Wise County Veteran Resource Guide

Free VA Claims Assistance

CVSO Wise County Veteran Service Office County employees trained to assist in VA Claims. 9406272470

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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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

Food

Bridgeport First United Methodist Church

Food pantry for Wise County.

First Baptist Church Bridgeport

Food pantry for all in need for Wise County.

940-683-4037
Honor Veterans Now

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

(830) 992-3375
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
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
Southeast Wise County Community Services

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

817-439-3973
Steel Hope - Feeding The Homeless & Seed Of Hope

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

817-689-9339
Tarrant Area Food Bank

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

817.857.7100
Wise Area Relief Mission Inc - Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Wise County residents.

940-626-4676

Transitioning to Civilian Life

America's Heroes at Work

Dept of Labor training toolkit with tips on job search for Veterans and Transitioning Military

866-487-2365
American Corporate Partners

ACP aims to strengthen the connection between corporate America and post-9/11 veteran communities.

212-752-0700
Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) - Austin

Resume Transition and Job search assistance for Transitioning Military,.

512-782-5353
Boots to Business

Entrepreneurial training for Active and transitioning military and military spouses

Career and Recovery Resources, Inc.

Housing assistance and vocational training for homeless Veterans & their families & those at risk of homelessness.

713-754-7051 (Homeless Veterans)
Career Gear: Houston

Free business clothes for male veterans -Houston area.

713.778-9959
Career Gear: San Antonio

Free business clothes for male veterans- San Antonio area.

(210) 737-1515
CareerOneStop

Resume and employment website, MOS/MOC to resume help.

877-348-0502
Caritas of Austin

Homeless veteran help with rehousing, jobs, & food.

512-479-4610
Centurion Military Alliance

Provides individual resume writing at seminars across the state.

210-535-4300

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. 

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
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
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
Magdalen House

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

214-324-9261
Military Caregiver Telehealth Initiative UTHSA

For Caregivers: Up to 12 no-cost weekly counseling sessions online (secure), must be TX resident.

210-450-8673
Recovery Resource Council - Enduring Families

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

(817) 332-6329

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
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
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
The University of Texas at Dallas - Center for Brain Health

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

972-883-3418
Veteran Spouse Network

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

Veteran Spouse Resiliency Group (V-SRG)

Offers online and in-person peer support group programming for the spouses and committed partners of veterans.

Employment

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.

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 Opportunities

Achilles International Houston

Non-profit that partners able-bodied runners (VOLUNTEERS) with all physically-challenged. FREE to join. 

408-230-0860
Adaptive Training Foundation

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

(214) 432-1070
AGC Houston Vets in Construction

Professional Association of General Contractors' veteran group. If you are in construction- come hang out!

713-843-3700
Aggie Veteran Network

Social website for A&M students that are also veterans

Air Force Security Forces Association

Professional Association of Former Air Force Security Forces

888-250-9876
Air Force Sergeants Association 1066

Former Air Force Enlisted Personnel - Vet Association & Legislative Advocacy

Air Force Sergeants Association Division 4

Former Air Force Enlisted Personnel - Vet Association & Legislative Advocacy

Air Warrior Courage Foundation

Formed by military aviators to care for our own, focusing on active duty, guard, reserve, retired military/families & ROTC cadets needing financial assistance.

877-921-2923
American Ex-Prisoners of War

Veterans’ service organization advocating for former prisoners of war and their families

817-649-2979
American GI Forum of Texas - Houston

Housing/homeless asst. employment asst for Veterans (all discharges but dishonorable), Suits for interviews.

713-666-4796

Legal

Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

Free civil legal help, no tickets or criminal.

(214) 243-2236

Homelessness

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

Local Events

Saturday - 24Aug 06:00am Military Heroes Run Trophy Club
Wednesday - 28Aug 11:00am Fly Tying Class @ FT Worth VA Outpatient Clinic Fort Worth

Wise County Veteran Resource Guide