Counseling & Community Resources


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Resources by Category

Alcohol & Drug Abuse add
Community Resources for students, staff, and community members
Agency Phone Website City County
Alcoholics Anonymous (940) 383-8252 or (940) 566-9989 www.aa.org Denton Denton
Alcoholics Anonymous (972) 436-4516 www.aa.org Lewisville Denton
Alcoholics Anonymous (940) 612-2016 www.aa.org Gainesville Cooke
Alcoholics Anonymous (940) 322-3213 www.aa.org Wichita Falls Wichita
National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center 800-784-6776 www.addictioncareoptions.com Nationwide
Childcare add
Community Resources for students, staff, and community members
Agency Phone Website City County
Boys & Girls Club (940) 239-9309 www.bgca.org Denton, Lewisville, Little Elm Denton
Boys & Girls Club (940) 665-6527 www.bgca.org Gainesville Cooke
Texas Workforce Commission (940) 382-6712 www.twc.state.tx.us Denton Denton
Texas Workforce Commission (940) 665-1121 www.twc.state.tx.us Gainesville Cooke
Texas Workforce Commission (940) 322-1801 www.twc.state.tx.us Wichita Falls Wichita
Head Start (940) 872-3696 Bowie Montague
Head Start (940) 387-8649 Denton Denton
Head Start (940) 665-4619 Gainesville Cooke
Texas Dept of Family and Protective Services (940) 387-8544 www.dfps.state.tx.us Denton Denton
Texas Dept of Family and Protective Services (940) 665-9315 www.dfps.state.tx.us Gainesville Cooke
Texas Dept of Family and Protective Services (972) 221-3910 www.dfps.state.tx.us Lewisville Denton
Report Abuse 800-252-5400 Statewide
COVID-19, Emergency, & Financial Assistance add

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Food Services & Food Banks add
Community Resources for students, staff, and community members
Agency Phone Website City County
NCTC Campus Food Pantries Campus Food Pantries Gainesville, Corinth, Denton, Flower Mound, Bowie, Graham Cooke, Denton, Montague, Young
FOODPANTRIES.ORG www.foodpantries.org Nationwide
Texas Dept. of Agriculture www.summerfood.org Statewide
Bowie Mission (940) 872-4678 Bowie Montague
Living Word Ministries (940) 665-1191 Gainesville Cooke
VISTO (940) 668-6403 www.vistohelps.com Gainesville Cooke
Sacred Heart Food Pantry (940) 759-3074 shchurchmuenster.com Muenster Cooke
Vision Ministries (940) 297-6860 vision.dentonbible.org Denton Denton
Shiloh Food Pantry (The Denton Wesley Foundation) (214) 394-7799 thedentonwesley.org Denton Denton
Christian Community Action (972) 219-4357 www.ccahelps.org Lake Dallas Denton
Lake Cities UMC Food Pantry (940) 321-6100 www.lakecitiesumc.org Denton Denton
Community Food Center (940) 382-0807 www.dentoncfc.org Denton Denton
Our Daily Bread (940) 382-5604 www.ourdailybreaddenton.org Denton Denton
First Refuge Ministries (940) 484-4384 firstrefugeministries.org/ Denton, Sanger Denton
Texas Dept. of Health and Human Services  (Food Stamps/Medicaid) (940) 872-1196 www.yourtexasbenefits.com Bowie Montague
Texas Dept. of Health and Human Services  (Food Stamps/Medicaid) (940) 320-5700 www.yourtexasbenefits.com Denton Denton
Texas Dept. of Health and Human Services  (Food Stamps/Medicaid) (940) 665-9315 www.yourtexasbenefits.com Gainesville Cooke
Texas Dept. of Health and Human Services  (Food Stamps/Medicaid) (940) 549-1371 www.yourtexasbenefits.com Graham Young
WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) (940) 872-6266 www.fns.usda.gov/wic Bowie Montague
WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) (940) 349-2930 www.fns.usda.gov/wic Denton Denton
WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) (940) 668-1292 www.fns.usda.gov/wic Gainesville Cooke
WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) (972) 221-1603 www.fns.usda.gov/wic Lewisville Denton
Healthcare and/or Pregnancy add
Community Resources for students, staff, and community members
Agency Phone Website City County
ABBA (940) 668-6391 abbatexas.org Gainesville Cooke
ABBA (972) 221-3206 abbatexas.org Lewisville Denton
Loreto House (940) 380-8191 loretohouse.org Denton Denton
Woman to Woman Denton (940) 383-4494 dentonprc.org Denton Denton
Health Service of North Texas 800-974-2437 or (940) 381-1501 www.healthntx.org Denton Denton
Medicaid & CHIP (Texas Dept. of Health and Human Services) 800-647-6558 hhs.texas.gov/services/health Statewide
First Refuge Ministries (940) 484-4384 firstrefugeministries.org Denton, Sanger Denton
Denton Community Health Clinic (940) 600-7527 www.dentonchc.org Denton Denton
Indigent Health Care Resources (903) 614-5550 Bowie Montague
Indigent Health Care Resources (940) 612-8600   Cooke, Montague
Indigent Health Care Resources (972) 434-8864 Denton Cooke
Indigent Health Care Resources (936) 523-5100 Montague Montague
Partnership for Prescription Assistance www.txdisabilities.org Statewide
PediPlace (972) 436-7962 www.pediplace.org Lewisville Denton
Planned Parenthood 1-800-230-PLAN www.plannedparenthood.org Nationwide
Planned Parenthood-Lewisville Health Center (972) 221-7644 www.plannedparenthood.org Lewisville Denton
Planned Parenthood-Denton Health Center (940) 891-0737 www.plannedparenthood.org Denton Denton
Postpartum Support International 1-800-944-4773 HelpLine www.postpartum.net Nationwide
TWU Dental Hygiene Clinic (940) 898-2888 twu.edu/dental-hygiene-clinic Denton Denton
TimelyCare TimelyCare All NCTC Campuses
Homelessness add
Community Resources for students, staff, and community members
Agency Phone Website City County
Our Daily Bread (940) 382-5604 www.ourdailybreaddenton.org Denton Denton
Catholic Charities (817) 600-1646 www.catholiccharitiesfortworth.org Gainesville Cooke
Catholic Charities (940) 521-0720, ext. 7114 www.catholiccharitiesfortworth.org Graham Young
Giving Hope (940) 382-0609 hopeincdenton.com Denton Denton
Monsignor King Outreach Center (940) 391-1919 www.kingoutreachcenter.com Denton Denton
The Salvation Army, Denton Corps (940) 566-3800 www.salvationarmydfw.org Denton Denton
Housing add
Community Resources for students, staff, and community members
Agency Phone Website City County
Denton Affordable Housing Corp (940) 484-7048 dentonaffordablehousing.org Denton Denton
Denton Housing Authority (940) 383-1504 www.dentonhousingauthority.com Denton Denton
Gainesville Housing Authority (940) 382-0609 gainesvilletxhousingauthority.com Gainesville Cooke
U. S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development 800-955-2232 www.hud.gov Nationwide
United Way (940) 566-5851 UnitedWayDenton.org/eviction-prevention Denton Denton
Human Trafficking/Sexual Exploitation add
Community Resources for students, staff, and community members
Agency Phone Website City County
Refuge for Women (859) 629-1642 www.rfwntx.org Denton Nationwide
C7 Human Trafficking Coalition 888-373-7888 www.c7htc.org North Texas
National Human Trafficking Hotline 888-373-7877 humantraffickinghotline.org Nationwide Nationwide
National Human Trafficking Hotline text "BeFree" to 233733 humantraffickinghotline.org Nationwide Nationwide
National Human Trafficking Hotline Live Chat humantraffickinghotline.org Nationwide Nationwide
You Can Free Us (940) 725-3200 www.youcanfree.us Flower Mound International
Poiema Foundation (469) 757-8888 poiemafoundation.org Rockwall Statewide
Legal add
Community Resources for students, staff, and community members
Agency Phone Website City County
Legal Aid of Northwest Texas 800-955-1407 internet.lanwt.org Denton, Cooke, Jack, Montague & Wise
Legal Line-Dallas Bar Association (214) 200-7400 www.dallasbar.org Statewide
Law Help www.lawhelp.org Nationwide
Mental Health add
Community Resources for students, staff, and community members
Agency Phone Website City County
Texoma Community Center (877) 277-2226 www.texomacc.org Cooke, Grayson & Fannin
Dallas Metrocare Services (877) 283-2121 www.metrocareservices.org Dallas Dallas
Denton County MHMR Center 800-762-0157 (24 hour) or (940) 381-5000 www.dentonmhmr.org Denton
Health Service of North Texas 800-974-2437 or (940) 381-1501 www.healthntx.org Denton Denton
Grace Counseling 800-972-0643 grace-counseling.com Lewisville Denton
Helen Farabee Centers 800-621-8504 (24 hour) or (940) 549-4896 www.helenfarabee.org Graham Young
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255 suicidepreventionlifeline.org Nationwide
Suicide and Crisis Center of North Texas (214) 828-1000 or 800-273-8255 (both 24 hour) www.sccenter.org Cooke, Denton, Montague & Young
First Refuge Ministries (940) 484-4384 firstrefugeministries.org Denton, Sanger Denton
Connections Wellness Group (940) 222-2399 connectionswellnessgroup.com Denton Denton
Youth & Family Counseling (972) 724-2005 Lewisville, Denton Denton
UNT Counseling & Human Development Center (940) 565-2970 coe.unt.edu Denton Denton
UNT Child & Family Resource Clinic (940) 565-2066 coe.unt.edu Denton Denton
UNT Psychology Clinic (940) 565-2631 psychology.unt.edu Denton Denton
TWU Counseling & Family Therapy Clinic (940) 898-2600 twu.edu/counseling-family-therapy-clinic Denton Denton
UBH Denton (University Behavioral Health) (940) 320-8100 or 1-888-320-8101 ubhdenton.com Denton Denton
Carrollton Springs (972) 544-7980 carrolltonsprings.com Carrollton Denton
Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator (SAMHSA) findtreatment.samhsa.gov Nationwide
TimelyCare TimelyCare All NCTC Campuses
Relationship Violence add
Community Resources for students, staff, and community members
Agency Phone Website City County
Abigail’s Arms-Cooke County Family Crisis Center (940) 665-CURE (2873) abigailsarms.org Cooke
Denton County Friends of the Family 800-572-4031 or
(940) 382-7273
(both 24 hour)
www.dcfof.org Denton Denton
Domestic Shelters www.domesticshelters.org Nationwide
First Step, Inc. 800-658-2683 (24 hour) firststep.org Wichita Falls Wichita
Texas Council on Family Violence tcfv.org Statewide
The Family Place (214) 941-1991 (24 hour) www.familyplace.org Dallas Dallas
The National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233 www.thehotline.org Nationwide
Virginia's House (Young, Stephens & Throckmorton Counties) (940) 549-9829 www.virginiashousetx.org Graham Young, Stephens & Throckmorton
Wise Hope Shelter and Crisis Center (Wise, Jack & Montague Counties) (940) 626-4855 (24 hour) wisehope.org Bowie Wise, Jack & Montague
Resource & Referral Info add
Community Resources for students, staff, and community members
Agency Phone Website City County
Texas 2-1-1 Service 211 or (877) 541-7905 www.211texas.org Statewide
Texas Workforce Commission 800-735-2988 www.twc.state.tx.us Statewide
United Way www.unitedway.org Nationwide
Aunt Bertha www.auntbertha.com Nationwide
Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis add
Community Resources for students, staff, and community members
Agency Phone Website City County
Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center (972) 641-7273 (24 hour) dallasrapecrisis.org Dallas Dallas
Denton County Friends of the Family 800-572-4031 or
(940) 382-7273
(both 24 hour)
www.dcfof.org Denton Denton
RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) 800-656-HOPE (4673)
(24 hour)
www.rainn.org Nationwide
Transportation add
Community Resources for students, staff, and community members
Agency Phone Website City County
Denton County Transportation (DCTA) (940) 243-0077 www.dcta.net Denton Denton
TAPS Public Transit (844) 603-6048 tapsbus.com Cooke, Montague, Wise, Clay, Grayson & Fannin
Veterans add
Community Resources for students, staff, and community members
Agency Phone Website City County
Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 (press 1)
Text:  838255
www.veteranscrisisline.net Nationwide
Recovery Resource Council (817) 332-6329 recoverycouncil.org Denton Denton
Texas Veterans Commission 1-800-252-8387 www.tvc.texas.gov Statewide
Denton County Veterans Services Office (972) 434-8813 Denton Denton
Cooke County Veterans Services Office (940) 668-5436 Gainesville Cooke
Denton County Veteran Community Navigator Program (940) 566-5851, ext.113 www.unitedwaydenton.org Denton Denton
Women Veterans of America Chapter 48 wvachapter48@gmail.com Denton Denton
Military Veteran Peer Network (817) 683-2870 Roanoke Denton
Military Veteran Peer Network (903) 267-0166 Sherman Cooke

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