Category: Veteran Resources
Dallas County is committed to increasing business opportunities for small businesses and to continuing to provide economic opportunity to the Dallas business community. The Dallas County Commissioners Court (“Dallas County”) has established the Small Business Enterprise Program (“SBE Program”) for the purpose of promoting equal Business Enterprise for small businesses. In addition, Dallas County aspires to increase the participation of small businesses in all aspects of contracting with Dallas County to include contracting with Small Business Enterprises (SBE) directly or indirectly through contracting, subcontracting, and/or other procurement activities.
Welcome to the American Legion, Peter J Courcy Post 178, Frisco, Texas website. Post 178 is named for Frisco resident Peter J. Courcy, who was KIA in Afghanistan in 2009. Today, our Frisco American Legion continues to serve our country by serving our community in a multitude of ways. Some of our programs include supporting our veterans through financial assistance, visiting veterans in retirement and rehabilitation facilities, our Color & Honor Guard presenting the colors for events large and small, and fighting for our veterans rights.
The Veterans Ranch is a nonprofit 501(c)3) retreat for Equine Therapy. “It is our mission to help these individuals lay down their heavy coat of burden and leave it there and move forward.
Our evidence-based guided meditations can be found in every branch of the Armed Services, at home and abroad, and in over 90 Veterans Affairs Medical Centers nationwide. Our research-tested tools specifically target the issues that service members and Veterans face, including sleep deprivation, chronic pain, PTSD, traumatic brain injury, and injury rehabilitation.
Our mission is to put tools and technology in the hands of the community and to make starting a creative business accessible to everyone. Our vision is to inspire and support making as a positive force that enriches the community. Our dream is to help foster the spark, that creative force in people so that they can then project it and put their ideas into the world.
We are a nonprofit organization made up of Marines, Navy FMF Corpsmen, and associate members – members of the community who epouse the ideals and principles of the League. We serve the Collin County community through carrying on the history and traditions of the Marine Corps as well as promoting good citizenship and democracy. More importantly, we are here to take care of our own. We serve Marines, Navy FMF Corpsmen and their families by providing various forms of assistance in their times of need.
Contact: Domingo Rodriguez
US Navy Veteran
The Veterans Mental Health Department (VMHD) is focused on ensuring access to competent mental health services for service members, veterans, and their families. VMHD accomplishes this task by providing training, certification, and technical assistance across Texas. In addition to connecting veterans in need directly to local services, VMHD also works with partners at the national, state, and local level to address veteran-specific issues including suicide prevention/intervention, veteran homelessness, military cultural competency, peer support services, military-related trauma, women and rural veterans, and justice involvement. Across all programming, VMHD is fortunate to have the broadest definition of veteran regardless of discharge status, branch of services, or having served one day or a career. All services including training, technical assistance, and direct services provided across VMHD programming are offered freely to all who are in need.
The North Texas Military Foundation honors active duty, reserve, and retired military members and veterans through the production of the annual North Texas Military Ball. The ball is underwritten by the generous citizens and corporations of North Texas. All proceeds from the ball fund military and veteran-centric local charities to include Army Emergency Relief, Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society and the Air Force Aid Society.
The Dallas County Veteran Services Office is an advocate agency established to assist veterans and/or their survivors obtain entitled benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the State of Texas.
CONTACT: Marie Teresa Lobacz
The Texas Veterans Network (TVN) is a statewide collaborative of veteran-serving community-based organizations and government agencies that holistically serve the veteran and military community.
The Texas Veterans Network serves Active Duty, Reservists, National Guard, Veterans from all service eras, and their family members.
Assist Veterans, of all ages and service eras, and their families to navigate through the network of public and private agencies to obtain assistance, services and support to establish and maintain productive lifestyles within our North Texas communities.
Wheelchairs for Warriors provides custom wheelchairs to injured veterans and first responders that are engineered to each recipient’s individual needs and capabilities, allowing for mobility and independence at the highest level possible.