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AGENCIES & PROGRAMS

VETERANS SERVICES:
Dave McLane
P.O. Box J
Newton, Texas 75966
Office: 409/379-9017
Home: 409/379-2005
(Meets only on Wednesdays 8am-4:30pm
VA Toll-Free Help Line For Gulf War Veterans & Families
800/749-8387

JASPER / NEWTON PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICT
Office: 409/384-6829
For On-Site Sewer / Septic System Specs & Inspection Contact:
Tom Marsh
409/384-6829 Extension 249

TEXAS REHABILITATION COMMISSION
Keith Sanson
Office: 409/938-4294

HOUSING AUTHORITY - CITY OF NEWTON
Hwy.
87
Newton, Texas
Office: 409/379-5198
Fax: 409/379-5219

TEXAS DEPT OF PUBLIC SAFETY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Clay Kennelly-Regional Liaison Officer
Office: 409/898-0770

HEAD START PROGRAM
Services Provided By Tri-Community Action, Inc.
Located At Newton City Hall
Rhonda Allison
Office: 409/379-5903

NEWTON SALVATION ARMY
Joe Miller 409-379-3491
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AMERICAN RED CROSS
Bob Martin - 800/662-2531

SOCIAL SECURITY
Kathern Walker - District Director - 409/839-2600
Representative Visits Newton The 3rd Tuesday Of Each Month

TRI-COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION
Assists Needy Families With Food, Shelter or Utilities
400 East Main Street
Newton, Texas 75966

Angie Hippler
Office:

HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS



NEWTON FAMILY CLINIC

207 Court Street
Newton, Texas 75966
Office: 409/379-2647
Dr. Larry Brown

GULF COAST HEALTH CENTER
1010 Hwy 87 South
Newton
, Texas 75966

Office: 409/379-8338

SHADY ACRES HEALTH CARE
Long-Term Convalescent & Alzheimer's Care
405 Shady Acres Lane
Newton, Texas 75966

Office: 409/379-8911
Email Link

Website Link

AID TO AGING / DEEP EAST TEXAS COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
Jasper, Texas
409/384-5704

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Burke Center
- Jasper 409/384-6864

BROOKSHIRE BROTHERS PHARMACY
Hwy. 190 West
Newton, Texas 75966
409-379-5160

NEWTON PHARMACY, PLLC

Jody & Landa Karr
104 W. Court St.
Newton, Texas 75966
409-379-9999
FAX 409-379-2542
Email Link


                                                     
INDIGENT HEALTH CARE

NEWTON COUNTY INDIGENT HEALTH CARE PROGRAM
Hwy
87 South
P.O. Drawer A
Newton, Texas 75966
Gwendolyn Simmons - Coordinator
Office: 409/379-5027
Home: 409/423-4126
Deweyville Office (Fri. Only): 409/746-2540

NEWTON COUNTY AGING SERVICE
Provides Meals-On-Wheels & Other Senior Citizen Services
East Texas Support Services - Contractor
109 W. Water Street
Jasper, Texas 75951
Bruce Brodnax - 409/384-8751
Newton Center - Weater Jellison - 409/379-8083

JASPER/NEWTON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICT
Located Behind Civic Center In Newton (North End)
Office: 409/379-5291
Fax: 409/379-3054

WOMEN INFANTS & CHILDREN PROGRAM (WIC)
Located Behind Civic Center In Newton (North End)
Office: 409/379-2753

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Located By Elementary School At Old Hospital In Newton
Food Stamps - 409/379-8334
Medicaid - 409/379-8212

UTMB (University Of Texas Medical Branch @ Galveston)
800/392-6440
Rides To UTMB From Newton Contact:
Yolanda - 409/379-5291

 

NEWTON COUNTY CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

NEWTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Dedicated to the economic betterment of our County through volunteerism.  Meets the second Thursday, monthly at 201 W. Court St. inside The Welcome Center Depot. Please check the Chamber Newsletter or call 409.379.5527 or Email to confirm the meeting time and updates on speakers.

NEWTON LIONS CLUB
Serving the needs of our community through Lionism.  Meets first Thursday of the month at 12 noon at the Welcome Center Depot.  Contact: Charles Wright, President, at 409-382-0798.

NEWTON GARDEN CLUB
Creative people dedicated to the beautification of our homes and community through nature related projects.  Meets third Wednesday, monthly at 9:30 a.m. at member's home. Contact: Joe Miller, President at 409/379-5421. P.O. Box 1145, Newton, TX 75966

NEWTON AREA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (NABA)
NABA is an organization that assists in leadership training, special community improvement projects and economic development programs.  Meets fourth Wednesday, monthly at 12 noon at the Welcome Center. Contact: Pam Latiolias  at 409-489-3066. P.O. Box 658, Newton, TX 75966

NEWTON COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION
For 36 consecutive years, Commission members have received the Distinguished Service Award from the Texas Historical Commission." Commission members meet second Tuesday every other month at 1:00 p.m. at the Howard Civic Center. Contact:  Jonnie Miller, Chairman, at 409/379-2109.  Mail to 213 E. Court St., Newton, TX 75966

NEWTON COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION
An outstanding group of county residents who consistently help the youth of our community with agricultural projects.  Meets first Monday, monthly at 7:00 p.m. at Fair Grounds Arts & Crafts Building, Newton. Contact: Lee Fillyaw, President at 409/379-2262. P.O. Box 1245, Newton, TX 75966

SENIOR CITIZEN ASSOCIATION
Dedicated citizens that assist senior citizens with many needs and programs.  Meets first Friday, monthly at 11:00 a.m. at Senior Citizens Center, Newton. Contact: Lloyd Drummond, President at 409/379-2621.
Rt. 2, Box 104, Newton, TX 75966

RETIRED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION
Former teachers and administrators that provide fellowship and continuing education and political awareness.  Meets second Thursday, monthly at 3:00 p.m. at Civic Center. Contact: Mary Elizabeth Fortenberry, President at 409/379-3091.
P.O. Box 1546, Newton, TX 75966

AMERICAN LEGION POST
Honoring those who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and provide community service.  Meets third Tuesday, monthly at 6:30 p.m. at American Legion Post Building. Contact: W.D. Smith, Commander at 409/379-8240.
P.O. Box 1248, Newton, TX 75966

NEWTON COUNTY EXTENSION SERVICE & 4H CLUB
Leadership for our youth through agricultural development programs and activities.  Contact:  Administrative Assistant at 409/ 379-4831. P.O. Box 624, Newton, TX 75966

NEWTON EX-STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
The Tradition Continues ... Provides information, communication and activities for ex-students especially during Homecoming Weekend. Homecoming Parade & Bazaar on October 12 & 13. Contact Angie Fomby 409-423-9534 Newton, TX 75966

MISS NEWTON SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT ASSOCIATION
A great organization that is dedicated to helping area youth develop exceptional self-esteem, interaction skills and confidence.  Contact Debbie Fomby at 409/224-6173 P.O. Box 1274, Newton, TX 75966

NEWTON GYM & BOXING CLUB
Non-profit organization providing area youth opportunities to learn amateur boxing in a structured atmosphere.  Practices after school on weekdays except Fridays during football season.  Well supervised ... young amateur athletes are trained in Newton by retired volunteer professional and amateur Golden Glove champions.  Contact Ed Tracy at 409-379-4800, Mark Karpel at 409-382-0871 or Email for more details and visit their Website at www.NewtonGym.com


 


 

 

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