Texas. There are fliers at all of the local churches advertising summer vacation bible school. There is not a social security office or welfare/WIC office in the town of Willis, Texas. The closest of the facilities is located nearby in Conroe, Texas approximately 10 minutes away. ● Health Services Do you see evidence of health (Hospitals, Dr’s Offices, Clinics) and mental health services? Describe each . Are there any signs of alternative services in the area, such as healers (curanderos), 4465-5_19
herbalists, herbal stores, palm readers, acupunctures, chiropractors. For services that are not available, how far must persons travel to access these services ? There are many family health practice offices located in town. There are also dentist offices in strip centers throughout town. There is not a mental health facility located in Willis. The nearest mental health facility is located nearby in downtown Conroe, approximately 12 minutes away. There is a small chiropractors office located in an empty strip center. It is the only on noted in town. There are healthcare stores such as GNC and a locally owned vitamin and herb shop. There is not an Emergency center in Willis but there is a St. Luke’s Emergency Urgent Care just a minute’s drive down the road in Conroe. An optometrist office was also noted in Willis within a shopping center. ● Fire and Police Services Do you see any fire and police services/equipment/officers? Where are the closest fire and/or police stations ? There is only one Fire station noted within the 77318-zip code of Willis. There is a very small police station, located near the railroad tracks and the town maniple office. The police station was not clearly identified and didn’t resemble a police station at all. I almost past by it without realizing what it was. The only identification were the police cars outside the office. Both the police station and the Fire Station are located directly in town and are easily accessible. ● Educational Resources Where is the nearest public library? Discuss the Schools and Universities/Community colleges ? The nearest library is located on Old Danville road next to Taco Bell. There are three elementary schools within town and two on the outskirts of town. One past the railroad tracks on Rogers Road, and one on the other side of the freeway (IH 45) on Co. Rd. 830. The Highschool located in town near one of the elementary schools, the middle school is located next to the other elementary school on Co. Rd. 830, and the junior high is tucked in town near the football field, tennis, and baseball fields. The district is ranked as a 4A school district. There are not any colleges or community colleges within Willis. The nearest community college center is located in Conroe on Co. Rd. 3083 about 10 minutes away. The closest University is located in Huntsville, 4465-5_19
TX about 25 minutes north of Willis.
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