Wise 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.

Your region doesn’t have an MVPN coordinator assigned to it right now. We recommend locating your closest MVPN Coordinator on a map and contacting them.

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 GI Forum - National Veterans Outreach Program

Jobs help, homeless help, transportation help, emergency funds, weatherization for homes of veterans around El Paso.

210-223-4088
American Red Cross Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex

Services to the Armed Forces provides emergency funds to military and retirees, and information and referral services.

214-678-4800
Christian Community Action (CCA) - Crisis Management Services and Food Services Emergency funds coupled with intensive case management for individuals in need. 972-219-4300
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
Mission Granbury, Inc. - Food Pantry Food pantry for all in need in Granbury, TX. 817-579-6866
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
Presbyterian Night Shelter - Veterans' Voice

Bus passes, rent, and utility payment help to prevent homelessness.

817.632.7407
Recovery Resource Council - Enduring Families

Free therapy for veterans and their families in a dedicated facility just for veterans. 

(817) 332-6329
Texas Neighborhood Services

Utility assistance, as well as GED/educational services and job search help for those in need.  Locations in Weatherford and Cleburne. 

(817) 598-5700
Wise Area Relief Mission Inc - Utility Assistance

Limited help with utility bills at the beginning of each month.  Appointments should be scheduled in prior month.

940-626-4676

Employment and Business

Allies in Service - Warrior Mentorship Program

Serve our warriors and their families as they reintegrate back into our Dallas community.

214-438-6358
American GI Forum - National Veterans Outreach Program

Jobs help, homeless help, transportation help, emergency funds, weatherization for homes of veterans around El Paso.

210-223-4088
Steel Hope - Life Coaching Program

Life coaching for veterans to help them meet their goals.

817-689-9339
Texas Neighborhood Services

Utility assistance, as well as GED/educational services and job search help for those in need.  Locations in Weatherford and Cleburne. 

(817) 598-5700
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
Veteran Women's Enterprise Center

Women Veteran's Center in the heart of Dallas- Socialize and find Entrepreneurial servies.

Volunteers of America Texas - Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) Reintegrates homeless veterans into jobs and support services, such as vocational training, career counseling, and case management to find other needed resources.  832-493-7244

Transportation

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) - Travel Ambassador Program

Help with planning a trip, purchasing tickets, and using the Dallas public bus and rail system. One-on-one coaching and group classes available.

214-828-8588
My Ride North Texas

Coalition of organizations and volunteers to transport veterans around North Texas.

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
Presbyterian Night Shelter - Veterans' Voice

Bus passes, rent, and utility payment help to prevent homelessness.

817.632.7407
Wise County Committee on Aging, Inc. - Transportation Program

Weekday transportation for seniors 60+ to medical appointments, grocery store, and other essential locations. 

940-627-5329

Social Groups

Adaptive Training Foundation

Empowers those with physical disabilities to transform their lives through exercise and community.

(214) 432-1070
Fleet Reserve Association - 011 - Fort Worth

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

Heroes Sports - DFW

Recreational sports league for Veterans & their families in San Antonio, Texas.

785-979-9956
RWB - Team Red, White, and Blue - Dallas/Fort Worth

Regular fitness activities, social gatherings, and community service events with other veterans. 

The Mission Continues

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

210-528-0534
Veteran Women's Enterprise Center

Women Veteran's Center in the heart of Dallas- Socialize and find Entrepreneurial servies.

Warrior Spirit Project

Promotes healing and restoration by offering yoga and meditation classes, training pit bulls to be service dogs, and encouraging community gardens.

972-765-4071

Legal

Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

Free civil legal help, no tickets or criminal.

(214) 243-2236
Texas C-Bar

For Nonprofits working on incorporating into a 501c3, pro bono legal assistance with 501c3 application

(512) 374-2712
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

Mental Health

Collin College - Veterans Resource Center

Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Resource Center also connects students with other veterans and transition resources like counseling. 

DFW Canines for Veterans

Service Dogs, free to vets with PTSD & TBI disability diagnosis, will train your dog or provide dog.

(682) 304-4310
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
Equest - Hooves for Heroes

Free equine assisted therapy and therapeutic horsemanship for honorably discharged veterans and their families.

972-412-1099
Equine Connection Counseling - Operation Hoofbeat Low-cost and free therapy through Wings of Hope Equitherapy. 682-334-3784
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
Green Oaks

For-profit- psychiatric treatment facility, accepts tricare

972-991-9504
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
Magdalen House

Free women-only 14 day in-patient detox from alcohol- AA based.

214-324-9261
Recovery Resource Council - Enduring Families

Free therapy for veterans and their families in a dedicated facility just for veterans. 

(817) 332-6329
Russell Freeman Foundation - Pride House

Nonprofit Sober Living House for the LGBTQIA community. Cost is $1500 a month plus $300 move in fee

4692131380
Shiloh Place

Assistance for all single mothers with housing, childcare, and tuition assistance for up to two years. 

214-218-0336
STARRY Counseling - Stephenville

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

254-434-5232
800-440-9789
Stay the Course Veteran Services

Counseling for individuals, couples, families, and children. At least first six sessions free, after that sliding scale from $10-$70/session.

682-990-6242
Steel Hope - Life Coaching Program

Life coaching for veterans to help them meet their goals.

817-689-9339
Steel Hope - Peer Support Group

Individual and Group therapy for veterans

817-689-9339
Surmounters of Texas

Free horse-supported counseling for veterans.  No riding required. 

817-297-9292
The University of Texas at Dallas - Center for Brain Health

Free brain performance training for warriors, their spouses, and caregivers. 

972-883-3418
VA - Bridgeport Community Based Outpatient Clinics

VA Outpatient clinic in Bridgeport

940-683-2538
VA - Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Fort Worth

800-443-9672
817-730-0000
VA - North Texas Health Care System

Operates VA hospitals and clinics at mulitple locations in Dallas, Ft. Worth, Bonham, Denton, and McKinney.  Serves veterans in 38 North Texas counties. 

800-849-3597
214-742-8387
Warrior Spirit Project

Promotes healing and restoration by offering yoga and meditation classes, training pit bulls to be service dogs, and encouraging community gardens.

972-765-4071
Wounded Warrior Project

Mental health and VA claims assistance for veterans

210-569-0300
888.997.2586

Physical Health

HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

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

Hope Clinic

Primary medical care for Ellis County-area residents on a sliding scale.  Also accepts many kinds of insurance. 

972-923-2440
Presbyterian Night Shelter - Veterans' Voice

Bus passes, rent, and utility payment help to prevent homelessness.

817.632.7407
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 - Bridgeport Community Based Outpatient Clinics

VA Outpatient clinic in Bridgeport

940-683-2538
VA - Decatur Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC)

VA Outpatient Clinic in Decatur,TX

940-627-7001
VA - Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Fort Worth

800-443-9672
817-730-0000
VA - North Texas Health Care System

Operates VA hospitals and clinics at mulitple locations in Dallas, Ft. Worth, Bonham, Denton, and McKinney.  Serves veterans in 38 North Texas counties. 

800-849-3597
214-742-8387
Wounded Warrior Project

Mental health and VA claims assistance for veterans

210-569-0300
888.997.2586

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
Tarrant County College (TCC) - Veterans Services Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood. Also offers short-course technical programs.  Multiple locations in Tarrant County. 817-515-1620
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

Homeless

American GI Forum - National Veterans Outreach Program

Jobs help, homeless help, transportation help, emergency funds, weatherization for homes of veterans around El Paso.

210-223-4088
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
Homeless Veterans Services of Dallas

Homeless veteran reintegration, services, and VA claims assistance for free.

214-372-8822
Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command - Veterans Programs

Housing to transition from homelessness with case management for up to two years.

214-424-7050
Shiloh Place

Assistance for all single mothers with housing, childcare, and tuition assistance for up to two years. 

214-218-0336

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
About Face Research

Examines the best type of vocational rehabilitation for veterans with felonies and mental illness or substance dependence.

214-857-2571
Adaptive Training Foundation

Empowers those with physical disabilities to transform their lives through exercise and community.

(214) 432-1070
Allies in Service - Warrior Mentorship Program

Serve our warriors and their families as they reintegrate back into our Dallas community.

214-438-6358
American GI Forum - National Veterans Outreach Program

Jobs help, homeless help, transportation help, emergency funds, weatherization for homes of veterans around El Paso.

210-223-4088
American Red Cross Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex

Services to the Armed Forces provides emergency funds to military and retirees, and information and referral services.

214-678-4800
Attitudes and Attire

Work Clothing and Professional Development for women.

(214) 630-1667
Bridgeport First United Methodist Church

Food pantry for Wise County.

Christian Community Action (CCA) - Crisis Management Services and Food Services Emergency funds coupled with intensive case management for individuals in need. 972-219-4300
Collin College - Veterans Resource Center

Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Resource Center also connects students with other veterans and transition resources like counseling. 

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) - Travel Ambassador Program

Help with planning a trip, purchasing tickets, and using the Dallas public bus and rail system. One-on-one coaching and group classes available.

214-828-8588
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) - El Centro - Veterans Services Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Services Office helps student veterans navigate financial aid, government benefits, academic requirements, and career planning.  214-860-2113
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) - Mountain View College - Veterans Services Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Services Office helps student veterans navigate financial aid, government benefits, academic requirements, and career planning.  214-860-3640
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) - Richland College - Veterans Services Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Veterans Services Office helps student veterans navigate financial aid, government benefits, academic requirements, and career planning.  972-238-3778
Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

Free civil legal help, no tickets or criminal.

(214) 243-2236
Decatur Church of Christ - Helping Hands Clothing Ministry

Clothing closet for all in need in Wise County.

940-627-1912
DFW Canines for Veterans

Service Dogs, free to vets with PTSD & TBI disability diagnosis, will train your dog or provide dog.

(682) 304-4310
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
Equest - Hooves for Heroes

Free equine assisted therapy and therapeutic horsemanship for honorably discharged veterans and their families.

972-412-1099
Equine Connection Counseling - Operation Hoofbeat Low-cost and free therapy through Wings of Hope Equitherapy. 682-334-3784
First Baptist Church Bridgeport

Food pantry for all in need for Wise County.

940-683-4037
Fleet Reserve Association - 011 - Fort Worth

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

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
Green Oaks

For-profit- psychiatric treatment facility, accepts tricare

972-991-9504
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
Heroes Sports - DFW

Recreational sports league for Veterans & their families in San Antonio, Texas.

785-979-9956
HHS - County Indigent Health Care Program

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

Homeless Veterans Services of Dallas

Homeless veteran reintegration, services, and VA claims assistance for free.

214-372-8822
Honor Veterans Now

Partners with Meals on Wheels to provide food for disabled & retired veterans under 60 across Texas.

(830) 992-3375
Hope Clinic

Primary medical care for Ellis County-area residents on a sliding scale.  Also accepts many kinds of insurance. 

972-923-2440
Magdalen House

Free women-only 14 day in-patient detox from alcohol- AA based.

214-324-9261
Medisend College - General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program

Private vocational medical technology college that accepts the GI Bill.  Accelerated training.  Priority to post-9/11 veterans.

214.575.5006 ext.103
Metroport Meals On Wheels Home-delivered weekday meals for seniors and homebound individuals in portions of Denton, Tarrant, and Wise Counties.  Also provides meals at local senior centers.  817-491-8534
Mission Granbury, Inc. - Food Pantry Food pantry for all in need in Granbury, TX. 817-579-6866
My Ride North Texas

Coalition of organizations and volunteers to transport veterans around North Texas.

North Central Texas College

Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood.  Also has a Department of Veterans Affairs to help with benefit questions.

NPower - TechCareer Accelerator

Intensive six-week training program in cloud-based IT help desk software.

214-421-1821
NPower - Technology Service Corps

Intensive technical training and tech certification.

214-421-1800
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
Presbyterian Night Shelter - Veterans' Voice

Bus passes, rent, and utility payment help to prevent homelessness.

817.632.7407
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
Recovery Resource Council - Enduring Families

Free therapy for veterans and their families in a dedicated facility just for veterans. 

(817) 332-6329
Russell Freeman Foundation - Pride House

Nonprofit Sober Living House for the LGBTQIA community. Cost is $1500 a month plus $300 move in fee

4692131380
RWB - Team Red, White, and Blue - Dallas/Fort Worth

Regular fitness activities, social gatherings, and community service events with other veterans. 

Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command - Veterans Programs

Housing to transition from homelessness with case management for up to two years.

214-424-7050
Shiloh Place

Assistance for all single mothers with housing, childcare, and tuition assistance for up to two years. 

214-218-0336
Southeast Wise County Community Services

Food pantry for ZIP codes 76078 and 76071 in Wise County.

817-439-3973
Southern Methodist University (SMU)

Private university accepting GI Bill and offering a student veteran office connecting veterans with resources. 

214-768-4797
Southern Methodist University - Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE)

Private university accepting GI Bill and MyCAA funding.  Full range of professional development and certificate programs in dozens of fields, although not all programs are current eligible under the GI Bill.

214-768-2273
972-473-3467
STARRY Counseling - Stephenville

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

254-434-5232
800-440-9789
Stay the Course Veteran Services

Counseling for individuals, couples, families, and children. At least first six sessions free, after that sliding scale from $10-$70/session.

682-990-6242
Steel Hope - Feeding The Homeless & Seed Of Hope

Food cart for the homeless. Every 5th Saturday of the month.

817-689-9339
Steel Hope - Life Coaching Program

Life coaching for veterans to help them meet their goals.

817-689-9339
Steel Hope - Peer Support Group

Individual and Group therapy for veterans

817-689-9339
Steel Hope - Steel Free

Individual and Group therapy for incarcerated veterans

817-689-9339
Surmounters of Texas

Free horse-supported counseling for veterans.  No riding required. 

817-297-9292
Tarrant Area Food Bank

Tarrant county area food bank, helps apply for other services, ref to closer food pantries if needed. 

817.857.7100
Tarrant County College (TCC) - Veterans Services Public college accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood. Also offers short-course technical programs.  Multiple locations in Tarrant County. 817-515-1620
Texas C-Bar

For Nonprofits working on incorporating into a 501c3, pro bono legal assistance with 501c3 application

(512) 374-2712
Texas Neighborhood Services

Utility assistance, as well as GED/educational services and job search help for those in need.  Locations in Weatherford and Cleburne. 

(817) 598-5700
Texas Parks & Wildlife Veteran Hiring

Texas Parks & Wildlife works hard to hire vets!

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
Texas Wesleyan University

Private university accepting GI Bill.  Some additional tuition benefits may be available. 

817-531-4420
The Mission Continues

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

210-528-0534
The University of Texas at Dallas - Center for Brain Health

Free brain performance training for warriors, their spouses, and caregivers. 

972-883-3418
TVLP - Texas Workforce Commission - Texas Veterans Leadership Program

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

888-838-8391
University of North Texas Health Science Center Public university accepting GI Bill and Hazlewood. 817-735-7652
817-735-2483
VA - Bridgeport Community Based Outpatient Clinics

VA Outpatient clinic in Bridgeport

940-683-2538
VA - Decatur Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC)

VA Outpatient Clinic in Decatur,TX

940-627-7001
VA - Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Fort Worth

800-443-9672
817-730-0000
VA - North Texas Health Care System

Operates VA hospitals and clinics at mulitple locations in Dallas, Ft. Worth, Bonham, Denton, and McKinney.  Serves veterans in 38 North Texas counties. 

800-849-3597
214-742-8387
Veteran Women's Enterprise Center

Women Veteran's Center in the heart of Dallas- Socialize and find Entrepreneurial servies.

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
Volunteers of America Texas - Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) Reintegrates homeless veterans into jobs and support services, such as vocational training, career counseling, and case management to find other needed resources.  832-493-7244
Warrior Spirit Project

Promotes healing and restoration by offering yoga and meditation classes, training pit bulls to be service dogs, and encouraging community gardens.

972-765-4071
Wise Area Relief Mission Inc - Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Wise County residents.

940-626-4676
Wise Area Relief Mission Inc - Utility Assistance

Limited help with utility bills at the beginning of each month.  Appointments should be scheduled in prior month.

940-626-4676
Wise County - Veteran Services Office

Provides help with VA and state benefits to residents of Wise County.

940-627-2470
Wise County Committee on Aging, Inc. - Transportation Program

Weekday transportation for seniors 60+ to medical appointments, grocery store, and other essential locations. 

940-627-5329
Wounded Warrior Project

Mental health and VA claims assistance for veterans

210-569-0300
888.997.2586

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