Pavilion Resource List

*blue links are clickable

Advocacy

NAMI

Advocacy for those with mental illness.

www.nami.org

Food/Clothes

SNAP (Food Stamps)

Credits to buy food. Free to people with low enough income.

Phone number - 211

yourtexasbenefits.hhsc.texas.gov/programs/snap


The Storehouse

Each Client receives food to last one week. Bring picture ID and proof of residence, but no one is turned away. 

512-989-9989

www.thestorehousenetwork.com


Heaven's Harvest Food Bank (River of Life Assembly of God) 

Food pantry. Second & fourth Thursdays of the month @ 6-8 pm.

512-863-0854

www.riveroflifegt.org


St. John's United Methodist Churh

Food pantry Tue - Thurs 9 am - 4 pm. Must have valid ID. Can only visit once every 3 months. For info, call church office.

512-863-5886

www.stjohnsumc.cc


Hutto Food Pantry @ Hutto Lutheran Church

Food pantry Tue - Thurs 9 am - 4 pm.

512-759-2064

www.huttolutheranchurch.org/food-pantry


Shepherd's Heart Food Pantry Taylor (Trinity Lutheran Church)

Food pantry & clothing store

512-352-5553

www.volrock.org/agency/detail/?agency_id=14457


Reveal Resource Center

Food pantry & clothing closet. Pantry & closet open Mon 7 pm - 8 pm, Tue 9 am - 12 pm.

512-981-7721

www.revealresourcecenter.com


Central Texas Food Bank

Hunger relief charity, community kitchen, garden, advocacy, fresh food, food assistance for the elderly, meals for kids after school, et (Kid's Cafe), summer food program for kids, mobile food pantry, nutrition education, disaster relief, food delivery, and more.

1-800-786-2616

www.centraltexasfoodbank.org


Brighter Days Food Pantry (Leander Church of Christ)

Food pantry. Food pantry : Wednesday - 6:30 pm - 8 pm.

512-259-4673

www.leanderchurchofchrist.org.food-pantry


Meals on Wheels Central Texas

Meal delivery, in-home care, veteran's care, help with pets, home repair, home maintenance, programs for Alzheimer's & dementia, depression.

512-476-MEAL

www.mealsonwheelscentraltexas.org


Hill Country Community Ministries

Food pantry, clothes closet. Mon - Wed & Fri : 9 am - Noon & 1 pm - 3 pm, Thurs 3 - 7 pm.

512-259-0360        frontdesk@hccm.org

www.hccm.org

Free/Cheap Places & Activities

Cinemark Movies 8 Round Rock

Discount Movie Theater

Price: Usually between $2.50 and $3.00

www.cinemark.com/central-texas/cinemark-movies-8


City Lights Theater Georgetown

Discount Night

Price: Around $5.00 for new movies on Tuesday nights.

georgetown.schulmantheaters.com


Cinemark 14 Round Rock

Discount Night

Price: Around $5.00 for new movies on Tuesday nights.

www.cinemark.com/central-texas/cinemark-14-round-rock


Round Rock Public Library

Round Rock Residents: 221 E Main St, Round Rock, TX 78664

512-218-7001

www.roundrocktexas.gov/departments/library


Georgetown Public Library

Georgetown Residents: 402 W 8th St, Georgetown, TX 78626

512-930-2551                 library@georgetown.org

library.georgetown.org


Leander Public Library

Leander Residents: 1011 S Baghdad, Leander, TX 78641

512-259-5259                 leanderpl@leandertx.gov

www.leandertx.gov/library


Cedar Park Library

Cedar Park Residents: 500 Discovery Blvd, Cedar Park, TX 78613

512-401-5600                 library1@cedarparktexas.gov

www.cedarparktexas.gov/departments/library


Hutto Public Library

Hutto Residents: 205 West St, Hutto, TX 78634

512-759-4008                 Lisa.Riggs@huttotx.gov

huttotx.gov/departments/library


Taylor Public Library

Taylor Residents: 801 Vance St, Taylor, TX 76574

512-352-3434

www.ci.taylor.tx.us/25/Library


Pflugerville Public Library

Pflugerville Residents: 1008 W Pfluger St, Pflugerville, TX 78660

512-990-6375

library.pflugervilletx.gov


Liberty Hill Public Library

Liberty Hill Residents: 355 Loop 332, Liberty Hill, TX 78642

512-778-6400

www.lhpl.org

General

The Hope Alliance

Serves victims of domestic and sexual violence and victims' families

800-460-7233

www.hopealliancetx.org


The Caring Place

May help with utility bills, rent, or give credit for the food pantry or clothing store. Will help people who are in crisis, but considers disability to be a crisis.

512-943-0700  - cs@caringplacetx.org

www.caringplacetx.org


Round Rock Serving Center

Food pantry, clothing & furniture vouchers, Computers for Kids, community gardens, Volunteer Center, adult computer classes in English & Spanish, a charity thrift store, and financial assistance for utilities, rent, prescriptions, transportation, and temporary lodging. 

512-244-2431

www.rrasc.org


Healthy Williamson County

The Healthy Williamson County website is intended to help community members and policy makers learn about the health of the community. It provides local health data, resources, best practices, news articles and information about community events. In keeping with WilCo Wellness Alliance's mission and values, it is important that the site provides balanced information on a broad range of topics affecting the health of our community and highlights the assets in our community. 

www.healthywilliamsoncounty.org


WIC

Serves Pregnant Women, Caregivers, or moms with children under 5. Access to healthy food, vaccinations & more.

www.signupwic.com


St.William Conference, St. Vincent De Paul Round Rock

Food pantry, home repair program, other services listed on website.

512-255-2330

www.svdprr.org

Housing

Georgetown Housing Authority

Public housing in Stonehaven and Shady Oaks properties. Section 8. Cost - Dependent upon income. Waiting list.

512-863-5565

www.georgetownha.org


Round Rock Housing Authority

Housing choice vouchers, public housing. Cost - Dependent upon income. Waiting list.

512-255-9159

roundrockha.org


Taylor Housing Authority

Housing choice vouchers, public housing. Cost - Dependent upon income. Waiting list.

512-352-3231

www.taylorha.org


Granger Housing Authority

Address : 500 N. Commerce St. #28, Granger, TX 76530. 30 Minutes from Pavilion. Short waiting list especially for people who are disabled or elderly and will be single occupants.

512-859-2797

Internet/Cell Phone Service/Computers

AT&T Low Cost Internet Plan

Low cost internet for those who qualify (must be a participant in SNAP program). $5 - $10 per month. 3 - 10 Mbs, 250 Gb monthly cap.

digitalyou.att.com/low-cost-internet


Spectrum Internet Assist

Low cost internet for those who qualify (must have SSI, National School Lunch Program, or CEP (Community Eligibility Program)). $14.99 - $19.99 per month. 30 Mbs/no cap.

844-525-1574

www.spectrum.com/browse/content/spectrum-internet-assist?cmp=everyone&zip=78626


Assurance Wireless

Phones and smartphones with free minutes, texting and data. Free to people with: food stamps, SSI, medicaid, public housing, section 8, federal CHIP, head start, or tribal TANF or low income.

1-888-321-5880

www.assurancewireless.com


Safelink Wireless

Talk, unlimited text, free data. Free, but up-gradable for a cost.

1-800-SAFELINK

www.safelinkwireless.com


Everyoneon.org

Website for finding inexpensive computers/computer training courses/cheap internet service

www.everyoneon.org

Medical/Dentistry

Medicare

Health Insurance for people with SSDI or Social Security Retirement

1-800MEDICARE

www.medicare.gov


Texas Medicaid

Health Insurance to people who are disabled, pregnant, care for a child, are 65 years of age or older or participate in Medicaid buy-in. Also must have low enough income.

PH - 211

hhs.texas.gov/services/health/medicaid-chip


Wilco Care Card

Insurance for people with little or no income. Office visits, exams, lab & x-ray services, specialist appointments, hospitalization, outpatient hospital care/emergency room, eye exam & eyewear, mental health services & counseling, 3 persciptions per month. 

Income must equal less than 25% of the federal poverty level.

512-248-3252 or 1-800-890-6296

www.wcchd.org/healthservices


Lonestar Circle of Care

Family medicine, mental health, OBGYN, pediatrics, pharmacy, senior care, vision.

877-800-5722      info@lscctx.org

www.lonestarcares.org

Mental Health Services

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services

Psychiatry Appointments, Med Management, Group Therapy, Case Management, Individual Therapy for people with mental illness and/or substance abuse. Cost - may be free for some patients or may cost an amount based on income. Also they accept Medicaid and Medicare. 

24 hour Crisis: 1-800-841-1255; Intake: 1-844-309-6385; RR front desk: 512-244-8489.

www.bbtrails.org


San Gabriel Respite Center

Has 12 beds for people in crisis. Admission is voluntary. Groups during the day. There are also extended observation units in Georgetown and Seguin. Located in Georgetown.

512-869-2650; 24 hour crisis line: 1-800-841-1255

www.bbtrails.org


Shoal Creek Hospital

Address: 3501 Mills Avenue, Austin, TX 78731

Inpatient hospitalization for mental health crises. Various outpatient programs.

512-324-2000

www.seton.net/behavioral-health-care/inpatient-services


Cedar Crest Hospital

In Belton

Adult inpatient hospitalization for mental health crisis, military program for addiction & mental health issues, detox program, adolescent & children inpatient programs, partial hospitalization program. *Works with many Veterans.   

877-220-8379

www.cedarcresthospital.com


Rock Springs

In Georgetown

Inpatient & outpatient programs for mental health & substance abuse crisis & problems.

512-746-7048

www.rockspringshealth.com


Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute

Inpatient & outpatient programs for mental health & substance abuse crisis & problems.

877-500-9151

www.georgetownbehavioral.com


Austin State Hospital (ASH)

Inpatient hospitalization. *Will accept patients without insurance.

512-419-2810

www.dshs.texas.gov/mhhospitals/AustinSH/ASH_About.shtm

Resources for the Homeless

ARCH (Austin Resource Center for the Homeless)

Address: 500 E. 7th St., Austin, TX 78701

Point of entry into the homeless social service system; Provides information on how and where to access services; Provides a place for the homeless during the day & to sleep & place to eat, & more.

frontsteps.org/who-we-are


ECHO (Ending Community Homelessness Coalition)

Address: 300 E. Highland Mall Blvd., Austin, TX 78752

www.austinecho.org


Caritas Austin

Headquarters: 611 Neches St., Austin, TX 78701; North Location: 9027 Northgate Blvd., Austin, TX 78758.

Housing, food, education, employment, refugee, resettlement, veterans assistance.

512-479-4610

www.caritasofaustin.org


Mobile Loaves and Fishes

Deliver meals to the homeless by making stops with a food truck.

512-328-7299

www.mlf.org

Services for Veterans

The Dog Alliance (Formerly Austin Dog Alliance)

Trained therapy dogs for veterans. Cost - Possibly free.

Contact Debbie Krakar. 512-335-7100.

TheDogAlliance.org


Code VI Veteran Integration

Reintegration into the community and Re-establishment of bonds with other veterans; Pulling out of isolation. Offering a healthy, safe place to find identity and purpose.

Contact Jim Cochrun: 512-538-4522     jim@integratedveteran.org

integratedveteran.org


Cpl. Chad Eric Oligschlaeger Foundation for PTSD

Advocacy for vets with PTSD

www.cplchado.org


The Jonas Project

Helping vets start businesses, find jobs, start company website and find resources.

989-441-0718           info@thejonasproject.org

www.thejonasproject.org


The Yellow Ribbon Program

Pays tuition and fees for public universities. Pays either tuition and fees or national maximum, whichever is lower, for private universities. See website for list of participating universities.

www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/yellow_ribbon.asp


The Yellow Ribbon Program @ Southwestern University

The yellow ribbon program allows SWU to fund tuition expenses for vets that exceed the annual max. Paid through the Post 9/11 GI Bill. SWU can waive up to 50% of those expenses and the VA will match that amount.

512-863-6511

www.southwestern.edu/scholarships-financial-aid/veterans


Post 9/11 GI Bill

People who have served 90 days with or without a break after 9/10/2001. Qualified dependents are also covered. Up to 36 months of education benefits.

www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/post911_gibill.asp

Student Resources

ACC Student Life & Resources Program

Food & other resources. Cost - free.

sites.austincc.edu/sl/programs/foodpantry


UT Austin Food Pantry & Career Closet

Food & clothes. Cost - free.

deanofstudents.utexas.edu/emergency/pantry.php


Pell Grant

Usually awarded to undergraduate students who have not earned a Bachelor's degree. Up to $5920 per year.

fafsa.edu/gov

studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/pell


J.C. Runyon Moving Forward Scholarship

Students with diagnosed psychiatric disorders with at least one instance of inpatient hospitalization. $2000 per semester for up to 8 semesters.

jcrunyonfoundation.org/application-process


AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scolarship on Health and Disability

Individuals with a documented disability enrolled full-time as a junior or senior in a 4-year undergraduate college or enrolled in graduate school pursuing a degree related to a disability. Under $1000.

www.aahd.us/initiatives/scholarship-program

Substance Abuse Services

Oxford House Sober Living

Recovery house for people seeking recovery from substance abuse. *May be moving to Round Rock.

800-689-6411

www.oxfordhouse.org


AA

Meetings for people in recovery from alcohol addiction.

24-hour hotline & info: 512-444-0071

austinaa.org


NA

Meetings for people in recovery from drug addiction.

818-773-9999  ext. 135

www.na.org


Life Steps

Address: 2021 N. Mays, Ste. 500, Round Rock, TX 78664

Classes and programs for people with substance abuse issues & substance abuse related legal issues.

512-246-9880

www.lifestepscouncil.org


Teen & Family Services Austin

Peer based recovery support program for substance abuse

512-502-5874

www.teenandfamilyservices.org

Transportation

Pavilion Ride Share

Free transportation services throughout Williamson County in return for participating in our volunteer program. Cost - Free.

512-966-2792      acgpavilion@icloud.com

www.pavilionrr.org


CARTS

Rides to doctors; Rides elsewhere if passenger lives in green section map (country bus); Interurban bus has stops and routes and functions as bus system. Cost - Varies : discount available for drivers with disabilities, etc.

512-478-7433

www.ridecarts.com


Capitlal Metro

Bus System, Rail Line. Cost - Fees Vary : Discounts available for riders with Medicare/disabilities, etc.

512-474-1200

www.capmetro.org


Go Geo

Bus system. Cost - One-Way fare : $1; All day pass : $2; Unlimited monthly pass : $30.00. Discounts available for seniors, people with disabilities, and veterans.

www.gogeo.georgetown.org

Utilities

WBC Opportunities

Will help pay part/all of electric bill for the hottest months of the year. Usually, one must apply in winter. Will also help with individual bills, and also offers other services such as case management.

512-255-2202   utilities@opportinitiesforwbc.org

www.opportunitiesforwbc.org


HEAP & LIHEAP

Assists eligible low-income households with their heating and cooling energy costs, bill payment assistance, energy crisis assistance, weatherization and energy-related home repairs.

866-674-6327

www.benefits.gov/benefits/benefit-detail/623

Veterinary/Pet Resources

Pals Greater Austin

Free dog and cat food and veterinary services for the elderly and disabled. Cost - Free.

512-476-MEAL

www.mealsonwheelscentraltexas.org/programs/pals


Emancipet

Affordable spay/neuter and veterinary services.

512-587-7729

www.emancipet.org


Austin Humane Society

Pet surrender, pet adoption, pet fostering programs

Adoption: 512-646-7387 and for surrender use Ext. 104

www.austinhumanesociety.org


The Pet Fund

Financial assistance. The pet fund works only on non-basic, non-urgent care, such as cancer treatment, heart disease, chronic conditions, endocrine diseases, eye diseases, etc. Cost - For people with limited resources.

www.thepetfund.com


Red Rover

Provides financial assistance, resources and support to low-income individuals and survivors of domestic violence and their pets, so families can escape together and stay together.

916-429-2457

www.redrover.org


Brown Dog Foundation

Financial assistance for pet owners

www.browndogfoundation.org


Magic Bullet Fund

Financial assistance for people whose dogs have cancer but cannot afford the cost of treatment.

themagicbulletfund.org


Williamson County Animal Shelter

Free spay & neuter, pet surrender, dog training, pet adoption.

pets.wilco.org