If you are a victim of domestic violence or sexual abuse, confidential short-term counseling is available to Galveston College students. Our Counseling and Advising office can connect you with a licensed mental health counselor specialized in supporting survivors.

Contact us for assistance in accessing this vital resource.​

Services Available in Galveston:

Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County, Inc. 

Opening Doors - Breaking the Cycle 

1204 45th Street

Galveston, TX 77550

(409) 763-1441

24-Hour Hotline: 888-919-SAFE (7233)

Services Offered:

Residential Services - Emergency Shelter 

Non-Residential Services 

Therapy Services

Legal Services 

Sexual Assault Services

Gulf Coast Center

Galveston Island Community Service Center 

4700 Broadway, Suite F103

Galveston, TX 77551


Mainland Community Service Center

7510 FM 1765

Texas City, TX 77591

24- Hour Crisis Hotline: 1-866-729-3848

Services Offered:

Mental Health Services

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services

Substance Abuse Services

Outreach, Educational and Disaster Recovery

Off-Campus Support Services:

ULifeline - An online resource for college mental health. This is free and confidential support with a trained counselor 24/7.

Call 800-273-TALK(8255) or Text HOME to 741-741 

NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness is available M-F 10AM-10PM.

Call 800-950-NAMI (6264) or Text  62640

Email helpline@nami.org Chat nami.org/help 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline - The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

Call 988

The Trevor Project - LGBTQ suicide prevention and crisis support. Connect to a crisis counselor 24/7, 365 days a year, from anywhere in the U.S. It is 100% confidential, and 100% free.

Call 1-866-488-7386

Text START to 678-678

Click here to chat

Live Another Day - Live Another Day believes in equal access to life-saving mental health and substance use resources. This website provides extensive information on the best resources available.

Lexington Addiction Center - 28 mental health and substance use resources for Asian American college students.

Tulip Hill Recovery - Extensive resources for Latinx college students and their allies.

Southeast Addiction Center - An abundant collection of mental health and substance abuse resources including many specifically for Black men.

Start Your Recovery - A single source of relatable, reliable information at any stage of their recovery journey.

Summit Wellness Group - Written and curated by Black women, this guide features over 60 resources for BIPOC folks.

Sober - Texas  - Find AA meetings in Galveston, Texas to help you on your road to recovery. Our comprehensive directory of AA meetings in Texas includes open, closed, speaker, and other specialized meetings, all of which are designed to help you get sober and remain sober.

Southeast Detox - A guide to help Black women rise and thrive.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America - Free, safe, supportive spaces for connecting with others experiencing similar mental health disorders.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - DBSA online support groups give people living with depression and bipolar disorder a safe, welcoming place to share experiences, discuss coping skills, and offer each other hope.
Support Groups Central - Online peer support groups, one-to-one coaching, and private chatrooms where you can find meetings and conversations that can help you on your journey.
Addiction Support - Addiction treatment is different for each individual and can be customized based on each person's unique needs and situations. Providing free addiction resources to those in need.
rehabs.org - A free addiction resource to help those suffering with addiction.