LUBBOCK, Texas — Representatives from the Texas Veterans Commission were in Abilene for a “Big Check” presentation. StarCare was awarded two grants totaling $490,000 that will provide support to veterans receiving services through StarCare’s VetStar program.

The TVC Fund for Veteran’s Assistance provides grants to organizations serving veterans and their families.

A press release said the $255,000 General Assistance Program Financial Assistance grant will allow VetStar to offer veterans and surviving spouses assistance with rent, utility payments, food vouchers, among other things.

A press release also said the $235,000 Veterans Mental Health Program Peer Support Services grant will allow VetStar to provide direct peer-to-peer services to trauma-affected veterans, and train peer volunteers.

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