Phone #: (361) 293-6321
M - F:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed on City observed holidays)

Health & Wellness Resources

Health and Wellness Resources:
By clicking on the icons below, you will re-directed to, a FREE resource provided to you by the library. It is FREE for all library card holders, please call the library (361-293-5001) to obtain the password.
Select the Carl & Mary Welhausen Library, enter the password, click on "by subject", then on Health and Medicine to gain access to these resources and many more.

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* Yoakum Community Hospital
* National Institute of Health - US Dept. of Health and Human Services
* My Plate - US Dept. of Agriculture
* American Diabetes Association
* American Heart Association
* RAINN - Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network
* Alcoholics Anonymous - AA meets every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at the St. Joseph Meeting Room in Yoakum
* Celebrate Recovery - a biblically balanced recovery program held at New Life Baptist Church on Mondays at 7:00 p.m. in Yoakum
* Gabriel Project - offers free support to pregnant women in need
* Bluebonnet Youth Ranch - serves women and children with residential needs and getting them back on their feet (just outside of Yoakum)
* Midcoast Family Services - located in Victoria, Texas - Women's Crisis Center, Family Violence, Sexual Assault, Housing & Rental Assistance, Battering Intervention, Substance Abuse, and more.
* Salvation Army - Victoria, Texas - Men's Emergency Shelter, Family Kitchen, Financial Assistance, Life Enrichment, Assistance with Christmas, and more.
* Perpetual Help Home - Victoria, TX - Christian based women's home helping individuals get back on their feet

Local Pharmacies:

* City Drug Store
* Yoakum Discount Pharmacy

Local Gyms/Wellness Centers/Physical Therapy (Rehab):
* Yoakum Shape Shop
* Anytime Fitness
* Complete Hometown Physical Therapy
* Yoakum Community Hospital

Mental Health Resources:
Suicide and Crisis Lifeline - Dial 988

* National Alliance on Mental Illness
* National Institute of Mental Health
* Centers for Disease Control - Mental Health
* Gulf Bend Center - Victoria, Texas
* US Department of Health and Human Services - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration
* 988 - Suicide & Crisis Lifeline