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Texas Referral Line for Community Resources
Dial 2-1-1 or 1-877-541-7905– Texas United Way Helpline (the place to call when you don’t know who to call).

It connects callers with hundreds of programs to help people find child care, counseling, food, housing, health care, legal aid, substance abuse treatment and more. It is a database of community resources and searches by zip code in Texas. This helpline is available in multiple languages, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Aunt Bertha: Connecting People and Programs (searchable by zip code)

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Counseling & Community Resources

ACC Counseling professionals can provide assistance with referrals to community resources. To make an appointment, click here to send a request by email, call 281-756-3531 or stop by the Admissions Office, A100.

Food & Related Services

  • Alvin-Manvel Community Food Pantry
    1212 South Durant
    Alvin, Texas 77511
    Brazoria County, Texas
    Call for information (281)824-8871. They can offer free food, meals, clothing, and referrals to non-profits and financial assistance programs and resources.
  • Alvin Community College Food Pantry
    Complete the food request form here.
  • Alvin Community College Toiletry Assistance
  • Texas Health And Human Services Commission (HHSC) - Region 6
    3403 Mustang Road
    Alvin, TX 77511
    (281) 331-0790 Main
    (281) 756-8793 TTY
    (800) 500-4266 Toll-free   Customer Service Line
    If an individual qualifies, THHSC may offer emergency food, food stamps, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Medicaid eligibility for families and children as well as those who are aged and disabled based on Federal and state eligibility guidelines.
  • Christian Helping Hands
    Residents of Brazoria County are eligible for clothing, meals, baby formula, and help with bills and rent.
    3402 Swenson
    Pearland, Texas 77581
  • Pearland Neighborhood Center
    2335 North Texas Avenue
    Pearland, TX 77581
    Phone (281)485-1987
    Food pantry, supplies for babies (diapers, formula, and clothing). Referrals and guidance is also offered from case managers. Income guidelines are in place.
  • Sacred Heart Social Ministry
    14307 Highway 6
    Rosharon, TX 77583
    Call for information on the Food Pantry

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Foster Care & Homeless Liaison for Students at ACC

The Texas Education Agency requires that each institution of higher education appoint a Foster Care Liaison Officer to assist in coordinating educational support services on and off campus and to other relevant information directly to individuals who are currently or were previously placed in foster care. For more information about this service at ACC call 281-756-3534 or 3531.

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Employment – Off Campus

Texas Workforce Solution Offices
TWC is the state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas. The Texas Workforce Solution Offices are the locations for possible program funding and childcare assistance. Click here for Directory of Offices

DARS – Department of Assistive and Rehabilitation Services
Employment support and services for persons with disabilities

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Housing, Homelessness & Shelters

  • Bay Area Turning Point, Inc. Emergency Women and Children’s Shelter (Mental Health, Medical, Legal and Sheltering Services)
    281-288-2525, Emergency call 281-338-7600
  • Brazoria County Independent Living Center (for persons with disabilities)
    1104-D East Mulberry
    Angleton, Texas 77515
    Voice/TTY (979) 849-7060
  • Salvation Army
    3260 Broadway Street
    Pearland, TX  77581
  • Women’s Center of Brazoria County, Inc. – 979-849-9553
    (Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault/Rape)
    Alvin: 281-585-0904
    Shelters – Brazoria County – 1-800-243-5788

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Legal Aid

  • Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA)
    (713) 224-9911
    1001 Texas Avenue #600
    Houston, TX 77002
    Counseling and paralegal help for any battered person.
    Counseling referrals, and legal representation for low-income clients.
    Will assist with protective orders.  No fee except court costs. Counseling available for batterers. Sliding fee scale for victims ineligible for state funded legal aid but who cannot afford legal counsel.
  • LASSA Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault
    P.O. Box 41256
    Austin, TX  78704
  • Lone Star Legal Aid  1-800-244-5492
    126 N. Velasco Street
    Angleton, TX  77515-4437

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Medical & Dental

  • Freeport Community Health Center (no dental)
    905 N. Gulf Blvd
    Freeport, TX  77541
  • Hope Clinic (Dental)
    3373 E. Highway 6
    Alvin, TX  77511
    Hope is a nonprofit facility and is staffed by dental professionals.

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Substance Abuse & Addiction

  • Alcohol/Drug Abuse - Women’s Center, Inc.
    201 First Street, Galveston, TX
    712 5th Avenue N, Texas City, TX
    (409) 763-5516
    For Brazoria and Galveston County Women.
    ADA Women’s Center provides licensed substance abuse treatment for medically indigent women in Galveston County and Brazoria County along the Texas Gulf Coast. Women whose lives have become unmanageable through the use of drugs and/or alcohol can find healing and recovery and learn tools for clean and sober living.
  • Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol
    1-(800)510-3111 Toll Free
    Headquarters: League City Office
    2911 South Shore Boulevard, Suite 150
    League City, TX 77573
    Counseling & Classes: Clear Lake Office
    1300A Bay Area Boulevard, Suite 224
    Houston, TX 77058           
    Services include assessments & screenings, outreach, referrals, brief motivational counseling, intervention, community coalitions and more.
  • Narcotics Anonymous Meeting Search

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