• Counseling Agencies

    Local Therapists

    Psychologists

    Psychiatrists

    Parent Guide to Accessing MH Care

    Lake Travis ISD

    Community Resource List

     

    Local Help

    LT Love

    Kids free dental day, school supplies assistance, Green Santa, and college scholarships

    2121 Lohman’s Crossing

    Suite 504-463

    Lakeway, TX 78734

    Email: programs@ltlove.org

    https://ltlov.org/

     

    Lake Travis Crisis Ministries

    Food distribution, counseling and referrals to other sources, financial assistance, back to school dental care for kids, school supplies assistance

    • Wednesdays 5:30-7:30 & Thursdays 10:00-12:00
    • Bring your ID, proof of your address, and fill out registration forms

     

    Apache Shores HOA Food Pantry

    Provides free groceries

    1st Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    14919 General Williamson Dr

    Austin, TX 78734

    https://www.centraltexasfoodbank.org/location/apache-shores-homeowners-association-mobile-pantry

     

     

    Parenting Support

    Any Baby Can

    • Guidance for first time moms through Nurse-Family Partnership
    • Early Childhood Intervention
    • Parent Support
    • Family Education
    • Medical Case Management
    • Auditory Services
    • Teen Prenatal and Parenting Support
    • Counseling and support groups offered to those enrolled in programming

    6207 Sheridan Ave.

    Austin, TX 78723

    512-454-3743

    http://anybabycan.org/

     

    Texas Parent to Parent

    Support and information on available resources for families with children who have disabilities. It’s a statewide, non-profit developed by parents for parents or families with children with disabilities, chronic illness and other special needs.

    1805 Rutherford Ln. Suite 201, Austin 78754

    512-458-8600

    www.txp2p.org

     

    Wonders & Worries

    Helps children and their families cope when a parent or caregiver has a chronic or life-threatening illness; free of charge, in English and Spanish.

    9101 Burnet Road, Suite #205

    Austin, TX 78758

    512-329-5757

    www.wondersandworries.org

     

     

    Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitals

    Austin Oaks Hospital

    • Serves children, adolescents, and adults
    • Inpatient hospitalization
    • Outpatient services including: Intensive Outpatient Programing (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) during which patients go to the hospital for day-time therapies and medication management and sleep at home.

    1407 West Stassney Ln.

    Austin, 78745

    512-593-7347

    https://austinoakshospital.com/

     

    Cross Creek Hospital

    Adolescent and adult inpatient hospitalization

    8402 Cross Park Dr., Austin, 78754

    855-993-0130

    www.crosscreekhospital.com

     

    Dell Children’s Pediatric Mental Health

    Inpatient and outpatient programming for children and adolescents

    4900 Mueller Blvd., Austin, 78723

    512-324-0029

    https://www.dellchildrens.net/behavioral-health/

     

    Georgetown Behavioral Health

    Inpatient and outpatient programming for adolescents and adults

    3101 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown, 78626

    512-819-1154

    https://www.georgetownbehavioral.com/

     

     

    Substance Abuse Treatment

    Rehab referral online form

    https://www.rehab.com/

     

    Sage Recovering and Wellness Center

    Intensive Outpatient Program for Adolescents

    7004 Bee Caves Rd., Bldg 2 Suite 200, Austin, 78746

    (512) 306-1394

    https://www.sagerecoveryaustin.com/adolescent-services/

     

    Phoenix House

    Inpatient and outpatient programing in central Austin

    1-888-671-9392

    https://www.phoenixhouse.org/locations/texas/

     

    Memorial Hermann Prevention & Recovery Cntr Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program
    11645 Angus Rd., Suite A-3, Austin, 78759
    512-382-6610
    http://parc.memorialhermann.org/locations/austin-outpatient-rehab/

    Clean Investments Counseling Center
    Serves adolescents, and adults struggling with substance abuse and addiction. Offers clients: Intensive Outpatient Programing (IOP), education, case management, and counseling.

    1212 E. Anderson Lane, Suite 300, Austin, 78752
    512-477-6690
    http://www.cleaninvestmentsinc.com/index.php

     

    Disordered Eating Treatment

    Eating Recovery Center Austin

    1-877-711-1690 or 512-253-1989

    12221 Renfert Way Suite 250, Austin 78758

     

     

    Health and Wellness

    People's Community Clinic

    Provides confidential, full-service health clinic for adolescents, ages 11-19. Focus is on treating the whole person. Provides complete physical exams, mental health counseling, prenatal care, family planning, and sports physicals.

    2909 N. I-35 Austin, 78722

    512-478-4939

    Appointment Desk:

    Monday-Friday, 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

    Clinic Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

     

    Shots for Tots

    Provides free immunizations, Hepatitis A and B vaccinations, and tuberculosis screening. All services are available to children who are uninsured or Medicaid recipients. Services are also available to uninsured adults. Services are by appointment only.

    South Austin clinic: 405 West Stassney, Austin, 78745

    North Austin St. John clinic: 7500 Blessing Avenue, Austin, 78752

    512-972-5520

    Monday through Friday 8am to 4:30pm to make an appointment.

    https://www.austintexas.gov/immunizations

     

     

    Emergency Shelter

    SAFE

    • Shelter and housing for children, young adults, families, and individuals
    • Sexual assault victim advocacy
    • Counseling
    • Deaf SHARE
    • Forensic nursing exams
    • Legal services
    • Support for people who have been trafficked

    24-hr SAFEline - Call: 512-267-SAFE (7233)

    Text: 737-888-7233

    Located in central Austin

    SafeAustin.org

     

    Lifeworks

    Provides a variety of services to youth and families including housing, individual and family counseling, education, and workforce support.

    512-735-2400

    www.lifeworksweb.org

     

     

    Grief, Loss, and Terminal Illness

    Wonders & Worries

    Helps children and their families cope when a parent or caregiver has a chronic or life-threatening illness; free of charge, in English and Spanish.

    9101 Burnet Road, Suite #205, Austin, 78758

    512-329-5757

    www.wondersandworries.org

     

    For the Love of Christi

    Free grief counseling for kids/teens/families

    2306 Hancock Dr., Austin, 78756

    512-467-2600

    www.fortheloveofchristi.org

     

     

    Transportation

    Medicaid Transportation Program

    Provides low cost transportation or transportation vouchers for public transportation to medical appointments covered by Medicaid.  Call 2-days prior to appointment.

    1100 W. 49th St.

    1-877-633-8747

     

     

    Help Hotlines

    Integral Care Crisis Services

    512-472-HELP (4357)

    • Can dispatch a mobile crisis response for comprehensive mental health screening for individuals experiencing suicidal ideation, psychosis, and/or homicidal ideation
    • Can direct you to their walk-in crisis clinic

     

    Boys Town National Hotline: 1-800-448-3000

    Crisis and support line for children, youth, and their parents, 24/7 and Spanish available. Multi-topic and issue assistance.

     

    Childhelp: 1-800-4AChild

    Provides 24/7 assistance in 170 languages to adults, children, and youth with information and questions regarding child abuse. All calls are anonymous and confidential.

     

    National Runaway Safeline: 1-800-RUNAWAY

    Crisis line for youth thinking about running away, for youth already on the run, and for adults worried about a runaway. 24/7 help available.

     

    LoveIsRespect.org: 1-800-331-9474

    Peer advocates available 24/7 to support teens with concerns about dating violence. Chat available through their website, or text loveis to 22522.

     

    Trevor Project Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386

    Provides 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.

     

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK

    Support and assistance 24/7 for anyone feeling depressed, overwhelmed, or suicidal.

     

     

    General Resources

    211 Texas

    Dial 2-1-1

    www.211centraltexas.org

     

    Aunt Bertha

    Search for free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.

    https://www.auntbertha.com/

     

    Psychology Today

    Find a therapist, psychologist, and/or psychiatrist

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/us

     

     

    Insurance Information

    CHIP & Children’s Medicaid

    https://yourtexasbenefits.hhsc.texas.gov/programs/health/child/childrens-medicaid

     

    Medical Assistance Program (M.A.P.)

    Program pays for medical and dental care for eligible Austin and Travis county residents with low income. Some services require a copayment, and all services must be obtained through MAP network providers.

    512-978-8130

    https://www.centralhealth.net/map/

     

    Medicaid

    Information on Medicaid, application forms, etc.

    1-800-735-2989

    https://hhs.texas.gov/services/health/medicaid-chip

     

    Insure-a-Kid

    Organization that helps families find low-cost children’s health insurance. Also assists in the process of applying for, using and renewing insurance.

    512-324-2447

    www.insureakid.com

     

     

    Special Needs Support

    ARCIL, Inc.

    Provides free supportive services, counseling and education to people with disabilities of all types.

    825 E. Rundberg Lane, Suite A-1, 78753

    512-832-6349