This is a directory of programs and organizations that can help Brewster County residents with problems caused by the pandemic. Please email or call organizations for help, because many have closed offices as a safety precaution.
Use the links above or the drop-down category menu below to browse by the type of assistance needed. Or search the directory by keyword.
The Coronavirus Care Fund (CCF) from the National Domestic Workers Alliance provides $400 in emergency assistance for qualifying home care workers, nannies and house cleaners who are experiencing financial hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Crisis shelter and other assistance for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and violent crime. Also offers “Little Free Pantry” with food and household supplies in front of Alpine location. Terlingua center in the Ghost Town offers food and social services as well.
PermiaCare (formerly Permian Basin Community Centers) provides services to help people live satisfying, responsible and productive lives. Services include:
- Mental Health Services (MH)
- Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services (IDD)
- Substance Abuse Services
- Veterans Services
- HIV Services
24/7 Mental Health Crisis Line: 844-420-3964
Provides free food and other services in south Brewster County.
Provides free legal assistance to low-income individuals and groups with civil legal issues, such as employment, eviction, foreclosures, public benefits, estate planning, domestic violence/family law and other legal issues. Call the TRLA hotline for services 1-888-988-9996 or visit TRLA website for information about:
Resources for families with small children during the pandemic, including age-appropriate responses to common questions, a guide to self-care, and activities for young children experiencing social distancing. Guide by ZERO TO THREE, a non-profit organization working to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development.
If you have an organization or program to add to this resource directory, please contact us.