Fannin County Veteran Resource Page

Veterans County Service Officers

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

  • Jerry Ford 903-583-6390
    Veterans County Service Officer
  • Paul Chandler 903/ 583-6390 pchandler@fanninco.net
    Veteran 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.

211
877-541-7905
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

Employment and Business

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

Legal

Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas

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

888-529-5277
Texas C-Bar

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

(512) 374-2712
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 - North Texas Regional (Multiple Counties)

Alternative to traditional criminal prosecution for eligible veterans in Fannin, Collin, Grayson, Rockwall, or Kaufman Counties.

469-974-7731
Veterans Court - NTX Regional - Rockwall, Kaufman, Grayson, and Fannin

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

469-974-7731

Mental Health

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
LMHA - Texoma Community Center

The mission of the center is to promote the accessibility of services that improve quality of life and support self determination for persons with mental and developmental disorders.

STARRY Counseling - Stephenville

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

254-434-5232
800-440-9789
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
Texoma Area MVPN

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

903-267-0166
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
VVA - 973 Peer to Peer Program serving Cooke, Fannin, and Grayson Counties

Peer support group for active military, veterans and their families

(903) 893-1129

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 - 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 - Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center

VA Substance Abuse in patient center

800-924-8387
903-583-2111

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
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

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
BedStart

Free furniture for anyone in need in the Dallas area

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
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
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas

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

888-529-5277
LMHA - Texoma Community Center

The mission of the center is to promote the accessibility of services that improve quality of life and support self determination for persons with mental and developmental disorders.

North Texas Food Bank

Food bank for Plano, Dallas and N Texas

214-269-0906
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
STARRY Counseling - Stephenville

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

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

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

(512) 374-2712
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
Texoma Area MVPN

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

903-267-0166
The Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home - Bonham

Retirement home for veterans in North Texas, subsidized by the Veterans Land Board

(903) 640-8387
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391
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 - Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center

VA Substance Abuse in patient center

800-924-8387
903-583-2111
Veterans Center of North Texas (VCONT)

All-volunteer organization provides central point of contact for Veterans and their families to learn about benefits and services available in North Texas, and information, referral and consultation. 

214-600-2966
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 - North Texas Regional (Multiple Counties)

Alternative to traditional criminal prosecution for eligible veterans in Fannin, Collin, Grayson, Rockwall, or Kaufman Counties.

469-974-7731
Veterans Court - NTX Regional - Rockwall, Kaufman, Grayson, and Fannin

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

469-974-7731
VLB - TexVetLoan

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

800-252-8387
VVA - 973 Peer to Peer Program serving Cooke, Fannin, and Grayson Counties

Peer support group for active military, veterans and their families

(903) 893-1129

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