Medina County Veteran Resource Guide

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 Ruben Gonzalez

County employees trained to assist in VA Claims.

ruben.gonzalez@medinacountytexas.org (830) 741-6135

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.

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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
Goodwill - San Antonio Veteran Resource Center

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

210-924-8581
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 - San Antonio

Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families

210-352-2020

Food

Honor Veterans Now

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

(830) 992-3375
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 - San Antonio

Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families

210-352-2020
San Antonio Food Bank

Largest Food Bank in San Antonio, also help applying for social services.

210-431-8326

Transitioning to Civilian Life

Military Warriors Support Foundation

Housing, transportation, and financial mentoring for combat wounded veterans. Recreational outings, skill transitions, and transportation to medical appointments.

210-615-8973
National Amputee Boxing Association

Boxing for amputees, currently in San Antonio

210-294-0252
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 Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391
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

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
Ecumenical Center

Provides free mental health to veterans and their families through the TV+FA Grant.

Hill Country MHDD

 Provides Peer groups, Counseling, Medications, and Coping Skills for Veterans, and all who qualify financially.

(512) 392-7155
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 - Hill Country

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

512-392-7155
Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors

Mental health counseling services for veterans and their families regardless of role, discharge status, or ability to pay. Services in English and Spanish

(210) 399-4838
Veteran Spouse Network

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

Veteran Spouse Resiliency Group (V-SRG)

Offers online and in-person peer support group programming for the spouses and committed partners of veterans.

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
Military Caregiver Telehealth Initiative UTHSA

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

210-450-8673
Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors

Mental health counseling services for veterans and their families regardless of role, discharge status, or ability to pay. Services in English and Spanish

(210) 399-4838
Veteran Spouse Network

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

Veteran Spouse Resiliency Group (V-SRG)

Offers online and in-person peer support group programming for the spouses and committed partners of veterans.

Employment

Dress for Success - San Antonio

Free career clothing for women.

(210) 737-1515
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

Alamo Call-A-Ride 4 Vets

For honorably discharged veterans & their families across 13 counties surrounding San Antonio. Provides rides to medical appointments, grocery & pharmacy trips, and trips to social and religious events. 

1-800-960-5201
Military Warriors Support Foundation

Housing, transportation, and financial mentoring for combat wounded veterans. Recreational outings, skill transitions, and transportation to medical appointments.

210-615-8973

Social Opportunities

American Legion - Post 592

Active veteran organization in San Antonio.

210-590-1863
Heroes Sports

Recreational sports league for Veterans & their families in San Antonio, Texas.

(832) 651-7777
MOAA - Alamo Chapter & Texas Council of Chapters

Veteran Association of military officers. Offers camaraderie and legislative advocacy.

210-228-9955
National Amputee Boxing Association

Boxing for amputees, currently in San Antonio

210-294-0252
The Mission Continues

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

210-528-0534

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
Goodwill - San Antonio Veteran Resource Center

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

210-924-8581

Local Events

San Antonio Flyer Wednesday - 18 Sep 06:00pm San Antonio Veteran Spouse Resiliency Group San Antonio
Thursday - 26 Sep 09:00am Mgmt & Training Corporation Hiring Fair San Marcos
Saturday - 28 Sep 08:00am Veterans Housing Summit Universal City
Veteran & Military Couples Marriage Management Class Saturday - 28 Sep 09:00am Veterans Marriage Management 1-day Retreat SAN ANTONIO
Man in blue shirt putting for golf, while another man looks on. Wednesday - 16 Oct 12:00pm 11TH ANNUAL “FORE” THE BLIND CHARITY SCRAMBLE San Antonio