Veterans Resources

Please use the following links to search for services and stay informed …

211Texas.org – Search resources by keyword and zip code or click on the Veteran Assistance icon.

MilCityUSA – Connecting San Antonio’s military community to the many resource our great city offers.

Warrior Gateway – A virtual community center connecting service members and veterans to each other, to their local communities and to a wealth of knowledge.

National Resource Directory – Connecting Wounded Warriors, service members, veterans, their families and caregivers with those who support them.

Texas Veterans Commission E-VETS – A monthly newsletter committed to bringing you the most important information and news affecting Texas Veterans

Texas Veterans Portal – An online compilation of government information and resources for veterans, their families, and their survivors seeking information and assistance with services and benefits.

TexVet – An online veteran services provider network for veterans, military members and their families seeking federal, state, and local veteran service organization information about resources and activity-based events.

Veterans Land Board (VLB): Serving Texas Veterans –  The VLB administers land loans, home loans, and home improvement loans; owns and operates nursing homes and cemeteries; and co-sponsors benefit fairs exclusively for Texas veterans.

Military Warriors – Open Homes – The Military Warriors Support Foundation awards mortgage-free homes to severely wounded warriors plus three years of family and financial mentoring.

Homes on the Homefront – Homes on the Homefront in collaboration with partners like Chase, Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Meritage Homes awards donated homes to deserving military families around the country.

Gary Sinise Foundation – Under R.I.S.E., the Gary Sinise Foundation builds custom Smart Homes for our nation’s most severely injured wounded warriors on its own and in partnership with the Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

Homes for our Troops – Homes for our Troops provides specially adapted homes for our nation’s most severely injured veterans of post-9/11.

Operation Finally Home – Operation Finally Home is a national, non-profit organization with a unique network of experienced builders, suppliers, and supporters dedicated to building homes for wounded, ill or injured veterans, surviving spouses and their families.

State of Texas Veteran Benefits – The state of Texas provides veterans with housing, financial assistance, education, employment and other state sponsored benefits.

Table Talk™: Color Me Camo – Table Talk™: Color Me Camo program is a peer-to-peer teaching tool for women Veterans to learn about self-analysis, relationships, self-development, life management and community resources.

Brainline Military – Provides information for service member, veteran, guard, and reserve personnel and family members living with traumatic brain injuries and co-occurring conditions.

Defense and Veteran Brain Injury Center – Defense and Veteran Brain Injury Center helps service members, veterans, family members, and providers find answers to questions about psychological health and traumatic brain injuries.

Futures of Balm Beach – Veteran Addiction Help

Mesothelioma Guide – An advocacy organization dedicated to helping patients diagnosed with asbestos illnesses specializing in assisting veterans file claims in order to receive full financial benefits from the VA.

Quit Smoking Community– Veterans and Tobacco Addiction: Where to Seek Support

Addiction Center – Guides people struggling with Substance Use Disorder and their families toward the care they need.

These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual. The United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

The accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the furnished data is not guaranteed or warranted in any way and United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County and its representatives disclaim liability of any kind whatsoever, including, without limitation, liability for quality, performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose arising out of the use, or inability to use the data.

Texas Veterans Commission E-Vets – an electronically formatted monthly newsletter that publishes important up-to-date information and news affecting Texas Veterans.

The Texas Veterans Voice Newsletter – the official newsletter of the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) featuring news and information about the VLB and veterans benefits, issues and events. The Voices of VeteransTM Newsletter is the official newsletter of the VLB Voices of Veterans Oral History Program featuring oral transcripts and ways to participate in the program.

Military.com newsletters – offer a wealth of important, free information to service members, past and present and their dependents and survivors.

US Department of Veterans Affairs – 2014 Online Edition of Federal benefits for Veterans, dependents and survivors.

Grace After Fire – The mission of Grace After Fire (GAF) is to provide the means for women Veterans to gain knowledge, insight and self-renewal.  GAF is dedicated to helping women Veterans help themselves.

Brainline Military – Service members, veterans, guard and reserve personnel and family members enduring traumatic brain injury can subscribe to a free newsletter as well as read current and archived publications.

VETERANS HANDBOOK – Tactics for Civilian Life in association with the Texas State Securities Boards covers transition planning, financial security, employment, education, housing and much more.

Veteran’s Small Business Resource Guide – Getting Veterans Back to Business -Veteran’s Small Business Resource Guide

 

These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual. The United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

The accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the furnished data is not guaranteed or warranted in any way and United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County and its representatives disclaim liability of any kind whatsoever, including, without limitation, liability for quality, performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose arising out of the use, or inability to use the data.

New VA Claims Process Called Detrimental to Older Veterans

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2015/02/23/new-va-claims-process-called-detrimental-to-older-veterans.html?ESRC=eb.nl

Retired Military Change of Address

http://www.military.com/military-report/retired-military-change-of-address?ESRC=miltrep.nl

Special Monthly Compensation

http://www.military.com/military-report/special-monthly-compensation?ESRC=miltrep.nl

Vets Urged to Show Up for Med Exams

http://www.military.com/veterans-report/vets-urged-to-show-up-for-med-exams?ESRC=vr.nl

VA Redesigns Website

http://www.military.com/veterans-report/va-redesigns-website?ESRC=vr.nl

VA Choice Card

http://www.military.com/veterans-report/va-choice-card?ESRC=vr.nl

American Legion Debuts Newsletter

http://www.military.com/veterans-report/american-legion-debuts-newsletter?ESRC=vr.nl

Online Prescription Tracker

http://www.military.com/veterans-report/online-prescription-tracker?ESRC=vr.nl

Nitty-Gritty of VA Education Benefits

http://www.military.com/education/2014/07/30/nitty-gritty-of-va-education-benefits.html?ESRC=education.nl

Veterans Guide to Specially Adapted Housing Grants

http://www.military.com/money/va-loans/veterans-guide-to-specially-adapted-housing-grants.html?ESRC=airforce-a.nl

Care and Benefits for Veterans Strengthened by $169 Billion VA Budget

http://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=2675

Top 5 FAFSA® FAQs

http://www.military.com/education/money-for-school/top-5-fafsa-faqs.html?ESRC=education.nl

Free Tax Return Prep for Military Families and Veterans

http://www.military.com/money/personal-finance/2015/01/30/free-tax-return-prep-for-military-families-and-veterans.html

Ed Benefit Open to All Texas Vets

http://www.military.com/military-report/ed-benefit-open-to-all-texas-vets?ESRC=miltrep.nl

My HealtheVet

http://www.military.com/veterans-report/my-healthevet?ESRC=vr.nl

Panel Proposes Overhauling Military Retirement and Tricare

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2015/01/29/panel-proposes-overhauling-military-retirement-and-tricare.html?ESRC=family.nl

Pentagon’s Budget Proposal Increases Costs to Families

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2015/02/02/pentagons-budget-proposal-increases-costs-to-families.html?ESRC=finance.nl

Care and Benefits for Veterans Strengthened by $169 Billion VA Budget

http://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=2675

Tricare Users Must Self Identify on 2014 Tax Forms

http://www.military.com/veterans-report/tricare-users-must-self-identify-on-2014-tax-forms?ESRC=vr.nl

Corporate Reps Offer Advice to Job-Seeking Veterans

http://www.military.com/veteran-jobs/career-advice/2015/03/06/corporate-reps-offer-advice-to-job-seeking-veterans.html?ESRC=eb.nl

Lawmakers Want Answers after VA Manager Mocks Vet Suicide in Email

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2015/03/10/lawmakers-want-answers-after-va-manager-mocks-vet-suicide-in.html?ESRC=eb.nl

Do You Fight the Home or the Away Game?

http://www.military.com/benefits/veterans-health-care/do-you-fight-the-home-or-the-away-game.html?ESRC=eb.nl

Visit a Veterans Benefit Center

http://www.military.com/veterans-report/visit-veterans-benefit-center?ESRC=vr.nl

American Legion Sponsors Scholarship

http://www.military.com/veterans-report/american-legion-sponsors-scholarship?ESRC=vr.nl

AACOG Alamo Call-A-Ride 4 Vets program is at NO COST to the Veteran or family members. For more information contact Donna Teall, Interim Veteran Coordinator, at: dteall@aacog.com or (210) 918-1305. Call-A-Ride 4 Vets Flyer

These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual. The United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

The accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the furnished data is not guaranteed or warranted in any way and United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County and its representatives disclaim liability of any kind whatsoever, including, without limitation, liability for quality, performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose arising out of the use, or inability to use the data.

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