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					       NAVARRO COUNTY
            RESOURCES
         FOR YOUR KIDS




A QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE
                            Sources for Up-to-Date Information on Resources in Your County

As you become aware of additional information or program updates, take a few minutes to update your Quick Reference Guide so
that it won’t become an outdated snapshot in time. Keeping your listings current is an important part of helping your kids and their
families find the services that best meet their needs.

The following resources are particularly good for updates and additional information:
      The Texas Homeless Network at www.thn.org/
      Texas Information Referral Network (TIRN)’s Help in Texas database at www.helpintexas.com/Search.html
      TIRN’s Area Information Center for your county:

                       AIC                                Phone                                Address
        North Central Texas Dallas Region       (214) 379-4357                Community Council of Greater Dallas
                                                Toll-free: 800 548-1873       1349 Empire Central, Ste. 400
                                                                              Dallas TX 75247

More information about TIRN can be found at www.hhsc.state.tx.us/tirn/tirnhome.htm.




                                                                                                                             July, 2005
                                                                                                   NAVARRO COUNTY
                                                         Shelter
     Night Shelter, Day Center w/ Programs, Showers, Toiletries, Laundry, Telephone, Mailboxes, Storage Lockers

                                Address
                         Phone/Fax (AC 903)
  Organization               Days / Hours                  Services                       Additional Information
House of Refuge        627 West Collin         Shelter                            Contacts: Wes & Liz Haefs
                       Corsicana 75110
                       Phone: 874-3421
Salvation Army         212 E. First Avenue     Shelter
                       Corsicana 75110
                       Phone: 874-7131

Other organizations that may be able to help you find assistance for your kids:

American Red Cross                       Community Services                          NCARC (social services and welfare)
108 S. 12th Street                       P O Box 612                                 4517 W. Hwy 31
Corsicana 75110                          Corsicana 75110                             Corsicana 75110
Phone: 874-4551                          Phone: 872-2401                             Phone: 872-1931
Contact: Doris Kennemore                 Contact: Pauletta Hines                     Contact: H. Faucett

C.A.R.E.                                 God’s Helping Hands                         United Way
P. O. Box 2031                           P O Box 373                                 115 N. Main Street
Corsicana 75151                          Dawson 76639                                Corsicana 75110
Phone: 874-5136                          Phone: 254-578-1314                         Phone: 874-5253
Contact: Bob Kingman                     Contact: Joyce Kendall or Ken Lassiter      Contact: Kay Cummins




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                                                     Food
                        Food Kitchen (Prepared Meals), Food Pantry (Canned and Dry Goods)

                               Address
                        Phone/Fax (AC 903)
   Organization             Days / Hours                Services                    Additional Information
Navarro County Food   120 N. 13th S.         Food pantry                    Contact: Wilma Morgan
Pantry Ministries     Corsicana 75110
                      Phone: 872-9055
Salvation Army        212 E. First Ave.      Food
                      Corsicana 75110
                      Phone: 874-7131




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                                                                                                                NAVARRO COUNTY
                                                              Clothing
                                             Children’s Clothing, Cosmetics, Haircuts

                                Address
                           Phone/Fax (AC 903)
   Organization               Days / Hours                         Services                          Additional Information

As of July, 2005; no resources in this specific category were located via the internet, but local organizations without web sites may be
able to provide assistance.




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                                                                                                        NAVARRO COUNTY
                                        Health Care (Physical, Dental)
    Diagnosis, Medicines (free or vouchers), Optometry and Eyeglasses; Hearing Aids, Braces/Crutches/Wheelchairs

                             Address
                       Phone/Fax (AC 903)
   Organization           Days / Hours                  Services                            Additional Information
Navarro County       300 W 3rd Ave., Ste 15   County-wide indigent health          Contact: Jean Lipscomb, CIHCP Director
CIHCP                Corsicana 75110          services                             Email: jlipscomb@navarrocounty.org
                     Phone: 654-3085
                     Fax: 874-6053
Partnership for      Phone toll-free:         www.pparx.org/Intro.php
Prescription         888-477-2669             The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America’s
Assistance                                    pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient
                                              advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who
                                              lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or
                                              private program that’s right for them. Many will get them free or nearly free. Its
                                              mission is to increase awareness of patient assistance programs and boost
                                              enrollment of those who are eligible. Through this site, the Partnership for
                                              Prescription Assistance offers a single point of access to more than 275 public
                                              and private patient assistance programs, including more than 150 programs
                                              offered by pharmaceutical companies.
Merck Patient        Phone toll-free:         This private and confidential        www.merckhelps.com/patientassistance/
Assistance Program   800-727-5400             program provides medicine free
                     Mon–Fri: 8am–5pm         of charge to eligible individuals
NeedyMeds                                     Assistance with prescription         www.needymeds.com is a web site
                                              drugs                                designed to provide information about
                                                                                   patient assistance programs which provide
                                                                                   no cost prescription medications to eligible
                                                                                   participants.




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                                                                                                          NAVARRO COUNTY
                                               Health Care (Mental)
             Crisis Counseling, Diagnosis, Medications, General Moral Support & Counseling, Support Groups

                              Address
                        Phone/Fax (AC 903)
   Organization            Days / Hours                   Services                            Additional Information
Navarro County        300 W 3rd Ave., Ste 15    County-wide indigent health          Contact: Jean Lipscomb, CIHCP Director
CIHCP                 Corsicana 75110           services                             Email: jlipscomb@navarrocounty.org
                      Phone: 654-3085
                      Fax: 874-6053
Partnership for       Phone toll-free:          www.pparx.org/Intro.php
Prescription          888-477-2669              The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America’s
Assistance                                      pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient
                                                advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who
                                                lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or
                                                private program that’s right for them. Many will get them free or nearly free. Its
                                                mission is to increase awareness of patient assistance programs and boost
                                                enrollment of those who are eligible. Through this site, the Partnership for
                                                Prescription Assistance offers a single point of access to more than 275 public
                                                and private patient assistance programs, including more than 150 programs
                                                offered by pharmaceutical companies.
Merck Patient         Phone toll-free:          This private and confidential        www.merckhelps.com/patientassistance/
Assistance Program    800-727-5400              program provides medicine free
                      Mon–Fri: 8am–5pm          of charge to eligible individuals
NeedyMeds                                       Assistance with prescription         www.needymeds.com is a web site
                                                drugs                                designed to provide information about
                                                                                     patient assistance programs which provide
                                                                                     no cost prescription medications to eligible
                                                                                     participants.




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                                                             Education
                     GED, ESL, Basic Skills Classes (Anger Management, Nutrition, Financial Planning)

                                Address
                           Phone/Fax (AC 903)
   Organization               Days / Hours                         Services                          Additional Information

As of July, 2005; no resources in this specific category were located via the internet, but local organizations without web sites may be
able to provide assistance.




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                                                    Housing
       Emergency Assistance, Transitional, Permanent Supportive, Affordable, Housewares/Furniture/Appliances

                            Address
                        Phone/Fax (903)
   Organization          Days / Hours                    Services                    Additional Information
Corsicana Housing   1360 N. 13th St.          Affordable Housing             Contact: Jean Cox
Authority           Corsicana 75151                                          Email: corsicana@airmail.net
                    Phone: 872-5643
                    Fax: 872-9128




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                                                                                                                NAVARRO COUNTY
                                                         Transportation
                           Van Service, Local Bus Passes, InterCity/State Bus Fares, Gas, Parking

                                Address
                           Phone/Fax (AC 903)
   Organization               Days / Hours                         Services                          Additional Information

As of July, 2005; no resources in this specific category were located via the internet, but local organizations without web sites may be
able to provide assistance.




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                                                     Other Services
                  Day Care, Case Management/Referrals, Legal Aid, Advocacy, Other Cash Assistance

                               Address
                             Phone/Fax
   Organization             Days / Hours                        Services                         Additional Information
Lone Star Legal Aid   900 Austin Ave., 7th Floor   Free civil legal assistance and        The Waco Branch Office serves Bosque,
                      Waco 76701                   related education to low-income        Freestone, Hamilton, Hill, Limestone,
                      Phone: 756-7944              residents of Central Texas to          McLennan, and Navarro Counties.
                      Toll-free 800-299-5596       promote client health, safety, self-
                      Fax: 756-3381                sufficiency, and dignity               Contact: Sheryl Swanton, Managing
                                                                                          Attorney
                      Legal Advice and
                      Referral Hotline:
                      Phone: 756-7700
                      Toll-free: 888-756-7066




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