Guide to Family Resources



Community Resources

Call 211 – updated basic needs resource

• United Way -  Comprehensive list of resources in Travis County, including basic needs, COVID-19 information, and mental health among other areas. 

• Integral Care -


• COVID-19 Crisis by text – 24/7 

• MHA Resource Page (huge number of resources)

• Rock Spring Changes

• Austin Oaks 

• Georgetown Behavioral

• Austin Public Health - 

• Central Health -

• St. David’s HealthCare - 

• City of Pflugerville:


Mental Health Information

• Texas Department of State Health Services effective 3/31 launched a State-wide Mental Health Support Line

• General apps to help with mental health:

• Support for management of anxiety:

• Tools and Worksheets for children thru adults by topic

• Hogg Foundation 

• CDC Tips for Stress/Anxiety -

• Coping skills website

• Growth mindset

• American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Normalizing how to help teens talk about suicide


Caring for Self and Others

• Self-Care during a Disaster or Traumatic Event--

·       Como sobrellevar los desastres o eventos traumáticos --

• Self-Care for the Caregiver--

• How parents can connect with their students (teens) and discuss screen time, responsibility, independence, and communication: 

• Positive behavior support website

• Resource for healthy kids (physical, mental, and emotional)



• Some psychoeducation for parents about SEL and why it’s important:

• Enrichment activities for parents:

• Problem solving activity


Professional Affiliation

• School Social Work Association of America

• American School Counselor Association

Austin Area Community Resources.pdf, 281.96 KB; (Last Modified on December 12, 2013)