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Community Resources

Copperas Cove ISD

Housing and Community Resources

Emergency Shelters

Cove House Emergency Homeless Shelter, Inc.
108 East Halstead, Copperas Cove
Cove House Website -

The House of Refuge Women's Shelter
811-A Martin L. King Jr. Drive, Copperas Cove

Families In Crisis, Inc. Domestic Violence Shelter
P.O. Box 25/1305 E Rancier Avenue, Killeen
254-634-1184 or 1-888-799-SAFE

CTYS Option House (ages 3-17 only)
601 Parmer, Killeen
254-634-2085 or 1-800-421-TEEN

Our Lady of the Angels Maternity Shelter
613 South 9th Street. Temple
254-742-2340 or email


Housing Assistance

Copperas Cove Housing Authority
701 Casa Circle, Copperas Cove
254-547-9591 or 547-9449

Killeen Housing Authority
731 Wolf Street, Killeen 254-634-5243

Belton Housing Authority
615 Saunders Street, Belton 254-939-5321

Central Texas Housing Consortium/Temple House Authority
700 West Calhoun Avenue, Temple 254-773-2009

Gatesville Housing Authority
213 North 14th Street, Gatesville 254-865-2970 

Texas Department of House and Community Affairs - Section 811 Project Rental Assistance Program (

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services: Transition Centers - DFPS - Transition Centers (

Food Banks and Other Services

My Brother’s House (Holy Family Church) – Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10 am to 1 pm and Saturday 10 am to 12 p
107 Lyons Street, Copperas Cove

Baptist Benevolence – Open Monday 10 am to Noon and Tuesday-Friday 9:00 am to Noon
300 West Avenue B, Copperas Cove

Cove House Emergency Homeless Shelter – Free clinic by appointment only 254-298-9865
108 East Halstead, Copperas Cove

Greater Central Texas Communities In Schools
CCISD has a CIS representative located on every campus within CCISD except Mae Stevens Early Learning Academy
4520 East Central Texas Expressway, Suite 106, Killeen
254-554-2132 or 254-554-2723

MCH Family Outreach
2302 South WS Young Dr Ste 104, Killeen

Salvation Army (3 Locations)
1216 Phil Avenue, Copperas Cove

501 North 2nd Street, Killeen

618 South 1st Street, Temple

Gatesville Care Center
105 North 7th Street, Gatesville

The Optimist Club (Thrift store is open Fridays and Saturdays)
Cove Terrace Shopping Center, Copperas Cove

Mission Killeen
160 Rancier Avenue, Killeen

WIC (Women, Infants & Children)
213 West Avenue D, Copperas Cove

American Red Cross
208 West Avenue A, Killeen

Hill Country Community Action
2905 W Wallace St, San Saba

Family Outreach of Coryell County
1012 North Drive, Suite 4, Copperas Cove

Medical Assistance

AdventHealth Family Medicine Clinic
2401 Walker Place Blvd #4026, Copperas Cove


Coryell County Indigent Health Care
209 1/2 North Lutterloh Street, Gatesville

Bell County Public Health
116 West Avenue G, Temple 254-778-1511
509 South 9th St, Temple 254-778-4766

Greater Killeen Free Clinic (acute cases only)
718 North 2nd Street, Killeen

Hope Pregnancy Center
601 South Main Street, Copperas Cove

Form: Consent By Minor to Medical, Dental, Psychological, or Surgical Care 

Legal and Other Services

Texas Homeless Education Office (THEO)

Texas Runaway Hotline

Central Texas Work Force Center
300 Cheyenne Street, Killeen

Legal Aid of Central Texas
512 South Main Street, Belton

Texas Lawyer Referral

Attorney General Offices (CS Division)
254-778-1841 or 1-800-252-8011

Texas Foster Youth Justice Project

  1. How Homeless and Unaccompanied Youth Can Get Their Texas Birth Certificate and Texas ID Card and Texas Driver’s License. 
  2. Certification of Homeless Status for Texas Birth Certificate and Texas Identification Card and Driver’s License. 

Texas Department of Public Safety

  1. Homeless Child or Youth Identification Card Fact Sheet 
  2. Homeless Child or Your Driver License Fact Sheet 

Social Security Administration – 1800-772-1213 Social Security Office Locator, SSA Office Locator Social Security Office Locator, Social Security

Texas Workforce Commission - Vocational Rehabilitation - Youth & Students - Texas Workforce Commission