caregivers: Up to 12 no-cost weekly counseling sessions online (secure), must be TX resident.

210-450-8673
PEAK Behavioral Health Services

For Profit mental health services. Substance abuse recovery services for active military.

(575) 589-3000
Project VIDA - Naftzger

 Behavioral health, Primary Care,  offered with regular primary care at the same clinic. Sliding scale for the uninsured.

Appointments 915-533-7057 EXT.702
Project VIDA - Northeast Family + Dental

 Behavioral health, Primary Care,  and Dental care offered with regular primary care at the same clinic. Sliding scale for the uninsured.

Appointments 915-533-7057 EXT.702
Salvation Army - El Paso

Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families

(915) 544-9811
San Vicente Family Health Center - Alameda

Nonprofit Clinic, offering Primary Care, Dental, Behavioral Health, and Spiritual Care for the poor and needy

Main Line 915-859-7545
San Vicente Family Health Center - San Elizario

Nonprofit Clinic, offering Primary Care, Dental, Behavioral Health, and Spiritual Care for the poor and needy

Main Line 915-859-7545
San Vicente Family Health Center @ Opportunity Center

Nonprofit Clinic, offering Primary Care, Dental, Behavioral Health, and Spiritual Care for the poor and needy

Main Line 915-859-7545
Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors

Counseling in person or telehealth for Veterans and their Families regardless of role, discharge status, or ability to pay.

915-320-1390
Texas Tech Physicians - Texas Tech Med Center

Psychiatric care center.

VA - El Paso VA Health Care System

VA Medical Center in El Paso

915-564-6100
VA - Vet Center - El Paso

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

915-772-0013
VA - Vet Centers

Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families

Veteran Spouse Network

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

Veteran Spouse Resiliency Group (V-SRG)

Offers online and in-person peer support group programming for the spouses and committed partners of veterans.

Women Veterans of West Texas

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

325-660-6030

Youth, Family, & Caregivers

Amanecer Health Systems

For-Profit Mental Health Services in El Paso, TX, for children, adolescents, and family.

915-779-5600
Atlantis Health Services

For-Profit Mental Health Services in El Paso, TX. 

Child Crisis Center of El Paso

Provides emergency child care (24hrs or longer), emergency food or shelter to honorably discharged veterans and active military.

915-562-7955
El Paso Child Guidance Center

Nonprofit mental health services for children and parents in El Paso.

(915) 562-1999
El Paso Veterans One-Stop Center

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

(915) 747-3590
Emergence Health Network

For-Profit offering recovery-based services for mental health, developmental disability, and related conditions for the people of El Paso County.

915-757-7999
Emergence Healthcare

Local Mental Health Authority. Serves veterans, military, & all who qualify financially. Provides mental health services, counseling, medications, and coping skills

915-543-6363
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
La Familia Del Paso

Nonprofit mental health psychiatric services

915-532-9434
Marriage Management, Inc.

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

682-730-1818
Military Caregiver Telehealth Initiative UTHSA

For Caregivers: Up to 12 no-cost weekly counseling sessions online (secure), must be TX resident.

210-450-8673
Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors

Counseling in person or telehealth for Veterans and their Families regardless of role, discharge status, or ability to pay.

915-320-1390
Veteran Spouse Network

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

Veteran Spouse Resiliency Group (V-SRG)

Offers online and in-person peer support group programming for the spouses and committed partners of veterans.

YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region

Special rates for active military and veteran families. Affordable housing opportunities. Transitional housing for homeless female veterans.

(915) 519-0000 ext. 1250

Employment

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

Social Opportunities

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.
MOWW - Military Order of the World Wars - El Paso

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

RWB - Team Red, White, and Blue - El Paso

Meet local veterans in your area, and exercise with them

Legal

El Paso Lawyers For Patriots

Legal counsel for criminal issues directly attributable to military service.

915-532-7052
Emergence Healthcare - Jail Diversion

Local Mental Health Authority's jail diversion program. Mental Health Services for Alternative Courts.

915-599-6670
Veterans Court - El Paso County (346th District Court)

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

915-546-2119
Veterans Court - El Paso Veterans Mental Health Court

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

915-546-8150

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
Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) - El Paso

Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Program

915-564-6537
Hope Institute

Homeless women veteran transitional program, for women veterans with or without children. 

(888) 993-9615
Opportunity Center for the Homeless

Services to the homeless of El Paso, transitional housing, mental and physical health.

Main Line 915-859-7545
Project Amistad

Counseling and Employment help for homeless veterans- all discharges

915-407-3223
Project VIDA - Emergency Rent and Rapid Rehousing

 Rent,, Mortgage and Utility payment help, Foreclosure Prevention, and Rapid Rehousing for the homeless.

915-533-7057 ext.116
Salvation Army - El Paso

Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families

(915) 544-9811
San Vicente Family Health Center @ Opportunity Center

Nonprofit Clinic, offering Primary Care, Dental, Behavioral Health, and Spiritual Care for the poor and needy

Main Line 915-859-7545
SSVF El Paso - Aliviane, Inc.

Provides case management to homeless veterans and veteran families

(915) 774-9812
YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region

Special rates for active military and veteran families. Affordable housing opportunities. Transitional housing for homeless female veterans.

(915) 519-0000 ext. 1250

Local Events

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