Community Resources

Community Resources
Texas Referral Line for Community Resources
Dial 2-1-1 or 1-877-541-7905– Texas United Way Helpline (the place to call when you don’t know who to call).

It connects callers with hundreds of programs to help people find child care, counseling, food, housing, health care, legal aid, substance abuse treatment and more. It is a database of community resources and searches by zip code in Texas. This helpline is available in multiple languages, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Aunt Bertha: Connecting People and Programs (searchable by zip code)

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Counseling & Community Resources
ACC Counseling professionals can provide assistance with referrals to community resources. To make an appointment, click here to send a request by email, call 281-756-3531 or stop by the Admissions Office, A100.

Food & Related Services
Alvin-Manvel Community Food Pantry
1212 South Durant
Alvin, Texas 77511
Brazoria County, Texas
Call for information (281)824-8871. They can offer free food, meals, clothing, and referrals to non-profits and financial assistance programs and resources.
Alvin Community College Food Pantry
Complete the food request form here.
Alvin Community College Toiletry Assistance
Texas Health And Human Services Commission (HHSC) - Region 6
3403 Mustang Road
Alvin, TX 77511
(281) 331-0790 Main
(281) 756-8793 TTY
(800) 500-4266 Toll-free Customer Service Line
If an individual qualifies, THHSC may offer emergency food, food stamps, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Medicaid eligibility for families and children as well as those who are aged and disabled based on Federal and state eligibility guidelines.
Christian Helping Hands
Residents of Brazoria County are eligible for clothing, meals, baby formula, and help with bills and rent.
3402 Swenson
Pearland, Texas 77581
Pearland Neighborhood Center
2335 North Texas Avenue
Pearland, TX 77581
Phone (281)485-1987
Food pantry, supplies for babies (diapers, formula, and clothing). Referrals and guidance is also offered from case managers. Income guidelines are in place.
Sacred Heart Social Ministry
14307 Highway 6
Rosharon, TX 77583
Call for information on the Food Pantry
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Foster Care & Homeless Liaison for Students at ACC
The Texas Education Agency requires that each institution of higher education appoint a Foster Care Liaison Officer to assist in coordinating educational support services on and off campus and to other relevant information directly to individuals who are currently or were previously placed in foster care. For more information about this service at ACC call 281-756-3534 or 3531.

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Employment – Off Campus
Texas Workforce Solution Offices
TWC is the state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas. The Texas Workforce Solution Offices are the locations for possible program funding and childcare assistance. Click here for Directory of Offices

DARS – Department of Assistive and Rehabilitation Services
Employment support and services for persons with disabilities

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Housing, Homelessness & Shelters
Bay Area Turning Point, Inc. Emergency Women and Children’s Shelter (Mental Health, Medical, Legal and Sheltering Services)
281-288-2525, Emergency call 281-338-7600
Brazoria County Independent Living Center (for persons with disabilities)
1104-D East Mulberry
Angleton, Texas 77515
Voice/TTY (979) 849-7060
Coalition for the Homeless/Houston
Salvation Army
3260 Broadway Street
Pearland, TX 77581
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
Information about house repairs, rental assistance and more
Women’s Center of Brazoria County, Inc. – 979-849-9553
(Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault/Rape)
Alvin: 281-585-0904
Shelters – Brazoria County – 1-800-243-5788
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Legal Aid
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA)
(713) 224-9911
1001 Texas Avenue #600
Houston, TX 77002
Counseling and paralegal help for any battered person.
Counseling referrals, and legal representation for low-income clients.
Will assist with protective orders. No fee except court costs. Counseling available for batterers. Sliding fee scale for victims ineligible for state funded legal aid but who cannot afford legal counsel.
LASSA Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault
P.O. Box 41256
Austin, TX 78704
Lone Star Legal Aid 1-800-244-5492
126 N. Velasco Street
Angleton, TX 77515-4437
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Medical & Dental
Adoue Family Health Center
111W. Adoue Street
Alvin, TX 77511
Freeport Community Health Center (no dental)
905 N. Gulf Blvd
Freeport, TX 77541
Hope Clinic (Dental)
3373 E. Highway 6
Alvin, TX 77511
Hope is a nonprofit facility and is staffed by dental professionals.
Community Health Network
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Substance Abuse & Addiction
Alcohol/Drug Abuse - Women’s Center, Inc.
201 First Street, Galveston, TX
712 5th Avenue N, Texas City, TX
(409) 763-5516
For Brazoria and Galveston County Women.
ADA Women’s Center provides licensed substance abuse treatment for medically indigent women in Galveston County and Brazoria County along the Texas Gulf Coast. Women whose lives have become unmanageable through the use of drugs and/or alcohol can find healing and recovery and learn tools for clean and sober living.
Alcoholics Anonymous 24 hour hotline
(713) 686-6300
Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol
1-(800)510-3111 Toll Free
Headquarters: League City Office
2911 South Shore Boulevard, Suite 150
League City, TX 77573
Counseling & Classes: Clear Lake Office
1300A Bay Area Boulevard, Suite 224
Houston, TX 77058
Services include assessments & screenings, outreach, referrals, brief motivational counseling, intervention, community coalitions and more.
Narcotics Anonymous Meeting Search

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