Wichita 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
Catholic Charities of Fort Worth - Supportive Services for Veterans Families

Case management, help with public and veterans benefits, connections to other community services like employment, and rent and utility assistance for veterans who are either homeless or at high risk of becoming homeless. 

817.413.3921
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

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

DAV Chapter 41

Provides VA claims help, mobile VA claims service, and transport to VA appointments in undeserved VA claims areas. 

940-636-7577
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

DAV Chapter 41

Provides VA claims help, mobile VA claims service, and transport to VA appointments in undeserved VA claims areas. 

940-636-7577

Legal

Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas

Free help in civil legal cases for financially qualifying veterans.  Multiple locations. 

888-529-5277
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

Medical

Catholic Charities of Fort Worth - Clinical Counseling

Individual, marital, family, and group counseling for residents of Tarrant County and surrounding areas. 

817.289.3809
Catholic Charities of Fort Worth - Supportive Services for Veterans Families

Case management, help with public and veterans benefits, connections to other community services like employment, and rent and utility assistance for veterans who are either homeless or at high risk of becoming homeless. 

817.413.3921
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
Helen Farabee Centers

Provides mental health services, counseling, medications, and coping skills.  Also serves as a location for the Military Veteran Peer Network - Wichita Falls Chapter,  providing peer-led support groups for veterans. 

940-397-3315
HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

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

MVPN - Wichita Falls

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

940-397-3315
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
Red River Hospital

For Profit Mental health treatment and facility. Has Unit entirely for military

855-677-4069
STARRY Counseling - Stephenville

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

254-434-5232
800-440-9789
STARRY Counseling – Wichita Falls

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

940-386-954
800-440-9789
Wichita County Veterans' Office

County Veteran Service Officer- assists with VA claims

Women Veterans

Catholic Charities of Fort Worth - Clinical Counseling

Individual, marital, family, and group counseling for residents of Tarrant County and surrounding areas. 

817.289.3809
Catholic Charities of Fort Worth - Supportive Services for Veterans Families

Case management, help with public and veterans benefits, connections to other community services like employment, and rent and utility assistance for veterans who are either homeless or at high risk of becoming homeless. 

817.413.3921
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

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

Catholic Charities of Fort Worth - Supportive Services for Veterans Families

Case management, help with public and veterans benefits, connections to other community services like employment, and rent and utility assistance for veterans who are either homeless or at high risk of becoming homeless. 

817.413.3921
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
Catholic Charities of Fort Worth - Clinical Counseling

Individual, marital, family, and group counseling for residents of Tarrant County and surrounding areas. 

817.289.3809
Catholic Charities of Fort Worth - Supportive Services for Veterans Families

Case management, help with public and veterans benefits, connections to other community services like employment, and rent and utility assistance for veterans who are either homeless or at high risk of becoming homeless. 

817.413.3921
DAV Chapter 41

Provides VA claims help, mobile VA claims service, and transport to VA appointments in undeserved VA claims areas. 

940-636-7577
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
Helen Farabee Centers

Provides mental health services, counseling, medications, and coping skills.  Also serves as a location for the Military Veteran Peer Network - Wichita Falls Chapter,  providing peer-led support groups for veterans. 

940-397-3315
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
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas

Free help in civil legal cases for financially qualifying veterans.  Multiple locations. 

888-529-5277
Midwestern State University

Public University in Wichita Falls, TX. Accepts Hazlewood and GI bill

(940) 397-4305
MVPN - Wichita Falls

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

940-397-3315
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
Red River Hospital

For Profit Mental health treatment and facility. Has Unit entirely for military

855-677-4069
STARRY Counseling - Stephenville

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

254-434-5232
800-440-9789
STARRY Counseling – Wichita Falls

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

940-386-954
800-440-9789
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
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
VLB - TexVetLoan

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

800-252-8387
Wichita County Veterans' Office

County Veteran Service Officer- assists with VA claims

Wichita Falls Area Food Bank

Central Food Bank for Wichita Falls, assistance applying for other help

940-766-2322

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Wichita County Veteran Resource Guide

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