Access Care of Coastal Texas |
707 23rd Street
Galveston, TX 77550
Link: Access Care of Coastal Texas Website
|Access Care of Coastal Texas, Inc. (ACCT) provides compassionate community-based Access to Care for persons with HIV and their health issues through direct and collaborative means, offering awareness/education, prevention and support to the people of Coastal Texas.
Alcoholics Anonymous |
4140 Directors Row
Houston, TX 77092
Link: Alcoholics Anonymous: Houston, TX Website
|Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership. The website has a meeting locator, resources and links, and upcoming events.
Alzheimer's Association: Houston and Southeast Texas Chapter |
404 8th Street
Galveston, TX 77555
Link: Alzheimer's Association Website
|The Alzheimer's Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter consists of families, caregivers, scientists, health professionals, and concerned citizens who are committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer's Disease and to easing the burden of Alzheimer's Disease and related disorders on patients and their families and loved ones. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
American Cancer Society |
2500 Fondren Road
Houston, TX 77063
Link: American Cancer Society Website
|Together with our millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society (ACS) saves lives and creates a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back. The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Your American Cancer Society is in your corner around the clock to help you stay well and get well, to find cures, and to fight back. We help you take steps to prevent cancer or find it at its earliest, most treatable stage. We're in your corner around the clock to help you through every step of your cancer experience. We fund and conduct research that helps us better understand, prevent, and find cures for cancer. We work with lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer and rally communities worldwide to join the fight. Hours of operation are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm.
American Diabetes Association |
7670 Woodway Drive
Houston, TX 77063
Link: American Diabetes Association Website
|The American Diabetes Association Houston Office is committed to educating the public about how to stop diabetes and support those living with the disease. The website has information on diabetes and how to live with it, food and fitness tips, local events for advocacy and fundraising, and research and practice on diabetes.
American Heart Association |
10060 Buffalo Speedway
Houston, TX 77054
Link: American Heart Association Website
|Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. We're building healthier lives where you live and work and making your community healthier by advocating for key health issues. We train millions of Americans each year in CPR and first aid, and educate healthcare providers every day. Find out more through our online tools: Go Red for Women; Power to End Stroke; Start! Program; Youth Programs; HeartHub (our online patient portal) for information, tools, and resources.
National numbers are also available at 800-242-8721 or 888-474-8483.
American Medical Association DoctorFinder |
Link: American Medical Association DoctorFinder Website
Austin Middle School Clinic |
1514 Avenue N 1/2
Galveston, TX 77550
Phone: 409-761-3530, ext. 3
Link: Teen Health Centers Page
|For Galveston Island residents only. Anyone through age 21 can visit these clinics, but if you are under 18, you need a consent form signed by a parent or guardian. Medical services include examination, diagnosis and treatment of both acute and chronic illness, immunizations, well-child exams, well-woman exams, treatment of minor injuries, physical exams including work and sport physicals. Mental health services include care for depression, school problems (learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), family problems, anxiety, grief counselling, and stress management.
Autism Society of America |
300 E Highland Mall Boulevard
Austin, TX 78752
Link: Autism Society of America Website
|The Autism Society is the leading voice and resource of the entire autism community in education, advocacy, services, research and support. The Autism Society is committed to meaningful participation and self-determination in all aspects of life for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. The Autism Society accomplishes its ongoing mission through close collaboration with a successful network of affiliates, members and supporters.
Local Chapter Meetings
Second Tuesday of each month, no meetings in December.
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
The Bay Area United Way Building
1300-A Bay Area Blvd., Second Floor, Conference Room A
Houston, TX 77058
Avondale House |
3737 O'Meara Drive
Houston, TX 77078
Link: Avondale House Website
|Avondale House was founded in 1976 to provide a source of respite, residential, educational, and family support services to individuals with autism and their families in the thirteen-county Houston/Galveston region. Avondale House is one of the few resources in Texas to offer an array of services for children and young adults most severely impacted by autism. We operate a year-round day school.
"We also have a smaller day habilitation program for young adults, where clients receive training in daily living skills and pre-vocational activities. The agency also operates three residential group homes in southwest Houston for our clients who are unable to live in their own homes. Additionally, Avondale House offers a community education and outreach program for parents, families, and professionals raising and working with individuals with autism, and ancillary or a la carte services for individuals who may not be enrolled in our other programs.