Student Resources

Get Help for Life’s Unexpected Emergencies

Does an unanticipated financial emergency have you down? Are you considering dropping your classes?

Texas Southmost College has established a student emergency fund to help keep you on track to reach your academic and career goals. If you are eligible, emergency funds may be used to help cover outstanding tuition payment plan balances for the current semester and other necessary expenses.

The Student Emergency Fund can help you with unanticipated financial emergencies caused by:

  • Housing and living expenses
  • Car repairs or transportation issues
  • Childcare
  • Family emergencies
  • Natural disasters
  • Unanticipated loss of employment
  • Tuition payment plan assistance*

*Note: To qualify for tuition payment plan assistance through the Student Emergency Fund (SEF), you must meet the following criteria:

  • Exhibit an unanticipated financial emergency
  • Be currently enrolled for at least 6 credits

You are eligible to apply for emergency assistance through the Student Emergency Fund if you are currently enrolled in either credit or non-credit courses. Unsure if you qualify for assistance? Email ….

 

Academic, Financial, Health, and Wellness Resources

Texas Southmost College (TSC) provides valuable resources designed for student success. TSC offers tutoring, scholarship opportunities, emergency assistance, and a connection to community resources.

Academic Resources

TSC cares about your academic journey and has gathered a list of resources designed to support you during your time as a student.

Financial Resources

Student Resources

Mental Health Resources
UTRGV Counseling and Training Clinic 2168 E. Jackson Brownsville, TX 78520 utrgvcounselingclinic.com (956) 882-7792 Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas 1225 Boca Chica Brownsville, TX 78520 956-465-9978 Tropical Texas Behavioral Health 861 Old Alice Rd. Brownsville, TX 78520 (956) 547-5400
Tropical Texas Behavioral Health 104 N Loop 499 Harlingen, TX 78550 (956) 364-6500 Palmer Drug Abuse Program 1275 Cottonwood Dr. Brownsville, TX 78520 (956) 544-3333 Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas 2100 Gregory Ave. Brownsville, TX 78526

Medical
Good Neighbor Settlement House Medical Clinic 1254 E. Tyler St. Brownsville, TX 78520 (956) 542-2368 Valley Baptist Mobile Medical Clinic (956) 389-2448 2-1-1 Texas
UTRGV Medical Clinic 9901 California Rd. Brownsville, TX 78550 1-956-296-1681 UTRGV Medical Clinic 2102 Treasure Hills Blvd. Harlingen, TX 78550 1-833-UTRGVMD Planned Parenthood 870 E. Alton Gloor Blvd. Brownsville, TX 78526 (956) 546-4574
Su Clinica Familiar (Medical/Dental) 105 E. Alton Gloor Blvd. Brownsville, TX 78526 (956) 831-8338 Su Clinica Familiar 1706 Treasure Hills Blvd. Harlingen, TX 78550 (956) 365-6000 Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services 1390 W. Exp. 83 San Benito, TX 78586 (956) 247-3599
Brownsville Community Health Care 191 E. Price Rd. Brownsville, TX 78521 (956) 548-7400 Valley AIDS Council 857 E. Washington, Suite G Brownsville, TX 78520 (956) 541-2600 Westbrook Clinic – VAC 2306 Camelot Plaza Harlingen, TX 78550 (956) 428-2653
Veteran Affairs 2701 S77 Sunshine Strip Harlingen, TX 78550 (956) 430-9200 United Way of Southern Cameron County 634 E. Levee St. Brownsville, TX 78520 (956) 548-6880 nited Way of Northern Cameron County 6828, 320 E. Harrison Ave. Harlingen, TX 78550 (956) 423-5954

Food Pantry
Good Neighbor Settlement House (Housing / Soup kitchen) 1254 E. Tyler St. Brownsville, TX 78520 (956) 542-2368 Food Bank RGV 3105, 724 North Cage Blvd. Pharr, Texas 78577 (956) 682-8101 United Way of Southern Cameron County Brownsville Events Center &Besteiro Middle School 1 Event Center Blvd. & 6280 Southmost Rd. Brownsville, TX 78520 (956) 548-6880
Red Wagon Ministry 1621 East 12th St. Brownsville, TX 78520 (956) 371-5882 Brownsville Wellness Coalition 1700 E. 6th St. Brownsville, TX 78520 (956) 465-4178 -

Rent and Utilities
Cameron & Willacy Counties Communities Projects, Inc. 1144 Professional Dr. Brownsville, TX 78520 956-544-6411 South Texas Adult Resource Training Center (utilities, rent assistance, deposits) 743 North Sam Houston Blvd. San Benito, TX 78586 (956) 399-7818 Catholic Charities of the RGV 955 W. Price Rd. Brownsville, TX 78520 (956) 541-0220

Legal
Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid 1206 E. Van Buren St. Brownsville, TX 78520 (956) 982-5540 Cameron County District Attorney 964 E Harrison St. Brownsville, TX 78520 (956) 544-0849 Attorney General of Texas – Child Support 3508 N. Jackson Rd. Pharr, TX 78577 (956) 682-5581
Crime Victims’ Compensation [email protected]

Childcare
Housing
Brownsville Housing Authority 2606 Boca Chica Blvd. Brownsville, TX 78521 (956) 541-8315 Cameron County Housing Authority 65 Castellano Circle Brownsville, TX 78526 (956) 541-4983 Los Fresnos Housing Authority 500 N. Arroyo Blvd. Los Fresnos, Texas 78566 (956) 233-5012
Harlingen Housing Authority 219 E. Jackson St. Harlingen, TX 78550 956-423-2521 San Benito Housing Authority 1400 N. Reagan St. San Benito, TX 78586 (956) 399-7501
CCMS 851 Old Alice Rd. Brownsville, TX 78521 (956) 546-3141 CCMS 601 E. Harrison St. Harlingen, TX 78550 (956) 423-9266