StarCare Specialty Health System

Texas Veterans + Family Alliance Grant Active through December 2019

Grant Amount: $465,718

Program Description:
Project proposes to increase access to care through coordination with county detention centers and emergency departments to connect veterans with mental health services, rural transportation services, and wraparound support services.

Program Partners:
Over 35 local and regional veteran-serving organizations

Jailed Veterans Intervention Program Provide mental health care services and treatment to veterans and families, particularly those involved with the justice system and/or in rural areas. Services include primary care, counseling, substance use counseling, psychiatric services, prescription assistance, lab tests, patient education, and transportation services. Equine therapy supports are provided as an option for rural veterans reluctant to use traditional therapy models.