Women Veterans Basic Financial Needs Assistance Program - Eligibility and Requirements

ELIGIBILITY

To qualify for assistance, applicants:

1. Must be a woman Veteran

2. Must currently reside in one of the following 15 counties in Texas:

Alamo Region (San Antonio)

  • Bexar

  • Comal

  • Guadalupe

Gulf Coast Region (Houston)

  • Brazoria

  • Fort Bend

  • Galveston

  • Harris

  • Liberty

  • Montgomery

  • Waller

 

Central Texas (Austin)

  • Bastrop

  • Caldwell

  • Hays

  • Travis

  • Williamson

 

Woman Veteran dependents can also be covered by financial assistance.  A dependent is defined as:
 

  • A current spouse

    OR

     

  • An unmarried child (biological, legally adopted, or step child), either:
     

    • Under the age of 18
       

    • Between the ages of 18 and 23 and attending school
       

    • A child who was permanently and totally disabled before the age of 18

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Steps to submit a complete financial assistance application:

  • Create a profile with us (you only have to do this once)

     

  • Submit the Online Financial Assistance Application Form, which asks for:

     

    • Scanned copy of DD-214 Form, or equivalent proof of service

       

    • Scanned copies of overdue bills, mortgage, rent, and/or car insurance.
      All bills must be under the woman Veteran applicant's name -- bills under a different person's name (i.e., spouse) do not apply for assistance.


       

    • (For rental assistance only) Scanned copy of W-9 Form of landlord

       

    • (For dependents) Scanned copy of each dependent's birth certificate / adoption certificate



Please Note: All document copies must be scanned and in PDF format.
 

Pictures of documents (i.e., pictures taken with a phone) will not be accepted, even if they are in PDF format.

OUR MISSION

The mission of Grace After Fire is to provide the means for women Veterans to gain knowledge, insight and self-renewal.

 

We strive to bring back the sisterhood we shared while in the military, after we take the uniform off.

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