Wilson 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 H.R. Grimm MAJ, USA (ret)

County employees trained to assist in VA Claims.

vso@wilsoncountytx.gov 8303937376

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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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
Goodwill - San Antonio Veteran Resource Center

Job development for military and veterans, housing & utility payments for vets.

210-924-8581
LMHA - Camino Real Community MHMR Center

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

830-391-5117
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
Salvation Army - San Antonio

Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families

210-352-2000

Food

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
Salvation Army - San Antonio

Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families

210-352-2000
San Antonio Food Bank

Largest Food Bank in San Antonio, also help applying for social services.

210-431-8326

Transitioning to Civilian Life

LMHA - Camino Real Community MHMR Center

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

830-391-5117
Military Warriors Support Foundation

Housing, transportation, and financial mentoring for combat wounded veterans. Recreational outings, skill transitions, and transportation to medical appointments.

210-615-8973
National Amputee Boxing Association

Boxing for amputees, currently in San Antonio

210-294-0252
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 of Central and South Texas

Emergency Aid for active duty Military through Military Aide Societies such as AER. Referral to community partners to assist Veterans and Family Members with needs.

512-928-4271
Ecumenical Center

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

Grace After Fire - Table Talk: Color Me Camo

Free peer support groups for female veterans in Houston, San Antonio, and San Marcos

1-888-737-3112
LMHA - Camino Real Community MHMR Center

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

830-391-5117
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 - South Central Texas

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

830-391-5117
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
Veteran Spouse Network

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

Youth, Family, & Caregivers

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
Veteran Spouse Network

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

Find a Job

Dress for Success - San Antonio

Free career clothing for women.

(210) 737-1515
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

Start a Business

PeopleFund Community Entrepreneur Workshops

Educational workshops for entrepreneurs of small businesses or nonprofit organizations.

888-222-0017 ext. 102
Veterans Business Outreach Centers

Business training offioce just for veterans! Free, and through the Small Business Administration + UTRGV

956-665-8931

Transportation

Alamo Call-A-Ride 4 Vets

For honorably discharged veterans & their families across 13 counties surrounding San Antonio. Provides rides to medical appointments, grocery & pharmacy trips, and trips to social and religious events. 

1-800-960-5201
Military Warriors Support Foundation

Housing, transportation, and financial mentoring for combat wounded veterans. Recreational outings, skill transitions, and transportation to medical appointments.

210-615-8973

Social Opportunities

American Legion - Post 592

Active veteran organization in San Antonio.

210-590-1863
MOAA - Alamo Chapter & Texas Council of Chapters

Veteran Association of military officers. Offers camaraderie and legislative advocacy.

210-228-9955
National Amputee Boxing Association

Boxing for amputees, currently in San Antonio

210-294-0252

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

Homelessness

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
Goodwill - San Antonio Veteran Resource Center

Job development for military and veterans, housing & utility payments for vets.

210-924-8581
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

Wilson County Veteran Resource Guide