KERRKIND, the Kerr County Inter-agency Directory, is a listing of important support, emergency, resource, and hand up agencies, non-profits and organizations serving the Kerr County and surrounding areas communities.
Emergency & Crisis
Other Emergency Services
Children & Youth
Christian Missionary Work
Counseling & Guidance
Drug Prevention (Substance Use/Prevention)
Education & Training
Eldercare & Senior Assistance
Food Assistance & Gardening
Health & Medical Assistance
Legal Assistance & Investigation Service
Mental & Behavioral Health
Referral & Coordination of Services & Government Liaison
Utilities & Other Financial Assistance
BCFS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, KERRVILLE
To provide youth transitioning out of foster care, and other at-risk youth and young adults (ages 13-25), case management, training, and mentoring. To provide parenting classes and support groups to families of children ages 3-17. To provide training and assistance with finding and maintaining employment. To provide affordable housing with transitional living support. We also provide a computer lab with internet access. All services are free.
Ages served: 13-25
ADDRESS: 1127 East Main, Kerrville, TX 78028
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
PHONE: 830-896-0993 ext. 3439; 830-928-1597 (cell)
CONTACT: Kamaria Woods, Director of Community Based Services
CHRISTIAN MEN’S JOB CORPS
To provide training in life skills, job skills, basic computer knowledge, financial instruction, and in-depth Bible studies.
Eligibility: Age and education
ADDRESS: 301 Junction Highway, Kerrville, TX 78028
PHONE: 830-257-3545; 830-377-1881 (cell)
CONTACT: Tom Jones, Director
CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S JOB CORPS
To provide instruction in character development, life skills, job skills through our women at work program, resume preparation, interview skills, money management, computer skills, healthy relationships, personal recovery, Bible study, anger management, and counseling.
Eligibility: Women 18 years of age and older
ADDRESS: 1140 Broadway, Kerrville, TX 78028
HOURS: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
CONTACT: Edna Vandiver, Director
MAGDALENE HOUSE KERRVILLE—MERCY GATE MINISTRIES 501c3
To transform women’s lives by providing a path that leads to healing and recovery, education and employment, acceptance without judgment, and love sustained by hope. Magdalene House Kerrville is a 1-year residential program for women coming out of trafficking, sexual abuse, prostitution and addiction. Magdalene House is under the direction of Mercy Gate Ministries and is state approved for those coming out of prison and are on parole or probation
ADDRESS: 3170 Junction Highway, Ste. 3, Kerrville, TX 78028
PHONE: 830-367-3480 (office)
CONTACT: Chae Spencer
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF ASSISTIVE & REHABILITATION SERVICE
To assist people with disabilities prepare for, find and keep a job by providing counseling, training, medical treatment, assistive devices, job placement assistance, and other services through the Vocational Rehabilitation program.
Eligibility: Presence of physical or mental disability that results in substantial impediment to employment
ADDRESS: 819 Water Street #230, Kerrville, TX 78028
HOURS: Monday-Friday; 8:00 am-5:00 pm
PHONE: 800-845-3916 OR 830-257-7556
CONTACTS: Susan Kaiser, Counselor; Anna Mendoza; Susan Reed; Brenda Jimenez
TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION-ALAMO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT-WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS
To provide information about programs that may fund training for eligible individuals, about how to overcome some of the life challenges that may affect their ability to work, and about child care financial help and other dependent-care options. Help is provided for finding local transportation options, food and housing assistance, and other community services. Workforce Solutions serves Bandera, Kerr, Kendall, and Gillespie counties.
Ages served: Adults of work age
ADDRESS: 1700 N. Sidney Baker Street, Suite 500, Kerrville, TX 78028
PHONE: 830-257-3171 Ext. 2815
CONTACT: Randy Plummer
TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION – VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES
To provide vocational rehabilitation (VR) services to people with disabilities to help them prepare for, find, keep and advance in competitive integrated employment. Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services (TWS-VRS) delivers these services in Texas. You may be eligible for services, depending upon how your disability interferes with work. TWS-VRS counselors will work with you to ensure that you have the opportunity to make informed choices when you select an employment goal, services and service providers that will help you reach your goal. Services might include: addressing the impediments to employment or disabilities, treatment of the impediments/disabilities, job search assistance, vocational training, career exploration, or job placement services.
Eligibility: Does the individual have a disability or impediment to employment/school? The individual must also have current work authorization documents showing they are able to legally work in the United States.
Texas Workforce Solutions Center
ADDRESS: 1700 Sidney Baker, Suite 500, Kerrville, Texas 78028 (We are tele-working until December 2020, so please use phone numbers.)
HOURS: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (Available by phone when tele-working)
PHONE: 830-257-3171 ext. 2828 (Amanda); 830-257-3171 ext. 2829 (April)
830-257-3171 ext. 2827 (Emily)
CONTACT: Amanda Calderon, M.A., LPC, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
April Garcia, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Emily Niu, RA, Rehabilitation Assistant
EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org (Amanda Calderon)
email@example.com (April Garcia)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Emily Niu)
To assist, at a basic level, individuals looking for new employment, provide help creating a resume and completing an application. Aid is given to employers looking to recruit individuals for new and existing positions. For qualifying customers who are suitable, training assistance is provided in the areas that are considered in demand (such as LVN, paralegal, truck driving, and many others.
Eligibility: Center is open to everyone seeking employment. For training services—2 different ways one can qualify—one is through income levels and the other is through UI eligibility and in both cases the person must be 18 years old or older.
ADDRESS: 1700 Sidney Baker, Suite 500, Kerrville, Texas 78028
HOURS: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, closed on holidays
CONTACT: Jennifer Johnson