I Need Help

Emergency – Call 911

Here is a list of organizations serving Nacogdoches area that might be able to help you, depending on your situation. Shangriladoches does not recommend any of these specifically, it’s just a list provided as a public service. Everything changes all the time, so please contact each group directly for more information and current requirements for eligibility for the services they offer. If your organization’s info needs to be corrected or removed, please let us know and we will update the list.

Emergency – Call 911

I’m homeless.
1902 Douglass Road
Nacogdoches TX 75964-3817
Office 936.569.7914
Fax 936.564.2976
Residents 936.569.0151
Email: godtel@minister.com

Police Department – not emergency – Nacogdoches City
312 W. Main Street

211 – free dialing code
Call this number to learn more about services available in the community.


New facility opening soon in Nacogdoches
Mental health, foster care, adoption, retirement, other services

CASA of Deep East Texas
Volunteer to be a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children

411 E. Hospital Street

Christian Women’s Job Corps
Job skills training for women

City of Nacogdoches – city government
202 East Pilar Street

Deep East Texas Council of Governments and Economic Development District409.384.5704

ESL Class – Free class for adults to learn English
LEAF – Learn English Among Friends
Redeemer Lutheran Church in Nacogdoches

Greater East Texas Community Action Program
Help with weatherization, energy bills, Head Start, GED prep, and more.

Habitat for Humanity
Help build your own home and learn the skills to take care of it, too.

Handwork that Helps
Baby blankets, mother’s bags, diaper covers, dolls, knit, crochet, sew, you name it, they do it, as they help people all over the world! Meets Friday mornings at First Baptist Church.

Love, Inc.
Love In The Name of Christ

Help with rent, utility payment, furniture, job training, other services.

Piecemakers Quilt Guild
Baby quilts and other gifts

Project Turn Around – GED prep classes

A GED-prep and literacy program targeting at risk youth and adults located at Nacogdoches Head Start campus. For more information call
Mr. John Malloy at 936-560-3169 or email at jmalloy@get-cap.org.

Sheriff – Nacogdoches County
2306 Douglass Road

TIFA – Texas Inmate Families Association
Lufkin/Nac Chapter of TIFA meets the second Tuesday of each month in the Christian Life Center at First Baptist Church. Park on the north side of the church and look for the TIFA sign. More info, call 936.634.2181 or 936.465.6565.