Disaster Resources Available to Veterans
|“Veterans and their families should be focused on their health and safety during the natural disasters,” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie. “VA is taking action to give those with pending debts greater flexibility during these challenging times.”
Health Care Assistance
If you have questions such as where to go for care or how to receive prescribed medications, VA has established a toll-free number for assistance in areas that have been impacted by disasters. Veterans or their families can call the VA Veterans Disaster Response line 24 hours, seven days a week at 1-800-507-4571.
If you are affected by a natural disaster, have a VBA benefit debt and need temporary financial relief, please contact VA’s Debt Management Center at 1-800-827-0648 to request assistance.
If you have questions on Compensation or Pension benefits: Call toll-free 1-800-827-1000 Monday – Friday 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CST.
Free Help for Homeless Veterans
Dial 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838) for 24/7 access to VA services for homeless, displaced and at-risk Veterans
Homeless Veteran Chat Confidential, 24/7 online support for homeless Veterans and friends
Visit https://www.va.gov/homeless/ for more information
Texas Specific Resources
Whether you’re just getting out of the service or you’ve been a civilian for years now, the VA Welcome Kit can help guide you to the benefits and services you’ve earned.