Postpartum Community Resources for San Antonio
LOCAL COUNSELING RESOURCES
The Postpartum Depression Center of San Antonio
210 490-4540 210 497-0800
Turning Point Associates
Dr. Javier Villanueva 210-849-1244
Our Lady of the Lake University
Community Counseling Service
*offers individual, couple or family counseling at a reasonable fee
Monday – Friday 9 to 5 , daily walk-in clinic
Holy Cross Center Family Health Pavilion
590 N. General McMullen, Suite 3
San Antonio, Tx. 78228
Avalon Social Services
Provides counseling services for mental health and emotional issues. Accepts traditional Medicaid.
3707 N. St. Mary’s
San Antonio, Tx.78212
Jewish Family and Children’s Services
Offers individual, family and group therapy. Their goal is to make services affordable and accessible to all.
http://www.jfs-sa.org 210 302-6920
12500 NW Military Hwy
Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health
Offers full range of counseling services. Fees are standard but may be subsidized for those unable to pay.
8310 Ewing Halsell
The Center for Health Care Services
24-hours crisis line: 210-223-7233 for Registration of Services
Non-emergency Help : 210-223-4061
“The Network of Care for Mental/Behavioral health is an online information portal for individuals, families and social service agencies concerned with community mental health services, substance use treatment programs and help for people with developmental disabilities”.
Parenting programs, counseling, financial and food aid, support for first time parents. Multiple services for families in need.
2-1-1 Texas is a free, confidential information and referral line answered by nationally certified specialists 24/7. These trained experts have access to the most comprehensive database of community-based organizations, government agencies and non-profits that exist in Texas. The number to call when you don’t know who to call.
PSI.org Postpartum Support International
The mission of PSI is to promote awareness, prevention and treatment of mental health issues related to childbearing. Extremely helpful site that contains information and resources.
Local PSI coordinator:
Texas State Coordinator: Maria Zeitz
Methodist Women’s Center offers a free monthly class, “Beyond the Baby Blues”.
Register by calling Maria Zeitz, 210 520-1646, cell 210-860-4702
Sbpep.org Postpartum Education for Parents
Postpartum Distress Support
Feeling overwhelmed? Not sure how to make it through the day? Postpartum Distress can be scary and frustrating to go through alone. We offer free and confidential 24 hours support. The first step to feeling better is asking for help.
Postpartumstress.com The Postpartum Stress Center
The PPSC was founded by Karen Kleimann who is one of the foremost expers in the area of prenatal and postpartum disorders. This site contains a wealth of very helpful book and websites.
Postpartumprogress.org Postpartum Progress
The mission of Postparutm Progress is to give new families a stronger start by increasing awareness of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and providing tools that connect them to support.
MEET UP/ FITNESS GROUPS/RESOURSES
Viva Doulas/Postpartum Doula Services
San Antonio Chapter of the Central Texas Doula Association. For a list of Postpartum doulas visit http://www.vivadoulas.org
San Antonio Natural Parenting http://www.sanantonionaturalparenting.com
Extensive source of community resources, groups, events and on line support
GET TOGETHER WITH OTHER NEW MOMS
Check out these web sites. There are chapters located all over San Antonio.
Search “new mom’s groups”: you will find every type of group for new moms: stay at home moms, moms new to San Antonio, etc.