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Help for veterans throughout South Texas

Posted: 2:41 AM, May 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-21 03:41:53-04

During the month of May, VA Vet Center staff members along with the Mobile Vet Center (MVC) outreach vehicle will be in the South Texas counties of Brooks, Goliad, Calhoun, Jim Hogg and Duval offering readjustment counseling services to Veterans, Service members and their families.

Below are the Mobile Vet Center’s upcoming outreach events and their locations:

When:

Monday, May 21, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

When:

Thurs-Fri, May 24-25, (TBD)

Where:

VFW Post 7634

East Highway 285

Falfurrias, Texas 78355

(Brooks County)

Where:

Port Lavaca (location pending)

Port Lavaca, Texas

(Calhoun County)

When:

Tues-Wed, May 22-23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

When:

Saturday, May 26, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where:

Goliad Courthouse Annex

329 W. Franklin Street

Goliad, Texas 77963

(Goliad County)

Where:

Last Patrol Ranch

County Road 214

Benavides, Texas 78349

(Duval County)

When:

Wed-Thurs, May 23-24, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

When:

Wed-Thurs, May 30-31, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Where:

Border Patrol Checkpoint (CBP)

State HWY 16

Hebbronville, Texas 78361

(Jim Hogg County)

Where:

Border Patrol Checkpoint (CBP)

5087 HWY 44

Freer, Texas 78357

(Duval County)

Background on Vet Centers:

Readjustment counseling is a wide range of services offered to Veterans, Service members and their families in the effort to make a successful transition from military to civilian life. Services offered include:

  • Individual and group Counseling for eligible Veterans and Service members
    • Family counseling for military related issues
    • Bereavement counseling
    • Counseling and referral for those that experience a military sexual trauma
    • Outreach 
    • Substance abuse assessment and referral
    • Employment referral
    • Referral to other VA services
    • Community education 

Vet Center staff respects the privacy of all clients, and holds client information in strict confidence. No information will be communicated to any person or agency without written consent except in necessary circumstances to avert a crisis.  Learn more about VA Vet Centers here:  www.vetcenter.va.gov . Veterans can speak confidentially with a Vet Center counselor at any time by calling 1-877-WAR-VETS (877-927-8387).

For more information on the events listed above contact the Corpus Christi Vet Center directly at (361) 854-9961.