Community Care Partners

 

Partners Advancing the COMMON GOOD

Education

 

The Arc of the Gulf Coast

Provides information and promotes public awareness about mental retardation. Offers advocacy services for citizens with retardation and supports respite care, residential and work programs. 

 

Phone Number: 281-388-1161

Web Site: www.arcgc.org

Bay Area Council Boy Scouts of America

Provides programs designed to provide a positive peer environment in which youth learn to achieve and to develop life-long skills in making ethical decisions about their lives.

 

Phone Number: 409.744.5206 

Web Site: www.bacbsa.org  

Boys & Girls Club of Brazoria County

Mission is to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. Services provided are after school and holiday camp programs, gang prevention services, life-skills education and cultural and social development activities.

 

Phone Number: 979.373.9668

Web Site: www.bgcbc.com

 

Communites in Schools

Uses an "In-School" multi-disciplinary approach to increase the stay-in-school rate in Brazoria County schools. Promotes and facilitates the delivery of community social services, as well as health, educational and other support services for the family and the youth who are in "at-risk" situations or engaging in delinquent behavior.

 

Phone Number: 979.849.0321 

Web Site: www.cistxjv.org

Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council

Provides a place where girls can develop leadership and teamwork skills, become financially savvy, develop and identify their own values and morals, learn to relate to others and develop their self-potential in a fun and energetic environment.

 

Phone Number: 713.292.0300     

Web Site: www.gssjc.org

Hand in Hand Child Development Center

Provides day care and preschool education for children 6 weeks to 13 years for low-income families so that parent(s) may work or train for employment.

 

Phone Number: 281.585.2621

 

Memorial Child Care Center

Provides childcare, preschool and an after-school program for children 6 weeks to 12 years whose parents are moderate to low-income working people and/or in school.

 

Phone Number: 979.233.2393 

Youth & Family Counseling Services

Professional counseling for children, youth and families. Provides education/preventive programs to children, parents and the community including child abuse prevention programs, parenting classes and professional training. CASA volunteers advocate for children and parent volunteers mentor new parents.

 

Phone Number: 979.864.1577

Web Site: www.yfcs.org

Health

 

BACH Rehabilitation Center

Provides Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) for infants 0 to 3 years of age who have developmental delays or disabilities. Services for the families include physical, occupational and speech therapies, nutrition services, family guidance and training. BACH Support Services are provided for children ages birth to 12 years old at no cost to families. Support Services include: recreation and educational activities, parent support groups, equipment/technology services, information and referral services, family library and others.

 

Phone Number: 979.849.2447 or 877.714.1766

Web Site: www.bacheci.org

BACODA - Bay Area Council on Drugs & Alcohol

Provides education, screenings, assessments, counseling, referral, prevention services throughout Brazoria, Galveston, Harris and Matagorda counties, organized community coalitions to address underage drinking.

 

Phone Number: 281-212-2900

Web Site: www.bacoda.com

Brazos Place

Residential treatment center for adults, male and female, with a serious substance abuse problem, and those who are dual diagnosed in need of residential treatment services who express a desire to begin the process of recovery from addiction to alcohol or other drugs.

 

Phone Number: 979.233.3826 

Web Site: www.brazosplace.org

Brazosport Medical Center

Provides medical and dental care, a chiropractor, a podiatrist, an ophthalmologist, and houses WIC, Youth & Family Counseling Services. 

Phone Number: 979.239.1633

 

 

 

NAMI Gulf Coast

Supports families through individual and group interaction, educating family members and professionals about serious mental illnesses and advocating for services for people with brain disorders.

 

Phone Number: 281.585.3100

Web Site: www.namigulfcoast.org

Southwest SIDS Research Institute

Support services and counseling to families of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and high-risk infants. Medical services to infant apnea patients and monitoring services are also available.

 

Phone Number: 979.299.2814 or 800.245.7437       

Web Site: www.swsids.com

Women's Center of Brazoria County

Offers temporary emergency shelter, counseling and advocacy for victims of family violence. Provides community prevention/intervention programs and offers comprehensive services, including batterers’ classes, to non-shelter victims and victims of sexual assault.

 

Phone Number: 800.243.5788

 

Income

 

ActionS, Inc. of Brazoria County

Provides meals and social and support services to persons aged 60 years and older so that they can maintain their dignity, independence and purpose of life.

 

Phone Number: 979.849.6132

 

Adult Reading Center

Provides free instruction to adults with low English literacy skills through one on one, small group and classroom instruction. Computer Literacy and Citizenship Classes are also available.

 

Phone Number: 281.485.1000  

Web Site:adultreadingcenter.org

American Red Cross in Brazoria County

Provides disaster preparedness and relief, services to military families, health education, first aid training, CPR training and water safety.

 

Phone Number: 979.849.6439  

Web Site: houstonredcross.org

Lone Star Legal Aid

Experienced legal counsel to clients for civil cases only, including: representing rights of persons with handicaps or disabilities; the elderly; assisting with housing and consumer problems.

 

Phone Number: 800.244.5492

Web Site: lonestarlegal.org

Pearland Neighborhood Center

Provides various programs including youth, family and elderly services. Houses a variety of social services.

 

Phone Number: 281.485.1987

Web Site: www.pnctexas.com

Salvation Army

Provides emergency assistance with basic needs; food, medicine, clothing, utilities; temporary shelter to transients, unemployed seeking work, and disaster victims. Day care program for children ages 2 – 12 years.

Phone Number: 979.233.5420

Web Site: www.salvationarmy.org