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                                  REGION 10 EDUCATION SERVICE CENTER
                                        400 East Spring Valley Road
                                                     P.O. Box 831300
                                              Richardson, Texas 75083-1300
                                                      (972) 348-1700




                                  REGION 10 EDUCATION SERVICE CENTER
                                                Preschool Services Component
                                                       904 Abrams Rd
                                                   Richardson, Texas 75081
                                                        (972) 348-1626
                           LeAnn Kite ..................................................................... Head Start Director
                           Sandy Axelrod ........................................................... Program Coordinator
                           Susan Casone............................................................ Program Coordinator
                           Colleen Hines............................................................. Program Coordinator
                           Jean Paulsel............................................................... Program Coordinator
                           Ernestine Townsend ................................................. Program Coordinator
                           Kelly Young………………………………… ................. Program Coordinator
                           Angela Card .................................. Early Childhood Education Consultant
                           Cindy Hood ................................... Early Childhood Education Consultant
                           Dornisha Shead ............................ Early Childhood Education Consultant
                           Cathy Kelly .................................... Education Consultant Early Head Start
                           Liz Haywood ............................................. Family Involvement Consultant
                           Denise Roach............................................ Family Involvement Consultant
                           Ann Mayo ......................................................... Health Services Consultant
                           Sharon Carr..................................................... Mental Wellness Consultant
                           Becky Dunn .................................................... Mental Wellness Consultant
                           Tammy Steckler .......................................................... Disability Consultant


                                                                       DISCLAIMER
 Region 10 Head Start disclaims any and all responsibility and/or liability for claims arising from services provided by agencies listed herein and in no way
                                 recommends or endorses an agency or its services merely by inclusion in this directory



It is the policy of Region 10 Education Service Center not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or
handicap in its vocation programs, services, or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX
of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. Region 10
Education Service Center will take steps to ensure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and
participation in all educational programs and services.




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EMERGENCY/CRISIS
911 ................................................................................................................... 8
211 ................................................................................................................... 8
Child Protective Services (Texas Dept. of Family & Protective Services) ..... 13
Crisis Center .............................................................................................. 13
Grayson County Homeless Shelter ....................................................... 19
Grayson Mental Health – 24 hour Crisis Line .................................... 19
Poison Control Center ............................................................................. 23
Salvation Army (Emergency Shelter) ................................................. 25
Suicide Prevention Service.................................................................... 27
CHILD CARE
Child Care Aware........................................................................................ 11
Child Care Licensing ................................................................................. 12
Child Care Services – Texoma ............................................................... 12
Child Care Resource & Referral …………………………………………………………12
Glennie O. Ham Center ............................................................................ 17
Sherman Day Care Center ..................................................................... 25


CLOTHING
Bargain Box................................................................................................. 10
Crisis Center Thrifty Thrift Shop ....................................................... 14
Crowded Closet .......................................................................................... 14
Denison Helping Hands ............................................................................ 14
Goodwill Industries of Northeast Texas, Inc. .................................. 17
Goodwill Industries Retail Store Locations ....................................... 17
Key Care Mission ....................................................................................... 21
Lakeway Resale Barn ............................................................................... 22
Parkview Church of Christ ..................................................................... 23
Salvation Army (Thrift Shop)............................................................... 25
Your Neighbor’s House ............................................................................ 31



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COUNSELING/SUPPORT GROUPS
ACES (The Association for Children for Enforcement of Support) .................. 8
AIDS Resource Center of Texoma (ARCOT)....................................... 8
Al Anon – Sherman...................................................................................... 9
Alcoholic Services of Texoma, Inc......................................................... 9
Alcoholics Anonymous ................................................................................ 9
Better Tomorrow, A ................................................................................. 10
Catholic Charities, Immigration Counseling Service ………………………11
Child Guidance Clinic of Texoma ........................................................... 12
Consumer Credit Counseling Service.................................................... 13
Grayson Mental Health (Child & Adolescent) .................................... 19
North Texas Youth Connection ............................................................ 22
Northeast Texas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NETCADA) 23
Parkview Church of Christ (We still Care) ........................................ 23
Pregnancy Care Medical Center............................................................ 24
Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults ................................ 24
Suicide Prevention service .................................................................... 27
Texoma Chapter for Parkinson’s Disease........................................... 28
Texoma Kincare Support Network (Grandparents as Parents) .... 29
TMC Behavioral Health Center............................................................. 29
WHO (We Help Ourselves) ................................................................... 30


EDUCATION
ADULT & COMMUNITY EDUCATION/LITERACY
ACES (The Association for Children for Enforcement of Support) …………8
Austin College ............................................................................................ 10
Denison Public Library ............................................................................. 14
Douglas Learning Center ......................................................................... 15
Educational Opportunity Center ........................................................... 15




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EDUCATION (continued)
Financial Aid Web Sites ......................................................................... 16
Glennie O’Ham Center .............................................................................. 17
Grayson County College ........................................................................... 18
North Central Texas College ................................................................ 22
Northeast Texas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NETCADA)..23
Pottsboro Area Public Library .............................................................. 24
Sherman Public Library .......................................................................... 26
Whitesboro Public Library..................................................................... 30
CHILDREN’S EDUCATION/TESTING
Denison ISD Special Education Department ..................................... 14
Douglass Learning Center ....................................................................... 15
ECI (Early Childhood Intervention) Texoma...................................... 15
Grayson County Special Education Cooperative ................................ 19
Sherman ISD Special Education Department .................................. 26


EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE                                          - Social Services
FOOD
Mrs. Baird’s Bread Co. ............................................................................. 10
Denison Helping Hands ............................................................................ 14
Grayson County Health Department (WIC) ....................................... 19
Harmony Baptist Church ........................................................................ 20
Key Care Mission ....................................................................................... 21
Lakeway Resale Barn ............................................................................... 22
Parkview Church of Christ (We still Care) ........................................ 23
Salvation Army (Emergency Assistance) ........................................... 25
Share Ministries ...................................................................................... 25
Texas Department of Human Services .............................................. 27
Your Neighbor’s House ............................................................................ 31




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EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE                                             (continued)
INFORMATION & REFERRAL
American Red Cross ................................................................................... 9
United Way................................................................................................ 29

PRESCRIPTIONS
Key Care Mission ....................................................................................... 21
Salvation Army (Emergency Assistance) ........................................... 25
Sherman Social Services ....................................................................... 26

SHELTER
Crisis Center .............................................................................................. 13
Grayson County Homeless Shelter ....................................................... 19
Salvation Army (Emergency Shelter) ................................................. 25

UTILITIES
Salvation Army (Emergency Assistance) ........................................... 25
Texoma Council of Governments .......................................................... 28


EMPLOYMENT/VOCATIONAL
Express Personnel Services ................................................................... 15
Goodwill Industries of Northeast Texas, Inc. .................................. 17
Texas Rehabilitation Commission ......................................................... 27
Workforce Texoma .................................................................................. 31
HOUSING
Housing Authority of Denison .............................................................. 20
Housing Authority of Grayson County ................................................ 20
Housing Authority of Pottsboro........................................................... 20
Housing Authority of Sherman ............................................................. 21
Housing Authority of Whitesboro ........................................................ 21
Texoma Council of Governments .......................................................... 28




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LEGAL AID
ACES (The Association for Children for Enforcement of Support) ............. 8
Family Violence Legal Hotline ................................................................ 16
Legal Aid of Northwest Texas ............................................................. 22
Office of the Attorney General ……………………………………………………….23


MEDICAL AID/SERVICES
American Diabetes Hotline ...................................................................... 9
Arthritis Foundation North Texas Chapter ......................................... 9
Baylor College of Dentistry .................................................................... 10
Caring for Children Foundation of Texas ............................................ 11
Children’s Medical Center of Dallas ..................................................... 13
Department for the Blind ...................................................................... 14
Grayson County Health Department (Denison & Sherman) ... 18 & 19
Grayson Volunteer Health Clinic ........................................................... 19
Health Center on 1417 ............................................................................ 20
National Rehabilitation Information Center ..................................... 22
Pregnancy Care Medical Center …………………………………………………………24
Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults ................................ 24
Scottish Rite Hospital ............................................................................ 25
Texas Department of Health and Human Services ......................... 27
Texoma Medical Center.......................................................................... 29
Wilson N. Jones Memorial Hospital .………………………………………………..30
Your Health Clinic ………………………………………………………………………………..31


RECREATION
Boys/Girls Club – Sherman ...................................................................... 11
Denison Public Library ............................................................................. 14
Fairview Swimming Pool ........................................................................... 16
Girls and Boys Club – Denison ................................................................ 16
Girls, Inc. – Sherman................................................................................ 17



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RECREATION (continued)
Glennie O. Ham Center ............................................................................ 17
Jimmie O’Rector Community Center .................................................... 21
Pottsboro Area Public Library .............................................................. 24
Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club ........................................................ 24
Sherman Public Library .......................................................................... 26
Waterloo Pool............................................................................................ 30
Whitesboro Public Library ………………………………………………………………….30


RESOURCES FOR COOKE COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY
Education Plus ……………………………………………………………………………………….32
VISTO (Volunteers In Service to Others) ……………………………………32
WIC (Women, Infants & Children) ………………………………………………….32
Workforce Texoma (Gainesville) …………………………………………………….32


STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Civil Rights Hotline ................................................................................... 13
Governor & Governor’s Citizen Assistance Office ........................... 18
Immigration and Customs Enforcement ............................................. 21
Office of the Attorney General ……………………………………………………….23
Social Security Administration ............................................................ 26
State Representative District 62 ....................................................... 27
Texas Senator – District 30 ................................................................. 28
Voter Registration for Grayson County ............................................. 29



TRANSPORTATION
Medicaid Transportation Requests …………………………………………………..22
Texoma Area Paratransit Systems, Inc….. ........................................ 28




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    EMERGENCY 911 (AMBULANCE/FIRE/POLICE)
DIAL 211
211 is a dialing code that provides free access to health and human
service information in your community.
211 information and services include, but are not limited to:
* Basic Human needs          * Physical & Mental Health
* Employment Assistance * Children, Youth & Family
* Support for Older Americans & Persons with Disabilities
You may also check their website: http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/tirn/tirnhome.htm




ACES (THE ASSOCIATION FOR CHILDREN FOR ENFORCEMENT OF SUPPORT)
                                                     Website: www.acestexas/org

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 820072, Dallas, TX 75382

Location:    Lake Highlands United Methodist Church, 9015 Plano Road (one mile
             South of LBJ at corner of Plano Rd. & McCree) in Fellowship Hall.

Services:    A nonprofit organization dedicated to educating you on how to collect
             your support. They provide educating, advocacy, outreach, &
             counseling programs. There is a Spanish-speaking member at the
             meetings who is available to translate.

Hours:       Check Website for meeting dates.
Fee:         $20.00 yearly membership fee (depending on ability to pay).
             Meetings are free.

AIDS RESOURCE CENTER OF TEXOMA (ARCOT)                              (903) 813-1272

Location:    222 West Brockett, Sherman, TX

Services:    Health services & housing opportunities for people with HIV/AIDS. State
             medication program. Serving families in Cooke, Fannin, & Grayson. HIV/STD
             education, HIV testing & counseling.
Hours:       8 am - 5 pm Mon. – Fri.
Fees:        Free




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AL ANON – FAMILY GROUP                                    Sherman (903) 868-2734
                                                           Denison (903) 465-4430
Location: 106 S. Elm, Sherman, TX
          300 W. Morgan, Denison, TX
Meetings: Call for meeting days and time.

ALCOHOLIC SERVICES OF TEXOMA, INC.                                    (903) 868-2123
House of Hope (Intensive Outpatient Program)

Location:    2407 Texoma Parkway, Sherman, TX

Services:    Treatment & counseling for alcohol & drug abusers

Hours:       8:30 am – 5: pm Mon. – Thurs.,      8 am – 12 pm Fri.

Contact:     Helen Perkins
Fees:        Sliding scale

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

Locations: 300 W. Morgan, Denison, TX 75020                             (903) 465-4430

             106 S. Elm, Sherman 75090                                (903) 868-2734
Hours:       Call for meeting days & time, or check local newspaper under
             “Datebook” section.

AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION HOTLINE                                  1-800-232-3472

AMERICAN RED CROSS *Serves Grayson & Cooke Counties                     (903) 465-1330
                                                                     (903) 465-4230 fax
Location:      2527 Hwy. 691, Denison, TX 75020

Hours:         8 am – 5 pm Mon. – Thurs. 8 am - 12 pm Fri.

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION NORTH TEXAS CHAPTER                         1-800-442-6653
                                                                  (214) 826-4361
                                                              FAX (214) 824-5842
                                                         Website:www.arthritis.org
Location:      4300 MacArthur Ave., # 245, Dallas, TX 75209-6524

Services:      Offers self-help courses, aquatic & land exercise programs, support
               groups & professional education for people with arthritis. Educational
               materials available.
Hours:         8:30 am – 5 pm Mon. – Fri.
Fee:           None


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AUSTIN COLLEGE                                                        (903) 813-2000
(Presbyterian Liberal Arts College)

Location:    900 North Grand, Sherman, TX 75090

Services:    Informal courses for adults, seminars, lectures, swimming programs, &
             college courses.
Fees:        Varies as to courses taken.

MRS. BAIRD’S BREAD CO.                                                (903) 893-3822

Location:    2301 N. Travis, Sherman, TX

Services:    Low cost food items including breads, cereals & snacks

Hours:       9 am – 7 pm. Mon. – Fri.       9 am – 5 pm Sat.   11 am - 5 pm Sun.

BARGAIN BOX                                                           (903) 463-2398

Location:    418 W. Main, Denison, TX

Services:    Good used clothing & household items at reasonable prices.

Hours:       9:30 am – 12:30 pm Mon. & Fri.         9:30 am – 3:00 pm T, W, TH, Sat.

BAYLOR COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY                                     (214) 828-8353
                                                            FAX (214) 828-8958
                                                                (214) 828-8440
                                                    Website: www.bcd.tamhsc.edu
Location:      3302 Gaston Avenue, Room 105, Dallas, TX 75246

Services:      Dental Clinic. Call for more information.

Fees:          Varies depending on services.

(A) BETTER TOMORROW                                                   (940) 665-8056
                                                                 FAX: (940) 665-8057
Location:    110 E. Pecan, Gainesville, TX 76240

Services:    Counseling services for families.

Contact:     Keri Kennedy-Rieter, LPC

Fee:         Please contact for information. Accepts Medicaid.



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BOYS/GIRLS CLUB – SHERMAN                                             (903) 892-9019

Location:    1500 N. Luckett, Sherman, TX 75090

Services:    Recreation, sports activities & computer education programs
             for boys & girls aged 6-17.

Hours:       3 pm – 6 pm after school program
             7:45 am – 5:30 pm Mon. – Fri. Summer program

Fees:        Annual membership fees are $30 for each child for the calendar year. After
             school program has additional monthly fee - one (1) child, $10.00; for two
             (2) children, $15.00; for three (3) children, $20.00; Fee will not go over
             $20.00.
             Camps with different programs for additional fees. Limited scholarships
             available for sports programs/field trips. Call for fees for summer program.
             Call for summer fees, whole summer, or month of June &/or month of July.

CARING FOR CHILDREN FOUNDATION OF TEXAS                           1-800-258-5437
                                                                  (972) 766-7960
                                                              FAX (972) 766-7975
Location:      901 S. Central Expressway, Richardson, TX 75080

Services:      The Caring for Children Foundation provides access to immunizations for
               medically uninsured & underserved Texas children.
Hours:         8 am – 4:30 pm Mon. – Fri.

CHILD CARE AWARE                                                        1-800-424-2246
                                                                      www.childcareaware.org

Services:    Parents are given information about local childcare services.

Hours:       9 am - 5 pm Mon. – Fri.
Fees:        None

CATHOLIC CHARITIES
Immigration Counseling Service

Location: 5415 Maple Ave., Suite 400, Dallas, TX 75235                (214) 634-7182

Services: Immigration counseling & referral. Assess qualifications for immigration
          services.

Hours:      8 am – 5 pm Mon - Sat., first-come, first-serve basis.
Fee:        Varies


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CHILD CARE LICENSING                                               (800) 582-6036
                                                                   (214) 951-7902
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services        Website: www.dfps.state.tx.us

Services:    Maintains lists of current State of Texas licensed Day Care Homes, Group
             Day Homes & registered family homes providing child care.

Hours:       8 am - 5 pm Mon. – Fri.
Fees:        None

CHILD CARE RESOURCE & REFERRAL                                    (800) 441-7865
                                                  website: www.childcaregroup.org

Services: Provide parents with many services including referrals to local child providers.

CHILD CARE SERVICES – TEXOMA                                      1-800-813-1992
                                                                  (903) 463-9997
Location:    2415 S. Austin, Suite 105, Denison, TX (Workforce Texoma)

Services:    Manage funds for DHS. Families on TANF, foster children, child protective
             service cases are eligible at no fee for childcare services. Income eligible
             families received assistance but pay a low, reasonable rate. Information is
             shared & applications can be done by phone. Childcare facilities must meet
             certain requirements. Translators are available.

Hours:       8 am - 5 pm Mon. - Fri.

CHILD GUIDANCE CLINIC OF TEXOMA                                      (903) 893-7768
Website: www.childguidancetx.org, for dates and times.

Location:    707 S. Sam Rayburn Freeway

Services:    Outpatient services for ages 3-18 & their families. Services include
             individual & group therapy, assessment & play therapy.
             Evaluation & counseling for children, adolescents & their families. GAP
             (Grandparents as Parents program - call for times)

Hours:       8:30 am - 5 pm Mon. - Fri. office hours.
             Appointments until 7 p.m. Mon. –Thurs.
             Mondays- Parenting Wisely, 5:30 pm - 7 pm (Limited to 1st 12 people)
             Divorce Seminar: “Kids Hurt Too”

Fees:        Sliding scale: Medicaid & CHIPS accepted




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CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES                                       (800) 252-5400
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services      Sherman (903) 892-0580
                                                             www.tdprs.state.tx.us
Location: Serves the entire state and is based in Austin.

Services:    Provides 24-hour phone line for the state agency responsible to protect
             children from suspected abuse, neglect, abandonment &/or exploitation.
             Provides investigation of problems, family counseling, case management, &
             if necessary, foster homes & adoptive services. Individuals may report
             suspected abuse & remain anonymous.
Fee:         None

CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER OF DALLAS                                    (214) 456-7000

Location:    1935 Motor Street, Dallas, TX 75235

Services:    Acute care hospital & clinics that deal exclusively with a variety of diseases
             & disorders among children birth to age 18.

Fee:         Sliding scale, Medicaid & private insurance

CIVIL RIGHTS HOTLINE                                                   1-800-368-1019

       Services: Report abuse of civil rights on the basis of race, national origin,
                 disability, or age.


CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICE                                      (903) 892-6927
                                                                       1-800-856-0257
                                              Prerecorded information 1-866-600-CCCS

Location:    200 N. Travis St., Suite 406, Sherman, TX

Services:    Non-profit organization to help people solve debt problems & handle
             finances.

CRISIS CENTER                                                 24-hour (903) 893-5615
                                                              Office (903) 893-3909
Location:    P.O. Box 2112, Sherman, TX

Services:    Counseling, shelter, legal assistance for victims of rape &/or
             domestic violence. All ages.

Contact:     Kathy Crenshaw




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CRISIS CENTER THRIFTY THRIFT SHOP                                      (903) 813-0022

Location:    1909-K Texoma Pkwy., Hastings Shopping Ctr., Sherman, TX

Services:    Sell donated clothing, household items & toys at reasonable prices.
             All funds benefit the Crisis Center clients.
Hours:       10 am - 5 pm Mon. – Sat.

CROWDED CLOSET                                                         (903) 465-6041
(Grayson County Homeless Shelter)

Location:    317 West Morton St., Denison. TX

Services:    Sell donated clothing, household items & some furniture at reasonable
             prices. All proceeds will help the Grayson County Shelter.
Hours:       10 am - 4 pm Tues. – Sat.        10 am - 6 pm Thurs

DENISON HELPING HANDS                                                  (903) 465-5101

Location:    418 W. Chestnut, Denison, TX

Services:    Food bank. Denison residents ONLY; MUST PROVIDE: proof of residence,
             driver’s license & Social Security card.
Hours:       9 am - 1 pm Mon., Wed., Fri.

DENISON ISD SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT                               (903) 462-7021

Location:    1201 S. Rusk, Denison, TX

Services:    Provide assessment services for children 3-21 suspected of having a
             disability. (Children with vision &/or hearing problems may be eligible for
             services beginning at birth.) Provide individualized services for children with
             disabilities ages 3-21.

DENISON PUBLIC LIBRARY                                                   (903) 465-1797
                                                                           www.barr.org
Location:    300 W. Gandy St., Denison, TX
Services:    Book lending services for Denison & Grayson counties, adult literacy,
             audio & video lending & computer classes.

Hours:       9 am - 6 pm Mon., Wed., Fri.          9 am - 9 pm Tues, Thurs.
             9 am -1 pm Sat.                       1 pm - 5 pm Sun.

DEPARTMENT FOR THE BLIND                                                 1-800-760-6891



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DOUGLASS LEARNING CENTER                                                  (903) 891-6545

Location:    505 E. College St., Sherman, TX

Services:    Referral basis only. Serving high school students. Accelerated/
             self-pace program for high school students. Referral by School
             Principal/Counselor.

Contact:     Cotton Wade, Principal; Linda Woytasczyk, Asst. Principal;
             or Dan LaBruyer, Counselor

DOWNTOWN CHAPEL (through Fairview Baptist Church)                       (903) 893-7097

Location:    804 E. Lamar, Sherman, TX

Services:    Provides emergency food for families. Family must complete a form
             & bring your Social Security card.
Hours:       10 am -11 am Thurs. only for food assistance distribution.

ECI (Early Childhood Intervention) TEXOMA                               (903) 957-4810

Location:    315 W. McLain, Sherman, TX 75092
             P.O. Box 1087, Sherman, TX 75091

Services:    Assessment of infants & toddlers for disabilities & infant stimulation
             program for children with identified disabilities ages’ birth to 3 years.
             Translators are available.

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY CENTER                                          (903) 463-8689

Location:    Grayson County College

Services:    Adults who are 19 & over, low income, & a first generation college student
             may receive information on the following: financial aid, scholarships &
             explore career options.
Contact:     Laura Reyes – lreyes@sosu.edu

EXPRESS PERSONNEL SERVICES                                              (903) 893-1122
(Temporary to Permanent)
Location:    1914 N. Grand Ave., Sherman, TX

Services:    Recruit persons for employment for a number of local companies. Express
             Personnel Services offers benefits including vacation, holiday pay and a
             health insurance plan.


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FAIRVIEW SWIMMING POOL                                                     (903) 892-7307
Location:     Fairview Park, Sherman, TX
Hours:        1 - 7 pm Mon. - Sat.   2 - 6 pm Sun. (Memorial Day to Labor Day)

FAMILY VIOLENCE HOTLINE                                                  1-800-374-4673
Hours:        8:30 am – 7 pm Mon - Thurs.
              8:30 am – 5 pm Fri.
              9 am – 1 pm Sat.

FINANCIAL AID WEB SITES
            www.fastweb.com
              Free scholarship search with a database of over 275,000 scholarships

            www.finaid.org
              Free comprehensive guide to financial aid

            www.collegenet.com
              500,000 private sector awards and a searchable database of 4,600 colleges

            www.collegeboard.org
              This site contains scholarship, career and college searches, as well as
              SAT registration and test dates

            www.collegedegree.com
              This site also has career and college info

            www.ed.gov
              Department of Education

            www.grayson.edu/update/financialaid_home.asp
              Grayson County College Office of Financial Aid

            www.fafsa.ed.gov
              Free application for student aid. The information you provide on
              your FAFSA determines if you are eligible for financial aid.

GIRLS AND BOYS CLUB – DENISON                                          (903) 465-9008

Location:     2100 S. Mirick, Denison, TX

Services:     After-school program & recreational services for boys & girls ages 5-19.

Fees:         Annual membership fee. $40.00 school year. Call for summer fee
Hours:        2:30 pm – 6 pm School Hours
              8 am - 6 pm Summer Hours


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GIRLS, INC. – SHERMAN                                                (903) 893-4075
                                                  website: www.girlsincsherman.org
Location:    1424 W. Taylor, Sherman, TX

Services:    After school & summer program for girls 6-18 years old &
             their brother’s ages 6-10. After school 3-6 pm.

Fees:        After school program free with paid membership of $26.00 for
             the year & $10.00 month fee. Additional fees for sports, school
             breaks & summer. Call or check website for summer fees.

Hours:       9 am - 6 pm Mon. – Fri.
             7:30 am - 6 pm (Summer program hours)

GLENNIE O. HAM CENTER                                               (903) 892-7308

Location:    1002 Music Street, Sherman, TX 75090

Services:    After school & summer day camp for school aged children of low income
             working or training parents. Free ESL & parenting classes.

Fees:        After school program no fee. Summer program no fee. Must bring sack lunch.

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF NORTHEAST TEXAS, INC.                        (903) 868-2077

Location:    2206 E. Lamar, Sherman, TX

Services:    On-the-job training to disabled & disadvantaged people;
             teaches entry-level skills.

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES RETAIL STORE LOCATIONS

Location:    Denison 2419 S. Woodlawn                               (903) 465-8000
             Gainesville 2614 E. Hwy. 82                            (940) 665-9561
             Sherman 1836 Texoma Pkwy                               (903) 892-3977
             Sherman 2206 E. Lamar                                  (903) 893-3312
Services:    Sell donated clothing & household items at reasonable prices.

Hours:       8:30 am - 8 pm Mon - Sat.       1 pm - 5 pm Sun.




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GOVERNOR and GOVERNOR’S CITIZEN ASSISTANCE OFFICE                      1-800-252-9600
Rick Perry (512) 463-2000

Location:    Room 200 State Capitol Bldg., P. O. Box 12428, Austin, TX 78711

GRAYSON COUNTY ADULT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES                          (903) 957-4701
MHMR SERVICES OF TEXOMA

Location:    315 W. McClain, Sherman, TX

Services:    24 hour emergency phone counseling; brief counseling & out-patient
             counseling.
Fees:        Sliding Scale

GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE                                         www.grayson.edu
                                                    Main Campus (903) 465-6030
                                                   Testing Center (903) 463-8724
                                                             GED (903) 463-8784
                                                             ESL (903) 463-8723
Call main number & an operator will direct your call to the appropriate department.

Location: 6101 Grayson Dr., Denison (Hwy. 691), TX

Services: Assist in developing classes, workshops & seminars for individuals,
          businesses or industries. Call for information on schedule of classes.
          College courses – may obtain an associate degree. Varies as to courses
          taken. GED testing included. Call for more information.

GRAYSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT                                   (903) 465-2878
Location:    205 N. Houston, Denison, TX

Services:    WIC health education, indigent heath care, animal control,
             environment health, food handlers license, & immunizations

Hours:       8 am - 12 pm 1 - 5 pm Mon. – Fri.
             1 pm - 6 pm Tues. Immunizations
             Call for times and information about Food handlers license.
             Food handlers-cash only $20.00
             Spanish Food handlers training- 3rd Thurs. each month at 3 pm.
             English Food handlers training- Wed. at 1 pm and 3 pm
             WIC Hours: 8 am – 7 pm Mon - Thurs.

Fees:        Residents of Grayson County; small fees for some services; Medicaid
             accepted.



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GRAYSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT                                        (903) 893-0131

Location:    515 N. Walnut, Sherman, TX

Services:    WIC, Immunizations, Family planning, maternity & STD.

Hours:       8 am–5 pm Mon – Fri.
             1 pm – 5:30 pm Wed. & Thurs. immunizations
             WIC Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 8 am – 7 pm
             WIC office closed first work day of each month.

Fees:        Residents of Grayson County; small fees for some services; Medicaid accepted.

GRAYSON COUNTY HOMELESS SHELTER                                         (903) 465-6041

Location:    331 W. Morton, Denison, TX

Services:    Living facility for families & individuals. Must have identification &
             no outstanding warrants.
Hours:       24 Hours

GRAYSON COUNTY SPECIAL EDUCATION                                        (903) 893-3114
C0-OPERATIVE (Grayson County Co-op)

Location:    201 E. Lamar, Sherman, TX

Services:    Services available to all eligible individuals from birth through 21 years of
             age regardless of the severity of their disability. Social services available to
             youth identified with a disability. Areas served are Celina, Collinsville,
             Gunter, Howe, Pottsboro, S&S Consolidated, Tioga, Tom Bean, Van Alstyne,
             Whitesboro, & Whitewright.

GRAYSON MENTAL HEALTH (CHILD & ADOLESCENT)                              (903) 957-4701

Services:    Treats patients with any type of mental illness ages 4-17. Service
             coordination to assist with medication, individual & group therapy.

GRAYSON VOLUNTEER HEALTH CLINIC                                         (903) 465-2440
Family Health Clinic
Location: 900 N. Armstrong, Denison, TX

Services:    New Patients will need to fill out applications on Mon. from 8 am – 11 am.
             Call for more information. Bring proof of Income.
Hours:       Mon. - Fri. 8 am - 5 pm
Fee:         Sliding scale.


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HARMONY BAPTIST CHURCH                                                (903) 892-2044

Location:    2111 E. Tuck, Sherman, TX

Services:    Food Give Away Ministry. Participants must complete an application.

Hours:       1 pm – 3 pm 2nd and 4th Thurs. of each month

HEALTH CENTER ON 1417                                                 (903) 892-2133

Location:    1000 S. FM 1417, Sherman, TX 75090

Services:    Full scope of family practice clinic services. Appointment required.

Hours:       8 am-5 pm, Mon. – Fri.
Fees:        Member of multiple commercial insurance; accepts Medicaid.

HOUSING AUTHORITY OF DENISON                                  8th Ave. (903) 465-2650
                                                         N. Mauk Circle (903) 463-1783
Location:    330 N. 8th Ave.
             200 N. Mauk Circle Dr. Denison, TX

Services:    Housing for families, elderly & disabled.

Hours:       7:30 am - 12 pm & 12:30 pm - 5 pm, Mon. - Thurs.         8 am - 12 Fri.

HOUSING AUTHORITY OF GRAYSON COUNTY                                   (903) 813-0604
                                                                      (903) 892-8717
Location:    1708 W. Houston

Services:    Rental assistance to low income families, elderly & disabled persons.

Hours:       9 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4 pm Mon. - Thurs.

HOUSING AUTHORITY OF POTTSBORO                                        (903) 813-3567

Location:    Administered through Texoma Council of Govenments
             TCOG Building – 1117 Gallagher Dr., Sherman, TX

Services:    Housing for families, elderly and disabled.
Contact:     Brenda Smith
Hours:       8 am-5 pm Mon. – Fri.




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HOUSING AUTHORITY OF SHERMAN                                          (903) 893-3139

Location:    2001 N. Hoard, Sherman, TX 75090

Services:    Housing for families, elderly & handicapped

Hours:       8 am - 4:30 pm Mon. - Fri.

HOUSING AUTHORITY OF WHITESBORO                                       (903) 564-3700

Location:    301 Beauty Lane, Whitesboro, TX

Services:    Housing for families, elderly & disabled.

Hours:       8 am - 5 pm Mon. - Fri.

IMMIGRATION and CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT                                   General information
                                                                      (214) 381-1423
                                                                      Toll- Free
                                                                      1-800-375-5283
                                                                      (903) 892-2921
Location:    8101 N. Stemmons Frwy, Dallas 75247

Must have green card for five years before applying for citizenship.

JIMMIE O’RECTOR COMMUNITY CENTER                                      (903) 564-5964
Parks and Recreation

Location:    400 N. Wilson, Whitesboro, TX

Services:    Summer Children’s Program (June & July mornings for children 5-12 yr.
             olds. Baseball, softball & T-Ball programs starts at age 5. Soccer program
             starts at age 4. Contact for different activities during summer for ages 5-12.

Hours:       9 am – 5 pm Mon. – Fri. (Main office)

KEY CARE MISSION                                                      (903) 868-2604

Location:    921 E. Houston, Sherman, TX

Services:    Provide emergency food, rent, utility & small prescription assistance for
             Sherman residents.

Hours:       1 - 4 pm Mon., Wed., Fri.



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LAKEWAY RESALE BARN                                                   (903) 786-2402

Location:    518 FM Road, 996 West, Pottsboro, TX 75076

Services:    Assist with clothing, food, household items & other small financial
             assistance. Sells donated items at reasonable prices.

Hours:       9 am - 5 pm Mon. - Fri. 10 am - 4 pm Sat.

LEGAL AID OF NORTHWEST TEXAS (LAN WT)                                 (800) 906-3045

Location:    2800 Canyon Creek Dr., Sherman, TX
             Main Site (Grace United Methodist Church)

Services:    Civil cases only. Financial guidelines as to income, number in household,
             must meet federal poverty level.

Hours:       6 pm - 9 pm 1st Thurs. of every month

MEDICAID TRANSPORTATION REQUESTS                                     (877) 633-8747
MUST request 24 hrs. in advance.
After calling: Confirmation number will be given, then call the local number
               for your location to complete Medicaid transportation.

NATIONAL REHABILITATION INFORMATION CENTER                            (800) 346-2742

NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE                                        www.nctc.edu
                                            Continuing Education (940) 668-4272
Location:    1525 W. California, Gainesville, TX76240

Services:    College courses to obtain up to an associate degree.

Hours:       8 am - 4:30 pm Mon. - Thurs.     8 am - 3 pm Fri.
Fees:        Vary as to courses taken

NORTH TEXAS YOUTH CONNECTION                                        (800) 568-7776
Program: Star; Family Connection

Location:    PO BOX 1625, Sherman, TX

Services:    Crisis intervention & counseling programs for 7-17 year old
             runaways/truants. Special programs include life skills, parent support,
             & family counseling. Free counseling: Parenting & Life Skills.

Hours:       Open 24 hours/7 days a week


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NORTHEAST TEXAS COUNCIL ON ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE
NETCADA                                 Website: www.netcada.org

Location:    210 S. Ruck Suite 2, Sherman, TX 75090

Services:    Offers DWI Education, DWI multiple offenders, drug offender education,
             MIP, tobacco awareness, Step classes. Individuals are normally referred by
             the probation department or the court system, CPS, or Self- Referral.

Fee:         Sliding scale, Medicaid, Private Insurance/HMO

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL                              www.oag.state.tx.us
Greg Abbott                                          Main Office: (800) 252-8011
                                                                  (512) 463-2100

Services: The Attorney General enforces state consumer protection laws, collects
          court-ordered child support & administers the Crime Victim’s Compensation
          Fund. Serves Grayson County.

Location:      2625 South Church Street         Mailing address: PO Box 859
               Paris, TX 75460-7613                              Paris, TX 75461-0859

Main Office: 300 W. 15th St.                    Mailing address: PO Box 12548
             Austin, TX 78701                                    Austin, TX 78711-2548

Hours:         8 am - 5 pm Mon. - Fri.

PARKVIEW CHURCH OF CHRIST (We Still Care)                                (903) 892-8229

Location:    815 S. Dewey, Sherman, TX

Services:    Assist with clothing for infants, children & women’s clothing.
             Quantity of clothing various at times. Food pantry. Special group
             meetings for parents of mentally challenged children.

Contact:     Glenda
Fees:        Free

POISON CONTROL CENTER Grayson County                                   (800) 222-1222

Services:    Provides 24-hour poison information & recommends                       treatment
             for poison exposure.




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POTTSBORO AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY                                             (903) 786-8274

Location:    104 N. Main, Pottsboro, TX
Hours:       1 - 5 pm Mon. – Fri.   10 am-2 pm Sat.

PREGNANCY CARE MEDICAL CENTER                                             (903) 893-9099

Location:    105 W. Pecan, Sherman, TX

Services:    Provides spiritual support for any young woman who is either pregnant or
             has recently had a baby. The program offers a support group, educational
             information on child development & pregnancies, shopping boutique
             (incentive program), pregnancy testing, sonograms, STD testing, parenting
             classes, & provides referrals.

Hours:       9 am - 5 pm, Mon., Tues., Wed., and Fri.       1 pm - 9 pm Thurs.
Fee:         None

REHABILITATION CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS                             (903) 893-7457

Location:    1216 Hillcrest Ave., Sherman, TX 75090

Services:    Physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, equipment loan,
             information & referral. Support groups for parents of children with
             disabilities & stroke survivors.

Hours:       8 am - 5:30 pm Mon. - Thurs.          8:30 am - 12 Fri.

SALVATION ARMY BOYS & GIRLS CLUB - DENISON                                (903) 465-1383

Executive Director - Benny Jenkins                                         (903) 465-5090
                                                                       Fax (903) 463-5596
Location:    2020 S. Scullin, Denison, TX

Services:    Our programs are based on the physical, emotional, cultural, and social
             needs and interests of boys and girls, recognizing developmental principles,
             offer diversified program activities. These core programs are character and
             leadership development, education and career development, health and life
             skills, the arts, sports, fitness, recreation and a non-denominational spiritual
             program. We have a seasonal athletic program. We offer football for 7 to
             12 year olds in the fall, basketball in the winter for 5 to 12 year olds and t-
             ball/coach pitch baseball for 4 to 7 year olds in the spring.
Hours:       After school program -3:30 pm - 6 pm, Mon. - Fri.
             Summer program – 7:30 am - 6 pm, Mon. – Fri.
Fees:        Call for information.


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SALVATION ARMY OF GRAYSON COUNTY                                       (903) 868-9602

Location:    5700 Texoma Pkwy, Sherman, TX

Services:    Family assistance: Emergency food, clothing & utility assistance.
             Limited prescription & medical assistance. Holiday assistance.
             Canteen: Mobile Kitchen - emergency food assistance.
             Homeless shelter: Open nightly 7 days a week at 5 pm (x 307).

SALVATION ARMY (Thrift Shop)                                          (903) 813-4848

Location:    3806 Texoma Pkwy., Sherman, TX

Services:    Good, clean used clothing, household goods & some furniture & appliances
             at bargain prices.

Hours:       10 am - 5 pm Mon. - Fri.,       9 am - 5 pm Sat.

SCOTTISH RITE HOSPITAL                                                   (214) 559-5000
Family Resource Center                                                   (214) 559-7573

Location:    2222 Welborn, Dallas, TX 75219

Services:    Clients must call to receive application. Application will need to be signed by
             family doctor including a diagnosis, OR doctor can call the hospital directly.

SHARE MINISTRIES (through Fairview Baptist Church)                       (903) 893-7097

Location:     804 E. Lamar, Sherman, TX

Services:    Provides emergency food for families. Family must complete a form &
             bring your Social Security card.

Hours:       10 am or 11 am Thurs.

SHERMAN DAY CARE CENTER                                                (903) 892-7251
(Social Services)

Location:    1003 N. East Street, Sherman, TX

Services:    Child care for infants through kindergarten age children.
             Based on income. Call for availability.

Hours:       6:30 am - 5:30 pm Mon. – Fri.



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SHERMAN ISD SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT                              (903) 891-6439

Location:    2701 Loy Lake Road, Administrative Annex, Sherman, TX

Services:    Provide assessment services for children 3-21 suspected of having a
             disability. (Children with vision and/or hearing problems may be eligible for
             services beginning at birth.) Provides individualized services for children
             with disabilities ages 3-21.

Hours:       8 am - 4:30 pm Mon. – Fri.
Director:    Victoria Hubbard

SHERMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY                                                (903) 892-7240

Location:    421 N. Travis 75090, Sherman, TX

Services:    Provide materials for research information & books for children & adults to
             check out. Story hour for children, ages 2-5; parents must attend with the
             child. Story hour is at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
             Internet classes are held 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Hours:       9 am - 6 pm Mon., Wed., Fri.      9 am - 9 pm Tues., Thurs.      9 am - 5 pm Sat.

SHERMAN SOCIAL SERVICES                                               (903) 892-7251
City of Sherman only

Location:    1003 N. East, Sherman, TX

Services:    Provides assistance with prescriptions. Verification on residency,
             Income & length of residency.

Hours:       8 am - 5 pm Mon. – Fri.

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                        1-800-772-1213
                                                                         www.ssa.org

Location:    810 N. Travis, Sherman, TX                               (903) 893-4654

Services:    Disability Retirement, Medicare

Call to make an appointment (it would be helpful).

Hours:       9 am - 4 pm Mon. – Fri.




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STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 62                                       (903) 893-9426

House of Representatives, P. O. Box 2910, Austin, TX 78768

Texas State Representative - Larry Phillips
421 N. Crockett (903) 891-7297

Texas State Senator - Craig Estes
1117 Gallagher Drive (903) 868-2347

Local Address:
123 N. Crockett, Suite 200
Sherman, TX 75090

SUICIDE PREVENTION SERVICE                                             (903) 957-4701

Location:    MHMR 315 W. McLain, Sherman, TX

Services:    Provides 24-hour phone crisis intervention & counseling for people
            who feel they have no option but death. Trained personnel are available
            to help during a difficult time.

Fee:         Sliding scale, Medicaid, Private Insurance/HMO

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH                                   Hotline   (800) 252-8263
AND HUMAN SERVICES

Services:    Automatic voice will guide you through the menu options. Have pen &
             paper ready for options. Menu options: Medicaid program, Texas Health
             Step program, assistance in finding a doctor, co-pay information, Medicaid
             provider, bill problem, & Medicaid benefit services, options are available in
             English & Spanish.

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES                                     (903) 892-0581

Location:    2001 Loy Lake Rd., Sherman, TX
Services:    Food Stamps, Medicaid, TANF
Hours:       8 am - 5 pm Mon. - Fri.

TEXAS REHABILITATION COMMISSION                                  (903) 868-2527
                                                                 1-877-340-3368
Location:    1800 Teague, One Grand Centre, Suite 404, Sherman, TX

Services:    Provide disabled individuals services to enable them to enter the workforce
             or to return to employment.


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TEXAS SENATOR - DISTRICT 30

Locations: P. O. Box 12068                                           (512) 463-0130
           Austin 78711

             1117 Gallagher St. 340                                  (903) 868-2347
             Sherman 75090

Contact:     Craig Estes

TEXOMA AREA PARATRANSIT SYSTEMS, INC.                              www.tapsbus.com
                                                                 Main (903) 893-4601
Location:    6104 Texoma Pkwy., Sherman, TX                           (903) 893-5257

Location:    Denison/Howe                                            (903) 465-4380
             Pottsboro & Whitesboro                                  (903) 892-3263

Services:    Provides public transportation for a fee to all ages.

Hours:       8 am-5 pm Mon. - Fri.

TEXOMA CHAPTER FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE                               (903) 813-3575

Location:    1117 Gallagher Suite 200, Sherman, TX 75090

Services:    Monthly newsletter & support group. Offers research material, learning to
             manage emotions for both patients & family. Publications, videos &
             websites available via newsletter.

Hours:       8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Support groups meet at 1:30 pm in
             the Texoma Room; English & Spanish available.

TEXOMA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS                                        (903) 893-2161
                                                                     (800) 677-8264
Location:    1117 Gallagher Dr., Sherman, TX

Services:    Rent/utility assistance for low-income families when funds available.
             Section 8-rental assistance for low-income elderly & disabled.
             Information access center: Dial 211.

Hours:       8 am - 5 pm Mon. - Fri.

Fees:        Free




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TEXOMA KINCARE SUPPORT NETWORK (GRANDPARENTS AS PARENTS) (903) 813-3575
                                         Website: www.jtroxtell@texoma.cog.tx.us
Location:    1117 Gallagher Dr. Suite 200, Sherman, TX

Services:    Provides educational supportive referral services for grandparents & other
             relatives who have become the primary caregiver for their grandchildren,
             nieces, nephews, or cousins.

Hours:       8 am - 5 pm
Fees:        None

TEXOMA MEDICAL CENTER                                                   (903) 416-4000
                                                                        www.thcs.org
Location:    1000 Memorial Drive, Denison, TX

Services:    Maternity services, full service hospital

Fees:        Private insurance, Medicaid accepted.

TMC BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER                                          (903) 416-3000

Location:    2601 Cornerstone, Sherman, TX

Services:    Provides a full range of services for adults with psychiatric & emotional
             problems, including geriatric inpatient. Provides treatments for dual
             diagnosis including detox.

Fees:        Varies, accepts Medicaid and most insurances.

UNITED WAY (INFORMATION & REFERRAL)                                   (903) 893-1920
                                                                      (903) 868-1551
Location:    2100 Monte Cristo, Suite C, Sherman, TX

Services:    Agency supports the most current needs of the community. Assists with
             information & makes referrals to seek possible sources for emergency needs
             & services.

VOTER REGISTRATION FOR GRAYSON COUNTY                                 (903) 893-8683
                                                                     Sherman Court House

Location:    100 W. Houston, Sherman (Court House), TX




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WATERLOO POOL                                                        (903) 464-4475

Location:    1501 Brock Street, Denison, TX

Hours:        Call for hours

Fees:        Open swim $2.00 for adult (16 & older); $1.50 for children (7-15)
             Spectators & swimmers need to pay admission.
             1 child under 6 years is free per 1 paid adult admission

WHO (We Help Ourselves)                                              (903) 957-4865
MHMR Services of Texoma

Location:    315 W. McLain, Sherman, TX 75092

Services:    Trained volunteers give school presentations on basic rules for personal
             safety – what to do in dangerous situations, where to go for help.
             An anti-victimization program. Mental wellness support also available.
Fees:        Free

WHITESBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY                                            (903) 564-5432

Location:    308 W. Main, Whitesboro, TX

Services:    Summer reading programs available as well as other reading programs.
             Call for more information. Computer & Internet access available.

Hours:       9 am - 5:30 pm Mon., Wed., Fri.
             9 am - 8 pm Tues., Thurs.
             9 am - 2 pm Sat.

WILSON N. JONES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL                   Main Campus (903) 870-4611
                                                     Information (903) 870-4630
                                                                 www.wnj.org
Location:    Main Campus: 500 N. Highland Ave., Sherman, TX

Services:    Maternity services, full service hospital

Fees:        Medicaid, private insurance accepted




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WORKFORCE TEXOMA                                                        (903) 463-9997

Location:    2415 S. Austin Ave., Suite 105, Denison, TX (Old Walmart)

Services:    Assist individuals in finding employment through training assistance & job
             search services. Workforce Texoma has a resource room that is open to all
             customers offering computers with various software applications to assist
             you with: resume writing, typing skills, determining your skills & interests,
             internet access. Also available are the necessary technology equipment to
             complete your resume and job search.
             Workforce Investment Act (WIA) is available for career assessment,
             job development, basic skills training & occupational training (if eligible).
             If you lost your job due to foreign competition, you may be eligible for
             Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Veterans, Senior Citizens in
             the Workforce, R.I.O (Ex-Offenders) and Youth ages 14-21 can also
             receive assistance specific to their needs. Persons in need of childcare
             information or assistance may contact the Child Care Services (CCS)
             office located in the same building as workforce Texoma. Other service
             includes Alabama-Coushatta.

Hours:       8 am - 5 pm Mon. - Fri.

YOUR HEALTH CLINIC                                                     (903) 891-1972

Location:    303 Sunset, Sherman, TX

Services:    Medical services. Call for hours.
Fee:         Sliding scale. Accept Medicaid.

YOUR NEIGHBOR’S HOUSE                                                   (903) 564-4400

Location:    201 S. Union Street, Whitesboro, TX

Services:    Provides free food for families who meet guidelines & live in north & west
             Grayson County. (Must provide: proof of income, proof of residence, driver’s
             license & Social Security cards for all family members.) Offers resale shop
             for clothing & limited household items.

Hours:       Tues   9 am - 12 pm
             Thurs. 12 pm - 3 pm
             Sat.   9 am - 12 pm




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Resources for Cooke County Residents Only

Education Plus                                                            (940) 665-5085
Location: 900 N. Grand, Gainesville, TX

Services:    GED (General Educational Development) preparation classes and
             ESL (English as a Second Language) classes.
             Call for class times. Bring picture ID & Social Security card to class.


VISTO (Volunteers In Service To Others)                                  (940) 668-6403

Location:    1401 S. Southland, Gainesville, TX

Services:    Offers “Making Food and Money Stretch” classes. Provides food, helps pay
             partial bills (rent, water, gas & some prescriptions & vision needs). Legal aid
             once every month. Call office for more information.

Hours:       8 am - 12 Mon. - Fri.
Fees:        None

WIC – Women Infants and Children                                          (940) 668-1292
Outreach Health Services

Location:    800 E. California, Gainesville, TX

Services:    Nutritional counseling, provides supplemental formula & food for infants &
             children up to 5 years of age & pregnant women.

Hours:       7 am - 6 pm (closed 12-1 for lunch) Mon. - Thurs.
             Closed 4th Tuesday of every month.

Fees:        None

Workforce Texoma (Gainesville)                                          (940) 665-1121

Location:    900 N. Grand, Suite 103, Gainesville, TX

Services:    Assists individuals with finding employment & handles
             unemployment compensation.

Hours:       8 am – 5 pm Mon. – Fri.




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