Nueces 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 Martin Longoria

County employees trained to assist in VA Claims.

veterans.services@nuecesco.com 3618880820

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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American Red Cross Coastal Bend Texas

Emergency grants and low interest loans for Veterans. Can help with car payment, irregular expenses.

361-887-9991
Community Action Corporation of South Texas

Public services programs for Nueces, Jim Wells, Duval, Kleberg and San Patricio County. Including Housing 4 heroes, emergency funds, home repair, and family support.

(361) 664-0145 ext. 2021
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
Navy Marine Corps Relief Society - Corpus Christi

Provides financial assistance & quick assist loans, emergency travel, disaster relief for retired Navy and Marine personnel, as well as for surviving children and spouses.

361-961-3482
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
VCSO - Nueces County

County Veteran Service Officer- assists with VA claims. Also offers emergency assistance for rent, food and transportation

(361) 888-0821

Food

Food Bank of Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi area Food Bank

(361) 887-6291
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
USO - South Texas

Active military- Ball gowns for military events, food pantry, and hunting and fishing trips

361-961-2391

Transitioning to Civilian Life

Goodwill - South Texas Veteran Services

Job development for military and veterans and surviving spouses, also work clothes.

361-884-4068 ext. 139
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

Mental Health

American Red Cross Coastal Bend Texas

Emergency grants and low interest loans for Veterans. Can help with car payment, irregular expenses.

361-887-9991
Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County

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

361-886-6970
Ecumenical Center

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

Heroes on the Water

Therapeutic water programs for injured military and veterans.

214-295-4541
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 - Corpus Christi

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

409.944.4437 ext. 10052
Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors San Antonio

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
VA - Corpus Christi Outpatient Clinic

VA Clinic in Corpus Christi

361-806-5600
VA - Corpus Christi PACT Annex

VA Outpatient clinic in Corpus Christi

361-806-5600
VA - Corpus Christi VA Specialty Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient and Specialty clinic in Corpus Christi

361-939-6510
VA - Vet Center - Corpus Christi

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

361-854-9961
VA - Vet Centers

Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families

Veteran Spouse Network

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

Women Veterans of the Coastal Bend

Peer support and services for women veterans in the Coastal Bend area including jobs, homelessness.

Youth, Family, & Caregivers

Community Action Corporation of South Texas

Public services programs for Nueces, Jim Wells, Duval, Kleberg and San Patricio County. Including Housing 4 heroes, emergency funds, home repair, and family support.

(361) 664-0145 ext. 2021
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 San Antonio

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
VA - Vet Center - Corpus Christi

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

361-854-9961
Veteran Spouse Network

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

Women Veterans of the Coastal Bend

Peer support and services for women veterans in the Coastal Bend area including jobs, homelessness.

Find a Job

Goodwill - South Texas Veteran Services

Job development for military and veterans and surviving spouses, also work clothes.

361-884-4068 ext. 139
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
Women Veterans of the Coastal Bend

Peer support and services for women veterans in the Coastal Bend area including jobs, homelessness.

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

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.
Fleet Reserve Association - 94 - Corpus Christi

Non-profit, represents Marine Reserve & Fleet Reserve at congress. Scholarships: For members & family members of organization, some for engineering w/ no military requirement.

780-683-1400
Ministry 4 Warriors

Ministry focused on equipping and Providing Non-denominational spiritual outreach to Veterans, First Responders, and their families.

(361) 877-0323
Veterans Band of Corpus Christi

Volunteer with the Band!  • Musical ceremonies, honors, military change of command. etc.

(361) 728-7052
Women Veterans of the Coastal Bend

Peer support and services for women veterans in the Coastal Bend area including jobs, homelessness.

Legal

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc.

Civil (non-criminal) legal assistance, civil rights help, for veterans income range: under $35k (for one person) to $71k (family of 4)

956.447.4800
Veterans Court - Nueces County

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

361-888-0510

Homelessness

Community Action Corporation of South Texas

Public services programs for Nueces, Jim Wells, Duval, Kleberg and San Patricio County. Including Housing 4 heroes, emergency funds, home repair, and family support.

(361) 664-0145 ext. 2021
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
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. Home foreclosure prevention.

Also provides debt consolidation plans, which are not free.  

(800) 550-1961
Search for Truth Homeless Shelter

Homeless shelter for men in Corpus Christi.

361-882-4143
Women Veterans of the Coastal Bend

Peer support and services for women veterans in the Coastal Bend area including jobs, homelessness.

Nueces County Veteran Resource Guide