Wellness and Support Resources
Find wellness and support resources available to our families, students and staff. #GISDCares #YouMatter
Use our guide to find community and district resources supporting all areas of your well-being:
- Emotional/Mental Health: Managing emotions and mental health
- Environmental: Social, natural and built environments
- Financial: Money management
- Intellectual: Education and learning
- Physical/Medical: Caring for your body
- Social: Connecting you to your community
- Spiritual: Finding purpose, value and meaning in life
- Vocational/Occupational: Work and career
Resources can be filtered by location, audience, support area and category.
5 Loaves Food Pantry
5 Loaves is a faith organization that runs a food pantry and diaper bank along with other outreach initiatives.
Adapt Community Solutions
Adapt Community Solutions provides mental illness help as well as a 24/7 crisis hotline and mobile crisis services.
Addicare Group of Texas
Find counselors in Garland that offer reasonable rates.
Agape Clinic strives to provide quality health care services unconditionally to underserved people.
AgriLife Extension Family and Community Health
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s Family and Community Health (FCH) unit helps Texans better their lives through science-based educational programs designed to improve the overall health and wellness of individuals, families, and communities.
Al-Anon Family Support Groups
Al-Anon members are people, just like you, who are worried about someone with a drinking problem.
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere.
The Alzheimer's Association Dallas & Northeast Texas Chapter provides support, education, training and other resources to increase knowledge and to support those facing Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research.
Arlington Life Shelter
Arlington Life Shelter is committed to assisting individuals and families impacted by homelessness in North Texas create a path to self-sufficiency.
Aunt Bertha's Social Care Network
Aunt Bertha’s network connects people seeking help and verified social care providers that serve them. Search for free or reduced-cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more by zip code. Please see the Social Care Network website to enter your zip code and connect to services in your area.
Austin Street Center
Austin Street Center provides safe shelter and meets the basic needs of the most vulnerable homeless.
BasePoint Academy offers curriculum and counseling focused on teens and the challenges they face in mental health and substance use.
Breath Ball is an application that leads users through deep breathing exercises for stress and anxiety relief.
CARE’s mission is to provide education and raise awareness about substance use disorders and to serve as a resource for individuals and families struggling with addiction with a primary focus in the Park Cities and North Dallas.
Catholic Charities provides food and shelter support.
Catholic Charities- Immigration Services
Catholic Charities- Immigration Services provides free, legal immigration services to eligible clients.
Centers for Survivors of Torture
Centers for Survivors of Torture provides rehabilitative services to survivors of politically motivated torture and refugees.
Centro de Mi Salud
Behavioral Healthcare, including Psychiatric Care, Mental Health Care and Counseling.