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The Gulf Coast center provides an essential service to the community veterans through their Veteran Support Services. 


The Veteran Services Department of the Gulf Coast Center is a grant funded program covered under House Bill 2392 An Act relating to the Mental Health Program for Veterans.


The Veterans Services department makes up the Gulf Coast Chapter of Military Veteran Peer Network (MVPN).


Our network assists veterans and their family members in connecting to their peers and veteran service providers locally and state-wide.   


Our program also helps to recruit and train veteran volunteers so they can provide peer to peer support through veteran peer groups and individual mentoring. 


Community veteran integration services are offered by partnering with local veteran programs to make appropriate referrals. 

We are also members of the Veterans Treatment Court Mentoring team.

We thank you for volunteering your time and continuing service as we continue a legacy of Vets Serving Vets!

Veteran Volunteer Coordinator: Heather Melton

May be contacted at:(409) 944.4437 ext. 10052 or









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Michael S. Caballero wrote on the Chapters: Galveston wall: Hey Veterans! Are you looking for a great way to give back to our communities? How about coming out to the Mission Continues Community Event on 16 January at Hope Farms in Houston, TX! Here is a description fo the event as it is listed on the Mission Continues event page: Houston 4th Platoon is extremely excited to host 2017 MLK Day of Service with our partner organization, Recipe 4 Success! We are addressing childhood obesity and food deserts in the Houston area by focusing on community farming. 4th platoon members are learning how to build gardens and in the future, will apply what we have learned in communities that do not have access to fresh produce. But first we are starting here at Hope Farms in Sunnyside, Houston! JANUARY 16, 2017 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM HOPE FARMS 10401 Scott Street (On the corner of Airport Blvd and Scott Street). Houston, TX 77051 Website link is:
Posted Thursday, January 5, 2017
Michael S. Caballero wrote on the Chapters: Galveston wall: Veterans, do you have iussues dealing with your past expericnces? Do you want to talk with like minded Veterans who have similar experiences? There are Peer Support Groups in the Galveston region that provide "Listening ears" for Veterans to talk about their experiences and their emotions without judging. There is a group is dedicated to helping Veterans and Active Service members challenged with transitioning between Military and Civilian life. It is open to anyone who served at anytime. They meet weekly on Thursday night at the Bay Harbour United Methodist church in League City from 6:30 - 8 pm. Directions and more information about the group can be found at
Posted Monday, December 12, 2016
HEATHER MELTON wrote on the Chapters: Galveston wall: Hello MVPN Gulf Coast followers. We hope that you are having a nice Holiday Season and have a Merry Christmas! We want to hear from you. Let us know how you are doing this season! - Heather Melton
Posted Thursday, December 8, 2016
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