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Summer Meals are a lifeline for kids in need. The national summer meals program was created to help students get enough nutrition when school is out of session. Summer meals programs are run by public and private organizations, including schools, community centers, and faith-based organizations. To find the closest summer meal site, simply text the word "FOOD" or "COMIDA" to 304-304.

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Youth Hotline Send email
(210) 340-8090

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

    *Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Free.

Call for program hours and other details.

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

*Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Free.

Call for program hours and other details.
0.12 miles away, PO Box 90355, San Antonio, TX, 78209 , D10

On Tuesdays, The Chow Train serves a 3 course dinner to individuals on the streets of San Antonio at various locations.

On Sundays, The Chow Train serves a hot lunch at Under the Bridge.

Free.

Tuesday Dinner - various locations, please call or email us for updates. Sunday Lunch @ Under the Bridge

Nutritious, warm meals are prepared and served four times each week in the basement of Travis Park Church.

This program is part of CorazonSA's service to San Antonio's homeless community.

Free.

Sunday: 8:30 AM Wednesday: 6:00 PM Thursday: 12:00 PM Friday: 12:00 PM
Chef Robbie Rodgers - Kitchen Manager Send email
0.33 miles away, 502 E Nueva, San Antonio, TX, 78205 , D1

Lutheran Campus Ministry in San Antonio provides weekly home-cooked fellowship dinners to college students. 

Transportation is available. Call for details.

Must be enrolled in a San Antonio area college as a student.

Free

Wednesday 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Heather Hansen - Pastor Send email
(210) 317-8509

The Champion Fuel Food Program provides the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) to tens of thousands of children across the state of Texas daily. These programs are designed to provide nutritious snacks and meals to students participating in enrichment programs. At-risk CACFP snacks and meals can be served if at least 50% of your school location is approved for free and reduced lunch for all youth up to 18 years of age. Schools, community centers, daycare centers, apartments, and churches are all qualified locations of service.

Our Champion Fuel Program is funded by the Texas Department of Agriculture. For more information on our SFSP program and sites, please visit the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Programs at www.squaremeals.org.

This program is for youth 18 years and under.

Meals must be eaten on site.

Free.

Monday: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Friday: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
0.52 miles away, 403 Ave E, San Antonio, TX, 78205 , D1
Notice

Continuing service with current participants. Mentors are reaching out to check on individual needs during this time.

We are a non-profit, ecumenical ministry designed to Introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith. We do this by:

  • Praying for kids.
  • Going where kids are.
  • Building personal relationships with them.
  • Winning the right to be heard.
  • Providing experiences that are fun, adventurous
    and life-changing.
  • Sharing our lives and the Good News of Jesus Christ
    with adolescents.
  • Inviting them to personally respond to the Good News.
  • Loving them regardless of their responses.
  • Nurturing kids so they might grow in their love for Christ
    and the knowledge of God's Word and become people who
    can share their faith with others.
  • Helping young people develop the skills, assets and
    attitudes to reach their full God-given potential.
  • Encouraging kids to live connected to the Body of Christ by
    being an active member of a local congregation.
  • Working with a team of like-minded individuals - volunteer
    leaders, committee members, donors and staff.
Following the School Calendar: Tuesday: 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Eric Collins - Acting Area Director Send email
(830) 385-1015

Keeping Everyone Young in Spirit through fellowship, encouragement and friendship by loving Christ, loving one another and loving the city.

The main speaker program on Fridays begins at 11:00 AM with lunch starting at noon. Groups meet in Westminster Hall.

Also, monthly we celebrate birthdays of the month at a local restaurant.

Speaker program available through live stream if you’re unable to attend.

Contact Joe Moore at [email protected] for more information.

Friday: 11:00 AM

We provide sack lunches six days a week.

Monday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Friday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Saturday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sunday: CLOSED
Diane Trujillo - Director of Social Services
(210) 223-6648
0.62 miles away, 504 Avenue E, San Antonio, TX, 78215 , D1

We provide warm meals, showers with CAM, ID Recovery, respite, small groups, computer lab, street outreach, and personalized case management.

Located on the campus of Grace Lutheran Church, this program is in partnership with the City of San Antonio and local non-profits including Haven for Hope, SA Hope Center, First Presbyterian Church, and Church Under the Bridge.

The center is for anyone experiencing homelessness, about to experience homelessness, or in need of respite during the day.

Hours of Operation: Monday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Thursday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Friday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED *Hot Meal is served Monday - Friday: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM *Showers available Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM *ID Recovery available Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM *Case Management available Monday - Friday: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM *Harm Reduction available Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Morgan Handley - Day Center Director Send email
(210) 226-8341 x: 318
0.69 miles away, 400 N Frio, San Antonio, TX, 78207 , D5

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

*Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Free.

Program Hours: Monday: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Tuesday: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Thursday: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Friday: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
0.70 miles away, 122 Nolan St, San Antonio, TX, 78210 , D2

Head Start children receive specialized quality education and comprehensive social services that provide opportunities for our children to learn and succeed when they enter kindergarten.

Education and disability:

  • Individualized teaching
  • Low child/staff ratios
  • Structured routines and schedules
  • School readiness skills
  • Culturally diverse
  • Services for children with disabilities
  • Screenings and ongoing assessments
  • Individualized activities
  • Inclusive classrooms
  • Parent advocacy and training

Health:

  • Medical and dental case management
  • Staff certified in first aid & CPR
  • Clean and safe environments
  • On site dental exams and fluoride varnish
  • Hearing and vision screenings
  • Indoor/outdoor physical development

Nutrition:

  • Healthy breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • Menus developed by registered dietitians

Family support:

  • Parent engagement activities and leadership opportunities
  • Supporting families to meet their need and achieve goals
  • Community resources and services
  • School district transportation may be available

The age requirement for our Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) Program is 6 weeks – 35 months of age.

Our Early Head Start-Childcare Partnership (EHS-CCP) Program recruits families receiving Child Care Services (CCS). Often times, CCS requires a co-payment, and families are responsible for paying their own co-payment directly to each child care center.

Healy Murphy Child Development Center
(210) 224-9569
COSA Head Start Program
(210) 206-5500

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

*Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Provide continental breakfast and lunch as well as social and educational opportunities, art program and seasonal-themed activities,

Free.

Senior Center Hours: Monday: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Thursday: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Friday: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Regina Blankenship - Social Worker
(210) 352-2000
0.80 miles away, 910 N Flores, San Antonio, TX, 78212 , D1

This program provides financial assistance to households who have become homeless and require short or mid-term assistance to be able to regain housing stability.

Clients/households are referred by the Coordinated Entry system and through the hotline from the City of San Antonio.

Case Management is required to participate in this program.

Office Hours
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Kaitlyn Rivera
(210) 352-2020

The shelter provides immediate, short-term housing for women and families experiencing homelessness. The objective is to move these individuals and families from crisis to stability with emergency shelter. Rooms come available most days on a first-come, first-served basis.

Women, mothers and children, and intact families. (Couples must show marriage certificate.)

Free.

Open 24 hours

We provide sack lunches at this location for people experiencing homelessness or food insecurity.

Monday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Thursday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Friday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Stephanie Sills Send email
0.81 miles away, 920 N Flores, San Antonio, TX, 78212 , D1

A nutritious hot meal is served to older adults, age 60+, through the city's Comprehensive Nutrition Program.

Programming also includes monthly food distribution, games, arts and crafts, fitness and exercise, health screenings, special events, and field trips.

Monday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED

Here’s how Safe Place works:

Step One – A young person enters a Safe Place and asks for help.

Step Two – The site employee finds a comfortable place for the youth to wait while they call the licensed Safe Place agency. For the greater San Antonio area that is Roy Maas Youth Alternatives (RMYA).

Step Three – Within 30 minutes, a RMYA staff member or qualified Safe Place volunteer will arrive to talk with the youth and, if necessary, provide transportation to RMYA's Centro Seguro Drop-In Center.

Step Four – Once at Centro Seguro, counselors meet with the youth and provide support. Agency staff makes sure the youth and their families receive the help and professional services they need.

This program is for youth under the age of 18 in need of immediate help and safety.

Free.

Open 24 hours
Youth Hotline
(210) 340-8090

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

*Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Free.

Call for program hours and other details.

A nutritious dinner is served three days a week, followed by a worship service that includes a gospel message and contemporary Christian music.

After a balanced meal, individuals can receive a change of clothes, hygiene products, or special items we may have in stock (like blankets, hats, and gloves in winter months).

Most of our dinner guests, as well as most of our church members, are chronically homeless individuals, but all are welcome.

Free.

Monday: 6:00 PM Tuesday: 6:00 PM Wednesday: 6:00 PM Thursday: 6:00 PM Friday: 6:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED *Gates Open at 5:30 PM & Close at 6:30 PM
Dianne Talbert - Director Send email
(210) 569-4026

We serve dinner in a family-style setting in downtown San Antonio to homeless men, women, and children on Saturday evenings. We have been serving and loving on the impoverished and homeless for 9+ years and have seen this ministry grow and change lives.

We serve from 724 Chestnut Street, which is the gated parking lot of Church Under the Bridge. In inclement weather, we serve inside the church in the fellowship hall.

We serve dinner every Saturday night, rain or shine!

Registration is NOT required for individuals.

Saturday: 6:00 PM
Kenny Sides - Board President Send email
Mike Russell - Treasurer Send email

The Courtyard offers indoor sleeping to all individuals age 18 and older.

Families with nowhere else to stay are never turned away. (Families who arrive when the Intake Office is closed should go to the security building, which is located across the railroad tracks from the Intake Office, up a short flight of steps.)

Haven's Promise

  • You will ALWAYS be treated with kindness, compassion, dignity, and respect.
  • You will always sleep indoors, even in the Courtyard.
  • You will receive three hot meals a day and any clothing you need.
  • You will be connected to housing, through Haven Housing and our partners.
  • You will be connected to medical care, dental care, eye care, mental health care.

Services Available

  • Housing
  • Employment opportunities
  • ID Recovery: Social Security card, birth certificate, driver’s license
  • Application Assistance for Social Security, Disability, Medicare, SNAP
  • Substance use recovery
  • Detox
  • Sober living
  • LGBTQ services
  • Medical care
  • Eye care
  • Dental care
  • Psychiatric services
  • Counseling
  • Help with abuse, trauma
  • GED classes
  • Support for parents
  • Support for school-age kids
  • Legal services
  • Showers, laundry

For additional information, please contact [email protected].

There are no ID requirements and no drug testing is required.

All services are at no cost to Haven clients.

Hours of Operaton 24/7 Intake Office Hours Monday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Thursday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Friday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Haven For Hope Courtyard
(210) 220-2480

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

*Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Free.

Call for program hours and other details.

A hot meal is served each evening to our guests. Our dining room (shown in the photos) can serve up to 40 men. The evening meal is prepared by SARM staff and served at the completion of the worship service.

In addition, a light breakfast (pastry, juice and coffee) is served to the men as they depart the mission each morning. The Mission obtains its food through donations by individuals, companies and churches and by spot purchasing. Our kitchen is well equipped, city approved and includes oven, gas range, microwave, large refrigerator, walk-in freezer, and high speed dishwasher.

Men Only.

Free.

Evening Meals Served Daily at 8:00 PM after Worship.
Colin MacClean
(210) 222-9736

The San Antonio Rescue Mission dormitory houses up to 40 men in bunk beds.

  • All bed linens are washed, dried and replaced on each bed every day
  • Showers and personal hygiene items are provided
  • Meal served after chapel services
  • Soiled clothing can be exchanged for clean clothes.

Men only.

SARM is now open to serve a reduced number of guests. Call us for more information.

Mission Open: 5:30 PM Chapel Service: 7:00 PM Meal Service: 8:00 PM

Join us for breakfast before Sunday services.

Free.

Sunday: 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Juan N. Tolliver - Pastor Send email
Melvin Braziel - Steward Vice Chair Send email

We offer a nourishing meal, clothing, and compassionate interaction to the homeless and our other disadvantaged neighbors.

Free.

Monday: CLOSED Tuesday: 5:30 PM Wednesday: 5:30 PM Thursday: 5:30 PM Friday: 5:30 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Ed Bakunas - Food Bank Coordinator
(210) 488-3514

St Vinnys Bistro is not a soup kitchen. We provide three hot nutritious meals each day, 365 days a year, to adults in the Courtyard area of the multi-agency, multi-service Haven for Hope homeless campus.

We also provide sack lunches for the working homeless, as well as snacks for those who need to have food with their medication.

Additionally, we provide food service training to the homeless who wish to learn a skill that will lead them to a stable and sustainable future. Currently, we employ four permanent line cooks, all of whom were formerly homeless,  and four temporary line cooks, all of whom are currently homeless. This on-the-job training provides upward economic mobility and hope to the homeless who participate in the program, ensuring they have the means to lift themselves out of homelessness.

Click here for an inside look.

Service is limited to adult homeless individuals due to Haven for Hope Courtyard policy.

Breakfast: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Lunch: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Dinner: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1.10 miles away, 626 Nolan, San Antonio, TX, 78202 , D2

We strive to provide a friendly, cozy day-home and courtyard to anyone in need of a safe haven to rest, enjoy a meal, engage in conversation, garden, do laundry, watch a movie, play a board game, obtain travel size hygiene supplies, receive postal mail, and make/send and receive phone calls or email messages.

We also have free WIFI.

We are not an overnight shelter.

Must be homeless and 50 years or older to receive services other than Coordinated Entry referrals.

Free.

Monday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Friday: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED Monday-Thursday Breakfast: 8:15 AM - 10:00 AM Lunch: 11:30 AM Laundry (free + detergent): 8:15 AM sign-up Member Assistance (mail, phone, hygiene supplies): 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM Friday Courtyard: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Breakfast and Bag Lunch: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1.23 miles away, 400 Arbor Pl, San Antonio, TX, 78207 , D5

Our goal at Life Restored Church is that everyone who comes through our doors for a meal or a shower, clothes or healing or whatever, will feel loved, respected, and that they matter—because they are.

Tuesday: 10:30 AM - Showers/Clothes Wednesday: 10:30 AM - Showers/Clothes Thursday: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Pancake Breakfast Saturday: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Breakfast
Alex Fleming - Pastor Send email
(361) 317-2219
Cassandra Fleming