Local- Abilene, Texas- Resources

 

Social Service Agencies

2-1-1 (Call for Help)

 

Christian Service Center: M-F 9-4

3185 N. 10th St.—673-7531

By appointment only

Clothes, food, and household items

 

National Abuse Hotline

1-800-799-7233

 

City Lights Community Ministries

336 Hickory – 673-6686

Rent, utilities, bus passes, gas, birth certificates

MWF 9-12pm, 2:30-4:30pm

 

Crime Victim’s Compensation

1-800-983-9933

Relocation, counseling, support

 

Regional Victim’s Crisis Center

677-7895

Sexual assault counsel, CVC

 

Dept. Health & Human Services

M-F 8-5

4601 South 1st – 795-5999

Food stamps, TANF, Medicaid

 

Disability in Action

M-TH 8-6:30

317 N. Willis St. – 672-5460

Disability assistance

 

Love & Care Ministries

M-TH 9-3

233 Fannin—670-0246

Food, clothing, birth certificates, and IDs, dental and medical van, financial assistance (if funding available)

 

Taylor County Social Services

M-F 8-5

317 Pecan—674-1341

indigent medical (dental, vision, & prescription)

 

WIC

850 N. 6th– 692-1680

Food & formula for pregnant women & children under 5

 

IRC (International Rescue Committee)

3303 North 3rd, Suite D- 675-564

 

Employment Services

Department of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services (DARS)

1969 Industrial Blvd 690-3800

Vocational Rehabilitation

 

Goodwill West Texas

2200 N 1st St- 676-7925

Training & employment for people with barriers

 

People Ready

2741 S 14th 793-1000

Temporary employment (pays daily)

 

Advance Resourcing (Temp Agency)

400 Pine St #575, 325-6767179

 

Kelly Services (Temp Agency)

4400 Buffalo Gap Rd Suite 3700, (325) 695-4110

 

Salvation Army

1726 Butternut—677-1408

Homeless to work program

 

Texas Workforce Center

400 Oak—795-4200

Job search, WIA, skill classes, resumes tutorials, copy and mail services

 

Legal Services

Attorney General

3444 N. 1st –672-4480

Child support, CVC

Access/Visitation Hotline 1-866-292-4636

 

District Attorney

677-1261

300 Oak 3rd Floor

Protective orders

 

Lawyer Referral Service

1-800-252-9690

 

Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas

M-F 8-5

500 Chestnut Suite 901

Divorce, custody & civil matters

 

 

TX Advocacy Project/Family Violence Legal Line

M-F 8:30-5:30

1-800-374-4673

Divorce, custody, protective orders

 

Abilene Police Department

450 Pecan St. – 673-8331(non-emergency)

 

City Attorney of Abilene

555 Walnut St. – 676-6251

 

Housing Options

Abilene Hope Haven

801 S. Treadaway- 677-4673

Transitional housing

 

Abilene North Apartments

2411 N. Willis—672-9851

Sliding scale, Section 8 accepted

 

Abilene Public Housing

M-W, F 8-5

4398 N.7th —676-6032

www.abileneha.org

 

Family Care @ Ben Richey

M-F 8-5

501 Ben Richey Dr – 692-2500

Transitional housing, single mother program

 

Family Care @ Hendrick

M-F 8-5

2758 Jeanette—692-0112

Transitional housing, family care for single mothers

 

Housing Authority of Abilene

M-W, F 8-5

534 Cypress Street, Suite #200

676-6385 / www.abileneha.org

Rental assistance program

 

Salvation Army

1726 Butternut—677-1408

Emergency shelter, clothing, rent, deposits, utilities, Outbound Program

Store M-TH 10-5, Fri & Sat 10-6:30

 

New Beginnings

Women’s Jail/Prison Transition House

325-695-5295

 

 

Education Agencies

Adult Education

1929 S. 11th 671-4419

GED, ESL, & literacy M-TH 8-4, F 8-3:30

 

Cisco Junior College

M-F 8-5

717 E. Industrial—794-4400

 

Texas State Technical College

650 US Hwy. 80 – 235-7300

 

Substance Abuse Treatment

180 House

2102 Amy Lynn—673-0180

Transitional living

 

 

Salvation Army Drug & Alcohol Program

1726 Butternut- 677-1408

6 month inpatient work therapy program

 

Serenity House

150 Orange—673-6489

Outreach & residential

 

Children’s Services

The Alliance for Women & Children

1350 N. 10th     677-5321

After-school care, teen girls program, women’s health awareness program

 

Boys and Girls Club

M-F 3pm-7pm

4610 N. 10th St. – 672-1712

After school care

 

Child/Adult Abuse Hotline

1-800-252-5400

 

 

Child Care Services (CCS)

M-F 8-5

400 Oak Suite 317 – 795-4283

Day care assistance

 

Early Child Intervention

M-F 8-5

765 Orange—627-0908

Dev/Med disability thru age 3

Minimal price based on income

 

Locust Early Head Start

M-F 8-4

949 Plum—671-4613

Birth through 3

 

Woodson Head Start

M-F 8-4

520 N. 9th—671-4594

Age 3 through 5

 

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

W 9 am-1pm

3150 Vogel Ave. – 677-1471

The Baby Room (helps with diapers, formula, clothes, and cribs to those who qualify)
YMCA

3250 State St.—677-8144

3125 South 32nd – 695-3400

Sliding scale & after-school

 

 

Health Care Services

Abilene Behavioral Health (ACADIA)

4225 Woods Place- 698-6600

Residential & outpatient psychological and substance abuse treatment and detox

 

Abilene Diagnostic

M-F 8-5

1665 Antilley Rd. Suite 120 -793-5102

Family planning, STD testing, pap smears and mammograms

 

Abilene Regional Medical Center

6250 US 83 – 428-1000

 

Betty Hardwick Center

M-F 8-5

2616 S. Clack—690-5100

Crisis Line 800-758-3344

Adult & child mental health services

 

Hendrick Medical Center

1900 Pine- 670-2000

 

Medical Care Mission Medical

1857 Pine St – 672-5601

 

Medical Care Mission Dental

302 Medical Drive – 677-3455

 

Mercy Clinic

M-F 8-5

1902 Shelton St. – 676-6634

Primary health care, family planning, STD/ HIV testing and treatment, mammograms, pap smears, birth control, and some chronic care conditions (must qualify for services)

 

Ocean Behavioral Hospital

691-0030

6401 Directors Parkway Suite 200

Inpatient & outpatient services for chemical dependency & psychiatric illness or a combination of both

 

Pregnancy Resources Center

2110 N Willis- 672-6415

Pregnancy tests, sonograms, counseling, classes, diapers and formula (once every 30 days), Anthony’s Blessing

M 9a-5:30p TU-TH 10a-4:30p

 

Taylor County Health Department

850 N. 6th – 692-5600 Tue-Th 9-4

Family planning, birth certificates ($23), immunizations, WIC

 

West Texas Rehab Services

4601 Hartford 325-793-3400

Physical, Occupational & Speech

Therapy, Children & Adults

 

Medication Assistance

 

Taylor County Prescription Assistance

400 Oak Street- 674-1341

Short term & long term prescription need.

Does not help immediate prescription needs.

 

Needy Meds

www.needymeds.com

 

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

www.pparx.org

 

RxAssist

www.rxassist.org

 

RxHope

www.rxhome.com

 

Replacing Documents

 

County Clerk

M-F 8-5

300 Oak St Suite 100.—674-1202

Birth certificates ($23)

 

Dept. of Transportation

4649 S. 1st – 695-0988

Driver’s license -www.dps.texas.gov

 

Social Security Administration

1202 E.S. 11th – 675-0758

1-877-607-9525

Social security card

 

Social Security Disability

672-0310

 

Counseling/Parenting Services

The Ministry of Christian Single Mama ( COMING SOON)

Online

Parenting class

 

Labor of Love

M-F 8-5

104 Pine St. (Alexander Building) Suite

210 – 673-2242

Counseling, pregnancy and parenting class, HIV/STD education

 

King David’s Kids

754 South Treadaway- 672-8837

Support group for families with children diagnosed with developmental disabilities

 

Methodist Children’s Home Family Outreach

M-F 8-5

500 Chestnut St. Suite 838

672-9398

Parenting classes

 

Ministry of Counseling

M-TH 8-8; F 8-5

First Baptist Church

1502 North 1st—672-9999

Sliding scale, BIPP, all counseling

 

New Horizons/STAR Program

500 Chestnut, Suite 1513 – 437-1852 Crisis counseling, parenting, anger management

24 hour crisis- 1-877-261-3777

 

Presbyterian Children’s Home & Services

400 Orange St – 675-8787

Thelma Gray, LPC

Counseling and parenting, life skills

 

Rockin’ Moms  ( Through City Lights Ministry) 

(325)673-6686

Support group for single moms

 

Texas Family Institute

100 Chestnut, Suite 101 –676-8963

Sliding scale, support, parenting

 

Turning Point Counseling

500 Chestnut, Suite 1001

437-1001

 

Utilities/ Rental Assistance

St. Vincent de Paul Society

1241 Walnut St. 672-0623

 

Lite-up TX (electric help)

1-866-454-8387

Must be on SNAP or Medicaid (only through certain electric companies)

 

 

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