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FEDERAL RESOURCES

The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program

701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Ste 131, Washington, D.C. 20004

202-628-8164; Toll Free: 888-838-7727; Fax: 202-628-8169

Email: mail@vetsprobono.org

www.vetsprobono.org

 

CITY RESOURCES

Houston Bar Association

1001 Fannin, Suite 1300

Houston, TX 77002

713-759-1133, Fax 713-759-1710

www.hba.org

Legal advice clinics for veterans

 Michael A. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Every Friday, from 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

 DeGeorge at Union Station - first Tuesday of each month, from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 US Vets at Midtown Terrace - third Thursday of each month, from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

 

Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program

712 Main Street, Suite 2700, Houston, Texas 77002

713-228-0735; Fax: 713-228-5826

Email: info@hvlp.org www.hvlp.org

Eligibility: http://www.hvlp.org/clients/Eligibility_Calc.aspx

Services: Free legal clinic for veterans conducted on the fourth Friday of every month at the Michael E. DeBakey

VA Medical Center.

Contact: 713-228-0732

 

Lone Star Legal Aid

1415 Fannin Street

Houston, TX 77002

1-800-733-8394 Intake, Fax 713-652-2709 (

www.lonestarlegal.org/

 

Veterans Rights Initiative

Lone Star Legal Aid is committed to honoring Texas veterans and service members by prioritizing their unique civil

legal needs through our region-wide initiative. This initiative engages Lone Star Legal Aid staff, community partners

and pro bono attorneys to honor veterans and service members by providing free legal advice, advocacy and

education regarding their rights and protections. The program focuses on helping veterans, service members and

their families understand state and federal resources and protections available to them.

Contact: Rebekah D. Mason, Staff Attorney, Veteran's Rights, 713-652-0077 Ext. 1167

 

NONPROFIT RESOURCES

Cathedral Justice Project

1212 Prairie Street

Houston, TX 77002

713-220-9780; 281-764-7070 Fax

Hours: By Appointment Only

Eligibility: Pro bono legal assistance to the homeless and poor citizens of Houston

Explanation of Benefits: Applicants may attend one of our scheduled legal clinics held at homeless facilities in the

Houston area. At these clinics our attorneys will assess legal needs, provide advice, and offer representation for

qualifying matters. Call the office for information about legal clinic locations and times, or to arrange an

appointment.

 

.Worklife Institute

1900 Saint James Place, Suite 880

Houston, TX 77056

713-963-9456; 713-266-0845 Fax

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 7 pm and Saturdays by appointment.

Eligibility: OEF/OIF Veterans and Families

Explanation of Benefits: Worklife Institute's OEF/OIF Reentry and Worklife Transition program offers services, free

of charge, to OEF/OIF Veterans and their families.

Services: Career Transition, Family and Personal Counseling, and Legal Consultation and Referral. The program

also provides various Seminars and Workshops such as Work Orientation and Parenting Seminars. The Institute

resource center offers hospitality, a library, meeting facilities, computers and other office equipment for its clients.

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