Grimes County Veteran Resource Page

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 Jay Lafferty

County employees trained to assist in VA Claims.

jay.lafferty@grimescountytexas.gov (936) 873-4490

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.

211
Brazos Valley Cares

Offers emergency funds to veterans, individual grants, and grants to veteran serving organizations.

979-361-7815
Bring Everyone In The Zone

Training to become a peer for military veterans. Financial Assistance Available

254-423-7632
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

Food

Brazos Valley Food Bank

Food Bank for the Brazos, Burleson, Robertson, Madison, Grimes and Washington counties

(979) 779-3663
Bring Everyone In The Zone

Training to become a peer for military veterans. Financial Assistance Available

254-423-7632
Easter Seals of Greater Houston

Veteran & Military Family Services Easter Seals Greater Houston is proudly serving current Service members, Veterans and their families in Harris and all surrounding counties. 

346.330.3859
Meals for Vets

Provides food for veterans under 60, that have served honorably, and have demonstrated need- across Texas.

(800) 676-1389
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

Transitioning to Civilian Life

MHMR Authority of Brazos Valley

Regional MHMR: Hub for MVPN. Provides Mental Health Services, Counseling, Medications, and Coping Skills for Veterans, Military, and all who qualify financially.

979.822.6467
Operation Comfort

Supportive services for Burn and Orthopedic Wounded Warriors, help with prosthetics, rent, utility and more

1-210-826-0500
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 Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391
VA - Spring Vet Center - Houston #731

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

281-537-7812

Mental Health

American Red Cross of Central and South Texas

Emergency Aid for active duty Military through Military Aide Societies such as AER. Referral to community partners to assist Veterans and Family Members with needs.

512-928-4271
Bring Everyone In The Zone

Training to become a peer for military veterans. Financial Assistance Available

254-423-7632
Easter Seals of Greater Houston

Veteran & Military Family Services Easter Seals Greater Houston is proudly serving current Service members, Veterans and their families in Harris and all surrounding counties. 

346.330.3859
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
MHMR Authority of Brazos Valley

Regional MHMR: Hub for MVPN. Provides Mental Health Services, Counseling, Medications, and Coping Skills for Veterans, Military, and all who qualify financially.

979.822.6467
Military Caregiver Telehealth Initiative UTHSA

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

210-450-8673
MVPN - Brazos Valley Veterans

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

979.822.6467
VA - Conroe Community Based Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Conroe. For appointments call 713-794-8985 or toll free 1-800-639-5137. The Conroe VA Outpatient Clinic is not equipped to handle life-threatening emergencies.

936-522-4000
VA - Spring Vet Center - Houston #731

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

281-537-7812
Veteran Spouse Network

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

Youth, Family, & Caregivers

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
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
Military Caregiver Telehealth Initiative UTHSA

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

210-450-8673
VA - Spring Vet Center - Houston #731

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

281-537-7812
Veteran Spouse Network

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

Find a Job

Easter Seals of Greater Houston

Veteran & Military Family Services Easter Seals Greater Houston is proudly serving current Service members, Veterans and their families in Harris and all surrounding counties. 

346.330.3859
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
Texas Rural Water Foundation - Veteran Employment Program

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

(512) 472-8591
TVLP - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391

Start a Business

Veterans Business Outreach Centers

Business training offioce just for veterans! Free, and through the Small Business Administration + UTRGV

956-665-8931

Social Opportunities

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
Marine Corps League Brazos Valley Detachment 1391

Marine Veteran Association for Brazos Valley.

Legal

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

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

Local Events

Coalition of Brazos Valley Veterans Organizations Logo Tuesday - 16 Jun 05:30pm Coalition of Brazos Valley Bryan

Grimes County Veteran Resource Guide