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

  • Bastrop

  • Caldwell

  • Hays

  • Travis

  • Williamson

Gulf Coast Region (Houston)

  • Austin

  • Brazoria

  • Chambers

  • Colorado

  • Fort Bend

  • Galveston

  • Harris

  • Liberty

  • Matagorda

  • Montgomery

  • Walker

  • Waller

  • Wharton

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.