Individuals/families have access to healthcare and improve their health.
D.O.R.S. Community Services
- Healthy Inside & Out
The Healthy Inside & Out (HIO) program offered by DORS provides individual and group counseling, over the counter medical supplies, nutrition education and self-defense training to at-risk young people that need this help to improve their overall physical and mental health and assist them in moving out of poverty, leaving pain, fear and despair behind.
East Texas CASA
- East Texas CASA
Making a difference in the Lives of Children--Creating a positive future for abused and neglected children by recruiting and training qualified volunteers to ensure the safety, protection and permanent placement of children.
- Getting Together Safely
GTS provides a safe, neutral, and friendly environment that encourages positive interaction between non-custodial parents and their children. This program allows a parent the ability to interact with their child when they may not otherwise be allowed to due to court ordered restrictions. This program utilizes trained volunteers to observe visits & record interactions for the court.
East Texas Council on ALcoholism and Drug Abuse
- Access to Recovery and Support Services
Access to Recovery and Support Services (ATRSS) is a comprehensive program that addresses substance use through three components: 1) (OSAR) licensed counselors provide screenings, assessments and referrals to access treatment, 2) peer recovery support specialists provide short or long term wrap around recovery support services, 3) support groups/community education classes. Collectively, these components provide individuals, families and the community support services that promote and support long term recovery from addiction.
Longview Community Ministries
- Longview Emergency Dental Outreach (LEDO)
Emergency dental extractions are provided by volunteer dental professionals to Longview residents in need. The dental clinic was recently moved into the LCM building and provides one extraction every two years for each individual adult in a household.
- Prescription and Medical Assistance
Prescription assistance is provided for Longview residents in conjunction with local pharmacies for approved medications. No assistance is provided for controlled substances, pain, mood altering or psychiatric medications of any kind.
Pathstones Counseling Center
- Pathstones Counseling Center
Pathstones is a counseling center that offers faith-based, low-cost mental health counseling services to anyone in need in the East Texas area.
The Martin House Children's Advocacy Center
- Shatter the Silence
The Martin House Children's Advocacy Center provides a collaborative multi-disciplinary response in the investigation, intervention, and treatment of child abuse. Forensic interviews, advocacy support, counseling and therapy, and medical evaluations are provided for children under 18 years of age and adults with mental or developmental challenges who are alleged or confirmed victims of sexual or physical abuse, domestic violence, or witnesses to violent crimes.
Northeast Texas habitat for humanity
- Beat the Heat
NE Texas Habitat provides low-cost portable heating and cooling systems to households (see eligibility info in the accompanying text later in this application) that have no way to heat and cool their homes during extreme seasonal heat and cold. Qualifying households receive one or two window unit air conditioners (dependent upon home design and need) and an accompanying fan.
Twelve Way Foundation
- Recovery Support Services
Twelve Way Foundation encompasses the necessary structure to encourage sobriety, and restore men to being productive members of society, while in a faith based environment.
Women's Center of East Texas
- Women's Center of East Texas, Inc.
The Women's Center of East Texas is dedicated to providing a safe haven, crisis intervention and comprehensive support services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking and/or stalking in Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Panola, Rusk and Upshur Counties. WCET has a 214-hour emergency shelter and non-residential offices in Longview, Marshall and Henderson. WCET offers a Batterer's Intervention & Prevention Program in Longview, Marshall, Gilmer and Kilgore. WCET also has four thrift stores located in Longview, Marshall and Kilgore.