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Texas State Veterans Home - Houston Eligibility

Who is eligible to live at a Texas State Veterans Home?

A Veteran with a discharge other than dishonorable; a spouse, or widow/widower, of a qualified Veteran; a Gold Star Parent. The resident qualifications are a need for nursing home care, a completed and signed application for admission including a copy of the Veteran’s DD214, or equivalent discharge document.

To qualify, an applicant must require 24-hour nursing care, for example medication administration, or help with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).

What is the health eligibility to be admitted to the home?

The need for nursing home care.

What are the qualifications for skilled nursing home care?

To qualify an applicant must require 24-hour nursing care, for example medication administration, or help with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).

Are spouses eligible?

Yes.

I live outside of Texas. Can I come live in a Texas State Veterans Home?

Yes. The Texas State Veterans Home in Houston will be a state-of-the-art Veterans home in the most underserved area of the state and serve 120 Veterans in a small-house neighborhood community.