Nueces 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 Coastal Bend Texas

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

361-887-9991
956-423-0523
713-526-8300
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
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

Employment and Business

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 Workforce Commission - 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.

Transportation

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
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

Social Groups

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.

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)

1-888-988-9996
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 - Nueces County

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

361-888-0510

Medical

American Red Cross Coastal Bend Texas

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

361-887-9991
956-423-0523
713-526-8300
Amistad Community Health Center

Religious, provides health care to economically disadvantaged.

361-884-2242
Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County

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

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
Ecumenical Center

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

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 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.

MVPN - Corpus Christi

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

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
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
Uniforms for the Final Salute

Burial uniforms for unaccompanied veterans.

361-884-4068
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

Women Veterans of the Coastal Bend

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

Women Veterans

Dress for Success Corpus Christi

Free career clothing for women.

(361) 232-5226
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
Project MEND Veterans Program

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

210-223-6363
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
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

Women Veterans of the Coastal Bend

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

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
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391

Homeless

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
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
Search for Truth Homeless Shelter

Homeless shelter for men in Corpus Christi

Women Veterans of the Coastal Bend

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

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 Coastal Bend Texas

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

361-887-9991
956-423-0523
713-526-8300
Amistad Community Health Center

Religious, provides health care to economically disadvantaged.

361-884-2242
Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County

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

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.
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
Corpus Christi Mayor's Committee for Veterans Affairs

VSOs across Corpus Christi meet once a month to share resources and needs with one another and the Mayor.

Dress for Success Corpus Christi

Free career clothing for women.

(361) 232-5226
Ecumenical Center

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

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
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.

Food Bank of Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi area Food Bank

(361) 887-6291
Goodwill - South Texas Veteran Services

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

361-884-4068 ext. 139
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
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
Ministry 4 Warriors

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

(361) 877-0323
MVPN - Corpus Christi

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

Naval Air Station Corpus Christi

Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi

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
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
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
Rockport Warriors United

Faith-based org that offers fun free social events for Active Duty, honorably discharged Veterans, and their families.

(361) 737-2682
Search for Truth Homeless Shelter

Homeless shelter for men in Corpus Christi

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
Texas A&M - Corpus Christi

Public University in Corpus Christi

361-825-2331
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)

1-888-988-9996
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
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391
Uniforms for the Final Salute

Burial uniforms for unaccompanied veterans.

361-884-4068
USO - South Texas

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

361-961-2391
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

VCSO - Nueces County

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

(361) 888-0821
Veterans Band of Corpus Christi

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

(361) 728-7052
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 - Nueces County

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

361-888-0510
VLB - TexVetLoan

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

800-252-8387
Women Veterans of the Coastal Bend

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

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