Community Resource Guide

Please search* this database for resources that might be of assistance to you! These resources are organized alphabetically, and the date of our last update can be found at the bottom of this page.

*At the moment, the best way to search this database is to use the keyboard cue 'ctrl + F' and a search bar will appear on your browser. You can search type of resources, city, or organizations by name.

If you have questions, need assistance navigating the resources, or want to suggest a resource not presently listed, please email or call 254-299-8561.

Community Resource Database

Name Resources or Services Offered Address Phone
Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Families Crisis intervention, case management, counseling, support groups, child fatality review team, community education, family enrichment groups 3312 Hillcrest Dr
Waco, TX 76708
American Gateways Immigration legal services, visas (T & U), VAWA services, representation before the San Antonio Immigration Court, permanent residency and naturalization, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), family-based Petitions 2323 Columbus Ave
Waco, TX 76701
Antioch Church / Shepherd's Heart Food pantry 505 N 20th St
Waco, TX 76706
Attorney General - Crime Victim Services Victim services N/A 800-983-9933
Bosque Valley Food Pantry Food, AA meetings, financial assistance 304 S 4th St
Valley Mills, TX 76689
Canyon Creek Behavioral Health Adult, adolescence, inpatient, outpatient treatment facility 1201 Canyon Creek Dr
Temple, TX 76502
Care Net Pregnancy Center Pregnancy testing, ultrasounds, education, housing, diapers, formula 800 West Waco Dr
Waco, TX 76701
Caritas of Waco Food pantry, utilities, rental assistance, case management, federal benefits 300 S 15th St
Waco, TX 76701
CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates Advocates for foster care children 1208 N 5th St
Waco, TX 76707
Cen-Tex African American Chamber of Commerce Esther's Closet, minority business services, networking 715 Elm St
Waco, TX 76704
Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Networking, educational training 510 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701
Central Texas Youth Services Emergency services, respite services, employment assistance, resources and transitional living services for ages 16-21 years of age and foster care youth  1200 Bagby Avenue Apt#1
Waco, TX 76706
Christian Women's Job Corps GED classes 500 Webster Ave
Waco, TX 76706
Church of The Open Door Food pantry 900 N Loop 340
Waco, TX 76705
Compassion Waco Transitional housing, financial literacy, mental health, parenting support, recovery programs, spiritual support, job skills training, GED prep, homebuyer education, and social services application

1421 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701

Compassion Waco - Hope House Transitional housing for children and families 1421 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701
Crestview Church of Christ Food, counseling, support group  7129 Delhi Rd
Waco, TX 76712
Crime Victim Services - Waco Police Department Victim services 300 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76702
Department of Family and Protective Services, APS, CPS Adult and child protective services 801 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76702
Disability Rights of Texas Legal assistance, protective rights, advocacy N/A 800-252-9108
Dobey Drop-In Center Drop-in shelter, homeless resources, support services, case management 2111 Austin Ave
Waco, TX 76701
Domestic Violence Hotline Domestic violence support N/A 800-799-7233
Ellie's Army Foundation Medical expenses, emergency expenses, transplant assistance 12000 Biscayne Blvd #407
North Miami, FL 33181
(305) 756-0068
EOAC Headstart / Early Headstart Child care, energy assistance 500 Franklin Ave
Waco, TX 76701
Family Abuse Center Counseling, transportation help, job and life skills education, and more for adults, children and victims in rural counties N/A (confidential) 254-772-8999
First Baptist Church Woodway Food pantry 101 N Ritchie Rd
Woodway, TX 76712
Hands of Mercy Food pantry 3301 Clay Ave
Waco, TX 76711
Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support Resource connection, family development skills, counseling 5034 Franklin Ave
Waco, TX 76706
Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network Help with co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders 110 S 12th St
Waco, TX 76706
Heart of Texas Council of Governments Aging and disability Resource connections for aging and disabled persons, caregivers, and families 1514 S New Rd
Waco, TX 76706
Heart to Home Housing via coordinated entry points 254-297-8929
Klaras Center for Families Transitional Youth Program Young adult transitional support 1105 Jefferson Ave
Waco, TX 76701
LaPuerta Waco 2 ESL classes, citizenship, GED Spanish classes, sewing, crafts, and hobby classes 500 Clay Ave, 2nd floor
Waco, TX 76706
Living Word COGIC Food pantry 1001 Dunbar St
Waco, TX 76704
Lonestar Legal Aid Free legal assistance 900 Austin Ave, 7th floor
Waco, TX 76701
McGregor Alliance Pantry Food pantry 416 W 2nd St
McGregor, TX 76657
Mclennan County Indigent Healthcare Various healthcare and dental services 824 Washington Ave
Waco, TX 76701
Methodist Children’s Home - Family Outreach Solutions Services Advocacy and support, financial assistance, connection to resources in the community, and more 524 West Waco Dr
Waco, TX 76701
Methodist Children's Home - Gap Services Services and resources for grandparents or other caregivers in absence of parents - including case management, legal services, workshops, support services 1111 Herring Ave
Waco, TX 76708
800-964-9226 (toll-free)
Methodist Children's Home - Transition Services Services to help former individuals make a successful transition to independent living and adjust to college or the workforce [for MCH graduates and the community ages 18-25] 1111 Herring Ave
Waco, TX 76708


800-964-9226 (toll-free)

Military Childcare Care Assistance Childcare aassistance for military families N/A 855-696-2934
Mission Waco Drug treatment, job training, health, psychiatric, dental, orthopedic, vision, allergy, dermatology 1315 N 15th St
Waco, TX 76707
My Brother's Keeper Emergency homeless shelter 1217 Mary St
Waco, TX 76706
NAMI Mental health support groups for individuals and families, group sessions, legal assistance, support services N/A (512) 693-2000 ext 2
National Suicide and Crisis Support hotline Suicide prevention N/A 988
NeighborWorks Credit counseling, homeownership counseling, financial counseling 922 Franklin Ave
Waco, TX 76701
OSAR - Outreach, Screening, Assessment, and Referral Substance abuse services Varies depending on Region 877-541-7905
Salvation Army Community kitchen, food pantry, shelter, disaster relief 300 Webster Ave
Waco, TX 76706
Salvation Army - Sally's House Emergency women's shelter 524 S 4th St
Waco, Texas 76706
Shepherd's Heart Mobile Food Pantry Mobile food pantry 205 S 26th St
Waco, TX 76710
Shepherd's Heart of Lorena Food pantry 307 E. Center St
Lorena, TX 76655
Shepherds Heart - Robinson Food pantry 106 W Lyndale Dr
Robinson, TX 76706
Texas Child Protective Services Provide help for abused or neglected children 1711 Herring Ave
Waco, TX 76711
Texas Child Care Connection for Families Help finding childcare providers within Texas, apply for financial aid for childcare N/A
Texas Veterans Commission 701 Clay Ave
Waco, TX 76706
Heart of Texas Workforce Solutions Child care, employment services, unemployment benefits, transitional housing for teens 1416 S New Rd
Waco, TX 76711
The Cove Teenage homeless shelter 524 W Waco Dr, Suite B
Waco, TX 76701
The Hangar Food, coffee, laundry 417 S 17th St
Waco, TX 76706
Tri-Cities Ministry Rent and utility emergency assistance 1301 Hogan Ln
Waco, TX 76705
Trinity Center Homeless shelter 4428 N 19th St
Waco, TX 76708
Unbound Human trafficking crisis intervention and resources 4300 W Waco Dr, Ste 2 Building B
Waco, TX 76710
254-414-0814-Help Hotline
USDA Rural Development Program Electric, energy, housing, business programs Federal Building, Suite 102
101 S Main
Temple, TX 76501
Victorious Life Church Food pantry 7459 S Hwy I-35
Robinson, TX 76706
Waco Center for Youth Residential treatment center, mental health services for teens 13-17 yrs of age who have experienced trauma or have mental health and behavioral disorders, school on campus 3501 N 19th St
Waco, TX 76708
Waco Diaper Bank Diapers N/A N/A
Waco Family Medicine Health care, behavioral health, dental, financial assistance Multiple Locations 254-313-6000
Waco Family Medicine - Counseling and Children Services Counseling for children and adults 1600 Providence Dr
Waco, TX 76707
Waco Habitat for Humanity Helps low-income families obtain homeownership, classes 220 N 11th St
Waco, TX 76701
Waco Housing Authority Housing, financial literacy program (FSSP), computer access 4400 Cobbs Dr
Waco, TX 76710
(254) 752-0324
Waco ReStore Sells home improvement and building material at reduced prices 1224 Franklin Ave
Waco, TX 76704
Your Texas Benefits Apply for food stamps, Medicaid, disability, and other services N/A 211
Youth Crisis Respite - Klaras Center for Families Behavioral health crisis emergency center, case management, emergency assistance, runaway assistance 1105 Jefferson Ave
Waco, TX 76701


Last updated 4/25/24