Bridges to Growth Parent Resource Center (The Georgetown Project) – A parent/childcare provider resource center offering developmentally appropriate pre-school toys, books, parenting books in its lending library. Conducts regular parenting classes and childcare provider training. Developmental activities are also offered for toddlers twice a month. Periodically offers creative arts and crafts or drama events for pre-school and elementary age children. Offers a free parent hotline for parents of young children. 512-864-3008 Jane Hazelton, Coordinator
Community Action, Inc. Rural Aids Services Program (RASP) – Provides case management for HIV positive individuals in Bastrop, Blanco, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, and Williamson counties. Case management services offered are: linkage with medical providers, assistance with locating appropriate service providers based on needs assessment, linkage with the Texas HIV Medication Program, limited financial assistance may be available. Transportation to medical and dental appointments may be available for clients who have barriers to transportation or for clients who may be too ill to drive. 512-931-2471 Donna Johnson
Family Eldercare – Provides caring, professional services for seniors and caregivers in Williamson County including In-Home Care and Caregiver Services, Geriatric Consultation, Service Coordination, Money Management and Guardianship. Services are available on a sliding fee scale based on income. 512-450-0844
Goodwill Industries of Central Texas Job Help Center – Goodwill Industries of Central Texas Job Help Center-offer Case Management and Job Search assistance to eligible job seekers. Provide related training (interview skills, applications skills, computer, job search planning and financial literacy) job leads and support services. Visit www.austingoodwill.org or call 512-591-7808. Sandra McDowell
Literacy Council WILCO – Provides GED prep classes, Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language, and vocational training for adults 18 years and older. Seventeen year olds must have withdrawal papers form high schools and a guardian signature. Many of our classes are $25 per year/session, but we never turn anyone away for the inability to pay. Vocational classes are always free of charge for students. We offer GED scholarships to help cover the cost of exams. Please call 512-869-0497 or email info@LiteracyCouncilWILCO.org for more information. You can visit our website at www.LiteracyCouncilWILCO.org.
GTX Connect – GTX Connect’s mission is to facilitate community problem solving by bridging the gaps between community members, government officials, and other organizations. We build on people’s strengths and aspirations by providing the support they need to become changemakers and leaders in the community. We use a grassroots approach to accomplish our vision and mission by:
- CONNECTING COMMUNITY MEMBERS: We are building a connected community of people who are committed to our vision for positive change in the Georgetown area.
- EMPOWERING NEIGHBORHOODS: We support neighborhoods in organizing themselves to take action on shared concerns and aspirations.
- CHAMPIONING CHANGEMAKERS: We provide the resources, support, and community connections people need to make change happen.
Visit www.gtxconnect.org to find out more or call 512-688-5174, Chuck Collins, Executive Director
Texas Baptist Children’s Home (TBCH) – Hope Program – The HOPE Program partners with churches, social service agencies, and the community to provide no-cost trauma-informed counseling to individuals, couples, families, adolescents, and children by Licensed Counselors and TBRI® Practitioners; parent education highlighting the need for a delicate balance of structure and nurturing, aftercare services, and community outreach, at an accessible location for Georgetown-based clients. HOPE Program professionals are dedicated to providing compassionate care to children and families in need. Visit www.tbch.org/hope or contact: Allison Notgrass | Tel 737-444-2589 | Allison.email@example.com
The Christi Center – Offers free grief support services for children, teens, and adults who are adjusting to life after the death of a loved one and provide education and crisis intervention for community organizations. 512-467-2600 Erin Spalding
Wonders & Worries – Serves children ages 2-18 who have a parent or caregiver with a serious illness. We work with children and their families to provide an age-appropriate understanding of the illness. 512-329-5757 Kim Fryar, Program Director
Questions? For administrative questions, please contact us.