Community Resources

Community Resources

Serving Smith, Van Zandt, and Wood Counties

Ensuring individuals find help in times of need

2-1-1 East Texas Help Line

The number to call when you don’t know who to call.

2-1-1 East Texas is a free, anonymous, information and referral service that is available to anyone, 7 days per week, 24 hours each day. The service helps to connect people with critical social services and charitable programs that are available in the local community. You can simply dial 2-1-1 from any phone. Trained and certified Community Resource Specialists assist every caller in assessing his/her need and providing referrals to available local charitable, nonprofit, and governmental agencies.  Call 2-1-1 or visit

Safe Riders Child Passenger Safety Program


Video Introduction to Autism for Young Non-autistic Audience

Alexander’s film gives an uplifting introduction to autism for young non-autistic audiences, aiming to raise awareness, understanding, and tolerance in future generations.  WATCH AMAZING THINGS HAPPEN – BY ALEXANDER AMELINES