Fort Bend Veteran Resource Page

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.

Your region doesn’t have an MVPN coordinator assigned to it right now. We recommend locating your closest MVPN Coordinator on a map and contacting them.

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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877-541-7905
Catholic Charities - Galveston Houston

Emergency Funds. Also homeless veteran women & families services, also individual homeless veteran services. Food pantry.

713-526-4611
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
Family Houston

Provides Homelessness help, Emergency Funds (rent & power), and housing for homeless women/families, OIF/OEF veterans & families.

713-861-4849
Fort Bend County Department of Social Services

Emergency food, medication help, bereavement services, utility assistance, rent help, and emergency funds for vets

281-238-3502
Fort Bend County Heroes - Fort Bend

Emergency funds for veterans, be certain to tell them you are a veteran when you call.

281-238-3502
Northwest Assistance Ministries

The Veteran’s Assistance Program will serve veterans, their dependents, and surviving spouses with temporary financial assistance such as one time rent or mortgage payments, security deposits or utility bills. 

281-885-4555
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 - Greater Houston Area Command

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

713-224-2875

Employment and Business

AGC Houston Vets in Construction

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

713-843-3700
American GI Forum of Texas - Houston

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

713-666-4796
Catholic Charities - Galveston Houston

Emergency Funds. Also homeless veteran women & families services, also individual homeless veteran services. Food pantry.

713-526-4611
Goodwill Houston Job Connection

Job seeking facilities around the Houston area, resume & practice interviews available

832-431-4471
NextOp

Jobs and job training in the oil industry for OEF/OIF veterans.

Salvation Army - Greater Houston Area Command

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

713-224-2875
Texas Rural Water Foundation - Veteran Employment Program

Recruiting veterans to work in the water and wastewater utility industry.

(512) 472-8591
Texas Veterans Program

Military transition assistance, Divorce and Financial Law help, Marriage counseling, Resume and jobs help

713-266-2456
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
On the Road Lending - Disaster Mobility Program

Auto loans for individuals affected by Hurricane Harvey, with up to one year deferred principal payment.

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

Social Groups

Achilles International Houston

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

408-230-0860
AGC Houston Vets in Construction

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

713-843-3700
American GI Forum of Texas - Houston

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

713-666-4796
Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.
Fleet Reserve Association - 159 - Houston

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

The Mission Continues

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

210-528-0534

Legal

Fort Bend Lawyers Care

Civil Legal assistance (divorce, bankruptcy, bills) for low in come military and veterans. Also Legal Clinics

281-239-0015
Houston Bar Association Veterans Legal Initiative

The program provides free legal advice and legal representation to U.S. veterans. Any veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran, can get advice and counsel at one of the clinics offered by the VLI at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center or at one of the community clinics.

713-333-VETS (8387)
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
Texas C-Bar

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

(512) 374-2712
Texas Veterans Program

Military transition assistance, Divorce and Financial Law help, Marriage counseling, Resume and jobs help

713-266-2456
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 - Fort Bend County

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

281-341-4446

Mental Health

Combined Arms Houston - CAX

One-Stop-Shop for veterans in the Houston area

(888) 737-3112
Easter Seals Veterans + Families

Mental health and case management services for Veterans in Fort Bend County

713.838.9050, ext. 371
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
Family Houston

Provides Homelessness help, Emergency Funds (rent & power), and housing for homeless women/families, OIF/OEF veterans & families.

713-861-4849
Fort Bend County Department of Social Services

Emergency food, medication help, bereavement services, utility assistance, rent help, and emergency funds for vets

281-238-3502
Fort Bend Veterans Companion Dog Program

Trained Companion dog for disabled veterans in Fort Bend county.

713-838-9050 ext. 306
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
LMHA - Texana Center

 Provides Peer groups, Counseling, Medications, and Coping Skills for Veterans, and all who qualify financially.

Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Senior,  youth and family services

713-667-9400
713-590-2327
re:Mind Depression & Bipolar Support

Free support groups and resources for depression and bipolar.

(713) 600-1131
Samaritan Center of Houston

Reduced-rate counseling for veterans and their families. Free first session, $10 each session thereafter

713-626-7990
Texas Veterans Program

Military transition assistance, Divorce and Financial Law help, Marriage counseling, Resume and jobs help

713-266-2456
The Montrose Center

Community Center in Houston for LGBTQIA community. Offers mental & physical health services, job services, recovery and more.

713-529-0037 x363
The Xena Project

Therapy, Equine Therapy and church for wounded warriors. West of Houston.

(832) 451-5982
VA - Katy Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Katy

281-578-4600

Physical Health

Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels, for all over 60- no income requirement. Referrals and case management available.

281-633-7049
800-643-9654
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 - Katy Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Katy

281-578-4600

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
SER - Jobs for Progress

In-depth, personalized Job training for transitioning veterans

713-773-6000
Texas Rural Water Foundation - Veteran Employment Program

Recruiting veterans to work in the water and wastewater utility industry.

(512) 472-8591
Texas Veterans Program

Military transition assistance, Divorce and Financial Law help, Marriage counseling, Resume and jobs help

713-266-2456
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391
VETTED

Provides short course in Management as well as help with placement in the Business Industry for transitioning Veterans. Small cohort in-person education.

(512) 537-0838

Homeless

American GI Forum of Texas - Houston

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

713-666-4796
Catholic Charities - Galveston Houston

Emergency Funds. Also homeless veteran women & families services, also individual homeless veteran services. Food pantry.

713-526-4611
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
Family Houston

Provides Homelessness help, Emergency Funds (rent & power), and housing for homeless women/families, OIF/OEF veterans & families.

713-861-4849
Lotus Project for Women Veterans

Homeless services for female veterans with or without children, housing, emergency funds, financial counseling, job assistance.

713-351-6915
New Hope Housing

Single occupancy homeless housing for men and women.

713-222-0290
Northwest Assistance Ministries

The Veteran’s Assistance Program will serve veterans, their dependents, and surviving spouses with temporary financial assistance such as one time rent or mortgage payments, security deposits or utility bills. 

281-885-4555
Salvation Army - Greater Houston Area Command

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

713-224-2875

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
Achilles International Houston

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

408-230-0860
AGC Houston Vets in Construction

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

713-843-3700
American GI Forum of Texas - Houston

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

713-666-4796
Catholic Charities - Galveston Houston

Emergency Funds. Also homeless veteran women & families services, also individual homeless veteran services. Food pantry.

713-526-4611
Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.
Combined Arms Houston - CAX

One-Stop-Shop for veterans in the Houston area

(888) 737-3112
Easter Seals Bridging Apps

Connecting to helpful applications to increase independence and support mental health.

Easter Seals of Greater Houston

Easter Seals of Greater Houston provides services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, other special needs, and disabled veterans. Through therapy, training, education and support services, Easter Seals creates life-changing solutions so that people with disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our community.

713.838.9050
Easter Seals Veterans + Families

Mental health and case management services for Veterans in Fort Bend County

713.838.9050, ext. 371
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
Family Houston

Provides Homelessness help, Emergency Funds (rent & power), and housing for homeless women/families, OIF/OEF veterans & families.

713-861-4849
Fleet Reserve Association - 159 - Houston

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

Fort Bend County Department of Social Services

Emergency food, medication help, bereavement services, utility assistance, rent help, and emergency funds for vets

281-238-3502
Fort Bend County Heroes - Fort Bend

Emergency funds for veterans, be certain to tell them you are a veteran when you call.

281-238-3502
Fort Bend Lawyers Care

Civil Legal assistance (divorce, bankruptcy, bills) for low in come military and veterans. Also Legal Clinics

281-239-0015
Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels, for all over 60- no income requirement. Referrals and case management available.

281-633-7049
800-643-9654
Fort Bend Veterans Companion Dog Program

Trained Companion dog for disabled veterans in Fort Bend county.

713-838-9050 ext. 306
Goodwill Houston Job Connection

Job seeking facilities around the Houston area, resume & practice interviews available

832-431-4471
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
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
Houston Bar Association Veterans Legal Initiative

The program provides free legal advice and legal representation to U.S. veterans. Any veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran, can get advice and counsel at one of the clinics offered by the VLI at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center or at one of the community clinics.

713-333-VETS (8387)
Houston Community Toolbank

For non-profits to borrow tools for projects

713-674-0262
Houston Food Bank

Food Bank for the Houston area

832-369-9390
LMHA - Texana Center

 Provides Peer groups, Counseling, Medications, and Coping Skills for Veterans, and all who qualify financially.

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
Lotus Project for Women Veterans

Homeless services for female veterans with or without children, housing, emergency funds, financial counseling, job assistance.

713-351-6915
Meyerland Job Connection

For Veterans and individuals, offers resume help, job placement, and skill-building courses

832-900-7454
Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Senior,  youth and family services

713-667-9400
713-590-2327
New Hope Housing

Single occupancy homeless housing for men and women.

713-222-0290
NextOp

Jobs and job training in the oil industry for OEF/OIF veterans.

Northwest Assistance Ministries

The Veteran’s Assistance Program will serve veterans, their dependents, and surviving spouses with temporary financial assistance such as one time rent or mortgage payments, security deposits or utility bills. 

281-885-4555
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
On the Road Lending - Disaster Mobility Program

Auto loans for individuals affected by Hurricane Harvey, with up to one year deferred principal payment.

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
Operation Military Embrace

Activities and support for wounded warriors in recovery

281-615-6275
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
re:Mind Depression & Bipolar Support

Free support groups and resources for depression and bipolar.

(713) 600-1131
Salvation Army - Greater Houston Area Command

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

713-224-2875
Samaritan Center of Houston

Reduced-rate counseling for veterans and their families. Free first session, $10 each session thereafter

713-626-7990
SER - Jobs for Progress

In-depth, personalized Job training for transitioning veterans

713-773-6000
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
Texas Veterans Program

Military transition assistance, Divorce and Financial Law help, Marriage counseling, Resume and jobs help

713-266-2456
The Mission Continues

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

210-528-0534
The Montrose Center

Community Center in Houston for LGBTQIA community. Offers mental & physical health services, job services, recovery and more.

713-529-0037 x363
The Xena Project

Therapy, Equine Therapy and church for wounded warriors. West of Houston.

(832) 451-5982
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391
VA - Katy Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Katy

281-578-4600
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 - Fort Bend County

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

281-341-4446
VETTED

Provides short course in Management as well as help with placement in the Business Industry for transitioning Veterans. Small cohort in-person education.

(512) 537-0838
VLB - TexVetLoan

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

800-252-8387

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Fort Bend County Veteran Resource Guide

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