Community Resource Information

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Databases of local United Way Area Information Centers and provides the ability to search for free information on health and human services (e.g. food pantry, clothing, medical services, AA/NA, shelters, bill assistance, counseling, housing, etc) from more than 60,000 state and local programs.
Click on "Search for Services", search by type service and location.
By phone, dial 211. Advise staff the area you are in and what services you need.

Any Baby Can (parenting classes)

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1-512-334-4425 or 512-454-3743
Proactive Dads- Male only parenting class

Austin Recovery

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Provides substance abuse treatment to include detox, residential, and outpatient services. Funded and self funded programs available.
1-800-373-2081 or local 512-697-8600.

The Caring Place (Serving Georgetown and Northern Williamson County)

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Assists in the following ways: Rent, utilities, medical expenses, temporary shelter, transportation, other.
Non-financial Assistance: Food, clothing and household items.
Feeding Programs: Fresh Food for Families and Hope
Annual Programs: Coats for Kids, Thanksgiving and Christmas food distribution.

Dress for Success

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Goal is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Austin Location: 701 Tillery Street, Ste. A-5, Austin, Texas 78702; (512) 389-3723
Call and/or email for an appointment.

Lonestar Circle of Care (healthcare for the uninsured in Central Texas)

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Military One Source

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Provides resource information for active-duty, Guard, and Reserve service members and their families.
24 hour hotline, 1-800-342-9647.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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PThe National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, (NCMEC), is a private, (501)(c)(3) nonprofit organization which was created in 1984. The mission of the organization is to serve as the nation’s resource on the issues of missing and sexually exploited children. The organization provides information and resources to law enforcement, parents, children including child victims as well as other professionals.

Texas Workforce Commission

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Click on Job Seekers & Employees.
This section provides a variety of information on job search, tips on interviews and resumes, training, transportation, and child care.

Texas Youth Hotline

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1-800-989-6884 (98-YOUTH)

Veterans Re-Entry Services and Resources

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Provides information for Veterans who have been involved in the criminal justice system.

Domestic Violence Information

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Texas Council on Family Violence

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Safe Place (Travis County area)

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Family Violence 24-Hour Emergency Shelter
(512) 267-7233 (Hotline)

Hope Alliance (Williamson County area)

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Family Violence 24-Hour Emergency Shelter
(800) 460-7233 (Hotline)

Families in Crisis (Bell County area, including Ft. Hood)

Family Violence 24-Hour Emergency Shelter
24 hour Hotline 1-888-799-7233 (SAFE)
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Local number: 254-634-1184 or 254-773-7765

Family Abuse Center (McLennan County area)

Family Violence 24-Hour Emergency Shelter
24 hour Hotline 1-800-283-8401
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Local number: 254-772-8999

Suicide Prevention Information

Local 911:

If utilized, be sure to ask to speak with a Mental Health Officer and/or the Mental Health Crisis Team. They are trained to deal with a suicide crisis.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

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24-hour Suicide Hotline (1-800-273-8255) Assistance in Spanish;
Provides hotline number for Veterans;
Free resource materials (e.g. brochures, magnets, posters; en Espanol) are available within the Spread the Word section.