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State and Community Programs and Services

Hispanic Active Relationships Project (H.A.R.P.)

H.A.R.P. is one of 125 Marriage Education grants awarded by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Administration for Children and Families. The grant enables H.A.R.P. to help Families in Cameron County, Texas strengthen existing marriages, prepare for marriage, or help those who are not married and who have children together establish stable co-parenting relationships for their children. H.A.R.P. offers the Active Military Life and Resiliency Skills program for military personnel during their careers of service, with or without partners. H.A.R.P. has also opened its doors to assist the military community throughout Cameron County by linking local services to the military and their families, especially during deployments. For more information contact H.A.R.P. directly at 956-544-7165 or visit H.A.R.P..

Houston Returning Veterans Initiative

The Returning Veterans Initiative, a City of Houston and Harris County, TX partnerships, helps ease the transition home for thousands of Houston area veterans. A service directory, Aca,!A"Navigating the Road to Services for Returning Veterans,Aca,!A? lists hundreds of governmental, non-profit, and faith-based organizations that provide financial, legal, and education, housing, transportation, employment, and healthcare assistance. For more information call (832) 393-0992 or visit www.houstontx.gov/vetaffairs.

Operation Finally Home

A non-profit program established in 2005 by the Bay Area Builders Association and builder Dan Wallrath to provide custom homes to wounded and disabled veterans and widows of the fallen heroes in a effort to get their lives back on track. For more information visit www.bridgestexas.com/finally-home.

Partners Across Texas

Partners Across Texas is a collaborative effort between government agencies and private organizations and businesses that are serving and supporting the military, their families and their communities. It is a collaborative effort of local, state, and federal organizations focused on making it easier for military members and their families to find help. For more information call (800) 273-8255 (veterans press "1") or visit www.texvet.com.

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation

The Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation provides emergency financial assistance to Texas National Guard Service Members and their Families. For more information visit www.txngfoundation.org.

United We Serve

United We Serve is a faith-based organization that adopts Soldiers and their Families during the deployment cycle. United We Serve provides a wide variety of practical, hands-on support and resources for Soldiers and their Families and also creates a broader community awareness of Military Family challenges and sacrifices. For more information visit www.unitedweservemil.org.