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HELP ORGANIZATIONS

Many people have a crises in their life and do not know where to go for help.
This page was created to help you find resources and help organizations in the Austin, Texas area.

211 HELP

211texas.org Online help information. You can call 211 for more individual help information.

Download 2011 - 276 page Basic - Needs Directory

FOOD PANTRIES IN AUSTIN

Download PDF file of: Emergency Food Referral List by Capital Area Food Bank

More Information on Getting HELP in Austin area.

* HOPE FOOD PANTRY @ Trinity United Methodist Church at 4001 Speedway. CLICK HERE to watch video.
Hope Food Pantry provides 4 days of food to each family that qualifies.

*E Eastside Community Food Pantry - A free 3-day supply of food is available to anyone who walks through our doors. To receive further assistance (once every two weeks) clients must live in East Austin (78702, 78721, 78722, 78723) and meet certain income requirements.
Mission Possible at 12th & Chicon Food Pantry on 3rd & 4th Thursdays Serving 78702 zip code and Must sign up.

*N - Gethsemane Lutheran Food Pantry and Clothes Closet Open Tuesdays 1:30 pm - 3:45 PM
Identification is required upon request. You must wait 60 days before you can receive assistance again.

*NE - St. Johns Community Center on 500 E. St. Johns Ave., Austin, TX 78752 - Open Wednesdays 9-11 AM.
*NE - Austin Cornerstone Food Pantry on Reinli. 1st & 3rd Thursdays 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

*C - Micah 6 Food Pantry at 2303 San Antonio St. University Presbyterian Church - Open Thursdays 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Food Stamps (apply for) ....................................... 512-445-0022

WIC (apply for) ................................................ 1-800-942-3678

HOT MEALS & FOOD PANTRIES:

Austin Baptist Chapel, 908 E. Cesar Chavez (hot lunch daily 11-12:30) ................ 512-474-2666

Caritas, 611 Neches St. (hot lunch 11-12 Mon-Sat) .............................................. 512-479-4610

Salvation Army (breakfast 7:30, supper 4:30 daily) ................................................ 512-476-1111

Baptist Community Center, 2000 E. 2nd ................................................................ 512-472-7592

El Buen Samaritano Episcopal Center, 7000 Woodhue ............................................ 512-439-0700

Delores Catholic Church ........................................................................................ 512-385-4333

Hands of Love Food pantry (78744 only Sat 12-2 PM) ............................................ 512-462-1011

Micah 6 Austin.org ............... Check website for serving locations.

South Austin Church of the Nazarene ..................................................................... 512-442-8476

St. Ignatius Chrch (78704, 78741, 78744, 78745 only) ........................................... 512-442-0226

Travis County health and Human Services ............................................................... 512-854-9130

Trinity United Methodist Food Pantry (Thurs 9:30) .................................................. 512-459-5835

University Baptist Church (Thurs. 6-7) .................................................................... 512-477-9471

ELDERLY SERVICES

Meals on Wheels ..... 3227 E. 5th St. ................................................................................ 512.476.MEAL (6325)

Ministering Physicians.com Elderly Health Care
Interview with Dr. Philip Woodall on JCI LIVE AUSTIN.

PREGNANCY HELP

Austin Pregnancy Resource Center (University of Texas area)

WATCH JCI LIVE AUSTIN with Lori Devillez of Austin Pregnancy Resource Center.
More Videos of Austin PRC

Chicon Pregnancy Resource Center 12th & Chicon
(East Austin)
CLICK HERE for videos of Chicon PRC

South Austin Pregnancy Resource Center (South Austin)

Austin Life Care (North Austin)

John Paul II Life Center on 38th St.

Austin Diocese.org Gabriel Project on Rutherford

Grace Family East Austin.org North East Austin

CENTRAL TEXAS AREA PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTERS:

Bastrop - Pregnancy Resource Center

Georgetown - Pregnancy Help Center of Williamson County

Kingsland - Highland Lakes Pregnancy Resource Center

Leander - Hope Connections Pregnancy Resource Center

Pflugerville - Pregnancy Resource Center

Round Rock - Agape Pregnancy Resource Center

San Marcos - Central Texas Life Care

Stephensville - Cross Timbers Pregnancy Care Center

Listings on Austin Coalition For Life

More Listings at Heidi Group.org

PRO-LIFE GROUPS:

For more information and videos on
Pro-Life ~ Go to JCI-Ministries.org

Austin Coalition For Life ~ Sidewalk Counselors
2012 Annual Fundraising Event filmed by JCI-Productions.com

Heidi Group.org
Interview with Carol Everett on JCI LIVE AUSTIN

Care-net.org

EHD.org ~ Endowment for Human Development ~ Watch the Amazing 3D Sonogram

Heroic Media.org ~ Creating Media Awareness

Guys For Life.org

Operation Out Cry.org ~ Women Who Regret havign an Abortion

Silent No More Awareness.org

Texas Rally For Life

Texas Right to Life.com

RECOMMENDED PHYSICIANS FOR PREGNANCY WOMEN

Dr. Renee Lockey at Austin Regional Clinic

MEDICAL CLINICS & PHYSICIANS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN

(** Life Affirming Physicians) Most take medicaid, but client should verify which type before scheduling appointments

Austin Area Birthing Center - 4100 Duval Rd. Bldg 2, Suite 101 ..... (Pregnancy Classes available only for clients of AABC) .............. 512-346-3224

Austin Area Birthing Center - 2500 W. William Cannon Dr. bldg 5 Suite 503 ..............................512-243-8066

Community Care Central Scheduling (Medicaid pending & early pre-natal care) ....................... 512-978-8130

** Dr. Noble Doss, Jr., 4201 Marathon, Ste. 301 (Pro-Life - does not take medicaid unless referred from Hospital) .........512-451-7991

El Buen Samartano (low income health care) ............................................................................ 512- 439-0701

Georgetown OB/GYN, 603 West university, Ste. 122 (** Dr. John Sherman & Dr. Vincent Sherman)... 512-863-8600

** Dr. Sasi Hemkumar, 4101 James Casey, Ste. 350 ................................................................. 512-416-9800

People's Community Clinic ...................................................................................................... 512-478-4939

Renaissance Women's Group, 12201 Renfert Way (** Dr. Devon Garza) ................................... 512-425-3835

St. David's Hospital (Medicaid, no CHIP) ................................................................................... 512-544-4428

Texas Dept of Health (apply for Medicaid or children's Medicaid) ............................................. 877-543-7669

Travis Co. Health Care District (apply for MAP) ......................................................................... 512-978-8130

Travis OB/GYN Assoc., 900 E. 30th (** Dr. Mikeal Love, Dr. Sorin and Dr. Poland) ................... 512-452-1521

UMC@Brackenridge (26 weeks or more pregnant with no prior medical care) ............................ 512-324-7000

Non-Pregnancy Medical Care:

CHIP Peri-natal Health Plan (non-US residents) ........................................................................... 877-543-7669

Seton Community health Center (non-maternity low income health care) ................................... 512-324-4940

Urgent Care Clinic (non-maternity) ............................................................................................. 512-288-3627

Vitae Austin.com 1600 W. 38th Austin, TX

FREE SONOGRAMS at student classes:

Austin Community College (medical line for apt.) .............................. 512-223-5945

Virginia College ................................................................................. 512-371-3500

STD TESTING

Austin/Travis County Health & Human Services ........................................................................... 512-972-5426

STD Testing (can not have symptoms) .......................................................................................... 512-972-5580

ADOPTION

Adoption Awareness Video and Testimony of Gerrianne Warring

Marywood.org

CHILD BIRTH / BREAST FEEDING / PARENTING

Any Baby Can Child & Family Resource Center (childbirth classes and resources) .......... 512-454-3743

Gabrielle Project (childbirth & parenting classes) ................................... 512-236-0144

GALS Giving Austin Labor Support.org ~ Support Group ............................. 512-934-2171

La Leche League ~ Austin Area (Breast Feeding Groups)

St. David's Parent Education (childbirth / infant CPR) ............................. 512-544-4226

WIC Lactation Support Hotline (breast feeding help) .............................. 1-800-514-6667

Mom's Place (WIC breast feeding resource) ........................................... 512-719-3010

START SMART for your Baby Program ................................................... 1-800783-5386

CHILD CARE (Low Cost)

Child, Inc. ............................................................................................ 512-451-7361

Community Advocates for Teens and parents ...................................... 512-451-0252

Ebenezer Child Development Center .................................................... 512-478-6709

Generation Child Development Center (6 weeks to 5 years) .................. 512-206-0766

Worksource Child Care Solutions ......................................................... 512-597-7191

Youth Services of Baptist Community Center (after school program) .... 512-472-7592

SHELTER for ABUSED WOMEN:

CRISIS NUMBERS

Safe Place.org (Domestic Violence/Abuse) ...........512-267-7233

Rape Crisis Hotline ........................................512-349-7273

Austin MHMR 24-hour helpline .....................512-451-2243

Austin Child Guidance Center, 810 W. 4th St. ...512-451-2242

Child Abuse Hotline ........................................1-800-252-5400

Assault Conception Care - Choices4Life.org ...............281-451-8460

HOMELESSNESS:

Feed My People at First United Methodist Church on Family Life Center at 1300 Lavaca Street. provides breakfast on Tuesdays and Thursday mornings from 5:00 to 6:30. They also provide hot showers, haircuts, eyeglasses and clothing. CLICK ABOVE For more information.

Bridge of Angels CLICK HERE ~ JCI LIVE AUSTIN Program With Pastor George Crisp Saturday mornings hot meals under I 35 North Bridge at 7th across from Police Station

Mission Possible CLICK HERE FOR JCI MINISTRIES PROGRAM Interview with Tim Pinson ~ Sunday mornings hot meals under I 35 North Bridge across from Police Station.

Foundation Homeless provides temporary housing and helps families get back on their feet. CLICK HERE To Watch JCI LIVE AUSTIN with Sharon Lowe of Foundation Homeless.

Shoulder The Cross.org - Brian Luck

3 G Trinity.org Mohandas Jones and Dawn Rogers (closed for reorganization)

EMERGENCY SHELTERS

Austin Resource Center for the Homeless, 500 E. 7th St. ............... 512-354-2033

Caritas of Austin (call for appt.) Help with rent, utility help ........... 512-472-4135

Rent only, not mortgage ............................................................... 512-479-4610

Casa Marianella, 821 Genuter (Spanish women over 18) ............... 512-385-5571

Foundation Homeless 200 8th St. (provides temporary housing and helps families get back on their feet.) ...... 512-453-6570

Life Works, 3816 S. 1st (10 - 19 years old) ................................... 512-735-2400

Salvation Army, 501 E. State St. (24 hour shelter) .......................... 512-476-1111

Salvation Army Women's and Children's Shelter ............................. 512- 933-0600

Safe Place, 1515 Grove Blvd. (victims of abuse over 18) ................ 512-267-safe

Settlement Home for Children ....................................................... 512-836-2150

Starrie House, TX Baptist Runaway Shelter (ages 10-17) ................ 512-388-8290

HOUSING

Housing Authority & Section 8 (apply for housing) .............................. 512-477-1314

Travis County Housing Authority (apply for housing) .......................... 512-480-8245

CLOTHING ~ FREE

Lisa's Hope Chest ~ Offers clothing for job hunting and when you get a new jobs

Helping Hands Austin.org located in Round Rock

Junior League of Austin offers coats for children during their annual Coat drive before Christmas

Clothing for babies and children 24 mos and under is offered to children in need at:
Austin Pregnancy Resource Center , Chicon Pregnancy Resource Center and South Austin Pregnancy Resource Center

DRUG Information and Rehabilitation:

Austin Recovery, 8402 Cross Park Dr. (Drug Rehab) ........................... 512-821-1739

EDUCATION - LIFE EQUIPPING PROGRAMS

Christian Women's Job Corps ............................................................................ 512-236-1718

River City Hope Street Christian Women's Job Corps (East Austin) ........................................................ 512-522-7152

Community Voice Mail (free voice mailbox) ....................................................... 512-440-4064

ESL El Buen Samaritano ..................................................................................... 512-439-0700

ESL Manos de Cristo ......................................................................................... 512-477-7454

Gabriel Project .................................................................................................. 512-236-0144

New Beginnings Mentoring Ministry .................................................................. 512-536-0073

Presbyterian Children's Homes & Services ......................................................... 512-372-4455

Prescription co-pay, bus tickets, ID's ............................................................... 512-472-1196

FINANCIAL AID

Baptist Community Center (Pat Musco) ................................................................ 512-478-7243

Caritas Assistance with rent, utilities, food, etc. (appt are filled quickly) .............. 512-472-4135

Friendship Baptist (78758 & 78759 only) ............................................................. 512-837-3800

Greater Mt. Zion Community Assistance (Tue - Thur 2-4) ................................... 512-469-9020

Micah 6 Austin.org ............... Check website for serving locations.

St. Ignatius (Mon - Fri. 9:30 - 11:30) ................................................................... 512-442-0226

St. Matthews (Rev. Susan Barnes for special needs) .............................................. 512-345-8314

St. Paul Catholic (Mon - Thur 9-2) ....................................................................... 512-236-5274

St. Vincent DePaul ................................................................................................ 512-255-1389

Travis Country (1st available appt; leave request) ................................................. 512-854-9130

University Church of Christ (Tue. 10-12) .............................................................. 512-476-9584

University Presbyterian ......................................................................................... 512-476-5321

Westover Hills Church of Christ (by appt only) ...................................................... 512-345-6386

IMMIGRATION/BILINGUAL ASSISTANCE

Catholic Charities of Central Texas ....................................................................... 512-651-6100

Prayers For You & the City

Craig & Mauri interview Donna McNeal of Luke - 4 18.com

Austin CommUNITY Fest

at Kealing Middle School on August 18, 2012

  

Craig & Mauri Gandy at Hope Fest.  ~  Festival Fun at Hope Fest at Reagan High School
On October 22nd 2011 J. Craig and Mauri Gandy interviewed several organizations that offer help in the Austin area during the Hope Fest at Reagan High School Campus. Several video clips are below with more information.

More clips from the Hope Fest can be viewed at the following links:

Conferences

Reagan High School Community Garden

Craig gets a medical check up.

Healthy Eating

For more information on healthy eating watch the "RALLY FOR REAL FOOD" "Tomorrows Meals Today programs.

HUMAN TRAFFICKING INFORMATION

CLICK HERE FOR JCI MINISTRIES PROGRAM with Dottie Laster.

Community Resources Listed at AnyBabyCan.org

GET INVOLVED

Junior League of Austin A great organization that helps women get involved with many organizations in our community. They assist the elderly, homeless, low income families, animals, environmental teachings and many other local organizations.

Wholly Committed.com Sharing the reason for our hope while providing discipleship training. We are ministering to the needs of the hurting as we share God's Love. Founder Sheila Green.

Join Our Email List: JCI@minister.com

CLICK HERE to Watch Previous Programs in our Archives

Watch our LIVE WITH JCI MINISTRIES program on Channel Austin 11 every Thursday night from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. CST during the Summer 2011 Season. Our live program is also streamed via the Internet to the world at: www.channelaustin.org/streaming/ch11

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