Services for Veterans

The Dog Alliance (Formerly Austin Dog Alliance)

Trained therapy dogs for veterans. Cost - Possibly free.

Contact Debbie Krakar. 512-335-7100.

Code VI Veteran Integration

Reintegration into the community and Re-establishment of bonds with other veterans; Pulling out of isolation. Offering a healthy, safe place to find identity and purpose.

Contact Jim Cochrun: 512-538-4522

Cpl. Chad Eric Oligschlaeger Foundation for PTSD

Advocacy for vets with PTSD

The Jonas Project

Helping vets start businesses, find jobs, start company website and find resources.


The Yellow Ribbon Program

Pays tuition and fees for public universities. Pays either tuition and fees or national maximum, whichever is lower, for private universities. See website for list of participating universities.

The Yellow Ribbon Program @ Southwestern University

The yellow ribbon program allows SWU to fund tuition expenses for vets that exceed the annual max. Paid through the Post 9/11 GI Bill. SWU can waive up to 50% of those expenses and the VA will match that amount.


Post 9/11 GI Bill

People who have served 90 days with or without a break after 9/10/2001. Qualified dependents are also covered. Up to 36 months of education benefits.