CEAP is designed to assist low income households in meeting their immediate energy needs and to encourage consumers to control energy costs for years to come through energy education.
This invaluable program is our commitment to provide help to pay energy bills for customers who qualify for assistance.
Bexar County is currently distributing financial assistance to qualified county residents through the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF). These federal relief dollars are designated for those directly impacted by the pandemic. If you have lost your job or are having trouble paying for rent or utilities because of COVID-19, you may qualify to receive financial help and/or job training or employment assistance. United as a community, we will all get through this difficult time. Because together, we are Bexar County Strong.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Veterans who need assistance obtaining food may qualify for help through SNAP. Formerly known as food stamps, the program provides those who qualify with a monthly grant that can be used to purchase food at the grocery store or farmer’s market. The size of your grant depends on the number of dependents in your household and your current income. To qualify for SNAP, you have to meet the low-income requirements, and be a citizen or legal immigrant.
Veterans in need of food support can register now to get approximately 75 lbs. of groceries, at no cost.
THE SAN ANTONIO FOOD BANK ACTIVELY FIGHTS HUNGER AND FEEDS HOPE IN SAN ANTONIO AND SOUTHWEST TEXAS. Founded in 1980, the San Antonio Food Bank serves one of the largest service areas in Southwest Texas. Our focus is for clients to have food for today but to also have the resources to be self-sufficient in the future.
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General Assistance –
Many states offer cash assistance to those who do not have dependent children. They do this through a program called General Assistance, which is part of the nationwide program called Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). The program provides cash assistance that can be used to help pay living expenses, including buying food, paying rent, transportation, and paying bills. Not all states offer General Assistance, but many do. To qualify, you have to meet the low-income guidelines and be a citizen or legal immigrant.
A program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, committed to helping Texas citizens, whether by phone or internet, to get accurate, well-organized and easy to find information from state and local health and human services programs.
The Haven for Hope mission is to offer a place of hope and new beginnings. We do this by providing, coordinating and delivering an efficient system of care for people experiencing homelessness in San Antonio.
The National Veterans Outreach Program (NVOP) provides housing programs that help homeless veterans with families quickly exit homelessness and provides affordable apartment housing for low-income elderly.
After a woman has completed treatment for addiction, she needs a home where she can stay sober, build relationships, and recreate her skills. Deborah’s House provides a safe, structured home-like environment for women in transition from substance abuse treatment to a life of self-sustainable confidence. Female mentors share compassionate guidance with each woman, while supporting her spiritual and personal growth until she is ready to face the world on her own.
Endeavors provides a safe, healthy, stable, and caring environment to chronically homeless women with disabilities and their children.
Through permanent supportive housing, these families receive case management, professional counseling, life skills training, and employment opportunities, allowing them to increase self-sufficiency and family income, while decreasing episodes of homelessness and/or acute psychiatric care.
We offer a home to those who have protected ours. Whenever a veteran doesn't have any place to go, it's an honor to give them a place to rest their head, a hot meal, help finding employment, and a fresh start.
VA’s specialized programs for homeless Veterans serve hundreds of thousands of homeless and at-risk Veterans each year. Independently and in collaboration with federal and community partners, VA programs provide Veterans with housing solutions, employment opportunities, health care, justice- and reentry-related services and more. L
Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. (FVPS) has expanded its services over the last forty four years. Today, FVPS is able to offer residential and non-residential clients shelter, transitional housing, counseling for adults, children, families, and legal services. These services help individuals and families recover from the pain and longer-term effects of domestic violence
HUD Exchange-Veteran Homeless Program and Initiatives
HUD is committed to increasing leadership, collaboration, and coordination among programs serving veterans experiencing homelessness, and promoting rapid access to permanent housing for all veterans. This page addresses the issue of veteran homelessness and provides important links for homeless veterans seeking help, links and resources from HUD's partners, and policy, strategies, and guidance. This page lists all HUD homeless programs and initiatives that can be used by veterans and veteran service providers to help prevent and end youth homelessness, as well as policy guidance, resources, publications, and relevant links to other agencies and organizations.
The Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) is a Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs approved and funded administrator of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) CARES Act program.
For more than 80 years, SAHA has helped San Antonians with access to affordable housing and social services, becoming a close-knit community dedicated to helping each other. With more than 50,000 residents, 500 staff, hundreds of partners and volunteers, we are one SAHA family and we are the face of this community.
Financial assistance, food and clothing assistance, and counseling services for active duty, reserve, National Guard or veteran service members, as well as their dependents and spouses, in need of social services.
SAMMinistries is an interfaith ministry whose mission is to help the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless attain self-sufficiency by offering, with dignity and compassion, shelter, housing, and services.
Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness—and their family members, friends and supporters—can make the call to or chat online with the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans, where trained counselors are ready to talk confidentially 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.