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Resources for Students

Get Connected to Resources

College can be stressful and often times students find themselves in need of support and resources. TAMU-CC and I-CARE want to make sure that students are connected and know where to find resources to help meet their needs. Listed below you will find helpful resources both on and off campus.

On Campus Resources

University Counseling Center: 361-825-2703-Driftwood building http://counseling.tamucc.edu/

Health Center: 361-825-2601- Sandpiper building http://healthcenter.tamucc.edu/

After-hours nurse line: 361-825-2601 (press 2 to be connected to the nurse line)

CASA: 361-825-5933- Glasscock Student Success Center http://casa.tamucc.edu/

Career Services: 361-825-2628- University Center 304 http://career-services.tamucc.edu/

Registrar’s Office: 361-825-2624- Round building http://registrar.tamucc.edu/

Disability Services: 361-825-5816- CCH 116 http://disabilityservices.tamucc.edu/

Academic Advising: http://advising.tamucc.edu/

University Police Department (non-emergency line)- 361-825-4242- http://police.tamucc.edu/

On campus emergency (University Police): 361-825-4444- http://police.tamucc.edu/

Veterans Affairs: 361-825-2331- http://vets.tamucc.edu/contact_vao.html

On Campus Relaxation Room-http://counseling.tamucc.edu/Relaxation%20Room%20Page.html

Scheduling and Registering at TAMUCC-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJxhk2FMV1Q

Sexual Assault Resources-http://counseling.tamucc.edu/self%20help%20resources/sexual-assault-resources.html

Title IX Resources-Title IX-Sexual violence, sexual assault (rape), sexual misconduct

Student money management-Money Management Guide

Student Veteran Services

Office of Veterans Affairs: Student Services Center, 1st floor, 361-825-2331 http://vets.tamucc.edu/index.html

Supporting active duty service members, veterans, and dependents. One free transcript for Veteran Students during the month of November.

Office of Engagement Initiatives: University Center, room 218 361-825-3925 http://ei.tamucc.edu/

Creating unique programs to meet the needs of a diverse student body.

Student Veteran's Organization: University Center, room 218 http://tamucc.orgsync.com/org/usvo

The TAMU-CC chapter of the Student Veterans of America provides military veteran students with resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed.

Veteran's Lounge: University Center, room 210

Through a Home Depot grant, the Student Veterans Organization TAMU-CC chapter has outfitted a new Veteran's Lounge.

Distance Education Students

For the most up to date resources in your area please call 211 or visit 211.org to get connected.

Pregnant and/or Parenting Students

TAMUCC Guidelines Concerning Student Pregnancy Under Title IX

TAMUCC-Reaffirmation of Commitment to Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Diversity

For information and resources for pregnant and or parenting students from the Department of Education-click here

Lactation Room: The University Health Center offers a lactation room in Sandpiper, room 201. The room may be used by faculty, staff or students. For more information, contact the Health Center at ext. 2601.

Off Campus Resources

When in doubt call 2-1-1

2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps people across North America find the local resources they need. They are available for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please call 2-1-1 or visit 211.org for the most up to date resources and supports in your area.

Food

The Food Bank of Corpus Christi
826 Krill Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78408
(361) 887-6291

Please call to find the nearest food pantry to you. You will only need to provide verification of your zip code (a bill, rental agreement, etc.) and a form will need to be filled out upon arrival.

SNAP food benefits & TANF cash help for families

https://yourtexasbenefits.com/ssp/SSPHome/ssphome.jsp 

Food Pantry

St. Patrick's Catholic Church
3350 South Alameda
Corpus Christi, Texas 78411
Dial (361)855-7391
A Food Pantry is only offered on Thursdays. Only a small number of people will be able to receive a free box of food, groceries, or meals.

Coastal   Bend

St. Patrick's Catholic Church

Emergency Food

Address of food pantry - 3115 Ocean Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
(361)888-8228
The church runs an emergency food pantry. Provides free hot meals to the low income and homeless. Guidance and counseling is also provided.

Coastal   Bend

First Baptist Church of Corpus Christi

The Gabriel Project

658 Robinson
Corpus Christi, Texas 78404
Main phone number - (361)852-2273
Hours are Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:00pm
Runs a program known as The Gabriel Project, which may be able to help females with a crisis pregnancy. Receive baby formula, diapers, and nutritional food and supplements.

Coastal   Bend

Corpus Christi Hope House

Food Pantry

2233 Waldron Road
Corpus Christi, Texas 78418
Dial (361)937-3864 to get hours and information on the food pantry.
They may also be able to direct individuals to Thanksgiving and Christmas meals and other financial aid.

Coastal   Bend

St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church

Resource Center

Location is 10501 South Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78418
Main phone number - (361)937-6196

Coastal   Bend

Timon's Ministries

Emergency Aid

Address - 1322 Comanche
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Call (361)884-0651
Emergency Assistance is offered for the low income of Nueces County. This includes free food, social services, and from time to time financial help for rent, medications, and other emergency needs.

Flour Bluff location- 2233 Waldron Road, open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9am-2pm

Coastal   Bend

Catholic Charities of Corpus Christi

Social Services

Center address - 513 Josephine Street
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
(361)884-9497
A number of social services are provided by this Nueces County charity organization. They range from clothes to free meals and/or clothing. Coats and gifts for children may be distributed, as well as household items and personal hygiene products. Find more locations of the Salvation Army in Texas.

Coastal   Bend

The Salvation Army-Corpus Christi

 Emergency Shelter

Project Maternity Home

Provides housing for pregnant women and their dependent children, as well as, homeless women with small children.www.cchope.org
658 Robinson Street
Corpus Christi TX 78404 United States
Main Phone: 361-852-2273

Coastal   Bend

Corpus Christi Hope House

Family Shelter-The Salvation Army

Provides temporary shelter for single women and families, offering case management, job search assistance, child care, and GED classes.www.salvationarmycc.org
513 Josephine Street
Corpus Christi TX 78401 United States
Main Phone: 361-884-9497

Coastal   Bend

The Salvation Army-Corpus Christi

Good Sam's Bed and Breakfast

Emergency shelter with dormitory beds. Anyone can stay as long as needed.http://www.goodsamcc.org
210 South Alameda
Corpus Christi TX 78401 United States
Main Phone: 361-883-6195

Coastal   Bend

Good Samaritan Rescue Mission

Red Shield Men's Lodge

Provides an emergency shelter.1502 Lipan
Corpus Christi TX 78401 United States
Main Phone: 361-884-0331

Coastal   Bend

Red Shield Men's Lodge

Veterans Program

Provides a shelter for homeless veterans.www.salvationarmycc.org
513 Josephine Street
Corpus Christi TX 78401 United States
Main Phone: 361-884-9497

Coastal   Bend

The Salvation Army-Corpus Christi

Rainbow House for Women and Children

Transitional, supportive housing and emergency shelter for women and children, and access to free counseling and child care.www.ccmetro.org
1919 Leopard Street
Corpus Christi TX 78408 United States
Main Phone: 361-887-0151

Coastal   Bend

Corpus Christi Metro Ministries

Physical Health and Access to Medical Care

Health Clinic

Provides primary care services at the Naval Air Station.www.med.navy.mil/sites/nhccc
10651 E Street
Corpus Christi TX 78419 United States
Main Phone: 361-961-2685

State   of Texas

Naval Hospital Corpus Christi Health Care System

Community Clinic

Provides primary medical and pediatric health care. Services include wellness checks, diabetes management, immunizations, and health education. www.amistadchc.com
1533 Brownlee Boulevard
Corpus Christi TX 78404 United States
Main Phone: 361-884-2242

Coastal   Bend

Amistad Community Health Center

Gabbard Memorial Health Program

Provides primary health care, medication, eye care and eye glasses. www.ccmetro.org
1919 Leopard Street
Corpus Christi TX 78408 United States
Main Phone: 361-887-0151

Coastal   Bend

Corpus Christi Metro Ministries

Corpus Christi Health District: http://www.cctexas.com/government/health-district/index

Women's & Men's Health Services: Specializing in women's and men's health. Health care services include annual check-ups, pap smears, STD testing and treatment, pregnancy testing, HIV testing, birth control, cough, cold and sore throat, ear infections, immunizations (Hep B, Tdap, Meningitis, Gardasil), emergency contraception (plan b morning after pill), cholesterol testing, diabetes testing, and free condoms always available. Fees are calculated on a sliding scale based on income and family size. Payment plans are available. http://wamhs.org/index.html

4410 Dillon

361-857-0101

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Thursday Male Clinic 1:30pm-7pm

3536 Holly rd.

361-855-9107

Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm

Kingsville

1022 S. 14th St.

361-595-1875

Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm

Corpus Christi Pregnancy Center:  provides women's health care services such as pregnancy tests, limited ultrasounds, pregnancy resource guides, and free parenting classes. Also provides counseling to empower life-affirming choices but do not refer for abortion services or emergency contraception. 4730 Everhart rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78411-361-991-2008, http://ccpregnancy.org/

Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation: provides health care services on a sliding fee scale. Services include adult health care, youth education, women's health programs, HIV/Aids care, behavioral health services, sexual health and testing, LGBT health. http://www.cbwellness.org/services.html

Nueces County Aid Program

The Nueces County Indigent Program provides health care assistance for Nueces County residents who do not qualify for any other state or federal medical assistance programs. Applicants must meet residency, income and resource eligibility criteria.

Nchdcc.org

Dental Care

William Allen Dental Clinic
 
 

Provides dental cleaning, X-rays, extractions, and fillings. Services are provided by   volunteer dental professionals. Patients are chosen based on trauma level. Drug screen mandatory if chosen for treatment. http://timonsministries.org
10501 South Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi TX 78418 United States
Main Phone: 361-937-6196

Coastal Bend

Timon's   Ministries

Dental Clinic
 
 

The Del Mar College Dental Hygiene clinic offers services to the community at a nominal charge.www.delmar.edu/dhclinic/
4104 Old Brownsville Road
Corpus Christi TX 78405 United States
Main Phone: 361-698-2854

Coastal Bend

Del Mar   College

Mental Health Crisis/Suicide Prevention Resources

9-1-1

UPD-361-825-4444

MCOT-Mobile Crisis Outreach Team-1-888-767-4493

Suicide Prevention Lifeline-1-800-27-TALK (8255) suicidepreventionlifeline.org

The Trevor Project offers a 24-hour toll-free confidential crisis and suicide prevention helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.   1-866-4-U-TREVOR

http://www.thetrevorproject.org/

The Half of Us website provides informational videos and other resources for college students struggling with depression.    

http://www.halfofus.com/

Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County

The Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County is the county's local mental health authority. Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County is dedicated to helping the residents of Nueces County who struggle with mental illness and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities. Each year they serve over 10,000 people with such issues as job search, medication, counseling, and benefits support.

Main line: 361-886-6970

Crisis line: 1-888-767-4493

website: bhcnc.net

Mental Health Resources

Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services Corpus Christi Child & Family Program

Offers support, guidance, counseling, and case management services to families facing crisis situations such as death, divorce, illness, violence, homelessness, and substance abuse. Addresses issues while working to keep families together. Provides counseling, parenting, and developmental education for families, parents, and children, who are coping with current or past trauma. Also provides advocacy and support for children's educational needs, particularly special education services. Currently providing parenting skills training through Trust-Based Relational Intervention curriculum, which supports developmental needs of children as well as addresses challenges faced by foster/adoptive parents and parents of children who have experienced trauma.www.pchas.org
3703 Santa Fe
Corpus Christi TX 78411 United States
Main Phone: 361-852-7349

Family Counseling Services

Provides counseling to children, individuals, couples, and families. Professional therapists teach life skills such as communication, anger management, problem-solving, relationship enrichment, and anxiety and stress management. www.ccfamilyservices.org
3833 South Staples
Corpus Christi TX 78411 United States
Main Phone: 361-852-9665

Catholic Charities

 The Catholic Charites mission is to improve the mental health of individuals (children, adolescents, and adults) and families by providing emotional skills through professional counseling.  Click here for more information.

South Texas Children's Home Ministries

Provides counseling services for individual, children, couples, and families. https://www.stchm.org/

4438 S Staples St
(361) 994-0940

United States Department of Veterans Affairs (US VA)

Offers mental health care for eligible veterans and their families. Provides care for veterans suffering from Military Sexual Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Assists returning veterans in readjusting to civilian life. 4646 Corona Drive
Corpus Christi TX 78411 United States
Main Phone: 361-854-9961

Circles of Care Youth and Family Service

Enhancing children, youth and families ability for effective living and growth through comprehensive social and mental health services. www.circlesofcareinc.org
5333 Everhart Road
Corpus Christi TX 78411 United States
Main Phone: 866-632-4453

Turning Point Project Counseling- Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County

Turning Point Project provides free crisis intervention and counseling services to victims of crime in the community, serving individuals, couples, and groups. Assists children who are survivors of physical, sexual, or emotional abuse or neglect, older adults who have survived abuse, sexual assault survivors, adult survivors of child physical or sexual abuse or neglect, family and friends of homicide victims, families and friends of DUI/DWI victims, and survivors of other crime-related trauma. 361-886-1055 Call for an appointment.

1626 S. Brownlee Blvd

 (361) 886-1367

 (361) 886-1055

Veteran Program

Priscilla Cruz, Coordinator

361-886-1086

Counseling and Training Clinic-TAMUCC

The Counseling and Training Clinic offers counseling services to individuals, couples, families, and children free of charge. All sessions are facilitated by counselor trainees. Sessions are completely private and confidential and are supervised by fully trained licensed professionals in an environment of safety and trust. Click here for information on how to schedule an appointment.

FACEBOOK Suicide Prevention: https://www.facebook.com/help/594991777257121/

From Reporting to Supporting. Using Facebook to Support Someone in Suicidal Crisis. https://vimeo.com/160565004

Substance Abuse Treatment

Substance Abuse Treatment Program-United States Department of Veteran's Affairs

Offers residential and outpatient substance abuse programs for eligible veterans.  Detoxification, a ...
4646 Corona Drive
Corpus Christi TX 78411 United States
Main Phone: 361-854-9961

Substance Abuse Recovery House- The Wenholz House

Housing and rehabilitative support for alcoholics and addicts in recovery.
1200 10th Street
Corpus Christi TX 78404 United States
Main Phone: 361-452-0591

Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas

Provides confidential alcohol and drug screenings and assessments, crisis intervention, motivational ...
http://www.bhsst.org/
400 Mann Street
Corpus Christi TX 78401 United States

Charlie's Place Recovery Center

361-826-5350 Administration

361-826-5350 After Hours

Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm; Detox admission 8:00 am - 12:00 am 7 days a week depending on bed availability

Fee amounts-Based on income and family size. Self-pay fees 5-day Detox $1,750 ($350 per day) 30-day Residential program $4,500 ( $150 per day) Medicaid accepted Private insurance accepted Financing options available

Charliesplaceonline.com

SOBA: A Premier Drug & Alcohol Treatment Center

1401 Dezarae Lot #3

San Antonio, TX 78253

1-866-948-9014

http://sobatexas.com/

Veteran Support

Nueces County-Veteran's Services-http://www.co.nueces.tx.us/vet/

National Resource Directory-https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/nrd

VA Facilities in Texas-http://www.va.gov/directory/guide/fac_list_by_state.cfm?State=TX&dnum=All&isflash=0

National Veterans Foundation-http://nvf.org/

Women Veteran Resources-http://nvf.org/women-veteran-resources/

Veterans Crisis Line-https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans-http://www.nchv.org/

Veteran Service Records-http://www.archives.gov/veterans/benefits.html

Disabled Veterans National Foundation-http://www.dvnf.org/veterans-programs/veterans-resources/

Peer-to-Peer Support Group Meetings: The Counseling and Training Clinic at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is facilitating free and confidential support for the military, including active duty, reserves, guard, and veterans. The group is designed to help participants who suffer from the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), sexual assault, and traumatic experiences.  The group will meet weekly, on Tuesday evenings, from 6-7 p.m. in room 2014 of the Natural Resource Center. To join, call Dr. Yvonne Castillo at ext. 3995. You do not have to be a student in order to access these FREE services.

Aging and Disability Services

Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS)

Disaster Assistance

Texas Emergency Assistance Registry

Disaster Survival Planning

Disaster Preparedness for Children

Red Cross Disaster Shelter Finder

Red Cross "Safe and Well" Survivor Finder

FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance

Free Legal Services Hotline Available to Texas Storm Survivors

Domestic/Dating Violence and Sexual Assault

Women's Shelter of South Texas

813 Buford St.

Corpus Christi, TX 78401

361-881-8888 or 1-800-580-4878

Rainbow House at Corpus Christi Metro Ministries

1906 Leopard St.

Corpus Christi, TX 78408

361-887-0670

Corpus Christi Hope House

658 Robinson St.

Corpus Christi, TX 78404

361-852-2273

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Abuse Hotline

1-800-252-5400

Texas Legal Services Center

512-477-6000

Texas Advocacy Project

Family Violence Legal Line: 1-800-374-4673

Law Hotline: 1-800-777-3247

Nueces County District Attorney's Office-Crime Victims

901 Leopard St. room 206

Corpus Christi, TX 78401

361-888-0410

Nueces County Attorney-to obtain a protective order application

901 Leopard St. room 207

Corpus Christi, TX 78401

361-888-0391

Corpus Christi Police Family Violence Unit

321 John Sartain St.

Corpus Christi, TX 78401

361-886-2670

Texas Association Against Sexual Assault TAASA

6200 La Calma, Suite 110

Austin, TX 78752

http://taasa.org/

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline

RAINN-National Sexual Assault Hotline

Legal Assistance for Victims

TAMUCC Title IX Student Video

Culture of Respect-resources for students

Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault
800.991.5153
http://www.legalaidforsurvivors.org/about/

Legal Assistance

Nueces County Legal Aid-http://www.trla.org/office/corpus-christi-courthousehttp://www.trla.org/office/corpus-christi-courthouse

texaslawhelp.org

self-help resources including forms

Texas Lawyer Referral
https://www.texasbar.com/Content/NavigationMenu/ForThePublic/DoYouNeedaLawyer/LRISOnlineAttorneyReferral/default.htm
800.252.9690-M-F, 8:30a-4:30p, 30 min consult for $20

Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault
800.991.5153
http://www.legalaidforsurvivors.org/about/

the Texas State Bar's 2015 Referral Directory for Legal Services and Other Referrals for Low-Income Texans
https://www.texasbar.com/Content/NavigationMenu/LawyersGivingBack/LegalAccessDivision/ReferralDirectory.pdf

Immigration Options for Victims of Crimes, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

https://www.uscis.gov/humanitarian

Low Cost Immigration and Refugee Services

https://www.raicestexas.org/

LGBTQ+ Students

LGBTQ national help center

Inclusive Islander Network

Great Place to Start: https://gsanetwork.org/

Bisexuality: http://www.biresource.net/aboutus.shtml

Youth: http://www.glsen.org/

LGBTQ+ & Military: http://vfhr.org/index.html

Trans Support: http://www.transequality.org/

Workplace Equality: http://www.outandequal.org/

Note: This list is by no means reflective of every resource available in the community and is intended to be a starting place resource list. TAMU-CC does not endorse or promote any of these community organizations. For more information please visit 2-1-1 at http://211.org/