2015 Member Agencies
BETHANY HOUSE OF LAREDO, INC., (956) 722-4152, 819 Hidalgo St.
Our primary mission is to feed the hungry, the homeless, veterans, indigent, elderly, handicapped on site and delivered to homes and various children’s programs.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS, (956) 753-1516, 6510 Polaris Dr, Suite 2. The BBBS mentoring program matches at-risk children with caring volunteers who assist children to develop the assets they need to become successful, contributing adults.
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, SOUTH TEXAS COUNCIL, (956) 791-0154, Camp Huisache, Hwy. 59 Provides educational programs promoting youths’ ability to do things for themselves and others through character building, citizenship training, and personal, physical and spiritual development.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF LAREDO, (956) 723-5223, 500 Moctezuma St.
Stands at the forefront in providing a high caliber of educational and recreational activities for the youth of Laredo.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF LAREDO, (956) 765-9713, 6th & Kennedy
Daily after-school youth development program emphasizing social, recreational, academic enhancement, personal development skills to children so they can develop into productive, responsible citizens and leaders.
CASA DE MISERICORDIA, (956) 712-9591
The domestic violence shelter will assist victims of domestic violence reclaim their lives by offering comprehensive services, education and support in an abuse-free environment.
CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES OF LAREDO, INC., (956) 722-2443, 1919 Cedar
Meets the emergency needs of Laredo’s low income families, including homelessness, immigration, adoption and other services to actively prevent homelessness.
CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER OF LAREDO, (956) 712-1840, 111 N. Merida
The Center provides forensic interviews, counseling, medical referrals, social service referrals on-site and in a child friendly facility to prevent further child abuse.
COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS OF LAREDO, INC., (956) 791-2199, 2114 E. Saunders
The nation’s largest stay in school network working with the community building partnerships and helping kids succeed in school and life.
GATEWAY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC., (956) 795-8100, 1515 N. Pappas St.
Improves children’s dental health by expanding the provision of primary dental services as the most effective way to assure positive future dental health outcomes.
GIRL SCOUTS OF GREATER SOUTH TEXAS, (956) 723-7251, 701 Stone
Builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.
IMAGINARIUM OF SOUTH TEXAS, (956) 728-0404, Mall del Norte
Multiple inquiry based workshops for children in underperforming schools that offer opportunities for science investigations that focus on process skills to promote student success.
KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF LAREDO, (956) 723-8808
Provides assistance with transportation to local and out of town evaluations/transplants, one time basis medication, nutritional supplements, hardship emergencies, food and paper products.
LAREDO ANIMAL PROTECTIVE SOCIETY, (956) 724-8364, 2500 Gonzalez St.
Provides spay and neuter expense for pet owners. This helps lower over-population of dogs and cats that would otherwise be unwanted.
LAREDO CRIME STOPPERS, INC., (956) 727-8477 TIPS Hotline, (800) 558-8477; 724-1876, Admin., 1200 Washington St.
Program enables informed citizens to take leadership roles in assisting law enforcement agencies by anonymously reporting criminal activities, making callers eligible for a cash reward.
LAREDO HSDA HIV/AIDS SERVICES CONSORTIA, (956) 796-9335, 1115 Chihuahua St B
Provides services to individuals with HIV/AIDS through various programs that enhance the quality of life. Provides education to the community for early detection, prevention and treatment.
LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA-LAREDO, (956) 724-5207, Bldg. P-10, Laredo Community College, West End Washington St.
Our mission is to reach adults whose literacy skills need upgrading and to provide trained volunteer tutors who can teach reading and writing skills.
PILLAR (People with Ideas of Love, Liberty, Acceptance and Respect), (956) 723-7457, 1502 Laredo St.
Our mission is to help reduce the incidence victimization, discrimination, stigma and suicide among youth.
RUTHE B. COWL REHABILITATION CENTER, (956) 722-2431, 1220 Malinche Ave.
Outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy for children and adults; social services, transportation, diagnostic clinics in orthopedic, neurological, cleft-palate, spinal defects, amputation, orthotics.
SACRED HEART CHILDREN’S HOME, (956) 723-3343, 3310 So. Zapata Hwy.
Our main purpose is to provide a home for children who for some justified reason cannot stay at their family home.
SCAN (SERVING CHILDREN & ADULTS IN NEED, INC.), (956) 724-5111, 2347 E. Saunders St.
Provides a comprehensive program to serve abused, victimized, homeless, substance abusing and at-risk children and their families.
SOUTH TEXAS FOOD BANK, INC., (956) 726-3120, 1907 Freight St.
Works with other non-profit organizations to provide food assistance to families. Has ten after school feeding sites. Has elderly food program. Offers food stamp assistance.
THE SALVATION ARMY, (956) 723-2349, 408 Matamoros
Provides comprehensive emergency service to families and individuals including assistance with food, clothing, shelter, counseling and aid to victims of natural disasters.