Here is a list of resources already available in the Texas Panhandle. These are all wonderful services and we encourage you to reach out if you are in need.
We continue to add new resources regularly, so please be sure to check back!
Description: The most comprehensive listing of community resources available in the Panhandle.
Services Provided: A searchable database that matches you with services in your area.
Communities Served: The Texas Panhandle
Location: Online, By Phone, or through your local TxHHS office
Phone Number: 211
The Billie Bee Flesher Advocacy & Resource Center (ARC)
Description: Students can easily access services and resources that can assist them when they encounter life barriers that may prohibit their success.
Services Provided: A compiled list of various campus and community resources that can be searched by keyword
Communities Served: Amarillo College Students – though many of their listed resources are available to anyone in the community who needs it.
Location: Amarillo College-Washington Street Campus inside the Ware Student Commons - first floor - Suite 108
Phone Number: 806-371-5446
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Panhandle Community Services
Description: The Mission of PCS is to work as a community leader and partner in the Texas Panhandle to change the lives of
low-income people by bridging the gap from poverty to self-sufficiency.
Our Vision is that low-income people have the power to live independent of government assistance.
Services Provided: Utility Assistance, Housing Assistance (Section 8), Transportation Assistance, Veteran ( and Surviving Spouses) Assistance, and several more programs
Communities Served: Citizens of the Texas Panhandle
Location: 1309 SW 8th Ave
Amarillo, Texas 79101
Phone Number: 806-372-2531
Catholic Charities of the Texas Panhandle
Adult Eye Care Program
The Adult Eye Care Program works in conjunction with local optometrists and ophthalmologists to provide eye exams and glasses for low-income adults. The eye care professionals provide all of their services free of charge.
In order to qualify for a prescription and eye glasses a person must:
Be employed (cannot earn more than $2,000/month per household)
Receive Social Security/veterans benefits
Be a full time student
Have proof of residency (provide a current rental agreement or a utility bill with name and address)
Individuals seeking assistance from the Adult Eye Care program may fill out an application at our office located at 1900 N Spring Street. Once approved, an appointment is made for an eye exam with one of our participating doctors.
Panhandle Breast Health
Description: Making certain all people in the Panhandle have access to breast health education and mammogram screenings.
Services Provided: Breast health Education and Mammograms
Communities Served: Texas Panhandle
301 South Polk Street, Suite 740
Amarillo, Texas 79101
Phone Number: (806) 331-4710
Martha's Home, Inc
Description: Temporary shelter for homeless single women, and single mothers with children. Cannot house male children over the age of 12. Must be working or able to work, may stay up to 90 days. Services include case management, life skills training and a supportive environment.
Will also work with clients to move into permanent housing but you must be staying at their shelter to receive that service.
Services Provided: Emergency Shelter
Communities Served: Homeless women, homeless women with children; male children can not be over the age of 12
Location: 1204 Southwest 18th, Amarillo, TX 79106
Phone Number: 806-372-4035