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1 Welcome to The Meyer Center for Urban Ministries

2 Dear Participants Please help us take care of our facility by cleaning up after yourselves! Thanks, Jimmy Dorrell & Board of Directors

3 You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. - John C. Maxwell

4 Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday 6:30 am-1:00 pm; 4:00- 5:00 pm Friday 7:00-11:30 am Saturday 6:30-10:00 am (services on Sat. are breakfast, showers, and sign up for the shelter ONLY) Phone: 254-296-9866, ext. 200 Fax: 254-296-9488

5 MEYER CENTER DRESS CODE All clothing worn by participants must be modest and not contain any offensive messages. NO: Tank Tops Spaghetti Straps Sleeveless Shirts Low-Cut Shirts Tight Clothing Short Skirts Short Shorts Exposed Midriffs Sagging Pants Racist, sexist, or non-Christian slogans Bandanas Failure to comply by dress code may result in a denial of services You may be asked to leave the property if your clothing is out of compliance

6 Showers Sign in for a shower; towels, soap, and shampoo are provided to you. Please limit shower to 15 minutes. Hand front desk personnel your ID and return towel to desk when finished. If theres a line, wait in the Common Area for your name to be called. MBK residents need to shower before they can sign up for the Shelter.

7 Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements. -Napoleon Hill

8 My Brothers Keeper (MBK Shelter) Located at 1217 Mary St. Check-in time is from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Shelter. Chapel services are Mon.–Fri. from 7:00-7:45 pm. The first 3 nights are free, nights 4-30 are $2 a night, and over 30 days is $5 per night. Participants are allowed a maximum of 63 nights.

9 Laundry 50 cents for Washer (includes laundry soap) 50 cents for Dryer See front desk attendant to sign up and pay. No new loads can be started one hour prior to closing. Laundry days & times: Monday – Thursday 7:00 -11:30 am Friday 7:00 – 9:00 am

10 There is no secret of success. Success is everyone. Your life becomes better only when you become better. There is no success without sacrifice. Success is achieved in inches, not miles. The greatest enemy of tomorrows success is todays success. No advice on success works unless you do! 7 Secrets of Success

11 Lockers Available for MBK residents only. You must provide your own lock. Hygiene Kits Available for $1every 30 days

12 Psalm 37:23 The steps of the godly are directed by the Lord. He delights in every detail of their lives.

13 Benevolence, Referrals, & Encouragement Monday & Wednesday 9:00-11:30 am Tuesday & Thursday 4:00-5:00 pm Friday 8:00-11:00 am Sign in and wait in the Common Area for your name to be called. You will be served in the order your name was received. Examples of assistance: Bus passes: limited availability; for employment or health-related purposes. Appointments MUST be verified by an employee before bus passes are issued. Identification assistance: help with obtaining birth certificate, social security card, drivers license, or Texas ID. Prescription assistance: need to have the prescription with you and the price. *Be prepared to answer specific questions regarding your visit.

14 Clothing Vouchers Vouchers are given out on Tuesday-Thursday from 7:00-9:00 am. 1 st one is free; $1 after that; eligible every 60 days. To redeem clothing voucher: Visit the Clothes Line, 1817 Franklin on Tues.-Thurs from 8:00 am-10:00 am. * Enter at the backside of the building painted green.

15 You were created to be like God, truly righteous and holy! Take your everyday, ordinary life – your sleeping, eating, going- to-work, and walking- around life – and place it before God as an offering. -Romans 12:1 You can develop a healthy, robust community that lives right with God and enjoy its results only if you do the hard work of getting along with each other, treating each other with dignity and honor. -James 3:18

16 Mail Ask to have your name put on the list; mail will be checked every hour from 8 am to 1 pm and again at 4:30 pm. You cannot pick up mail for someone else. Mail can only be picked up at this location Mailing address for your mail: Your Name 1315 N 15 th St. Waco, TX 76707

17 Telephone Sign in on the clipboard. All calls should be limited to 3 minutes. Let us know if you need to make a long distance call.

18 One Step Further: Do more than just exist: live. Do more than touch: feel. Do more than look: observe. Do more than just read: absorb. Do more than hear: listen. Do more than think: reflect. Do more than just talk: say something.

19 Licensed Social Worker Available for counseling, case management, goal setting, & referrals. Monday - Thursday 9:30am-1:00 pm. Friday 9:00am-11:30am. First come, First serve.

20 Free GED Classes Tuesday 9:00 am-1:00 pm Wednesday 9:00am-1:00pm

21 Job Training Class Times Day Class: Tuesday-Thursday 9:00 am-3:30 pm Night Class: Tuesday & Thursday 5:30-7:30 pm Orientation Monday or Friday 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm located on second floor clinic entrance; use buzzer beside elevator.

22 Romans 8:28 In all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

23 Alcohol and Drug Recovery Support Group Thursday from 6:30-7:30 pm Meets in the kitchen area – Enter through the kitchen door located on the clinic entrance side. Come find the support and help you need to change!

24 Meyer Center Rules: Zero tolerance for drinking alcohol, outbursts, and violent behavior on property. The Meyer Center is not responsible for lost or stolen belongings. Anything left outside of issued lockers will be donated to the Voucher Store or thrown away. Do not enter the kitchen through the Common Area without an escort.

25 Free Medical Clinic Location: Clinic side entrance Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00-7:00 pm For those without insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, VA Health Care, or Family Health cards. Dental needs : Call 254-296-0921, ext. 206 to schedule a screening (available only for MBK residents and Mission Waco program participants in dental pain.) Free HIV Test and free condoms Waco-McLennan County Public Health District 225 W. Waco Drive Walk-ins welcome, but to schedule a test, call 254-750-5499

26 There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there. Paulo Coelho

27 TB Skin Tests Proof of current TB test is required to stay in the MBK Shelter Given at the Meyer Center Donation Clinic on Tuesday from 5:00-7:00 pm Must be read on Thursday from 5:00-7:00 pm Veterans MUST go to the VA Medical Center, 4800 Memorial Drive, 8:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:30-4:00 pm. Go to building 4 and present yourself as an outpatient.

28 For Vets Veterans Social Work Representative: Mike Ormsby 254-297-5222 office 254-379-0532 cell Veterans Employment Services at TWC Kyle 254-296-5238 Laura 254-296-5236

29 Where there is love there is life. - Mahatma Gandhi

30 Assistance Lutheran Ministries and Social Services Legal Assistance Project 254-757-3401 Waco Housing Authority Public Housing Apartments Apply at 4400 Cobbs on Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am-4:30 pm; 254-752-3024 Affordable unfurnished apartments for qualified applicants (Kate Ross, Estella Maxey, and South Terrace units). Central heat and A/C, appliances, and other amenities. Labor Ready 1000 Columbus Ave., Suite A 254-754-3171 Work Force Solutions 1416 S. New Road 254-296-5236 Matthew Carothers, Veterans Employment Services

31 PATH Outreach Workers Contact for assistance to MHMR services Shanon 254-405-5281 Bibianna 254-405-2964

32 Try not to become a man of success but a man of value. - Albert Einstein

33 The Meyer Center is NOT responsible for lost or stolen belongings. Belongings left outside of issued lockers will either be donated to the voucher store or thrown away. Thanks, Meyer Center Staff

34 MEALS Meyer Center Breakfast on Mon.-Thur., Sat. at 6:30 am Lunch Mon. and Tues. at noon Salvation Army 4 th and Webster Lunch at noon Dinner at 5:30 pm 7 days a week Gospel Café 10 th and Cleveland Lunch on Wed.-Fri. at 11:30-1:30 pm St. Lutheran Church 10 th and Jefferson Breakfast on Fri. at 6:30 am Dinner on Tue. at 5:30 pm Antioch Community Church 505 N. 20 th and Waco Dr. Dinner on Fri. 6:30 pm Church under the Bridge 5 th and I-35 Lunch on Sunday at 10:00 am Food stamps Caritas of Waco 300 South 15 th ; 254-753-3545

35 Local Resource Information Acts Christian Fellowship759-1800 Austin Arms Apts.855-8344 Caritas753-4593 Clothes Line754-5463 Compassion Ministries755-7640 Church Under the Bridge717-5629 County Health Dept.757-5174 Dept. of Public Safety 759-7122 Dept. of Veterans Affairs752-658 1; 800-423-2111 EOAC756-0954 Family Health Clinic714-1579 Family Practice Center750-8200 Family Practice Pharmacy750-8259 First Baptist Church752-3000 Cenikor224-8881 Greyhound Bus Station753-4534 HOTCADA 753-7332; 7332 Independence Day Center 759-8067; 756-0258 Lynns LA Vega Pharmacy799-4949 McLennan County Jail (Highway 6) 757-5120 Meyer Night Clinic714-1579 MHMR752-3451 Mission Waco (Jubilee Center) 753-4900; fax 753-4909 PATH 297-7734; 297-7735 Salvation Army756-7271 Social Security 866-964-6304 Texas Workforce Commission754-5421 Waco Transit Bus Station 750-1613 Western Union 800-325-6000

36 Go with PEACE Ir con la paz الذهاب مع السلام Ga met en gerust Πηγαίνετε με ειρήνη Jdi s mír Aller à la paix Vá com a paz Иди с миром Menj békével Idź z pokoju Đi v i hòa bình Barış git Cum pace

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