Smith 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
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

East Texas Veterans Alliance

Coalition of local veteran service organizations to collaborate and coordinate veteran aide

903-363-2212
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

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

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.
East Texas Veterans Alliance

Coalition of local veteran service organizations to collaborate and coordinate veteran aide

903-363-2212
Korean War Veterans Association - East Texas - 286

Connect with Korean War Veterans and supporters for information, advocacy, and camaraderie

903-566-8831

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
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 - Smith County

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

903-590-2951

Medical

CORE Health Care

For-profit brain trauma in-patient & out-patient care, support groups.

512-894-0801
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
HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

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

MVPN - The Green Zone - Andrews Center

Serves Veterans, Vet Families, Surviving Spouses, Provides Mental Health Services- Counseling

903-705-5752
NeuroRestorative Specialty Services

For Profit - Therapy and rehabilitative services for TBI, including supportive & transitional living

903-877-8700
800-743-6802
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 - Tyler VA Primary Care Clinic

VA Primary care in Tyler

903-266-5900
855-375-6930
VA - Tyler VA Specialty Care Clinic

VA Specialty Center in Tyler

903-590-3050
855-375-6930

Women Veterans

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
VA - Tyler VA Specialty Care Clinic

VA Specialty Center in Tyler

903-590-3050
855-375-6930

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

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
Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.
CORE Health Care

For-profit brain trauma in-patient & out-patient care, support groups.

512-894-0801
East Texas Community Forces

Coalition of local veteran service organizations to collaborate and coordinate veteran aide

512-914-1938
903-595-6544 X 1-6
East Texas Food Bank

Regional food bank.

903.597.3663
East Texas Veterans Alliance

Coalition of local veteran service organizations to collaborate and coordinate veteran aide

903-363-2212
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
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
Korean War Veterans Association - East Texas - 286

Connect with Korean War Veterans and supporters for information, advocacy, and camaraderie

903-566-8831
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
Lone Star Warriors Outdoor

Free Hunting, Fishing and outdoor trips for OEF/OIF combat wounded veterans.

903-253-5604
MVPN - The Green Zone - Andrews Center

Serves Veterans, Vet Families, Surviving Spouses, Provides Mental Health Services- Counseling

903-705-5752
NeuroRestorative Specialty Services

For Profit - Therapy and rehabilitative services for TBI, including supportive & transitional living

903-877-8700
800-743-6802
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
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 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
The University of Texas at Tyler

Public university in Tyler, accepts Hazlewood and GI bill

800-888 9537
903-566-7783
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391
VA - Tyler VA Primary Care Clinic

VA Primary care in Tyler

903-266-5900
855-375-6930
VA - Tyler VA Specialty Care Clinic

VA Specialty Center in Tyler

903-590-3050
855-375-6930
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 - Smith County

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

903-590-2951
VLB - TexVetLoan

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

800-252-8387
Watkins-Logan Veterans Home - Tyler

Retirement home for Veterans, operated by Veterans Land Board

903-617-6150

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Smith County Veteran Resource Guide

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