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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