Mental Health Resources


(Link to National Alliance on Mental Illness Austin)

NAMI tips.pdf

Counseling Resources

AIDS Services of Austin, Inc.

(512) 458-2437

Provides one-on-one counseling and support for adults who engage in high-risk sexual and/or drug-using behaviors that can transmit HIV. Counselors work with clients to create an individualized risk reduction plan that promotes overall health, including lowering the risk of HIV transmission.

Austin Child Guidance Center

(512) 451-2242

810 W. 45th St., Austin, TX 78751

Staffed by professionals of many disciplines to treat and evaluate children with emotional and behavioral problems, victims of crime, or abused and neglected. Offers psychological testing, parenting classes, parent and child therapy groups, and individual therapy for ages 1-17. Sliding fee scale. Hours of service, Monday - Thursday, 8 AM - 8 PM, Friday 8 AM - 6 PM.

Walk-in mental health therapy for children, up to age 17, and their family members, is available Fridays from 2 PM - 4 PM Sessions are 50 minutes. Availability of therapists is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Austin – Travis County Integral Care (MHMR)

(512) 472-4357 (HELP): 24/7 Crisis Hotline

(512) 447-4141

Robert T. Chapa Administration Building

Office Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM

1430 Collier St., Austin, TX 78704

Provides crisis intervention, psychiatric evaluation, medication checks and counseling for Travis County. Office Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM Monday - Friday

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services

(512) 255-1720

(844) 309-6385 (Intake)

24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 1-800-841-1255

1009 N. Georgetown St., Round Rock, TX 78664

Psychiatric evaluation, medication checks, crisis intervention work in mental health emergencies, including suicides for Williamson County residents. Group and/or individual counseling services provided.

Capital Area Counseling

(512) 302-1000

2824 Real Street Austin, TX 78722-1715

Provides low-cost, no-session-limit counseling for individuals, couples, families, and children.

Capital Area Psychological Association

(512) 451-4983

PO Box 1448 Cedar Park, TX 78652

Provides a professional association of psychologists. Offers free referrals to psychologists by phone and through an online database. Referrals are based on criteria, such as the psychologist’s specialty, technique/approach, ages served, languages spoken, location of practice, and whether or not Medicare or Medicaid is accepted.

Hope Alliance

(512) 255-1212 or Toll free: (800) 460-7233

211 Commerce Blvd., Suite 103, Round Rock, Texas 78664: Counsels victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. 24 hr crisis hotline, crisis counseling, emergency shelter, support groups, legal advocacy, transitional housing program. Services are free and confidential.


(512) 735-2400

Provides individual, family, and group counseling at sliding scale rates. Must call Austin office to schedule an appointment. Various locations in Williamson and Travis County.

Lone Star Circle of Care

(877) 800-5722 (Behavioral Health & Psychiatry)

2120 N. Mays Suite 430, Round Rock, TX 78664-2166


Provides psychiatric and counseling services. Serves adults, children and adolescents residing in Williamson County; priority given to patients with low income and/or patients who are uninsured/underinsured. Offers sliding fee scale for income-eligible uninsured patients; accepts Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, Williamson County and Cities Indigent Program, private insurance, self-pay.

Austin Grief and Loss (formerly My Healing Place)

(512) 472-7878

2413 Greenlawn Pkwy, Austin, TX 78757

Works with families who have experienced grief/trauma due to the death of a loved one from illness, accident, suicide, or violence; or have experienced loss due to separation. Offers grief and loss support groups, individual, family and couples therapy, therapy groups, school groups, and training.

Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES)

(512) 472-4357 (HELP)

56 East Avenue, Austin, TX 78701

Formerly known as CAPE operated by Travis County MHMR. Provides 24-hour emergency psychiatric services for adults and children in a mental health crisis. Provides a 24-hour confidential hotline for anyone in crisis needing to talk with a licensed counselor. Services include crisis intervention, individual crisis counseling, crisis rehabilitative skills training, and screening and referrals to appropriate community services. Available to Travis Co. residents. Medicaid and Medicare accepted for in-person services; offers sliding scale for income eligible. Directory of Services


(512) 267-7233 or (512) 927-9616

1515 A Grove Blvd., Austin, TX 78741

Provides counseling and support groups for adult and child survivors of domestic violence, rape or sexual abuse and their loved one's (family/friends). Provides court accompaniment to help client get protective order or testify in assault case. Offers advocacy and resources to help survivors leave a violent home. Website features links to various resources and online bookstore.

The Samaritan Center for Counseling & Pastoral Care

(512) 451-7337 (Austin Office)

(512) 931-0101 (Georgetown Office)

Staffed by professionals with a variety of counseling degrees. Offers both clinical (secular) counseling and assistance with spiritual/religious concerns that might come up in a counseling situation. Has modified sliding fee scale. Files insurance claims for Medicare and Medicaid. Locations also available in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Georgetown. Appointments are available after 5 p.m. and on Saturdays.


1300 N. Mays, Round Rock, TX 78664

(512) 388-8290

Provides short-term individual, family, and group counseling under a solution-focused, skills-based format for at-risk youth, ages 7-17, who are involved in family conflict, or have issues with running away, truancy, or delinquency. Serves Williamson County.

The Texas State University Counseling Practicum Clinic

(512) 716-4250 (Dr. Tracy Calley)

Round Rock Higher Education Center

1555 University Blvd., Round Rock, TX 78664

The clinic is a fully equipped teaching facility providing supervised clinical experience for advanced master’s degree-seeking counseling students and vital, affordable mental health services to the community on a sliding scale fee. The clinic is open to individual adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families; both traditional and non-traditional.

Williamson County Children’s Advocacy Center

(512) 943-3701

Full-Time child and family therapist who provides free counseling services to child victims, child witnesses of abuse, and non-offending family members. Children and teens who have been interviewed at the WCCAC are eligible for counseling through our on-site counseling program, or if they have access to insurance, through our network of therapists from various cities within Williamson County.


(512) 326-1222

2015 S. IH35 #110, Austin, TX 78741

Provides short-term counseling for women, couples, and families. Offers after-school programs for girls and summer camps are available for girls. Sliding scale fees.

Footprints- Children’s Grief Ministry



Serves children ages 6-18 dealing with grief due to loss of a loved one, trauma, or divorce, in a faith based group environment.