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Offering links to websites to provide further information based on selections by reference librarians. View a list of frequently used sites below, or use the subject headings to the left to navigate through the guide.

2-1-1 A Call For Help: Access to services in the 19 counties of West Central Texas in areas including housing, food, health, financial, jobs, and transportation.

Abilene Adult Education: Located at the Alta Vista Learning Center and providing access to GED Classes, Adult Basic Education, Citizenship, Literacy, and ESL courses.

Abilene Independent School District: Public school system including the magnet schools.

Abilene Regional Medical Center: Local healthcare provider offering a 231-bed facility with inpatient, outpatient, medical, surgical and emergency care.

Big Country Home Educators: The Big Country's home school coalition designed to provide information on the organization, home school laws, and links to home schooling materials.

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid): Access the online application to connect students to federal student aid to help when paying for higher education.

Hendrick Health System: The first healthcare facility in Abilene offering access to a 522-bed facility, a women's center, a rehab hospital, cancer center, and additional services.

IRS Forms & Publications: Access tax forms needed for the filing process.

Medicare: Signup for Medicare, read about what Medicare covers, and find doctors, hospitals, and other services that work with Medicare.

Social Security: Apply for a Social Security card (or change the information on your card) and learn about Social Security retirement benefits.

Texas Legal Forms: Access current legal forms for Texas that can be downloaded, completed online, or printed out.

Texas Online: Provides links to offices and officials for the state of Texas, including links to just about everything you need to know dealing with the Lone Star State.

Texas Workforce Commission: State government agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas.

TRAIL List of Texas Agencies: List of each current Texas state agency with links to their websites.