MVPN - Longview - Help For Vets

Our vision is to be the North East Texas leader in providing services and appropriate referrals to veterans. Through the integration of our deep compassion with highly effective programs and services, and by partnering with other agencies throughout North East Texas, we ensure that no veteran is left behind and that he or she has the opportunity to not only have their basic needs met but also be empowered to reach their full potential.We will accomplish our mission and be the go to resource center for veterans in our region by each team member performing to the standards that match our core values.

 

Linking you with services to   support you and your family.

Regional Resources

Emergency Funds

Women Veterans Assistance Program

Emergency payments, transportation, and furniture assistance for female veterans with or without children.

VCSO - Harris County Veterans Services

County VA claims specialist that files VA claims & resolves VA issues. Can help one time with rent, utilities.

Supportive Services for Veteran Families - Houston

Case Management for homeless veterans, help with housing, employment, child care and food

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) goodwill logo

Help for Homeless Veterans and those at risk of homelessness.

Salvation Army - Greater Houston Area Command

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

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

Northwest Assistance Ministries

The Veteran’s Assistance Program will serve veterans, their dependents, and surviving spouses with temporary financial assistance such as one time rent or mortgage payments, security deposits or utility bills. 

My Brother's Keeper Outreach Center

Emergency funds, food pantry and job support for those with a documented emergency such as job loss

Goodwill Houston

Veteran & vet spouse job services- corporate & standard, resume help, job seeking help Vet services- homelessness help (single men & women, and vet families), incarcerated veteran transition, rent help, utilities help, moving expense help, emergency supplies.

Goodwill - Veterans Outreach and Employment Services

Job search help and emergency funds, also homelessness help

Goodwill - San Jacinto Job Connection

Help for transitioning and homeless veterans. Create an action plan for housing and job search, help to implement it.

Goodwill - River Oaks Job Connection

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

Goodwill - Heights Programs and Services Job Connection

Goodwill works with the Fund for Veterans Assistance to bring job search help to veterans

Family Houston

Provides Homelessness help, Emergency Funds (rent & power), and housing for homeless women/families, OIF/OEF veterans & families.

Endeavors, Inc. - Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Housing, case management, and homeless services for veterans across Texas.

East Texas Veterans Resource Center East Texas Veterans Resource Center

Local E.Texas vet resources

Catholic Charities - Galveston Houston

Emergency Funds. Also homeless veteran women & families services, also individual homeless veteran services. Food pantry.

Career and Recovery Resources, Inc.

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

Food

Women Veterans Assistance Program

Emergency payments, transportation, and furniture assistance for female veterans with or without children.

Supportive Services for Veteran Families - Houston

Case Management for homeless veterans, help with housing, employment, child care and food

Salvation Army - Greater Houston Area Command

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

Presa Community Service Center

Emergency food bank, homelessness help, counseling, income tax prep, small business classes, job search and prep

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

My Brother's Keeper Outreach Center

Emergency funds, food pantry and job support for those with a documented emergency such as job loss

Houston Food Bank

Food Bank for the Houston area

Honor Veterans Now

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

East Texas Veterans Resource Center East Texas Veterans Resource Center

Local E.Texas vet resources

East Texas Food Bank

Regional food bank.

Catholic Charities - Galveston Houston

Emergency Funds. Also homeless veteran women & families services, also individual homeless veteran services. Food pantry.

Bread of Life, Inc.

Houston homelessness services for families and individuals.

Furniture & Home Repair

Women Veterans Assistance Program

Emergency payments, transportation, and furniture assistance for female veterans with or without children.

Salvation Army - Greater Houston Area Command

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

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

Catholic Charities - Galveston Houston

Emergency Funds. Also homeless veteran women & families services, also individual homeless veteran services. Food pantry.

Job & Business

Presa Community Service Center

Emergency food bank, homelessness help, counseling, income tax prep, small business classes, job search and prep

East Texas Veterans Alliance

Coalition of local veteran service organizations to collaborate and coordinate veteran aide

City of Houston Office of Veterans Affairs

Helps Houston veterans find jobs, provides peer support for women veterans, counseling, and a portal to Houston city jobs.

Transportation

Women Veterans Assistance Program

Emergency payments, transportation, and furniture assistance for female veterans with or without children.

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

On the Road Lending - Disaster Mobility Program

Auto loans for individuals affected by Hurricane Harvey, with up to one year deferred principal payment.

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.

Goodwill Houston

Veteran & vet spouse job services- corporate & standard, resume help, job seeking help Vet services- homelessness help (single men & women, and vet families), incarcerated veteran transition, rent help, utilities help, moving expense help, emergency supplies.

Goodwill - San Jacinto Job Connection

Help for transitioning and homeless veterans. Create an action plan for housing and job search, help to implement it.

Social Opportunities

The Mission Continues

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

The Houston Military Affairs Committee

The objectives and purposes of the Houston Military Affairs Committee are to promote the image of the Armed Forces of the United States by providing a forum for appropriate speakers, participating in special events having local and national significance, supporting the activities of both Active and Reserve Forces, and creating an organization which will meet the professional and social needs of its members in the Houston area.

RWB - Team Red, White, and Blue - Houston

Meet local veterans in your area, and exercise with them

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Social veteran's association around riding motorcycles. Holds a motorcycle related charity event every year.

Mental Health

Wounded Warrior Project

Mental health and VA claims assistance for veterans

West Oaks Hospital

For-profit in-patient care for mental health, substance abuse and chemical dependency

VA - Vet Centers

Free confidential counseling for veterans and their families

VA - Vet Center - Houston #711

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

VA - Vet Center - Houston

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

VA - Vet Center - Harris County

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

VA - Neurorehabilitation: Neurons to Networks - Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence

VA Center of Excellence study on TBI

VA - Katy Outpatient Clinic

VA Outpatient clinic in Katy

Trauma to Triumph

Help for homeless transitioning female veterans.

The Xena Project

Therapy, Equine Therapy and church for wounded warriors. West of Houston.

The Trauma and Resilience Center

Specialized services for military service members, veterans, and their adult family members who are struggling with traumatic stress reactions and disorders. Works with insurance, grants for free service pending

The Soldiers Project

Free confidential counseling for OEF/OIF veterans nationwide

The Montrose Center The Montrose Center

Community Center in Houston for LGBTQIA community. Offers mental & physical health services, job services, recovery and more.

Table Talk Table Talk Logo

Peer support group for women veterans

Samaritan Center of Houston

Reduced-rate counseling for veterans and their families. Free first session, $10 each session thereafter

Presa Community Service Center

Emergency food bank, homelessness help, counseling, income tax prep, small business classes, job search and prep

MVPN - Longview - Help For Vets

MVPN regional location, Peer support, also Employment Assistance

Memorial Hermann - Mental Health Crisis Clinic

Mental Health Crisis Clinic, serves as interim between Acute care (ER) and ongoing mental health care. 3 locations around Houston

Marriage Management, Inc.

Free, confidential relationship building for Military, Vets and their families

Lone Survivor Foundation Lone Star Foundation logo

Free therapeutic retreats across Texas and the US, emphasis on OND/OEF/OIF veterans.

Heroes on the Water

Therapeutic water programs for injured military and veterans.

Headstrong

Helping veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan with free mental health care that works.

Grace After Fire - Table Talk: Color Me Camo

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

Endeavors, Inc. - Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Housing, case management, and homeless services for veterans across Texas.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Greater Houston

Support groups and resources for depression and bipolar.

Depelchin Children's Center

Non-profit family counseling for traumatic stress.

CORE Health Care

For-profit brain trauma in-patient & out-patient care, support groups.

Community Healthcore (Longview) Community Healthcore logo

MVPN regional location, Peer support, also Employment Assistance

Brothers and Sisters in Arms Dog Training, Inc.

Free service that works with Veterans to train their own dog as a service dog. Also finds dogs for Veterans to train as service dogs.

Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Inc

Domestic Violence Shelter.

Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire

For Profit Psychiatric Hospital, in-patient substance abuse and mental health treatment.

American Ex-Prisoners of War

Fellowship, Professional Association for Former Prisoners of War.