American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – saves lives and brings hope to those affected by suicide.
www.afsp.org/centraltexas, (512) 905-1827
Austin Family Institute – provides thoughtful and focused affordable therapy while increasing mental health care access to those in need. They aim to increase access to mental health care for those who would otherwise be unable to afford it and provide direct services to clients individually, couple, and/or family therapy. Their therapists are qualified to address the following, but not limited to: depression, anxiety, relationship concerns, behavioral issues, violence to self and/or others, and trauma.
www.austinfamilyinstitute.org, (512) 329-6611
Capital Area Counseling – CAC provides low-cost, no-session-limit psychotherapy for adults, children, couples, and families. Their income-based fees allow access to a private and personalized experience without the restriction of session limits – the length of service is solely determined by you and your therapist, therefore sessions can continue for as long as it makes sense to work together.
http://www.cacaustin.org, (512) 302-1000
Catholic Charities Central Texas – is dedicated to helping people of all ages, faiths, ethnic backgrounds and economic circumstances. Among other services, they provide high quality mental health services for children, adults, couples and families to help with life’s challenges. Services are offered on a sliding scale fee structures.
www.ccctx.org, (512) 651-6100
Gifts From Jada Foundation, Inc – strives to ensure that all who come to them receive the necessary counseling services, financial support, and other resources needed at no cost.
Hospice Austin – As the first hospice in Central Texas, Hospice Austin was established more than 30 years ago by a group of doctors and concerned citizens for the sole purpose of serving families. Since then, they have provided end-of-life care to any person who needs it, regardless of the complexity of the illness, cost of care, or a patient’s ability to pay. Hospice Austin also offers grief counseling, free relationship specific support groups, and events to support anybody in the community who is grieving.
www.hospiceaustin.org, (512) 342-4700
LifeWorks Austin Counseling Division – provides support for individuals and families who are struggling with issues such as family conflict, abuse, trauma, anxiety, depression, and the stress of everyday life. LifeWorks is one of the largest providers of affordable/free mental health counseling in our community.
www.lifeworksaustin.org/counseling/#, (512) 735-2100
The Austin Center for Grief and Loss – is a non-profit organization focused on grief and trauma with the mission to assist children and adults as they move from loss to life, transforming their grief through therapy, support, education, training and consultation. They strive to help anyone in need of hope and healing. For those in need they offer a sliding fee scale and a care assistance program when funds are available.
www.austingrief.org, (512) 472-7878
New Life Institute – their mission is to offer accessible, affordable and professional counseling services to those in emotional or spiritual need regardless of ability to pay. Their goal is to help each person transition from a place of difficulty to one of strength and emotional health.
www.newlifetexas.org, (512) 469-9447
Waterloo Counseling Service – their mission is to strengthen the mental health and well-being of Central Texas individuals, couples and families through effective and affordable counseling with an expertise in gender, sexual and cultural diversity. Waterloo welcomes everyone and has an expertise in serving the LGBTQ community, people living with HIV/AIDS, Spanish speakers and people with low income.
www.waterloocounseling.org, (512) 444-9922
Wonders & Worries – provides free, professional support for children 2-18 throughout a parent's serious illness. Through individual and group therapy sessions, kids and teens learn about illness and build coping and communication skills.
www.wondersandworries.org, (512) 329-5757