Freestone County Veteran Resource Page

Veterans County Service Officers

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

  • Fonzell Nealy Sr. 254-739-2776
    Veterans 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
American Red Cross of Central and South Texas

Emergency grants and low interest loans for Veterans. Can help with car payment, irregular expenses.

512-928-4271
877-272-7337
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
MVPN - Heart of Texas Veterans One Stop

Waco One-Stop- peer counseling, homeless services, job services, and so much more!

(254)297-7171
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

Heroes Night Out

Meeting place for veterans and their families- hosting peer counseling, caregiver support groups, aide and referral to other help as needed

512-986-7660
Mexia Peer Support Center

'One Stop' drop-in for peer support, job, and homelessness help.

(254) 562-6052
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

Social Groups

Heroes Night Out

Meeting place for veterans and their families- hosting peer counseling, caregiver support groups, aide and referral to other help as needed

512-986-7660
MVPN - Heart of Texas Veterans One Stop

Waco One-Stop- peer counseling, homeless services, job services, and so much more!

(254)297-7171

Legal

Family Abuse Center

Domestic violence shelter

800-283-8401 (24 hour hotline)
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
MVPN - Heart of Texas Veterans One Stop

Waco One-Stop- peer counseling, homeless services, job services, and so much more!

(254)297-7171
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

Mental Health

American Red Cross of Central and South Texas

Emergency grants and low interest loans for Veterans. Can help with car payment, irregular expenses.

512-928-4271
877-272-7337
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 Abuse Center

Domestic violence shelter

800-283-8401 (24 hour hotline)
Heart of Texas Community Health Center Inc.

Healthcare for low income families in McLennan County.

254-750-8200
Heart of Texas Region MHMR (Waco Area)

Regional MHMR. Serves veterans, military, & all who qualify financially. Provides mental health services, counseling, medications, and coping skills

866-752-3451 (Crisis)
254-297-7070
Heroes Night Out

Meeting place for veterans and their families- hosting peer counseling, caregiver support groups, aide and referral to other help as needed

512-986-7660
Mexia Peer Support Center

'One Stop' drop-in for peer support, job, and homelessness help.

(254) 562-6052
MVPN - Heart of Texas Veterans One Stop

Waco One-Stop- peer counseling, homeless services, job services, and so much more!

(254)297-7171
Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) Veteran Counselors Pilot Program

Provides CEU's to mental health providers in cilitary cultural compitence, oversees vet court mentors, and provides training to law enforcement and LMHA employees.

Veteran Couples Connect (VCC)

Offers 5 sessions of in-person counseling about PTSD for Service Member or Veteran Couples.

512-232-0639
Warriors Research Institute

Peer-to-peer training- vets helping other vets! And one-on-one counseling & telementalhealth for veterans 

254-716-6208

Physical Health

Heart of Texas Community Health Center Inc.

Healthcare for low income families in McLennan County.

254-750-8200
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

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
Heart of Texas Community Health Center Inc.

Healthcare for low income families in McLennan County.

254-750-8200
Mexia Peer Support Center

'One Stop' drop-in for peer support, job, and homelessness help.

(254) 562-6052
MVPN - Heart of Texas Veterans One Stop

Waco One-Stop- peer counseling, homeless services, job services, and so much more!

(254)297-7171

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
American Red Cross of Central and South Texas

Emergency grants and low interest loans for Veterans. Can help with car payment, irregular expenses.

512-928-4271
877-272-7337
Capital Area Food Bank

Austin Area Food Bank.

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
Family Abuse Center

Domestic violence shelter

800-283-8401 (24 hour hotline)
Heart of Texas Community Health Center Inc.

Healthcare for low income families in McLennan County.

254-750-8200
Heart of Texas Region MHMR (Waco Area)

Regional MHMR. Serves veterans, military, & all who qualify financially. Provides mental health services, counseling, medications, and coping skills

866-752-3451 (Crisis)
254-297-7070
Heroes Night Out

Meeting place for veterans and their families- hosting peer counseling, caregiver support groups, aide and referral to other help as needed

512-986-7660
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
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
Mexia Peer Support Center

'One Stop' drop-in for peer support, job, and homelessness help.

(254) 562-6052
MVPN - Heart of Texas Veterans One Stop

Waco One-Stop- peer counseling, homeless services, job services, and so much more!

(254)297-7171
Navarro College

Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.

903-875-7347
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
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 Commission (TVC) Veteran Counselors Pilot Program

Provides CEU's to mental health providers in cilitary cultural compitence, oversees vet court mentors, and provides training to law enforcement and LMHA employees.

TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391
Veteran Couples Connect (VCC)

Offers 5 sessions of in-person counseling about PTSD for Service Member or Veteran Couples.

512-232-0639
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
VLB - TexVetLoan

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

800-252-8387
Warriors Research Institute

Peer-to-peer training- vets helping other vets! And one-on-one counseling & telementalhealth for veterans 

254-716-6208

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Freestone County Veteran Resource Guide

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