American GI Forum: Our Mission is to establish and maintain a comprehensive community service agency with a diversified funding source that will serve the needs of veterans, their families, and other needy individuals of the community.
Career Gear: Career Gear is a national non-profit organization that builds strong families and communities by empowering low-income men to overcome barriers and achieve self-sufficiency. We promote the economic independence of low-income men by providing financial literacy training, a network of support, professional attire, career development tools, job-readiness and essential life-skills training that help men enter the workforce, stay employed and become role models and mentors to their families and communities.
Combined Arms: We are building a network of partner organizations in America’s fourth largest city, in order to assist transitioning military veterans and their families on their path to making Houston their new home.
Dress for success: The mission of Dress for Success Houston is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in work and life. Since 1998, Dress for Success Houston has provided business attire, a much-needed boost of confidence, and job retention and career advancement services to more than 36,800 women in the Houston community.
LSVA (mission statement): Lone Star Veterans Association was created by a group of those combat veterans that wanted to be with other veterans that shared the experience of combat. Since then we’ve been responsive to the changing demographics of our original members as they start and grow their families, as well as their careers. We also remain relevant to veterans recently leaving military service with different needs than those that were immediately leaving combat. Our motto is “We’ve Been There.”
NextOp: NextOp provides companies with world-class, skilled candidates and coaches them on how to be effective employees. Our mentors work with each transitioning veteran to adjust to their new roles and cultivate the necessary skills to excel in field work, increasing satisfaction and reducing turnover for these positions. We serve those who have served so many—our hardworking veterans.
Texas Veterans Commission
Texas Veterans Commission provides excellent service so that each veteran receives every benefit that they deserve. As a veteran works with our counselors, the quality of life for that veteran and their family significantly increases. Our purpose has always been to act as the state appointed advocate of Texas veterans as they attempt to secure the benefits rightfully earned in exchange for their service in our nation’s armed forces.
US VETS provides comprehensive services to the veterans we serve, including case management, employment assistance, job placement, counseling, as well as drug and alcohol free housing. At our facilities veterans progress through a seamless continuum of services designed to help them increase their level of responsibility and prepare them to live independently in the community.
TexVet provides a peer mentorship network across Texas that informs, educates, and communicates among veteran groups.
Warrior Gateway is a non-profit whose mission is to connect individuals in the military, veterans, and their families with federal, state, and local government programs as well as non-profit organizations in their local communities. The Warrior Gateway has a great search engine for local veteran support agencies and groups.
Wounded Warrior Project
The WWP has a main goal to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation's history. WWP staff work to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded warriors in our nation's history.