Hood County Veteran Resource Guide

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.

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
Housing Crisis Center (HCC) - Veterans Housing Partnership Scattered-site supportive housing programs for veterans. 214-828-4244
Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command - Veterans Programs

Housing to transition from homelessness with case management for up to two years.

214-424-7050

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 Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex

Services to the Armed Forces provides emergency funds to military and retirees, and information and referral services.

214-678-4800
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
Mission Granbury, Inc. - Food Pantry Food pantry for all in need in Granbury, TX. 817-579-6866
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
Recovery Resource Council - Enduring Families

Free therapy for veterans and their families in a dedicated facility just for veterans. 

(817) 332-6329
Texas Neighborhood Services

Utility assistance, as well as GED/educational services and job search help for those in need.  Locations in Weatherford and Cleburne. 

(817) 598-5700

Legal

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

Social Groups

Adaptive Training Foundation

Empowers those with physical disabilities to transform their lives through exercise and community.

(214) 432-1070
The Mission Continues

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

832-390-1247
VFW - Post 7835 Granbury

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

817-573-9350
Warrior Spirit Project

Promotes healing and restoration by offering yoga and meditation classes, training pit bulls to be service dogs, and encouraging community gardens.

972-765-4071

Employment and Business

Achieve

Job placement assistance and forklift certification training for veterans in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Kaufman, Rockwall, and Tarrant Counties. Financial assistance available if related to work equipment.

(214) 637-2911
Allies in Service - Warrior Mentorship Program

Serve our warriors and their families as they reintegrate back into our Dallas community.

214-438-6358
Steel Hope - Life Coaching Program

Life coaching for veterans to help them meet their goals.

817-689-9339
Texas Neighborhood Services

Utility assistance, as well as GED/educational services and job search help for those in need.  Locations in Weatherford and Cleburne. 

(817) 598-5700
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
Volunteers of America Texas - Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) Reintegrates homeless veterans into jobs and support services, such as vocational training, career counseling, and case management to find other needed resources.  832-493-7244

Medical

Carry The Load

Patriotic events to honor those military members who have gone before and raise funds for veteran-serving nonprofits.

(214) 723-6068
Collin College - Veterans Resource Center

Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Resource Center also connects students with other veterans and transition resources like counseling. 

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
Equine Connection Counseling - Operation Hoofbeat Low-cost and free therapy through Wings of Hope Equitherapy. 682-334-3784
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
Green Oaks

For-profit- psychiatric treatment facility, accepts tricare

972-991-9504
HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

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

Honor Courage Commitment, Inc.

Entrepreneurship training, mentoring, and community service for veterans. 

214-431-3834
Honor Courage Commitment, Inc. - Fellowship Program

Peer support group for veterans.

214-431-3834
New Leaf Services, LLC

For Profit - Therapy for individuals and couples, for therapists there is clinical supervision and CEUs. 

855-579-5323
Pecan Valley

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

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
Recovery Resource Council - Enduring Families

Free therapy for veterans and their families in a dedicated facility just for veterans. 

(817) 332-6329
STARRY Counseling - Stephenville

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

254-434-5232
800-440-9789
Stay the Course Veteran Services

Counseling for individuals, couples, families, and children. At least first six sessions free, after that sliding scale from $10-$70/session.

682-990-6242
Steel Hope - Life Coaching Program

Life coaching for veterans to help them meet their goals.

817-689-9339
Steel Hope - Peer Support Group

Individual and Group therapy for veterans

817-689-9339
Stephen Ministries - H.E.R.O.E.S. Care Program

Active and transitioning military and families. Counseling and financial help

636-600-0096
817-313-6916
Surmounters of Texas

Free horse-supported counseling for veterans.  No riding required. 

817-297-9292
VA - Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Fort Worth

800-443-9672
817-730-0000
VA - Granbury Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC)

VA Outpatient Clinic in Granbury,TX. Primary care, routine physicals, preventive health maint., etc.

817-326-3902
Fax: 817-326-3950
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
Warrior Spirit Project

Promotes healing and restoration by offering yoga and meditation classes, training pit bulls to be service dogs, and encouraging community gardens.

972-765-4071
Wounded Warrior Project

Mental health and VA claims assistance for veterans

210-569-0300
888.997.2586

Transportation

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) - Travel Ambassador Program

Help with planning a trip, purchasing tickets, and using the Dallas public bus and rail system. One-on-one coaching and group classes available.

214-828-8588
HEB Transit

Limited transport in Hurst, Euless and Bedford. cost $6 for round trip.

Hood County Committee on Aging - Transportation Program

Weekday transportation for seniors ages 60 or older to grocery shopping, medical appointments, and hair appointments.  Must arrange in advance. 

817-573-5533
My Ride North Texas

Coalition of organizations and volunteers to transport veterans around North Texas.

214-515-7272
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

Women Veterans

Attitudes and Attire

Work Clothing and Professional Development for women.

(214) 630-1667
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
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
Project MEND Veterans Program

Medical equipment and assistive technology for Texas veterans and their family members.

210-223-6363

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
Achieve

Job placement assistance and forklift certification training for veterans in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Kaufman, Rockwall, and Tarrant Counties. Financial assistance available if related to work equipment.

(214) 637-2911
Adaptive Training Foundation

Empowers those with physical disabilities to transform their lives through exercise and community.

(214) 432-1070
Allies in Service - Warrior Mentorship Program

Serve our warriors and their families as they reintegrate back into our Dallas community.

214-438-6358
American Red Cross Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex

Services to the Armed Forces provides emergency funds to military and retirees, and information and referral services.

214-678-4800
Attitudes and Attire

Work Clothing and Professional Development for women.

(214) 630-1667
Carry The Load

Patriotic events to honor those military members who have gone before and raise funds for veteran-serving nonprofits.

(214) 723-6068
Collin College - Veterans Resource Center

Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Resource Center also connects students with other veterans and transition resources like counseling. 

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) - Travel Ambassador Program

Help with planning a trip, purchasing tickets, and using the Dallas public bus and rail system. One-on-one coaching and group classes available.

214-828-8588
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) - Cedar Valley College - Veterans Services Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Services Office helps student veterans navigate financial aid, government benefits, academic requirements, and career planning.  972-860-8219
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) - El Centro - Veterans Services Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Services Office helps student veterans navigate financial aid, government benefits, academic requirements, and career planning.  214-860-2113
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) - Mountain View College - Veterans Services Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Services Office helps student veterans navigate financial aid, government benefits, academic requirements, and career planning.  214-860-3640
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) - North Lake College - Veterans Services Office Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Services Office helps student veterans navigate financial aid, government benefits, academic requirements, and career planning.  972-273-3169
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
Equine Connection Counseling - Operation Hoofbeat Low-cost and free therapy through Wings of Hope Equitherapy. 682-334-3784
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
Green Oaks

For-profit- psychiatric treatment facility, accepts tricare

972-991-9504
GreenPath Financial Wellness

For vets and their families, free credit counseling, debt counseling, personalized budget counseling, home pre-purchase counseling, reverse mortgage counseling, and bankruptcy counseling and education. Also provides debt consolidation plans, which are not free.

(866) 648-8122
HEB Transit

Limited transport in Hurst, Euless and Bedford. cost $6 for round trip.

HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

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

Honor Courage Commitment, Inc.

Entrepreneurship training, mentoring, and community service for veterans. 

214-431-3834
Honor Courage Commitment, Inc. - Fellowship Program

Peer support group for veterans.

214-431-3834
Honor Veterans Now

Partners with Meals on Wheels to provide food for disabled & retired veterans under 60 across Texas.

(830) 992-3375
Hood & Somervell Counties - Veterans' Service Office

Joint office for residents of Hood and Somervell Counties, assisting veterans with VA claims, survivor benefits, and more.  Locations in both Granbury and Glen Rose.

817-579-3292
Hood County Committee on Aging - Transportation Program

Weekday transportation for seniors ages 60 or older to grocery shopping, medical appointments, and hair appointments.  Must arrange in advance. 

817-573-5533
Housing Crisis Center (HCC) - Veterans Housing Partnership Scattered-site supportive housing programs for veterans. 214-828-4244
Medisend College - General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program

Private vocational medical technology college that accepts the GI Bill.  Accelerated training.  Priority to post-9/11 veterans.

214.575.5006 ext.103
Mission Granbury, Inc. - Food Pantry Food pantry for all in need in Granbury, TX. 817-579-6866
My Ride North Texas

Coalition of organizations and volunteers to transport veterans around North Texas.

214-515-7272
New Leaf Services, LLC

For Profit - Therapy for individuals and couples, for therapists there is clinical supervision and CEUs. 

855-579-5323
North Central Texas College

Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Also has a Department of Veterans Affairs to help with benefit questions.

NPower - TechCareer Accelerator

Intensive six-week training program in cloud-based IT help desk software.

214-421-1821
NPower - Technology Service Corps

Intensive technical training and tech certification.

214-421-1800
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
Pecan Valley

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

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
Recovery Resource Council - Enduring Families

Free therapy for veterans and their families in a dedicated facility just for veterans. 

(817) 332-6329
Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command - Veterans Programs

Housing to transition from homelessness with case management for up to two years.

214-424-7050
STARRY Counseling - Stephenville

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

254-434-5232
800-440-9789
Stay the Course Veteran Services

Counseling for individuals, couples, families, and children. At least first six sessions free, after that sliding scale from $10-$70/session.

682-990-6242
Steel Hope - Feeding The Homeless & Seed Of Hope

Food cart for the homeless. Every 5th Saturday of the month.

817-689-9339
Steel Hope - Life Coaching Program

Life coaching for veterans to help them meet their goals.

817-689-9339
Steel Hope - Peer Support Group

Individual and Group therapy for veterans

817-689-9339
Steel Hope - Steel Free

Individual and Group therapy for incarcerated veterans

817-689-9339
Stephen Ministries - H.E.R.O.E.S. Care Program

Active and transitioning military and families. Counseling and financial help

636-600-0096
817-313-6916
Surmounters of Texas

Free horse-supported counseling for veterans.  No riding required. 

817-297-9292
Tarrant Area Food Bank

Tarrant county area food bank, helps apply for other services, ref to closer food pantries if needed. 

817.857.7100
Texas Neighborhood Services

Utility assistance, as well as GED/educational services and job search help for those in need.  Locations in Weatherford and Cleburne. 

(817) 598-5700
Texas Rural Water Foundation - Veteran Employment Program

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

(512) 472-8591
Texas State Technical College (TSTC)

Public technical college accepting GI bill and Hazlewood

Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) Education

Administers Hazlewood act, assists veterans with educational opportunities

512-463-3168
The Mission Continues

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

832-390-1247
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391
VA - Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Fort Worth

800-443-9672
817-730-0000
VA - Granbury Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC)

VA Outpatient Clinic in Granbury,TX. Primary care, routine physicals, preventive health maint., etc.

817-326-3902
Fax: 817-326-3950
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
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
VFW - Post 7835 Granbury

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

817-573-9350
VLB - TexVetLoan

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

800-252-8387
Volunteers of America Texas - Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) Reintegrates homeless veterans into jobs and support services, such as vocational training, career counseling, and case management to find other needed resources.  832-493-7244
Warrior Spirit Project

Promotes healing and restoration by offering yoga and meditation classes, training pit bulls to be service dogs, and encouraging community gardens.

972-765-4071
Wounded Warrior Project

Mental health and VA claims assistance for veterans

210-569-0300
888.997.2586

Hood County Veteran Resource Guide

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