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Useful Community Resources Directories & Referrals

Aunt Bertha

211 (United Way)
Health and Human Services Commission (TxHHSC)
Eldercare Locator (US Dept. Health & Human Services)
Healthcare Helpline (Williamson County & Cities Health District)
Round Rock Area Serving CenterHealth Care & Insurance
Bluebonnet Hills MHMR Center (Mental Health & Mental Retardation)
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Medicare
Medicaid
LifeSteps: Williamson Council on Alcohol and Drugs
Lone Star Circle of Care (health clinics)Child Development, Parenting & Family Support
Agape Pregnancy Resource Center
Any Baby Can Child and Family Resource Center 
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Head Start / Early Head Start (WBCO)
Parents Helping Parents (Williamson County Health District)
STARS Mentor Program (Round Rock ISD)
Texas Baptist Children’s HomeElder Services
Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return Program (Round Rock Police Dept.)
AGE of Central Texas (AGE)
Elderhaven Adult Day Care & Health Care (AGE)
Faith in Action Caregivers
Lock Box Program (Round Rock Police Dept.)
Meals-on-Wheels (WBCO)
Senior Nutrition ProgramHousing & Economic Assistance
Coats for Kids and Computers for Kids (Round Rock Area Serving Center)
Community Tax Centers (Foundation Communities)
Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County
Neighborhood Center (WBCO)
Round Rock Area Serving Center (food pantry & other assistance)
Round Rock Housing Authority (City of Round Rock)
Tax-Aide (AARP Foundation)
Treasures Thrift Store (Round Rock Serving Center)Mentoring & Career Development
Any Baby Can Child and Family Resource Center (literacy and childcare provider training)
Boy Scouts of America, Capitol Area Council, Chisholm Trail District
Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Small Business Development Center (Texas State University)
STARS Mentor Program (Round Rock ISD)
Tax-Aide (AARP Foundation)
Williamson-Burnet County Opportunities, Inc. (WBCO)Crisis & Crime Victim Services
Hope Alliance (Williamson County Crisis Center)
Victim Services Unit (Round Rock Police Dept.)
Williamson County Children’s Advocacy CenterDisaster Assistance
Central Texas Red Cross
Flood Insurance (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
Neighborhood Center (WBCO)

Volunteering

The Volunteer Center (Round Rock Area Serving Center)
VolunteerMatch

Useful Websites just for Dads

All Pro Dad!
Become a Better Father
Better Dads
Dad Labs
Dad Man
Daddy123
D.A.D.S. – Divine Alternative for Dads Services
Dictionary for Dads
Dynamic Dads
Evolution of Dad
Family Man
Father Life
Fatherhood Initiative (U.S. Dept of HHS)
Fatherhood Educational Institute
Fatherhood on About.com
A Father’s Pledge
Fatherville.com
forFATHERS Project
GreatDad
Great Dads
My Child Says Daddy
National Center on Fathers and Families (NCOFF)
National Family Preservation Network (NFPN)
National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI)
National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC)
Nurturing Fatherhood: Report by U.S. Dept of HHS
Organize My Dad
Radio Dad
SavvyDaddy
Savvy Dads

Community Health and Dental Clinics- free and sliding scale services available

Lone Star Circle of Care
Sacred Heart Community Clinic
United Way of Williamson County (community resource list for families)
Williamson County Crisis Center -Hope Alliance
(Developing partnerships and providing services that renew hope, highlight possibilities and change the futures of those whose lives have been affected by family and sexual violence)

Bluebonnet Trails Community MHMR Center
Starry- A Children At Heart Ministry-
Free individual and group counseling, parenting education and much more for families and children

Texas Child Abuse Hotline
Eating Disorders
Children’s Grief Education
Wonders and Worries. 
This free counseling service helps children cope when a parent or caregiver has a chronic or life-threatening illness. English and Spanish.

Samaritan Center
Provides faith-sensitive, affordable mental health counseling in Central Texas to prevent and treat abuse, strengthen families, and help individuals develop healthy life skills.

The Volunteer Center

WATCH D.O.G.S.

Khan Academy

Useful ESL Websites for Parents:

Interesting Things for ESL Students
About.com: English as a Second Language
Dave’s ESL Cafe
English Online
ESL Partyland
ESL Gold
Activities for ESL Students
English Club
ESL Resource Center
USA Learns