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Veterans Crisis Line
Houston VA Regional Office
VA Network Telecare Center (Nurse Hotline)
Texas Suicide Prevention
Folds of Honor

Military Jobs & Federal Government Jobs Employment Opportunities,
Schools for Veterans, New GI Bill Resources and Military Loans

Vet Centers Houston
Weekly employment update
Military Warriors Support Foundation
Military.com Veterans Report

Office of Veterans Affairs, City of Houston
Charity Watch List of Top Rated Charities
Veteran and Military Deals & Discounts
BIG List of Military Discounts, Freebies & Deals
Hope for the Warriors
Health Care, Benefits, Burials & Memorials
Center for Minority Veterans
Center for Women Veterans
Directory of Veterans Service Organizations
Benefits and Compensation
Forms and records Request
Veterans Service Records

Geriatrics and Extended Care
Guideline for Chronis Pain and Fatigue MHS-CPG
Free Mesothelioma Guide
Mesothelioma Support Group
Mesothelioma Prognosis Network
Homeless Veterans
Drop-In Center for Homeless Veterans
Hotline for Homeless Veterans
Health Care for Homeless Veterans
Department of Veterans Affairs - Health Services Research
and Development Services

My HealtheVet
The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations
The Texas Veterans Commission
Browse Government Publications
Texas Veterans Land Board Serving Texas Veterans
The Texas Veterans Commission
WELCOME HOME

Shared Experiences and Support for Veterans
Mental Health America of Texas
Mental Health Information, Referral and
Pro Bono Counseling Program
Houston Bar Association - Veterans Legal Initiative

HBA Legal Hand Books
F7 Group: Female Veterans & Women in Military Families
OEF/OIF Support Team
 

 
Are You a Veteran or Concerned About One?
Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-TALK press 1 or 1-800-273-8255 press 1

Houston VA Regional Office
6900 Almeda Road, Houston, TX 77030
713-383-1999 or toll-free 1-800-827-1000

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VA Network Telecare Center (Nurse Hotline)
This 24-hour, 7-day-a-week hotline will assist you with a wide variety of medical problems and concerns.
713-794-8985 or toll-free 1-800-639-5137

Texas Suicide Prevention does not provide crisis or counseling services. If you need to talk or are concerned about someone else, please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255). If someone is in immediate crisis, dial 911.

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Folds of Honor is rallying a nation to ensure no family gets left behind in the fight to preserve American freedom. Through scholarships and other assistance, we're giving back to the spouses and children of soldiers killed or disabled in service to our country. We're providing healing, hope and an opportunity to realize their dreams with the help of people like you. This is our mission. 3,873 Post-Secondary Scholarships Awarded and 254 Children's Scholarship Funds Awarded, Contact Folds of Honor

Military Jobs & Federal Government Jobs Employment Opportunities, Schools for Veterans, New GI Bill Resources and Military Loans

 Military Warriors Support Foundation As our Homes4Wounded Heroes and Homes4GoldStars programs continue to grow, you may see many new properties come available all across the US!

The Military. com Veterans Report, the military's largest benefit update, may be found at REPORT

Office of Veterans Affairs, City of Houston The City of Houston Office of Veterans Affairs' mission is to assist veterans of the United States Armed Forces to ensure that neither they, their dependents, nor survivors are denied access to the entitlements promised them by a grateful nation.

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Charity Watch List of Top Rated Charities from “Charity Watch”, formerly “American Institute of Philanthropy”

 BIG List of Military Discounts, Freebies & Deals - The Frugal Girls

 The mission of Hope for the Warriors® is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.  For more information Hope for the Warrior, 877.2HOPE4W ,  info@hopeforthewarriors.org
Military Connection.com Veteran and Military Deals & Discounts

 Get Our Free Mesothelioma Guide Sent Overnight
Mesothelioma Guide is your trusted ally in the fight against asbestos-related cancer. Our comprehensive guide includes up-to-date information about living with mesothelioma, top doctors and treatment options. See GUIDE, Phone 1.888.385.2024, CONTACT

Mesothelioma Support Group
Whether you're a mesothelioma patient, family member, or friend, we're here to guide you through every step of the diagnostic and treatment process. We're a small team of caring healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and communication specialists.Phone: 888-708-5660
E-mail: Help@MesotheliomaGroup.com

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Mesothelioma Prognosis Network
Here are some things that set us apart from other sites about mesothelioma:
• We offer a monthly online support group where we discuss a variety of topics pertaining to either cancer patients or their caregivers.
• We have an on-staff doctor and nurse available to answer any medical-related questions.
• 24-hour live chat support
• Our team of Patient Advocates will help you through the entire process from symptoms to diagnosis to treatment to after-care. They are also available to provide advice as it relates to asbestos exposure and the next steps to take.
• We help patients connect with the best doctors and treatment facilities in their area, as well as provide information about clinical studies and how to qualify.

Please take a look at our website at https://www.mesotheliomaprognosis.com/mesothelioma/,

Department of Veterans Affairs Home Page - Health Care, Benefits, Burials & Memorials

Department of Veterans Affairs - Center for Minority Veterans

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Department of Veterans Affairs - Center for Women Veterans

 Department of Veterans Affairs - Directory of Veterans Service Organizations

Department of Veterans Affairs - Benefits and Compensation

Department of Veterans Affairs -Forms and records Request

 Veterans Service Records To request DD 214/Separation Documents, Personnel Records, and/or Medical Records

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Department of Veterans Affairs -Geriatrics and Extended Care

Department of Veterans Affairs - Guideline for Chronic Pain and Fatigue MHS-CPG

Department of Veterans Affairs - Homeless Veterans

McGovern Drop-In Center for Homeless Veterans
1418 Preston Avenue, Houston, TX 77002, 713-794-7533

Hotline for Homeless Veterans
Toll-free 1-877-4AID VET or 1-877-424-3838
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Health Care for Homeless Veterans Program
713-794-7848
Department of Veterans Affairs - Health Services Research and Development Services - Health services research looks at organization, delivery, and financing of health care to improve the quality and economy of care. Learn more...

Department of Veterans Affairs - My HealtheVet - My HealtheVet is VA’s online personal health record. It was designed for Veterans, active duty Servicemembers, their dependents and caregivers. My HealtheVet helps you partner with your health care team. It provides you opportunities and tools to make informed decisions and manage your health care.

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U. S. Government Printing Office Electronic Code of Federal Regulations The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) is a currently updated version of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). It is not an official legal edition of the CFR.

U. S.Government Printing Office Browse Government Publications

The Texas Veterans Commission was created in 1927 as the State Service Office to assist veterans of the Indian wars, Spanish-American War and World War I. Our purpose has always been to act as the state appointed advocate of Texas veterans as they attempt to secure the benefits rightfully earned in exchange for their service in our nation's armed forces. View the WELCOME HOME guide

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Texas Veterans Land Board Serving Texas Veterans.Texas has always supported her veterans in return for their military service. In 1946, Texas created the Veterans Land Board (VLB) to administer benefits exclusively for Texas. https://www.facebook.com/TXVLB, https://twitter.com/TexasVLB

Make the Connection - Shared Experiences and Support for Veterans Connecting Veterans and their friends and family members with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their lives.

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Mental Health America of Texas As long as mental illness affects even one of us, it affects us all. So we work tirelessly to identify solutions that help people lead meaningful, happy lives. Whether you're looking for help or looking to help, you've come to the right place.

Mental Health America of Greater Houston Information & Referral and Pro Bono Counseling Program 713-522-5161 or irspecialist@mhahouston.org

Any veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran, can get advice and counsel at one of the clinics offered by the Houston Bar Association - Veterans Legal Initiative at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center or at one of the community clinics. Low-income veterans who need further legal representation in civil matters and meet eligibility guidelines can be assigned a pro bono attorney through the Houston Volunteer Lawyers, a public service of the Houston Bar Association.
Every Friday, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., 2002 Holcombe, Houston, TX 77030, First Floor near the Emergency Room Entrance. No appointment necessary.
The VLI is now part of a coalition of bar associations in 17 Texas counties that provides free legal advice clinics and legal representation to veterans through clinics scheduled periodically in the following counties: Bell, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Jefferson, Liberty, McLennan, Montgomery, Orange, San Jacinto, Travis Walker and Waller. See Houston Bar Association - Veterans Legal Initiative for other local VA Clinics.

If you are a veteran with a question about legal services, contact:
Andrew Lehmann
Staff Attorney, VLI
713-333-VETS (8387) or Andrew.Lehmann@hvlp.org

LEGAL LINE is a service for veterans via telephone provided on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays on the month from 5pm to 9pm 713-759-1133

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 HBA Legal Hand Books
The Houston Bar Association has legal handbooks available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese covering the following areas of law: Consumer Law, Elder Law, and Family Law. Handbooks are available online at www.hba.org or printed copies are available in the HBA office. To have copies mailed to you or to obtain multiple copies please contact the HBA Community Education Dept. at (713) 759-1133

Lone Star Veterans Association's weekly employment update
Employment update

F7 Group: Female Veterans & Women in Military Families
The Fe-Ma-Le Foundation addresses a wide-range of needs for women in the community. Through community based collaboration, the organization brings together tools, resources, and support for women, veterans, and military families. more information

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OEF/OIF Support Team
713-794-7034/8825/7928 or FAX 713-794-7767/7478
email vhahouOEFOIF@va.gov

 Vet Centers Houston
Vet Centers serve veterans and their families by providing a continuum of quality care that adds value for veterans, families, and communities. Care includes professional readjustment counseling, community education, outreach to special populations, the brokering of services with community agencies, and provides a key access link between the veteran and other services in the US Department of Veterans Affairs.
There are four Vet Centers in the Houston/Beaumont area:
Vet Center - 701 N Post Oak Road                               713-682-2288
Vet Center - 3000 Richmond Ave.                                  713-523-0884
Vet Center - 14300 Cornerstone Village Drive                281-537-7812
Vet Center - 990 IH 10 North, Ste. 180, Beaumont, TX 409-347-0124

 

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