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IF YOU NEED IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE – CALL9-1-1!!


EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT

Crimes Against Children (915) 298-9600


ADVOCACY CENTER FOR THE CHILDREN OF EL PASO

1100 E. Cliff Drive, Bldg. D, El Paso, TX 79902

(915) 545-5400

Services: Child victims of severe physical and sexual abuse and their non-offending family members.

Eligibility: Victimized youth

Fees: None Hours: M-F 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Intake Procedure: Agency referral


CENTER AGAINST SEXUAL & FAMILY VIOLENCE (CASFV)

HOTLINE: (915) 593-7300 or 1-800-727-0511 (outside El Paso)

CASFV - SHELTER

Services: Refuge for victims of domestic violence (male or female and their children); legal advocacy; information and referral, support groups; pre-school/after school program; more.

Eligibility: Victims of DV, male or female, and their children in an emergency situation.

Fees: No fees Hours: 24 hour Intake

Procedures: Risk assessment done through hotline


CENTER FOR CHILDREN, INC., EL PASO (administrative)

2200 N. Stevens, El Paso, TX 79930 (915) 565-8361

Web site: www.childcrisiselp.org

Service: Therapeutic Foster Care (T.F.C.) for level 4 children. Emergency shelter for runaways, transitional living program for teen mothers (ages 17-21) & their infants. Eligibility: Depending on individual program.

Fees: Call for information.

Hours: 24 hours for the runaway shelter; Administration hours: M-Th 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Intake Procedures: Call for an appointment


CHILD CRISIS CENTER.

2100 N. Stevens, El Paso, TX 79930

(915) 562-7955 or call their 24 hour hotline at (915) 562-HOPE (4673)

Website: www.childcrisiselp.org

Services: Parenting classes, support group; prevent child abuse & neglect; offer emergency shelter for children (newborn-10 years) if parent is in high stress or crisis; confidential referral services.

Eligibility: Child at risk of abuse/neglect; parent program; parent/family must be in crisis.

Fees: None. Minimum fee for parent class manual when enrolled in parenting class.

Hours: 24 hrs - 7 days

Intake Procedure: client walk-in; referral; parent-initiated placement


CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES - TEXAS DEPT. OF PROTECTIVE & REGULATORY SERVICES (TDPRS) (TDPRS is an agency under the Health and Human Services Commission)

501 Hawkins Blvd., El Paso, TX 79915

(915) 542-4535

Service: To protect children 0-17 years of age from abuse or neglect. Also counseling, day care, homemaker, evaluation and treatment (mental health), and parenting training.

Eligibility: Victims (allegations) of abuse (physical/sexual/emotional), neglect (supervision/medical/physical), abandonment, refusal to accept parental responsibility of children.

Fees: None

Hours: M-F, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Intake Procedure: Client phone/ walk-in/ referral.

Other: To report, call 1-800-252-5400



ALCOHOL AWARENESS / CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY


ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS 

3318 Douglas, El Paso, TX 79903 

(915) 562-4081 

Services: Recovery Support Group 

Eligibility: Desire to stop drinking 

Fees: None 

Hours: 24 hrs. per day/7 days per week 

Intake Procedure: Client walk-in; phone call; appointment 

Other: Call (915) 562-4083 for Al-Anon for families of alcoholics and/or Ala-Teen for teens of alcoholics. 

􀂃National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism: www.niaaa.nih.gov/ 

􀂃U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services 

Administration: www.samhsa.gov/index.aspx 


ALTERNATIVES CENTRE FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH 

5001 Alabama, El Paso, TX 79930 

(915) 757-7999

Web site: www.alternativescentre.com 

Service: Increase adolescent knowledge of various coping and refusal skills; increase awareness of the consequences of drug and alcohol abuse; provide necessary tools to make informed decisions. 

Eligibility: Ages 13-18 and their families. 

Fees: Most managed care panels. Tricare. only partial program in El Paso (government provider), Blue Cross provider 

Hours: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. school session 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – summer session 

Intake Procedure: Walk in; call for appointment Other: Small therapeutic groups; interactive activities; individual, family therapy, medication management, transportation provided, coordination with probation offices (juvenile outpatient commitments).


MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING (MADD) 

7500 Viscount Blvd., #295, El Paso, TX 79925 

(915) 779-1987 

Web site www.madd.org/tx 

E-mail: west.tex@madd.org 

Services: Victim services, activism, education 

Eligibility: Victims of alcohol-related crashes 

Fees: None Hours: M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Intake Procedure: Office visit 


FORT BLISS ARMY SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM 

East Bliss, Building A414, Fort Bliss, TX 

(915) 744-5148 

Service: Substance abuse/alcohol prevention presentations. Red Ribbon Month presentations.

Eligibility: Open 

Fees: None 

Hours: M – F 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Intake Procedure: Call for presentation 


NEW BEGINNINGS OUTPATIENT SERVICES, INC. 

6044 Gateway East Suite 610, El Paso, TX 79905 

(915) 771-0990 

Service: Adolescent substance use counseling: Adult substance use counseling; drug prevention children & adolescents; gambling Counseling. 

Fees: Medicaid, Private Insurance, Flexible payment plans 

Hours: M-F, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Intake Procedure: Call for appointment


COUNSELING


CENTER FOR CHILDREN, INC., EL PASO (administrative) 

2200 N. Stevens, El Paso, TX 79930 

(915) 565-8361 

Web site: www.epcccinc.org 

Service: Therapeutic Foster Care (T.F.C.) for level 4 children. Emergency shelter for runaways, transitional living program for teen mothers (ages 17-21) & their infants. 

Eligibility: Depending on individual program. 

Fees: Call for information 

Hours: 24 hours for the runaway shelter; Administration hours: M-Th 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Intake Procedures: Call for an appointment. 


CENTER FOR CHILDREN – RUNAWAY SHELTER AND SERVICES TO AT-RISK YOUTH (STAR) 

2116 N. Stevens, El Paso, TX 79930 

(915) 562-4765 (24 hour hotline) 

Services: Emergency shelter; outreach; group, individual and family counseling; skills training, and Safe Place Program 

Eligibility: At-risk 7-17 for STAR and 10-17 for emergency shelter. 

Fees: None Hours: 24/7 

Intake Procedure: Walk-in. 

Other: MARS Referral can be faxed directly to the Safe Place Director at (915) 565-0621. Be sure your name and contact information is listed on the referral form 


FAMILY SERVICES OF EL PASO 

6040 Surety Drive, El Paso, TX 79905 

(915) 781-9900 

Service: Provide counseling in the areas of: relationships, child and adolescent problems, depression, anxiety, crime victims. 

Eligibility: None 

Fees: Sliding fee, insurance, Medicaid, CHIP 

Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. or by appointment Intake: Telephone call 


FORT BLISS ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE 

Hinman Road, Building 2994, Fort Bliss, TX 79916-0000 

(915) 568-1132 

Service: Army emergency relief, financial counseling, family member employment program, parenting classes, stress management, domestic violence awareness and education. 

Eligibility: Military ID card holders 

Fees: None Hours: M – F 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Accessible to Persons with Disabilities: Y 

Intake Procedures: Walk-in or call-in basis 


NEW BEGINNINGS OUTPATIENT SERVICES, INC. 

6044 Gateway East Suite 610, El Paso, TX 79905 

(915) 771-0990 

Service: Adolescent substance use counseling: Adult substance use counseling; drug prevention children & adolescents; gambling Counseling. 

Fees: Medicaid, Private Insurance, Flexible payment plans

Hours: M-F, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Intake Procedure: Call for appointment 


FAMILY VIOLENCE AND EDUCATION


IF YOU NEED IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE – CALL9-1-1!! 


EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT 

Domestic Violence Prevention Unit (915) 564-7365 


CENTER AGAINST SEXUAL &FAMILY VIOLENCE - COMMUNITY RELATIONS 

P.O. Box 26219, El Paso TX 79926 (915) 593-1000 ext 301 

Service: Educating the community through presentations on dynamics of domestic violence, teen dating violence, RADAR (medical), specialize training for Interns/volunteer 

Eligibility: Community 

Fees: No fees 

Hours: Accommodate schedule Intake Procedure: None 


FORT BLISS ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE 

Hinman Road, Building 2994, Fort Bliss, TX 79916-0000 

(915) 568-1132 

Service: Army emergency relief, financial counseling, family member employment program, parenting classes, stress management, domestic violence awareness and education

Eligibility: Military ID card holders 

Fees: None Hours: M – F 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Accessible to Persons with Disabilities: Y 

Intake Procedures: Walk-in or call-in basis 


CENTER AGAINST SEXUAL & FAMILY VIOLENCE - BATTERING INTERVENTION & PREVENTION PROGRAM (BIPP) 

3800 N. Piedras, Suite A, El Paso, TX 79930

(915) 562-0077 

Service: Domestic violence counseling 

Eligibility: Accountability group sessions for people who have problems with abuse. 

Fees: $685 (in payments); attend once a week for 26 weeks 

Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Intake Procedure: By appointment 


CENTER AGAINST SEXUAL & FAMILY VIOLENCE – FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER (VICTIMS) 

580 Giles Rd., El Paso, TX 79925 .

(915) 595-2238 

Service: Counseling & therapy for victims of domestic violence, support groups, outreach counseling, legal advocacy, AWARE Alarm; 911 cell phone; information and referrals 

Eligibility: Victims of DV, male or female 

Fees: No fees .

Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 



PREGNANCY ASSISTANCE


DAME LA MANO CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTER 

1014 S. Virginia St., El Paso, TX 79901

(915) 546-4040 

Web site: www.damelamano.net 

Service: Assist pregnant women in crisis (victims of domestic violence). Full program, such as housing, prenatal care, education, and professional counseling. 

Eligibility: Teens and women. 

Fees: None 

Hours: Open 

Intake Procedure: Call or walk-in 


EL PASO ADOPTION SERVICES, INC. 

905 Noble St. El Paso, TX 79902 (915) 542-1086 

Web site: www.epadoption.org 

Service: Multi-service non-profit agency; advocacy and counseling services for women with unplanned pregnancies. 

Eligibility: Open 

Fees: Both parents/none; adoptive parents/sliding scale 

Hours: 24 hour on call Accessible to Persons with Disabilities: N

Intake Procedure: Varies by case need 

Other: Secondary contact number (915) 630-3727 


LEE AND BEULAH MOORE CHILDREN’S HOME 

1100 Cliff Drive, El Paso, TX 79902 

(915) 544-8777; After hrs. line: (915) 497-6605 

Web site www.leemoor.org 

Services Residential foster care for children; unwed mother counseling; licensed adoption agency; in-home counseling for children and parents; many services for troubled and displaced children and their families. 

Eligibility: Age 0-18, legal resident of U.S. 

Fees: Sliding Scale fee. 

Hours: M-F, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. 

Intake: Worker/Client phone, some walk-in, and more. 


LOVE OF LIFE PREGNANCY CENTER 

8888 Dyer. Suite 315, El Paso, TX 79924 

(915) 755-1222 

Services: Free pregnancy test, prenatal class, parenting (parenting awareness, time management, budgeting), N.O.T., “Life Hurts/God Heals”, a 13 week program for 7th-12th grade girls, women’s arts/crafts & life skills class, youth & Bible club, court mandated tobacco/parenting classes, counseling, mentoring, and community service hours. 

Eligibility: Pregnant teens, teen parents and families up until the youngest child reaches the fifth birthday. 

Fees: court mandated parenting class $25. 

Hours: Tues-Wed-Fri, 12-6 p.m.; Thurs, 1:30-6 p.m.; Sat. 1-3 p.m. 

Intake Procedure: Fill out intake form. Accessible to Persons with Disabilities: Y 

Other: 501 (c3) non-profit tax exempt, faith based. No paid staff; volunteers and mentors are needed. 


PREGNANCY HELP CENTER OF EL PASO 

3565 N. Lee Trevino, El Paso, TX 

(915) 591-1343 (24 hours) 

Web site: www.pregnancyhcep.org 

Services: Free pregnancy tests, pregnancy termination risk information, sexual health information, baby clothes, maternity clothes, and diapers (must attend a class first), parenting classes, pregnancy loss counseling, and much more 

Eligibility: N/A

Fees: None 

Hours: Beginning in January 2007: Mondays 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. (last pregnancy test at 7:30 p.m.) Tues, Thurs, and Fridays: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (last pregnancy test at 4:30 p.m.) Clothing Days: 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month: 6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Class 6 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.) 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month: 9:30 a.m.– 10:15 a.m.(Class 10:15 -11:30a.m.) Clients are required to attend a class and receive a voucher before receiving clothing, diapers, formula, maternity clothes. 


YSLETA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT – TEEN PARENT SERVICES 

9600 Sims Dr. El Paso, TX 79925 

(915) 434-7244 

Web site: www.yisd.net 

Service: Academic and social support services for teen parents pregnant, parent or in a parenting role.

Eligibility: Enrolled or in need of enrolling into any YISD school. 

Fees: None Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Mon-Fri. 

Intake Procedure: Individual interview at time of enrollment. 

Other: Program participation will assist with counseling, job readiness and career counseling, child care services, transportation, instruction in parenting knowledge and skills, assistance in obtaining services from government/community service organizations, and home instruction during maternity leave. 



RUNAWAYS


CENTER FOR CHILDREN – RUNAWAY SHELTER AND SERVICES TO AT-RISK YOUTH (STAR) 

2116 N. Stevens, El Paso, TX 79930 

(915) 562-4765 (24 hour hotline) 

Services: Emergency shelter; outreach; group, individual and family counseling; skills training, and Safe Place Program 

Eligibility: At-risk 7-17 for STAR and 10-17 for emergency shelter. 

Fees: None 

Hours: 24/7 

Intake Procedure: Walk-in. 

Other: MARS Referral can be faxed directly to the Safe Place Director at (915) 565-0621. Be sure your name and contact information is listed on the referral form 



SEXUAL TRAUMa


SEXUAL TRAUMA & ASSAULT RESPONSE SERVICE (STARS) 


Service: Respond to all victims of sexual assault, to provide public education or awareness of sexual assault, free supportive counseling to victims of secondary victims. 


(NOTE: In 2015, STARS and Center Against Family Violence merged to become Center Against Sexual & Family Violence. Please  see above for contact information).



SUPPORT GROUPS / SUPPORT SERVICES


ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS 

3318 Douglas, El Paso, TX 79903 

(915) 562-4081 

Services: Recovery Support Group 

Eligibility: Desire to stop drinking 

Fees: None 

Hours: 24 hrs. per day/7 days per week 

Intake Procedure: Client walk-in; phone call; appointment 

Other: Call (915) 562-4083 for Al-Anon for families of alcoholics and/or Ala-Teen for teens of alcoholics. 

􀂃National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism: www.niaaa.nih.gov/ 


CHILDREN’S GRIEF CENTER OF EL PASO 

11625 Pellicano Dr. #B, El Paso, TX 79936 

(915) 532-6004 

Web site: www.cgcelpaso.org 

Service: Peer support and education for grieving children and their families following the death of a loved one. Workshops provided for the community on helping grieving children heal. 

Eligibility: Loss due to death, Children 5-17 and their families. 

Fees: No fee for initial interview/assessment. Each weekly support session $20, based on ability to pay. 

Hours: M-F, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Accessible to Persons with Disabilities: Y 

Intake Procedure: Call to schedule interview. Adults and child attend interview/assessment. 


COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS OF EL PASO, INC. 

2200 N. Yarbrough, Suite B-245, El Paso, TX 79925 (mailing address only) 

(915) 861-7733 

Web site: www.solutionsforelpaso.org 

Services: "Connections": A specialized mentoring program for children of prisoners with outreach to their families and reintegrating family members. One on one and group mentoring activities for any child 4 and older having, or having had a parent or close loved one in prison and struggling with the related issues. 

Camp Possibility: Extended school break program helping children and youth recognize innate capabilities to achieve their highest potential. 

H.O.P.E. (Healthy Options Practiced Everyday) for girls only, offered periodically throughout the year and addressing issues unique to young ladies transitioning from childhood to young adulthood. 

SOLUTIONS for Professionals: CEU training workshops for professionals working with children, youth and families. 2nd Friday monthly. Nominal Fee. 

Eligibility: Varies with program 

Fees: Varies with program 

Hours: As scheduled and by appointment only. Call 861-7733 for information on all programming and special events. 

Intake Procedure: Varies with program Accessible to persons with disabilities: 


COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS 

1000 Montana Ave., El Paso, TX 79902 

(915) 542-0908 

Website: www.elpasotcf.org 

Service: International self-help group for bereaved parents. 

Eligibility: N/A 

Fees: None 

Hours: Meet at 7 p.m., 1000 Montana St. (St. Paul’s Lutheran Church) the last Wednesday of every month, except December when Children’s Memorial Day is observed on the 2nd Sunday in December

Intake Procedure: Call or attend Other: In existence in El Paso since 1983.


PROJECT C.H.A.N.C.E.

400 N. Carolina, Suite B9, El Paso, TX 79915

(915) 691-0392

Service: Peer led support groups for adult survivors of child abuse and for survivors of domestic violence. 

(Coming soon: Peer led support groups for single parents of all genders / ages)

Eligibility: N/A

Fees: None

Hours:

Intake Procedure: Call or attend



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