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).  Access hundreds of programs to find child care, counseling, food, housing, health care, legal aid, substance abuse treatment and more. 

Aunt Bertha: Connecting People and Programs

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Alvin Community College Counseling professionals can provide assistance to currently enrolled students.

Food & Related Services

Alvin-Manvel Community Food Pantry
1212 South Durant
Alvin, Texas 77511
Brazoria County, Texas
281-824-8871

Grace Episcopal Church
200 W. Lang St
Alvin, TX 77511
281-331-5657

Also review the complete Student Resource Manual found in The POD/Campus Services/Student Support/Food Bank and Personal AssistanceStudents must be logged in to The POD to view this page.

Alvin Community College Food/Toiletry Assistance (for currently enrolled students)
ACC has Blessing Boxes on campus that contain toiletry and food supplies for students.  Students may also email Food@alvincollege.edu or Toiletries@alvincollege.edu for possible additional 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

Christian Helping Hands
3402 Swenson
Pearland, Texas 77581
281-485-9776

Pearland Neighborhood Center
2335 North Texas Avenue
Pearland, TX 77581
Phone 281-485-1987

Sacred Heart Social Ministry
14307 Highway 6
Rosharon, TX 77583
281-431-0969

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.

Employment

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.

ACC Career Services

Housing, Homelessness & Shelters

Bay Area Turning Point (Emergency Women and Children’s Shelter (Mental Health, Medical, Legal and Sheltering Services)
281-288-2525 or 281-338-7600

Brazoria County Center for Independent Living  (for persons with disabilities)
1104-D East Mulberry
Angleton, Texas 77515
979-849-7060

Coalition for the Homeless/Houston
713-739-7514

Salvation Army
3260 Broadway Street
Pearland, TX 77581
832-850-6630

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
Information about house repairs, rental assistance and more

Women’s Center of Brazoria County (Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault/Rape)
Angleton: 979-849-9553
Alvin: 281-585-0904

Legal Aid

Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA)
1001 Texas Avenue #600
Houston, TX 77002
713-224-9911
Counseling and paralegal help for any battered person.  Counseling referrals, and legal representation for low-income clients.

Lone Star Legal Aid
800-733-8394

Medical & Dental

Adoue Family Health Center (Community Health Network)
111W. Adoue Street
Alvin, TX 77511
281-824-1480

Freeport Community Health Center (Community Health Network)
905 N. Gulf Blvd
Freeport, TX 77541
979-871-9553

Hope Clinic (Dental)
3373 E. Highway 6
Alvin, TX 77511
281-331-3288

Substance Abuse & Addiction

Women’s Center
201 First Street, Galveston, TX
712 5th Avenue N, Texas City, TX
409-763-5516

Alcoholics Anonymous 

Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol
800-510-3111

Narcotics Anonymous