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Community Resource Guide

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211 Information & Referral Help Line

For those seeking information about health and human services in their communities, dial 211 and a live person (bilingual, English/Spanish) will help you find needed services in your community. You can also go online for a searchable database of health and human services.
Alamo Area on Aging
Information and referral for aged or disabled and their caregivers. Our mission : to build a community that supports older residents of the Alamo Region and allows them to age in place with dignity, security and enhanced quality of life.
Alamo Area Council of Governments
AACOG’s mission is to enhance the lives of all residents of the Alamo Region by working in mutual respect and partnership with all levels of government, the business sector, and the community at large to meet regional challenges and to create regional strengths.
Alamo Regional Transit
Provides quality public transportation to all citizens of the rural communities of the Alamo Region through shared ideas and coordinated actions to meet the public’s needs for courteous, safe, timely, efficient and responsible transportation.
Alamo Resource Conservation & Development Area Inc.
To provide for a focal point for local leadership to develop and implement strategies for the wise use and conservation of the natural resources and enhance local economic development within our area.
Alcoholics Anonymous
24- Hour Help Line: (888) 816-8800 for Bandera, Gillespie, Kerr, Kendall, Kimble counties (see site for meeting schedule)
AllTreatment
Fully committed to helping individuals and families find useful, relevant and trusted information on addiction and addiction recovery. We believe in creating awareness about addiction, encouraging and facilitating action towards recovery and inspiring healing and growth personally and socially.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer society is a nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service.
American Red Cross – San Antonio
The San Antonio Area Chapter of the American Red Cross Serves 2.4 million people in 23 counties and responds to emergencies in South Central Texas and beyond.
Any Baby Can
The mission of Any Baby Can is to serve families with children facing serious health or developmental challenges.
Ave Maria Hospice, Inc.
At Ave Maria Hospice we believe in compassionate care with God’s healing grace for persons at the end of life.
BCFS Education Services-Kendall County Head Start
Head Start is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children by providing educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families.
Blessings in a Backpack
Provides elementary schoolchildren who are on the federal Free and Reduced Price Meal Program with a backpack of food to take home for 38 weekends during the school year.
Boerne Community Coalition
A coalition of Boerne are agencies.
Boerne Counseling & Consultant Service
Through personalized care, Boerne Counseling & Consultant Service offers clinical mental health care, along with specialized services conducted in a confidential manner.
Boerne Hill Country Family YMCA
Non-Profit committed to helping people grow in spirit, mind and body through programs and services.
Boerne Independent School District
The Boerne Independent School District, in cooperation with the parents and community, prepares its students for life long academic success, responsible citizenship and sound character.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Texas Hill Country
For youth ages 6 to 18, after-school and summer programs provide a positive place for kids with low fees so that every child who wants to join the Club can.
Brighton Center
Brighton Center provides family & community education and developmental services to children (birth to age 22) with disabilities or delays empowering them to achieve their individual potential making them successful in every community.
Cancer Information Service
Provides scientifically based, unbiased information to patients, their families and friends, physicians and other health professionals, and the general public about all aspects of cancer.
Care Choice of Boerne
Mission is to provide our residents respect, dignity, quality of care and quality of life in a home-like environment.
Care Improvement Plus
Care Improvement Plus has built a reputation as an unique Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan, providing specialized benefits and services for Medicare beneficiaries with conditions such as cardiovascular disorder, diabetes and /or heart failure.
Catholic Charities
To provide for the needs of our community through selfless service under the sign of love.
Celebrate Recovery
A Christ-centered 12-step program for anyone with a hurt, a habit or a hang-up that is causing dysfunction in their lives.
Christian Job Corps of Kendall County
12-weeks of job and life skills training, including computer skills, to equip women and men for today’s job market and to become more self-sufficient
Clarity Child Guidance Center
Acute crisis stabilization, outpatient therapy, child psychiatry visits, parenting classes, day treatment, subacute care and community educations presentations.
Community Council of South Central Texas (Community Services Division)
Community Action agencies were established to eliminate the paradox of poverty in the midst of plenty in this nation by affording everyone the opportunity for education, training, and the chance to work and live in decency and dignity.
Community First Health Plans
 application assistance for CHIP, Medicaid and Health Insurance Exchange
Connections Speech- Language Therapy
Providing evaluation and treatment for children with articulation problems, phonological problems, language delays and disorders, stuttering and other fluency problems, auditory processing problems, pragmatics and social interaction deficits, voice problems, feeding and food aversion issues.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater San Antonio
A 501(c)(3) full-srvice, financial counseling agency dedicated to helping consumers achieve financial freedom.
Department of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services
Administers programs that ensure Texas is a state where people with disabilities, and children who have developmental delays, enjoy the same opportunities as other Texans to live independent and productive lives.
Department of Family & Protective Services
The mission of the DFPS is to protect children, the elderly and people with disabilities from abuse, neglect and exploitation. To report abuse: 1-800-252-5400
Experience Works, Inc.
A national, charitable, community-based organization that helps older adults get the training they need to find good jobs in their communities.
Family Endeavors (support services for veteran famililies)
Family Endeavors is a long-standing non-profit agency that provides an array of programs and services in support of children, families, Veterans and those struggling with disabilities.
First United Methodist Church

Lifeline: mentoring program for families in poverty. Gospel Café: “meals on wheels” type program- once a week on Thursday. Project Transformation: 8 week summer literacy/education/feeding program for elementary aged children. Housing Repair Team: repair houses for those that cannot afford or are physically unable to do the repairs themselves.

Health and Wholeness Center
Purpose is to serve everyone 50 years of age and older by addressing the needs of the whole person.
Hill Country Animal League
Mission: to eliminate the overpopulation of unwanted dogs and cats in the Hill Country area by providing low cost spay/neuter services, promoting animal adoptions and advocating humane education.
Hill Country CARES
Mission: To promote healthy individuals, healthy families and healthy communities by providing prevention, intervention and recovery services for domestic violence, sexual assault, abuse and neglect, chronic illnesses and self-destructive behaviors.
Hill Country Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
A 501(c)(3) non-profit that strives to prevent substance abuse and promote understanding of addictions by providing education, information, screenings, treatment and referral services to the citizens of Bandera, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Medina and other south central Texas counties.
Hill Country Daily Bread Ministries
A 501(c)(3) corporation that is a Christian food and resource ministry, dedicated to helping families and individuals in crisis and need.
Hill Country Family Services
HCFS assists low income seniors, children and families to enhance well-being and foster self-sufficiency through the provision of food and temporary financial assistance.
Hill Country Mission for Health
A private free clinic that serves uninsured adults who are not eligible for Medicaid, Medicare or VA health benefits.
Hill Country Pregnancy Care Center
Mission: to empower individuals to make Christ centered choices regarding pregnancy and sexuality, and to experience the healing power and love of Jesus Christ.
Home Instead Senior Care
Mission: to enable seniors to live happy, healthy and independent lives in their homes.
Hospice Compassus
Mission: The Colleagues of Hospice Compassus are committed to keeping The Hospice Promise by delivering the highest quality of care, serving the needs of patients and families and spreading the stories of hospice to those with whom they come into contact.
Kendall County Crime Victim Assistance
Kendall County’s Victim Services Office provides assistance to victims of crime. Crisis counseling and intervention, court room advocacy and protective orders are priorities.
Kendall County Indigent Health Care
The County Indigent Health Care Program provides health care services to eligible residents through the counties, hospital districts and public hospitals in Texas.
Kendall County Mental Health Center
Providing mental health, individual developmental disability, substance abuse and early childhood intervention services throughout the greater Texas Hill Country.
Kendall County Nonprofit Network
Helps nonprofits in the area connect and help eachother.
Kendall County Women’s Shelter
 Mission: to provide safe, emergency shelter in a supportive environment where Texas Hill Country victims of domestic violence and their children can begin the healing process and receive the support services they need to build new lives.
Kerr County Christian Assistance Ministry
A cooperative effort among Kerr County churches to help people in need, provides food, clothing, medications and help with rent and utility bills.
K’Star
K’STAR Youth and Family Services provides free family crisis intervention, youth groups, parent groups, inhome and office based services, short term individual and family guidance to parents or caregivers with children less than 17 years of age. Funded by Texas Dept of Family & Protective Svcs. 830-249-4990 or 1-866-531-9975
MCH Family Outreach
Methodist Children’s Home offers foster care and family preservation services through its Family Outreach Services Program. A variety of services designed to help children and their families is provided through outreach offices in Abilene, Corpus Christi, Dallas, El Paso, Houston, Lubbock, Lufkin, North Richland Hills, San Antonio, Tyler, Waco, and Albuquerque, N.M.
Meadowlands
Vision: a premier and caring school that meets the diverse needs of all students through an evolving and innovative curriculum that empowers them to be positive and contributing members of society.
Methodist Mission Home
Offers hope to individuals facing spiritually, emotionally and physically challenging circumstances, so they may lead enriched, rewarding and satisfying lives. Services include open adoption, assistance and temporary housing or healthcare for birth mothers, and the Southwest Center for Higher Independence.
Morningside Ministries at Menger Springs

Mission of caring for those who cared for us and strive to meet the individual, physical, spiritual, emotional and intellectual needs of each of our residents and their families. Services include rehabilitation and independent living facilities for the aged and disabled.

Mothers of Preschoolers (M.O.P.S.)
MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers, a non-denominational international organization that exists to encourage mothers to be the best they can be.
Peterson Hospice
Peterson Hospice is a part of the the Peterson Regional Medical Center family of programs.
Rainbow Senior Center at Kronkosky Place
Offers programs and services that encourage adults in our community to take an active role in maintaining their physical and mental health.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Food Pantry)
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church (Food Bank)
Mission: to provide person-to-person contact with people who are in need, to relieve suffering and to provide a Christian outreach to our neighbors. Services include visiting the poor in their homes, providing food from the church food pantry, and assistance with emergency expenses.
San Antonio Food Bank
The mission of the San Antonio Food Bank is to fight hunger in Southwest Texas through food distribution, programs, education and advocacy.
San Antonio Independent Living Services
To advocate for the rights and empowerment of the people with disABILITIES and to provide needed services to people with disABILITIES in order to increase their self-determination and independence.
School at Majestic Ranch, The
The School at Majestic Ranch is a nonprofit art school with classes and workshops for all levels and all ages in stone sculpture, painting, drawing, ceramics, fiber arts, woodworking, photography and more!
Seton Home

www.setonhomesa.org

A residential facility that provides housing and supportive services for pregnant and/or parenting teens and their children.

 

Social Security Administration

www.ssa.gov

Provides retirement benefits, survivor’s benefits, children’s benefits, disability benefits, and supplemental security income.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Inspired by Gospel values, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a Catholic lay organization, leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering in the tradition of its founder, Blessed Frédéric Ozanam, and patron, St. Vincent de Paul.
Starlite Recovery Center
Offers help and compassion for anyone who is affected by addiction and alcoholism.
Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service of Kendall Countywww.kendall.agrilife.org

Outreach education for Texas A & M University System, program areas include nutrition and health education.

Texas Council on Problem & Compulsive Gambling

National Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-800-522-4700 A non profit organization to provide and promote services to problem gamblers, their families and other individuals or institutions.
Texas Department of State Health Services
To improve health and well-being in Texas.

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

www.hhsc.state.tx.us

Mission: to maintain and improve the health and human services system in Texas and to administer its programs in accordance with the highest standards of customer service and accountability for the effective use of funds.

 

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

TRLA’s mission is to promote the dignity, self-sufficiency, safety and stability of low-income clients by providing high quality civil legal assistance and related educational services.

Texas Runaway Hotline
Provides assistance to runaway and homeless youths.
Texas Youth Hotline
Hotline provides confidential prevention services to callers in neeed of a caring voice and listening ear.

Town and Country Manor Nursing Home

www.townandcountrymanor.com

Specializing in short-term care and out-patient rehabilitation, we also offer long term care, memory care, respite care, and general in patient care.

United Way of Kendall County

Applying community agencies can find the application form on the website and send proof of 501(c)(3) from IRS.
Visiting Angels
Offers non-medical living assistance services to the elderly and disabled
Vista Care Hospice
Hospice program for the terminally ill.
VNAH & Hospice of South Texas
Non-profit agency providing quality end-of-life care for those who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness as well as providing support for the families.
WIC (Women, Infants & Children) Program
Nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers and young children eat well, learn about nutrition and stay healthy.
Workforce Solutions Alamo – Boerne
A comprehensive online job search resource and matching system developed and maintained by the Texas Workforce Commission and the state workforce network, Texas Workforce Solutions.
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