Resources in Wharton to help out when times get tough:

  • SHARE is located at 229 W. Milam St, and their number is 979-282-2021.  They help out with food, clothing, and other physical needs.
  • Women's Crisis Center, located in Bay City, helps women in cases of domestic violence.  Find out more here, or call the 24-hr hotline at 979-531-1300.
  • Texana is located here in Wharton, and offers help with behavioral issues and developmental disabilities.  Find out more here.
  • Mid America Foods is based out of Caney Creek Church, and offers monthly boxes of high-quality, nutritious food at a very low cost.  More info can be found here.
  • MEHOP is the Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach System. There is a mobile unit at the St. Thomas Episcopal Thrift Shop: 503 E. Milam St., Wharton. Their hours are Wednesday and Friday from 10-4.
  • MEHOP Dental Clinic is located at 101 Ave. F. North in Bay City. Their number is 979-245-2008.