If you are a student who is staying with friends, couch-surfing, not living with parents or guardians, doubling up in motels, or are in need of assistance or resources, we are here to help! The Cove is a safe place, open after school Monday through Thursday from 4-8 PM, where you can get help with your homework, have a place to wash your clothes, receive a hot meal and so much more.
For more information or immediate assistance, please contact:
Rachel Gillespie, (254)-207-0789.
More help and resources:
If you are in immediate danger call 911
Sally’s House 4721 W Waco Dr Waco, Texas 76710 (254)-756-7271
The Salvation Army’s Sally's House provides emergency shelter for women and women with children. They also provide case management.
Family Abuse Center (800)-283-8401
The Family Abuse Center provides a wide variety of services for all victims of domestic violence. For children, we are able to provide emergency shelter for children and their parent along with services such as case management, assistance with school related arrangements or concerns, counseling, therapeutic and educational groups and enrichment activities for the parent and child while at the shelter to strengthen family relationships.
For general information where you can ask about shelter options: call 211
Suicide Hotline: 800-784-2433
Crisis Call Center: 800-273-8255 or text ANSWER to 839863
Crisis Text Line: Text HELLO to 741741
2226 Washington Avenue
Waco, Texas, 76701