Resources to Assist Veterans


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If you are a Homeless Veteran and eligible for VA Health Care, the HUD-VASH Program may be able to help you. This program offers case management through a VA Social Worker and permanent housing through the Public Housing Authority.

Houston HUD-VASH
Contact: McGovern Drop-In Center (713) 794-7848 or (713) 794-7533

Houston Area Urban League’s Veteran Housing Support Services Program 
Contact [email protected] for additional information

VA’s National Call Center for Homeless Veterans (Access VA’s services for
at-risk and homeless Veterans; available 24/7) 
Phone: 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838) 

Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255, Press 1

Homeless Veterans Directory
Agency Name  Address Contact #
Salvation Army 2407 N Main St., Houston 77009 713-224-2875
Joshua House for Men 9306 Hammerly Blvd., Houston77080  713-468-2236 
Magnificent House  3209 Austin St., Houston 77004  713-529-4231 
Modest Family Health Care Center            1008 Danube, Houston 77051 713-733-2458 
Open Door Mission  5803 Harrisburg, Houston 77011  713-921-7520 
Salvation Army Harbor Light Center 2407 North Main St, Houston 77009 713-224-9200 
Star of Hope - Men’s  1811 Ruiz, Houston 77002  713-227-8900 
Ultimate Changes  5038 Pershing, Houston 77033  713-731-4404


Men, Women & Families     
Bay Area Turning Point  210 S Walnut, Webster 77598  281-286-2525 
Interfaith Hospitality Network Northwest
15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston 77090
Interfaith Hospitality Network Humble
19301 Hightower #10, Humble 77338
Interfaith Hospitality Network Montgomery
10245 Owen Drive, Conroe 77304
Salvation Army – Conroe  304 Avenue E, Conroe 77301 936-760-2440 


Bethel Home for Women                               1721 Ronson Dr., Houston 77055           281-345-4432 
Magnificent House    3209 Austin St., Houston 77004 713-529-4231 
Modest Family Health 1008 Danube, Houston 77051 713-733-2458 


Women and Children     
Bay Area Homeless  3406 Wisconsin, Baytown 77520 281-837-1654 
DePriest Outreach  5609 E Mt Houston, Houston 77093       281-449-0994 
Mission of Yahweh  10247 Algiers, Houston 77041 713-466-4785 
Salvation Army  1603 McGowen, Houston 77004 713-650-6530 
Star of Hope – Family                                   419 Dowling, Houston 77003 713-222-2220 


Battered Women and Children     
Houston Area Women’s Center    713-528-2121
Bridge Over Troubled Waters    713-473-2801 
Family Time Foundation   281-446-2615 
Fort Bend Women’s Center    281-342-4357 
Montgomery Co. Women’s Center    281-292-4155 
Montrose Counseling Center – G.L.B.T.                                                                       713-529-0037 
New Horizon Family Center – S.A.    281-424-3300

Veterans Housing Directory (Veterans Only) 

Career and Recovery Veteran Services 
2403 Caroline, Houston, TX 77004 (located 4 blocks west of I-45 in Midtown)
(713) 754-7059
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Services: Case management; assistance with basic needs (food, clothing, emergency housing); short-term rental assistance; security and utility deposits; child care; transportation; and referral to the VA or community resources.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston 

Women Veterans Assistance Program:
Pathways to Hope (Women Veterans in crisis can be helped with financial assistance for rent, mortgage, food, employment, educational guidance, and other needs.)
Phone: (713) 383-9890

The Lotus Project for Women Veterans:
Helps women Veterans with housing, mental health, life skills, educational, social support, and other needs.
Phone: (713) 383-9890

Haven of Hope House of Houston, Inc. (Single Female Veterans Only with/without children)
5106 Weaver Rd., Houston, TX 77016
(713) 633-1915
Hours: Please call
Services: Transitional housing for single homeless female veterans and those with children. VA housing benefits will be determined by the VA GPS Liaison and Homeless Coordinator after six months in the program. Application for permanent housing and services made available from VA HUD-VASH, House Choice Vouchers, Section 8, Harris County Housing Authority, Houston Housing Authority and Houston Habitat for Humanity.

Midtown Terrace Suites
4640 Main St., Houston, TX 77002
(713) 523-3777
Hours: Extended hours Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM; Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Services: Subsidized vouchers; all bills paid; efficiencies; fully furnished; newly renovated apartments; gated community; great location; onsite services for heroes.

Residential Treatment and Supportive Housing
2005 Jacquelyn Dr., Houston, TX 77055
(713) 957-2413

Santa Maria's Bonita House
Residential and Outpatient Treatment, Supportive Housing, Admissions
2605 Parker Rd., Houston, TX 77093
(713) 691-0900
Hours: Please call
Services: Transitional housing bed for homeless female veterans. Support services based on individualized needs, to include: transitional housing for up to 12 months; case management; referrals and information; educational and vocational services; life skills training; parenting classes; transportation assistance; integrated mental health services; and residential and/or outpatient substance abuse treatment if needed.

Santa Maria Hostel, Inc (Female Veterans Only)
Residential and Outpatient Admissions
2605 Parker Road, Houston, TX 77093
(713) 691-0900 

Service Center
1418 Preston Ave., Houston TX 77002:
(713) 229-8122
[email protected]
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM – 5 PM, Sun 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Services: The Service Center provides intake and referrals into our programs, computer email, voicemail, fax and copy machines, sack lunches, and initial case management services. Located adjacent to the Veterans Administration (VA) Downtown Drop-In Clinic on the ground floor of SRO housing facility.

The De George at Union Station
1418 Preston Avenue, Houston, TX 77002
(713) 229-8122, (713)794-7533
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Services: Case management; assistance with basic needs (food, clothing, emergency housing); short-term rental assistance; security and utility deposits; child care; transportation; and referral to the VA or community resources.

The Housing Corporation of Greater Houston
Intake and Initial Screening
(713) 697-4411
Hours:  Please Call
Services:  Case management, assistance with basic needs (food, clothing, emergency housing); short-term rental assistance; security and utility deposits; child care; transportation; and referral to the VA or community resources.

United States Veterans Initiative-Houston
4604 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
(832) 203-1626
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Services: Veterans in Progress (VIP) – 52 bed program facilitating homeless veterans; Critical Time Intervention (CTI) – 35-bed program tailored to chronically homeless veterans with severe mental illness including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; Permanent Housing for Disabled Veterans (PHDV) – 54-bed program designed to aid veterans suffering with permanent mental or physical disabilities by providing long-term rental subsidies and supportive case management services.

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (
Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program (May be able to provide supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing, and provide eligible Veteran families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits)

For further information about the SSVF Program.
Email [email protected] 
Call (toll-free) at 1-877-737-0111

SSVFP Organizations in Care Connection Aging & Disability Resource Center’s 13-county service area

Career and Recovery Resources, Inc.
Phone: (713) 754-7059  
Counties served: Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, and Waller

Salvation Army, a Georgia Corporation
Phone: (832) 560-7392
Counties served: Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, and Galveston

Goodwill Industries of Houston, Inc.
Phone: (832) 431-4473
Counties served: Harris, Galveston, and Montgomery

United States Veterans Initiative
Phone: (832) 390-3495
Counties served: Harris, Fort Bend, Brazoria, Pasadena, Montgomery, and Galveston

Neighborhood Centers, Inc.
14355 Wallisville Road Houston, Texas 77049
Phone: (281) 458-0318 Ext. 104
County served: Harris


Veteran's Administration (VA), Specially Adapted Housing Program
The Veteran's Administration has a specially adapted housing program for veterans that have specific service-connected disabilities. For more information regarding these programs, visit the VA website.

Veterans Land Board Home Improvement Loans
The VLB helps Veterans, military members and their spouses buy homes and then help pay to improve it through the Texas Veterans Home Improvement Program(VHIP).
Phone: 1-800-252-VETS (8387)


Some of the information provided was obtained from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.