• Counseling Agencies

    Local Therapists

    Psychologists

    Psychiatrists

    Parent Guide to Accessing MH Care

    Childrens Mental Health:  A Guide For Parents

     

    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