Presentation on theme: "DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS VET CENTER HOME The goal of the Vet Center program is to provide a broad range of counseling,"— Presentation transcript:
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS VET CENTER HOME http://www.vetcenter.va.gov/ The goal of the Vet Center program is to provide a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services to eligible veterans in order to help them make a satisfying post-war readjustment to civilian life. Services Individual and group counseling for Veterans and their families Family counseling for military related issues Bereavement counseling for families who experience an active duty death Military sexual trauma counseling and referral Outreach and education including PDHRA, community events, etc. Substance abuse assessment and referral Employment assessment & referral VBA benefits explanation and referral Screening & referral for medical issues including TBI, depression, etc.
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS VET CENTER LOCATIONS IN TEXAS http://www2.va.gov/directory/guide/state.asp?dnum=ALL&STATE=TX&v=1 Abilene: Taylor County Mobile Vet Center Abilene: Taylor County Vet Center Amarillo: Amarillo Mobile Vet Center Amarillo: Amarillo Vet Center Austin: Austin Vet Center Corpus Christi: Corpus Christi Vet Center Dallas: 3B RCS South Central Regional Office Dallas: Dallas Vet Center El Paso: El Paso Vet Center Ft. Worth: Fort Worth Vet Center Harker Heights: Killeen Heights Vet Center Houston: Harris County Vet Center Houston: Houston Vet Center Houston: Houston West Vet Center Laredo: Laredo Vet Center Lubbock: Lubbock Vet Center McAllen: McAllen Vet Center Mesquite: Dallas County Vet Center Midland: Midland Vet Center Pantego: Tarrant County Vet Center San Antonio: San Antonio NE Mobile Vet Center San Antonio: San Antonio NE Vet Center San Antonio: San Antonio NW Vet Center
Veterans County Service Officers (VCSO) are located in most counties throughout Texas. Each VCSO is appointed by the Commissioners Court of his/her respective county. VCSOs assist veterans with resources and services for many local, state, and federal benefits. The Texas Veterans Commission works closely with Veterans County Services Officers by providing support, training, assisting with outreach, and coordinating with benefits programs. http://www.tvc.state.tx.us/images/uploads/about/cso_office_listing.pdf Veterans County Service Officers
BEITZ is a non-profit group that helps Service Members, Veterans and their Families get back “IN THE ZONE." THE PROGRAM COVERS THREE MAIN AREAS, PREPARING, CARING AND SHARING (PCS). http://www.bringeveryoneinthezone.org BEITZ MISSION: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury and Sexual Trauma Support Facilitators Military Support Program Peer to Peer Support Groups Facilitated
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