Veterans Resources

Recommended Websites

City of Houston Veterans Affairs Office

Resources to assist our serving military, veterans, and their families. Includes links related to education, employment, health care and mental health, mentoring, and more.

GI Bill

Benefit provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for veterans to attend college or receive approved training. Includes information on Post 9/11 GI Bill.

Harris County Veterans Services Office

The Veterans Services Office assists veterans and their dependents with applications for compensation, pensions, hospitalization and other benefits through an intake process that includes information and referral services.

Houston Community College Veterans Affairs

Programming and direct services provided to HCC veterans, reservists, and their families

Lone Star Veterans Association

The Lone Star Veterans Association is the largest network of veterans in the state of Texas that represent and advocate for the Post 9/11 generation of service members.

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Provides healthcare services to enrolled veterans in the Houston area. 

Returning Veteran Online Resources Directory

Provides links to services in Houston and Harris County for returning veterans as part of the Returning Veteran Initiative.

Texas Veterans Commission

Official state of Texas website that serves as a reposity of online resources including education, employment and VA claim assistance. Includes information on the Hazelwood Act. 

TexVet

Directory of resources, programs and benefits for veterans.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Houston Regional Office administers a variety of services and benefits including Compensation and Pension, Home Loan Guaranty, and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment. Other services provided include specially adapted housing grants, benefits counseling, fiduciary/guardianship services, outreach services for the homeless, elderly, minority Veterans and women Veterans, and public affairs.

U.S. VETS-Houston

Offers a wide range of programs designed specifically to address the unique needs of veterans.

United Way of Greater Houston Community Resources

Online edition of the United Way's Community Resource Directory.

University of Houston Downtown Veterans Services

Assists veterans, reservists, guardsmen, and dependents of disabled or deceased veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.

University of Houston Veterans Services

Coordinates the University of Houston's veteran services to veterans, spouses, and dependents attending classes and receiving veterans benefits.

University of Houston Veterans Services

An approved training faciltity and a military friendly institution.

Vet Center Program

Serves veterans through readjustment counseling. 

Wounded Warrior Project

The Wounded Warrior Project provides more than 20 programs and services to injured service members and their families, in addition to numerous valuable resources.