Useful websites for Your Family
There are lots of places to find help. Below you’ll find resources for support and useful information for you and your family.
BreastMilkCounts.com is your one stop breastfeeding resource. Whether you’re sure you want to breastfeed or you’re still deciding, know that breastmilk is one of the most important gifts you can give your growing baby.
Your Texas Benefits
At YourTexasBenefits.com you can apply for SNAP food benefits, Medicaid, CHIP, and TANF cash help for your family.
At SummerFood.org you can find a healthy summer meal at no cost for kids 18 and younger.
Good Food Good Move
Good Food Good Move is a resource for recipes, tips, and ideas to help keep you and your family healthy.
Healthy Texas Women
From annual exams and family planning to disease screenings and treatments, Healthy Texas Women has made it easier to find the women’s healthcare services you need.
No matter where you live in Texas, you can dial 2-1-1, or (877) 541-7905, and find information about resources in your local community. Whether you need help finding food or housing, child care, crisis counseling or substance abuse treatment, one number is all you need to know.
Navigate Life Texas
At Navigate Life Texas you can find resources for kids with disabilities and special health care needs.
Early Childhood Intervention
Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) is a program for families with children up to age 3, with developmental delays, disabilities or certain medical diagnoses that may impact development.
At TexasZika.org you can find the simple steps to prevent Zika during pregnancy.
Mental and Emotional Health Resources
Postpartum Support International
Postpartum Support International has more than 300 Support Coordinators around the world. PSI Volunteer Coordinators provide support, encouragement, and local resources on the phone and email to pregnant and postpartum moms, dads, and families.
SAMHSA Mental Health Help & Treatment Locator
The Mental Health Help & Treatment locator can help you find information on depression, mental health, and substance abuse in your area.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline
At the National Domestic Violence Hotline, highly-trained advocates are available 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.
Important Information for Former Military Service Members
Women and men who served in any branch of the United States Armed Forces, including Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, Reserves or National Guard, may be eligible for additional benefits and services. For more information, please visit the Texas Veterans Portal at https://veterans.portal.texas.gov.