Texas recently launched a newly redesigned website connecting veterans and their families to benefits and assistance, officials announced in a news release this week.
The Texas Veterans Portal now features a mobile-friendly design, improved organization of information, clear and easy to understand language, and a search engine to make it easier for veterans and their loved ones to access needed resources.
“We are very proud of the new Texas Veterans Portal,” Texas Veterans Commission Executive Director Thomas Palladino said in the release. “For more than 10 months, we have worked together to create a site that we believe will honor and serve our valued Texas armed service members, their families, and their survivors.”
The state collaborated with the University of North Texas Design Research Center and had veterans test the website, providing feedback for the redesigned version to ensure its accessibility.
The portal is a partnership between several state agencies that provide services to veterans, including the Texas Veterans Commission, Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Veterans Land Board, Texas Department of Information Resources, 2-1-1 (Texas Health and Human Services Commission) and TexVET (Texas A&M Health Science Center).
Learn more at texas.gov/veterans.