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Wellness and support resources

Find wellness and support resources available to our families, students and staff. #GISDCares #YouMatter 

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Resources can be sorted by location, audience and support. See below for support fields definitions:

  • Emotional/Mental Health: Managing emotions and mental health
  • Environmental: Social, natural and built environments
  • Financial: Money management
  • Intellectual: Education and learning
  • Physical/Medical: Caring for your body
  • Social: Connecting you to your community
  • Spiritual: Finding purpose, value and meaning in life
  • Vocational/Occupational: Work and career 
The Family Tree Program provides family counseling at no cost to families in Denton and Dallas Counties.
Category: Family and youth counseling services
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
Learn how to better deal with your stress by following Finding Balance, a self-guided 8-week program.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management
Location: Online
FinPath is a free, confidential financial wellness program available to all Garland employees that are benefit eligible.
Category: Stress Management, Work-Life
Location: Online
This organization envisions a world where everyone has meaningful social connection. They provide Americans with opportunities and evidence-based supports necessary to be socially engaged in society.
Category: Family development, Self Care, Stress Management, Support groups
Location: Online
Friendship House provides food, clothing, school supplies and more to area residents.
Category: Clothing and food, Family and youth shelter-transitional, Housing
Location: Garland
Frontline workers needing assistance with childcare due to COVID-19 can find options with Frontline Childcare.
Category: Crisis
Location: State-wide
Garland Behavioral Hospital is a 72-bed facility that provides mental health treatment for adults, ages 18 and older. They provide inpatient and outpatient treatment for Garland, Texas and the surrounding region.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Psychiatric assessment/care, Stress Management, Support groups
Location: Garland, Rowlett, Sachse
Garland Housing Agency works to assist low and moderate-income families in finding housing and becoming self-sufficient.
Category: Family and youth shelter-transitional, Housing
Location: Garland, Online
Provides a variety of health and related services to students and their families. The clinic at Student Services offers a full-time registered nurse and clinic assistant as part of its staff.
Category: Medical
Location: Garland
The Garland Public Health Clinic serves residents of Garland, Rowlett and Sachse offering vaccinations, health education, TB screening and more.
Category: Medical
Location: Garland, Rowlett, Sachse, Dallas/Dallas County
GALA works to provide support for LGBTQ North Texans.
Category: Crisis, Support groups
Location: Online
Find help escaping domestic violence.
Category: Crisis, Domestic violence, Housing, Sexual-victim services and prevention
Location: State-wide, Online
Call for crisis help, resource referral services, runaway and homeless help as well as counseling.
Category: Crisis
Location: State-wide
GISD website for parents and students to quickly access common educational and mental health resources.
Category: Crisis, Emotional Wellbeing, Family and youth counseling services, Self Care, Stress Management, Support groups
Location: Online
GoNoodle offers programming focused on getting people moving and mindful.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Fitness, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management
Location: Online
Find food assistance with the Good Samaritans of Garland.
Category: Clothing and food, Family and youth shelter-transitional
Location: Garland
The Grief Sensitive Schools Initiative is a partnership with New York Life and other companies to promote grief sensitivity at school campuses.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Support groups
Location: Online
GriefWorks is a free grief support program for children ages 5-18 and their adult family members.
Category: Family and youth counseling services, Support groups
Location: Dallas/Dallas County
School Counselors conduct group counseling sessions with students to help with a variety of issues.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Support groups
Location: Garland, Rowlett, Sachse
Families have virtual access to free non-emergency medical care.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Medical
Location: Online