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
Community Services

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

National Local



National Help Agencies

AGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER/ INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDED
VA Health care Center - El Paso TX 1-800-672-3782 or 564-6100 VA Health Care/VOC-Rehab/Claims/etc.
VA WACO REGIONAL OFFICE 1-800-827-1000 MEDICAL, DISABILTY, PENSION, DEATH, EDUCATIONAL
VA HOUSTON REGIONAL OFFICE 1-888-232-2571 DESERT STORM/SHIELD MEDICAL EVALUATIONS
PERSIAN GULF REGISTRY 1-800-749-8387 DESERT STORM/SHIELD MEDICAL EVALUATIONS
VA Gulf War Veterans Illnesses http://www.va.gov/RAC-GWVI/index.asp MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS
DOD GULF WAR VETS HOTLINE 1-800-796-9699 INSURANCE BENEFITS
VA INSURANCE CENTER 1-800-669-8477 CHAMPUS MEDICAL INSURANCE
VA CHAMP INSURANCE 1-800-733-8387 GRAVE MARKINS REQUESTS
VA GRAVE MARKER 1-800-697-6947  
VA ELECTRONIC BULLETIN BOARD 1-800-872-8387 ALL BENEFITS AND PROGRAMS
VA WEB PAGE VA.ONLINE.VA.GOV DEBT/MONEY OWED GOVERNMENT
VA DEBT MANAGEMENT 1-800-827-0648 BANK DEPOSTS
VA DIRECT DEPOST 1-877-838-2778 HEALTH BENEFITS
VA HEALTH BENEFITS CENTER 1-877-222-8387 LAND, HOMES, NURSING HOMES, ASSISTANCE
TEXAS VETERAN'S LAND BOARD 1-800-252-8387 LAND, HOMES, NURSING HOMES, ASSISTANCE
TEXAS VETERAN'S LAND BOARD http://www.va.gov/ ALL BENEFITS
VA HOME PAGE WWW.VA.GOV INFORMATION
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 1-800-772-1213 CLAIMS
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 1-800-442-2620 INFORMATION, FORMS;APPLICATIONS ON LINE
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION WWW.SSA.GOV INFORMATION, FORMS;APPLICATIONS ON LINE
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION TTY/TDD number, 1-800-325-0778 INFORMATION, FORMS;APPLICATIONS ON LINE
AMERICAN LEGION 1-800-433-3318 VETERAN'S SERVICE ORGANIZATION
DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS 1-877-426-2838 VETERAN'S SERVICE ORGANIZATION
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS 1-800-839-1899 VETERAN'S SERVICE ORGANIZATION
VA SERVICE CENTER-HOUSTON 1-888-232-2571 GI BILL, CHAP 30 MONTGOMERY BILL, VEAP
VA EDUCATIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE 1-888-442-4551  
VA-ED Western Region - Muskogee OK Fax#; 918-781-7836 GI BILL, CHAP 30 MONTGOMERY BILL, VEAP
VA EDUCATIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE GIBILL.VA.GOV VA EDUCATIONAL VERIFICATION OF PAYMENTS
VA EDUCATIONAL PAYMENT 1-877-823-2378  
NATIONAL PERSONNEL RECORD CENTER ******** ********
MEDICARE NATIONAL OFFICE 1-800-633-4227 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
CHIPS - CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM 1-877-543-7669 CHILDREN'S MEDICAL INSURANCE
CHIPS - CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM www.insurekidsnow.gov CHILDREN'S MEDICAL INSURANCE
MEDICARE NATIONAL OFFICE WWW.MEDICARE.GOV MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
DEERS 1-800-538-9552 DOD ENROLLMENT SYSTEM FOR MEDICAL BENEFITS
TRI-CARE CLAIMS 1-800-225-4816 MEDICAL CLAIMS & FILING
DFAS (Army Finance Department) 1-216-522-5630 1-800-756-4571
DFAS DENVER OFFICE 1-800-962-0648 RETIRED SOLDIERS PAY CLAIMS
DFAS Direct Deposit Pay (216) 522-5630  
DOD RETIRED PAY 1-800-321-1080  
MARINE RETIRED PAY 1-800-336-4649 CLAIMS AND OTHER BENEFITS
TEXAS VETERANS COMMISSION 1-800-252-3036(TEXAS ONLY) TVC & TVLB CALL CENTER
TEXAS VETERANS COMMISSION 1-800-252-VETS (8387) ALCOHOLIC ISSUES WITH CHILDREN & ADULTS
TEXAS COMMISSION ON ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE 1-800-832-9623 LOCATES FORMER & CURRENT MARINES
MARINE LOCATOR/PERSONNEL 1-800-268-3710 LOCATES FORMER & CURRENT MARINES
MARINE LOCATOR/PERSONNEL www.usmc.nmsb.\links SUITE 12, RANDOLF AIR FORCE BASE,TX 78150
POW(S) /MIA(S) MISSING PERSONS POW(S) /MIA(S) MISSING PERSONS AIR FORCE MISSING PERSONS BRANCH
USAF MISSING PERSONS BRANCH 1-800-531-5501 AIR FORCE MISSING PERSONS BRANCH
USAF MORTUARY AFFAIRS 1-800-531-5803 AIR FORCE MISSING PERSONS BRANCH
USAF MISSING PERSONS BRANCH pow-mia@afpc.randolf.af.mil US ARMY MISSING PERSONS BRANCH
USA CASUALTY & MEMORIAL AFFAIRS CTR 1-800-892-2490 US NAVY POW(S)/MIA(S) AFFAIRS
USN MISSING PERSON SECTION 1-800-443-9298 US MARINE CORPS
USMC CASUALTY BRANCH 1-800-847-1597 MISSING CVILLIANS/UNACCOUNTED FOR
US STATE DEPARTMENT 1-202-736-4988  
U.S. IMMIGRATION & NATURALIZATION 1-800-375-5283 NATIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE
U.S. IMMIGRATION FORMS 1-800-870-3676  
U.S. IMMIGRATION & NATURALIZATION 1-888-819-5026 CUSTOMER SERIVCE
U.S. IMMIGRATION EMPLOYMENT 1-915-225-1990 EL PASO COUNTY
LEGAL APPEALS TO Dept of Veteran Affairs 1-800-868-2813 Pro-bono Legal Counsel
RAWLS & MC NELIS 1-877-838-4838 NATIONAL PRACTICE - MALPRACTICE
RAWLS & MC NELIS WWW.VET4VET.NET NATIONAL PRACTICE - MALPRACTICE
WRIGHTROBINSON OSTHIMER & TATUM 1-877-838-1010 VETERANS LAW FIRM
WRIGHTROBINSON OSTHIMER & TATUM WWW.VET1010.COM VETERANS LAW FIRM
TEXAS ROAD SIDE SERVICE 1-800-525-5555 change flat tires, towing, starting cars
TEXAS VETERANS COMMISSION 564-6100 EXT 6282 VA HCC Local Office
FEDERAL EMPLOYEES GROUP LIFE INSURANCE http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp change flat tires, towing, starting cars
NUCLEAR TEST PERSONNEL REVIEW 1-800-462-3683 Data for veterans exposed to atomic & other radiation



Local Help Agencies

Food Banks 
Food Bank 562-4001
Opportunity Center 577-0069/0073
Paso Del Norte 544-7636
TANF/Food Stamps 1-800-252-8263
West Texas 595-1060
Homeless Shelters 
Opportunity Center 577-0069/0073
Rescue Mission Emergency CTR 532-2575
Salvation Army TLC 532-8498
Salvation Army Emergency CTR 544-9811
Medical  
Texas Tech 533-3020/545-6500
VA Health Care CTR 546-6100
WBAMC Hospital 742-2121
Rent and Utilities  
General Assistance 546-8150
Project Bravo 565-1377
Veterans Agencies  
Army Emergency Red Cross 568-6301/592-0208
Army Emergency Relief Cross 568-7088
CHAMPA 1-800-733-8387
Debt Management 1-800-827-0648
El Paso Vet Center 772-0013
Ft. Bliss National Cemetery 564-0201
Gulf War and Agent Orange 1-800-749-8387
Headstones and Markers 1-800-697-6947
Health Eligibility Center 1-800-929-8387
Telecommunication Device For the Deaf (TDD) 1-800-492-7844
VA Benefits 1-800-827-1000
VA Education 1-877-823-2378
VA Health Care CTR 546-6100
VA Home Loans 1-800-252-8387
VA Insurance 1-800-669-8477