The Texas Veterans Commission was created in 1927 as the State Service Office to assist veterans of the Indian wars, Spanish-American War and World War I. 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.

We are able to do this through our four program areas:

Claims Representation and Counseling serves veterans, their dependents and survivors, in all matters pertaining to veterans' disability benefits and rights. It is the designated agency of the state of Texas to represent the State and its veterans before the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Veterans Employment Services offers employment services to Texas veterans and helps employers find qualified veteran job applicants. The goal of these services is to match veteran job seekers with the best employment opportunities available.

Veterans Education Program (link)approves all programs for Chapter 30, 33, 35, 1606, and 1607 federal educational benefits. Through an approval process, the Texas Veterans Commission ensures that institutions and employers are in compliance with federal guidelines and are qualified to provide the type of training offered.

Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance is a program that makes grants available to eligible charitable organizations, local government agencies, and Veterans Service Organizations that provide direct services to Texas veterans and their families.

24 Hour Veterans Crisis Line  800-273-8255 Press 1

EMPLOYMENT

TVC Job Openings

Job Fairs

Assistance for Veterans

Veterans in Government

Information for Employers

Employer Awards

Helpful Documents

Veterans Preference

Priority of Service

Re-employment Rights (USERRA)

Veteran Entrepreneur Program

EDUCATION

On the Job Training

Veterans Educational Assistance Program

Vocational Rehabilitation

Apply to a Texas school

Survivors and Dependents Assistance

Apply to Train Veterans

Montgomery GI Bill

Post-9/11

Fry Scholarship

Hazlewood

Hazlewood FAQ

Apply to Train Veterans

Education Contacts

Military Veteran Peer Network

HEALTHCARE

Outreach

Hazardous Exposure

VA Health Care

Military Members, and their Families Healthcare Options

WOMEN VETERANS

Grace After Fire, US Women Veteran Assistance

F-7 Group

Apply for Financial Aid

Green Doors

Center for Women Veterans

Women Veteran- Mental Health

Meals on Wheels

Work in Texas

Women Veterans Program

Women Veterans Health (WVH) Strategic Health Care Group

STATE BENEFITS

Texas Veterans Events

Justice for Vets

Stateside Legal Help

Veterans Justice Outreach

Retiree Corner

Gold Star Family License Plate

Gold Star Father License Plate

Gold Star Mother License Plate

Gold Star Spouse License Plate

Military License Plates Brochure

Disabled Veteran License Plates

Texas Laws for V eterans

Application For Military Skills Test Waiver

Veterans Group Life Insurance (VGLI)

Disabled Veterans Property Tax Exemptions

TexVet: Partners Across Texas

Application for Disabled Veteran's or Survivor's Property Tax Exemption

Super Combo Hunting and All-Water Fishing Package for Disabled Veterans

Super Combo Hunting and All-Water Fishing Package for Active Duty Military

Application for Disabled Veteran License Plates and Parking Placards

TEXAS VETERANS HOMES

Texas State Veterans Home at Amarillo

Texas State Veterans Home at Big Spring

Texas State Veterans Home at Bonham

Texas State Veterans Home at El Paso

Texas State Veterans Home at Floresville

Texas State Veterans Home at McAllen

Texas State Veterans Home at Temple

Texas State Veterans Home at Tyler

TEXAS VETERANS CEMETERIES

Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission

Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen

Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi

Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene

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CONTACTS

Texas Veterans Commission

Stephen F. Austin Bldg
Suite 800
Austin, Texas 78701

512-463-5538
800-252-8387
512-475-2395 Fax

info@tvc.texas.gov

American Legion Department of Texas

1624 E Anderson Ln
Austin, TX 78752

512-472-4138

American Legion Department of Texas  Service Officer

Michael Lacy
6900 Almeda Rd
Room 1019
Houston, TX 77030

713-383-2755
713-383-2759 Fax

E-mail the Service Officer