AUSTIN The Texas Health and Human Services Commission announced recently it is awarding $10 million in grant funds to 20 organizations across the state for phase three of the state’s Texas Veterans + Family Alliance grant program.
One of those will serve the Permian Basin area.
The grants help expand and coordinate access to mental health and supportive services for veterans and their families. Examples of services include face-to-face counseling and tele-counseling in rural communities, continuity of care services to help veterans transition from military to civilian life, and transportation coordination to help veterans and families access mental health services.
The following organizations have been selected to receive funding and will begin providing services in the counties listed pending execution of contracts:
Family Endeavors will serve: Andrews, Armstrong, Bailey, Borden, Brewster, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Cochran, Coke, Collingsworth, Cottle, Crane, Crockett, Crosby, Culberson, Dallam, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Donley, Ector, El Paso, Fisher, Floyd, Foard, Garza, Glasscock, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hardeman, Hartley, Haskell, Hemphill, Hockley, Howard, Hudspeth, Hutchinson, Jeff Davis, Kent, King, Knox, Lamb, Lipscomb, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Moore, Motley, Nolan, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Pecos, Potter, Presidio, Randall, Reagan, Roberts, Scurry, Sherman, Sterling, Stonewall, Swisher, Taylor, Terrell, Terry, Upton, Ward, Wheeler, Winkler and Yoakum counties.