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Union Gospel Mission

Provide homeless people in Dallas hot food, safe shelter and a chance to reclaim their lives. Veterans who are “formerly homeless or in danger of becoming homeless” are sent to the Mission to live in a transitional living environment for up to two years. A united Christian organization and ministry dedicated to providing love, hope, respect and a new beginning for the homeless in Tarrant County. A Christian housing community for more than 400 individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness. Those we serve call …

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TRiO Student Support Services

Student Support Services (SSS) program provides support services to low-income students, first generation college students, and disabled students enrolled in post-secondary education programs. Eligible students may receive (among other services) personal and academic career counseling, career guidance, instruction, mentoring, and tutoring. The goal of SSS program is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants and help students make the transition from one level of higher education to the next.

TRiO at Eastfield College – Pleasant Grove Campus

802 S. Buckner Blvd., Rm …

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Pecan Valley Centers

Description & Key Services: Veteran Peer-to-Peer PTSD workshops, certified peer specialist, soldier to student transition services, military dependent Peer-to-Peer support.

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First Command Educational Foundation

First Command Educational Foundation provides a variety of financial classes to veterans in areas such as budgeting, debt management, and credit reporting. There are online courses that are free to veterans and their family members.

Contact: Call Al Godoy at 817-569-2809 or agodoy@fcef.com

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Steel Hope

Description & Key Services: Our mission is to build, equip, and empower others to be people who will continually Believe, Expand, Stand, Transform, Encourage, Enlighten, and Love around the world.

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UT Arlington Veterans Upward Bound

The Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is an intensive educational and skills program designed specifically to serve the needs of today’s veterans. A unique range of services are offered which are designed to prepare eligible veterans for success when they enter their chosen educational program, whether that is at a university, community college, or technical school. All services, including basic skills instruction, tutoring, college application assistance, advising, exposure/resources, counseling, and more, are provided FREE for qualifying veterans.

Contact: Pete Fitch, Coordinator of Veterans Upward Bound, (817) 272-9882 or veteransub@uta.edu

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UT Arlington Student Veteran Project

Student Veteran Project (SVP) is an intervention study testing effective models of supported education services for veterans pursuing higher education. The program provides free services to the veterans who are undergraduates or deciding on a return to college. SVP assists veterans who participate in the research program to learn skills and access services to meet their educational goals. These services include the following:

Counseling (individual, group, couples and family) to understand the transition to the student role and its effects on the veteran’s family
Cognitive testing
Locating resources to assist veterans and their families
Assisting with veteran and family members to identify the options for college

Contact: Dr. Alexa Smith-Osborne, (817) 272-2165 or alexaso@uta.edu

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Honor Courage Commitment Inc.

Honor Courage Commitment Inc. is a nonprofit organization that recruits, educates, mentors, and guides high caliber military veterans into becoming socially responsible entrepreneurs and community leaders through career matching and referrals programs. These transitioning veterans are not lacking in skill, but rather the necessary guidance to transfer their skill sets into business and the community.

Contact: Main office, (214) 431-3834 or info@hccvet.org

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Denton County Veterans Coalition

Description & Key Services:Our mission is to help veterans and their families, by improving the quality of their lives. We connect their needs with solutions and resources that are available in Denton County and beyond. Through a network of volunteers that covers the entire county, where a phone call or an email referral connects a veteran with the right solution.

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The Women’s Center

Description & Key Services: Provides services for rape crisis, victim services and employment solutions and general counseling.

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