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This program is supported by a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance provides grants to organizations serving veterans and their families. For more information, visit www.TVC.Texas.gov.

Please read and review the eligibility requirements
before proceeding to the application.

Financial Assistance Program – Eligibility and Requirements

ELEGIBILITY:

To qualify for assistance, applicants:

  • Must reside in the state of Texas and be:

    • Veteran / Active Duty / Reserve / National Guard (proof of service required)

    • Dependent of Veteran (Spouse, or child(ren) under the age of 18 residing with the veteran)

    • Surviving Spouse

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Submit an online application. Our intake team will follow up with you to request required documentation.

  • Veteran / Active Duty / Reserve / National Guard:

    • Proof of Service: DD214 or uniform service identification card

    • Proof of Residency: Copy of valid state identification (Texas), copy of utility bill with service address (must be in applicant's name)

    • Picture ID: Required to verify identity

  • Dependent (Spouse, or child(ren) under the age of 18 residing with the veteran):

    • Proof of Service: DD214 or uniform service identification card

    • Proof of Residency: Copy of valid state identification (Texas), copy of utility bill with service address (must be in applicant's name)

    • Picture ID: Not required for minor children

    • Proof of Relationship: Marriage Certificate, Common Law Marriage Declaration, Birth/Adoption Certificate

  • Surviving Spouse:

    • Proof of Service: DD214 or uniform service identification card

    • Proof of Residency: Copy of valid state identification (Texas), copy of utility bill with service address (must be in applicant's name)

    • Picture ID: Not required for minor children

    • Proof of Relationship: Marriage Certificate, Common Law Marriage Declaration

    • Death Certificate

  • Documentation of Need:

    • Copies of bill(s) due or overdue (must be in applicant’s name)

      • Send a copy of all documentation to forms@campshield.org, using the same email address in your application.

 

Camp SHiEld provides financial assistance in the following categories:

  • Housing - Rent and Mortgage

  • Utilities

  • Food/Grocery

  • Transportation - Vehicle Payments/Insurance/Repairs

  • Drop in Child/Adult Care

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