Lee 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. 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
Catholic Charities Central Texas

Large organization providing counseling, disaster response, financial, and legal (immigration) services for veterans and the general population. See their Veteran Services Program for more details.

512-651-6100
979-822-9340
Catholic Charities Central Texas Veteran Services Program

Short Term Financial Assistance, Mentoring, Counseling Services (family therapy, couples therapy, individual therapy, play therapy and group therapy), Employment/Education Support, Transportation Vouchers, Housing Stabilization, Referrals, and Peer Support Groups.

979-822-9340
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

Employment and Business

BIGAUSTIN

BiGAUSTIN is Central Texas’ single-source solution for entrepreneurial education, tailored business counseling and flexible loans.

512-928-8010
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 Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391

Transportation

Catholic Charities Central Texas Veteran Services Program

Short Term Financial Assistance, Mentoring, Counseling Services (family therapy, couples therapy, individual therapy, play therapy and group therapy), Employment/Education Support, Transportation Vouchers, Housing Stabilization, Referrals, and Peer Support Groups.

979-822-9340
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

Legal

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

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
Bluebonnet Trails Community Services

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

830-305-1882
Catholic Charities Central Texas Veteran Services Program

Short Term Financial Assistance, Mentoring, Counseling Services (family therapy, couples therapy, individual therapy, play therapy and group therapy), Employment/Education Support, Transportation Vouchers, Housing Stabilization, Referrals, and Peer Support Groups.

979-822-9340
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
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.

Transitions: Horses and Heroes

Equine-assisted therapy for veterans

512 -576-7199
512-484-8480
Veteran Couples Connect (VCC)

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

512-232-0639
Veterans Comfort Zone

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

Warriors Research Institute

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

254-716-6208

Physical Health

HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

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

Operation Comfort

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

210-826-0500
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 - LaGrange Rural Outreach Clinic

Rural Outreach Clinic Location

979-968-5878

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

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
BIGAUSTIN

BiGAUSTIN is Central Texas’ single-source solution for entrepreneurial education, tailored business counseling and flexible loans.

512-928-8010
Bluebonnet Trails Community Services

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

830-305-1882
Capital Area Food Bank

Austin Area Food Bank.

877-541-7905
Catholic Charities Central Texas

Large organization providing counseling, disaster response, financial, and legal (immigration) services for veterans and the general population. See their Veteran Services Program for more details.

512-651-6100
979-822-9340
Catholic Charities Central Texas Veteran Services Program

Short Term Financial Assistance, Mentoring, Counseling Services (family therapy, couples therapy, individual therapy, play therapy and group therapy), Employment/Education Support, Transportation Vouchers, Housing Stabilization, Referrals, and Peer Support Groups.

979-822-9340
Central Texas Veterans Research Foundation

Studies veteran medical care and acts as nexus for veteran research info.

254-742-4969
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
HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

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

Honor Flight Austin

Free 2-Day trip for WWII and Vietnam veterans to DC.

1-888-530-8880
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
Meals on Wheels and More

Food delivery for the home bound. House repairs for low income individuals, pet food too.

512-476-6325
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 Comfort

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

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
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

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.

Transitions: Horses and Heroes

Equine-assisted therapy for veterans

512 -576-7199
512-484-8480
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391
VA - LaGrange Rural Outreach Clinic

Rural Outreach Clinic Location

979-968-5878
Veteran Couples Connect (VCC)

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

512-232-0639
Veterans Comfort Zone

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

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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May 2019

Lee County Veteran Resource Guide

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