Online Resources

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Local Resources

  • Grace After Fire: Provides services, support, and assistance to women veterans.
  • Local Events: The Veterans Coalition of Tarrant County maintains a calendar of local events for veterans.

Additional Benefits

  • VetSuccess on Campus: Assists you or directs you where you need to go to learn more about your eligibility for benefits.

Counseling

  • PTSD Coach: Use this mobile app to help you manage PTSD symptoms.
  • PTSD Clinical Team provides the following services:
    • Women's Stress Disorder Treatment Team Outpatient: Contact Alina Suris (214) 857-0722
    • PTSD Clinical Team Outpatient: Contact Thelma Lowe (214) 857-0722
    • Located at the Dallas VA Medical Center
      • 4500 S. Lancaster Rd.
      • Dallas, TX 75216
      • 800-849-3597 Or 214-742-8387

Education

Employment

Finances

  • Direct Deposit, 877-838-2778
    • Call to elect, change or cancel direct deposit banking information
  • RebuildHope: Provides small monthly grants, no-interest loans, transitional emergency financial assistance, counseling, referral services, and helps veterans develop realistic budgets. 

  • National Association of American Veterans: May provide a one-time grant for mortgage assistance, rent, home repair/maintenance, vehicle repair/maintenance, medical expenses, and transportation expenses.
  • Burial benefits: VA burial benefits include a gravesite in any of our 131 national cemeteries with available space, opening and closing of the grave, perpetual care, a government headstone or marker, a burial flag and a Presidential Memorial Certificate, at no cost to the family.

Health

  • VA's Health Care System: Learn about enhanced health benefits for returning service members (OEF/OIF); locations and phone numbers to nearest VA medical facility; enrollment information; and insurance, billing and collections information.
  • Helpline (Agent Orange and Gulf War): 800-749-8387

Housing

  • Home Loans: Helps service members, veterans, and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners.
  • Homeless Veterans: VA recognizes that every homeless veteran's story is different, including their specific needs to help them get back into permanent and stable housing.
    • 877-4AID-VET

Announcements from the VA

  • VAntage Point blog: Official blogs of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

 

Updated March 19, 2015

 

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