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Social Services at the Library

Meet our Social Services Specialist

Yesenia Benavidez is the library’s Social Services Specialist, offering referral based services. She has a wide network of resources and can assist patrons seeking social services support. Our specialist will listen to your needs and refer you to the correct resources, such as: 

  • Mental health 

  • Housing

  • Health care

  • Immigration 

  • Domestic Violence  

  • Benefits/ public aid  

  • Food pantries 

  • Legal aid & more 


Free Snacks

During the school year, we offer free snacks in the Large Meeting Room to children under 18 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. 

Addison Community Resource Guide

An easy to use guide to local free and low cost services. Find housing, food, legal help, medical care, counseling, degrees and training, and more by browsing "I need..." . Or find resources for seniors, veterans, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ and other categories by browsing "I am..." 

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