How To Get Help

UWGCM Partner Agencies COVID-19 Updates

ADA Women's Center

(409) 763-5516
Provides licensed residential substance abuse treatment for women living in coastal Texas.  Women return to their homes and families with the tools for living in sobriety.
Advocacy Center for Children of Galveston County
(409) 741-6000
The Advocacy Center facilitates agency collaboration regarding the prevention, investigation, prosecution and treatment of child abuse cases in a neutral and child-friendly environment.
American Red Cross
(409) 945-7200
Provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
Bay Area Council Boy Scouts of America
(409) 744-5206
Prepares young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
Big Brothers & Big Sisters Gulf Coast
(409) 763-4638
Provides youths from single parent homes with positive adult role models for encouragement, friendship, social skills development and academic achievement through one-to-one mentoring.

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Galveston County (CASA)

(409) 572-2552
Provides trained volunteers to act as Guardians Ad Litem to abused and neglected children, and provides information to the court concerning the children's best interest.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
(409) 948-0405
Encourages self sufficiency by providing Emergency Rent & Utility Assistance to individuals in Texas City Independent School District.
City of Texas City - Nessler Senior Program
(409) 643-5877
Provides our aging citizens with meaningful programs and services to enhance/help them maintain their independence and quality of life.
Depelchin Children's Center
(713) 730-2335
Provides a variety of support services to children and families in Mainland Galveston County including parent education and school based substance abuse prevention.
Family Service Center
(281) 576-6366
Enhances the potential for growth of individuals and families and to help people pursue healthy, independent, and fulfilling lives through the provision of counseling and education services.
Galveston County Food Bank
(409) 945-4232
Helps those who fight hunger by providing easy access to nutritional food, personal hygiene items and cleaning supplies for the economically disadvantaged and under served residents of Galveston County.
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council
(800) 392-4340
Builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.
Gulf Coast Center - Connect Transit
(409) 763-2373
Provides fixed route, demand response, park and ride services and Veteran's transportation to the general public.  Bus schedules for the fixed route and park and ride services are available online.
Hitchcock Family Welfare
(409) 986-5632 
Encourages self sufficiency by providing Emergency Rent & Utility Assistance to individuals in Hitchcock Independent School District.
Hospice Care Team, Inc.
(409) 938-0070
Provides hope, help and comfort to individuals & their families diagnosed with a life-limiting illness.
Independence Village
(409) 935-4335
Provides a safe, affordable residential assisted living facility for adults with developmental or physical challenges.  It is a happy home that fosters independent lifestyles and community involvement.
Interfaith Caring Ministries
(281) 332-3881
Encourages self sufficiency by providing Emergency Financial Assistance to individuals in Clear Creek/Friendswood Independent School Districts.
Lone Star Legal Aid
(409) 763-0381
Protects and advances the civil legal rights of low-income Texans by providing advocacy, legal representation and community education that ensures equal access to justice.
Mainland Children's Partnership - Susan's Market
(409) 643-8240
A client choice pantry serving the communities of Texas City, La Marque, Santa Fe and Hitchcock. 
M I Lewis Social Service Center
(281) 534-2043
Encourages self sufficiency by providing Emergency Financial Assistance to individuals in Dickinson Independent School District.
NAMI Gulf Coast
(281) 585-3100
Provides support, education and service advocacy to families and individuals affected by mental illness.
Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County
(409) 763-1441
Promotes the safety, well-being and best interest of victims of family violence, sexual assault and child abuse and to advocate for the prevention of such crimes.
Santa Fe Family Service
(409) 927-4133
Provides Emergency Rent & Utility Assistance to individuals in the Santa Fe Independent School District.
Special Friends, Inc.
(281) 482-3991
Provides recreational, social, and therapeutic programs for intellectually and/or physically challenged individuals.
Sunshine Center, Inc.
(409) 763-5029
Enhances independence, as well as community responsibility, and to foster self-esteem and dignity among individuals with developmental disabilities.
The Arc of the Gulf Coast
(281) 245-3918
Supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
The Children's Center, Inc.
(409) 765-5212
Provides support and independent living opportunities for children, youth and families experiencing homelessness, neglect, abandonment, or abuse.
The Salvation Army of Galveston County
(409) 763-1691
Provides food, clothing, rent and utility assistance, and emergency shelter to people facing hardships.
United Way Galveston County Mainland
(409) 948-4211
United Way Galveston County Mainland fights for the Health, Education and Financial Stability of every person in Galveston County Mainland.  
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