The Mission of the Veterans Coalition of Tarrant County (VETCO) is to improve the quality of life for service members, veterans, and their families.
Our goals are to facilitate access to education, employment and life needs by:
- Identifying existing services and gaps in service
- Improving communication and collaboration among member organizations
- Facilitating new programs among member organizations to address gaps in service
- Serving as an advocate on issues that impact member organizations
The current veteran population of 22 million in the United States is expected to rise to 23 million over the next 5 years as our service members return from Iraq and Afghanistan. Many of these veterans and their families will come home to Tarrant County. There will be veterans who have difficulty making the adjustment back into civilian life. Our community is strengthened by their service, and fighting to keep our freedom. It will be stronger still as we welcome these brave men and women home, recognize their sacrifice and honor them by providing the support system in this transition.
Members of the Veterans Coalition of Tarrant County are community leaders, volunteers, service organizations, business owners and local corporations interested in working together with veterans to facilitate access to education, employment and life needs.
The Veterans Coalition of Tarrant County meets on the 4th Friday of the month from noon to 1:30.