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Veteran Services

Brazoria county Veteran Services

Sonya Broadway
Kimberly Westbrook
Jackie Johnston
451 North Velasco Suite 120
Angleton, TX 77515

979-864-1289

281-756-1289

979-388-1289

www.brazoriacountytx.gov

John Gottlob, Asst. Veterans Service Officer – Galveston County

9850 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway

Suite B – 100

Texas City, TX 77591

409-766-2448
281-316-8300 X 2448
http://www.co.galveston.tx.us/veterans/index.htm
VA Medical Center Transportation from Brazoria County 979-864-1289
Lake Jackson VA Outpatient Clinic
208 Oak Dr. S
Lake Jackson, TX 77566
979-230-4852
Frank Furleigh, Veterans Service Officer – Galveston County
9850 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway
Suite B – 100
Texas City, TX 77591
409-766-2448
281-316-8300 X 2448
http://www.co.galveston.tx.us/veterans/index.htm
VA Hotline for Women
1-855-VA-WOMEN (1-855-829-6636)
Answers questions on VA Health Care and Benefits for Women Veterans
Transition Plus
Bay Harbour United Methodist Church

3459 Deke Slayton Hwy
League City, TX 77573
281-317-7335
www.transitionplus.org
Dan.Sedej@transitionplus.org
Steve.Parr@transitionplus.org 
Weekly support meetings for veterans and their families every Thursday from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Mix and mingle at 6:30pm.
Transition Aides available
Lee College: College Credit for Heroes
P.O. Box 818
Baytown, Texas 77522-0818
832-556-4302
Fax: 832-556-4305
emustafa@lee.edu
www.lee.edu
Contact Ehab Mustafa, M.S.; jobs and college classes for veterans program is utilized by multiple colleges
Operation Homefront Southern Plains Office
608 SW D Ave
Lawton, OK 73501-4560
Phone: (580) 581-0772
Toll Free: (866) 316-9170
Fax: (866) 493-3110
southernplains@operationhomefront.net
Provides assistance with housing and mortgage
Paws for Heroes – Houston Chapter
7941 Katy Freeway Suite175
Houston, TX 77024
713-364-6235
info@pawsforheroes.com
Offers professionally trained pet matching services for veterans suffering from PTSD or anxiety disorders
Women Veterans Services- Catholic Charities
6811 Stewart Rd
Galveston, TX
409-762-2064

Offers financial assistance for rent, mortgage, food, employment and education guidance for women veterans in crisis.
Goodwill Houston Veteran Assistance 

San Jacinto Job Connection
3121 San Jacinto
Houston, TX 77004
713-699-6352

Pearland Job Connection Center
2337 Galveston Avenue
Pearland, TX 77581
713-249-3989

Conroe Job Connection Center
1251 N Loop 336 West
Conroe, TX 77301
832-459-9070

Provides Veteran’s assistance with housing and employment
Gulf Coast Center Connect Veteran Transport
1-800-266-2320
Offers transportation to the VA Hospital in Houston through Galveston and Brazoria County

Minimal fee

T’Liza Kiel, Gulf Coast Center Veteran Volunteer Coordinator
123 Rosenberg, Suite 6
Galveston, TX 77550
409-763-2373 X 10052
TLizaK@GulfCoastCenter.org
Contact for veterans or family members interested in volunteer opportunities
Military Veteran Peer Network
www.milvetpeer.net
This network assists veterans and their family members in connecting to their peers and veteran service providers locally and state-wide.
Veteran Chat
http://www.veteranscrisisline.net/
Veteran Text – VETALK (838255)
Veteran Self-Check Quiz
https://www.vetselfcheck.org
Anonymous online chats with trained counselors for all Veterans and service members; Text Alternative to veteran chat; Veterans can take this 10 minute quiz, an experienced counselor will review it and respond within a few minutes sending a response on this secure website with options for follow-up if it’s felt to be helpful.

 

Important VA Telephone Numbers

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center…………………………… 713-791-1414

toll-free 1-800-553-2278

VA Network Telecare Center …………………………………………….713-794-8985

toll-free 1-800-639-5137

Beaumont VA Outpatient Clinic ……………………………………..409-981-8550

toll-free 1-800-833-7734

Conroe VA Outpatient Clinic …………………………………………..936-522-4000

toll-free 1-800-553-2278, ext. 1949

Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic ………………………………………409-761-3200

toll-free 1-800-553-2278, ext. 12600

Katy VA Outpatient Clinic ………………………………………………. 281-578-4600

Lake Jackson VA Outpatient Clinic ……………………………………979-230-4852

Lufkin – Charles Wilson VA Outpatient Clinic ……………………..936-671-4300

toll-free 1-800-209-3120

Richmond VA Outpatient Clinic ……………………………………….832-595-7700

toll-free 1-800-553-2278, ext. 12800

Texas City VA Outpatient Clinic ………………………………………..409-986-2900

toll-free 1-800-553-2278, ext. 12900

VA Peer Support Vivian Jennings-Miller, LCSW…………………..409-986-2900

Ray Wodynski, CPS…………………………………………………………..713-582-9084

Pharmacy Refi lls ………………………………………………………………..713-794-7648

toll-free 1-800-454-1062 or www.myhealth.va.gov

Veterans Crisis Line …………………………….toll-free 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Caregiver Support Hotline ………………………………..toll-free 1-855-260-3274

Appointment Center ………………………………………….toll-free 1-800-639-5137

Automated Appointment Information ………………………………713-794-7648

toll-free 1-800-454-1062

VA Eligibility & Enrollment ……………………………………………….713-794-7288

Health Care for Homeless Veterans Program ……………………….713-794-7848

Homeless Veterans Drop-In Center (1418 Preston St.) …………..713-794-7533

Hotline for Homeless Veterans……………………..toll-free 1-877-4AID VET

Hotline for Women Veterans …………………..toll-free 1-855-VA-WOMEN

Assistance for Returning Troops from Iraq/Afghanistan

………………………………………………………………………….713-794-7034/8825/7928

Vet Center (701 N. Post Oak Road, Ste. 102) ……………………………713-682-2288

Vet Center (14300 Cornerstone Village Dr. Ste. 110) ………………..713-578-4002

Vet Center (3000 Richmond Ave, Ste. 355) …………………………….713-523-0884

Vet Center (990 IH 10 North, Ste. 180, Beaumont) ………………….409-981-8576

Patient Advocates

Houston/Lake Jackson ……………………………………………………………713-794-7884

Beaumont ………………………………………………………………1-800-833-7734, ext. 113

Conroe ……………………………………………………………………936-522-4010, ext. 1952

Galveston/Texas City ………………………………………………..713-791-1414, ext. 6586

Katy………………………………………………………………………………………281-578-4600

Lufkin …………………………………………………………………………………..936-671-4362

Richmond …………………………………………………………………………….832-595-7700