Funded Programs


Health and education programs for inner-city children and youth in the community, programs of Boys and Girls Clubs of Waco: 254-752-6443 –

Head Start & Childcare for low-income, working families, programs of Economic Opportunities Advancement Corporation (EOAC): 254-753-0331 –

Educational and experiential learning for young girls, program of Girl Scouts of Central Texas:
254-756-4497 –

After school programs, summer enrichment programs and health & wellness activities for at-risk youth, programs of YMCA of Central Texas: 254-776-6612 –

Court appointed special advocates for abused and neglected children in foster care, also providing immediate needs in clothing, food, and housing, a program of CASA of McLennan County:

24 hour hotline, case management, advocacy, counseling and exams for victims of sexual assault, program of Advocacy Center for Children: 254-752-9330 –

Financial Stability

Case management, transitional housing and financial security training for homeless families with children, a program of Compassion Ministries: 254-755-7640 –

Safe haven for women and children fleeing family violence, outreach services include case management, counseling, support groups, life skills and financial planning classes, an array of legal services, and assistance with housing, programs of Family Abuse Center: 254-772-8999 –

Case management for families and individuals in need–food, clothing, household items, prescription medications and transportation, a program of Caritas of Waco: 254-753-4593 –


Prenatal Health

Health services, education, counseling and support classes for pregnant women, programs of Care Net Pregnancy Center: 254-772-8270 –

Health care for uninsured or under-insured women of McLennan County, program of Family Health Center: 254-313-4200 –

Family Health

Primary health and dental care to uninsured or under-insured residents of McLennan County, programs of Family Health Center: 254-313-4200 –

Mental Health

Respite care services for Alzheimer’s patients and their families, a program of Alzheimer’s Association, North Central Chapter : 254-753-7722 –

Care and support for persons and families impacted by intellectual and developmental disabilities, programs of The Arc, McLennan County: 254-756-7491 –

Marital, parent/child, family, individual counseling, and education and support for families and children experiencing divorce, programs of Family Counseling and Children’s Services: 254-313-4500

Mental, emotional and physical health benefits for adults and children with social disorders, and Veterans diagnosed with PTSD, physical and/or neurological impairment, programs of REACH Therapeutic Riding Center: 254-848-7888 –

Support and education for those coping with mental illness, mental retardation, and developmental disabilities, a program of MHMR Center, HOT Region: 254-752-3451 –

24 hour hotline, case management, advocacy, and counseling for victims of sexual assault, programs of Advocacy Center for Crime Victims: 254-752-9330 –

Safety Net Services

Crisis assistance for families and individuals in need–food, clothing, household items, prescription medications and transportation, a program of Caritas of Waco: 254-753-4593 –

Immediate need/crisis intervention providing meals, clothing, shelter, a program of The Salvation Army: 254-756-7271 –

Crisis support for cancer patients & their families– financial assistance for medications, supplies and transportation, a program of Community Cancer Association: 254-202-8082 –

low-income children access to
Early Childhood Education
classes and quality afterschool and summer programs
low/uninsured families with access to
Medical Screenings and Health Exams
as well as prescription assistance and other therapy needs
children, adults, and families with
Meals and Bags of Groceries
over 46,000 eligible children, adults and families
low-income pregnant girls and women
Pregnancy Related Care Needs
including prenatal care, resource assistance, and parenting classes
families and individuals with
Family and Domestic Violence Care
including access to shelters, resource counseling, and case management