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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

TEXAS STATE COORDINATOR:  Ashley Juarez
Dallas Ft. Worth Area
Telephone: 682-229-1797
Email

TEXAS STATE COORDINATOR: Beth Thomas
Austin
Telephone: 512-590-1853
Email

TEXAS STATE COORDINATOR: Jacqueline Sim, MA, LMFT-A
Houston Area
Telephone: 832-819-5753
Email

TEXAS STATE COORDINATOR: LaShonta Edwards, BS Psychology
Spring Texas
Telephone: 832-510-0266
Email

TEXAS STATE COORDINATOR: MARISA PENA-ALFARO
HOUSTON AREA
Telephone: 713-270-8849 x234
Email

TEXAS STATE COORDINATOR: MARIA ZEITZ
SAN ANTONIO AREA
5433 Gary Cooper St.
San Antonio, TX 78240
Telephone: 210.860-4702
If you don’t hear back from me within 24 hours, please call back

TEXAS STATE COORDINATOR: EMILY GUILLERMO
El Paso and Horizon Area Coordinator
El Paso Pregnancy and Postpartum Support
Telephone: 559-802-2868
Email


 

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.

Wings4Moms
Tyler and surrounding East Texas communities
Email. Info@wings4moms.com
Website: wings4moms.com (coming soon)
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wings4Moms/351811925027100
Contact: Lindsey
Telephone: 903-805-2937

The Center for Postpartum Family Health
Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression and Anxiety Support Group
Houston
Evening Mom’s Circle: Every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Free of charge, babies and other family members welcome.
The Center for Postpartum Family Health
3418 Mercer, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77027
Come on over or call 713.561.3884
for more information! Visit our website 

El Paso Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Group
Contact: Emily G
Telephone: 559-802-2868
Email

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 the Joy PPD 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: 210.520.1646 or Cell: 210.860.4702

Postpartum Support for Moms
Austin
Thursdays 10am – 11:30 am (English and Spanish)
Free, no registration required. Babies 0-12 months welcome.
Located at Any Baby Can, 1121 E 7th St, Austin, TX
Fee: None
Telephone: 512.454-3743
FREE!: Telephone Parent Help Line for new parents 512-334-4444

Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression Support Group
Houston
Classroom 150 in the Education Dept
The Woman’s Hospital of Texas
7600 Fannin, Houston, TX 77054
Free for women, babies and support people
Mondays (except holidays) 12:30-1:30 pm
Fee: None
Telephone: 713.791.7404

The Center For Postpartum Family Health
Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression and Anxiety Support Group
Houston
Brown Bag Lunch Mom’s Circle
Time: Every Wednesday, 11:30 am 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

Wings For Wellness
Online Support
Email Email Website


 

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 PSI Executive Director Wendy Davis with any questions.