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					Galveston County
Children and Youth
Services Directory
Services Available to
Galveston County Children and Families
2010 Updated Edition




             For More Information Contact:
             The Children’s Services Board of Galveston County


             722 Moody Ave, Fifth Floor
             Galveston, TX 77550
             Phone: (409)770-5547 Fax: (409)765-3264

             Visit Our Website at : www.co.galveston.tx.us

             Compliments of
             The Children’s Services Board of Galveston County
Galveston County
                                                                                                  Compliments of :
                                                                                                  The Children’s Services Board of Galveston County

Children and Youth Services Directory                                                                         www.co.galveston.tx.us



Table of Contents


About The Children’s Services Board ..................................................... 3

About Our Community .......................................................................... 4

List of Available Services ....................................................................... 5

Alphabetical List of Organizations ......................................................... 6

24 Hour Emergency Hotlines ................................................................. 10

Directory Addition and Update Form .................................................... 11

Detailed Organization Listings ............................................................... 12

                                                                                                                     Our Service Providers
                                                                                                                     help each day to make
                                                                                                                      our families stronger
                                                                                                                         and healthier.




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The Children’s Services Board of Galveston County
About Us

      Our Board has been active in the community for many years. The Children’s Services Board of
Galveston County is dedicated to addressing the issues facing our youth and families in Galveston County.
Our goal is to let the community know of the services offered in our area and to find any gaps in needed
services for our citizens. We will also continue our efforts to prevent child abuse in our communities by
supporting our service providers and reaching out to our communities. We also support and fund the needs
of our children in foster care.

Our Mission

      To provide Community Outreach Services directed toward improving the Care and Welfare of the
children of Galveston County with special emphasis on Foster Care.

How We Can Help

      Our Board Members understand the struggles for families and community agencies to find the
resources that they may need. We compiled this Directory in an effort to help people in our community find
the supports and resources available to them.




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About Our Community

About Galveston County

Galveston County is an important resource for Texas. Our
citizens work hard to help improve the lives of other Texans
through our ports, industrial resources, and schools.
Our County has a rich history as a popular tourist destination
due to our beautiful landscape and ocean views. Galveston
County will continue to be a valuable part of Texas.

About Our Families

The citizens of Galveston County are a very diverse mix of
cultures and values. Our families and children have many
services available to them in a time of need. Our County
works hard to ensure our citizens are cared for and have their
basic needs met. The Children’s Services Board is a part of
Galveston County that helps to bring our citizens to the
resources needed and supports Galveston County children in
foster care. The children and families of Galveston County are
very important to us. We will strive to serve our families and
better the lives of our children and youth.


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List of Available Services

GED Services             Preventive Education

Food                     Transportation

Shelters                 Legal Assistance

Medical Care             Financial Assistance

Dental Care              Substance Abuse Recovery

Child Care               Employment Services

Clothing                 Federal/State Application Assistance

Counseling Services      Mental Health Services

Respite Care




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Alphabetical List of Organizations
ADA Women's Center                                                  Catholic Charities
Advocacy Center for Children of Galveston County                    Center for Pregnancy
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (ADVA)                             Child Abuse and Adoption Committee
AIDS Coalition of Coastal Texas (ACCT)                              Children with Special Health Care Needs Program
Alcoholics Anononymous - Meetings                                   Christian Women's Job Corps
Alcoholics Anonymous                                                CHRISTUS New Horizons Center
Alcoholics Anonymous - Teen Meetings                                City of Galveston - Parks and Recreation
Alvin Community College                                             Coastal Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
Alvin Head Start                                                    College of the Mainland - GED Services
Angel Food Ministries                                               College Of The Mainland Child Development Lab School
Attention Deficit Disorder Association                              Communities in Schools Program
Autism Society - Texas Gulf Coast Chapter                           Community Youth Development (CYD Program)
Ball Teen Health Center                                             Connect Transit - The Gulf Coast Center
Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families                            Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol (BACODA)                      Covenant House Texas
Bay Area Turning Point, Inc.                                        Cover the Uninsured
Blind Children's Vocational Discovery and Development Program       Crime Victim Services
Blocker Teen Health Center                                          Crisis Pregnancy Center
Boy Scouts of America - Bay Area Council                            Department of Health and Human Services
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Houston                                Depelchin Children's Center - Clear Lake Center
Boys and Girls Harbor, Inc.                                         Early Childhood Intervention (ECI Launch)
Bureau of Vital Statistics - Galveston County                       ESCAPE Family Resource Center
Cal Farley's Family Resource Center                                 Family Ministry Counseling Center




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Alphabetical List of Organizations
Family Outreach Clear Lake/Bay Area                  Gleanings From The Harvest
Family Service Center of Galveston County            Gulf Coast Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Inc.
First Presbyterian Church                            Gulf Coast Center MHMR
Florence T. Jones Home & Community Services Center   H.I.S. Ministries
Flying Free Equitherapy                              Health Resources and Services Administration
For Kid's Sake Program                               Heart of Sailing Foundation
Friendswood Connection                               Hitchcock Family Welfare
Galveston County Adult Day Care                      Hitchcock ISD Kid's First Head Start
Galveston County Boards of Health                    Holistic CDC Rites of Passage Program
Galveston County Community Action Council, Inc.      Holy Family Parish of Galveston and Bolivar
Galveston County Health District                     Hope Village Foundation
Galveston County Health District - 4C's Clinics      Hospice Care Team, Inc.
Galveston County Immunization Coalition              Hospitality House (HIS House)
Galveston County Medical Society                     Houston Food Bank
Galveston County Parks and Senior Services           Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program
Galveston County Social Services - Galveston         Ibn Sina Foundation Community Clinic
Galveston County Social Services - League City       Interfaith Caring Ministries
Galveston County Social Services - Texas City        Island Transit System and Dial-A-Ride Program
Galveston County Teen Parenting Coalition            Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas
Galveston Housing Authority                          Junior Achievement of the Mainland
Galveston Island Family Crisis Center                Krist Samaritan Center for Counseling and Education
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council                   L.I.F.E. Houston
GISD 21st Century Afterschool Centers on Education   La Marque Aid and Guidance Center




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Alphabetical List of Organizations
La Marque Teen Health Center                                Prevent Blindness Texas
Learning for Life                                           Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County, Inc.
Lifeline Across America                                     Ronald McDonald House of Galveston
Lighthouse Christian Ministries                             Rosenberg Library
Lone Star Legal Aid                                         Santa Fe Family Service
M.I. Lewis Social Service Center                            Sheltering Harbour Youth Treatment Center
Mainland Children's Partnership                             Shiloh African Methodist Episcopal Church
Mainland Connect Transit                                    Shriner's Hospital for Children - Galveston
Mainland Head Start Program                                 SMART Family Literacy Project
Mainland Medical Outreach Program                           Social Security Administration
Mark Kilroy Foundation / S.A.F.E. Coalition Program         Sonlight Ministries of Galveston County
NAACP Houston                                               Southwest Counseling Services PC
National Alliance on Mental Illness Gulf Coast (NAMI)       St. John's Point of Light Clinic, Christus
National Institute for Literacy                             St. Mary's Catholic Church
Nia Cultural Center                                         St. Patrick Catholic Church
One Mission: Galveston                                      St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church
Our Daily Bread                                             St. Vincent's House
Our Father's Kingdom Ministries                             Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter
Parenting Partnerships                                      Start Smart Education and Care Centers
Partnership for Prescription Assistance                     TCDN Learning Place (Texas City Day Nursery)
Pathway to Recovery                                         Teen Central.Net
Pediatric Dental Care Clinic                                Texas Advocacy Project
Phoenix House                                               Texas Attorney General - Child Support Office




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Alphabetical List of Organizations
Texas Children's Health Insurance Plan (SCHIP)             Titus Harris Clinic
Texas Children's Hospital                                  Turning Point Church of League City
Texas City Community Family Center                         U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Texas City Housing Authority                               United Way of Galveston
Texas City ISD Calvin Vincent Head Start                   University of Texas Medical Branch
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs          Upward Bound
Texas Health and Human Services Commission - Eligibility   WIC Program
Texas Health Insurance Pool                                William Temple Episcopal Church
Texas Health Steps Program                                 Window on State Government
Texas HIV Medication Program                               Workforce Solutions - Galveston
Texas Medicaid Program                                     Workforce Solutions - Texas City
The A.R.C. of the Gulf Coast                               YMCA of Greater Houston
The Children's Center                                      Ziegler Head Start Program
The Gulf Coast Center Mental Health Program
The Gulf Coast Center Substance Abuse Program
The Gulf Coast Trades Center
The Jameson Center
The Jesse Tree
The Luke Society Medical Mission to the Homeless
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army Galveston Mission
The Sunshine Center
The Texas ChalleNGe Academy




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24 Hour Emergency Hotlines
*** If you are in need of Immediate Police or EMS Response, Dial 911.


Crisis and Emergency Hotlines:


Crisis Hotline of Galveston County (409) 741-8255. Trained Phone Counselors offer Crisis and Phone Counseling for any Problem or Crisis.

Gulf Coast MHMR Emergency Hotline (866) 729-3848. Support and Counseling for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Emergencies.

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (800) 843-5678. Nationwide Reporting and Support for Missing or Exploited Children.

National Child Abuse Hotline (800) 422-4453. Make a report of Child Abuse Nationwide.

Resource and Crisis Center Hotline (888) 919-7233. Support, Counseling, and Refuge for Victims of Domestic Abuse or Sexual Assault.

Suicide Crisis Line (800) 784-2433. Crisis Counseling and Suicide Prevention Counseling for Individuals experiencing thoughts of suicide.

Teenline (713) 529-8336. Peer Crisis and Phone Counseling for Teens and Youth.

Texas Abuse Hotline (800) 252-5400. Make a report of Disabled Adult Abuse, Elderly Abuse, or Child Abuse in Texas.

Texas Runaway Hotline (888) 580-4357. Support and Crisis Counseling for Runaway Youth and Families of Runaway Youth.




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                                Children and Youth Services Directory for Galveston County
                                           Directory Addition and Update Form
Please complete this form to ensure your agency’s correct information is updated in the Galveston County Children and Youth Services
Directory. Please check your listing in the online directory as well at www.co.galveston.tx.us under the Community Services listing. If
your agency is not listed, you may be added to this year’s updated list. If you have any questions, please call the Community Services
office at (409)770-5547. Mail completed form to: Children’s Services Board – Community Services
                                                   722 Moody Ave, 5th Floor, Galveston, TX 77550
                                                   Or fax completed form to (409)765-3264.
            Agency / Organization Name :________________________________________________________________________
          Address (Physical and P.O. Box) :_____________________________________________________________________
          __________________________________________________________________________________________________
          __________________________________________________________________________________________________
          Agency Website : ___________________________________________________________________________________
          Telephone : _______________________________________ Fax: ___________________________________________
          Services Offered : ___________________________________________________________________________________
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          Criteria to Receive Services :__________________________________________________________________________
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          Other Information : _________________________________________________________________________________


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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
ADA Women's Center                                                                       www.adawomenscenter.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)763-5516, (409)763-3978 (Fax)
The ADA Women's Center offers Substance Abuse Recovery, Intensive Rehabilitation
Services and Transitional Living Programs for women.                                     Address:
                                                                                         201 1st Street

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Advocacy Center for Children of Galveston County                                         www.galvestoncac.com
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)741-6000, (409)741-6004 (Fax)
The Advocacy Center provides a child-friendly approach and environment for
evaluating child abuse in Galveston County. Crisis Therapy, Forensic Interviews,         Address:
Medical Examinations, Resource Referrals, Crisis follow-up, and Community                5710 Avenue S 1/2
Prevention Programs available. These services are offered to children and families
with an existing Child Protective Services case or Open Police Investigation.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77551

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (ADVA)                                                  www.adva-tx.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (713)224-9911, (713)715-6925 (Fax)
ADVA offers many client services including the Battering Intervention and Prevention
Program as well as Victim Services. Advocacy and Legal Representation for women          Address:
who have experienced Domestic Abuse. Prevention Programs also available for              1001 Texas Ave Suite 600
families.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Houston, TX 77002

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
AIDS Coalition of Coastal Texas (ACCT)
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)763-2437, (409)763-5482 (Fax)
The ACCT provides Case Management, Food Pantry, Emergency Housing, Financial
Assitance, Client Transportation, Counseling Services, HIV Insurance Assistance          Address:
Program, Support Groups, Prescription Co-Pay Assistance, On-Site HIV Testing, and        707 Tremont Street
Substance Abuse Counseling.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77551

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                         Website or Email:
Alcoholics Anononymous - Meetings                                                     www.texas-al-anon.org
                                                                                      Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                      (800)344-2666
Alcoholics Anonymous provides Substance Abuse Recovery through Peer Support.
Toll Free number staffed 24 hours a day, ask for locations in Galveston County.       Address:
                                                                                      Various Locations

                                                                                      City, State, Zip:
                                                                                      Galveston County Locations

   Transportation     Financial Assistance     GED                    Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food               Medical                  Counseling Services    Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing           Dental                   Child Care             Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                         Website or Email:
Alcoholics Anonymous                                                                  www.texas-al-anon.org, www.aa.org
                                                                                      Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                      (800)344-2666 or (915)673-2711
Alcoholics Anonymous provides Substance Abuse Recovery through Peer Support.
Phone numbers staffed 24 hours a day.                                                 Address:
                                                                                      Various Locations

                                                                                      City, State, Zip:
                                                                                      Galveston County

   Transportation     Financial Assistance     GED                    Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food               Medical                  Counseling Services    Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing           Dental                   Child Care             Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                          Website or Email:
Alcoholics Anonymous - Teen Meetings                                                   www.texas-al-anon.org
                                                                                       Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                       (800)344-2666
Alcoholics Anonymous provides Substance Abuse Recovery through Peer Support.
Toll Free number staffed 24 hours a day, ask for Galveston County locations.           Address:
                                                                                       Various Locations

                                                                                       City, State, Zip:
                                                                                       Galveston County Locations

   Transportation     Financial Assistance      GED                    Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food               Medical                   Counseling Services    Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing           Dental                    Child Care             Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                          Website or Email:
Alvin Community College                                                                www.alvincollege.edu
                                                                                       Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                       (281)756-3531 or (281)756-3554
Alvin Community College offers Pre-GED testing classes and multiple GED testing
dates. Low cost for testing, pre-test classes are free.                                Address:
                                                                                       3110 Mustang Road

                                                                                       City, State, Zip:
                                                                                       Alvin, TX 77511

   Transportation     Financial Assistance      GED                    Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food               Medical                   Counseling Services    Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing           Dental                    Child Care             Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Alvin Head Start                                                                         www.headstartbc.org, www.naeyc.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (281)331-7970
Alvin Head Start offers a Free or Reduced Fee Pre-K program for low income familes.
                                                                                         Address:
                                                                                         1019 East House Street

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Alvin, TX 77511

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Angel Food Ministries                                                                    www.angelfoodministries.com
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (877)FOOD-MINISTRY or (877)366-3646 24 Hour Line
Angel Food Ministries provides low-cost and fresh meat, vegetables, and other
groceries to families. Groceries can be ordered in bulk and picked up at local           Address:
distribution centers. Several pick up locations in the Houston and Galveston Metro       P.O. Box 128
Areas. This is a nationwide program available to all families.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Good Hope, GA 30641

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Attention Deficit Disorder Association                                                     www.adda-sr.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (281)897-0982, (281)894-6883 (Fax)
The ADDA of the Southern Region provides Suppport Group Services, Educational
Workshops, Annual Conferences, and Resource Referrals to individuals with Attention        Address:
Deficit Disorder.                                                                          12345 Jones Road

                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Houston, TX 77070

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Autism Society - Texas Gulf Coast Chapter                                                  www.autism-society.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (281)470-7274
The Autism Society provides Family and Individual Support Groups, Counseling
Services, and Resource Referrals for families with Autistic children. Monthly meetings     Address:
every 2nd Tuesday from 7 - 9pm at the Clear Lake Presbyterian Church.                      P.O. Box 57865

                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Webster, TX 77598

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Ball Teen Health Center                                                                 www.gcthc.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409)766-5750, (409)766-5784 (Fax)
The Ball Teen Health Center provides Routine Physical Examinations, Health Care for
Minor Illnesses, Immunizations, and Individual and Family Counseling Services. Any      Address:
individual under 22 years old residing in Galveston County may use the Center's         4115 Ave O
services. Call for other locations.
                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Galveston, TX 77553

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families                                                www.ccisd.net/alliance
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (281)284-0370, (281)284-9953 (Fax)
The Bay Area Alliance is a Community Coalition focusing on reducing underage
drinking and drug use among youth. Serves children and families in the Clear Creek      Address:
Independent School District. Monthly meetings, Preventive Educational Programs,         900 Reseda
Drug and Alcohol Youth Counseling Services, and Community Outreach.
                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Houston, TX 77062

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol (BACODA)                                          www.bacoda.com
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (281)678-8859 or (800)510-3111
BACODA offers many Substance Abuse Education Programs as well as DWI Services,
Anger Management, and Counseling Services. Call for more information or locations.      Address:
                                                                                        1601-D Dickinson Ave

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Dickinson, TX

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Bay Area Turning Point, Inc.                                                            www.bayareaturningpoint.com
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (281)286-2525 (24 Hr Hotline) or (281)338-7600
Bay Area Turning Point services are offered to victims of Domestic Abuse and their
families. Services to include Emergency and Transitional Shelter, Emergency Medical     Address:
and Personal Care, Safety Planning, Legal and Financial Assistance, Support Groups      210 S. Walnut
and Individual Counseling, Employment Assistance, and Crisis Follow-up Services.
                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Webster, TX 77598

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Blind Children's Vocational Discovery and Development Program                              www.dars.state.tx.us
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (800) 687-7036 or (713) 948-7960
BCVDDP offers a wide range of services that are tailored to each child and family's
needs and circumstances. Services available include Vision Screenings, Life Skills         Address:
Trainings, Vocational Trainings, and Legal Rights Information. Children between the        100060 Fuqua
ages of birth and 22 years who live in Texas and have vision impairment are eligible for
services.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Houston, TX 77089

   Transportation       Financial Assistance      GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Blocker Teen Health Center                                                                 www.gcthc.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)916-0720
The Blocker Teen Health Center provides Routine Physical Examinations, Health Care
for Minor Illnesses, Immunizations, and Individual and Family Counseling Services.         Address:
Any individual under 22 years old residing in Galveston County may use the Center's        500 14th Ave N
services. Call for other locations.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Texas City, TX 77590

   Transportation       Financial Assistance      GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Boy Scouts of America - Bay Area Council                                                  www.bacbsa.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)744-5206, (409)744-7850 (Fax)
The Bay Area Council Boy Scouts of America offers Outdoor Educational Programs,
Self-Esteem Building Projects, and Recreation for boys. Minimum age is 6 years old.       Address:
$15.00 yearly fee required. Call for information on joining by Troop city locations.      3020 53rd Street

                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Galveston, TX 77551

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Houston                                                      www.bgclubs-houston.org, www.bgca.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (713)868-3426, (713)868-3703 (Fax)
The Boys & Girls Club has 10 locations throughout the Greater Houston Area. The
Club provides activities and programs for children and youth. Their programs include      Address:
Health and Life Skills Development, Education and Career Development, Character           1520-A Airline Drive
and Leadership Skill Building, Fine Arts Activities, and Other Recreational Programs.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Houston, TX 77009

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Boys and Girls Harbor, Inc.                                                                www.boysandgirlsharbor.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (281)471-9622, (281)471-4396 (Fax)
Boys and Girls Harbor is a non-profit organization serving Abused, Neglected and At-
Risk children ages 5 - 18. Long-term 24 hour Residential Care for children. Children in    Address:
Residential Care receive Medical, Dental, Educational, and Counseling Services.            514 Bayridge Rd

                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           La Porte, TX 77571

   Transportation       Financial Assistance      GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Bureau of Vital Statistics - Galveston County                                              www.gchd.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)938-7221
The Galveston County Bureau of Vital Statistics provides residents with copies of Birth
and Death records.                                                                         Address:
                                                                                           1207 Oak Steet

                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           La Marque, TX 77568

   Transportation       Financial Assistance      GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Cal Farley's Family Resource Center                                                        www.calfarley.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (800)687-3722 or (713) 463-8515
Cal Farley's Family Resource Center offers a variety of programs for children and
families. The programs include Child Abuse Preventive Educational Services,                Address:
Counseling Services, Parenting Programs, Family Coaching, Utility and Rental               10497 Town & Country Way Suite 440
Payment Assistance, GED Preparation, and Case Management Services.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Houston, TX 77024

   Transportation       Financial Assistance      GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Catholic Charities                                                                         www.catholiccharities.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)948-0405 or (866)649-5862
The Catholic Charities offer many types of assistance for children and families. The
programs include Children and Family Counseling Services, Community Outreach,              Address:
Immigration and Naturalization Legal Assistance, Rental and Utility Payment                1604 9th Ave N
Assistance, Food, Clothing, and Foster and Adoption Services.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Texas City, TX 77590

   Transportation       Financial Assistance      GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Center for Pregnancy                                                                    www.centerforpregnancy.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (281)482-5683, (281)482-6647 (Fax)
The Center for Pregnancy offers Parenting Classes and Parenting Skills Development
Progams to pregnant women or women with small children. The Center also offers          Address:
Counseling Services, Free Pregnancy Testing, Clothing, and Basic Needs Items for        217 C East Parkwood
mothers and their infants. Adoption Services are also available through the Center.
                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Friendswood, TX 77546

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Child Abuse and Adoption Committee
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (713)229-1372, (713)229-1522 (Fax)
The Child Abuse and Adoption Committee offers Legal Services in Family and Juvenile
Law and also assists with Adoption Legal Services for children in Child Protective      Address:
Services' custody.                                                                      3000 One Shell Plz

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Houston, TX 77002

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Children with Special Health Care Needs Program                                           www.dshs.state.tx.us/CSHCN
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (800)252-8023 or (713)767-3111
This Program is a Division of The Texas Dept. of State Health Services. CSHCN
provides Case Management Services, Family Support Services, Medical and Dental            Address:
Diagnostic Care Services, Insurance Premium Payment Assistance, Respite Care,             5425 Polk St. Suite J
Transportation to Medical Appointments, and Other Services. These services are
available to families of children that have been diagnosed with a medical problem or
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
condition that is serious and expected to last longer than 12 months.
                                                                                          Houston, TX 77023

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Christian Women's Job Corps                                                               www.cwjcgalveston.com
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)763-1673, (409)750-9054 (Fax)
The Christian Women's Job Corps offers women several Employment Services
Programs. The programs include Resume Writing Skills and Life Skills Classes.             Address:
Computer Skills Classes also available. Child care is provided for some clients while     822 23rd Street
Interviewing for Jobs or Performing Job Searches.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
CHRISTUS New Horizons Center                                                             www.christusfoundation.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)765-1479
The CHRISTUS New Horizons Treatment Center offers Substance Abuse Recovery
Services, Counseling Services, Support Group Services, and In-Patient Substance          Address:
Abuse Treatment.                                                                         728 Church Street

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
City of Galveston - Parks and Recreation                                                 www.cityofgalveston.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)621-3177
The City of Galveston Parks and Recreation offers many Public Recreation Facilities
and Recreational Programs for Galveston County residents. Call or view information       Address:
online for Facility locations and programs offered.                                      2222 28th Street

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Coastal Area Health Education Center (AHEC)                                             www.cahectx.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409) 933-0021, (409)933-3107 (Fax)
AHEC provides Health Services to residents of Galveston County. The AHEC clinic
provides Medical and Dental Services. Also provides career training and shadowing       Address:
opportunities to potential medical or healthcare students.                              808 Bayou Road

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        La Marque, TX 77568

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
College of the Mainland - GED Services                                                  www.com.edu
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409)938-1211 ext. 294
College of the Mainland offers GED Services including Free Test Preparation Courses
and many GED testing dates. The preparation courses are offered in 9 week               Address:
sessions. English as a Second Language courses are also available.                      1200 Amburn Road

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Texas City, TX 77591

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
College Of The Mainland Child Development Lab School                                      www.com.edu
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)938-1211
College of the Mainland offers a reduced fee Pre-School for children ages 3 to 5 years
old. Summer programs also available for older children, call for information.             Address:
                                                                                          1200 Amburn Road

                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Texas City, TX 77591

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Communities in Schools Program                                                            www.tea.state.tx.us
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)765-5395, (409)762-8834 (Fax)
Communities In Schools is a Student Drop Out Prevention Program that provides on-
going Educational Support for students. CIS also provides Case Management services        Address:
to improve Academics, Attendance, and Behavior of students.                               2201 Market Street, Suite 715

                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Community Youth Development (CYD Program)                                                  www.thechildrenscenterinc.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)621-1031
The CYD Program offers Preventive Educational Programs and Counseling Services
for children involved with the Juvenile Courts or At-Risk of becoming involved in the      Address:
Juvenile Courts. Other services include Academic Support, Mentoring, Career                4700 Broadway Suite B100
Preparation, and Job Shadowing.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Connect Transit - The Gulf Coast Center                                                    www.gcmhmr.com
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (800)266-2320 or (409)944-4357
The Gulf Coast Center operates a transportation program known as “Connect Transit”.
Transportation services are offered to the general public at a cost of $1.00 per person    Address:
per trip. Trips into Harris County are offered at a cost of $3.50 per person per trip.     123 25th St Suite 6
Connect Transit provides “demand response” services in Galveston and Brazoria
counties. “Demand Response" or "Dial-A-Ride” services are shared ride services with
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
pick up and delivery from curb to curb.
                                                                                           Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)                                                 www.texascasa.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)762-0267
CASA provides children in the custody of Child Protective Services with a community
volunteer to help speak for them in court. The CASA volunteers meet with the children    Address:
regularly to provide support and comfort for the children in foster care.                P.O. Box 1545

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77553

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Covenant House Texas                                                                     www.covenanthousetx.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (713) 523-2231, (713) 523-6904 (Fax)
Covenant House Texas offers several services and programs for homeless children
and youth under age 21 years old. The services included are Substance Abuse              Address:
Treatment Programs, HIV Testing and Case Management, Counseling Services, Food,          1111 Lovett Blvd
Residential Programs, Like Skills Training, and Educational Programs. The Covenant
House Mother/Child Program provides special care for pregnant and parenting young
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
women. Youth with health problems can receive treatment in on-site medical clinics.
                                                                                         Houston, TX 77006

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Cover the Uninsured                                                                      www.covertheuninsured.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (800) 234-1317
Cover the Uninsured is a Nationwide Campaign to improve health care programs and
increase coverage for citizens. Cover the Uninsured provides information for insurance   Address:
sources by State.

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:


   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Crime Victim Services                                                                    www.oag.state.tx.us
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (800)983-9933
Crime Victim Services is a Program offered through the Texas Attorney General. The
services offered include Application Assistance for the Compensation to Victims of       Address:
Crime Fund, Federal Grant Application Assistance, Legal Assistance, and Other            P.O. Box 12198
Outreach Programs.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Austin, Texas 78711

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Crisis Pregnancy Center                                                                 www.gbachurches.org, email: cpcTXcty@swbell.net
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409)945-2888
The Crisis Pregnancy Center offers Free Pregnancy Testing, Pre-Natal and Parenting
Classes, Food, Basic Needs Items, and Financial Assistance for pregnant women and       Address:
mothers of young children.                                                              602 6th St. N

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Texas City, TX 77592

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Department of Health and Human Services                                                 www.hhs.gov
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        211 from any Landline in Texas
The Dept. of Health and Human Services provides Financial and Medical Services to
families and children living in Texas in need. These services include Medicaid and      Address:
TANF Disbursements. Call for locations of Assistance Centers and Application            1301 Young Street
Assistance.
                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Dallas, TX 75202

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                                 Website or Email:
Depelchin Children's Center - Clear Lake Center                                               www.depelchin.com
                                                                                              Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                              (281) 282-6062 or (713)730-2335
The Depelchin Childrens Center offers a wide variety of services to children and
families in the Houston area. The Center offers Counseling Services, Emergency                Address:
Youth Shelter, Divorce Counseling Services, Parenting Skills Development Classes,             1300-A Bay Area Blvd.
Preventive Education Services, Foster and Adoption Services, Teen Parenting
Classes, Residential Care, and Transitional Living Services for children, families, and
                                                                                              City, State, Zip:
teens. Call for other services and locations.
                                                                                              Houston, TX 77058

   Transportation       Financial Assistance        GED                       Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                     Counseling Services       Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                      Child Care                Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                                 Website or Email:
Early Childhood Intervention (ECI Launch)                                                     www.ecilaunch.org; email: swmonroe@utmb.edu
                                                                                              Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                              (281)534-6755, (281)534-4270 (Fax)
ECI Launch serves Galveston County children, 0-36 months, with Disabilities and
Developmental Delays, providing Developmental Evaluations at no cost to families to           Address:
determine eligibility and need for services. Families & ECI Professionals work as a           304 Tanglewood
team to plan services based on the unique needs of each child and family. ECI
Therapists & Child Development Specialists serve children at home/day care as they
                                                                                              City, State, Zip:
teach, coach and support parents and caregivers to provide learning opportunities
throughout a child's normal daily routines to help the children reach their best potential.   Dickinson, TX 77539

   Transportation       Financial Assistance        GED                       Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                     Counseling Services       Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                      Child Care                Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
ESCAPE Family Resource Center                                                           www.learntoparent.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (713)942-9500, (713)942-0702 (Fax)
The ESCAPE Center teaches Parenting Classes for the entire family. The Center offers
ten different types of classes in the Greater Houston Area. Day, Night, and Weekend     Address:
Classes available. Call for locations and class schedules.                              3210 Eastside Street

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Houston, TX 77098

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Family Ministry Counseling Center                                                       www.gbachurches.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409)938-8942
The Family Ministry Counseling Center offers Counseling and Mediation Services for
Families, Couples, and Individuals.                                                     Address:
                                                                                        1221 Cedar Drive

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        La Marque, TX 77568

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                               Website or Email:
Family Outreach Clear Lake/Bay Area                                                         www.familyoutreachclba.org
                                                                                            Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                            (281)486-8827, (281)282-6007 (Fax)
Family Outreach Services are offered through In-Home Parenting Support and
Education. Child Abuse and Preventive Programs are also offered in the community.           Address:
Safety and Awareness classes are offered to Teens and Children.                             1300 A Bay Area Blvd Suite 226

                                                                                            City, State, Zip:
                                                                                            Houston, TX 77058

   Transportation       Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                               Website or Email:
Family Service Center of Galveston County                                                   www.fsc-galveston.org
                                                                                            Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                            (409)938-4814, (409)948-4849 (Fax)
The Family Service Center offers many programs to Youth and Families including the
Services To At Risk Youth Program (STAR Program), The OASIS Juvenile Sexual                 Address:
Offender Program, and the Individual and Family Program. In-Home Counseling                 1501 Amburn Ste 13
Services are also available. The programs offered include Prevention, Education, and
Counseling Services. Call for information on alternate office locations within Galveston
                                                                                            City, State, Zip:
County.
                                                                                            Texas City, TX 77590

   Transportation       Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
First Presbyterian Church                                                                www.galvpres.net
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)762-8638
First Presbyterian Church offers several Outreach Ministries including Food Pantry
Items, Vacation Bible Study, Pre-School, and Yearly Outreach Grants to local charities   Address:
and organizations. The Church offers Children's and Teen Bible Study Groups as well.     1903 Church Street

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Florence T. Jones Home & Community Services Center
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)938-0801
The Florence T. Jones Home provides many services to Mentally Challenged Children
and Individuals. These services include Advocacy, Supportive Employment Services,        Address:
Residential Programs, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy.                        2120 Texas Ave

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Texas City, TX 77590

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Flying Free Equitherapy                                                                 www.flyingfree.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (832)221-9066
Flying Free Equitherapy offers Developmentally Disabled and Mentally or Physically
Challenged children a Therapeutic Horeback Riding Program. The riders learn             Address:
Balance, Coordination, and Self-Assurance through Therapeutic Muscle Stimulation.       7317 Ave P

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Santa Fe, TX 77510

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
For Kid's Sake Program                                                                  www.co.galveston.tx.us
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409)765-2601
For Kid's Sake is a Parenting Class and Seminar for Divorcing Parents. The program
includes Co-Parenting Training and Parenting Tips. Alternate location for classes       Address:
available in Texas City, call (409) 938-1211.                                           600 59th Street

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Galveston, TX 77551

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Friendswood Connection
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (281)996-3359
The Friendswood Connection provides Transportation Assistance for low-income
individuals in Friendswood in need of transportation to Medical, Dental, Counseling,       Address:
and other needed appointments. Call to schedule a pick up.                                 P.O. Box 2290

                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Friendswood, TX 77549

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Galveston County Adult Day Care                                                            www.galvestoncountyadultdaycare.com
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)945-4414, (409)945-3141 (Fax)
The Galveston County Adult Day Care provides Day Care Services for adults in
Galveston County with Disabilities. The program accepts Medicaid and Private               Address:
Insurance. Medical Staff is available on site.                                             2120 Texas Ave.

                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Texas City, TX 77590

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Galveston County Boards of Health                                                        www.gchd.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)938-2401, (409)938-2243 (Fax)
The Galveston County Boards of Health consists of The United Board of Health and
The 4C's Governing Board. These Boards work to ensure the needs of the Citizens of       Address:
Galveston County are met by the Galveston County Health District and it’s Clinics. The   P.O. Box 939
Boards help create and enforce policies used by the Galveston County Health District.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         La Marque, TX 77568

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Galveston County Community Action Council, Inc.                                          www.gccac.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)762-8418
The Galveston County Community Action Council offers Rental and Utility Payment
Assistance to qualified Galveston County residents. The Council also makes referrals     Address:
for other resources as needed. Federal and State Application Assistance available.       4700 Broadway Suite C101

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Galveston County Health District                                                        www.gchd.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409)938-7221
The Galveston County Health District offers Community Health Services through their
4C's Clinics, Community Health and Outreach Programs, County EMS Program,               Address:
Animal Shelter and Services, and Environmental Health Programs.                         1207 Oak Street

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        La Marque, TX 77568

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Galveston County Health District - 4C's Clinics                                         www.gchd.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409)938-2234 or (409)938-7221
The 4C's Clinics offer complete Dental, Medical, and Mental Health Services to
Galveston County residents in need of care. The services are Low-Cost or Free based     Address:
on eligibility. Galveston and Texas City locations available for services.              4700 Broadway Suite F100

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Galveston County Immunization Coalition                                                   www.izcoalitions.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)747-1297
The Galveston County Immunization Coalition provides Free or Low-Cost
Immunizations to children in Galveston County. Call for locations and schedules.          Address:
                                                                                          2622 Market Street

                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Galveston County Medical Society                                                          www.galvestoncms.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)935-3000
The Galveston County Medical Society provides a complete listing of Physicians in
Galveston County and helps to locate needed Medical Services for citizens. The            Address:
Medical Society primarily offers services for Physicians working in Galveston County.     P.O. Box 17077

                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Galveston, TX 77552

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Galveston County Parks and Senior Services                                                www.co.galveston.tx.us
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)934-8100, (409)938-8140 (Fax)
The Parks and Senior Services Division of Galveston County offers several services to
Galveston County residents. The Parks Dept. offers rental space of the facilities for     Address:
Public and Private Events. The Senior Services Dept. offers Meals on Wheels,              4102 Main Street
Transportation, and Recreational and Educational activities and programs for Senior
Citizens living in Galveston County.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          La Marque, TX 77568

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Galveston County Social Services - Galveston                                              www.co.galveston.tx.us
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)770-5583 or (409)770-5803
Galveston County Social Services provides Rental or Housing Assistance, Utility
Payment Assistance, Prescription Drug Payment Assistance, and Food Voucher                Address:
Assistance. Services provided to individuals and families in need residing in Galveston   123 25th St, Suite 4127
County. Office locations in Galveston, League City, and Texas City. Call for more
information.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Galveston, TX 77550, Texas City, TX 77590

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Galveston County Social Services - League City                                            www.co.galveston.tx.us
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (281)316-8733, (409)765-2933 (Fax)
Galveston County Social Services provides Rental or Housing Assistance, Utility
Payment Assistance, Prescription Drug Payment Assistance, and Food Voucher                Address:
Assistance. Services provided to individuals and families in need residing in Galveston   174 Calder Road, Suite 142
County. Office locations in Galveston, League City, and Texas City. Call for more
information.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          League City, TX 77573

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Galveston County Social Services - Texas City                                             www.co.galveston.tx.us
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)770-5803
Galveston County Social Services provides Rental or Housing Assistance, Utility
Payment Assistance, Prescription Drug Payment Assistance, and Food Voucher                Address:
Assistance. Services provided to individuals and families in need residing in Galveston   2516 Texas Avenue
County. Office locations in Galveston, League City, and Texas City. Call for more
information.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Texas City, TX 77590

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Galveston County Teen Parenting Coalition
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)766-5858
The Teen Parenting Coalition is a non-profit orgranization that provides services to
pregnant or parenting teens in Galveston County. Services include Parenting Classes,     Address:
Nutrition Classes, Transportation to School, Child Care, and Counseling Services. The    P.O. Box 2225
Coalition also helps teen parents apply for scholarships and obtain funding for higher
education.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Texas City, TX 77592

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Galveston Housing Authority                                                              www.ghatx.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)765-1900 or (866)788-1535
The Galveston Housing Authority provides Rental and Housing Payment Assistance.
The Housing Authority also helps qualified residents obtain Section Eight Housing        Address:
Choice Vouchers. The Galveston Housing Authority offers Family Self-Sufficiency          4700 Broadway
Programs to include Educational, Vocational, and Parenting programs.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77551 / Texas City, TX 77590

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Galveston Island Family Crisis Center                                                      www.thechildrenscenterinc.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)621-1228 or (888)763-8861 (24 Hr Line)
The Galveston Island Family Crisis Center is a division of The Children's Center Inc.
The Galveston Island Family Crisis Center provides shelter services for homeless           Address:
parents and their children. The Case Manager at the Family Crisis Center supports          2127 Ave M
clients in order to develop skills in personal, home and community living, as well as
Educational, Parenting and Vocational Services to increase their successful transition
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
into independent living.
                                                                                           Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council                                                         www.gssjc.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (713)292-0300 or (800)392-4340
The Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council offers several programs to girls. Girl Scout
programs are adapted to meet the developmental, educational, emotional, and social         Address:
needs of girls at five age levels. Troops are the foundation of Girl Scouting. A troop     3110 Southwest Freeway
usually consists of girls in the same program level who meet on an ongoing basis. Girls
in a troop may be from one or more grade levels. Girls must be at least 5 years old to
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
join. Call for information on joining a Troop by city locations.
                                                                                           Houston, TX 77098

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
GISD 21st Century Afterschool Centers on Education                                      www.gisd.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409)392-3335, (409)621-1324 (Fax)
The GISD 21st Century Program offers Free Before and After School Care to children
enrolled in Galveston ISD Kindergarten through Grade 12. Adult and Family Classes       Address:
also offered.                                                                           3906 Ave T

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                    Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services    Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care             Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Gleanings From The Harvest                                                              www.gfthgalveston.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409)744-4384, (409)744-4383 (Fax)
Gleanings From The Harvest offers a complete Food Pantry for the citizens of
Galveston County. The program also provides personal care items to citizens in need.    Address:
                                                                                        903 53rd Street

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Galveston, TX 77551

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                    Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services    Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care             Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                               Website or Email:
Gulf Coast Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Inc.                                               www.mentorsgc.org
                                                                                            Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                            (409)763-4638, (409)765-9886 (Fax)
The Gulf Coast Big Brothers and Big Sisters provides children with a positive adult role-
model. Services provided include Social Skills Development, Encouragement, and              Address:
Academic Achievement through mentoring. For children between 6 years and 17 years           1413 Tremont Street
old.
                                                                                            City, State, Zip:
                                                                                            Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation       Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                               Website or Email:
Gulf Coast Center MHMR                                                                      www.gcmhmr.com
                                                                                            Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                            (409)763-2373 or (866)729-3848 (24 Hr Crisis Hotline)
The Gulf Coast Center offers many programs and services to citizens residing in
Galveston County or Brazoria County. The services include Adult Mental Health               Address:
Services, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Mental Retardation and               123 Rosenberg, Suite 6
Developmental Delay Services, and Drug and Alcohol Recovery Treatment Services.
The Gulf Coast Center has many locations across Brazoria and Galveston County.
                                                                                            City, State, Zip:
Call for locations and program details.
                                                                                            Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation       Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
H.I.S. Ministries
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)925-4697, (409)927-4019 (Fax)
H.I.S.Ministries provides Financial Assistance, Clothing and Food Pantry items for
Galveston County residents living in the Hitchcock or Santa Fe ISD school district        Address:
limits. The Ministries also provides Transportation to medical appointments.              4205 Jackson Street

                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Santa Fe, TX 77510

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Health Resources and Services Administration                                              www.hrsa.gov
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (888)ASK-HRSA (275-4772)
The U.S. Dept. of Health Resources and Services Administration provides information
to U.S. citizens about affordable or free health care centers available in their          Address:
communities. Online information is also available for Pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and Child      P.O. Box 2910
Health Care.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Merrifield, VA 22118

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Heart of Sailing Foundation                                                              www.heartofsailing.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (281)507-1867
Heart of Sailing introduces Special Needs Children to sailing. The program teaches
and encourages Abstract Thought Processes, Teamwork, Problem-Solving Skills,             Address:
Patience, and Self-Esteem.                                                               1714 Festival Dr.

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Houston, TX 77062

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Hitchcock Family Welfare                                                                 email: hfwss@yahoo.com
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)986-5632
Hitchcock Family Welfare offers many services to Hitchcock families. The services
provided include Food Vouchers, Clothing, Rental Payment Assistance, and Utility         Address:
Payment Assistance.                                                                      6915 2nd Street

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Hitchcock, TX 77563

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Hitchcock ISD Kid's First Head Start                                                     www.hitchcockisd.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)986-6633, (409)986-8063 (Fax)
Kid's First Head Start provides low-income and developmentally delayed Preschool
children with Educational Services, Child Care Services, Mental Health Services,         Address:
Disability Services, and Family Services. Must meet age and income requirements.         5701 FM 2004

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Hitchcock, TX 77563

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Holistic CDC Rites of Passage Program
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)621-2803
The Holistic CDC Rites of Passage Program offering Mentoring, Anger Management
Services, and Leadership Skill Building for children living in Galveston ages 10-17      Address:
years old.                                                                               4700 Broadway, Suite F 103

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77551

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Holy Family Parish of Galveston and Bolivar                                               www.holyfamilygb.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)762-9646
Holy Family Parish is a Ministry comprised of the many churches in Galveston and Port
Bolivar that were closed due to Hurricane Ike. They offer worship services, Food,         Address:
Counseling, and limited Financial Assistance to families in need living in Galveston or   1010 35th Street
Port Bolivar.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Hope Village Foundation                                                                   www.hope-village.com
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (281)482-7926, (281)400-2012 (Fax)
Hope Village Foundation provides Residential and Support Services for children and
adults with Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. Participating clients      Address:
must have a diagnosis of Mental Retardation or Developmental Delay and must be            15403 Hope Village Road
over 6 years old.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Friendswood, TX 77546

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Hospice Care Team, Inc.                                                                    www.hospicecareteam.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)938-0070, (409)938-1509 (Fax)
The Hospice Care Team specializes in providing Health Care Services to Pediatric
Patients ages 0-21 years old who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness.         Address:
Other services provided include Bereavement Services and Workshops for their               1708 Auburn Rd Suite C
families.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Texas City , TX 77591

   Transportation       Financial Assistance      GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Hospitality House (HIS House)                                                              www.gbachurches.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)938-8942
Hospitality House is a service offered by the Galveston Baptist Association. This
Program provides Cost-Free Housing for patients receiving Long-Term Care at UTMB           Address:
Hospital. This is a service provided for Low-Income families travelling to Galveston to    P.O. Box 3746
receive needed medical care.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Galveston, TX 77552

   Transportation       Financial Assistance      GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Houston Food Bank                                                                         www.endhungernetwork.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (713)223-3700
The Houston Food Bank is a part of the End Hunger Nationwide Network. The
Houston Food Bank offers a Food Pantry, Employment Services, Nutrition and Cooking        Address:
Classes, Social Services Assistance, and Children's Food Programs.                        3811 Eastex Freeway

                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Houston, TX 77026

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program                                                         www.hvlp.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (713)228-0735, (713)228-5826 (Fax)
HVLP helps low-income citizens that are unable to meet the financial criteria of other
legal assistance programs or are non-US citizens. HVLP provides Legal Assistance for      Address:
Adoption, Child Custody, Domestic Violence, and Parental Rights.                          712 Main Street, Suite 2700

                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Houston, TX 77002

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Ibn Sina Foundation Community Clinic                                                      www.ibnsinafoundation.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (281)990-7462, (281)990-7465 (Fax)
The Ibn Sina Foundation Clinic provides low-cost Medical and Dental Care to
uninsured and indigent patients in Southwest Houston, including Clear Lake. A minimal     Address:
fee of $25 is requested from patients for medical services rendered at the clinic ($40    15132 Old Galveston Rd
for dental services and x-rays). If patients are unable to pay, special arrangements
and exceptions can be made. Call for Northern Houston Clinic location.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Houston, TX 77598

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Interfaith Caring Ministries                                                              www.icmtx.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (281)332-3881, (281)332-3049 (Fax)
Interfaith Caring Ministries offers Financial Assistance, Food Assistance, Short-Term
Mental Health and Counseling Services, and Clothing Assistance to Clear Creek             Address:
community members in need.                                                                151 Park Ave

                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          League City, TX 77573

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                               Website or Email:
Island Transit System and Dial-A-Ride Program                                               www.islandtransit.net
                                                                                            Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                            (409)797-3900, (409)797-3901 (Fax)
Island Transit is a Public Transportation System servicing Galveston Island. The routes
and bus schedule can be found on the website. The Dial-A-Ride Program is a                  Address:
Transportation Service that picks up patients for medical and dental appointments. To       3115 Market Street
use the Dial-A-Ride service, you must have doctor's information and approval from
Island Transit. Call for information about this service.
                                                                                            City, State, Zip:
                                                                                            Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation       Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                               Website or Email:
Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas                                                       http://houston.ja.org/
                                                                                            Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                            (713)682-4500, (713)682-8238 (Fax)
Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas is a volunteer-driven program serving children
by providing children with positive adult role models, who illustrate ways to build self-   Address:
confidence, develop skills and find avenues of educational and vocational success.          2115 East Governors Circle

                                                                                            City, State, Zip:
                                                                                            Houston, TX 77092

   Transportation       Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Junior Achievement of the Mainland                                                         www.ja.org, email: JAnderson@jahouston.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (281) 992-3188
Junior Achievement of the Mainland is a volunteer-driven program serving children by
providing children with positive adult role models, who illustrate ways to build self-     Address:
confidence, develop skills and find avenues of educational and vocational success.         902 Nottingham Way

                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Friendswood, TX 77546

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Krist Samaritan Center for Counseling and Education                                        www.samaritanhouston.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (281)480-7554, (281)480-4641 (Fax)
The Krist Samaritan Center provides Counseling Services for children, adults and
families. Training for clergy and other mental health professionals as well as             Address:
Preventive Educational programs. The Center also offers "For Kid's Sake" Seminars.         17555 El Camino Real
Galveston location at 427 Market St.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Houston, TX 77058

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
L.I.F.E. Houston                                                                         www.lifehouston.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (713)528-6044, (713)528-3802 (Fax)
L.I.F.E Houston is the Houston Metro Area's Local Infant Formula for Emergencies
Program. L.I.F.E. Houston offers Free Infant Formula and Baby Food for families and      Address:
infants in need. The program also offers Educational and Nutrition Programs for          2002 S. Wayside Dr, Suite 115
parents of infants and small children.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Houston, TX 77023

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
La Marque Aid and Guidance Center                                                        email: lmaq2222@yahoo.com
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)938-7852, (409)938-0024 (Fax)
La Marque Aid And Guidance offers Utility Payment Assistance, Rental and Housing
Assistance, Food Assistance, and Clothing for La Marque community members that           Address:
have resided in the city for at least 3 months. Employment and Financial Services also   2222 Cedar Dr Suite C
available.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         La Marque, TX 77568

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                                Website or Email:
La Marque Teen Health Center                                                                 www.gcthc.org
                                                                                             Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                             (409)938-7250, (409)935-2961(Fax)
The La Marque Teen Health Center provides Routine Physical Examinations, Health
Care for Minor Illnesses, Immunizations, and Individual and Family Counseling                Address:
Services. Any individual under 22 years old residing in Galveston County may use the         300 Vauthier Rd, Suite C101
Center's services. Call for other locations.
                                                                                             City, State, Zip:
                                                                                             La Marque, TX 77568

   Transportation       Financial Assistance        GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                     Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                      Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                                Website or Email:
Learning for Life                                                                            www.learningforlife.org
                                                                                             Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                             (409)744-5206
Learning for Life offers programs that help to prepare youth to develop life skills and to
enhance their self-confidence, motivation, and self-esteem. The programs focus on            Address:
character development and career education. Learning for Life programs help youth            3020 53rd Street
develop social and life skills, assist in character and career development, and help
youth develop positive personal values.
                                                                                             City, State, Zip:
                                                                                             Galveston, TX 77552

   Transportation       Financial Assistance        GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                     Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                      Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Lifeline Across America                                                                  www.lifeline.gov or www.lifelinesupport.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (888)225-5322
Lifeline Across America is a Federally Funded Program offered through the Federal
Communications Program. This program offers Discounts on Home Phone or Cell              Address:
Phone Services for low-income families in need of telephone service. This program        445 12th Street SW
also offers Discounts for telephone service set up.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Washington, DC 20554

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Lighthouse Christian Ministries                                                          www.lighthousechristianministries.info
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (281)339-3033, (281)339-3032 (Fax)
Lighthouse Christian Ministries offers many programs to citizens of Galveston County.
The services offered include a Food Pantry, Medical Care and Services Clinic, Rental     Address:
and Utility Payment Assistance, Educational Scholarship Program, and Gasoline            800 Grand Ave
Vouchers for citizens to travel to Medical Appointments and Unemployed citizens to
attend Job Fairs or Interviews.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Bacliff, TX 77518

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                               Website or Email:
Lone Star Legal Aid                                                                         www.lonestarlegal.org
                                                                                            Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                            (800)551-3712, (409)762-5739 (Fax)
Lone Star Legal Aid offers Texas citizens many Legal Services ranging from Brief
Advice and Counsel to Representation in State and Federal Courts. Practice areas            Address:
include Domestic Violence, Child Advocacy, Housing, Income Maintenance, Health              2200 Market Street Suite 301
Care Access, Consumer Fraud, Disabilities Rights, Employment, Education, Estate
Planning and Probate, Civil Rights and Disaster Relief. Other office locations in the
                                                                                            City, State, Zip:
Houston Metro Area are available, call for contact information.
                                                                                            Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation       Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                               Website or Email:
M.I. Lewis Social Service Center
                                                                                            Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                            (281)534-2043, (281)534-1368 (Fax)
The M.I. Lewis Center offers Emergency Rental and Housing Assistance, Utility
Payment Assistance, and Food Pantry Services to residents of Dickinson, Bacliff, and        Address:
San Leon. Other services provided are In-Home Grocery Delivery Services for elderly         2605 44th Street
and disabled citizens. School supplies are given to underprivileged Dickinson ISD
students each year. The Food Pantry is available to non-residents every 3rd Saturday
                                                                                            City, State, Zip:
of each month.
                                                                                            Dickinson, TX 77539

   Transportation       Financial Assistance       GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Mainland Children's Partnership                                                           www.mcpartnership.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)643-8240, (409)643-8252 (Fax)
Mainland Children's Partnership provides services to single mothers and families with
young children. Free pregnancy testing, Application Assistance for WIC and CHIP           Address:
Programs as well as Financial and Educational Assistance.                                 2000 Texas Ave, Suite 601

                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Texas City, TX 77590

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Mainland Connect Transit                                                                  www.texas-city-tx.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)945-0820
Mainland Transit offers Public Transportation Services to residents of La Marque and
Texas City with a bus route system serving specified routes in both La Marque and         Address:
Texas City. Routes begin service at 6:30 am Monday through Friday. One way fares for      4352 Emmett F Lowry Expressway
the general public are $1.00. Senior discounts and child rates available.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Texas City, TX 77591-2628

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                          Website or Email:
Mainland Head Start Program                                                            www.gccac.org
                                                                                       Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                       (409)938-4747
Mainland Head Start is a program offered by the Galveston County Community Action
Council. This program provides low-income and developmentally delayed Preschool        Address:
children with Educational Services, Child Care Services, Mental Health Services,       5914 Carver Ave
Disability Services, and Family Services. Must meet age and income requirements.
                                                                                       City, State, Zip:
                                                                                       Texas City, TX 77591

   Transportation     Financial Assistance      GED                    Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food               Medical                   Counseling Services    Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing           Dental                    Child Care             Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                          Website or Email:
Mainland Medical Outreach Program                                                      www.mainlandmedical.com
                                                                                       Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                       (409)938-5000
The Mainland Medical Outreach Program offers Prenatal and Pediatric Medical care for
Low to Moderate Income women, children, and families.                                  Address:
                                                                                       2000 Texas Ave

                                                                                       City, State, Zip:
                                                                                       Texas City, TX 77590

   Transportation     Financial Assistance      GED                    Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food               Medical                   Counseling Services    Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing           Dental                    Child Care             Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Mark Kilroy Foundation / S.A.F.E. Coalition Program                                     www.markkilroyfoundation.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409)925-7771, (409)925-9891 (Fax)
The Mark Kilroy Foundation offers many programs including The S.A.F.E Program, a
family and teen assistance program including Preventive Educational Classes and         Address:
Teen Parenting Classes. The Foundation also offers Life Skills Classes, Counseling      P.O. Box 777
Support Groups, and Resource Referrals.
                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Santa Fe, TX 77517

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
NAACP Houston                                                                           www.naacphouston.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (713)526-3389, (713)630-2699 (Fax)
NAACP Houston offers many services and programs to citizens living in the Houston
Metro Area. The programs include Legal Assistance, HIV/AIDS Testing and                 Address:
Awareness, Employment Services, Community Outreach, Youth Education and                 2002 Wheeler Ave.
Leadership Skills Building, and Preventive Educational programs.
                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Houston, TX 77004

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                                Website or Email:
National Alliance on Mental Illness Gulf Coast (NAMI)                                        www.namigulfcoast.org
                                                                                             Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                             (281)585-3100, (281)284-9441 (Fax)
NAMI Gulf Coast supports families through Individual and Group Counseling Services,
Educational Workshops, and Advocacy for families of an individual with a Mental              Address:
Illness and Professionals treating the individual.                                           319 E South Street

                                                                                             City, State, Zip:
                                                                                             Alvin, TX 77512

   Transportation       Financial Assistance        GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                     Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                      Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                                Website or Email:
National Institute for Literacy                                                              www.nifl.gov
                                                                                             Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                             (877)433-7827
The National Institute for Literacy offers Publications, Information, and Resource
Referrals for Adults and Children experiencing difficulties with Literacy. Information is    Address:
also available online for Parents to engage and teach Infants, Toddlers, and Older           1775 Street NW, Suite 730
Children reading skills.
                                                                                             City, State, Zip:
                                                                                             Washington, DC 20006

   Transportation       Financial Assistance        GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                     Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                      Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                          Website or Email:
Nia Cultural Center
                                                                                       Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                       (409)765-7086
The Nia Cultural Center provides Youth Leadership Development, Cultural Enrichment,
and Family Services to families and youth living in Galveston.                         Address:
                                                                                       3018 Ursuline Drive

                                                                                       City, State, Zip:
                                                                                       Galveston, TX 77553

   Transportation     Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food               Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing           Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                          Website or Email:
One Mission: Galveston                                                                 www.theonemissioninitiative.org
                                                                                       Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                       (409)795-9342
One Mission: Galveston offers help with the Repair and Rebuilding of Damaged
Homes in Galveston due to Hurricane Ike. One Mission: Galveston also provides other    Address:
services to families and individuals affected by Hurricane Ike in Galveston.           5200 Ave N 1/2

                                                                                       City, State, Zip:
                                                                                       Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation     Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food               Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing           Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Our Daily Bread                                                                         www.christusfoundation.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409)765-6971
Our Daily Bread is a part of the CHRISTUS Foundation. Our Daily Bread offers Hot
Meals Daily, Shelter Services, Personal Hygiene Items, Counseling Services, and         Address:
other services to Homeless Individuals and Families in need.                            2420 Winnie Street

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                    Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services    Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care             Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Our Father's Kingdom Ministries                                                         www.ourfatherskingdomministries.com
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409)256-0901
Our Father's Kingdom Ministries offers Shelter, Food, Clothing, Medical Care,
Counseling Services, Life Skills Development, Substance Abuse Services, and             Address:
Employment Services to Individuals and Families in need in Galveston County.            601 37th Street

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance      GED                    Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services    Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care             Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Parenting Partnerships                                                                     www.parentingpartnerships.com
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (281)874-5890, (832)217-3123 (Fax)
Parenting Partnerships offers Family Coaching, Conflict Management Classes, Co-
Parenting Classes and Co-Parenting Assistance for Divorcing Parents. Free Parenting        Address:
Tips and Information are available online, Online Parenting Classes are also offered for   2222 Pennbright Rd Suite 135
families.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Houston, TX 77056

   Transportation       Financial Assistance      GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Partnership for Prescription Assistance                                                    www.pparx.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (888)477-2669
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance is a Nationwide Program that searches for
and helps to obtain Free and Low-Cost Medications for low-income Individuals and           Address:
Families in need of medications.

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   Transportation       Financial Assistance      GED                      Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Pathway to Recovery                                                                       www.pathwaytorecovery.com
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (888)300-3697 or (409)933-4366
Pathway to Recovery offers several types of Substance Abuse Treatment Programs for
both Men and Women. Programs include Inpatient Detoxification, Intensive                  Address:
Residential Treatment, Partial Hospitalization, and Intensive and Supportive Outpatient   2119 Oak Street
Treatment.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          La Marque, TX 77568

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Pediatric Dental Care Clinic
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)744-4551
The Pediatric Dental Care Clinic accepts children's SCHIP and Medicaid Insurance.
                                                                                          Address:
                                                                                          2501 65th Street Suite A

                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Galveston, TX 77551

   Transportation      Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Phoenix House                                                                           www.phoenixhouse.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (713) 819-7997 or (713)426-2637
Phoenix House is a Nationwide Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center for Adolescents,
Teens, and Adults. Phoenix House offers both In-Patient Residential and Out-Patient     Address:
Drug Treatment Programs. Phoenix House has several locations in Texas. The              123 25th Street, 7th Floor
Admissions Office is located in Galveston. Call for more information.
                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Prevent Blindness Texas                                                                 www.preventblindness.org/TX
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (713)526-2559, (713)529-8310 (Fax)
Prevent Blindness Texas provides Sight-Saving Services including Adult and Children's
Vision Screenings, Free Eye Exams, Free Glasses for Qualifying Applicants,              Address:
Educational Information on Eye Health and Safety.                                       2202 Waugh Drive

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Houston, TX 77006

   Transportation      Financial Assistance     GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County, Inc.                                       www.rccgc.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)763-1441, (409)762-0189 (Fax)
The Resource and Crisis Center offers a shelter for victims of Domestic Abuse or
Sexual Assault. The Center also provides Legal Assistance, Financial Assistance, and       Address:
Medical and Counseling Services. The Center also offers three thrift store locations,      2202 Avenue L
these stores help to fund the Center's operation.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation       Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Ronald McDonald House of Galveston                                                         www.rmhg.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)762-8770, (409)762-9902 (Fax)
The Ronald McDonald House of Galveston is a “home-away-from-home” for the
families of children who are seeking medical treatment at the University of Texas          Address:
Medical Branch, Shriners Hospital for Children and Transitional Learning Center. The       301 14th Street
House is more than a place to stay; as a low-cost or free living alternative to a hotel
room, the families and children enjoy cheerful surroundings and the support of other
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
families, volunteers and staff.
                                                                                           Galveston, TX 77550

   Transportation       Financial Assistance       GED                     Employment Services                    Shelter                    Respite Care

   Food                 Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Rosenberg Library                                                                         www.rosenberg-library.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)763-8854, (409)763-0275 (Fax)
The Public Library provides books, DVDs, and CDs for patrons to borrow. Free
programs are available including Children's Story Times and Summer Reading                Address:
Programs. The Museum and History Center is also available to the public.                  2310 Sealy Ave

                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Galveston, TX 77550

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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Santa Fe Family Service
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)927-4133 Answered 24 Hours, (409)927-4019 (Fax)
Santa Fe Family Service provides Financial Assistance, Rental Payment Assistance,
Utility Payment Assistance, and Other Basic Needs. The Service also makes                 Address:
Resource Refferals for clients in need for help with Counseling Services, Housing, and    4205 Jackson Street
Other Services. Program participants must reside within the limits of Santa Fe ISD.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Santa Fe, TX 77510

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   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Sheltering Harbour Youth Treatment Center                                                 www.shelteringharbour.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (281)251-9904 or (281)257-4818
Sheltering Harbour is a Residential Treatment Center operating at four campuses,
designed to help boys and girls aged 10 to 17 with Emotional or Behavioral problems       Address:
return to a healthier, more productive and less restrictive environment. The programs     18726 Tomato Street
include Psychiatric and Psychological Treatment, Drug Treatment, Behavior
Modification, and Group Therapy.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Spring, Texas 77379

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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Shiloh African Methodist Episcopal Church                                                 www.shilohamec.moonfruit.com
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)762-3646, (409)762-3046 (Fax)
Shiloh African Methodist Episcopal Church offers Sunday worship services and In-
home worship services to Galveston residents unable to come to service due to illness     Address:
or disability. The Church also offers a Food Pantry each Wednesday for Galveston          1310 Martin Luther King Blvd.
residents in need.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Galveston, TX 77550

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   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Shriner's Hospital for Children - Galveston                                                www.shrinershq.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (888)215-3109 or (409)770-6998
The Shriner's Hospital in Galveston is a Pediatric Burn Treatment hospital providing
Comprehensive Acute Care, Reconstructive, and Rehabilitative Care to children with         Address:
Burn Injuries. Services and Medical Care for the children are Free of Charge.              815 Market Street

                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Galveston, TX 77550

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   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
SMART Family Literacy Project                                                              www.smartfamilyliteracy.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)771-4155
The S.M.A.R.T. Family Literacy Project recruits and trains volunteers who read with
children and families in schools, shelters and at community-wide literacy fairs. The       Address:
Project also purchases new books for volunteers to give to the children involved in the    P. O. Box 2445
project.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Galveston, TX 77553

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   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Social Security Administration                                                             www.socialsecurity.gov
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)766-3631 or (800)772-1213
The Social Security Administration files Federal or State Applications for Social
Security Retirement Income, Medicaid, Disability Benefits, Supplemental Security           Address:
Income (SSI), and Lost or Stolen Social Security Card Replacement. Applications for        4918 A Seawall Blvd
assistance can also be found online.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Galveston, TX 77551

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   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Sonlight Ministries of Galveston County                                                    email: pastormplogan@aol.com
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)682-3881
Sonlight Ministries offers Shelter Services, Legal Assistance, Financial Assistance, and
Medical and Dental Assistance to Galveston County residents in need on a Case-by-          Address:
Case basis.                                                                                2208 Ponchatrain Court

                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           League City, TX 77573

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   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Southwest Counseling Services PC
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (281)332-3300
Southwest Counseling Services PC provides Outpatient Counseling Services to
children, adolescents and adults. The Center offers Counseling Services in the form of    Address:
Parenting Skill Building, Play Therapy, Domestic Violence Counseling, and Anger           1725 East Main Street
Management Counseling.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          League City, TX 775573

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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
St. John's Point of Light Clinic, Christus                                                www.christusfoundation.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (281)534-3983 or (281)534-3073
The Point of Light Clinic, sponsored by CHRISTUS St. John Hospital, is open
Weekdays to provide Medical Care for Families, Children, and Individuals that are         Address:
Uninsured or Underinsured. The Medical Services provided include Immunizations,           3717 Highway 3 Suite 1A
Medical Exams, and Other Clinic Services.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Dickinson, TX 77539

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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
St. Mary's Catholic Church                                                               www.stmarylc.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (281)332-3031
St. Mary's Catholic Church provides limited Financial Assistance, Counseling Services,
and Food to needy Parishoners and Community Members. Call for more information.          Address:
                                                                                         1612 East Walker Street

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         League City, TX 77573

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   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
St. Patrick Catholic Church                                                              www.holyfamilygb.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)762-9646
St. Patrick Catholic Church offer Worship Services, limited Financial Asssistance,
Counseling Services, Food, and Other Basic Needs Items to Parishoners and families       Address:
in need. Call for more information.                                                      1010 35th Street

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77550

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   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church                                                    www.stpaulcatholic.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (281)333-3891
St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church helps needy Parishoners with limited Financial
Assistance, Counseling Services, Food, and Other Services as needed. Call for more      Address:
information.                                                                            18223 Point Lookout Dr.

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Nassau, TX 77058

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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
St. Vincent's House                                                                     www.stvhope.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409)763-8521
St. Vincent's House offers Emergency Financial Assistance, Free Medical Clinic, Low-
Cost Child Care, Food Pantry, and Transportation Services to needy or Low-Income        Address:
families in the Galveston area.                                                         2817 Post Office Street

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Galveston, TX 77550

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   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services    Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter                                            www.sohmission.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (713)222-2220, (713)222-1046 (Fax)
The Star of Hope is an Emergency Shelter for women and families with children.
Couples with children must provide Marriage Licenses and all children must have Birth      Address:
Certificates to receive services. The shelter allows an extended stay of up to 30 days.    419 Dowling Street

                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Houston, TX 77003

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   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Start Smart Education and Care Centers
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)935-0406 or (409)933-0200
The Start Smart Education and Care Center is an affordable Child Care program for
children and families in La Marque and Texas City.                                         Address:
                                                                                           525 Texas Avenue and 806 Carolyn St

                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           La Marque, TX 77568

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   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

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Organization:                                                                               Website or Email:
TCDN Learning Place (Texas City Day Nursery)                                                www.tcdn.biz or email: tcdn@sbcglobal.net
                                                                                            Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                            (409)943-5247, (409)943-4494 (Fax)
The TCDN Learning Place provides affordable, safe, and nurturing Child Care for
children ages 6 weeks to 13 years old. This service is low-cost and available to all        Address:
families.                                                                                   P.O. Box 1365

                                                                                            City, State, Zip:
                                                                                            Texas City, TX 77592

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   Clothing             Dental                     Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                               Website or Email:
Teen Central.Net                                                                            www.teencentral.net
                                                                                            Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
TeenCentral.Net is an online forum for Teens and Parents to find Advice and
Information for their problems. Teens and Parents receive advice from Youth and             Address:
Family Professionals as well as Resource Referral information. All postings are
anonymous to ensure privacy for both teens and parents.
                                                                                            City, State, Zip:


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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Texas Advocacy Project                                                                   www.texasadvocacyproject.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (800)374-4673 or (512)476-5377
The Texas Advocacy Project offers Free Legal Services statewide to victims of
Domestic Abuse, Sexual Assault, and Stalking. The program files Emergency                Address:
Protective Orders, Safety Plan Development, and Referrals for Shelter Locations. Also    P.O.Box 833
advocates for victims of Teen Dating Violence.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Austin, TX 78767

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   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Texas Attorney General - Child Support Office                                            www.oag.state.tx.us
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)986-7688 or (800)687-7572
The Texas Attorney General Child Support Office files Legal Documentation to
Establish Paternity of a Child, Establish and Enforce Child Support Payments to the      Address:
Custodial Parent, Locate Absent Parents, and Review or Ammend Existing Child             3201 FM 2004 Road
Support Orders. Online Parenting Tips and Parenting Information for Fathers available.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Texas City, TX 77591

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   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Texas Children's Health Insurance Plan (SCHIP)                                            www.chipmedicaid.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (800)647-6558 or (877)543-7669
This Program offers Medicaid and Children's Health Plans to qualifying children and
families. The Children's Health Plan (SCHIP) is low-cost health insurance plan for        Address:
children under 19 years old.                                                              P.O. Box 14200

                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Midland, TX 79711-9901

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   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Texas Children's Hospital                                                                 www.texaschildrens.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (800)364-5437 or (832)824-1777 (24 Hr Advice Line)
Texas Children's Hospital is a Nationally Recognized Children's Hospital. The hospital
offers Medical Care for children in need of care and children with Serious or             Address:
Specialized Health Conditions. The hospital has several payment options for Low-          6621 Fannin Street
Income families.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Houston, TX 77030

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   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                     Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Texas City Community Family Center
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409)643-8240
The Texas City Community Family Center houses several programs in one central
location to ensure the best services for Galveston County residents. The Mainland       Address:
Medical Prenatal and Women's Outreach Clinic, Department of Assistive and               2000 Texas Ave
Rehabilitative Services, Mainland Children's Partnership, Catholic Charities, Adult
Protective Services, Child Protective Services, Health and Human Services, Galveston
                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
County 4 C's Clinic, and Family Service Center of Galveston County each have office
suites within the building.                                                             Texas City, TX 77590

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   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Texas City Housing Authority                                                            www.texas-city-tx.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (409)945-4011
The Texas City Housing Authority provides Rental and Housing Payment Assistance.
The Housing Authority also helps qualified residents obtain Section Eight Housing       Address:
Choice Vouchers.                                                                        1801 9th Avenue North

                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Texas City, TX 77592

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   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                   Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Texas City ISD Calvin Vincent Head Start                                                 www.tcisd.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)916-0512, (409)916-0596 (Fax)
Calvin Vincent Head Start provides low-income and developmentally delayed
Preschool children with Educational Services, Child Care Services, Mental Health         Address:
Services, Disability Services, and Family Services. Must meet age and income             300 N 25th Street
requirements.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Texas City, TX 77590

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   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs                                        www.tdhca.state.tx.us
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (512) 475-3800
Texas Dept. of Housing and Community Affairs offers Rental Assistance, Emergency
Housing Vouchers, and Grants for First-Time Homebuyers and qualified Low to              Address:
Moderate Income Families.                                                                P.O. BOX 13941

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Austin, TX 78711

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   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Texas Health and Human Services Commission - Eligibility                                   www.hhsc.state.tx.us, www.211texas.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)945-0317 or (512)424-6500
The Eligilbility Office for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission provides
Application Assistance, Benefit Assistance, and Resource Referrals for Texas citizens      Address:
needing Food Stamps, Medicaid, and Financial Assistance in the form of TANF                2000 Texas Ave
Payments. Other Eligibility Office locations available in Galveston County. Call 211
from any landline for alternate office locations and other services.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Texas City, TX 77590

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   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
Texas Health Insurance Pool                                                                www.txhealthpool.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (888)398-3927
The Texas Health Insurance Pool offers Health Insurance for people ineligible for their
own policies due to Pre-Existing or Serious Medical Conditions. This program also          Address:
helps subsidize the costs for continuation of a previous employer’s insurance through      P. O. Box 660819
COBRA.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Dallas, TX 75266

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   Food                 Medical                   Counseling Services      Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing             Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Texas Health Steps Program                                                                www.dshs.state.tx.us/thsteps
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (877)847-8377
Texas Health Steps is a program offered by the Texas Dept. of State Health Services
through Medicaid. Texas Health Steps provides assistance with Finding Medical Care,       Address:
Setting Appointments, Case Management Services, and Transportation to Medical             P.O. Box 149347
Appointments. This program is for Children, Teens, and Young Adults receiving
Medicaid.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Austin, TX 78714

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   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Texas HIV Medication Program                                                              www.dshs.state.tx.us/hivstd
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (800)255-1090
The Texas Department of Health's Texas HIV Medication Program currently supplies
40 different medications in more than 80 strengths and formulations and is operated       Address:
through a network of participating pharmacies, local health departments and public        4110 Guadalupe, Building 636
health clinics for Free or at a Reduced Cost to low-income Individuals diagnosed with
HIV/AIDS.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Austin, TX 78751

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   Food                Medical                    Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
Texas Medicaid Program                                                                  www.hhsc.state.tx.us/medicaid/
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (800)252-8263 or 211 from any Landline
The Texas Medicaid Program is a State Health Program for Low-Income Children and
Families. Texas Medicaid provides Medical, Dental, Mental Health, Counseling, and       Address:
Substance Abuse services to covered Medicaid participants. The Application for          P.O.Box 14600
Medicaid Coverage is available online.
                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Midland, TX 79711

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   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

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Organization:                                                                           Website or Email:
The A.R.C. of the Gulf Coast                                                            www.arcgc.org
                                                                                        Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                        (281)388-1161, (281)388-1176 (Fax)
The A.R.C. of the Gulf Coast provides many services to mentally challenged
individuals in the Gulf Coast area. Services to include Educational Trainings and       Address:
Advocacy Support Services, Decision Making Trainings, Rent and Utility Assistance,      1600 E. Highway 6 Suite 201
and Recreational Activities. Qualified Individuals must have an Intellectual or
Developmental Disability to receive services.
                                                                                        City, State, Zip:
                                                                                        Alvin, TX 77512

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   Food                Medical                  Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
The Children's Center                                                                    www.thechildrenscenterinc.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)763-8861
The Children's Center offers an Emergency Shelter that is available to homeless youth
and families with children. The Children's Center offers families several programs       Address:
including Federal and State Application Assistance, Preventive Education, Parenting      P. O. Box 2600
Skill Building Classes, Transitional Services, Case Management, Counseling Services,
and many others. Call for more information.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77553

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   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
The Gulf Coast Center Mental Health Program                                              www.gcmhmr.com
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)763-2373 or (866)729-3848 (24 Hr Line)
The Gulf Coast Center MHMR Program offers Comprehensive Mental Health and
Mental Retardation Services to residents of Galveston and Brazoria Counties. The         Address:
services include In-patient and Out-patient Mental Health Treatment, Counseling          123 Rosenberg, Suite 6
Services, and many others for Children, Adolescents, and Adults. The MHMR Program
also offers Case Management Services, Employment Services, and other Supportive
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
Services for Individuals with Disablities or Mental Retardation.
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77553

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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
The Gulf Coast Center Substance Abuse Program                                            www.gcmhmr.com
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)763-2373 or (866)729-3848 (24 Hr Line)
The Gulf Coast Center Substance Abuse Recovery Program offers complete and
supportive Substance Abuse Recovery Services to Invidividuals in Galveston and           Address:
Brazoria Counties. The services include In-patient and Out-patient Substance Abuse       123 Rosenberg, Suite 6
Treatment, Counseling Services, and Support Group Meetings.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77553

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   Food                Medical                   Counseling Services     Preventive Education                   Substance Abuse Recovery   Legal Assistance

   Clothing            Dental                    Child Care              Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
The Gulf Coast Trades Center                                                             www.gctc.us, email: gctc@gctcw.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (936)344-6677, (936)344-2386 (Fax)
The Gulf Coast Trades Center serves "At-Risk" or Adjudicated Youth ages 14 - 18
years old referred throughout the State of Texas. The Center offers Residential Living   Address:
Programs for At-Risk Youth. These services provided at the Center include Vocational     143 Forest Service Road # 233
Training, Counseling Services, Anger Management, Youth Substance Abuse
Recovery, Medical Care, Educational Programs, and After-Care Services for Youth.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         New Waverly, TX 77358

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Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
The Jameson Center                                                                         www.thechildrenscenterinc.org
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)765-5212 or (281)282-1301
The Jameson Center is a division of The Children's Center, Inc. The Jameson Center
is a licensed Child Placing Agency (CPA). It recruits, trains, provides home studies and   Address:
monitors foster homes in the greater Galveston - Houston area. It serves special needs     P.O.Box 2600
children and youth from birth through age 17. Call for information on becoming a
Foster Parent in Galveston County.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Galveston, TX 77553

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   Clothing             Dental                    Child Care               Federal/State Application Assistance   Mental Health Services




Organization:                                                                              Website or Email:
The Jesse Tree                                                                             www.jessetree.net
                                                                                           Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                           (409)762-2233
The Jesse Tree is a faith-based non-profit organization that connects people with the
medical care, social services and ministerial resources they need. The Jesse Tree          Address:
offers Medical Care, Prescription Payment Assistance, HIV/AIDS Services and Chronic        2622 Market Street
Medical Conditions Management, Food Pantry, Nutrition Classes, Federal and State
Application Assistance, and Medical Equipment Loan Programs.
                                                                                           City, State, Zip:
                                                                                           Galveston, TX 77550

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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
The Luke Society Medical Mission to the Homeless                                          www.galvestonchap.org; email: fmzaunbr@utmb.edu
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)765-6391
The Luke Society Medical Mission to the Homeless operates an open-air clinic to help
meet the health needs of the homeless in Galveston. Staffed by volunteer physicians,      Address:
nurses and lay workers, the clinic is held each Saturday morning in the parking lot       1903 Church Street
behind the First Presbyterian Church of Galveston at the corner of 20th and Church
Streets. Clinic services include screening for medical problems and basic treatment of
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
wounds and infections. There is no fee for clinic services.
                                                                                          Galveston, TX 77550

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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
The Salvation Army                                                                        www.salvationarmy.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)935-1190, (409)935-6523 (Fax)
The Salvation Army of Texas City provides a Food Pantry, Rent and Housing
Assistance, Utility Payment Assistance, Financial Assistance, Counseling Services,        Address:
and Summer Programs.                                                                      4210 Texas Ave

                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Texas City, TX 77591

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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
The Salvation Army Galveston Mission                                                     www.salvationarmyusa.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)736-1691
The Salvation Army Galveston Mission offers an Emergency Overnight Shelter for
Homeless Individuals and Families. The Mission also provides Rental and Utility          Address:
Payment Assistance, Employment Services, Food, Clothing, and other assistive             2228 Broadway
services. The Galveston Mission's Thrift Store is located onsite.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77550

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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
The Sunshine Center                                                                      www.sunshine-center.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)763-5324, (409)763-5029 (Fax)
The Sunshine Center serves Adults with Developmental Delays and Disabilities. The
Center provides Employment Services, Day Programs, Adaptive Skills Learning, and         Address:
Group Activities. Occupational Therapy and Psychology Services are also available for    1726 21st Street
qualified clients.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77550

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Organization:                                                                                Website or Email:
The Texas ChalleNGe Academy                                                                  www.ngycp.org
                                                                                             Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                             (877)-822-0050 or (409)740-4799
The Texas ChalleNGe Academy (TCA) is a volunteer program for 16 to 19 year old
teens that are at risk of dropping out or that have already dropped out of high school.      Address:
The program is open to all students, without regard to race, sex, religious affiliation or   P.O. Box 510
household income. The program requires a 17 1/2 month commitment and is divided
into three phases, the program includes a 6 month Residential Program for the At-Risk
                                                                                             City, State, Zip:
Youth. The Academy is now located in Sheffield, TX. Galveston County youth are
eligible for the program.                                                                    Sheffield, TX 79781

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Organization:                                                                                Website or Email:
Titus Harris Clinic
                                                                                             Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                             (409)765-6321
The Titus Harris Clinic offers Mental Health and Counseling Services for Galveston
County residents. The Clinic accepts Private Insurance and Medicaid.                         Address:
                                                                                             2200 Market St Ste 412

                                                                                             City, State, Zip:
                                                                                             Galveston, TX 77550

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                                              2010 Galveston County Children's and Youth Services Directory

Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
Turning Point Church of League City                                                      www.tpclc.org
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (281)332-5728
Turning Point Church of League City offers services to League City residents and
families in need through the Church's Care Ministries. The Church offers Food,           Address:
Counseling and Supportive Services, and other Basic Needs Services. Call for more        801 Hwy 3 South
information.
                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         League City, TX 77574

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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services                                                www.uscis.gov
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (800)375-5283
The USCIS offers Federal Citizenship and Immigration services for non-U.S. citizens
as well as information for Overseas Adoption Processes by U.S. citizens, Marriage of a   Address:
Non-U.S. citizen by a U.S. citizen, and other Immigrations Services.                     126 Northpoint Drive

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Houston, TX 77060

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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
United Way of Galveston                                                                  www.unitedwaygalveston.com
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)762-4357, (409)762-1041 (Fax0
United Way of Galveston provides Information, Support, and Funding to Service
Providers in Galveston that offer programs for Galveston citizens. United Way offers     Address:
Resource Referrals and online information for available services in Galveston County.    2200 Market Street, Suite 850

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77553

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Organization:                                                                            Website or Email:
University of Texas Medical Branch                                                       www.utmb.edu
                                                                                         Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                         (409)772-2222 or (800)917-8906.
UTMB offers many services to Texas residents. UTMB offers Prenatal, Pediatric, Case
Management, and Chronic Health Care Services. UTMB offers several clinic locations       Address:
within Galveston County.                                                                 301 University Boulevard

                                                                                         City, State, Zip:
                                                                                         Galveston, TX 77555

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Organization:                                                                                  Website or Email:
Upward Bound
                                                                                               Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                               (409)766-5700
Upward Bound provides Educational Support and Financial Assistance for College in
the form of a Scholarship for high school students preparing for college. Upward               Address:
Bound is a program provided for students enrolled in Ball High that are the first              4115 Ave O
generation in their families to attend college.
                                                                                               City, State, Zip:
                                                                                               Galveston, TX 77553

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Organization:                                                                                  Website or Email:
WIC Program                                                                                    www.gchd.org
                                                                                               Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                               (409)763-7207
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children - better
known as the WIC Program - serves to safeguard the health of low-income women,                 Address:
infants, & children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to   4700 Broadway
supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care. This
program provides vouchers for Food Items including milk, eggs, cheese, fruits, and
                                                                                               City, State, Zip:
peanut as well as infant cereal and formula. Other office locations are available in
Texas City and Dickinson.                                                                      Galveston, TX 77551

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                                             2010 Galveston County Children's and Youth Services Directory

Organization:                                                                          Website or Email:
William Temple Episcopal Church                                                        www.epicenter.org
                                                                                       Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                       (409)762-8641
William Temple Episcopal Church provides Outreach to the Community in many ways.
William Temple Church houses meetings for Alcoholics Anonymous, provides               Address:
Donations and Funding for the Seafarer's Center, provides Hurricane Ike Disaster       427 Market Street
Relief and Rebuilding, and offers Worship Services and Support for patients at UTMB
clinics.
                                                                                       City, State, Zip:
                                                                                       Galveston, TX 77550

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Organization:                                                                          Website or Email:
Window on State Government                                                             www.window.state.tx.us
                                                                                       Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
The Window on State Government offers Online Information for Texas Residents
including Educational Resources and Grants, Information on Unclaimed Property,         Address:
Information on State Taxes, and other services.

                                                                                       City, State, Zip:


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                                             2010 Galveston County Children's and Youth Services Directory

Organization:                                                                          Website or Email:
Workforce Solutions - Galveston                                                        www.wrksolutions.com
                                                                                       Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                       (409)770-9915, (409)621-5109 (Fax)
Workforce Solutions provides Financial Assistance for Child Care, Employment
Services, Application Assistance for Unemployment Benefits, Career Planning            Address:
Services, and other work-related services to Texas residents.                          4700 Broadway, Suite E-100

                                                                                       City, State, Zip:
                                                                                       Galveston, TX 77551

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Organization:                                                                          Website or Email:
Workforce Solutions - Texas City                                                       www.wrksolutions.com
                                                                                       Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                       (409)949-9055, (409)949-9050 (Fax)
Workforce Solutions provides Financial Assistance for Child Care, Employment
Services, Application Assistance for Unemployment Benefits, Career Planning            Address:
Services, and other work-related services to Texas residents.                          3549 Palmer Highway

                                                                                       City, State, Zip:
                                                                                       Texas City, TX 77590

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                                              2010 Galveston County Children's and Youth Services Directory

Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
YMCA of Greater Houston                                                                   www.ymcahouston.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (713)659-5566
The YMCA of Greater Houston has two facilities within Galveston County. The facilities
are located in Galveston and League City. The YMCA offers Afterschool Child Care          Address:
programs and Summer Programs for children. The facilities also offer several classes      1600 Louisiana Street
for parents and families as well as gym facilities. Call or visit the website for class
schedules.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Houston, TX 77002

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Organization:                                                                             Website or Email:
Ziegler Head Start Program                                                                www.gccac.org
                                                                                          Phone Number:
Types of Services Available:
                                                                                          (409)762-3085
Ziegler Head Start is a program offered by the Galveston County Community Action
Council. This program provides low-income and developmentally delayed Preschool           Address:
children with Educational Services, Child Care Services, Mental Health Services,          3305 Church Street
Disability Services, and Family Services. Must meet age and income requirements.
                                                                                          City, State, Zip:
                                                                                          Galveston, TX 77550

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Compliments of:
The Children’s Services Board of Galveston County




    722 Moody Avenue, Fifth Floor
    Galveston, TX 77550

    Phone: (409)770-5547
    Fax: (409)765-3264 (Fax)
    Visit our website at: www.co.galveston.tx.us

				
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