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Resource Referral – Telephone based – 512-847-1664

All calls are confidential.  Please call our volunteer line and let us see if we can connect you with the services you or your family may need. Volunteers will respond to your call as soon as possible.

The Barnabas Connection provides a telephone resource referral service staffed by volunteers.

Volunteers provide information and assistance on a variety of needs:

  • housing
  • employment
  • medical needs
  • counseling
  • addiction
  • transportation
  • household bills
  • and other crucial needs.

Resources are available for much of Hays County in Texas.

The Barnabas Connection has applications on file for local distribution for many state, county, and federal services. Call 847-1664 to speak to a volunteer.

Community Resource Guide

Every other year the Barnabas Connection publishes a free print resource directory listing numerous local resources to assist families, individuals and the elderly.  Comprehensive Resource Directory-2016

The directories are available through the Barnabas Connection and can also be picked up at the Wimberley Village Library.

Online Job Connection

The Barnabas Connection hosts a FREE online job posting site for employers and people looking for work through a Facebook group –https://www.facebook.com/groups/wimberleyemployment/ . (Must be a Facebook user to access.)  If you are on Facebook, please post your employment opportunity directly in the group.  Or you can email director@barnabasconnects.org with your job posting and contact information and we will post it for you.

Help us spread the word to local merchants!

Online Local Housing Location Assistance

The Barnabas Connection hosts a FREE online group to help landlords and those looking for housing in the Wimberley Valley connect through a Facebook group –https://www.facebook.com/groups/wimberleyrentals/ . (Must be a Facebook user to access.)  If you are on Facebook, please post  directly in the group.  Or you can email director@barnabasconnects.org with your rental and contact information and we will post it for you.

Help us spread the word to local landlords!

Back to School Fiesta

The Barnabas Connection hosts the annual Back to School Fiesta with multiple area partners (civic and faith based) to help provide free school supplies, immunizations, and access to other services in August each year.  Learn more.

Operation Good Shepherd – Wimberley Ministerial Alliance

In March, 2008 the Barnabas Connection began administering the Wimberley Ministerial Alliance- Operation Good Shepherd financial assistance fund. The fund assists with rent, utilities, and medical needs. Proof of need, Wimberley residence and ID are required.

To be pre-qualified for the assistance, please call the Barnabas resource referral and speak with a volunteer: 512-847-1664.

Donations to the fund can be mailed:

Barnabas Connection
PO Box 737
Wimberley, TX 78676.

Checks should be made to the Barnabas Connection Operation Good Shepherd; all monies go directly to support people in need. Thank you! Donations are tax-deductible.

Wimberley Flood Recovery

After the Memorial Day 2015 flood disaster, the Barnabas Connection began providing emergency assistance and ongoing case management and flood recovery and rebuilding assistance.  Clients must have lived in the boundaries of Wimberley ISD and had a primary residence impacted by flooding during Memorial Day or the All Saints floods in 2015.  To learn more, please contact 512-842-7148 or barnabasfloodhelp@gmail.com.

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