The list below are charities and non-profit organizations that assist women, children and educational organizations across the county. You can get help via these women’s shelters and organizations. Most organizations are non-profit institutions. If you need assistance please contact these agencies. If this is an emergency please dial 911 or 0 for the operator. If you need mental health assistance please call a professional.
Domestic Abuse and Domestic Violence
You can also call 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
I used this when my ex-husband was in the process of moving out and they provide very valuable advice. They are available 24/7 and can assist you in finding local services. For their website “For nearly 20 years, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence. With the help of our dedicated advocates and staff, we respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year.”
Drug Abuse Treatment Assistance
Addiction is a very serious topic and if you or a loved one is now trying to seek treatment for the addiction of drug abuse, then this FREE guide from the National Institute on Drug Abuse is for you.
Offers guidance in seeking drug abuse treatment and lists five questions to ask when searching for a treatment program.
NIH Pub Number: 12-7764
Published: December 2011
Author: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Table of Contents
Financial Aspect information for seeking drug abuse treatment
Make an informed decision about your many options when you need assistance in a specific treatment and navigate the different programs and their costs. Most individuals experience some confusion regarding insurance coverage, state-funded options, private-pay facilities, viable non-rehab options and many other financial aspects that arise when seeking help. Many treatment providers intentionally omit this information in their own interest. American addiction centers
The ‘Financial Guide’, ‘Informed Decisions’ and ‘Other Providers’ sections all explain in detail what nearly every other treatment resource avoids explaining. Rehab can be affordable, and there are many effective options other than rehab – therapy, outpatient, etc.
Substance Abuse Guide for Parents – Addiction from alcohol and drug abuse can be crippling for a teen. This guide give you tips on how to approach your son or daughter if you believe they are suffering from addiction.
Single Parent Resource Center
Single Parent Advocate – a website that provides additional resources for single parents. Single Parent Advocate, a local 501(c) 3 non-profit organization providing resource connections, growth-based training, and support for single parent families, based in Dallas Texas and the surrounding areas.
Everyday Health http://www.everydayhealth.com/ – good advice on all kinds of health related topics
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) – part of the InsureKidsNow effort, there is a directory of programs by state on this site. 88% of low income children are eligible for Medicaid or CHIP but have not enrolled. Click here and go sign up!!
Get Affordable Health Care – Health Resources & Services Administration is an agency within the US Dept. of Health & Human Services that provides funds to Health Centers, hospitals and other care facilities to help people get health care they can afford. Search by zipcode to locate an office near your family.
Directory of Clinics for Affordable Healthcare: