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Texas

Resource Guide

WELCOME TO THE TEXAS RESOURCE PAGE FOR PSI. We are glad you found us. This page lists the PSI Support Coordinators and other area resources such as groups, telephone support, and reliable services that are available for no charge. We also list local events, trainings, and volunteer opportunities.

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PSI COORDINATOR: PSI Coordinators are volunteers who offer caring and informed support and resources to moms and their families. They also provide information and resources for area providers who are caring for pregnant and postpartum families. Please don’t hesitate to contact us; we want to hear from you.

TEXAS PSI SUPPORT COORDINATORS

Kimberly Thompson
Northern Texas: including Greater Lubbock Area
931-603-9636 Kimberly only checks phone messages M-F. 
lubbockpsi@gmail.com

Beth Thomas
Austin Area
512-590-1853 TEXT OR CALL
beth.arthur@gmail.com

Kim Kertsburg

Dallas/Plano/Metroplex
214-300-5333 TEXT OR CALL
Kim@dallaspps.com

Bina Bird
Greater Ft. Worth Area
Tarrant, Johnson, Wise, Parker, Denton Counties
817-676-8858 TEXT OR CALL
bina@hasletcounseling.com

Kay Matthews
Greater Houston Area
832-919-6805 TEXT OR CALL
psihoustontexas@gmail.com
Website

Maria Zeitz
San Antonio Area
210-860-4702 TEXT OR CALL
If you don’t hear back from me within 24 hours, please call back
Mariazeitz59@gmail.com

Betty Avila
West Texas: Great El Paso Area
Spanish and English Speaking

(915) 996-2193 TEXT OR CALL
Bettygoca@hotmail.com

Elvia Avitia
Lower Rio Grande Valley: Hidalgo, Cameron, Starr, Willacy Counties
Spanish and English Speaking
956-462-0197 TEXT OR CALL
Edavitiapsi@gmail.com

Melissa Bentley
Statewide: Please contact Melissa if your area is not covered above.
512-920-3737 TEXT OR CALL
info@melissabentley.net


 

TEXAS EMERGENCY RESOURCE GUIDE

In an emergency: PSI is a volunteer organization devoted to providing social support and resources to women and their families. We will return your call or email as quickly as we can, but we can not provide an immediate response in an emergency. If you do need immediate assistance, please use one of the following resources now:

EMERGENCY: 911

SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

WILLIAMSON COUNTY CRISIS HOTLINE: 512-255-1212 or 1-800-460-7233

TRAVIS COUNTY CRISIS HOTLINE: 512-472-HELP


 

SUPPORT GROUPS

The following groups offer support at no charge for women who are at risk of or are experiencing distress such as isolation, depression, anxiety, fearful thoughts, insomnia, trauma, and other difficulties during pregnancy or postpartum. Support groups provide a safe and caring place for connection and recovery. Please call or email for more information.

The Red Tent
Dallas/Fort Worth
Location: Mid-Cities area
305 Miron Dr., Southlake, TX 76092
Time:
 First Saturday of every month   11 to 12:30
Our Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/RedTentDallasFtWorth/ 

My Red Tent
Providers in 15 states willing to donate one session to a woman struggling with mood or anxiety difficulties in the context of pregnancy loss, pregnancy, or the postpartum.
Our website is:  https://www.myredtent.org/providers.html

Wings For Wellness
Dallas/Plano
Mom-to-mom support group
FREE GROUP
The Nappy Shoppe in Plano
3253 Independence Pkwy, Plano, TX 75075
Shelley Shook 214.697.2677
www.wingsforwellness.org

Pregnant and Postpartum Groups
Bryan
Brazos Valley Council on Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Pregnant and Postpartum Intervention
405 W. 28th Street
Bryan, Texas 77803
Please contact Yasmin Brown, Program Manager.
Fee: None
Telephone: 979.823.3744
Email

Beyond Baby Blues Support Group
San Antonio
Methodist Healthcare System
Group meets twice a month and a PPD class is offered once a month.
Contact person: Maria Zeitz, LPC, MS.,RN
Fee: None
Telephone: 210-575-0355. (Methodist Healthcare Help line)

Postpartum Support for Moms
Austin
Thursdays 10am – 11:30 am (English and Spanish)
Free, no registration required. Babies 0-12 months welcome.
Located at
6207 Sheridan Ave.
Austin, Texas 78723
(512) 454-3743
Www.abcaus.org
Weekly, free open and ongoing drop in support group for new mothers and babies. Facilitated by Dr. Kelly Boyd

FREE!: Telephone Parent Help Line for new parents 512-334-4444

“Mamas for Mamas” Pregnant and postpartum Support Group
Austin
Monday Nights 6:30pm – 8:00pm
$5 Optional donation for room rental
Babies 0-12 months welcome
Location:
Austin Center for Therapy and Assessment
8103 Brodie Lane, Suite 1, Austin, TX 78745.
The group is free and babes in arms are welcome.
Call 512-920-3737 or email info@melissabentley.net for more information!

Brown Bag Lunch Mom’s Circle
Houston

Time: Every Wednesday, 12:00 pm to 1:00pm
Location:
Center For Postpartum Family Health
3418 Mercer, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77027
FEE: NONE
Park in back for easy stroller access
For more information contact
Email Website

Houston
Time: Every 2nd and 4Th Tuesday, 7:00 pm to 8:00pm
Location: Rebel Birth Education and Resource Haven
315 Main Street 
Spring Texas
FEE: NONE
Play area for Kiddos available if needed
And
Time: Every Wednesday, 12:00 pm to 1:00pm
Location: AMS resource Center
507 N. Sam Houston Parkway East Suite 210
Houston, TX 77060
FEE: NONE
Starlight Moms of San Antonio
Online Facebook Support Group

 

All of the following groups meet each week except on holidays and in bad weather. All of the groups meet at Texas Health Plano 6200 West Parker Road Plano, Texas 75093.

Postpartum Depression Support Group:
Meets Tuesdays 7:00pm-8:30pm in
Oh Baby Room, located on the 3rd floor of Tower B.

Mommy Mixers
Meets Friday’s in the Bluebonnet Room – Medical Office Building 2
Moms and Babies 6-12 months 11:00am-12:30pm, 0-6 months 12:45-2:15pm.

Toddler Time
Moms and Toddlers 1-2 years old.
Meets Thursday’s 10:30am-12:00pm in the
Community Conference Room: Located in Medical Office Building 2 (MOB 2).
For more information call
877-THR-WELL or
https://www.texashealth.org/classes-and-events

Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list a group here.


EDUCATION & EVENTS

Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list an event here.

UPDATES:

If you are aware of a perinatal resource for families that is not listed here, if a current listing needs updating, or if you would like to apply to be listed here, please contact the PSI Office.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

 If you are interested in volunteering, please contact psioffice@postpartum.net with any questions. 

Postpartum Support International.