Housing, family law, disability issues, estate planning & more are among free civil legal assistance available to eligible Texas veterans from Lone Star Legal Aid, Houston Volunteer Lawyers and Texas A & M School of Law – Family & Veterans Advocacy Clinic. These organizations are supported by grants from the Texas Veterans Commission’s Fund for Veterans’ Assistance.
Each organization offers its own variety of pro bono legal services and each serve various counties the state.
Lone Star Legal Aid serves multiple ...
Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) Vice-Chair Kevin Barber was the opening speaker for the Houston Area Urban League veteran outreach event “Operation Empowerment.”
Barber, an Army veteran, provided on overview of TVC services to veterans attending the virtual event, held December 8, 2020. Additionally, he commended the Houston Area Urban League for its overall community involvement and specifically for its Housing Support Program for veterans and for surviving spouses.
“This year, the Houston Area Urban League was awarded a $300,000 Fund for Veterans’ ...
Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) Chairwoman and Navy veteran Laura Koerner spoke at the Bexar County Veterans Treatment Court Graduation virtual event on December 14, 2020.
“This past year has been especially challenging. I thank you all for keeping veterans treatment court working through the pandemic and within health precautions,” said Koerner. “COVID has caused the court to change from in-person counseling and functions. The pandemic may add more mental stress to an already rigorous program. I applaud you all, the members ...
AUSTIN, TX – On November 9-13, 2020; the Texas Veterans Commission’s (TVC) Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) presented more than $30.7 million in grants to 109 organizations across Texas. These funds are providing assistance to more than 33,400 veterans and their families.
The grants are awarded to nonprofits and government agencies which provide direct services to veterans. The grants support a wide range of services from financial to transportation, legal services to family support services and home modification to rental and ...
Since 2009, the Fund for Veterans’ Assistance has distributed over $168 million in grants to organizations that profoundly impact the lives of Texas veterans and their families. When day-to-day needs overwhelm veteran families in the Lone Star State, FVA’s grantee organizations are there to bridge the gap. Assistance for veterans include financial, food, transportation, legal services, family support services, medical equipment, home modification, rental and mortgage assistance and more.
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The list of 115 current 2020-2021 TVC grantees (below) are not eligible to apply for the same grant program or service category in 2021-22. See page 18 of the Request for Applications (RFA) document, paragraph G, item 6.
||Alamo Area Council of Governments
||Home Modification Assistance
||Alamo Area Council of Governments
||Armstrong Community Music School
||Non-Clinical Support Services
||Baylor Scott & White Research Institute
||Clinical Counseling Services
||Bexar County Commissioners Court Felony
||Bexar County Commissioners Court VCSO
||Bexar County Misdemeanor Court
Caldwell’s Veterans County Service Officer (VCSO) Dr. Al Dos Santos is offering more services to veterans with the help of a Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) grant awarded in July.
“With the award of a (TVC) Fund for Veterans’ Assistance grant, this office can now provide assistance with housing expenditures such as rent, utilities, transportation, food and legal documentation,” said Santos. “The main areas we work in in Caldwell is food and transportation. We have several that need transportation to clinics.”
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Visit the Apply Home page for more information on applying for this funding opportunity. Read the 2021-2022 Request for Applications text here.
This post was originally published on the Texas Register.
The Texas Veterans Commission (“TVC”) announces September 5, 2020, as its posting and release date of the Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (“FV”) Request for Applications (“RF”) for the 2021-2022 grant cycle. The deadline to submit all applications is November 5, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. (CDST).
Through its forthcoming RFA, FVA is ...
NPower helps launch digital careers for military veterans from under-served communities and veteran spouses. Their digital and technology careers training is tuition free for qualifying veterans. Since 2013, NPower has served north Texas. Now via their new virtual program delivery, NPower expands its career training opportunities across Texas. Find out if you qualify for free technology and professional skills training, visit www.npower.org .
Upcoming opportunities include Tech Fundamentals in September 2020 and for NPower alumnus a Cybersecurity Career ...