Student Support

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 

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Our Office

2226 Washington Avenue
Waco, Texas, 76701