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Serving veterans and their families

The mission of Easter Seals Veterans Program is to assist veterans and their families with building the lives they want after they finish their military service.  Our veterans' team wants to help veterans and their families meet the needs they have to foster stability, wellness, and growth.

 

Program details:

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  • Veterans will need to provide a copy of her/his DD214 or related documentation indicating military service. All discharge types accepted. 

 

  • Services can be provided over the phone, in person, or by video conferencing. 

 

  • Individual, Child, Couples, Family and Group therapy available. 

 

  • Evidence-based therapies offered include: Accelerated Resolution Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Prolonged Exposure. 

 

  • Our goal is to provide an easy point of entry for veterans and their families who are in search of resources or therapy. 

 

Meet our Program Coordinator, Dr. Cristy Gamez:

Dr. Gamez is a licensed psychologist who has worked with Veterans for over 15 years in inpatient and outpatient settings, in groups and individually, assisting them to create the lives they want to live by using their strengths to reach their goals.

 

Contact Dr. Gamez, Program Coordinator, Easter Seals
Veterans Program
713.838.9050, ext. 371
cgamez@eastersealshouston.org

 

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Serving veterans and their families

We offer veterans the oppertunity to be trained with and receive a service dog. A service dog can improve a veteran’s quality of life and help him or her live more independently.

 

To be eligible the veteran must:

  • Be able to participate in training. Must have transportation and ability to be work with the trainer.
  • Be financially capable of maintaining care after the training is over, i.e., feed the dog and take the dog to veterinarian visits.

 

Contact Jennifer Wright
Veterans Service Dog Program
281-904-1098 
jcwright@eastersealshouston.org

 

Thank you to our generous sponsor: 

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Texas Veterans + Family Alliance

Mental health services for veterans and their families

Easter Seals Greater Houston and its collaborative partners have been chosen as recipients of the Texas Veterans + Family Alliance grant program from Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Houston, which has the 2nd highest population of veterans in the U.S., will have some critically needed funding for mental health services to reach veterans as well as their families. The project will include system level change/outreach and direct services to veterans and their families through counseling, case management, technology, telemedicine, and other supports that will increase access to mental health services. Learn more.

Easter Seals of Greater Houston, Inc.
4888 Loop Central Drive, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77081 | Ph: 713.838.9050 | Fax: 713.838.9098  
Easter Seals Greater Houston is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
*Clients are rendered services without distinction due to race, color, national origin, religion, sex or disability. 

 

 

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