Helpful Resources

For a complete listing of agencies providing assistance to the people of Matagorda and Wharton Counties, please call the
MATAGORDA COUNTY UNITED WAY
“Serving Matagorda and Wharton Counties”
979-245-5852
 Healthcare
AIDS Coalition of Coastal Texas, Inc. 409-763-2437
MEHOP (Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program) 979-245-2008
Matagorda County Public Health Clinic 979-245-8421
Health Care Services Inc. 979-531-3054
Counseling
Alcoholics Anonymous & Al-Non 979-245-6499
MEHOP  (Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program) 979-245-2008
Food  
Harvest House 979-318-3198
Robert Duran Caring and Sharing Food Pantry 361-972-6355
Salvation Army 979-244-1777
Share Center (Wharton County) 979-282-2021
The Blessing Cup (Wharton County) 979-543-8203
Calvary Baptist Church 979-245-5518
Holy Trinity Church (Wharton County) 979-532-3593
First United Methodist Church 979-245-4627
Holy Cross Catholic Church 979-318-9138
Our Lady of the Guadalupe Catholic Church 979-245-2010
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 979-245-2557
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church 979-245-2390
St. Thomas Episcopal Church (Wharton County) 979-532-1723
Texas Department of Human Services (Food Stamps) 979-244-1662
Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church 979-532-0241
Just Do it Now (Wharton County) 979-531-1975
Housing  
Bay City Housing Authority (Bay City) 979-245-2652
Bay Breeze (Bay City) 979-876-8666
Oaks of Bay City (Bay City) 979-244-3019
Roland Hillard Apartments (Bay City) 979-245-6582
Tejas Cove (Bay City) 979-245-4339
Palacios Housing Authority (Palacios) 361-972-3721
El Campo Housing Authority (El Campo) 979-543-6691
Prairie Village (El Campo) 979-543-1366
El Campo Retirement Ltd. (El Campo) 979-543-7690
El Campo Housing Authority (Wharton) 979-543-7134
Pecan Village (University Place Apartments) (Wharton) 979-532-0241
Morning Star Apartments (Wharton) 979-532-4007
Meadows Apartments (Wharton) 979-532-5550
Courtwood Apartments Senior Community (Wharton) 979-234-2855
Fountainhead Apartments (Wharton)  979-543-1075
Rio Posada Apartments (Wharton) 979-532-5357
Education
Boys & Girls Club of Wharton 979- 282-9660
Boys & Girls Club of El Campo 979-543-0632
Boys & Girls Club of Palacios 361-972-2642
Boys & Girls Club of Bay City and Matagorda County 979-318-7942
Rainbowland Day Care 361-972-2831
Empowerment for Exceeding Together (E4E2) 979-244-4556
Palacios Hub 361-972-9990
 
Clothing
Blessing Cup 979-543-8203
Matagorda County Women’s Crisis Center 979-245-9109
Matagorda County Women’s Crisis Center (El Campo) 979-541-5797
Salvation Army — Bay City Center 979-244-1777
La Casita (Our Lady of the Guadalupe) 979-245-2010
St. Thomas Episcopal Church 979-532-1723
Helplines
24-Hour Help Line 211 211
Child Abuse Hotline 800-252-5400
Suicide Hotline 800-273-8255
Texas Youth & Runaway Hotline 800-989-6884
The Crisis Center 979-245-9109
Crisis Call Center 800-273-8255
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance 800-826-3632
TEXANA Mental Crisis Hotline 800-633-5686
Boys Town National Hotline 800-448-3000
Hopeline (Suicide Prevention) 800-442-HOPE (4673)
Mental Health America 800-969-6642
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 802-296-6300
National Center for Victims of Crime 8800-394-2255
National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Hotline 800-662-4357
Bay Area Council on Drucgs & Alcohol 800-510-3111
National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233
National Eating Disorders Association Information and Referral Helpline 800-931-2237
National Runaway Switchboard 800-786-2929
National Sexual Assault Hotline 800-656-4673