Mental Health Counseling

Access to mental health services for veterans is essential in order to help them recover from their combat experiences and address mental health issues that may be related to their military service. Amistad understands the importance of increasing access to needed services to those who have served regardless of when they served, their time in service, or their discharge status. Amistad offers the following services free of charge to veterans, dependents, and surviving spouses. All services are provided by a licensed professional. The clinicians utilize evidence-based treatment practices in a private and confidential setting.

To ensure adequate access to counseling services, door to door transportation via Uber is available. Each veteran and/or beneficiary qualify for this service.



Peer Support Counseling

Our Peer Support Specialists assist Veterans, Active-Duty service members,  their families, surviving spouses, and dependents with individual counseling, group counseling, transportation, and employment training.

Peer Support Specialists:

    • David Chavez, Veteran Peer Support Specialist
      • Assists with community outreach and education while serving as a peer support to Veterans, dependents, and surviving spouses to achieve specific life recovery goals.
      • Job Skill Training – To Include:
        • Resume Building
        • Interview Prep
        • Employment Opportunities
      • He serves Veterans, dependents, surviving spouses, and support systems

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Texas Health & Human Services

Mental Health and Peer Support Specialist programs are funded by the Texas Veterans + Alliance Grant Program (TV+FA) through Texas Health and Human Services. The (TV+FA) was created from Senate Bill 55 to improve the quality of life for Texas Veterans and their families.

Texas Veterans Commission

Mental Health and General Assistance programs are funded through separate grants from Texas Veterans Commission (TVC).

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 information, visit