Diabetes Garage Directory


Thank you for visiting our Diabetes Garage® directory. This directory was created to help assist in finding additional resources for daily life. The directory has been categorized to help assist in finding resources in:

  1. Additional diabetes resources
  2. Help paying for medications
  3. Help understanding or signing-up for health insurance
  4. Help paying bills
  5. Help with food
  6. Help finding a job or unemployment benefits
  7. Help with housing
  8. Help with child care
  9. Help coping with stress
  10. Help coping with relationship conflicts
  11. Help with substance abuse problems
  12. Help with quitting smoking

Information can be found for the local areas of El Paso, Harlingen, and San Antonio region. In addition, resource information can be found for the state of Texas, Nationally, and Internationally for Mexico.

Content of this resource list is provided for education and information purposes only. The content was prepared by The Diabetes Garage®.



Name Category Type of coping well resource Type of diabetes resource Type of everyday living resource Level

Amy Young Program (HOME)- Ayuda

The Amy Young Barrier Removal (AYBR) Program provides one-time grants of up to $22,500 for Persons with Disabilities who need modifications to increase accessibility and eliminate hazardous conditions in their home. Program beneficiaries must include a Person with Disability, must have a household income that does not exceed 80% of the Area Median Family Income, and may be tenants or homeowners.

Level: El Paso, Texas

Phone: 915-851-0272

Everyday Living Resources Need help with housing? El Paso, Texas

Amy Young Program (HOME)-Alliance of Border Collabratives

The Amy Young Barrier Removal (AYBR) Program provides one-time grants of up to $22,500 for Persons with Disabilities who need modifications to increase accessibility and eliminate hazardous conditions in their home. Program beneficiaries must include a Person with Disability, must have a household income that does not exceed 80% of the Area Median Family Income, and may be tenants or homeowners.

Level: El Paso, Texas

Phone: 915-584-2875

Everyday Living Resources Need help with housing? El Paso, Texas

211 Texas Rio Grande Area Information Center

2-1-1 is connected to nearly every service in the state including government agencies, food pantries, career services, after-school programs, affordable childcare, counseling services, medical and mental health assistance, eldercare, housing assistance, disaster relief and many other state and local resources..

Level: State

Phone: 211

https://www.elpasotexas.gov/public-health/services/211-call-center

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? State

211 Texas Rio Grande Area Information Center

2-1-1 is connected to nearly every service in the state including government agencies, food pantries, career services, after-school programs, affordable childcare, counseling services, medical and mental health assistance, eldercare, housing assistance, disaster relief and many other state and local resources..

Level: El Paso, Texas

Phone: 211

https://www.elpasotexas.gov/public-health/services/211-call-center

Diabetes Resource Need help understanding or signing up for health insurance? El Paso, Texas

AACE Prescription Savings Directory

Provides list of programs to assist in affordability of endocrine related medications

Level: National

http://prescriptionhelp.aace.com/

Diabetes Resource Need help paying for medications? National

Affordable Care Act

A functioning, competitive market for health insurance is a crucial element of providing patients access to quality, affordable care. But with skyrocketing premiums and narrowing choices, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has done damage to this market and created great burdens for many Americans.

Level: National

https://www.healthcare.gov/

Diabetes Resource Need help understanding or signing up for health insurance? National

Aliviane

Aliviane is focused on being a pillar in the community and a beacon of hope to those in need of life changing services. We focus on giving hope to our clients using a holistic approach of prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery support services.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.aliviane.org/

Coping Well Resources Need help with substance abuse problems? El Paso, Texas

Alternative Centre for Behavioral Health

Alternative Centre for Behavioral Health is a private rehab located in El Paso, Texas. Alternative Centre for Behavioral Health specializes in the treatment of alcoholism, opioid addiction, mental health and substance abuse, dual diagnosis,

Level: El Paso, Texas

Phone: 915-757-7999

Coping Well Resources Need help with substance abuse problems? El Paso, Texas

America Heart Association

Congratulations on making the decision to quit smoking, vaping or using tobacco! You’ve made your health a priority, and you should be proud of yourself. But deciding to quit is just the first step – the rest of the path to successfully quitting may not be as easy for you. That’s when medicines and other resources may be useful to help you stamp out tobacco for good.

Level: National

https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-lifestyle/quit-smoking-tobacco/help-i-want-to-quit-smoking

Coping Well Resources Need help with quitting smoking? National

American Cancer Society

Quitting tobacco is not easy, but it can be done. Whether you smoke cigarettes, use smokeless tobacco, or are trying to help a friend or loved one, you'll find the information you need in this section.

Level: National

https://www.cancer.org/healthy/stay-away-from-tobacco

Coping Well Resources Need help with quitting smoking? National

American Diabetes Association

The moving force behind the work of the American Diabetes Association is a network of more than 565,000 volunteers, a membership of more than 540,000 people with diabetes, their families and caregivers, a professional society of nearly 20,000 health care professionals, as well as more than 400 staff members.

Level: National

https://www.diabetes.org/

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? National

American Diabetes Association- Diabetes Food Hub

From the nutrition experts at the American Diabetes Association, Diabetes Food Hub™ is the premier food and cooking destination for people living with diabetes and their families.

Level: National

https://www.diabetesfoodhub.org/

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? National

American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. Our work is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; champion clean air for all; improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and create a tobacco-free future.

Level: National

https://www.lung.org/quit-smoking/i-want-to-quit

Coping Well Resources Need help with quitting smoking? National

Amerigroup

Amerigroup is a leading managed care company dedicated to improving lives and promoting healthier communities. We are making health care simpler for individuals served by Medicaid, State Children’s Health Insurance Program and other State-sponsored health programs. We also serve individuals who are Medicare-eligible.

Level: El Paso, Texas

Phone: 915-842-1750

https://www.amerigroup.com/amerigroup/home.html

Diabetes Resource Need help understanding or signing up for health insurance? El Paso, Texas

Asociacion Mexicana de Diabetes

Acercamos la educación en Diabetes la población mexicana a través del: CENTRO DE EXPERIENCIA EN DIABETES AMD

Level: International

https://www.amdiabetes.org/

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? International

Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (Telehealth)

Optimal health and quality of life for persons with, affected by, or at risk for diabetes and chronic conditions.

Level: National

https://www.diabeteseducator.org/practice/practice-tools/educator-guidance/telehealth

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? National

Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists- The Huddle Podcast

ADCES is proud to bring you a new podcast for your personal and professional growth. The Huddle: Conversations with the Diabetes Care Team features perspectives, issues and updates to inform your practice and elevate your role. Each episode dives into a variety of topics that directly impact your work in diabetes, prediabetes and cardiometabolic care; from advocacy to technology to new ways to support your clients.

Level: National

https://www.diabeteseducator.org/news/adces-podcasts

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? National

Become an Ex

Quitting tobacco means taking control of your life and making the change you want to make. We're with you all the way.

Level: National

https://www.becomeanex.org/

Coping Well Resources Need help with quitting smoking? National

BenefitsCheckup

For people >55 years. Assistance program run by the National Council on Aging (NCOA)

Level: National

https://www.benefitscheckup.org/

Diabetes Resource Need help paying for medications? National

Beyond Type 2

Launched in 2019, Beyond Type 2 is a program of the nonprofit organization Beyond Type 1. Beyond Type 2 is a place for everyone impacted by Type 2 diabetes to share their stories, get connected to the community, and find resources on topics from daily management to mental health.

Level: National

https://beyondtype2.org/

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? National

Bienvivir

The Mission of Bienvivir All-Inclusive Senior Health is to provide the frail senior the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), a patient-centered, comprehensive healthcare delivery system in a community setting that advocates and promotes quality of life, optimum independence, dignity and choices in a nurturing environment.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.bienvivir.org/about/news/free-diabetes-prevention-classes

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? El Paso, Texas

Brownsville Community Cameron

Level: Harlingen, Texas

Phone: 956-546-4243, 956-548-7400

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? Harlingen, Texas

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention- Active People, Healthy Nation

Active People, Healthy NationSM is a national initiative led by CDC to help 27 million Americans become more physically active by 2027.

Level: National

https://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/activepeoplehealthynation/index.html

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? National

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention- Eat Well

Managing blood sugar is the key to living well with diabetes, and eating well is the key to managing blood sugar. But what does it mean to eat well? Simply put, eat healthy foods in the right amounts at the right times so your blood sugar stays in your target range as much as possible. Work with your dietitian or diabetes educator to create a healthy eating plan, and check out the resources in this section for tips, strategies, and ideas to make it easier to eat well.

Level: National

https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/managing/eat-well.html

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? National

Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe

To improve the quality of life of those we serve by continuously enhancing the health of human services provided.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://lafe-ep.org/list-of-services/

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? El Paso, Texas

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa – Diabetes Education Program

At CHRISTUS Health, we want to help you learn how to manage your diabetes on a daily basis. Understanding the relationship between medical nutritional therapy, exercise, medications, emotional and physical health, and blood glucose levels can help you achieve and maintain optimal glucose control.

Level: San Antonio, Texas

Phone: 210-614-8612

https://www.christushealth.org/santa-rosa/medical-center/services-treatments/diabetes-care

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? San Antonio, Texas

City of San Antonio- Diabetes Prevention Program

The YMCA of Greater San Antonio and The City of San Antonio Metropolitan Health District have teamed up to fight diabetes from two fronts. Whether you are at risk for type 2 diabetes or if you have been diagnosed, we have a FREE program for you!

Level: San Antonio, Texas

https://www.sanantonio.gov/Health/HealthyEating/ChronicDiseasePrevention/DiabetesPrevention

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? San Antonio, Texas

Clint ISD

The weekday service will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for pick up at all elementary, middle, and high schools in the district.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.clintweb.net/Page/5642

Everyday Living Resources Need help with food? El Paso, Texas

Community Service- General Assistance

To provide a safe and healthy quality of life that enables people to thrive and reach their potential through the efficient, effective use of County community and social service programs.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.epcounty.com/famcom/generalassistance.htm

Everyday Living Resources Need help paying bills? El Paso, Texas

CR2Diabetes

Provides equipment and encouragement for people living with diabetes

Level: National

https://cr3diabetes.org/

Diabetes Resource Need help paying for medications? National

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support via a medium people already use and trust: text.

Level: National

Phone: Text HOME to 741741

https://www.crisistextline.org/

Coping Well Resources Need help coping with stress? National

Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition

The CDC has determined that COVID-19 (coronavirus) is a serious public health threat—and older adults and people with serious chronic medical conditions, including diabetes, are at a higher risk of getting very sick from it. We have resources to help keep you healthy.

Level: National

https://www.diabetesdisasterresponse.org/

Diabetes Resource Need help paying for medications? National

Diabetes Forecast

DiabetesForecast.org, published by the American Diabetes Association, is the premier consumer magazine website for people living with diabetes or prediabetes. The website reaches highly engaged people who are actively seeking ways to live healthier, happier, and longer while managing their condition.

Level: National

http://www.diabetesforecast.org/

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? National

Disaster Distress Helpline

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

Level: National

Phone: 1-800-985-5990; Text: "talkwithus" to 66746

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

Coping Well Resources Need help coping with stress? National

El Paso Collaborative for Community and Economic Devlopment

The El Paso Collaborative (EPC) through a Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) grant from the U.S. Department of H.U.D. is taking applications from prospective tenants. Under this program, EPC will lease single-family homes at below-market rents to qualifying households.

Level: El Paso, Texas

http://www.ep-collab.org/language/english/rental-program

Everyday Living Resources Need help with housing? El Paso, Texas

El Paso County- Nutrition Program Centers

Nutrition: To nourish and enrich the lives of older individuals by providing nutritious meals to active and homebound individuals; thereby, promoting their health, well- being and independence. A senior nutrition program providing a 1/3 Required Dietary Allowance noon time meal to El Pasoans 60 years of age or older.
Center based meals are served in 20 Senior Nutrition Community Centers throughout the County. Home delivered meals are served to 1,117 homebound frail elderly or handicapped individuals. Valley Services is the County's meal vendor for the preparation and delivery of all meals.

Level: El Paso, Texas

http://www.epcounty.com/famcom/Nutrition.htm

Everyday Living Resources Need help with food? El Paso, Texas

El Paso Electric

El Paso Electric residential customers have the right to request a Payment Arrangement Plan if they are experiencing financial difficulties and have:

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.epelectric.com/residential/customer-service/assistance-programs/payment-arrangements

Everyday Living Resources Need help paying bills? El Paso, Texas

El Paso Health

El Paso Health is a TX licensed health maintenance organization (HMO) established by the El Paso County Hospital District to enter into contract with HHSC for the purpose of improving access to medical care for STAR, CHIP and CHIP Perinatal recipients in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties.

Level: El Paso, Texas

Phone: 915-532-3778

http://www.elpasohealth.com/

Diabetes Resource Need help understanding or signing up for health insurance? El Paso, Texas

El Paso ISD

Meals are free for children up to age 18 and available at 50 different sites throughout the district. Service is curbside and EPISD staff practice social distancing in accordance to the health guidelines outlined by the City of El Paso’s Public Health Department.   

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.episd.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=4&ModuleInstanceID=101&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=32189&PageID=1

Everyday Living Resources Need help with food? El Paso, Texas

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank 9541 Plaza Circle

Drive-Thru Distribution: Monday- Friday, 9 AM-3PM

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://elpasoansfightinghunger.org/

Everyday Living Resources Need help with food? El Paso, Texas

Emergence Health Network- Crisis Hotline

Level: El Paso, Texas

Phone: 915-593-7300

Coping Well Resources Need help coping with stress? El Paso, Texas

Emergence Health Network- Local Mental Health Authority

EHN also offers behavioral health, counseling services and substance use treatment programs at several of its outpatient clinics.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://emergencehealthnetwork.org/

Coping Well Resources Need help coping with stress? El Paso, Texas

Emergence Health Network- Local Mental Health Authority

EHN also offers behavioral health, counseling services and substance use treatment programs at several of its outpatient clinics.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://emergencehealthnetwork.org/

Coping Well Resources Need help with substance abuse problems? El Paso, Texas

Family Service of El Paso

We deliver mental health services that improve the life, health, and wellbeing of individuals and families in the El Paso community.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.familyserviceofelpaso.org/

Coping Well Resources Need help coping with relationship conflicts? El Paso, Texas

Federación Meicana de Diabetes, A.C

Educación por una mejor calidad de vida para las personas con diabetes.

Level: International

http://fmdiabetes.org/

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? International

Insulin for Life USA

Donate unexpired insulin and testing supplies to people around the world in need

Level: National

http://ifl-usa.org/

Diabetes Resource Need help paying for medications? National

Insulin Pumpers Foundation

Assist people who do not have financial resources to purchase an insulin pump

Level: National

http://foundation.insulin-pumpers.org/

Diabetes Resource Need help paying for medications? National

International Diabetes Federation

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an umbrella organization of over 240 national diabetes associations in 168 countries and territories. It represents the interests of the growing number of people with diabetes and those at risk.

Level: International

https://idf.org/

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? International

Maximus

We offer governments the ability to implement programs rapidly with scalable operations and automated systems. From Medicaid and Medicare to welfare-to-work and program modernization, our comprehensive solutions help governments run effectively and efficiently to achieve their goals.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://maximus.com/

Diabetes Resource Need help understanding or signing up for health insurance? El Paso, Texas

Medicare

Level: National

https://www.medicare.gov/

Diabetes Resource Need help understanding or signing up for health insurance? National

Medicare Interactive- The Part D Donut Hole

Available only through the Medicare Rights Center, Medicare Interactive (MI) is a free and independent online reference tool thoughtfully designed to help older adults and people with disabilities navigate the complex world of health insurance.

Level: National

https://www.medicareinteractive.org/get-answers/medicare-prescription-drug-coverage-part-d/medicare-part-d-costs/the-part-d-donut-hole

Diabetes Resource Need help understanding or signing up for health insurance? National

Methodist Health Care Ministries of South Texas, Inc

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. is a private, faith-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating access to health care for uninsured and low-income families through direct services, community partnerships and strategic grant-making in 74 counties across South Texas

Level: San Antonio, Texas

Phone: 210-692-0234

http://www.mhm.org/index.php

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? San Antonio, Texas

Molina HealthCare

Medicaid Molina Healthcare contracts with state governments and serves as a health plan, providing a wide range of quality health care services to families and individuals who qualify for government-sponsored programs, including Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.molinahealthcare.com/members/tx/en-us/Pages/home.aspx

Diabetes Resource Need help understanding or signing up for health insurance? El Paso, Texas

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) El Paso

NAMI El Paso provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental health conditions can build better lives. NAMI offers online support groups, discussion groups, online text chat, coronavirus mental health coping strategies, and help managing stress and anxiety for individuals with mental illness and their family members.

Level: El Paso, Texas

Phone: 915-788-5726

https://namiep.org/

Coping Well Resources Need help coping with stress? El Paso, Texas

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Level: National

Phone: 1-800-273-8255

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Coping Well Resources Need help coping with stress? National

National Veterans Crisis Hotline

Level: National

Phone: 800-273-8255, press 1

Coping Well Resources Need help coping with stress? National

NeedyMeds

Organization providing comprehensive resources based on medication name through search function

Level: National

https://www.needymeds.org/

Diabetes Resource Need help paying for medications? National

Nuestra Clinica de Valle, Mercedes Clinic

NCDV offers comprehensive medical services that include family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, laboratory, radiology, nutrition, behavioral health and dental.

Level: Harlingen, Texas

Phone: 956-565-3191

https://nuestraclinicadelvalle.org/

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? Harlingen, Texas

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

Provides medication at no cost for people without insurance who qualify

Level: National

http://www.pparx.org/

Diabetes Resource Need help paying for medications? National

Paso del Norte- Smoke free Paso del Norte

A Smoke Free Paso del Norte is here to help the people of El Paso, Ciudad Juárez and Southern New Mexico reduce tobacco use.

Level: El Paso, Texas

Phone: 915-534-QUIT

https://smokefreepdn.org/

Coping Well Resources Need help with quitting smoking? El Paso, Texas

Projcet Bravo- Patient Assitance Program

Project BRAVO's Patient Assistance Program addresses the need for health care services for low-income individuals. We aim to help patients who lack health insurance or prescription coverage obtain the services and medications they need. We assist our clients by identifying and providing referrals or applications for low cost health clinics, pharmacy discounts, and free eye exams and eyeglasses. 

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.projectbravo.org/patience-assistance-program

Diabetes Resource Need help paying for medications? El Paso, Texas

Project Bravo- Affordable Apartnents

There is a waiting list from 6 months up to 2 years

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.projectbravo.org/low-income-apartments

Everyday Living Resources Need help with housing? El Paso, Texas

Project Bravo- Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program

Project BRAVO's Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) assists low-income households in meeting their immediate energy needs through utility bill assistance and energy education that encourages consumers to control energy use and costs. 

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.projectbravo.org/utility-assistance

Everyday Living Resources Need help paying bills? El Paso, Texas

Project Bravo- Foreclosure Prevention Program

Project BRAVO's Foreclosure Prevention Program aims to help keep families in their homes by preventing avoidable foreclosures.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.projectbravo.org/foreclosure-prevention

Everyday Living Resources Need help with housing? El Paso, Texas

Project Vida

The mission of Project Vida is to identify the comprehensive vision of the community for its future and to develop community-based structures and programs to implement that vision in light of the needs and direction of the wider society. 

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.pvida.net/

Diabetes Resource Need help paying for medications? El Paso, Texas

Project Vida- Diabetes Self-Management Education Program

The Diabetes Self-Management Education Program at Project Vida is funded and accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It was one of the first community classes offered by Project Vida, becoming formalized 12 years ago after a nurse would go to community centers to teach people about the risk for diabetes, a prevalent issue in El Paso. Now, the class has a 7 class curriculum, which is taught by a chronic care coordinator, and anyone who finishes the class receives a free glucometer.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.pvida.net/diabetes-self-management

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? El Paso, Texas

Project Vida- Tobacco Cessation

Our goal is to implement a comprehensive, evidence-based cessation program for adults.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.pvida.net/tobacco-cessation

Coping Well Resources Need help with quitting smoking? El Paso, Texas

Rio Vista Behavioral Health Hospital

El Paso’s premier behavioral health hospital is now offering free tele-assessments 24 hours a day for Inpatient and Outpatient services. Rio Vista Behavioral Health serves adults 18 and older and children ages 11-17 struggling with mental health disorders and addiction. Please call for more information or to speak with the Admissions Department

Level: El Paso, Texas

Phone: 915-209-4513, Press 1

https://www.riovistabehavioral.com/

Coping Well Resources Need help coping with stress? El Paso, Texas

Rx Hope

Prescription assistance organization that help people get their medicines at little or no cost

Level: National

https://www.rxhope.com/

Diabetes Resource Need help paying for medications? National

Rxassist

Provides a comprehensive database of patient assistant programs

Level: National

https://www.rxassist.org/

Diabetes Resource Need help paying for medications? National

San Antonio Food Bank

The San Antonio Food Bank takes pride in fighting hunger, feeding hope in our 16 county service area. We believe that no child should go to bed hungry, adults should not have to choose between a hot meal and utilities, nor a senior sacrifice medical care for the sake of a meal.

Level: San Antonio, Texas

Phone: 210-337-3663

https://safoodbank.org/

Everyday Living Resources Need help with food? San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio Metropolitan Health District

Level: San Antonio, Texas

Phone: 210-207-8780

https://www.sanantonio.gov/HEALTH

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? San Antonio, Texas

San Elizario City- in- a- Box Program

The City of San Elizario Urban Agriculture Project is launching City-in-a-Box, a condensed version of the City-to-Table program that provides residents free materials and training to grow their own desert vegetables. The kits are available for delivery or pick-up but residents. Contact Octavio Hernandez

Level: El Paso, Texas

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Phone: 915-303-1134

Everyday Living Resources Need help with food? El Paso, Texas

Smoke Free

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) created Smokefree.gov to help you or someone you care about quit smoking.

Level: National

https://smokefree.gov/

Coping Well Resources Need help with quitting smoking? National

SNAP Food Benefits- Texas

Helps people buy the food they need for good health. People also can buy garden seeds with SNAP benefits. SNAP food benefits are put on to the Lone Star Card and can be used just like a credit card at any store that accepts SNAP.

Level: State

https://yourtexasbenefits.hhsc.texas.gov/programs/snap

Everyday Living Resources Need help with food? State

Socorro ISD

Parents now can receive meals WITHOUT having to bring their children to the pickup sites. If parents come to pick up meals WITHOUT their children, they need to present one of the following for all children 18 and under:

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.sisd.net/Page/65749

Everyday Living Resources Need help with food? El Paso, Texas

St. Vincent De Paul

Offers several resources and programs. They include food, rent help, and money for paying electric bills.

Level: El Paso, Texas

Phone: 915-832-0447

Everyday Living Resources Need help paying bills? El Paso, Texas

Su Cliníca

Su Clinica is a non-profit community health center that has served the residents of Cameron and Willacy counties since 1971. Su Clinica provides care through clinics in Brownsville, Harlingen, Raymondville, and Santa Rosa.

Level: Harlingen, Texas

https://www.suclinica.org/

Diabetes Resource Need Additional Diabetes Resources? Harlingen, Texas

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

Level: National

Phone: 1-800-662-4357

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

Coping Well Resources Need help with substance abuse problems? National

Superior HealthPlan

Our health insurance programs are committed to transforming the health of the community, one person at a time.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.superiorhealthplan.com/

Diabetes Resource Need help understanding or signing up for health insurance? El Paso, Texas

Texas Department of Health and Human Service- Mental Health Support Line

This new resource offers COVID-19-related mental health support for all Texans. People can call the Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Level: State

Phone: 833-986-1919

Coping Well Resources Need help coping with stress? State

Texas Department of Health and Human Service- Tobacco Prevention an Control Program

The DSHS Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch (TPCB) is determined to reduce the toll of tobacco on the health, safety, and well-being of Texans.

Level: State

https://www.dshs.texas.gov/tobacco/

Coping Well Resources Need help with quitting smoking? State

Texas Department of Health and Human Service- YES QUIT

We understand that quitting is about more than just not smoking. When you join our program, a Quit Coach® will help you become an expert in living without tobacco using the four essential practices to quit for life principles based on 25 years of research and experience helping people quit tobacco. The online program includes these benefits: An online interactive quiz to help you think about your reasons for quitting and show you how the program can help you every step of the way, A free downloadable e-book on how to make quitting manageable, Access to a live Enrollment Specialist to keep you motivated.

Level: State

https://www.yesquit.org/

Coping Well Resources Need help with quitting smoking? State

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs- Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program

The Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is a utility assistance program. CEAP is designed to assist low income households in meeting their immediate energy needs and to encourage consumers to control energy costs for years to come through energy education.

Level: State

https://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/community-affairs/ceap/

Everyday Living Resources Need help paying bills? State

Texas Department of State Health Services- Diabetes Prevention and Control

The Diabetes Prevention and Control Program oversees federal and state programs that focus on diabetes education for the public and professionals.

Level: State

https://www.dshs.texas.gov/txdiabetes/

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Texas Diabetes Institute - University Health System

As one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive diabetes centers, Texas Diabetes Institute includes a state-of-the-art research laboratory, four hyperbaric chambers, 28-station outpatient renal dialysis clinic, pharmacy, and a clinic for each medical specialty.

Level: San Antonio, Texas

Phone: 210-358-7000

https://www.universityhealthsystem.com/services/diabetes

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Texas Gas Service

There are a several ways to work with us on paying your bill. Call us at 800-700-2443 and our customer service representatives are available (Monday-Friday, 7 am - 7 pm CT) to help discuss payment during this difficult situation.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.texasgasservice.com/cares

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Texas Health and Human Services- Medicaid and CHIP

Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide health coverage for low-income children, families, seniors and people with disabilities.

Level: State

https://hhs.texas.gov/services/health/medicaid-chip

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Texas Health Options

This site is a State of Texas resource for understanding how to find and use health insurance.

Level: State

http://www.texashealthoptions.com/

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Texas Rx Assistance Programs

Texas Drug Card also provides comparable savings to those with insurance on their non-covered medications. This program is available to all Texans and there are no enrollment fees, qualifications, or waiting periods to access your savings. All cards are pre-activated and do not expire.

Level: State

Phone: 855-469-8979

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The Border Coalition for Fitness

The Border Coalition is led by Texas Tech University Health Science Center. The program offers walking groups and challenges for the El Paso community.

Level: El Paso, Texas

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Phone: 915-215-6102

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The Rio Grande Council of Governments

The Rio Grande Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is administered by the Rio Grande Council of Governments and funded through the Texas Health and Human Services Commission in accordance with the Older Americans Act.  The Rio Grande AAA serves individuals 60 years of age and older and their families living in El Paso, Hudspeth, Culberson, Jeff Davis, Presidio and Brewster counties through the various direct services it provides or through purchased services on behalf of a client.

Level: El Paso, Texas

Phone: 915-533-0998

http://www.riocog.org/aging-services/

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Tools for Healthcare Savings from ADCES

Provides patient assistance programs, advice on navigating insurance and Medicare

Level: National

https://www.diabeteseducator.org/practice/practice-tools/app-resources/affordability-resources

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services- LIHEAP

The LIHEAP assistance program is a federally funded energy bill assistance program. Financial help in the form of a grant or credit on an account is provided to both struggling and lower income households who need assistance paying for their home energy bills.

Level: National

https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ocs/programs/liheap

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University Medical Center of El Paso- Diabetes Management

University Medical Center of El Paso has as its main goal the management and control of diabetes in order to prevent its horrible complications. The newly diagnosed patient, as well as any other patient with diabetes, will be provided the tools of education and support to deal with this disease and thereby control its effects. 

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.umcelpaso.org/medical-services/diabetes-management

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USA.gov- Help with Bills

Learn about the help you can get through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Learn about government programs to help pay for phone bills, medical bills, and other expenses. You can also learn how to apply for temporary assistance.

Level: National

https://www.usa.gov/help-with-bills

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UT Health Rio Grande Valley

UT Health Rio Grande Valley, the clinical practice of the UTRGV School of Medicine, is an innovative and growing academic medical center focused on providing you and your family with the highest quality and personalized patient care in South Texas. Improving the quality of health and wellness for individuals and families in the RGV is the heart of our mission. Our experienced doctors provide compassionate and advanced diagnosis and care for the unique health needs of patients each day. Helping you live a healthy and joyful life is important to us.

Level: Harlingen, Texas

https://uthealthrgv.org/locations/uthealthrgv-primary-care-at-laguna-vista/

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UT Health san Antonio – Patient Care

Through patient care, research and education, UT Health San Antonio is leading the battle on all fronts against diabetes.

Level: San Antonio, Texas

https://www.uthscsa.edu/patient-care/physicians/diabetes

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Veterans One-Stop Center

The El Paso Veterans One Stop Center in Northeast El Paso is located in the heart of the city with the highest concentration of veterans in the community. The “one-stop” concept was created to help veterans and their family’s access support services at a centralized location.

Level: El Paso, Texas

Phone: 915-747-3590

https://www.epveteranonestop.org/clinical-services/

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Workforce Solutions Borderplex

Workforce Solutions Borderplex, the public workforce system for Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis and Presidio Counties, established a resource page specifically to help those who have lost their jobs due to the Coronavirus.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.borderplexjobs.com/

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Ysleta del Sur Pueblo- Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program

The Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program, provides outreach services, assessment, referral, and adult/adolescent Level III and Level IV outpatient treatment for YDSP Tribal community members and their families.  In addition, ASAP collaborates and contracts with other facilities to make available acute care services, residential treatment care and halfway house placement for adults and adolescents.

Level: El Paso, Texas

Phone: 915-858-1076

http://www.tiguatrails.org/html_pages.sstg?id=77&sub1=154&sub2=196

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Ysleta ISD

During the weeks of school closures, select Ysleta ISD schools will offer weekday breakfast and lunch meals for children 18 years of age and under on a drive through basis. Vehicles can pull up from 7:30 to 11:00 a.m. and receive BOTH breakfast and lunch meals for children.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.yisd.net/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=4&ModuleInstanceID=85&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=80816&PageID=1

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YWCA- Workfore Solutions Borderplex Child Care Services

Through a contract with the Borderplex Workforce Development Board (URGWDB), the Workforce Solutions Borderplex Child Care Services (CCS) Department can assist parents in meeting their child care payments. To qualify, a parent must be working or participating in eligible training programs or classes, and must meet income guidelines.

Level: El Paso, Texas

https://www.ywcaelpaso.org/programs/educating-children/workforce-solutions-borderplex-child-care-services/

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