Austin Oaks (Free Evaluation) 1407 W. Stassney 512-440-4800
Dell Children’s Medical Center ED (Emergency Department) (Free Evaluation) 4900 Mueller Blvd 512-324-0000
Cross Creek Hospital (Free Evaluation) 8402 Cross Park D 512-215-3900
COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY OPTIONS
LIFEWORKS ADULT & YOUTH COUNSELING 512-735-2100 www.lifeworksaustin.org Counseling offered in English and Spanish in the area of depression, anxiety, abuse and family conflict, drug addiction. Sliding scale ranging from $25 - $125 per session. Accepts Medicaid and Medicare. 3 Locations: South 3700 S. 1st 78704 North 8913 Collin field Dr. 78758 East 835 N. Pleasant Valley Rd. 7870
ACGC AUSTIN CHILD GUIDANCE CENTER 512-451-2242 810 W. 45th www.austinchildguidancecenter.org Provides mental health evaluation and counseling services in both English and Spanish to youth age 17 and younger who are experiencing emotional behavioral or social problems. Walk-In counseling available on Fridays’ 2 – 4pm. First come first serve basis. Accept most insurances plans, Medicaid and sliding scale.
ATCIC Austin Travis Count Integral Care. 512-472-4375 www.integralcare.org Variety of comprehensive mental health and behavioral services to children & youth from ages 1-17 offered in English and Spanish. Accept STAR, CHIP and Medicaid. Locations: North: 825 Runberg Lane 78753 = Take Capital Metro Transit Bus Route 10 Central: 1631 E. 2nd St. 78702 = Take Capital Metro Transit Bus Route 17 South: Dove Springs Integrated Care Clinic 5015 S. IH-35 Suite 200 = Take Capital Metro Bus Route 7
CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING 512-302-1000 www.cacaustin.org 2824 Real Street, 78722 Low –cost, long term psychotherapy with no session limit. Counseling for adolescents, children, and families, not in immediate crisis. Counseling offered in English and Spanish. Group therapy also provided. Fees are income based and range from $10 – $50 per session. Appointments are available 7 days a week
COMMUNITY CARE HEALTH CENTER 512-978-9015 www.communitycaretx.org 15 Austin locations Accept CHIP, Medicaid and most insurance plans and sliding scale. Offers an integrated behavioral health program. E-Merge is a collaborative program between CommUnityCare and Austin Travis County Integral Care. The E-Merge program brings behavioral health care services into the primary health care clinics. The goal of the program is to help patients achieve both improved physical and mental health by addressing these needs together. Counseling offered in English & Spanish.
LONE STAR CIRCLE OF CARE 1-877-800-5722 www.lscctx.org 1221 W. Ben White, B 200 78704 1111 Research Blvd. 310 78759 + 3 other Austin locations. Call for assistance Accepts CHIP, Medicaid, and Uninsured as well as insured. Offers sliding scale. Provides therapy in all areas in both English and Spanish. Under LSCC’s integrated behavioral health model, medical and mental health providers collaborate to address the complete and frequently overlapping needs of the patient.
JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES 512-250-1043 www.shalomaustin.org 7300 Hart Lane 78731 Counseling, support groups, psychotherapy, case management and parenting seminars are offered to the Jewish community and wider Austin Community. Accepts most insurance plans and sliding scale.
SAFEALLIANCE (formerly SafePlace) 512-267-7233 Call for appointment or location. www.safeplace.org Provides crisis intervention, prevention and counseling support to children and adult survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Support offered in English & Spanish.
CAROUSEL PEDIATRICS 512-744-6000 4 Locations: N. Lamar Springdale Riverside Southbrook www.carouselhealth.com Provides behavioral health care for both child and their family. Psychiatric, services, Medicine checks and ADHD assessments. Accepts Medicaid and most insurance plans.
Communities in Schools
Kealing is fortunate to be one of the 39 campuses in Austin ISD to have Communities in Schools (CIS) on our campus. CIS is a supportive services and enrichment program for students at Kealing Middle School. Located in room 214A, CIS provides individual and group counseling around issues such as trauma, anger, depression, relationship issues and social skills. Through the AmeriCorps program CIS is able to provide intensive mentoring services as well. CIS also partners with Lifeworks, Safeplace and Girls Empowerment Network to bring in additional group counseling resources. CIS can also help with basic needs assistance such as school supplies and community resource referrals. To receive support from CIS, student are generally referred by a school staff member. They do have a limit to the amount of students they are able to serve. If you are wondering if your student would be a good candidate for CIS, please contact Amber Hill at 512-841-1180 for more information. or your grade level counselor.
Parent Support Specialist
The guidance department works closely with our parent support specialist Dee Gonzales. Ms. Gonzales is truly vital to our campus and serves in many roles. She coordinates parent workshops, facilitates leadership development and makes referrals to area resources for Kealing families. If family's are in need of essentials, like food and clothing, she helps get those necessities. She conducts outreach to families through phone calls and home visits. She also coordinates volunteers and mentors to assist our campus. Ms. Gonzales can also often be found translating at meetings for Spanish speaking parents.
If you feel like you need support from her, please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (512) 414-6700.
Licensed Mental Health Professional
Eboni Calbow is our LMHP. She is a licensed social worker that serves the McCallum Vertical Team which includes 11 campuses.