El Paso County Veteran Resource Guide

Military Veteran Peer Network

A network of trained military & veteran volunteers offering local peer mental support, networking, and help.
El Paso Veterans One-Stop Center • Tom.Moran • 915-747-3590tgmoran@EHNELPASO.ORG

Free VA Claims Assistance

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

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

America's Heroes at Work

Dept of Labor training toolkit with tips on job search for Veterans and Transitioning Military

866-487-2365
American Corporate Partners

ACP aims to strengthen the connection between corporate America and post-9/11 veteran communities.

212-752-0700
Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) - Austin

Resume Transition and Job search assistance for Transitioning Military,.

512-782-5353
Boots to Business

Entrepreneurial training for Active and transitioning military and military spouses

Career and Recovery Resources, Inc.

Housing assistance and vocational training for homeless Veterans & their families & those at risk of homelessness.

713-754-7051 (Homeless Veterans)
Career Gear: Houston

Free business clothes for male veterans -Houston area.

713.778-9959
Career Gear: San Antonio

Free business clothes for male veterans- San Antonio area.

(210) 737-1515
CareerOneStop

Resume and employment website, MOS/MOC to resume help.

877-348-0502
Caritas of Austin

Homeless veteran help with rehousing, jobs, & food.

512-479-4610
Centurion Military Alliance

Provides individual resume writing at seminars across the state.

210-535-4300

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

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

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

Achilles International Houston

Non-profit that partners able-bodied runners (VOLUNTEERS) with all physically-challenged. FREE to join. 

408-230-0860
Adaptive Training Foundation

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

(214) 432-1070
AGC Houston Vets in Construction

Professional Association of General Contractors' veteran group. If you are in construction- come hang out!

713-843-3700
Aggie Veteran Network

Social website for A&M students that are also veterans

Air Force Security Forces Association

Professional Association of Former Air Force Security Forces

888-250-9876
Air Force Sergeants Association 1066

Former Air Force Enlisted Personnel - Vet Association & Legislative Advocacy

Air Force Sergeants Association Division 4

Former Air Force Enlisted Personnel - Vet Association & Legislative Advocacy

Air Warrior Courage Foundation

Formed by military aviators to care for our own, focusing on active duty, guard, reserve, retired military/families & ROTC cadets needing financial assistance.

877-921-2923
American Ex-Prisoners of War

Veterans’ service organization advocating for former prisoners of war and their families

817-649-2979
American GI Forum of Texas - Houston

Housing/homeless asst. employment asst for Veterans (all discharges but dishonorable), Suits for interviews.

713-666-4796

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

Saturday - 24Aug 08:00am Veterans Symposium El Paso
Monday - 26Aug 06:00pm Vet & Spouse Yoga El Paso
Wednesday - 28Aug 03:00pm PTSD & Substance Abuse Group El Paso
Wednesday - 28Aug 06:00pm Vet & Spouse Yoga El Paso
Thursday - 29Aug 04:00pm Creative Healing Crafts Group El Paso
Friday - 30Aug 08:00am Mental Health First Aid Training El Paso

El Paso County Veteran Resource Guide