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Grace After Fire (Community )

Our Mission
The mission of Grace After Fire is to provide the means for women Veterans to gain knowledge, insight and self-renewal.

Our Vision
To help women Veterans help themselves.

Our Motto
We serve to protect the Veteran, connect the resource and renew the women.

We strive to bring back the sisterhood we shared while in the military, after we take the uniform off.

Our Services

Grace After Fire offers several services that empower women Veterans to live their best lives. If you're new to the organization, create an account, build your profile and get access to exclusive Grace After Fire events.

Our services are available to women Veterans from all service eras, branches, and discharge statuses.

If you are a woman Veteran interested in any of these services, please create a profile with Grace After Fire by clicking the button below.

Click here to create an account

  • Peer-to-Peer Support Groups
    A time to connect with women Veterans in and around your community.
  • Community Resource Navigation
  • Financial Assistance
  • Wellness Programs
  • Social Events
    & Annual Retreats
Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED

Community Resource Navigation is one of our six pillars of services. Interested in learning more about the resources and benefits available to you as a woman Veteran?

Looking for help, but don't know where to start?

Please create a Grace After Fire Member Profile and our Outreach Staff will get in touch with you shortly!

Click here to sign up

Woman Veteran

Free

Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Updated within the last 4 months.

Table Talk™ Color Me Camo is a peer-to-peer support group program specifically designed for women Veterans.

The purpose of the program is to empower women Veterans by facilitating meaningful conversations between peers and by forging strong bonds between women Veterans in their local communities.

Table Talk™ Color Me Camo focuses on identifying and addressing barriers women Veterans face on the path to positive change, through structured interaction with trained facilitators and fellow peers.
 
All Table Talk™ weekly peer support sessions are led by trained women Veteran volunteers or Grace After Fire outreach staff.

The program provides educational materials and activities that promote:

  • Self-knowledge
  • Self-understanding
  • Self-development
  • Self-renewal for the woman Veteran

Group topic discussions include:

  • Self-analysis
  • Self-development
  • Relationships
  • Life Management
  • Community Resources

Click here to join a Table Talk Group

Women Veterans

Free

Current weekly and monthly virtual events include: *Coffee and Conversation - every Monday 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM *Peer-to-Peer Group (Table Talk™ Color Me Camo) - every Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Updated within the last 4 months.

Grace After Fire hosts social events throughout the year for women Veterans and their families. These events include:

  • Housewarming parties
  • Coffee dates
  • Casual get-togethers
  • Arts & crafts events
  • Picnics
  • Christmas parties
  • Writing workshops
  • And more!

Click here to become a member

Interested in attending an upcoming event?  Check out our events calendar!

Interested in helping out at one of our events? Sign up to Volunteer

Grace After Fire also hosts an Annual Women Veterans Retreat in the spring.
For more information on our annual retreats, click here

Free

Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Updated within the last 4 months.

Whether you are a woman Veteran yourself or an informed civilian looking to make a difference, you can support Grace After Fire's mission by participating in one or all of the many ways YOU can help empower women Veterans to live their best lives.

Be sure to fill out the Veteran Service Form to receive more information on how you can help.

We love to keep members and volunteers informed on the best practices that promote financial literacy. 

*Saving money is one strategy we use and the Capital One Shopping tool makes it easier to build better spending practices. 

*Donate Financially, click here to give

*Donate Items, here's a list of suggested items that Grace After Fire distributes to the women Veterans we serve:

  • Gas Cards
  • Grocery / Shopping Gift Cards (i.e., HEB, Walmart, etc.)
  • Individually Wrapped Snacks (i.e., granola bars, chip bags, cracker sandwiches) for Women Veteran Peer-to-Peer Support Groups

Bring your donated items to either of our office spaces in Houston and San Antonio, TX.

You can find the addresses of our physical office spaces by clicking here.

*Volunteer, volunteering is a great way to both connect and give back to the Veteran community!

Below are some ways you can personally support and get involved with Grace After Fire programs:

  • Table Talk Peer Facilitator
  • Childcare Volunteer
  • Event Volunteer
  • Admin Volunteer
  • Other
    Do you have other ideas on how you can use your unique talents / skill set to help our organization?  Please let us know on our volunteer application! We would love to hear from you.

*Other Ways To Give

  • Amazon Smile, click here
  • Kroger Community Rewards Program, click here
Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Updated within the last 4 months.

Research shows that the benefits of wellness programs include improvements in physical activity; higher fruit and vegetable consumption; lower fat intake; and a reduction in body weight, cholesterol levels, and blood pressure.

Stress Reduction

Mental Health

Nutrition

Exercise Programs

Free

Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Updated within the last 4 months.

Women Veterans Basic Financial Needs Assistance Program

The Women Veterans financial needs assistance program provides assistance to women Veterans residing in twenty six Texas counties.

Click here to view elegible counties

We'll help you cover the basics so you can focus on what is important.

Each woman Veteran is eligible for a financial award that will cover:

  • Rent
  • Mortgage
  • Utility Bill (Gas, Electric, Water)
  • Car Insurance
  • Automotive Repairs
  • Restorative Dental

Women Veterans (and their dependents) can receive up to one (1) award per 12 month period.
 

For more details on eligibility and the application process, click here.

Click here to view if Financial Assistance Program is open

How to apply: 

  • Only Grace After Fire members can apply for financial assistance.
  • Please create an account to become a Grace After Fire Member before applying for assistance.

Free

Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Updated within the last 4 months.