Employment Resources

Community Learning Center

 CLC Inc. provides free skills training and employment services for qualified veterans and their immediate family members (including surviving spouses) in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. For more information call 817-496-3444 or visit their website, click here

U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans’ Employment and Training (VETS)

VETS provides resources and expertise to assist and prepare veterans to obtain meaningful careers, maximize their employment opportunities, and protect their employment rights. To visit their website, click here

Navy Fleet and Family Support Center of Ft Worth

 The Navy’s Fleet and Family Support Program promotes the self-reliance and resiliency of Sailors and their families.  Check out the information on their Facebook page

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General Resources

University of Texas at Arlington Veterans Upward Bound

 is a FREE program for qualified veterans, designed to motivate and assist veterans in the development of academic and other requisite skills necessary for acceptance and success in a program of post-secondary education. Our grant from the Department of Education is to provide this FREE service for 135 veterans per year in Dallas and Tarrant County. The primary goal of the program is to increase the rate at which participants enroll in and complete post-secondary education programs. www.uta.edu/veteransub 

Tarrant County Veteran Services Office

 The Veteran Service Office is an advocate agency established to assist veterans and/or their survivors obtain entitled benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the State of Texas. For more information click here

Fort Worth Branch of Legal Aid of Northwest Texas

 This particular branc of legal aid provides legal aid for veterans in a 114 counties in North and West Texas. The Fort Worth Branch phone number is 888.529.5277 or 817-336.3943. To visit their website click here

Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans

 Tarrant Co. Bar Association Chapter offers free (pro bono) legal advice for low income veterans and spouses of deceased veterans. Appointments are required to participate, call the TCBA TLTV Liaison to schedule an appointment at 817-546-4460. The phone lines will be closed once all of the appointment slots are filled. If all appointment times are filled the phone lines will re-open on the 1st business day of the next month at 9:00 A.M. for new appointments. For more information, click here

Veterans Court Diversion Program

 The Veterans Court Diversion Program is a diversion program for Justice Involved Veterans (JIV) who are currently facing prosecution for one or more criminal cases. The program offers offenders a treatment option that is judicially supervised. It is designed to divert JIV out of the traditional criminal justice process and into appropriate rehabilitative alternatives. Once the JIV has been screened, assessed, and approved for participation in the program, he/she will promptly begin a treatment regimen that is specific to his/her needs.Our mission is to successfully habilitate the JIV by diverting them from the traditional criminal justice system and providing them with the tools they need to lead a productive and law-abiding lifestyle while improving mental health recovery and successful re-entry into the community.For questions or additional information, please call the Veterans Court Diversion Program office at: 817-884-3225 or email to: VeteransCourt@tarrantcounty.com

Tarrant County Reentry Resource Directory

 Tarrant County Reentry Resource Directory is a directory designed specifically for previously incarcerated citizens returning to Tarrant County, this includes veterans who have been touched by the criminal justice system.
This reentry-friendly website has been created to provide resources for individuals, their families, and the professionals assisting them to achieve successful reentry to Tarrant County. This website was designed in August 2012 and will continue to add resources as they become available. http://cornerstone.meettheneed.org/  

Additional Resources

Housing for Texas Heroes

 Housing for Texas Heroes is a program through MHMR of Tarrant County is offering rental or mortgage assistance up to 100% of monthly payment for up to 6 months; payment for Section 8 housing; and catch-up payments for past due rent/mortgage to prevent eviction. Call 817-569-4660 for an appointment. Funded by the Texas Veterans Commission. 

United Way of Tarrant County

 The United Way generally has funds available for one-time assistance to veterans. This assistance is usually for things like food, rent, utilities, transportation, home and car repairs, and child care. The primary purpose of the financial assistance is to meet the immediate and urgent needs of applicants. It is not for wage replacement due to unemployment.  Click here 

Asbestos and Mesothelioma Resources

Mesothelioma Prognosis Network

The Mesothelioma Prognosis Network is dedicated to spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure and Mesothelioma Cancer. Many veterans are unaware that they are exposed to this toxic material. With the help of our dedicated patient advocates, and VA-accredited claims agents, we are able to help veterans receive the benefits they deserve. Click here  

The Mesothelioma Center

  The Mesothelioma Center's mission is to help those affected with mesothelioma cancer by offering free assistance and resources to those coping with this disease and their families. These free resources include 1-1 consultation with Patient Advocates who are there to answer any and all medical questions as well as helping find doctors and treatment centers. The Mesothelioma Center specializes in helping people navigate the complicated VA claims process as well. Our lead Patient Advocate for veterans, former U.S. Army Capt. Aaron Munz, has the resources to guide you each step along the way. For more information on asbestos and mesothelioma Click here

Veterans and Asbestos

  The program helps veterans and families that have been diagnosed with mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure from the military. While our website and other printed materials are available, what we do best is to provide up-to-date, cutting edge information through our team of experienced patient advocate For more information, Click here to view the website.