Veterans Assistance Homepage

Contact Information

Northeast Office
4641 Cohen Ave.
Suite D
El Paso, Texas 79924
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Phone (915) 759-7990 ext. 1
Fax (915) 759-0217
Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm


East Office
2350 George Dieter Dr.
Suite B, Room 211
El Paso, Texas 79936
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Phone (915) 538-1675
Hours by appointment

efmontelongo@epcounty.com
roheassler@epcounty.com

Useful Links

Veterans Treatment Court
Veterans Advisory Board
Facebook page
Texas Veterans Commission

Other Resources

House Committee on Veterans Affairs
Texas Veterans Commission
Texas Veterans Portal
Department of Veterans Affairs
G.I. Bill Website
Texas Veterans Land Board

Hotlines Local



Hotlines

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans - 24/7
Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness can call or chat online with the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans, where trained counselors will to talk confidentially 24-7.
Phone: 877.424.3838 l https://www.va.gov/homeless/nationalcallcenter.asp

Texas 211 (211texas.Org) - 24/7
Committed to helping Texas citizens connect with needed services. Whether by phone or internet, our goal is to present accurate, well-organized and easy-to-find information from state and local services.
Phone: 2-1-1 / 877.541.7905 l http://www.211texas.org

Texas Abuse Hotline - 24/7
Call the Texas Abuse Hotline when the situation is urgent. Urgent means someone faces an immediate risk of abuse or neglect that could result in death or serious harm.
Phone: 800.252.5400 l https://www.txabusehotline.org/Login/Default.asp

Texas Runaway Hotline - 24/7
Youth, parents, teachers, law enforcement, social workers, counselors, and other concerned adults can contact the hotline by phone, chat or text. If we aren't the hotline to help you, we will try to help find an appropriate resource or community service.
Phone: 800.989.6884 l http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Youth_Hotline/default.asp

Vet Center Combat Call Center - 24/7
Confidential call center Veterans and their families can talk about military experiences or other issues they are facing readjusting to civilian life. Staff comprised of combat Veterans and their family members.
Phone: 877.927.8387 l https://www.vetcenter.va.gov/media/call-center-psa.asp

Veteran Crisis Line - 24/7
Sometimes, life’s challenges can feel overwhelming, like there’s no way things can get better. When things feel unbearable, or if you’re having thoughts of ending your life, support is available. VA offers a number of programs and resources for Veterans and their loved ones, friends, and health care providers.
Phone: 800.273.8255 x1 l https://www.veteranscrisisline.net

White House VA Hotline - 24/7
Conduct immediate warm hand off for at-crisis risk Veterans needing Veterans Crisis Line services. Calls answered by a live agent 24/7. Hotline is staffed by more than 60 agents with extensive VA programs and services training. Majority of agents are a Veteran, military family member, caregiver, or a survivor.
Phone: 855.948.2311 l https://www.va.gov/ve/whvahotline.asp

Center against Sexual and Family Violence - 24/7
Provide confidential assistance, educational programs and hope to families in need. The scope of family violence is limitless: casualties of physical/mental abuse, to after-effects of violence spanning generations.
Phone: 915.593.7300 or 915.564.7955 l https://casfv.org

Child Crisis Center of El Paso - 24/7
Emergency shelter for children – aged 0-13 – for families experiencing a crisis. Services include critical need for parental stress relief, parent/sibling hospitalization, incarcerated parent, parent admitted into a rehab program, homelessness, deportation, child protective placement, and/or utilities disconnect.
Phone: 915.562.7955 or 915.562.2524 l http://www.childcrisiselp.org

Emergence Crisis Hotline (Mental Health Crisis) - 24/7
Available 24-hours, seven days a week. Clients can access the services by calling the EHN Crisis Hotline or by visiting our Extended Observation Unit.
Phone: 915.779.1800 or 877.562.6467 l https://emergencehealthnetwork.org


Local Help Agencies

Food & Nutrition 
El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank
https://elpasoansfightinghunger.org
915.298.0353
El Paso County Nutrition Program
http://www.epcounty.com/famcom/nutrition.htm
915.775.2723
Meals For Vets
https://www.mealsforvets.org
915.546.8167
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
http://yourtexasbenefits.hhsc.texas.gov/programs/snap
877.541.7905
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
https://fns.usda.gov/wic/women-infants-and-children-wic
800.942.3678
Behavioral/Mental Health 
El Paso Behavioral Health System
https://elpasobh.com
800.967.3411
El Paso Vet Center
https://va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?ID=669
915.772.0013
877.927.8387
El Paso Veterans One Stop Center
https://epveteranonestop.org
915.747.3590
Emergence Health Network
https://emergencehealthnetwork.org
915.757.7999
877.562.6467
Mesilla Valley Hospital
https://mesillavalleyhospital.com
575.382.3500
800.877.3500
PEAK Behavioral Health
http://peakbehavioral.com
575.589.3000
The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors
https://familyendeavors.org/mfc
915.320.1390
Addiction  
Alcoholics Anonymous
http://aaelpaso.org
915.562.4081
Emergence Health Network
https://emergencehealthnetwork.org
877.562.6467
PEAK Behavioral Health
http://peakbehavioral.com
575.589.3000
Mesilla Valley Hospital
https://mesillavalleyhospital.com
575.382.3500
800.877.3500
Healthcare / Wellness  
El Paso VA Healthcare System
https://elpaso.va.gov
800.672.3782
Army Wellness Center
https://phc.amedd.army.mil/topics/healthyliving/al/Pages/ArmyWellnessCenters.aspx
915.742.9566
Texas Health & Human Services
https://hhs.texas.gov
877.847.8377
Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) Health Care Advocacy
https://tvc.texas.gov/health-care-advocacy
915.301.5676
Employment  
American GI Forum NVOP
http://agif-nvop.org/contactus-copy.aspx
915.774.0525
Borderplex Workforce Solutions
http://borderplexjobs.com
915.887.2600
Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) Employment Services
https://tvc.texas.gov/employment/veterans
915-887-2440
915-887-2909
Housing  
Child Crisis Center
http://childcrisiselp.org
915.562.7955
Salvation Army of El Paso
http://salvationarmytexas.org/elpaso
915.544.9811
Avalon - El Paso Transitional Center 915.852.1505
Veterans Transitional Living Center (VTLC)
https://homelessopportunitycenter.org/index.php/veteran-services
915.838.0727
VA Homeless Veterans Program
https://elpaso.va.gov/services/homeless/index.asp
915.564.6100 x6161
Ambrosio Guillen Texas State Veterans Home
http://glo.texas.gov/vlb/vethomes/index.html
915.751.0967