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Hill County

Clothing, Food, and Household Items

  • Caritas Waco
    Financial assistance, counseling services, food pantry, job training, medication expenses, and other case management services
    Contact: 254.753.4593
  • Hillsboro Interfaith Ministries
    Food pantry and clothing closet. Available Tuesdays and Thursdays 8-11am and Fridays 11am-1pm
    Contact: 254.580.2717
  • Salvation Army
    Clothing, food, and financial assistance
    Contact: 254.756.7271
  • Whitney Food Bank
    Contact: 254.649.3155

Respite Care

  • Hill County Mental Health And Developmental Disabilities Center
    The center provides short-term residential crisis services to youth ages 13-17 with low risk of harm to self or others. Respite services are provided in a safe, caring, traditional home environment with 24-hour supervision
    Contact: 512.667.9868


  • ACH's Real Help For Real Life
    Free help and support for youth and families through counseling and skill building classes
    Contact: 817.335.4673
  • Community Care Counseling
    Community Care Counseling provides academic support, tutoring, help connecting to resources in the community, housing, jobs, food, and mental health rehabilitation services. Mental Health services include:

    • • Psychosocial-Individual
    • • Psychosocial-Group
    • • Skills Training-Individual
    • • Skills Training-Group
    • • Crisis Intervention
    • • Medication Training & Support Services
    • • Psychosocial Rehabilitative Services
    • • Skills Training and Development Services
    • • Day Programs for Acute Needs
    • • Case Management
    • • Out-Patient Therapy
    • • Med Management

    Current Insurances accepted as of 3/31/21
    • • Community Health Choice
    • • Aetna
    • • Molina
    • • Cooks Children
    • • Superior Health
    Contact: 800.565.2411 Email: [email protected]
  • Family Abuse Center Waco
    Legal Advocacy, Counseling Services (age 6 and up), and Emergency Shelter to Domestic Violence victims (and children who may have experienced or witnessed DV). Also serves Human Trafficking and Sexual Assault victims
    Hotline number:1.800.283.8401
  • Klaras Center For families
    Klaras Center for Families, part of the Heart of Texas Behavioral Network (formerly Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center) assists children and adolescents, ages 3 through 21, who evidence significant emotional and/or behavioral difficulties. These clients must demonstrate a need for intensive services and meet eligibility requirements. Most insurances accepted including Medicaid and CHIP. We also offer a sliding scale fee for individuals who are low-income.
    Crisis Line: 1.866.752.3451
  • Methodist Children’s Home- GAP program
    The Gap Program provides services to grandparents and other relatives who care for children in the absence of parents. We support families by providing in-home assessments, case management services and support groups for caregivers, including legal support. The Gap Program builds on the family’s strengths and works with all family members to find solutions to the challenges of raising children in today’s complex world. Will work with families with limited legal documentation, services are free
    Contact: 1.800.964.9226
  • MHMR Hillsboro
    Mental Health Intake/Admissions, MHMR Psychiatric Services, Mental Health Outpatient, Mental Health Case Management, Intake and Continuity of Service for Developmental Disabilities, Klaras Children's Center ECI
    Contact: 254.582.3444
    Crisis Line: 1.866.752.3451
  • New Hope Counseling Services
    Licensed and non-licensed counselors. Faith based, will work with families who may not have legal documentation to prove custody so that they may provide services
    Contact: 830.257.3009
    1127 East Main Street, Kerrville
    Texas 78028

Get Immediate Help

Call 817.335.HOPE (4673)



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Not an emergency services phone number. Call 911 for medical emergencies.


In Texas: 1.800.252.5400
Nationwide: 1.800.4.A.CHILD

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