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School social workers are ready to assist you in your search for solutions and community resources. However, the list of community resources are provided for your convenience if you wish to contact them directly. We update our pages regularly as we receive current information from area agencies. To contact a social worker for assistance, please visit our homepage.

Salvation Army is taking applications for their Angel Tree.  It is a drive thru service that takes 15-20 minutes to provide information.  Must bring ID card, birth certificate for each child 12 (as of 12/25/2021) and under, one proof of government assistance or proof of income.  Salvation Army is located at 1701 Poplar Dr, Abilene, TX  79602.  Dates and times of drive thru are:  October 6-8, 10:00am – 6:00pm and October 9, 9:00am – 1:00pm.

Heavenly Rest started drive through food pick up on Fridays from 9 – 11:30am. They provide a box of non-perishable foods, no meat or milk. They have breads, fruits and vegetables when available. Food pick up is on Amarillo St, between South 6th and 7th. If you have questions call 677-2091. They do not require ID and there is no monthly limit for use of the pantry. Please wear a mask.

Loaves and Fishes is open on Tuesday from 1-3pm. Must bring picture ID and utility bill or lease. Cars line up in alley starting at Nelson Building and will be given a number on the windshield (stay in car). Cars will be called up to get loaded. Loaves and Fishes is part on Sacred Heart Catholic Church on 837 Jeanette St. If you have questions contact Mary Ellen Migliore (325) 829-7947. On Mondays from 12-4, anyone can volunteer to help unload food. If there is extra food available it is passed out to the volunteers. Please wear a mask.

For a complete list of national and local agencies, refer to the list below for basic needs, child care, disability services, education and employment, health care, transportation and Veteran services (see tabs at the bottom of the document).