Van Zandt County Resources

AgencyPhone NumberWeb SiteDescription
211 Texas Referral Hotline211http://www.211Texas.orgEnter a zip code and find local resources for housing, employment, food, veterans, crisis/emergency, income/expenses, legal aid/victims, criminal justice, aging/disability, health/medical, mental health, and child care/education
Adult Probation903-567-4066
Angel Reach936-202-8498 is to break the generational cycle of abuse, neglect, and homelessness so that the lives of current and former foster youth can be enhanced.
Arrow Child and Family Ministries877-922-7769
Assurance Wireless888-898-4888 phone, minutes, texts and data for qualifying persons
Attorney General's Office800-252-8014 Support Division
Aunt Bertha amazing website that has a HUGE amount of resources determined by zip code.
Avoice888-343-4414http://www.tlsc.orgDedicated to providing statewide free legal services to crime victims through legal advocacy and training.
CASA903-597-7725 Appointed Children's Advocates
CDC Info800-232-4636 disease information
Crime Victims Legal Hotline800-622-2520 or 512-477-3950Legal counsel for military (including spouses and dependants); 60+ years old; Medicare
Crime Victims Services Unit903-385-4737http://www.crmtx.orgProvides crisis intervention to victims of crime throughout the criminal justice process. Services are provided free of charge to primary and secondary victims throughout the East Texas Area.
Crockett Resource Center for Independent Living866-272-4527 or 936-544-1927 living center (cooking, education, employment, financial, crafts, exercise, health fairs, disability programs, nursing home intervention, assistive technology, hearing aids)
Dating/Family Violence Legal Hotline800-374-HOPE
ART- Autisum Response Team877-215-2299responseteam.comAutism Services
East Texas Crisis Center903-595-5591 or 800-333-0358 hour hotlilne
Health and Human Services903-567-4147 for families and children; long-term care for people who are older or who have disabilities; SNAP food benefits and TANF cash assistance for families; behavioral health services; services to keep elderly or disabled in their homes and communities; women and other services with special health needs.
Juvenile Probation903-962-6292
LGBTQ817-689-7951 S.A.V.E.S workes to provide LGBTQ students and their families with resources related to LGBTQ issues and with safe spaces for social and personal development.
Lone Star Legal Aid903-595-4781 or 800-248-0048 help in a wide variety of areas.
Medicaid Hotline800-252-8263
National Domestic Violence Hotline800-799-7233
National Runaway Hotline800-786-2929
National Suicide Prevention Hotline800-273-8255- call or text or text 988
National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline866-331-9474http://www.loveisrespect.orgLive chat available
Parenting Teens800-788-2800
PFLAG903-372-9524 Support Group
Poison Control800-222-1222
Qlink855-754-6543 Link Wireless provides a free cell phone with free monthly minutes to eligible Lifeline subscribers. You may qualify for Lifeline through Q Link Wireless if you participate in a government benefit program like Medicaid, Food Stamps (SNAP), SSI, Welfare or qualify based on income.
LASSA1-844-303-7233 aid for sexual assault suvivors
Sexual Assault Legal Hotline888-296-SAFE
Social Security800-772-1213
Special Health Resources for Texas, Inc.903-501-1747 affordable, comprehensive health care for your entire family. Our services include adult and pediatric primary care, adult and pediatric dental care, women’s health, immunizations and vaccinations, STD and HIV/AIDS screening and treatment, as well as mental health services and substance abuse treatment for the LBGTQ community, parents and adolescents and opioid use.
Teen Justice InitiativeTexas Advocacy Project800-374-4673 to prevent teen dating violence through outreach and legal education and by providing free and confidential legal advice to survivors of dating violence in Texas and legal representation to minors seeking protective orders.
Texas Abuse Hotline for Family Protective Services800-252-5400 and Adult Abuse
Texas Relay711 or 800-735-2988 services for the deaf
Texas Workforce Commission800-939-6631 services
Texas Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation Services (formerly DARS)800-628-5115 people with disabilities find jobs or continue to work.
Texas Youth Hotline800-989-6884 or 512-872-5777 (text) or 800-210-2278 available at 512-872-5777
TX Dept. of Family & Protective Services903-567-3609 protective services
Van Zandt County Community Services903-567-3150 or 800-831-9929 with poverty level utilities. By appointment only.
Van Zandt County Jail903-567-4133
WIC800-942-3678, Infants and Children's Program
Andrews Center903-567-4197
Bethesda Health Clinic903-596-8353
East Texas Psychological Services903-675-9570
Grace Works - Tyler903-533-1817 of Green Acres Baptist Church; wide variety of counseling; faith based.
National Alliance for Mentally Ill (NAMI)800-950-6264
Networks903-581-2835 risk youth and their families
UT Tyler Psychiatry & Psychology903-877-7168
Mosaic Counceling Center of Tyler903-593-9141 variety of counceling services
Psychology Today Local Psychologist
Edgewood Housing Authority903-896-4655
Fruitvale Housing Authority903-896-4381
Grand Saline Housing Authority903-962-4031
Van Housing Authority903-963-7001
Westview Apartments - Canton903-567-4025
USDA - Rural Development Multi-Family Housing Rentals in all 50 states plus Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam.
Wills Point Housing Authority903-873-2152
East Texas Open Door - Marshall903-935-0051http://www.etxopendoor.orgChildren 5-18 with emotional or behavioral disturbance; grief and trauma; chaotic family lives including family violence, substance abuse and neglect; educational lags due to learning problems or social deprivation; poor social skills
Austin Street Center - Dallas214-428-4242’s intake: 2:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11:00 a.m. Sunday; Men's intake 4:00 p.m. everyday; must have state or government ID; allowed 2 bag of 25# each.
East Texas Crisis Center903-595-5591 or 800-333-0358 hour hotlilne
Family Peace Project - Athens903-677-9177 violence and sexual assault
Hiway 80 Rescue Mission - Longview/Tyler903-759-9875 admissions for arson or sexual charges
House of Refuge - Corsicana903-874-3421 based shelter for abused women; single mothers; financially destitute families. Will not take people on disability.
Presbyterian Night Shelter817-632-7400 and women. Case management and special program for veterans. They take felons and sex offenders. Around the corner from MHMR Tarrant County's Homeless Clinic
Salvation Army - Tyler903-592-4361
Samaritan Inn - McKinney972-542-5302
Union Gospel Mission817-339-2553, women and families. Well funded with nice facilities and lots of structure to their program. Excellent family program and on-site pre-school, cooperative programs with Tarrant County College's Visions Program for homeless individuals seeking a college education. Huge warehouse of clothing, furniture, etc. No sex offenders accepted.
Women House of Hope - Longview903-295-0904 with a wide variety of needs.
Women in Need - Greenville903-455-4612 or 903-454-4357 violence only
Bethesda Health Clinic903-596-8353
Health Resources of Texas903-597-7558 or 877-847-9355
Hope Cottage - Dallas214-526-8721 or 800-944-4460 and adoption center
Hope Pregnancy Center903-567-6000 patients from all counties
Indigent Health Care903-567-1023
Planned Parenthood - Tyler903-581-8277 or 800-230-PLAN
Special Health Resources903-234-8808 with patients with HIV/STDs Pediatric care. Vaccination and immunization care.
Texas Department of State Health Services903-675-7742
Bethesda Health Clinic903-596-8353
Special Health Resources903-234-8808 and adult dental care.
Tyler Jr. College800-687-5680 cost dental procedures.
Needy Meds800-503-6897 will inform you if medications are PAP
Genoa Pharmacy903-595-3100
RX Assistance877-537-5537
Together RX
Call To Recovery903-360-2613 (Dan)Prefers voicemail
Celebrate Recovery214-893-6732Christ centered recovery program with locations in Wills Pointl, Lindale, Terrell, Canton and Pittsburg. Some locations offer dinner before the meeting.
East Texas Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse (ETCADA)903-753-7633
ETMC Behavioral Health (BHC)903-566-0088
Highway 80 Rescue Mission - Longview903-363-9265 has inpatient recovery program. Contact Errin Dixon
Homeward Bound - Dallas214-941-3500 and women
Iron House - Eustace903-425-2061Men only; no sex offenders; no violent crimes; must be able to self-pay; 12 step recovery program; GED assistance; minimum stay commitment required.
Lila Lane Outreach Ministries903-292-1766 only. No sex offenders, assault on child, family or disabled; no one on monitor. Particular as to what psych meds they are on. Will assist residents with job placement.
Morgan's Mercy Mansion - Winnsboro903-342-3862 only
NA818-773-9999 x771
Nexus Recovery Center214-321-0156 only
Recovery People peer and family led nonprofit that supports people in recovery from substance use issues and related mental health. Our scope of work includes connecting people, communities and resources, building the capacity of recovery workforce and support services, and shaping recovery policy and program development. Programs include an incubator, academy, certification programs, consulting, technical assistance and advocacy.
Oxford House - Tyler903-630-6377 for recovering alcohol and drug dependency. Non-refundable up-front fee $100-$200; weekly expense $75-$150; all bills paid plus house supplies; does not include food. Have to either completed residential treatment; clinical detox or have stable recovery, free from withdrawals.
Son Shine Lighthouse903-895-4577 and women with children only. Faith based program designed to assist with addicition recovery programs, life skills, parenting, job readiness, GED study if needed and social skills.
Soul's Harbor903-286-1940 month program, 50% indigent beds. Residents are given work to do while there.
StepOne Service- Ut Health North Campus903-213-3893Inpatient detox- medicaid, medicare, and most insurance plans
The Beginning - Tyler903-581-9472 individuals from all counties.
Turtle Creek Manor - Dallas214-871-2483 and women
Twelve Way Foundation903-926-3815 based, non-profit orgaization located in Marshall, TX providing residential, Christ centered recovery support service for men seeking continued help with addiction to alcohol and drugs.
GO Bus800-590-3371, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. $2.00 one way; $4.00 round trip to Andrews Center clinic. Veterans free.
Medical Transport877-633-8747
East Texas Food Bank903-597-3663 http://easttexasfoodbank.orgComprehensive list of Van Zandt area food pantries
International Outreach - Wills Tuesdays only 8:00 - 11:00
MANNA - Canton903-567-6107manna-vz.orgM-W-F 9:00 - 11:45 12:30 - 2:30 Closed all Federal Holidays
Meals on Wheels903-593-7385 years of age or older
Mom's Meals877-508-6667
Greater East TX Community Action Program903-581-2310 or 903-763-4511http://www.get-cap.orgHelp with cooling and heating bills.
Lifeline800-234-9473lifelinesupport.orgPhone bill assistance
Public Utilities Commission888-782-8477 or 512-936-7120
Cohen Veterans Network (CVN)833-286-8387 or 800-273-8255 Mental health care, at no or low cost to more than 350,000 post 9/11 Texas veterans
Presbyterian Night Shelter817-632-7400 and women. Case management and special program for veterans. They take felons and sex offenders. Around the corner from MHMR Tarrant County's Homeless Clinic
US Department of Veterans Affairs800-827-1000
Van Zandt County903-567-7985
Veterans Re-Entry Search Services
Veterans Suicide Hotline800-273-8255
Veterans Crisis Line1-800-273-8255 PRESS 1 or Crisis Chat Text to 838255
Children with Special Needs903-675-9107Works with children on medicaid and connects them with needed services
CHIP (children's insurance)211
Day Care Info800-862-5252 of licensed day care centers
Texas Workforce Solutions Child Care Services903-526-1105 or 800-676-8283
The Gabriel Project888-300-5112Mentors pregnant girls and helps direct them to needed services
Children's Advocacy Center - Van Zandt County903-567-1212 classes
GED - TVCC903-675-6398
National Literacy Directory877-389-6874 to read, prepare for high school equivalency test or GED or learn English.
Hospice of East Texas903-266-3400 or 800-777-9860 a variety of classes/seminars for adults and children. Best to check website for calendar of events listing.
Express Personnel Services903-592-9999 help place felons.
Texas Workforce903-473-8757 or 800-939-6631
Felon Hire
Glen Oaks903-454-6000 Assisted Therapy used.
Palestine Regional903-731-1000
Oakwood (Athens, TX)903-675-2002 pay source