Harris County 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.

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
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)
713-754-7059 (Supportive Services)
713-754-7050 (Returning Veterans)
713-754-7014 (Post 9-11 Funding Assistance)
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
Goodwill - Heights Programs and Services Job Connection

Goodwill works with the Fund for Veterans Assistance to bring job search help to veterans

713-699-6305
Goodwill - River Oaks Job Connection

Job development for military and veterans, housing & utility payments for vets.

713-590-3123
Goodwill - San Jacinto Job Connection

Help for transitioning and homeless veterans. Create an action plan for housing and job search, help to implement it.

713-699-6352
Goodwill - Veterans Outreach and Employment Services

Job search help and emergency funds, also homelessness help

713-699-6352
Goodwill Houston

Veteran & vet spouse job services- corporate & standard, resume help, job seeking help Vet services- homelessness help (single men & women, and vet families), incarcerated veteran transition, rent help, utilities help, moving expense help, emergency supplies.

(713) 699-6362
My Brother's Keeper Outreach Center

Emergency funds, food pantry and job support for those with a documented emergency such as job loss

281- 498-9933
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
Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Help for Homeless Veterans and those at risk of homelessness.

713-699-6351
713-754-7059
Supportive Services for Veteran Families - Houston

Case Management for homeless veterans, help with housing, employment, child care and food

281-458-0318
VCSO - Harris County Veterans Services

County VA claims specialist that files VA claims & resolves VA issues. Can help one time with rent, utilities.

281-876-6600
Women Veterans Assistance Program

Emergency payments, transportation, and furniture assistance for female veterans with or without children.

713-383-9890
713-526-4611
866-649-5862

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
City of Houston Office of Veterans Affairs

Helps Houston veterans find jobs, provides peer support for women veterans, counseling, and a portal to Houston city jobs.

(832) 393-8147
Goodwill - Heights Programs and Services Job Connection

Goodwill works with the Fund for Veterans Assistance to bring job search help to veterans

713-699-6305
Goodwill Houston

Veteran & vet spouse job services- corporate & standard, resume help, job seeking help Vet services- homelessness help (single men & women, and vet families), incarcerated veteran transition, rent help, utilities help, moving expense help, emergency supplies.

(713) 699-6362
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.

Presa Community Service Center

Emergency food bank, homelessness help, counseling, income tax prep, small business classes, job search and prep

210-532-5295
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
Worklife Institute

Job search help, career training for veterans and all military

713-266-2456

Transportation

Goodwill - San Jacinto Job Connection

Help for transitioning and homeless veterans. Create an action plan for housing and job search, help to implement it.

713-699-6352
Goodwill Houston

Veteran & vet spouse job services- corporate & standard, resume help, job seeking help Vet services- homelessness help (single men & women, and vet families), incarcerated veteran transition, rent help, utilities help, moving expense help, emergency supplies.

(713) 699-6362
Harris County Precinct 2 Bus to VAMC

3 busses to pick up vets at locations close to their homes and take them to VAMC

(713) 274-9570
Harris County Precinct 2 Veterans Services

County VA claims specialist that files VA claims & resolves VA issues, referrals to other resources.

(713) 274-9570
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
Presa Community Service Center

Emergency food bank, homelessness help, counseling, income tax prep, small business classes, job search and prep

210-532-5295
Women Veterans Assistance Program

Emergency payments, transportation, and furniture assistance for female veterans with or without children.

713-383-9890
713-526-4611
866-649-5862

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.

Gathering of Eagles

Motivational speeches to inspire middle school children into STEM fields, veteran association

281-546-5631
Korean War Veterans Association - Col Joseph C. Rodriguez (MOH) - 249

Connect with Korean War Veterans and supporters for information, advocacy, and camaraderie

832-878-8835
Reserve Officers Association

Professional association of Officers in the Reserves

800-809-9448
202-479-2200
RWB - Team Red, White, and Blue - Houston

Meet local veterans in your area, and exercise with them

The Houston Military Affairs Committee

The objectives and purposes of the Houston Military Affairs Committee are to promote the image of the Armed Forces of the United States by providing a forum for appropriate speakers, participating in special events having local and national significance, supporting the activities of both Active and Reserve Forces, and creating an organization which will meet the professional and social needs of its members in the Houston area.

The Mission Continues

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

210-528-0534
VFW Post 8790

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

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
Texas C-Bar

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

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 - Harris County

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans- Felony and Misdemeanor

832-927-4331

Medical

Alex's Heart

Art for the mind, classes for military, vets, and families.

409-454-5812
Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire

For Profit Psychiatric Hospital, in-patient substance abuse and mental health treatment.

713-600-9500
800-423-0017
BES Group & Associates Solutions Plus

For-profit substance abuse counseling.

855-708-5483
Bo's Place

Grief Counseling free-of-charge for the public, veterans, military members, and their families.

713-942-8339
Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Inc

Domestic Violence Shelter.

24 hrs - 713-473-2801
Combined Arms Houston - CAX

One-Stop-Shop for veterans in the Houston area

(888) 737-3112
CORE Health Care

For-profit brain trauma in-patient & out-patient care, support groups.

512-894-0801
Defense Center of Excellence - Neurorehabilitation - Houston

TBI clinical studies in Houston.

832-316-6336
713-794-7493
866-838-2778
Depelchin Children's Center

Non-profit family counseling for traumatic stress.

713-730-2335
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
Goodwill - Female Veteran and Veterans with Families Homeless Reintegration Program

Rehousing for Veterans with families and female veterans

713-699-6352
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
Headstrong

Helping veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan with free mental health care that works.

Heroes on the Water

Therapeutic water programs for injured military and veterans.

214-295-4541
HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

County insurance for individuals that do not qualify for Medicaid or Medicare.

Houston

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

Marriage Management, Inc.

Free, confidential relationship building for Military, Vets and their families

682-730-1818
817-465-1001
Memorial Hermann - Mental Health Crisis Clinic

Mental Health Crisis Clinic, serves as interim between Acute care (ER) and ongoing mental health care. 3 locations around Houston

713-338-6422
Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Senior,  youth and family services

713-667-9400
713-590-2327
Presa Community Service Center

Emergency food bank, homelessness help, counseling, income tax prep, small business classes, job search and prep

210-532-5295
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
Samaritan Center of Houston

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

713-626-7990
Santa Maria Hostel, Inc.

In-Patient alcohol and drug recovery program for women veterans.

713-691-0900
Table Talk

Peer support group for women veterans

800-362-6477
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 Trauma and Resilience Center

Specialized services for military service members, veterans, and their adult family members who are struggling with traumatic stress reactions and disorders. Works with insurance, grants for free service pending

(713) 486-2630
The Xena Project

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

(832) 451-5982
Travis Manion Foundation

Survivor services, patriotic community building. 

215-348-9080
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
800-553-2278 X 10900
VA - Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) - Houston

Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Program

713-794-7848
VA - Katy Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Katy

281-578-4600
VA - Neurorehabilitation: Neurons to Networks - Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence

VA Center of Excellence study on TBI

713-794-7493
832-316-6336
VA - Spring Vet Center - Houston #731

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

281-537-7812
VA - Vet Center - Harris County

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

281-537-7812
VA - Vet Center - Houston

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

713-523-0884
VA - Vet Centers

Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families

West Oaks Hospital

For-profit in-patient care for mental health, substance abuse and chemical dependency

713-995-0909
Worklife Institute

Job search help, career training for veterans and all military

713-266-2456
Wounded Warrior Project

Mental health and VA claims assistance for veterans

210-569-0300
888.997.2586

Military Transition

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)
713-754-7059 (Supportive Services)
713-754-7050 (Returning Veterans)
713-754-7014 (Post 9-11 Funding Assistance)
Career Gear: Houston

Free business clothes for male veterans -Houston area.

713.778-9959
Goodwill - Heights Programs and Services Job Connection

Goodwill works with the Fund for Veterans Assistance to bring job search help to veterans

713-699-6305
Goodwill - San Jacinto Job Connection

Help for transitioning and homeless veterans. Create an action plan for housing and job search, help to implement it.

713-699-6352
Goodwill - Veterans Outreach and Employment Services

Job search help and emergency funds, also homelessness help

713-699-6352
Goodwill Houston

Veteran & vet spouse job services- corporate & standard, resume help, job seeking help Vet services- homelessness help (single men & women, and vet families), incarcerated veteran transition, rent help, utilities help, moving expense help, emergency supplies.

(713) 699-6362
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
VA - Spring Vet Center - Houston #731

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

281-537-7812
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
Worklife Institute

Job search help, career training for veterans and all military

713-266-2456

Homeless

American GI Forum of Texas - Houston

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

713-666-4796
Bread of Life, Inc.

Houston homelessness services for families and individuals.

832.548.0284
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)
713-754-7059 (Supportive Services)
713-754-7050 (Returning Veterans)
713-754-7014 (Post 9-11 Funding Assistance)
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
Goodwill - Female Veteran and Veterans with Families Homeless Reintegration Program

Rehousing for Veterans with families and female veterans

713-699-6352
Goodwill - Heights Programs and Services Job Connection

Goodwill works with the Fund for Veterans Assistance to bring job search help to veterans

713-699-6305
Goodwill - River Oaks Job Connection

Job development for military and veterans, housing & utility payments for vets.

713-590-3123
Goodwill - San Jacinto Job Connection

Help for transitioning and homeless veterans. Create an action plan for housing and job search, help to implement it.

713-699-6352
Goodwill - Veterans Outreach and Employment Services

Job search help and emergency funds, also homelessness help

713-699-6352
Goodwill Houston

Veteran & vet spouse job services- corporate & standard, resume help, job seeking help Vet services- homelessness help (single men & women, and vet families), incarcerated veteran transition, rent help, utilities help, moving expense help, emergency supplies.

(713) 699-6362
Lotus Project for Women Veterans

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

713-351-6915
Magnificent Houses, Inc

Homelessness transition, provides housing, basic education and job training.

713-523-5958
713-520-0461
My Brother's Keeper Outreach Center

Emergency funds, food pantry and job support for those with a documented emergency such as job loss

281- 498-9933
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
Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Help for Homeless Veterans and those at risk of homelessness.

713-699-6351
713-754-7059
Supportive Services for Veteran Families - Houston

Case Management for homeless veterans, help with housing, employment, child care and food

281-458-0318
VA - Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) - Houston

Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Program

713-794-7848
VA - Houston Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans

Domiciliary for homeless vets in Houston

713-794-7922
Women Veterans Assistance Program

Emergency payments, transportation, and furniture assistance for female veterans with or without children.

713-383-9890
713-526-4611
866-649-5862

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
Alex's Heart

Art for the mind, classes for military, vets, and families.

409-454-5812
American GI Forum of Texas - Houston

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

713-666-4796
Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire

For Profit Psychiatric Hospital, in-patient substance abuse and mental health treatment.

713-600-9500
800-423-0017
BES Group & Associates Solutions Plus

For-profit substance abuse counseling.

855-708-5483
Bo's Place

Grief Counseling free-of-charge for the public, veterans, military members, and their families.

713-942-8339
Bread of Life, Inc.

Houston homelessness services for families and individuals.

832.548.0284
Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Inc

Domestic Violence Shelter.

24 hrs - 713-473-2801
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)
713-754-7059 (Supportive Services)
713-754-7050 (Returning Veterans)
713-754-7014 (Post 9-11 Funding Assistance)
Career Gear: Houston

Free business clothes for male veterans -Houston area.

713.778-9959
Catholic Charities - Galveston Houston

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

713-526-4611
City of Houston Office of Veterans Affairs

Helps Houston veterans find jobs, provides peer support for women veterans, counseling, and a portal to Houston city jobs.

(832) 393-8147
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
CORE Health Care

For-profit brain trauma in-patient & out-patient care, support groups.

512-894-0801
Defense Center of Excellence - Neurorehabilitation - Houston

TBI clinical studies in Houston.

832-316-6336
713-794-7493
866-838-2778
Depelchin Children's Center

Non-profit family counseling for traumatic stress.

713-730-2335
Dress for Success - Houston

Free career clothing for women.

(713) 957-3779
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
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.

Gathering of Eagles

Motivational speeches to inspire middle school children into STEM fields, veteran association

281-546-5631
Goodwill - Female Veteran and Veterans with Families Homeless Reintegration Program

Rehousing for Veterans with families and female veterans

713-699-6352
Goodwill - Heights Programs and Services Job Connection

Goodwill works with the Fund for Veterans Assistance to bring job search help to veterans

713-699-6305
Goodwill - River Oaks Job Connection

Job development for military and veterans, housing & utility payments for vets.

713-590-3123
Goodwill - San Jacinto Job Connection

Help for transitioning and homeless veterans. Create an action plan for housing and job search, help to implement it.

713-699-6352
Goodwill - Veterans Outreach and Employment Services

Job search help and emergency funds, also homelessness help

713-699-6352
Goodwill Houston

Veteran & vet spouse job services- corporate & standard, resume help, job seeking help Vet services- homelessness help (single men & women, and vet families), incarcerated veteran transition, rent help, utilities help, moving expense help, emergency supplies.

(713) 699-6362
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
Harris County Precinct 2 Bus to VAMC

3 busses to pick up vets at locations close to their homes and take them to VAMC

(713) 274-9570
Harris County Precinct 2 Veterans Services

County VA claims specialist that files VA claims & resolves VA issues, referrals to other resources.

(713) 274-9570
Headstrong

Helping veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan with free mental health care that works.

Helping a Hero

Selects certain 70%+ disabled veterans to receive a discounted home that is adapted to their needs.

888-786-9531
281-881-6833
Heroes on the Water

Therapeutic water programs for injured military and veterans.

214-295-4541
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

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

Houston Area Urban League

Housing, youth & education programs in the Houston area.

713-393-8700
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 College

Public Junior and Technical College

713-718-8522
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
Houston Zoo Vet Discount

Half off the Houston Zoo for veterans and their families (total- 2 adults, 3 children) with valid military ID

Korean War Veterans Association - Col Joseph C. Rodriguez (MOH) - 249

Connect with Korean War Veterans and supporters for information, advocacy, and camaraderie

832-878-8835
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
Lone Survivor Foundation

Empowers wounded service members, veterans & their families through health, wellness & therapeutic support

(832) 581-3592
Lotus Project for Women Veterans

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

713-351-6915
Magnificent Houses, Inc

Homelessness transition, provides housing, basic education and job training.

713-523-5958
713-520-0461
Marriage Management, Inc.

Free, confidential relationship building for Military, Vets and their families

682-730-1818
817-465-1001
Memorial Hermann - Mental Health Crisis Clinic

Mental Health Crisis Clinic, serves as interim between Acute care (ER) and ongoing mental health care. 3 locations around Houston

713-338-6422
Mental Health Association of Greater Houston

For mental health professionals. Provides education and local resources

713-523-8963
Meyerland Job Connection

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

832-900-7454
Military Museum of Texas

Museum of military history in Houston, Texas

713-673-1234
My Brother's Keeper Outreach Center

Emergency funds, food pantry and job support for those with a documented emergency such as job loss

281- 498-9933
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
Prairie View A&M University

Public University in Prarie View, accepts Hazlewood and GI bill. Extension centers in Houston

(936) 261-3563
Presa Community Service Center

Emergency food bank, homelessness help, counseling, income tax prep, small business classes, job search and prep

210-532-5295
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
Rebuilding Together Houston

Minor to medium home repair for the elderly and/or disabled, veterans and veteran spouses- be sure to tell them you are a veteran

713.659.2511
Reserve Officers Association

Professional association of Officers in the Reserves

800-809-9448
202-479-2200
RWB - Team Red, White, and Blue - Houston

Meet local veterans in your area, and exercise with them

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
Santa Maria Hostel, Inc.

In-Patient alcohol and drug recovery program for women veterans.

713-691-0900
SER - Jobs for Progress

In-depth, personalized Job training for transitioning veterans

713-773-6000
Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Help for Homeless Veterans and those at risk of homelessness.

713-699-6351
713-754-7059
Supportive Services for Veteran Families - Houston

Case Management for homeless veterans, help with housing, employment, child care and food

281-458-0318
Table Talk

Peer support group for women veterans

800-362-6477
Texas C-Bar

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

Texas Rural Water Foundation - Veteran Employment Program

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

(512) 472-8591
Texas Southern University

Public University in Houston, accepts Hazlewood and GI bill.

713 313-1984
713 313-7862
713 313-7327
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
Texas Woman's University

Public university accepting Hazlewood and GI Bill.  Three campuses.

940.898.3069
The Houston Military Affairs Committee

The objectives and purposes of the Houston Military Affairs Committee are to promote the image of the Armed Forces of the United States by providing a forum for appropriate speakers, participating in special events having local and national significance, supporting the activities of both Active and Reserve Forces, and creating an organization which will meet the professional and social needs of its members in the Houston area.

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 Trauma and Resilience Center

Specialized services for military service members, veterans, and their adult family members who are struggling with traumatic stress reactions and disorders. Works with insurance, grants for free service pending

(713) 486-2630
The Xena Project

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

(832) 451-5982
Travis Manion Foundation

Survivor services, patriotic community building. 

215-348-9080
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391
University of Houston

Public University in Houston, accepts Hazlewood and GI bill. 

832-843-5110
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
800-553-2278 X 10900
VA - Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) - Houston

Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Program

713-794-7848
VA - Houston Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans

Domiciliary for homeless vets in Houston

713-794-7922
VA - Katy Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Katy

281-578-4600
VA - Neurorehabilitation: Neurons to Networks - Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence

VA Center of Excellence study on TBI

713-794-7493
832-316-6336
VA - Spring Vet Center - Houston #731

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

281-537-7812
VA - Vet Center - Harris County

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

281-537-7812
VA - Vet Center - Houston

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

713-523-0884
VA - Vet Centers

Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families

VCSO - Harris County Veterans Services

County VA claims specialist that files VA claims & resolves VA issues. Can help one time with rent, utilities.

281-876-6600
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 - Harris County

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans- Felony and Misdemeanor

832-927-4331
Veterans Workforce Investment Program (VWIP)

Federal funding for VSO's to re-train veterans 

866-487-2365
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
VFW Post 8790

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

VLB - TexVetLoan

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

800-252-8387
West Oaks Hospital

For-profit in-patient care for mental health, substance abuse and chemical dependency

713-995-0909
Women Veterans Assistance Program

Emergency payments, transportation, and furniture assistance for female veterans with or without children.

713-383-9890
713-526-4611
866-649-5862
Worklife Institute

Job search help, career training for veterans and all military

713-266-2456
Wounded Warrior Project

Mental health and VA claims assistance for veterans

210-569-0300
888.997.2586

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