Helpful Phone Numbers

Emergency 911
Texas Local and Community Resources 211
San Benito City Police 361-3880
San Benito CISD Police 361-6475
Buckner Children & Family Services (STAR)
(Counseling and family services)
Boys Town National Hotline (Counseling) 1-800-448-3000
Dept. of Family and Protective Services
(Outreach for abuse)
National Hope Line Network (Runaway) 1-800-442-4673
Tropical Texas Behavioral Health
(outreach for emotional and social struggles)
Tropical Texas Crisis Hotline
(resources during stressful/crisis times)
National Runaway Switchboard (Runaway) 1-800-786-2929
Kids’ Korner Renaissance Outpatient Rehab Center L.L.C.
(Therapy: Nutritional, Occupational, Physical, Social, Speech)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Suicide) 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Suicide Prevention Hotline (Suicide) 1-800-448-3000
San Benito CISD Parental Involvement Center (Parent Sessions) 361-6310
Need help?
If you are thinking about suicide, please call:
  • 2-1-1, option 8, or visit
  • Crisis Text Line: Text 741741, free 24/7
  • Local Mental Health Authority Crisis Hotlines - Available 24/7
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 80-273-8255 (TTY: 800-799-4889)
  • The Trevor Project (LGBTQ suicide help): 866-488-7386 (text 202-304-1200 or Trevor Project online chat
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255, press 1
Phone Apps
  • ASK & Prevent Suicide - Easy steps to preventing suicide
  • Breathe2Relax - Stress management tools and exercises
  • Self-help Anxiety Management - Helps people manage anxiety
  • Suicide Safer Home - Practical tips for parents and caregivers
  • Texas Veterans - Access local, state and national resources
  • Virtual Hope Box - Stores personal messages, information and pictures to promote mental wellness and crisis support