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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

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

Veterans

Vision: El Paso County Veterans and their dependents receive all earned benefits and enjoy access to essential resources available throughout the community to ensure deserved quality of life.

Mission Statement: Advocate for and provide superior service to Veterans, their families, and surviving spouses by submitting claims for earned benefits; increase community awareness and presence to gain access to every Veteran eligible for entitlements and services.

El Paso County Veterans Assistance Heroes Project

To provide financial assistance for Veterans, Veterans Dependents and Surviving Spouses.
The El Paso County Veterans Assistance Heroes Project provides housing and utility assistance for in-need Veterans and their families throughout El Paso County.
El Paso County Veterans Assistance Heroes Project provides one-time emergency assistance to qualified active duty Military, separated Veterans – who received Honorable and General Under Honorable dis-charges – Dependents, and Surviving Spouses of Veterans.
Anyone requesting assistance is thoroughly vetted by the El Paso County Veterans Assistance Program to ensure funds are provided to those facing the greatest hardships.
Applicants are required to demonstrate financial hardships by presenting documentation of emergency circumstances or unexpected expenditures in addition to financial records, unpaid lease agreements and/or utilities bills with the following:

  • Active Duty/Reserve/National Guard present current military identification card; inactive Veterans present DD-214 with type of discharge;

  • Dependents present current identification card or spouse DD-214;

  • Surviving Spouses of Veterans present spouse DD-214, marriage license, death certificate, and VA award letter.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
General Assistance applications and the list of required documents are located below. One can downloaded or printed out each form in order to fill and submit.
Financial assistance requests and applications with required documentation can be submitted to Juliocesar Martindelcampo Funds for Veterans Assistance Program Coordinator at jmartindelcampo@epcounty.com or to Efren Montelongo Claims & Benefits Advisor at efmontelongo@epcounty.com
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