The Hazlewood Act
A State of Texas benefit that provides qualified Veterans, spouses, and dependent children with an education benefit of up to 150 hours of tuition exemption, including most fee charges, at public institutions of higher education in Texas. This does NOT include living expenses, books, or supply fees.
Post 9/11 GI Bill
The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
Texas Veterans Program – The end of your military service contract can arrive quicker than you expect. It can catch you off guard emotionally and financially. We know the challenges that you are experiencing and we are here for you! When you walk through our door you won’t find a line to stand in. There are no red machines to dispense a number, no cubicles, and there are NO FEES. We offer the hospitality of a caring and experienced staff, a full refrigerator, computers, office equipment, and the comfort of your own work environment.
Lone Star Veterans Association
The Lone Star Veterans Association is a non-for-profit organization that is dedicated to assisting returning veterans and their families in making a successful transition from the military to civilian world. Founded by veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, they provide career transition, social programs, peer mentoring, PTSD support, family events, community service projects, and advocacy on behalf of the Post 9/11 military generation. The Lone Star Veterans Association operates in the Greater Houston Area and is the largest Iraq and Afghanistan veteran organization in the state of Texas.
Harris County Veteran Services
The Veterans Services Office assists veterans and their dependents with applications for compensation, pensions, hospitalization and other benefits through an intake process that includes information and referral services. The Veterans Services Office works with the Department of Veterans Affairs and other nationally chartered veterans service organizations to ensure that veterans, their dependents and survivors receive their richly deserved entitlements.
Department of Veterans Affairs
VA administers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to service members, veterans, their dependents and survivors.