Resources for Active Duty/ Veterans & Services

Provides information about state and local human services resources, including food, housing, utility assistance, counseling and other services.

American Veterans with Brain Injuries provides a web based peer support network, is an information resource and provides on request a medical alert dog tag and a tri-fold credit-card sized brain injury identity card in a small carrying case to American Veterans who have suffered brain injuries.

DSHS veteran peer to peer support program
In order to assist veterans in recognizing that the problems they are experiencing post-deployment are often very amenable to treatment, DSHS is creating a peer-to-peer program that involves veterans facilitating groups of their peers in a model that was created in Texas and has been supported by the Texas Veteran’s Commission.

Resources for Global War on Terrorism: Military Families
Compiled by Michelle D. Sherman, Ph.D. (Revised March 2009)

Texas Veterans Mobile App
Gives Texas veterans quick access to the Veterans Crisis Line, the Hotline for Women Veterans, the Military Veteran Peer Network, and the Texas Veterans Portal. The app, which can be downloaded from both Google Play and the App Store, works on most iPhones and Android mobile phones.

TexVet: Partners Across Texas
Partners Across Texas is the collaborative effort of federal, state and local organizations, that focuses on bringing our military members and those that care about them a wealth of resources. The resources identified through TexVet are meant for anyone who is serving or has served in any branch of the military, as well as the others who care about a service member.

Texas Veterans Commission
Provides claims assistance, employment services and education benefits.

Brain Injury Association of Texas
Develops programs for public awareness and education, supports research and rehabilitation programs, and provides family guidance.

Department of Veterans Affairs
A list and links to VA administration, medical centers, outpatient clinics and vet centers in Texas

America's Heroes at Work
A U.S. Department of Labor project that addresses the employment challenges of returning service members living with brain injury or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder .

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
Serve active duty military, their dependents and veterans with traumatic brain injury through state-of-the-art medical care, innovative clinical research initiatives and educational programs.

Texas A&M Veteran Scholarships
Scholarships for incoming freshmen.

Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
Administers programs that ensure that people with disabilities have the opportunity to live independent and productive lives.

Texas Workforce Commission: Texas Veterans Leadership Program
Texas Veterans Leadership Program is a Texas Workforce Commission resource and referral network that connects returning veterans with the resources and tools they need to lead productive lives.

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