The following Veteran Service Providers are available to assist you if you can’t find what you’re looking for on campus!
Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB)
The Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) (http://www.glo.texas.gov/vlb/index.html) offers quality services to Texas veterans by providing unique, low-interest loan programs for land, homes and home improvements, state-of-the-art long-term care for veterans and dignified places of rest in state cemeteries.
1700 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701-1495
City of Houston Office of Veterans Affairs
The City of Houston Office of Veterans Affairs (http://www.houstontx.gov/vetaffairs/)
- Assists Houston Area veterans to ensure that neither they nor their dependents, nor survivors are denied access to the entitlements promised them by a grateful nation.
- Assists veterans and returning service members by connecting them with services and benefits at Federal, State and City agencies, as well as non-profit organizations.
- Improves quality of life for veterans by increasing local community support to the military community.
- Makes recommendations to the Mayor and the City Council concerning the coordination of economic development, health care and social services programs as they relate to veterans who are residents of the City of Houston.
- Acts as an advocate for veterans within the City of Houston, who are at risk because of poverty and poor living.
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Seminars with military units, local law enforcement training on veteran behavioral health issues, ‘Navigating the Road to Services for Returning Veterans’ resource directory and compiling of all local military/veteran events on central online calendar.
900 Bagby, Public Level, City Hall Annex
Houston, TX 77002
Office: 832-393-0992 or dial 3-1-1
Worklife Institute Reentry and Worklife Transition Program
The Worklife Institute Reentry and Worklife Transition Program (http://www.worklifeinstitute.org/) is free for military personnel (active, retired, Guard and Reserve), veterans, who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan and their families. Services provided include: career transition, family and personal transition counseling, legal and financial consultation, work orientation and resources, workshops and seminars and mediation training.
1900 St. James Place
Houston, TX 77056
Homes for Our Troops
Organization Mission Statement: We are Homes for Our Troops (https://www.hfotusa.org/) , a national non-profit, non-partisan 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2004. We are strongly committed to helping those who have selflessly given to our country and have returned home with serious disabilities and injuries since September 11, 2001.
It is our duty and our honor to assist severely injured Servicemen and Servicewomen and their immediate families by raising donations of money, building materials and professional labor and to coordinate the process of building a home that provides maximum freedom of movement and the ability to live more independently.
The homes provided by Homes for Our Troops are given at no cost to the Veterans we serve.
USO (United Service Organization)
The USO’s mission is to lift the spirits of the American troops and their families (https://www.uso.org/). Through the USO, you touch their lives through an extensive range of programs at more than 150 centers in 27 countries and at hundreds of entertainment events each year. Thousands of USO volunteers do everything possible to provide a home away from home for our troops and to keep them connected to the families they left behind while serving our great Country.
14657 Sneider Street
Building 1057 | Suite 250
Houston, TX 77034
Wounded Warrior Project
The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) (https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/) is to honor and empower wounded warriors. Its purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and servicewomen aid and assist each other and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP’s vision is to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded warriors in our nation’s history. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, FL.
Wounded Warrior Project
6900 Almeda Road
Houston, TX 77590
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Readjustment Counseling Services (RCS) (https://www.vetcenter.va.gov/) encompass a wide range of psycho social services offered to eligible Veterans and their families in the effort to make a successful transition from military to civilian life. They include, but are not limited to:
- Individual and group counseling for Veterans and their families.
- Family counseling for military related issues.
- Bereavement counseling for families who experience an active duty death.
- Military sexual trauma counseling and referral.
- Outreach and education including PDHRA, community events, etc.
- Substance abuse assessment and referral.
- Employment assessment and referral.
- VBA benefits explanation and referral.
- Screening and referral for medical issues including TBI, depression, etc.
Vet Center #710
2990 Richmond Avenue, Suite 325
Houston, TX 77098
Vet Center #711
701 N. Post Oak Road, Suite 102
Houston, TX 77024
Vet Center #731
14300 Cornerstone Village Drive
Houston, TX 77014
Goodwill Industries of Houston – Veterans Outreach and Employment Services (VOES)
Goodwill Industries of Houston (http://www.goodwillhouston.org/) has been awarded a $312,500 grant to serve eligible participants enrolled in the Veterans Outreach and Employment Services (VOES) project by providing them with employment services including assessment, individual employment plan, job readiness training, life skills training, occupational skills training and placement services to assist participants in becoming self-sufficient through employment.
Job Connection Service Center (near Greenway Plaza)
3000 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX 77098
713-636-9684 x 2223 / 2224 / 2227