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Founded in 1998, U.S.VETS-Houston currently has a location in Midtown and a Service Center in Downtown Houston.

U.S.VETS-Houston serves 323 veterans daily.

  • Meet a Veteran: Latoye

    I was a young mother and needed stability to care for my family. I come from a family with a long history of military service, so it seemed like an obvious choice for me to join the Army. After returning home from service, I went to school and got a job. After a while, my husband and I started trying to find a place where we could stop living paycheck to paycheck. We decided to come to Houston because the job market seemed strong and the cost of living wasn’t as high as where we were. We thought it would be a great place to establish ourselves. After we moved, my husband found a job right away, but I struggled to find employment. We were staying with family, five of us crammed into a one-bedroom apartment. We needed to get a place of our own, but we didn’t have a lot in savings and couldn’t find a place in our price range. We looked into Section 8 and income-based housing. I tried to get registered with VASH, but hadn’t made much progress. Eventually we were coming down to the wire. We had only a couple of days until we had to move out of our current living situation. I came across U.S.VETS by accident. I was given a list of phone numbers to call to try and find help with housing, and just happened to call U.S.VETS. I was put through to the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) department, […]

  • Veterans Day at U.S.VETS – Houston

    Award-winning barbecue team “It’s the Pits Cookers” came out to U.S.VETS – Houston to cook up some delicious grub for our veterans! Check out the photo gallery:

  • U.S.VETS – Houston Opens Brand New Kitchen

    U.S.VETS – Houston has completed construction on a brand new kitchen! This new facility will allow veterans at the Houston facility to enjoy healthy, freshly-prepared meals, as well as provide employment opportunities. With the recent opening of 200 additional beds at U.S.VETS – Houston, the kitchen is needed more than ever. Demolition began in January, and The Houston ABC News affiliate came out to tour the new kitchen and talk to some of the residents and staff of U.S.VETS – Houston: A big thank you to the Houston Construction Industry Auto Show for donating the proceeds of the annual auto show towards the building of the kitchen, as well as to Gordon Clunn, D.E. Harvey Builders and Gensler for their generosity and support. Please enjoy these great before-and-after pictures of the new kitchen!

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U.S.VETS - Houston 5K
May 17, 2014 – All Day

Directory

Mailing Address:
4640 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
832.203.1626

Tom Mitchell

 

 

 

 

 

Tom Mitchell, M.A.
Executive Director (bio)

Veterans Seeking Housing
Service Center
713.229.8122

Veterans Seeking Employment Assistance
Kory Owens
713.797.2914
kowens@usvetsinc.org

Veterans Seeking Other Services
Service Center
713.229.8122

Volunteer Opportunities
Jennifer Austin
832.390.3439
jaustin@usvetsinc.org

In-Kind of Goods Donations
Oscar Gonzalez
832.390.3562
ogonzalez@usvetsinc.org

Advisory Council

Randolph Bresnik
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center

Lee Cisneros
Gensler

Jerrod Clynn
Clunn Acoustical systems

Denis Debakey
DeBakey Financial Resources

John Denson
Denson and Tang Law

John Dickerson
JD Tax Attorney

Michael Foreman
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center

Greg Gibson
Austin Travis County Integral Care

Allen Grundy
UH-Vet Services

Alison Kuttler
Gensler

Parke Patterson
Developer

Matthew Pyle
Energy Consultant

Gary Robinson
Rolling Thunder TX2

Don Rose
C-AIR-S Mechanical, Inc.

Neal Salerno
Wyman Gordon

Jonathan Sandys
International Churchill Foundation

John Stanford Jr.
Panjo Investments

Herve Wilczynski
Schlumberger Business Consulting

Dori Wind
County Attorney’s Office

Phil Winterton
SW Furniture Surplus