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Health and Human Services Resources

Benefits Information

SOCIAL SERVICES

 Department of Veterans Affairs
4800 Memorial Dr.
752-6581 or 1-800-423-2111
Veterans Services

Family Abuse Center
24-hour crisis line 1-800-283-8401
counseling, case mgmt, advocacy for domestic violence victims

Mission Waco-Meyer Center
1226 Washington Ave.
296-9866
M-Th 6:30am-1pm, 4pm-5:30pm; Fri 7:30am-11:30am; Sa 7:30am-10:30am
showers/laundry/phones

Salvation Army
4271 W. Waco Dr.
756-7271
M-F 8:30am-4pm

SHELTER

Central Texas Youth Services Bureau
(Emergency shelter for homeless & runaway youth ages 3-17; Transitional shelter for men & women ages 18-21)
1-800-421-8336

Compassion Ministries
(Transitional shelter - women & families)
1421 Austin Ave.
755-7640
Interviews Tues. 2pm only

Family Abuse Center
(Domestic violence shelter)
24 hr crisis line and shelter 1-800-283-8401

House Where Jesus Shines
(Ex-offender halfway house for men)
18320 Gholson Rd
829-2100

My Brother’s Keeper-Mission Waco Meyer’s Center
(Emergency shelter – men & women/Transitional shelter for men & women)
1226 Washington Ave.
296-9866
register M-Th 10:30am or 4:30pm; F-Sa 10:30am

Salvation Army
(Emergency shelter for men, showers)
524 S. 4th St.
753-2648
M-Sun 5pm-6am

MEDICAL CARE

 Department of Veterans Affairs
4800 Memorial Dr.
752-6581 or 1-800-423-2111
veterans medical care

Family Health Center
1600 Providence Dr.
750-8200
M-Th 8am-8pm; F 8am-5pm; Sa 8:30am-12:00pm

Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center
100 Hillcrest Medical Blvd. (I35 @ Hwy. 6)
202-2000

Meyer Clinic
1226 Washington Ave.
714-1579
Tu 5-8pm; Th 8-11am
acute medical services

Providence Healthcare Network
6901 Medical Parkway
751-4000

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

 Heart of Texas Region MHMR
110 S. 12th St.
752-3451
M-F 8am-5pm
24 hour phone 1-866-752-3451

DePaul Center
301 Londonderry Dr.
776-5970
M-F 8am-6pm
DePaul services can be accessed at any time through the Providence Emergency Room

Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH)
PO Box 890, Waco, TX. 76704
297-7734
297-7735
M-F 8am-5pm

CLOTHES

 Care Center of Highland Baptist Church
3028 Trice Ave.
754-8923
Go by and fill out an application or call and leave a message

Caritas
300 S. 15th St.
753-4593
M-F 8:30am-4pm

Mission Waco Voucher Store
Vouchers issued Tu-Th at Meyer Center
Store hours @ 18th & Franklin are 11am-1pm

Salvation Army
4271 W. Waco Dr.
756-7271
M-F 8:30am-4pm

LEGAL AID

 Lone Star Legal Aid
900 Austin Ave., 7th floor
756-7944
Intake Tu, Th 1pm-4:30pm

Lutheran Ministries – Legal Assistance Project
1008 Jefferson Ave.
757-3401
M 1pm-7pm; F 9am-2pm

FOOD

 ACTS Christian Fellowship
1300 Mary Ave.
759-1800

Care Center of Highland Baptist Church
3028 Trice Ave.
754-8923
Fill out application or call & leave message

Caritas
300 S. 15th St.
753-4593
M-F 8:30am-4pm

Salvation Army
4271 W. Waco Dr.
756-7271
M-F 8:30am-4pm

PREPARED MEALS

 Antioch Community Church
505 N. 20th St.
754-0386
Fri 6:30pm

First Lutheran Church
1008 Jefferson Ave.
752-4583
W 5:30pm, F 6:30am

Gospel Café
825 S. 10th St.
753-5916
W-F 11:30am-1:30pm

Mission Waco-Meyer Center
1226 Washington Ave.
Breakfast M-Th, Sa 6:30am

Salvation Army
500 S. 4th St.
756-7271
Lunch 11:30 am, Dinner 5:30pm

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

 Freeman Center
1401 Columbus Ave.
753-8251
M-F 8am-5pm

Heart of Texas Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse
900 Austin Ave, Suite 801
753-7332 or 1-800-729-5669
M-Th 8am-5pm, F 8am-12pm

Mission Waco Manna House
753-4900
M-F 8am-5pm
transitional substance abuse program for men

Gospel Café
825 S. 10th St.
753-5916
AA/NA meetings W-F 12:30-1:30pm

JOB RESOURCES

Christian Women’s Job Corps
1111 Herring Ave.
757-0416

Heart of Texas Workforce Center
1416 S. New Rd.
754-5421
M,W-F 8am-5pm, Tu 8am-7pm
Veterans should call and ask for vet rep

Mission Waco M-powerment Program
1226 Washington Ave.
753-4900
M-F 8:30am-5pm

OTHER HELPFUL NUMBERS

EOAC (Equal Opportunity Advancement Corp.)
517 Franklin Ave.
756-0954
multiple services
M-F 8am-4pm

Health & Human Services Commission (DHS)
Headquarters in Austin
(512)483-5100

Medicaid/Disability
801 Austin Ave.
755-7656

DHS/Food Stamps
2010 LaSalle Ave.
752-4839

Heart of Texas Homeless Coalition
www.heartoftexashomeless.org

McLennan County Welfare Department
204 N. 7th St.
757-5174

Social Security Administration
1700 Lake Air Dr. Suite A
1-800-772-1213
M-F 8am-4pm

Waco/McLennan Co. Public Health District HIV/STD Division
225 W. Waco Dr.
750-5450

Waco Transit
301 S. 8th St.
750-1613

WIC
225 W. Waco Dr.
750-5403
Nutrition program for women, infants and children