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Information & Referral

Resources about a variety of topics related to health and wellness, financial security and connection to community.

Phone: (855) 706-9275

Addiction affects all communities.  Making the decision to find a detox center or drug or alcohol rehab is the first step toward a new, healthy life. The Addiction Center can help you get all the answers to your questions and help rehab work for you.  This site also contains recent, pertinent information about substance abuse in Amarillo and it's effects on our community. 

Phone: (202) 401-4634

An advocacy group for the aging and disabled, the Administration for Community Living was created around the fundamental principle that older adults and people of all ages with disabilities should be able to live where they choose, with the people they choose, and with the ability to participate fully in their communities.

Phone: (800) 735-2989 

The Age and Disability Resource Center is a State of Texas, Health and Human Services website designed to streamline public access to long-term services and care programs.

This relevant site offers articles on technology options for the tech savvy Active Adult along with information on new trends and market research. 

Phone: (844) 244-3171

A free 24-hour addiction hotline for those seeking advice/free hotline counseling and want to know where to get help for alcohol abuse.

Phone: (888)-660-0310

Alcohol Rehab Guide aims to educate people on the dangers of alcohol addiction and guide them or their loved one into a treatment program with the ultimate goal of attaining long-term sobriety.  The ARG team is made up of individuals who have personal experience with alcohol addiction and understand the importance of delivering top-notch resources and information via a wide variety of mediums. 

Phone: (202) 293-2856

The Alliance for Aging Research is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the pace of scientific discoveries and their application to vastly improve the universal human experience of aging and health.

5410 Bell, Suite 411, Amarillo TX 79109

Phone: (806) 414-4402

National Hotline: 1-800-272-3900

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

1000 S Polk St, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 373-7800

The Amarillo Chamber of Commerce was established in 1926 to be the leader for the improvement of the economy of Amarillo.  The Mission of the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce is to enhance business and industry growth while preserving a high quality of life.

7200 I-40 Frontage Rd, Amarillo TX 79106

Phone: (806) 326-1000

AISD Student and Family Advocates work closely with Texas Panhandle Centers and other community partners to provide resources and referrals to students and their families within the District. Resources and referrals could include Texas Panhandle Center, The STAR Program, Family Support Services, NWTHS Pavilion, and many others to help AISD scholars get needed help.

200 SE 3rd Ave, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 378-9452

The Crime Prevention Unit provides information for and about the Amarillo Police Department to the news media and to the public, an important part of the police department's overall response to crime in the community.  In addition, a CPU officer will be glad to visit your home or business to provide helpful information to make your location safer and more secure.

1220 Polk, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 374-5500

Amarillo Senior Citizens Association (ASCA) serves as a focal point for the delivery of services to older adults. Activities and a noon meal are offered Monday-Friday and activities alone are available each Saturday.  Members and visitors alike enjoy dominoes, cards, pool and table tennis, just to name a few. 

3413 61st St, Lubbock TX 79413

Phone: (806) 441-3955

Quarterly magazine written by, published for and dedicated to the Active Adults in the Amarillo Area.  Fully accessible online. 

Phone: (866) 227-7443

AARP Texas is leading a revolution in the way people view and live life after 50. We offer news and information, research and events that matter to you.

3915 Bell Street, Amarillo TX 79109

Phone: (806) 353-4306

National Hotline: 1-800-227-2345

The American Cancer Society's local resources, programs and events designed to help those affected by cancer in West Texas. 

8008 Slide Road, Suite 12A, Lubbock TX 79424

Phone: (806) 794-0691

Connect families, visits children and teens who are newly diagnosed, provides people with the latest knowledge to help them most effectively manage diabetes and much more!

415 SW 8th Avenue, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 372-3381

The Area Agency on Aging provides the planning, coordination and implementation of many services. Eligible participants can take advantage of such programs as congregate and home delivered meals, adult day care, transportation, minor home repairs/modifications, homemaker services, personal care assistance, and legal assistance/representation. Information and assistance, benefits counseling and long-term care ombudsman are also provided.

600 S. Tyler, Suite 1330, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 379-6222

BBB helps people find businesses, brands, and charities they can trust. BBB Amarillo serves the twenty-six counties of the Texas panhandle.

6709 Woodward, Amarillo TX 79106

Phone: (806) 354-2288

CareNet helps women facing an unplanned pregnancy understand all options while assisting with each specific situation. The heart of the organization is to support women and families in difficult circumstances, allowing the opportunity to make a positive choice for themselves and their baby.

112 W. 8th Avenue, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 373-2272

The mission of Texas CASA is to support local CASA volunteer advocacy programs and to advocate for effective public policy for children in the child protection system.

301 S. Polk, Suite 740, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 337-1700

Developing and supporting the area's provision of health services and health science programs in communities in the Texas Panhandle.

7500 Wallace Blvd., Amarillo TX 79124

Phone: (806) 358-4563

Coffee Memorial Blood Center is dedicated to providing life-saving blood products and transfusion services to patients throughout the High Plains Region.

P.O. Box 30309, Amarillo TX 79120

Phone: (806) 670-5390

CORD CARE Transportation has programs available that will provide trips for Senior Citizens and Disabled Clients at low cost or free. They offer door to door services, wheelchair accessible vehicles and multi-passenger vans for large groups.

5 Medical Drive, Amarillo TX 79106

Phone: (806) 352-4110

Daybreak Community Services currently serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout Texas, ensuring each individual has as many choices as possible available for personalized care. Services are provided through intermediate care facilities and home- and community- based services.

3521 SW 15th Avenue, Amarillo TX 79102

Phone: (806) 358-6211

Texas Abuse Hotline: 1-800-252-5400

APS investigates abuse, neglect and the exploitation of adults who are elderly or have disabilities. Victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation may get short-term help with shelter, home repairs, food, transportation, managing money, medical care, home healthcare services and mental health services.

Phone: (806) 420-3068

Crisis Hotline: (800) 273-8255

Web-based resource offering local database for support groups, educational resources and local treatment options for individuals impacted by bi-polar depression. 

600 S. Tyler, Suite 1308, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 352-5426

The Epilepsy Foundation Texas’ goals include ensuring access to specialized medical care for children and adults most in need, providing experiences to enrich the lives of individuals and families living with epilepsy, and delivering easy access to reliable information, resources and support services. 

1001 S. Polk, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 342-2500

Family Support Services of Amarillo provides a wide variety of services to meet the diverse needs of the community, regardless of their ability to pay. These services include crisis and emergency housing services for victims of family violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking, individual and family counseling services, prevention services, and a wide variety of services for Veterans, their families, and surviving spouses.

Phone: 211

This Health and Human Services website contains information about a wide variety of state government agency.  Access to this information is also available by dialing 211.

Phone: (888) 557-7177

Web-based resource offering research, advocacy, and patient support for those with or affected by Leukemia and Lymphoma.

Phone: (806) 798-5568

The Life Gift website provides information about the need for organ donation, the donation process, and the Donate Life Texas Registry.

Phone: (806) 373-0648

Lions Club volunteers collect used eyeglasses and deliver them to regional Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centers.  There, volunteers clean, sort by prescription strength and package the glasses for people in need.  Log onto this website to learn more and also find out how to receive a pair of glasses. 

3610 22nd, Suite 301, Lubbock TX 79410

Phone: (806) 725-0946

Local chapter offering support, resources, and education for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Phone: (432) 570-4970

This website offers patient support and information about research for muscular dystrophy patients and their caregivers.

Phone: (617) 452-8010

Consumer advocacy group providing research assistance to consumer attorneys, writing manuals on law, and working with lawmakers to adopt laws and regulations which benefit and protect consumers, some of which advocate for low income and other disadvantaged adults.

1501 SW 10th, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 372-1050

PASO is a full service community based organization with a case management system which provides referrals to doctors, dentists and optometrists, therapeutic counseling, transportation, housing assistance, and support groups.

1300 Wallace Blvd., Amarillo TX 79106

Phone: (806) 359-1506

Works to bring events and activities to deaf people in Amarillo and the Texas Panhandle.

417 SW 10th Ave, Amarillo TX 79101

Phone: (806) 374-1400

Panhandle Independent Living Center is a private, non-profit, nonresidential organization, managed and operated by and for people with disabilities. Our purpose is to assist people, of all ages, to gain effective control and direction of their own lives through life skills training, peer counseling, advocacy and information and referral services.

12 Medical Drive, Amarillo TX 79106

Phone: (806) 356-0404

Professional Addiction Specialty Services (PASS) provides comprehensive assessments and outpatient treatment to individuals struggling with their drug and/or alcohol use.

P.O. Box 2024, Amarillo TX 79105

Phone: (806) 340-5377

Local senior resource providing grocery delivery services, transportation, elder abuse awareness, community education, professional development and assists with access to care.

Phone: 920-666-1959 

Senior Planet is a distinctive, diverse collection of people aged 60 and older who are busy changing the way we age by embracing opportunities to reshape our lives, connect with and help one another, and change the world for the better —all while learning, growing, and having fun!  The Senior Planet site offers daily online free activities including exercise, crafts, games and technology instruction.

3301 SE 10th, Amarillo TX 79104

Phone: (806) 373-0713

Texas AgriLife Extension Service is a unique education agency, teaching Texans, where they live, providing them with research-based knowledge to benefit their families and communities.  The online bookstore offers educational information and resources related to many areas of expertise from agriculture to wellness for families and youth.

Phone: (800) 621-0508

The Texas Department of Insurance mission is to protect insurance consumers by regulating the insurance industry fairly and diligently, promoting a stable and competitive market and to make insurance easier to understand by providing information on all types of insurance. 

1300 S Coulter, Amarillo TX 79106

Phone: (806) 414-9406

Emergency: (800) 222-1222

The Texas Poison Center provides information to citizens who suspect they have been exposed to toxic substances, or may have had adverse reactions to food, plants, or insect stings.

The Texas Silver-Haired Legislature is a nonpartisan legislature dedicated to promoting good government for all Texans by directly involving Senior Citizens.

Phone: (734) 665-1126

TCSG's mission is to help society adapt to the dramatic increase in the numbers of old and very old, and to insure that older persons at all socio-economic and health levels are able to meet their needs and use their talents and abilities in a changing society. 

P.O. Box 20783, Amarillo TX 79114

Phone: (806) 670-1568

The Panhandle Down syndrome Guild increases public awareness about Down syndrome, to assist families in addressing the needs of children born with this genetic condition, to sponsor community events and to improve the lives of those persons in the Panhandle whose lives are affected by Down Syndrome.

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