Specialized Information and Referral

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    The structure of the services index and definitions of the terms contained herein were originally published in A Taxonomy of Human Services A Conceptual Framework with Standardized Terminology and Definitions for the Field by the Information and Referral Federation of Los Angeles County, Inc., PO Box 726, San Gabriel, CA 91778; Copyright 2004-2011. No part of this listing of human services terms and definitions may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electrical, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior written permission of the Information and Referral Federation of Los Angeles County, Inc.

    To obtain a copy of the Taxonomy contact the Information and Referral Federation of Los Angelesat: P.O. 726, San Gabriel, CA, 91778-0726. (626) 350-1841 Ext. 2518.

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    Taxonomy Code: TJ-3000.8000

    Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    AAA - Information, Referral and AssistanceProvides specialized information, referral and assistance in finding appropriate resources within the Area Agency on Aging or within the community.West CentralWest Central Texas Area Agency on AgingWest Central Texas Council of Governments
    ADRC - Information, Referral and AssistanceProvides information, referral, advocacy, and assistance for the disabled, adults ages 60 years and older, and veterans. Offers access to services and opportunities that support independence and individual choice.West CentralWest Central Texas Aging and Disability Resource Center - AbileneWest Central Texas Council of Governments
    Alzheimer's Association Referral ServicesProvides referral for resources such as adult day programs, assisted living facilities, long term care facilities, physicians, attorneys, in-home care services, etc.West CentralAlzheimer's Association - Abilene OfficeAlzheimer's Association - Abilene Office
    Alzheimer's Association Telephone HelplineResponds to questions concerning Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia and related caregiving issues. Also provides information about the disease, referrals to community resources, and support as a caring listener. Offers free informative brochures, referral lists for resources such as adult day programs, assisted living facilities, long term care facilities, physicians, attorneys, in-home care services, etc. West CentralAlzheimer's Association - Abilene OfficeAlzheimer's Association - Abilene Office
    Deaf and Hard of Hearing ServicesProvides assistance to people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Offers information on assistive technology and various ways deaf and hard of hearing can use the telephone. Demonstrates listening and alerting devices. Assists in accessing services from state and local government agencies and service organizations. Provides a certificate that verifies hearing loss for a tuition waiver at state-supported post-secondary schools in Texas. Workshops and seminars with a focus on independent living are also available.West CentralDisability in ActionDisability in Action
    Family Solutions ProgramProvides in-home supportive family preservation services, such as goal setting, life skills education, financial management education, and social skills education to those that are eligible. Offers advocacy and referrals to community agencies.West CentralMCH Family Outreach - MCH BranchMCH Family Outreach - Abilene
    Family Support CenterProvides support to active duty/activated reserve members, retirees, DoD civilians, and military families. Also offers assistance applying for a loan to meet immediate needs in an emergency situation for all joint services, and retired personnel and their eligible family members. Also provides crisis intervention, information and referral, spouse employment assistance, financial counseling, transition assistance for separating and retiring personnel, relocation assistance, personal and family readiness issues and family support during deployment, a school liaison officer to assist with school issues, volunteer coordination, and voting assistance for active duty members and their voting eligible family members. Offers assistance for dependents with special needs.West CentralAirman and Family Readiness CenterAirman and Family Readiness Center
    Family Support ServicesProvides services such as advocacy, go to school ARD with parents-all workers have children of their own with special needs, make appropriate community referrals, crisis intervention, assistance with transportation issues, help children find primary care physician and appropriate insurance, and resource library. Provides financial assistance to purchase necessary prescription drugs only for ages birth to 21, that are not on Medicaid. Performs home visits unless otherwise requested by parents.West CentralWest Texas Rehabilitation CenterWest Texas Rehabilitation Center
    Grandparents as Parents (GAP Program)Provides in-home family support for grandparents and other relative caregivers that have taken on the parental role. Gives support through goal setting, life skills education, financial management education, and social skills education to those that are eligible. Offers advocacy and referrals to community agencies.West CentralMCH Family Outreach - MCH BranchMCH Family Outreach - Abilene
    Information and ReferralProvides information about community resources and networks with agencies that provide services to people with disabilities.West CentralDisability in ActionDisability in Action
    Mental Health Information and ReferralAnswers questions on mental health and refers persons to mental health providers as needed.West CentralMental Health America of AbileneMental Health America of Abilene
    Outreach, Screening, Assessment, and Referral Program (OSAR) Help for Chemical Dependency ClientsOffers screenings and assessments, crisis intervention, motivational counseling, and referrals to treatment and/or recovery support services for adults and adolescents seeking substance misuse treatment or referrals to recovery support services. West CentralAbilene Recovery CouncilAbilene Recovery Council
    Peer Networking - AbileneOffers service members, veterans, and their families counseling, peer group, and one-on-one peer work. Also provides reintegration and referral assistance with help and support to and from veterans.West CentralMilitary Veterans Peer NetworkBetty Hardwick Center
    Peer Networking - BreckenridgeOffers service members, veterans, and their families counseling, peer group, and one-on-one peer work. Also provides reintegration and referral assistance with help and support to and from veterans.West CentralMilitary Veterans Peer NetworkBetty Hardwick Center
    Peer Networking - BrownwoodOffers service members, veterans, and their families counseling, peer group, and one-on-one peer work. Also provides reintegration and referral assistance with help and support to and from veterans.West CentralMilitary Veterans Peer Network - Brownwood ChapterCenter for Life Resources (CFLR)
    PHOENIX HouseProvides a clubhouse community center for adults living with mental illness. Provides a work-ordered day where members collaborate with trained staff for learning, and for utilizing their unique skills to maintain the organization and facility. Also provides opportunities for friendship, enjoyment, planning and preparing meals together, and for transitional and supported employment.West CentralPHOENIX HouseNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Abilene
    Recovery HouseProvides a transitional living facility focused on rehabilitation from drugs and alcohol. Offers housing and specialized referral to homeless veterans.West Central180 House, Inc.180 House, Inc.
    Taylor County WIC (Women's, Infants, and Children) ProgramOffers supplemental nutritious foods high in iron, calcium, protein, vitamin C, and vitamin A. Focuses on nutrition issues such as healthy foods during pregnancy and breastfeeding, introducing solid foods to infants, and providing nutritious meals and snacks for children. Offers breastfeeding education and support. Also offers referrals to other health and social service programs, such as prenatal and child health care and other food assistance programs.West CentralAbilene - Taylor County Public Health DistrictAbilene - Taylor County Public Health District

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