Travis County Info

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.

Homeless

A New Entry, Inc.

Intensive homelessness help: 6 months of housing, intensive case management, counseling/peer support/therapy, food & transport for homeless vets

512-464-1250
Angel House Soup Kitchen

Volunteer Opportunities. Food and material help for those who have need.

512-474-2666
Caritas of Austin

Homeless veteran help with rehousing, jobs, & food.

512-479-4610
Community Care Health Centers

Provides primary health and mental health care to the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless.

512-978-9015
512-708-3121
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
Ending Community Homeless Coalition (ECHO)

Rapid rehousing of Austin area homeless veterans

512-234-3630
Foundation for the Homeless

Family homelessness help, for families with children. Helps with utilities and other bills for families in need.

512-453-6570
Front Steps

Homeless services for veterans and homeless families

512-305-4100
Green Doors

Homelessness help, special program for vets - homelessness and emergency funds. Homelessness prevention programs only for current Green Doors residents.

512-469-9130
1-866-412-6591
Mobile Loaves and Fishes - Community First!

Food and permanent housing for the homeless

512-328-7299
Round Rock Area Serving Center

Food & clothing pantry, transportation, temporary lodging, rent & utilities payments

512-244-2431
512-733-7625
Salvation Army - Austin - Emergency Housing

Two emergency shelters in Austin. Houses Veterans through the SSVF Program. Has group homes, emergency shelters, and transitional living centers with food and overnight lodging for varying amounts of time. Also provides educational, counseling and vocational services. Family service programs provide emergency food, housing, and utility assistance.

512-782-8800
512-476-1111
512-933-0600
Salvation Army Adult Rehab

Adult Rehab housing for chronically homeless, disabled vets.

512-447-2272
Stability and Self-sufficiency for Women Veterans

Services for women veterans and their families, helps with housing, jobs and transportation.

512-297-2990
Texas Center Point Veterans Services

Homelessness, counseling, job training, and financial help. Also specialize in MST and women veterans.

512-297-2990

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.

512-926-4271
254-523-4985
Caritas of Austin

Homeless veteran help with rehousing, jobs, & food.

512-479-4610
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
Foundation for the Homeless

Family homelessness help, for families with children. Helps with utilities and other bills for families in need.

512-453-6570
Goodwill - Operation GoodJobs

Job training and placement for veterans and their families, emergency funds up to $500. Must complete intake process.

512-637-7580 press1, then press 1 for intake, leave message, will call you
Goodwill Industries of Central Texas

Job rehabilitation and placement, Operation Good Jobs program for veterans. Help for Heroes and Families provides rent assistance, job training, emergency child care and emergency car repair.

Green Doors

Homelessness help, special program for vets - homelessness and emergency funds. Homelessness prevention programs only for current Green Doors residents.

512-469-9130
1-866-412-6591
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
Round Rock Area Serving Center

Food & clothing pantry, transportation, temporary lodging, rent & utilities payments

512-244-2431
512-733-7625
Salvation Army - Austin - Emergency Housing

Two emergency shelters in Austin. Houses Veterans through the SSVF Program. Has group homes, emergency shelters, and transitional living centers with food and overnight lodging for varying amounts of time. Also provides educational, counseling and vocational services. Family service programs provide emergency food, housing, and utility assistance.

512-782-8800
512-476-1111
512-933-0600
Stability and Self-sufficiency for Women Veterans

Services for women veterans and their families, helps with housing, jobs and transportation.

512-297-2990
Texas Center Point Veterans Services

Homelessness, counseling, job training, and financial help. Also specialize in MST and women veterans.

512-297-2990

Legal

Houston Bar Association Veterans Legal Initiative

The program provides free legal advice and legal representation to U.S. veterans. Any veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran, can get advice and counsel at one of the clinics offered by the VLI at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center or at one of the community clinics.

713-333-VETS (8387)
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 Veterans Legal Assistance Project (VLAP)

Free Legal help for veterans who earn 125% of Fed Poverty Limit or less- in the areas of: Family law, Employment, Housing, Consumer protection, Bankruptcy, Probate, Department of Veterans Affairs benefits, Expunction, discharge upgrades.

800-622-2520 Option 2
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 - Travis County

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

512-854-3856

Social Groups

AUSA - Association of the United States Army - Texas Capital Area Chapter

Veteran Camaraderie, Legislative Advocacy, Professional Development

512- 627-0877
Austin Veterans and Family Advocacy Council

Advocate for veterans with mental health diagnosis to the public. Information and resources.

512-823-4000
Code VI Veteran Integration

Code VI Veteran Integration Center, a nonprofit organization supporting Veterans + Families in their journey back to themselves - their journey all the way home.

(512) 538-4552
Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.
Fleet Reserve Association - 201- Austin

Non-profit, represents Marine, Navy, and Coast Guard Reserve & Fleet Reserve at congress.

Greater Austin Council of the Navy League

Veteran Association that supports Navy ROTC and JROTC, supports Sea Services

512-593-1422
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
MOPH - Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 1919

(no purple heart required) Provides emergency funds to all veterans, their dependents, widows and orphans. Provides scholarships to veterans and vet spouses.?VA Claims Assistance to Veterans and their Families- utilizes a lawyer to assist in claims.

MOWW - Military Order of the World Wars - Austin

Association of officers and warrant officers from all branches who are dedicated to local and national advocacy and action.

(512) 426-5146
(512) 335-1224
MVPN - Capital Area

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

RWB - Team Red, White, and Blue - Austin

Meet local veterans in your area, and exercise with them

TAVV - Texas Association of Vietnam Veterans

Association of Vietnam and other era wars/conflicts/operations who meet for camaraderie and to help their community.

512-925-4556
Texas Military Officer's Association

Association for Veteran Officers that are Entrepreneurs

The Mission Continues

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

832-390-1247
VFW - Post 12058 Kyle/Buda Post

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

512-938-3290
VFW - Post 2010 Ben Milam Post

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

254-697-2078
VFW - Post 337 I. P. Sarge Bell Memorial Post

Serves?veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

512-282-5664
VFW - Post 4443 - Highland Hills

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

512-288-4443
VFW - Post 856

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

512-442-9620
VFW - Post 8787 Capital City

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

512-836 8767
VFW - Post 8925 - Pilot Knob Post

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

512-243-8011
VVA - Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 915

Association of Vietnam and other era wars/conflicts/operations who meet for camaraderie and to help their community.

Employment and Business

BIGAUSTIN

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

512-928-8010
Goodwill - Operation GoodJobs

Job training and placement for veterans and their families, emergency funds up to $500. Must complete intake process.

512-637-7580 press1, then press 1 for intake, leave message, will call you
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
Score Austin

Entrepreneurial training and education in the Austin area, one-on-one and confidential

(512) 928-2425
Texas Military Officer's Association

Association for Veteran Officers that are Entrepreneurs

Texas Rural Water Foundation - Veteran Employment Program

Recruiting veterans to work in the water and wastewater utility industry.

(512) 472-8591
Texas State University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) - Round Rock

We provide a vast array of technical assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. By supporting business growth, sustainability and enhancing the creation of new businesses entities, SBDCs foster local and regional economic development through job creation and retention.

512-716-4800
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391

Medical

AGE of Central Texas AGE of Central Texas tackles the challenges of aging with expert solutions. No military requirement. 512-451-4611
American Red Cross of Central and South Texas

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

512-926-4271
254-523-4985
Austin Area Mental Health Consumers, Inc.

Mental Health Resource group, offers return to work program, support groups, resource counseling.

512-442-3366
Austin Clubhouse

'Club house' to support living with mental illness, back to school/work programs & support groups.

512-925-5877
Austin Dog Alliance / Hounds For Heroes

Mobility and PTSD service dogs for Texas veterans. No fees for the dog.

512-335-7100
Austin Veterans and Family Advocacy Council

The Austin Veterans and Family Advocacy Council (AVFAC) works with the VA Mental Health Clinic to provide better community support services for veterans in the Austin Area.

(512) 433-2047
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas

Volunteer Opportunities, Mentor a military kid!

512-472-5437
Capital Area Counseling

Low-cost, no session limit therapy for all members of the pubilc

(512) 302-1000 x100
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
Code VI Veteran Integration

Code VI Veteran Integration Center, a nonprofit organization supporting Veterans + Families in their journey back to themselves - their journey all the way home.

(512) 538-4552
Communities in Schools of Greater Central Texas, Inc.

Supports students in schools, provides school supplies, parent nights, and connection to community services.

254-554-2132
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 219 - Sgt. James Allen

Provides in-person, on site VA claims help, mobile VA claims service, and transport to VA appointments in undeserved VA claims areas.

512-431-4549
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 4 - Lone Star

Provides in-person, on site VA claims help, mobile VA claims service, and transport to VA appointments in undeserved VA claims areas.

512-955-6459
Easter Seals - Central Texas, Veterans' Services

Counseling, Peer Support, and Career Guidance for the Greater Austin Area

512-615-6800
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
Flying S Ranch – Horses for Heroes

8 week horsemanship class, mental health counselor available to group, but emphasis is on group horsemanship class. Free for Veterans.

512-619-1221
Front Steps

Homeless services for veterans and homeless families

512-305-4100
HARTH Foundation- Equine Therapy

Equine therapy, free to veterans and active duty

512-656-7698
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
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.

Integral Care

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

512-447-4141
Mustang Mentors for Veterans

Veterans learn to tame a wild mustang

(512) 869-3225
MVPN - Capital Area

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

Operation Barnabas Austin

Resources for Chaplains, for churches serving military and veterans, and direct support to surviving families

512-292-8778
Operation Honor Our Heroes

Raises awareness of the losses suffered overseas.

512-567-3939
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
R.O.C.K. Horses for Heroes

Physical therapy and emotional healing through working with horses, special programs for: all veterans, women veterans, and children of active military.

512-930-7625 x311
Ravens Grove Foundation for Healing

Complementary Medicine techniques for healing. Scholarships awarded to 

512-440-9082
Safe Place Austin

Domestic & Sexual violence shelter in Austin

512.267.SAFE (7233)
Salvation Army Adult Rehab

Adult Rehab housing for chronically homeless, disabled vets.

512-447-2272
Samaritan Center

Counseling and peer mentoring for military, veterans and their families.

512-451-7337
Samaritan Center: HOPE for HEROES

Reduced-rate counseling for veterans and their families.

512-451-7337 Office Number
Veteran Appointment Line 512-466-4454
Service Dogs, Inc.

Trains working service dogs for the Deaf or physically disabled- not PTSD or therapy dog. $50 application fee, no cost for dog.

512-891-9090
Stability and Self-sufficiency for Women Veterans

Services for women veterans and their families, helps with housing, jobs and transportation.

512-297-2990
STARRY Counseling - Round Rock

Child and family counseling, domestic violence and abuse prevention, emergency shelter for children.

512-388-8290
800-440-9789
Texas Center Point Veterans Services

Homelessness, counseling, job training, and financial help. Also specialize in MST and women veterans.

512-297-2990
The Aloe Foundation

Comes to your site to provide massages for veterans.

The Joyful Horse Project - Veterans Equine Therapy Services (VETS)

Equine Therapy for Veterans

512-467-4893
Transitions: Horses and Heroes

Equine-assisted therapy for veterans

512 -576-7199
512-484-8480
Travis Manion Foundation

Survivor services, patriotic community building. 

215-348-9080
V.E.T.S. [Veterans Equine Training Services]

Equine therapy for Veterans 

512-297-1375
VA - Austin Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic Austin

512-823-4000
800-423-2111
VA - Central Texas Veterans Health Care System

Central Texas VA system

In Temple: 254-778-4811
Outside Temple: 1-800-423-2111 opt 5
After Hours: 1-800-423-2111 opt 4
VA - Vet Center - Austin

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

512-416-1314
VA - Vet Centers

Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families

VA - VetSuccess on Campus ~ Austin Community College

Helps ACC students that are veterans maximize their Gi Bill & Hazlewood act.

512-223-0033
VA - Waco VA Medical Center

VA Healthcare center Waco

254-752-6581
800-423-2111
VA - Women's Trauma Recovery Center in Temple

7 week inpatient recovery program for MST

254-743-1711
VSA Texas

For veterans and wounded warriors- a place to make art and heal

512-454-9912
Warriors Research Institute

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

254-716-6208
Waterloo Counseling Center - Project Valor

Inclusive counseling for Vets, their spouses & families in the Austin area, and statewide by telementalhealth. Sliding scale from $20-$120, average payment is $30, insurance is accepted, and please contact Waterloo if payment is a barrier to services.

512-444-9922 be sure to tell them you are a vet.
YWCA Greater Austin - Women Vets Counseling

Free WoVeN peer groups for women vets, sliding scale (typically $10-$30) one-on-one counseling, youth, and caregiver counseling

512-326-1222

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
Drive a Senior

Volunteer transportation for seniors in Austin area & Elgin.

(512) 453-2273
Goodwill Industries of Central Texas

Job rehabilitation and placement, Operation Good Jobs program for veterans. Help for Heroes and Families provides rent assistance, job training, emergency child care and emergency car repair.

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
Round Rock Area Serving Center

Food & clothing pantry, transportation, temporary lodging, rent & utilities payments

512-244-2431
512-733-7625
Veteran Transportation via United Way & Lyft

United Way is partnering with Lyft to provide limited free rides to people with specific non-emergency healthcare transportation, employment and veterans’ needs. To see if you are eligible, call 2-1-1, press option 1, and let them know you are a veteran.

2-1-1

Women Veterans

Dress for Success - Austin

Free career clothing for women.

512-389-3723
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
Integral Care

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

512-447-4141
Project MEND Veterans Program

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

210-223-6363
R.O.C.K. Horses for Heroes

Physical therapy and emotional healing through working with horses, special programs for: all veterans, women veterans, and children of active military.

512-930-7625 x311
Stability and Self-sufficiency for Women Veterans

Services for women veterans and their families, helps with housing, jobs and transportation.

512-297-2990
Texas Center Point Veterans Services

Homelessness, counseling, job training, and financial help. Also specialize in MST and women veterans.

512-297-2990
Travis County Veterans Service Office

Help with VA claims, referral to other local groups for more help

512-854-9340
VA - Vet Center - Austin

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

512-416-1314
VA - Vet Centers

Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families

VA - Women's Trauma Recovery Center in Temple

7 week inpatient recovery program for MST

254-743-1711
Waterloo Counseling Center - Project Valor

Inclusive counseling for Vets, their spouses & families in the Austin area, and statewide by telementalhealth. Sliding scale from $20-$120, average payment is $30, insurance is accepted, and please contact Waterloo if payment is a barrier to services.

512-444-9922 be sure to tell them you are a vet.

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
A New Entry, Inc.

Intensive homelessness help: 6 months of housing, intensive case management, counseling/peer support/therapy, food & transport for homeless vets

512-464-1250
ACC - Center For Nonprofit Studies

Public University - Accepts Hazlewood and GI bill, Specializes in nonprofit creation, funding, and management.

512-223-7080
AGE of Central Texas AGE of Central Texas tackles the challenges of aging with expert solutions. No military requirement. 512-451-4611
American Red Cross of Central and South Texas

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

512-926-4271
254-523-4985
Angel House Soup Kitchen

Volunteer Opportunities. Food and material help for those who have need.

512-474-2666
AUSA - Association of the United States Army - Texas Capital Area Chapter

Veteran Camaraderie, Legislative Advocacy, Professional Development

512- 627-0877
Austin Area Mental Health Consumers, Inc.

Mental Health Resource group, offers return to work program, support groups, resource counseling.

512-442-3366
Austin Clubhouse

'Club house' to support living with mental illness, back to school/work programs & support groups.

512-925-5877
Austin Community College

Public Junior College, offers Associate Degrees and Technical Education.

512-223-7569
Austin Dog Alliance / Hounds For Heroes

Mobility and PTSD service dogs for Texas veterans. No fees for the dog.

512-335-7100
Austin Veterans and Family Advocacy Council

Advocate for veterans with mental health diagnosis to the public. Information and resources.

512-823-4000
Austin Veterans and Family Advocacy Council

The Austin Veterans and Family Advocacy Council (AVFAC) works with the VA Mental Health Clinic to provide better community support services for veterans in the Austin Area.

(512) 433-2047
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas

Volunteer Opportunities, Mentor a military kid!

512-472-5437
BIGAUSTIN

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

512-928-8010
Capital Area Counseling

Low-cost, no session limit therapy for all members of the pubilc

(512) 302-1000 x100
Capital Area Food Bank

Austin Area Food Bank.

877-541-7905
Caritas of Austin

Homeless veteran help with rehousing, jobs, & food.

512-479-4610
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
City of Austin Commission on Veteran Affairs

Portal to city employment for veterans. Provides support for city departments looking to hire vets.

(512) 974- 3459
City of Austin Veterans Services Office

Provides support for City employees in the National Guard and Reserve or are veterans, and their families. Support is provided before deployment, during deployment and during reintegration into the workplace.

512-974-3306
Code VI Veteran Integration

Code VI Veteran Integration Center, a nonprofit organization supporting Veterans + Families in their journey back to themselves - their journey all the way home.

(512) 538-4552
Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.
Communities in Schools of Greater Central Texas, Inc.

Supports students in schools, provides school supplies, parent nights, and connection to community services.

254-554-2132
Community Care Health Centers

Provides primary health and mental health care to the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless.

512-978-9015
512-708-3121
Concordia University Texas

Private university, accepts GI bill.

512-313-4602
800-865-4282
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 219 - Sgt. James Allen

Provides in-person, on site VA claims help, mobile VA claims service, and transport to VA appointments in undeserved VA claims areas.

512-431-4549
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 4 - Lone Star

Provides in-person, on site VA claims help, mobile VA claims service, and transport to VA appointments in undeserved VA claims areas.

512-955-6459
Dress for Success - Austin

Free career clothing for women.

512-389-3723
Drive a Senior

Volunteer transportation for seniors in Austin area & Elgin.

(512) 453-2273
Easter Seals - Central Texas, Veterans' Services

Counseling, Peer Support, and Career Guidance for the Greater Austin Area

512-615-6800
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
Ending Community Homeless Coalition (ECHO)

Rapid rehousing of Austin area homeless veterans

512-234-3630
Fleet Reserve Association - 201- Austin

Non-profit, represents Marine, Navy, and Coast Guard Reserve & Fleet Reserve at congress.

Flying S Ranch – Horses for Heroes

8 week horsemanship class, mental health counselor available to group, but emphasis is on group horsemanship class. Free for Veterans.

512-619-1221
Foundation for the Homeless

Family homelessness help, for families with children. Helps with utilities and other bills for families in need.

512-453-6570
Front Steps

Homeless services for veterans and homeless families

512-305-4100
Georgetown Field of Honor

Patriotic celebration in Georgetown,TX, free for all to attend.

Goodwill - Operation GoodJobs

Job training and placement for veterans and their families, emergency funds up to $500. Must complete intake process.

512-637-7580 press1, then press 1 for intake, leave message, will call you
Goodwill Industries of Central Texas

Job rehabilitation and placement, Operation Good Jobs program for veterans. Help for Heroes and Families provides rent assistance, job training, emergency child care and emergency car repair.

Greater Austin Council of the Navy League

Veteran Association that supports Navy ROTC and JROTC, supports Sea Services

512-593-1422
Green Doors

Homelessness help, special program for vets - homelessness and emergency funds. Homelessness prevention programs only for current Green Doors residents.

512-469-9130
1-866-412-6591
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
Habitat for Humanity - Austin

Home repair (sometimes major) for veterans with physical and financial need

HARTH Foundation- Equine Therapy

Equine therapy, free to veterans and active duty

512-656-7698
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
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 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
Houston Bar Association Veterans Legal Initiative

The program provides free legal advice and legal representation to U.S. veterans. Any veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran, can get advice and counsel at one of the clinics offered by the VLI at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center or at one of the community clinics.

713-333-VETS (8387)
Huston-Tillotson University - Veterans

1,000-student, 24-acre campus east of downtown Austin. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church and the United Negro College fund. Offers undergraduate degrees in business, education, the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, science and technology.

512-505-3000
Integral Care

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

512-447-4141
Life Bridge Job Corps Twin Lakes (River City Hope Street)

Food/clothing pantry, relationship training, life skills and GED classes.

512-522-7152
Meals on Wheels and More

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

512-476-6325
Mobile Loaves and Fishes - Community First!

Food and permanent housing for the homeless

512-328-7299
MOPH - Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 1919

(no purple heart required) Provides emergency funds to all veterans, their dependents, widows and orphans. Provides scholarships to veterans and vet spouses.?VA Claims Assistance to Veterans and their Families- utilizes a lawyer to assist in claims.

MOWW - Military Order of the World Wars - Austin

Association of officers and warrant officers from all branches who are dedicated to local and national advocacy and action.

(512) 426-5146
(512) 335-1224
Mustang Mentors for Veterans

Veterans learn to tame a wild mustang

(512) 869-3225
MVPN - Capital Area

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

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 Barnabas Austin

Resources for Chaplains, for churches serving military and veterans, and direct support to surviving families

512-292-8778
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
Operation Honor Our Heroes

Raises awareness of the losses suffered overseas.

512-567-3939
Park University

Private Non-Profit university, Accepts GI bill only

888-319-9522
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
R.O.C.K. Horses for Heroes

Physical therapy and emotional healing through working with horses, special programs for: all veterans, women veterans, and children of active military.

512-930-7625 x311
Ravens Grove Foundation for Healing

Complementary Medicine techniques for healing. Scholarships awarded to 

512-440-9082
Rebuilding Together Austin

Minor to medium home repair for the elderly and/or disabled

512-993-8230
Round Rock Area Serving Center

Food & clothing pantry, transportation, temporary lodging, rent & utilities payments

512-244-2431
512-733-7625
RWB - Team Red, White, and Blue - Austin

Meet local veterans in your area, and exercise with them

Safe Place Austin

Domestic & Sexual violence shelter in Austin

512.267.SAFE (7233)
Salvation Army - Austin - Emergency Housing

Two emergency shelters in Austin. Houses Veterans through the SSVF Program. Has group homes, emergency shelters, and transitional living centers with food and overnight lodging for varying amounts of time. Also provides educational, counseling and vocational services. Family service programs provide emergency food, housing, and utility assistance.

512-782-8800
512-476-1111
512-933-0600
Salvation Army Adult Rehab

Adult Rehab housing for chronically homeless, disabled vets.

512-447-2272
Samaritan Center

Counseling and peer mentoring for military, veterans and their families.

512-451-7337
Samaritan Center: HOPE for HEROES

Reduced-rate counseling for veterans and their families.

512-451-7337 Office Number
Veteran Appointment Line 512-466-4454
Score Austin

Entrepreneurial training and education in the Austin area, one-on-one and confidential

(512) 928-2425
Service Dogs, Inc.

Trains working service dogs for the Deaf or physically disabled- not PTSD or therapy dog. $50 application fee, no cost for dog.

512-891-9090
St. Edward's University

Private university in Austin, Texas

512-428-1061
Stability and Self-sufficiency for Women Veterans

Services for women veterans and their families, helps with housing, jobs and transportation.

512-297-2990
STARRY Counseling - Round Rock

Child and family counseling, domestic violence and abuse prevention, emergency shelter for children.

512-388-8290
800-440-9789
TAVV - Texas Association of Vietnam Veterans

Association of Vietnam and other era wars/conflicts/operations who meet for camaraderie and to help their community.

512-925-4556
Texas A&M Health Science Center

Texas A&M Health Science Center is Transforming Health through innovative research, education and service in dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health and medical sciences.

979-845-8075
Texas Center Point Veterans Services

Homelessness, counseling, job training, and financial help. Also specialize in MST and women veterans.

512-297-2990
Texas Military Forces Museum

Free military history museum located on Camp Mabry in Austin, TX.

512-782-5659
Texas Military Officer's Association

Association for Veteran Officers that are Entrepreneurs

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 State University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) - Round Rock

We provide a vast array of technical assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. By supporting business growth, sustainability and enhancing the creation of new businesses entities, SBDCs foster local and regional economic development through job creation and retention.

512-716-4800
Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) Education

Administers Hazlewood act, assists veterans with educational opportunities

512-463-3168
Texas Veterans Legal Assistance Project (VLAP)

Free Legal help for veterans who earn 125% of Fed Poverty Limit or less- in the areas of: Family law, Employment, Housing, Consumer protection, Bankruptcy, Probate, Department of Veterans Affairs benefits, Expunction, discharge upgrades.

800-622-2520 Option 2
The Aloe Foundation

Comes to your site to provide massages for veterans.

The Joyful Horse Project - Veterans Equine Therapy Services (VETS)

Equine Therapy for Veterans

512-467-4893
The Mission Continues

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

832-390-1247
The University of Texas at Austin

Public University in Austin, accepts Hazlewood, GI bill

512-232-2835
Transitions: Horses and Heroes

Equine-assisted therapy for veterans

512 -576-7199
512-484-8480
Travis County Veterans Service Office

Help with VA claims, referral to other local groups for more help

512-854-9340
Travis Manion Foundation

Survivor services, patriotic community building. 

215-348-9080
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391
V.E.T.S. [Veterans Equine Training Services]

Equine therapy for Veterans 

512-297-1375
VA - Austin Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic Austin

512-823-4000
800-423-2111
VA - Central Texas Veterans Health Care System

Central Texas VA system

In Temple: 254-778-4811
Outside Temple: 1-800-423-2111 opt 5
After Hours: 1-800-423-2111 opt 4
VA - Vet Center - Austin

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

512-416-1314
VA - Vet Centers

Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families

VA - VetSuccess on Campus ~ Austin Community College

Helps ACC students that are veterans maximize their Gi Bill & Hazlewood act.

512-223-0033
VA - Waco VA Medical Center

VA Healthcare center Waco

254-752-6581
800-423-2111
VA - Women's Trauma Recovery Center in Temple

7 week inpatient recovery program for MST

254-743-1711
Veteran Transportation via United Way & Lyft

United Way is partnering with Lyft to provide limited free rides to people with specific non-emergency healthcare transportation, employment and veterans’ needs. To see if you are eligible, call 2-1-1, press option 1, and let them know you are a veteran.

2-1-1
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 - Travis County

Serves Veterans, Provides Alternative Court for Veterans

512-854-3856
Veterans' Employment and Training Service (U.S. Department of Labor)

Helps Veterans with claims under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). USERRA provides reemployment protection and other benefits for veterans. In addition, USERRA helps veterans understand employee eligibility and job entitlements, employer obligations, and benefits available to veterans through the act.

512-463-2814
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
VFW - Post 12058 Kyle/Buda Post

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

512-938-3290
VFW - Post 2010 Ben Milam Post

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

254-697-2078
VFW - Post 337 I. P. Sarge Bell Memorial Post

Serves?veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

512-282-5664
VFW - Post 4443 - Highland Hills

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

512-288-4443
VFW - Post 856

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

512-442-9620
VFW - Post 8787 Capital City

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

512-836 8767
VFW - Post 8925 - Pilot Knob Post

Serves veterans of foreign wars, providing camaraderie and help

512-243-8011
VLB - TexVetLoan

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

800-252-8387
VSA Texas

For veterans and wounded warriors- a place to make art and heal

512-454-9912
VVA - Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 915

Association of Vietnam and other era wars/conflicts/operations who meet for camaraderie and to help their community.

Warriors Research Institute

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

254-716-6208
Waterloo Counseling Center - Project Valor

Inclusive counseling for Vets, their spouses & families in the Austin area, and statewide by telementalhealth. Sliding scale from $20-$120, average payment is $30, insurance is accepted, and please contact Waterloo if payment is a barrier to services.

512-444-9922 be sure to tell them you are a vet.
YWCA Greater Austin - Women Vets Counseling

Free WoVeN peer groups for women vets, sliding scale (typically $10-$30) one-on-one counseling, youth, and caregiver counseling

512-326-1222

Travis County
Veteran Resource Guide

QR Code for https://www.texvet.org/county/25173/2650