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This page lists a range of local resources that may be of assistance to you and your family. The resources are organized into the following categories:

Medical Services

The Consult Appointment Management Office (CAMO)

Tel: 210-916-9900; 800-443-2262
Location: SAMMC

Assistance with all medical appointments including routine, referral, and specialists.

The Consult Appointment Management Office (CAMO)

Tricare Beneficiary Counseling and Assistance Coordinator (BCAC)

Tel: 210-808-2726 (Lynda Guzman); 210-808-2725 (Maria Guerrero); 210-808-2729 (Recie Floyd-Miller); 210-808-2251 (Monica Rendon); 210-916-9624 (Joel Varela); 210-808-3532 (Daniel Garcia); 210-808-2250 (Jose Santiago)
Website: www.tricareonline.com

Offers assistance in navigating personal TRICARE programs

Tricare Beneficiary Counseling and Assistance Coordinator (BCAC)

Brooke Army Medical Center

Tel: 210-916-4141 (Hospital Operator); 210-916-9900 (Appointments)
Website: www.SAMMC.amedd.army.mil

Specific clinic locations available online

Brooke Army Medical Center

Emergency Room

Tel: 210-916-4979/0808
Location: SAMMC- Emergency entrance of the hospital

Emergency hospital services

Emergency Room

Fort Sam Houston (FSH) McWethy Troop Medical Clinic

Tel: 210-916-9900 (Appointments)
Location: SAMMC- 3051 Garden Ave., Bldg. 1279 Fort Sam Houston

  • Primary care for active duty soldiers
  • Healthcare services for acute and chronic illnesses
  • Preventative medicine
  • Specialty consultation and referral
Must be active-duty and enrolled to a Primary Care Manager to schedule an appointment

Fort Sam Houston (FSH) McWethy Troop Medical Clinic

Community Clinic

Tel: 210-821-5522
Location: 210 W. Olmos Drive, San Antonio, TX 78212
Website: www.thecommunityclinic.org

  • Primary care clinic; outpatient services; nurse and physician on-site
  • Prevention counseling and education
  • Anonymous/confidential HIV/STD testing
  • Hepatitis B vaccine-children (free), TB testing
  • Pregnancy testing
  • On-site laboratory diagnosis (limited)
  • Substance use intervention
  • Legal services

Community Clinic

Methodist Speciality and Transplant Hospital

Tel: 210-575-8110
Location: 8026 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229
Website: www.sahealth.com

  • Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services
  • Sexual assault response, counseling, and advocacy
  • Emergency psychiatric services

Methodist Speciality and Transplant Hospital

Nix Speciality Health Center

Tel: 210-579-3800
Location: 4330 Vance Jackson Rd., San Antonio, TX 78230
Website: www.nixhealth.com

  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Inpatient behavioral health
  • Psychiatry
  • Sports medicine
  • Allergy & immunology

Nix Speciality Health Center

San Antonio Metropolitan Health District

Tel: 210-207-8780
Location: 332 W. Commerce, San Antonio, TX 78205
Website: www.sanantonio.gov/health

  • Preventive health services
  • Clinical services
  • Dental Services
  • WIC
  • HIV/STD counseling, testing, and treatment
  • Immunizations
  • Health Start – prenatal & postnatal care
Dial 3-1-1 to learn about additional city services

San Antonio Metropolitan Health District

Southwest General Hospital

Tel: 210-921-2000
Location: 700 Barlite Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78224
Website: www.swgeneralhospital.com

Provides general and emergency hospital services.

Southwest General Hospital

TRICARE Warrior Navigation and Assistance

Tel: 888-4GO-WNAP (446-9627)
Website: www.humana-military.com/wnap

  • WNAP offers wounded warrior and their family members guidance in navigating military medical systems, as well as provides information and referrals for a range of needs

Examples of services:

  • Medical billing and claims resolution
  • Navigating TRICARE, Medicare and Veterans health care systems
  • Assistance in locating specialized medical equipment
  • Connecting with resources to meet basic needs (food, shelter, transportation)
  • Assistance with transitional care when relocating
  • Linking with behavioral health resources

TRICARE Warrior Navigation and Assistance

University Health System

Tel: 210-358-4000
Location: 4502 Medical Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229
Website: www.universityhealthsystem.com

  • General and emergency hospital services
  • Clinics & Family Health Centers – see website for locations

University Health System

Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital

Tel: 210-616-0100
Location: 5101 Medical Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229
Website: www.warmsprings.org

  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapy
  • Comprehensive wound care
  • Designated Veterans Center of Excellence

Rehabilitation services address:

  • Amputation
  • Brain injury
  • Complex medical
  • Major joint/orthopedic
  • Pain
  • Pediatrics
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Pulmonary
  • Movement disorders

Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital

Child Healthcare Services

Family Medicine Service (FMS)

Tel: 210-916-3000
Location: SAMMC- Corner of Schofield Road and Garden Avenue, 2nd Floor, Bldg. 1179

  • Health care for active duty, adult and pediatric TRICARE Prime and TRICARE PLUS enrollees; Warrior in Transition; and other beneficiaries

Scope of comprehensive services includes:

  • Readiness care
  • Chronic and acute illness care
  • Preventive health maintenance
  • Health promotion and wellness
  • Education and counseling
  • Specialty consultation and referral

Family Medicine Service (FMS)

Child and Adolescent Psychology Service

Tel: 210-916-3553; DSN 429-3553
Location: SAMMC- located in the Pediatrics hallway

  • Primary care services for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries aged 0-26
  • Pediatric Primary Care serves children ages 0-12
  • Behavioral health services provided through the Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Clinic

Child and Adolescent Psychology Service

Department of Pediatrics

Tel: Appointments through CAMO: 210-916-9900; 210-916-0707; DSN: 429-1740
Location: 1st Floor, Consolidated Towers (SAMMC Outpatient Clinic)

  • 3 outpatient clinics
  • Adolescent Clinic
  • Newborn nursery care
  • Genetic counseling
  • Cardiology
  • Developmental pediatrics
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Neurology

Department of Pediatrics

Clarity Child Guidance Center

Tel: General: 210-616-0300; Emergency: 210-582-6412
Location: 8535 Tom Slick Rd., San Antonio, TX 78229
Website: www.claritycgc.org

  • An acute child and residential program for children with mental health needs
  • Mental health services
  • Drug abuse counseling
  • Employment service counseling for children and their families
  • Testing for ADHD on sliding scale
  • Provides connection to satellite programs that include outpatient counseling and a support group for children of military.

Outpatient services include:

  • Psychological testing
  • Psychiatric evaluations
Individual, group, and family counseling

Clarity Child Guidance Center

The Center for Health Care Services

Tel: 210-731-1300
Location: 3031 1H 10 West, San Antonio, TX 78201
Website: www.chcsbc.org

Adolescent behavioral and mental health assessment and counseling

The Center for Health Care Services

Methodist Children’s Hospital

Tel: 210-575-7000; 210-226-8773 (Call-A-Nurse)
Location: 7700 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229

  • Children’s emergency services
  • Pediatric and newborn ICUs
  • Pediatric outpatient clinics
  • Pediatric surgery and neurosurgery
  • Children’s Heart Institute
  • Call-A-Nurse program (free service for non-emergency health concerns)

Methodist Children’s Hospital

Metro Health

Website: www.sanantonio.gov/health/

Salinas Clinic
Tel: WIC: 210-207-4700; Dental: 210-436-0098; UHS Clinics: 210-644-8500
Location: 630 S. General McMullen, San Antonio, TX 78237

Naco-Perrin Clinic
Tel: WIC: 210-207-4742; UHS Clinic: 210-644-8900
Location: 4020 Naco-Perrin Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78217

  • Dental services
  • Healthy Start program
  • Immunizations
  • Families Preventing Diabetes
  • STD/HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and counseling
  • Non-emergency special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
* See website for additional locations

Metro Health

University Health System Pediatric Services

Tel: 210-358-1575
Location: 4502 Medical Drive, 9th Floor, San Antonio, TX 78229
Website: www.universityhealthsystem.com/pediatrics

  • Pediatric ICU
13 Outpatient clinics (see website for locations)

University Health System Pediatric Services

Mental Health Services

Child and Adolescent Psychology Service

Tel: 301-295-0500
Location: WRNMMC - America Building, Building 19, 6th Floor

  • Consultation
  • Assessment, evaluation
  • Medication management
  • Individual and group therapies
  • Stress and anger management
  • Community and work interventions
  • Walk-in and emergency evaluations for TRICARE beneficiaries

Child and Adolescent Psychology Service

Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas

Tel: 210-736-4847

Location: 205 W. Olmos Drive, San Antonio, TX 78212

Website: www.cbcst.org

  • Helps children and families grieve the death of a loved one
  • Provides grief counseling services and grief groups
  • Provides community outreach and training
  • Provides crisis services

Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas

FSH Troop Medical Clinic

Tel: 210-808-2534; DSN 429-4094/2534
Location: SAMMC- 3100 Schofield Rd., Bldg. 1179R, Fort Sam Houston

Family practice clinic

FSH Troop Medical Clinic

Family Changes Play Therapy Center

Tel: 210-202-1999
Location: 28580 IH 10 West, Suite # 4, Boerne, TX 78006

Website: http://www.familychangesplaytherapy.com/

  • Counseling center for children, adolescents, and families
  • Uses multidimensional approach combining client-centered psychotherapy with expressive arts
  • Play Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Sand Play Therapy
  • Family Counseling
  • Grief and Loss Relational Counseling
  • Work and Career issues
  • Stress Management using yoga and meditation
  • Therapy for Depression and Anxiety
  • Couples Counseling

Family Changes Play Therapy Center 

Military Family Life Consultants

Tel: 210-376-7824; 210-792-8825
Location: SAMMC
                                

Provides clinical services to families without maintaining a paper trail

Military Family Life Consultants

Neuropsychology Service

Tel: 210-539-9580; DSN 389-9580
Location: SAMMC- 4178 Petroleum Drive, Bldg 3528R, Fort Sam Houston

  • Outpatient treatment and consultation related to the management of psychological issues associated with medical care and disease management.

Examples of scope-of-service include:

  • Coping with chronic illnesses (cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Rehabilitative counseling
  • Psychological pain management
  • Modification of health risk behaviors

Neuropsychology Service

Department of Social Work

Tel: 210-539-9580
Location: SAMMC- 4178 Petroleum Drive, Bldg. 3528, Fort Sam Houston

  • Provides comprehensive social services to patients and their families
  • Evaluates psychosocial and financial factors which affect health status
  • Assistance in integrating psychosocial considerations with medical needs
  • Assistance in networking with local military medical treatment facilities and the civilian community to assist with services
  • Provides consultations, individual and group counseling, follow-up, and referral services to eligible beneficiaries
  • Walk in or by appointment with or without provider referral

Department of Social Work

Warrior Clinic

Tel: 210-539-9589/9567
Location: SAMMC- 4178 Petroleum Drive, Bldg. 3528, Fort Sam Houston

  • Part of the Department of Behavioral Medicine
  • Provides outpatient mental and behavioral health services

Warrior Clinic

The Center for Health Care Services

Tel: 210-731-1300
Location: 3031 IH 10 West, San Antonio, TX 78201
Website: www.chcsbc.org

  • Mental health services
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Crisis care management

The Center for Health Care Services

Clarity Child Guidance Center

Tel: General: 210-616-0300; Emergency: 210-582-6412
Location: 8535 Tom Slick Rd., San Antonio, TX 78229
Website: www.claritycgc.org

  • An acute child and residential program for children with mental health needs
  • Mental health services
  • Drug abuse counseling
  • Employment service counseling for children and their families
  • Testing for ADHD on sliding scale
  • Provides connection to satellite programs that include outpatient counseling and a support group for children of military

Outpatient services include:

  • Psychological testing
  • Psychiatric evaluations
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Clarity Child Guidance Center

Family Life Center

Tel: 210-436-3011
Location: St. Mary’s University- 251 W. Ligustrum Drive, San Antonio, TX 78228
Website: www.stmarytx.edu/grad/counseling/?go=flc

  • Marriage and family counseling
  • Neurofeedback on a sliding scale to help with ADHD and Autism

Family Life Center

Family Services Association of San Antonio

Tel: 210-299-2400
Location: 702 San Pedro Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78212
Website: www.family-service.org

  • Pastoral counseling
  • Parenting education
  • Individual, family, marital/couple, and group counseling services to help heal effects of abuse and neglect
  • Neutral and safe settings for kids and parents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Program guiding at-risk youth in the school system

Family Services Association of San Antonio

Give an Hour

Location: P.O. Box 5918, Bethesda, MD 20824
Website: www.giveanhour.org

  • National network of mental health provider volunteers
  • Counseling available for children, adults, couples, and families
  • Licensed mental health professionals offer services free of charge to OEF/OIF veterans (up to one hour per week)

Issues addressed include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Substance abuse
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Sexual health and intimacy
  • Loss and grieving

Give an Hour

Laurel Ridge Treatment Center

Tel: 210-491-9400; 800-624-7975
Location: 17720 Corporate Woods Dr., San Antonio, TX 78259
Website: www.laurelridgetc.com

  • Inpatient psychiatric and substance abuse services for children and adults
  • Day treatment/partial hospitalization programs (ages 8-adult)
  • Intensive adult outpatient services
  • Active duty military-specific inpatient and partial hospitalization services

Military-specific services address:

  • PTSD
  • Substance abuse
  • Complex trauma
  • Co-occurring diagnoses
  • Safety planning

Laurel Ridge Treatment Center

Military One Source

Tel: 800-342-9647
Website: www.militaryonesource.com

  • Personal consultations available at no cost 24/7
  • Deployment support
  • Counseling available online, by phone, or in-person

Short-term counseling addresses issues such as:

  • Improving relationships
  • Stress management
  • Marital problems
  • Parenting concerns
  • Grief and loss

Military One Source

Our Lady of the Lake Community Counseling Services

Tel: 210-434-1054
Location: Holy Cross Center Family Health Pavilion, 590 N. General McMullen Drive Suite 3, San Antonio, TX 78228

  • Individual, family, and marital counseling on a sliding fee scale
  • Psychological testing

Our Lady of the Lake Community Counseling Services

Social Support Services

Catholic Charities

Tel: 210-226-6178 (Esther)
Location: 202 W. French Place, San Antonio, TX 78212
Website: www.ccaosa.org

  • Parenting classes and guidance
  • Individual and family counseling
  • Military Family Relief Project

Catholic Charities

Family Services Association of San Antonio

Tel: 210-299-2400
Location: 702 San Pedro Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78212
Website: www.family-service.org

  • Pastoral counseling
  • Parenting education
  • Child care fee assistance
  • Childcare resource and referral
  • Individual, family, marital/couple, and group counseling services to help heal effects of abuse and neglect
  • Neutral and safe settings for kids and parents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Program guiding at-risk youth in the school system

Family Services Association of San Antonio

Hope for the Warriors

Tel: 877-246-7349
Location: 5101C Backlick Road, Suite 200, Annandale, VA 22003
Website: www.hopeforthewarriors.org

  • Reintegration and career mentoring and guidance
  • Education scholarships for spouses/caregivers
  • Financial assistance in meeting immediate family needs
  • Couples and family retreats
  • Warriors Wish Program
Adaptive recreational activities for wounded warriors

Hope for the Warriors

Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR)

Tel: 210-295-0286
Location: SAMMC- Fort Sam Houston Community Center, Bldg. 1395
Website: www.fortsammwr.com

Offers a range of services for service members and their families including:

  • Information and referral services
  • Employment and financial readiness programs
  • Youth activities and services
  • Military Family Life Consultants
  • Recreation
  • Sports and fitness
  • Special events

Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR)

Open T.R.A.I.L. Ranch

Tel: 210-367-8248
Location: 28710 Boerne Stage Road, Boerne, TX
Website: www.opentrailranch.org

Offers rehabilitaiton activities for children and adults with special needs, including:

  • Therapeutic Riding Actively Improving Lives (TRAIL)
  • Equine facilitated psychotherapy and learning
  • Improve self-confidence and self-esteem

Open TRAIL Ranch

Operation Comfort

Tel: 210-826-0500
Location: 4900 Broadway St, Suite 400, San Antonio, TX 78209
Website: www.operationcomfort.org

  • High skilled athletics for amputees including ice hockey, surfing, cycling
  • Financial support
  • Service member and spouse activities

Operation Comfort

Operation Homefront – Texas

Tel: 800-779-5921; 210-659-8039
Location: 10157 IH 35 North, Suite A, San Antonio, TX 78233
Website: www.operationhomefront.net

  • Food assistance
  • Auto repair
  • Moving assistance
  • Vision care
  • Homefront celebrations        
  • Operation Homefront Villages
  • Financial assistance
  • Child and dependent care
  • Travel and transportation
  • Home repair
  • Essential home items
  • Morale holiday programs
  • Community events
  • Wounded Warrior Wives

Operation Homefront – Texas

Project MEND

Tel: 210-223-6363
Location: 5727 IH 10 West, San Antonio, TX 78201
Website: www.projectmend.org

  • Supplies refurbished durable medical  equipment to low-income people with disabilities
  • Financial assistance toward the purchase of assistive technologies

Equipment and devices available include:

  • Electric hospital beds
  • Crutches/canes/quad canes
  • Shower chairs
  • Manual wheelchairs
  • Communication equipment
  • Transportation assistance
  • Sensory enhancements

Project MEND

Service Dog Express

Location: San Antonio, TX
Website: www.servicedogexpress.com/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/servicedogexpress

Offers a range of services for service members and their families including:

  • Training of service dogs for wounded warriors and veterans with PTSD
  • Training of service dogs for civilians with disabilities, such as PTSD, anxiety, depresison, autism, epilepsy
  • Assess client's specific needs
  • Assess dogs for capability functioning as service dog
  • Conduct in-home training
  • Conduct training in public
  • Provide referrals to dogs previously assessed for suitability as service dog

Service Dog Express

Soldier and Family Assistance Center (SFAC)

Tel: 210-916-7322; DSN: 429-7322
Location: SAMMC- 3931 Okubo Barracks, Fort Sam Houston

  • A one-stop location for Warriors in Transition (WT), their families, and surviving spouses
  • Outreach services
  • One-on-one personalized service for filing disability
  • Financial service assistance
  • Legal services
  • Finance and accounting services
  • Child and youth services
  • Employment assistance

Soldier and Family Assistance Center (SFAC)

San Antonio Coalition for Veterans

Tel: 210-347-1597
Website: www.sacv.org

  • 1-on-1 Veteran Assistance Program
  • Database of veteran service providers offering resources and services

San Antonio Coalition for Veterans

San Antonio Vet Centers

Tel: 210-650-0422

NE Vet Center
Tel: 210-688-0606
Location: 9504 IH 35 N., Suite 214 and 219, San Antonio, TX 78233

San Antonio NW Vet Center
Location: 9910 W. Loop 1604 N, Suite 126, San Antonio, TX 78254

  • Individual and group counseling for veterans and their families
  • Family counseling for military-related issues
  • Bereavement counseling for families who experience an active-duty death
  • Military sexual trauma counseling and referral
  • Substance abuse assessment and referral
  • Employment assessment and referral
  • VBA benefits explanation and referral
  • Screening and referral for medical issues including TBI and depression

San Antonio Vet Centers

TRICARE Warrior Navigation and Assistance

Tel: 888-4GO-WNAP (446-9627)
Website: www.humana-military.com/wnap

  • WNAP offers wounded warrior and their family members guidance in navigating military medical systems, as well as provides information and referrals for a range of needs

Examples of services:

  • Medical billing and claims resolution
  • Navigating TRICARE, Medicare and Veterans health care systems
  • Assistance in locating specialized medical equipment
  • Connecting with resources to meet basic needs (food, shelter, transportation)
  • Assistance with transitional care when relocating
  • Linking with behavioral health resources

TRICARE Warrior Navigation and Assistance

United Way of San Antonio

Tel: 2-1-1; 210-352-7000
Location: The Briscoe Center, 700 South Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78210
Website: www.unitedwaysatx.org/get-help

Access to a wide range of community services including:

  • Health care
  • Housing and/or utilities payment
  • Income support
  • Legal, consumer, and public safety
  • Substance abuse
  • Domestic violence
Free, confidential services available 24/7

United Way of San Antonio

VA Caregiver Support

Tel: Caregiver support line: 855-260-3274
Website: www.caregiver.va.gov

  • Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) Centers in various regions throughout the U.S.
  • Home-based primary care
  • Skilled home care
  • Homemaker and home health aide program
  • Home telehealth
  • Respite care
  • Home hospice care
  • Counseling
  • Monthly stipends
  • Assistance with travel expenses
  • VA Caregiver training

VA Caregiver Support

Warrior Family Support Center

Tel: 210-916-8367 (Receptionist); 210-241-0811 (Program Manager)
Location: SAMMC- Bldg. 3628, Rawley E. Chambers Rd.

WFSC staff are available to assist wounded service members and their families in locating and accessing local on- and off-post resources

Warrior Family Support Center

Childcare and Education

Child, Youth, and School Services (CYSS)

Tel: 210-221-4871
Location: SAMMC- Parent Central, 2010 Stanley Road, Bldg. 2797

  • Provides all registration services for Child, Youth, and School Services including Sports and Family Child Care (FCC) homes
  • Manages all Warrior Transition (WT) child care issues
Offers apprenticeship program for teens ages 15–18

Child, Youth, and School Services (CYSS)

Child Development Center

Tel: 210-221-4058/5002; DSN: 312-471-4058/5002
Location: SAMMC- 2490 Funston Road, Bldg. 2530

  • Care for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years
  • Care can be provided hourly and full time if space permits

Child Development Center

School Liaison Office

Tel: 210-221-2214; DSN: 312-471-2214
Location: SAMMC- Roadrunner Community Center, 2010 Stanley Road, Bldg. 2797

  • Assistance to parents and youth who are transitioning between schools before and after a move
  • Assistance with registration
  • Information about local schools, policies, procedures, and home schooling
  • Mentoring program
*There are 20 independent school districts in San Antonio.  Please contact the School Liaison Office for a list of all school districts in San Antonio and outlying areas.

School Liaison Office

Café College

Tel: 210-207-4528
Location: 131 El Paso Street, San Antonio, TX 78204
Website: www.cafecollege.org

  • Serves middle school through high school age children
  • College admission assistance
  • Financial aid guidance
  • Career exploration
  • College applications
  • Advising
  • SAT and ACT preparation

Café College

Head Start

Tel: 210-206-5500
Location: 1227 Brady Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78207
Website: www.saheadstart.org

Safe educational and support services including:

  • Individualized tutoring
  • Readiness skills training
  • Culturally diverse activities

Educational activities for children with disabilities:

  • Screenings and ongoing assessments
  • Individualized activities
  • Coordination with school districts
  • Parent advocacy and training

Family Support Services:

  • Assistance with accessing community resources and services
  • Transportation available for children meeting eligibility criteria
  • Opportunities for parent engagement activities

Head Start

Our Military Kids

Tel: 866-691-6654
Website: www.ourmilitarykids.org

Provides grants for sports, fine arts, camps, and tutoring programs

Our Military Kids

The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)

Tel: 254-953-1923
Location: 909 Mountain Lion Circle, Harker Heights, TX 76548
Website: www.militarychild.org

  • Ensures educational opportunities for all military children affected by mobility, family separation, and transition

Programs include:

  • Art programs
  • Leadership programs
  • Scholarships
  • Student-to-student support network
  • Parent-to-parent support network

The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)

SitterCity

Tel: 1-888-748-2489
Location: 20 W. Kinzie St., Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60654
Website: www.sittercity.com/dod

DoD-funded program offers a free SitterCity membership to military families (Army, Navy, Marines, Airforce; Active Duty, Reserve, and Guard).  Membership benefits include:

  • Directory of care providers, including nannies, babysitters, senior care, pet sitters, housekeepers, and tutors
  • Complete background checks
  • Access to references and provider profiles
  • Reviews from other military parents
  • SitterCity partners with the Military Spouse Employment Partnership to assist military spouses in finding flexible, portable employment opportunities

SitterCity

Tutor.com

Website: www.tutor.com/military

  • Offers free online tutoring services to children of service members
  • See website for eligibility and application

Tutor.com

Home and Living Arrangements

Housing Service Office

Tel: 210-295-8519; 210-295-8569; 210-295-8539
Location: SAMMC- Bldg. 367

Provides current listings of off-post homes and apartments

Housing Service Office

ACS Relocation Assistance Program

Tel: 210-221-2705
Location: SAMMC- Bldg. 2797, 2010 Stanley Road, Ste. 95

  • Provides an automated Plan My Move program
  • Lending Closet provides assistance in obtaining household items during the 1st month after relocation
Offers a resource library, welcome packets, and orientation for newcomers

ACS Relocation Assistance Program

Fisher House

Tel: 210-916-6000 (Inge Godfrey)
Location: SAMMC- 3623 George C. Beach Rd., Fort Sam Houston
Website: www.fisherhouse.org

  • Provides housing for families of patients admitted for medical care at the medical center
  • HeroMiles Program provides airfare to enable families to visit injured or ill service members
  • Administers Scholarships for Military Children program

Fisher House

Automated Housing Network

Website: www.ahrn.com

  • Assistance for military members and their families in locating available housing at their duty station
  • Access to a network of off-base community rentals, on-base/privatized housing, military shared rentals, and temporary lodging accommodations

Automated Housing Network

Brooke Army Medical Center Housing

Website: www.brookearmymedicalcenterhousing.com

  • Provides military personnel the information necessary for a move to a new area
  • Housing information for both on-post/base and off-post/base

Brooke Army Medical Center Housing

Housing 1 Source

Tel: 877-832-8518
Location: 1023 Rittiman Road, Suite 102, San Antonio, TX 78218
Website: www.housing1source.com

  • Offers no-cost personal relocation assistance provided by retired service members or military family members
  • Housing location assistance
  • Job workshops
  • School/education options
  • Self-storage
  • Home insurance

Housing 1 Source

Neighborhood Housing Service of San Antonio

Tel: 210-533-6673
Location: 851 Steves Ave., San Antonio, TX 78210
Website: www.nhsofsa.org

  • Home Buyer Education Program
  • Counseling services
  • Mortgage Resource Center
  • Assistance for low- to middle-income families in purchasing homes

Neighborhood Housing Service of San Antonio

Work and Finance Services

Soldier and Family Assistance Center (SFAC)

Tel: 210-916-7322; DSN: 429-7322
Location: SAMMC- Financial Services/Texas Veterans Commission (TVC), 3931 Okubo Barracks

  • Counsels and advocates for personnel separating from the military under medical disability, completion of service, and retirement

One-on-one personalized employment services:

  • Targeted job information
  • Career counseling
  • Job referrals
  • Job placement

Soldier and Family Assistance Center (SFAC)

Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR)

Tel: 210-295-0286
Location: SAMMC- Sam Houston Community Center, Bldg. 1395
Website: www.fortsammwr.com

Offers a range of services for service members and their families including:

  • Information and referral services
  • Employment and financial readiness programs
  • Youth activities and services
  • Military Family Life Consultants
  • Recreation
  • Sports and fitness

Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR)

American Corporate Partners Nationwide Mentoring Program

Website: www.acp-usa.org

  • Connects veterans with corporate professionals for a yearlong mentoring program
  • Mentoring provided in the areas of career development, résumé-building, networking, and leadership skills
  • Large concentrations of mentors available in the Washington, DC area, as well as in other large metropolitan areas throughout the United States

American Corporate Partners Nationwide Mentoring Program

Consumer Credit Counseling

Tel: 210-979-4300
Location: 6851 Citizens Parkway, Suite 100, San Antonio, TX 78229
Website: www.cccssa.org

  • Consumer credit and money management and education
  • Debt-repayment services

Consumer Credit Counseling

Hire Heroes USA

Tel: 866-915-4376
Location: 100 North Point Center East, Suite 200, Alpharetta, GA 30022
Website: www.hireheroesusa.org

  • Assistance developing and refining resumes
  • Post-military career guidance
  • Online job board
  • Warrior Transition Assistance Workshops

Hire Heroes USA

Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund

Tel: 760-725-3680
Location: Wounded Warrior Center, Bldg. H49, Santa Margarita Rd., Camp Pendleton, CA 92055
Website: www.semperfifund.org

  • Provides immediate financial support for injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families
  • Service member and family support
  • Specialized & adaptive equipment
  • Adaptive housing
  • Adaptive transportation
  • Education and career transition assistance
  • Therapeutic arts and Team Semper Fi

Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund

PenFed Foundation

Location: 2930 Eisenhower Avenue, 6th Floor, Alexandria, VA 22314
Website: www.penfedfoundation.org

  • Provides financial literacy education and financial assistance to service members and their families
  • Military Heroes Fund provides emergency financial assistance to wounded service members and veterans
  • Dream Makers program offers grants to first-time homebuyers
  • Asset Recovery Kit offers emergency loans

PenFed Foundation

ProjectQuest, Inc.

Tel: 210-270-4690
Location: 301 S. Frio St., Suite 400, San Antonio, TX 78207
Website: www.questsa.org

  • Referrals to short-term job-training programs
  • Work and income support (utility assistance, food stamps, TANF)
  • Financial education services
  • Homeownership Assistance Program (First-time buyers as well as mortgage counseling)
  • Tax assistance

ProjectQuest, Inc.

USA Cares

Tel: 800-773-0387
Location: P.O. Box 759, Radcliff, KY 40159
Website: www.usacares.org

  • Provides financial assistance to service members, veterans, and military families to meet basic needs, mortgage, rent, utility, and car payments, and emergency expenses
  • Jobs for Vets programs offers financial assistance for job training and education, as well as employment counseling

USA Cares

Workforce Solutions Alamo Career Centers

Tel: 210-272-3260
Location: 115 E. Travis St. , Suite 220, San Antonio, TX 78205
Website: www.workforcesolutionsalamo.org

Free access to:

  • Current job listings and referrals to companies that are hiring
  • Computerized job banks
  • Workshops on resumé writing, interviewing techniques, and strategies in conducting successful job searches
  • Interest and aptitude testing
  • Information on education and training programs
  • Information on financial aid opportunities
  • Self-service resource rooms with computers, internet access, resumé writing software, telephones, copiers, printers, fax machines

Workforce Solutions Alamo Career Centers

Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation

Tel: 540-554-4550
Location: 33735 Snickersville Turnpike, Suite 201, P.O. Box 309, Bluemont, VA 20135
Website: www.woundedeodwarrior.org

Offers financial support to wounded EOD warriors and their families

Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation

Wounded Warrior Project

Tel: 904-296-7347; 888-997-2586 (WWP Resource Center)
Location: 4899 Belfort Rd, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256
Website: www.woundedwarriorproject.org

Provides a range of programs to meet the immediate and long-term recovery needs of wounded warriors and their families, including:

  • Family support retreats
  • Project Odyssey – Rehabilitative retreats
  • Warriors to Work website & support
  • Transition Training Academies
  • Peer mentoring

Wounded Warrior Project

Legal Services

The Fort Sam Houston Legal Assistance Office

Tel: 210-808-0169; DSN 420-0169
Location: SAMMC- 2271 Reynolds Road

Legal services focusing on:

  • Wills
  • Advance medical directives
  • Powers of attorney
  • Notary services
  • Dependent care issues
  • Adoption
  • Financial responsibility
  • Domestic relations
  • Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act
  • Casualty affairs 
  • Landlord-tenant
  • Veterans' reemployment rights
  • Consumer affairs
  • Taxes

The Fort Sam Houston Legal Assistance Office

Soldier and Family Assistance Center (SFAC) Staff Judge Advocate (SJA)/Paralegal

Tel: 210-916-7322; DSN: 429-7322
Location: SAMMC- 3931 Okubo Barracks, Fort Sam Houston

  • Legal assistance
  • Powers of attorney
  • Notary services
  • Wills and estates
  • Claims processing

Soldier and Family Assistance Center (SFAC) Staff Judge Advocate (SJA)/Paralegal

San Antonio Bar Association Community Justice Program

Tel: 210-212-3700; Toll Free: 1-866-988-9996

Free legal services and night court to low-income residents

San Antonio Bar Association Community Justice Program

Texas Veteran’s Legal Assistance Project

Tel: 1-800-622-2520
Website: www.tlsc.org/programs/vlap.asp

Legal assistance for low to moderate income Texan veterans as well as their spouses, dependents, and survivors in the areas of:

  • Civil legal matters
  • Family law
  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Consumer law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Probate
  • VA benefits

Texas Veteran’s Legal Assistance Project

Veterans Legal Clinic

Tel: 210-227-8822
Location: Audie L. Murphy Veterans Hospital, 7400 Merton Minter Street, San Antonio, TX 78229

Legal assistance provided to veterans in a wide variety of areas

Veterans Legal Clinic

Military-Specific Services

American Legion

Website: www.legion.org

Alamo, TX Post 2
Tel: 210-732-1891
Location: 3518 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, TX 78201

Sesquicentennial, TX Post 592
Tel: 210-590-1863
Location: 106 Lanark Drive, San Antonio, TX 78218

George Washington Carver, TX Post 800
Tel: 210-222-0230
Location: 3211 Martin Luther King Drive, San Antonio, TX 78220

Membership program services include:

  • Scholarships
  • Family support network
  • National emergency fund
*See website for additional Posts in San Antonio

American Legion

Military One Source

Tel: 800-342-9647
Website: www.militaryonesource.com

  • Personal consultations available at no cost 24/7
  • Counseling available online, by phone, or in-person
  • Financial guidance
  • Career guidance for military spouses
  • Relocation assistance
  • Assistance with locating childcare
  • Deployment support

Short-term counseling addresses issues such as:

  • Improving relationships
  • Stress management
  • Marital problems
  • Parenting concerns
  • Grief and loss

Military One Source

Military Order of the Purple Heart

Tel: 210-844-6501
Location: Alamo Chapter 1836, 5314 Pine View Drive, San Antonio, TX 78247
Website: www.purpleheart.org

Veteran assistance in processing veterans' claims for:

  • Compensation
  • Pension
  • Medical care
  • Education
  • Job training
  • Employment
  • Veterans preference
  • Housing
  • Death and burial benefits

Military Order of the Purple Heart

Northeast Lakeview College, Veterans Affairs

Tel: 210-486-5000

Location: 1201 Kitty Hawk Rd. Universal City, Student Commons Welcome Center STCM 300, Texas 78148
Website: www.alamo.edu/main.aspx?id=507

The Veteran's Affairs office helps assist all eligible veterans obtain financial assistance and information on Veterans Benefits while they attend Northeast Lakeview College. The college participates in educational programs provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Northeast Lakeview College

Northwest Vista College, Veterans Affairs

Tel: 210-486-4000

Location: 3535 N. Ellison Drive, Cypress Campus Center (CCC 110), San Antonio, Texas 78251
Website: www.alamo.edu/main.aspx?id=5989

The Veteran's Center is conducted on a walk-in basis. oIn order to avoid long waits, it is recommended you come in early to certify classes. All certifications are handled based on the order in which it was received. Once it has been processed, enrollment verification is submitted to the VA Regional Offiec in Muskogee, OK. 

 

Northwest Vista College

Paralyzed Veterans of America, Texas Chapter

Tel: 210-632-1263
Location: 2656 South Loop West, Ste. 130, Houston, TX 77054
Website: www.texaspva.org

  • Veteran and active service member assistance in applying for benefits
  • Access to sports and recreation programs for paralyzed service members and veterans

Paralyzed Veterans of America, Texas Chapter

Texas Veterans Commission County Service Officer: Ronald Craig Erickson

Tel: 210-335-6737
Location: 233 N. Pecos St., Suite 540, San Antonio, TX 78207
Website: www.tvc.state.tx.us

  • Claims representation and counseling
  • Veterans’ employment services
  • Veterans’ education program

Texas Veterans Commission County Service Officer: Ronald Craig Erickson

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Website: www.vfw.org

Post 76 Sam Houston Post
Tel: 210-223-4581
Location: 10 10th Street, San Antonio, TX 78215

Post 8111 Michael W Elben Post
Tel: 210-223-1070
Location: 335 Austin Road, San Antonio, TX 78209

Post 1533 Motor Transport Post
Tel: 210-826-0278
Location: 107 Elmhurst Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209

  • Benefits Delivery at Discharge (BDD) program
  • Assistance in understanding and accessing education benefits
  • Job assistance

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Local Emergency Numbers

Child Protective Services

Hotline: 800-252-5400 (24 hours)
Local office: 210-337-3334
Local office: 210-532-2873

Online reporting (non-emergency): www.txabusehotline.org

Child Protective Services

Police

SAMMC Duty Officer: 210-916-4141

San Antonio Police Non-Emergency #: 210-207-7473

Bexar County Non-Emergency #: 210-335-6000

Police

Domestic Violence

Battered Women’s Shelter: 210-733-8810

SAPD Crisis Response Team: 210-207-2141

(Sends out one officer and one counselor)

Domestic Violence

Psychiatric Emergency Numbers

SAMMC ER: 210-916-4979; 210-916-0808

SAMMC Psychiatry: 210-916-1600

UT Health Science Center – Department of Psychiatry Intake: 210-567-5555

SW General Hospital: 210-921-2000
(Offers partial hospitalization program/IOP)

San Antonio State Hospital: 210-531-7831; 210-531-8061

SAMMC Behavioral Health

Warrior Clinic: 210-539-9598; 210-539-9567

FSH Troop Medical Clinic: 210-808-2534

Child & Adolescent Psychology Services: 210-916-3553

Neuropsychology Services: 210-539-9550

Psychiatric Emergency Numbers

Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255

Tel: 800-273-8255, Press 1
Text: Text request for help to 838255
Website: www.veteranscrisisline.net

Offers support for veterans and their families members during times of crisis.

 

Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-4673

National Child Abuse Hotline: 800-422-4453