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Irving


Adapt of Texas

800 West Airport Fwy., #800
Irving, TX 75062

(also available in Austin, Corsicana, Dallas, Kaufman, McKinney and Waxahachie)

Services Offered: Provides psychiatric rehabilitative services to clients with severe and persistent mental illness, which may maximize opportunities for a normal life.

Contact Information:
(972) 215-0488 (Irving)
(512) 968-5582 (Austin)
(972) 932-4157 (Corsicana)
(214) 459-2341 (Dallas)
(972) 932-4157 (Kaufman)
(214) 544-1887 (McKinney)
(972) 935-9700 (Waxahachie)
www.adaptoftexas.org


Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Texas

450 E. John Carpenter Fwy.
Irving, TX 7506

(serves Dallas, Denton, Fort Worth, Plano and Sherman)

Services Offered: Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Texas is a volunteer organization that provides children support, guidance, friendship and fun by matching them to adult role models. For more than 75 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has fulfilled their mission of enriching, encouraging and empowering children to reach their highest potential through safe, positive mentoring relationships.

Contact Information:
(800) 887-BIGS (toll-free)
(817) 277-1148
www.bbbsnt.org


Irving Cares, Inc.

440 S. Nursery Rd., Ste. 101
Irving, TX 75060

Services Offered: Provides assistance and referrals. On-site food pantry, counseling, jobs program, and case management. Other programs include utility assistance and patient transportation.

Contact Information:
(972) 721-9181
www.irvingcares.org


Jasper


Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG)

210 Premier Drive
Jasper, TX 75951

(serves Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler Counties)

Services Offered: The Honors Mentoring Program is a structured mentoring relationship with youth ages 4 to 15 that have an incarcerated parent. The STAR (Services to At Risk Youth) program helps reduce family conflict and prevent the problems of runaway, truancy and delinquent behavior by helping youth and families resolve crises, develop coping and problem solving skills, help parents resume and maintain their parental responsibility and provides short term placement for youth whose immediate return home is not advisable. STAR provides the following services: counseling, parent education, referral services, crisis intervention, residential services and mentoring.

Contact Information:
(409) 384-5704
www.detcog.org