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Community Resource Guide San Antonio


Center for Working Families (CWF) – Access to Emergency Rental Assistance for emergency or short term hardship, eviction notice, must have ability to get back on track with paying rent in future, and landlord must be willing to work with agency, (210) 207-7830. 

American Red Cross - Housing Assistance and rent help. Shelter may be coordinated during times of disaster, 3642 E. Houston., 210-224-5151

Bexar County Department of Community Initiatives - Provide rental assistance and utility assistance, along with other resources, 233 N. Pecos, Ste. 590, San Antonio, Texas 78207, (210) 335-3666

Bexar County Housing Authority - Housing advice and emergency rental assistance. They also provide information on Section 8 in Texas. 1017 N. Main Ave # 201, 210-225-0071

Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of San Antonio, Inc. – Low income individuals and families can apply for direct financial assistance for rent. In addition, work with a specialist for advocacy, education, and information and referral assistance to state of Texas programs, charities, or non-profits, 1801 W. César E. Chávez Blvd., San Antonio, Texas 78207, (210) 226-6178

San Antonio Metropolitan Ministries (SAMMinistries) – Assists lower income families and individuals with making monthly rental payments and utility assistance. Transitional Housing is offered, 5922 Blanco Rd., San Antonio, TX 78216, (210) 979-6188; Emergency Shelter and Housing, 910 W. Commerce, 2245838

Texas Department of Human Services – A number of government assistance programs, including homeless prevention and TANF/Food Stamps, 404 Brady, 210-212-6986

US Dept. of Housing (HUD) - HUD Information, including free housing advice, 615 East Houston Street, Suite 347, 210-475-6806


Catholic Worker House - 8am-6pm, Mon-Fri, Mail, email, phone, laundry, drinks, 8 AM breakfast, 11:30 AM lunches & 5:30 PM suppers, 626 Nolan, 210-224-7736

Haven for Hope Prospect Courtyard - 1 Haven for Hope Way, 210-220-2485 


Catholic Charities - Groceries, eligible every 3 months, need ID, SS card & utility bill, Mon-Fri, 8:00am-12 noon & 1:00pm-5:00pm, 2903 W Salinas St, 210-433-3256

Christian Assistance Ministries - Sack lunches and groceries, eligible every 3 months, Mon-Thurs, 9:00 AM-3:30 PM, Fri 9:00 AM-Noon, 110 McCullough Ave., 210-223-6648

Christian Hope Resource Center - Eligible monthly, M-S 9:00 AM-Noon, 321 N. General McMullen, 210732-3776

Family Service Association- Provides Meals, 702 San Pedro Ave, 210-299-2400

Guadalupe Community Center - Mon-Thurs 9:00-12:00 noon, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM, 1801 Cesar Chavez, 210226-6178

Haven for Hope - Provides Meals, 1 Haven for Hope Way, 210-220-2100

Hispanic Religious - Emergency Food, HELP Program, 1701 W Woodlawn Ave, 210-731-8118

Meals on Wheels - Homebound Seniors, 4306 NW Interstate 410 Loop Frontage Rd, 210-735-5115

San Antonio Food Bank - Food Bank Pantry referral, Food Stamp Outreach, Project HOPE, 5200 W Old Us Highway 90, 210-337-3663


Bexar County Dispute Resolution Center - Possible landlord-tenant mediation, 300 Dolorosa, 210-3352128

Bexar County Legal Aid- Free legal advice and services for evictions, housing issues, and landlord-tenant issues, 1111 N. Main, 210-212-3783

St. Mary’s Center for Legal and Social Justice, 2507 NW 36th St, 210-431-2596


Anyone may report when an adult- age 65 and older, or age 18 to 64 and with a disability- is in a state of abuse, neglect, or exploitation. 

San Antonio Offices - 3635 S.E. Military Dr., San Antonio, Texas 78223; (210) 333-2004; 8930 Fourwinds Dr., Ste. 500, San Antonio, Texas 78239; (210) 871-3000; Statewide Abuse Hotline Statewide Abuse Hotline:  800-252-5400: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


Alamo Area Council of Governments - Must be age 60+, 8700 Tesoro Drive, 210-362-5561

Center for Health Care Services - Must be 55+, Older Adult Substance Abuse Services, 3031 IH 10 W., 210-261-1000

Methodist Healthcare - Healthcare Provider, 8026 Floyd Curl Dr., 210-575-8110

Nix Behavioral Health Services - Health and Homecare Services, 414 Navarro, 210-271-1800 

University Hospital - Inpatient Behavioral Health, 4502 Medical Dr., 210-358-4000

Veterans Administration Hospital – Veterans, 7400 Merton Minter, 210-617-5300


Alcoholics Anonymous - Helps people overcome their problem with alcoholism, 210-828-6235

Alamo Service Connection - Services for Senior Citizens and those with disabilities, 210-477-3275

American Red Cross - Provide support and assistance to the military stationed in and around San Antonio , 210-224-5151

Battered Women &Children’s Shelter Crisis Line - Provides the necessary tools for self-sufficiency through the delivery of emergency shelter, transitional housing, education, effective parenting education, and early intervention with children and youth, 210-733-8810

Center for Health Services Crisis Line - Improves the lives of people with mental illness, substance abuse challenges and developmental disabilities, 210-223-7233, 1-800-316-9241

Narcotics Anonymous, 1-800-221-9091

Rape Crisis Line  - Provide comprehensive services to victims of sexual assault and their families, and to conduct sexual assault prevention and education programs to youth, 210-349-7273


Alamo Area Council of Governments - Must be age 60+, Alamo Aging Information, Referral and Assistance, Must have developmental disabilities, 8700 Tesoro Drive, 210-362-5561

Alamo Area Resource Center - HIV+/AIDS only, 527 N. Leona St., 210-358-9995

Family Service Association - Dedicated to helping children, seniors, and families in need, 702 San Pedro –   210-299-2400, 3014 Rivas St. –   210-431-7500

Methodist Healthcare Ministries - Case Management, Counseling, Bishop Ernest T. Dixon Jr. Clinic – 1954 E. Houston, Ste. 201, 210-527-1505; Wesley Health & Wellness Center – 1406 Fitch Street,  210-9226922


Alamo Mental Health Group – Psychotherapists, 4242 Medical Drive, 210-614-8400

Baptist Child & Family Services – Counseling, 1506 Bexar Crossing, 210-832-5000

BAMC Dept. of Social Work - Counseling, Social work, Inpatient & Outpatient, Department of Defense eligible beneficiaries, 3851 Roger Brooke Dr., 210-916-3523

Catholic Charities – Counseling, 7711 Madonna, 210-377-1133

Center for Health Care Services - Counseling, Social work, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, 3031 IH 10 W.,   210-261-1000

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health Care - Evaluation, Counseling, By referral, By appointment, 333 N Santa Rosa St., 210-704-3007

Our Lady of the Lake University Ecumenical Center for Religion & Health - Counseling, Psychotherapists, 8310 Ewing Halsell Dr., 210-616-0885

Methodist Healthcare Ministries - Support/Counseling Services, 1406 Fitch St., 210-924-5191

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