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San Antonio Community Resource Directory
Hotlines and Virtual Assistance

Dial 211 on your phone
or dial (877) 541-7905

2-1-1 is a free and anonymous hotline that helps people find information about local resources in their community. Calling 2-1-1 is the starting point for making a connection to community services such as food, clothing, shelter, employment, and during disasters, to name a few. We maintain a comprehensive, up-to-date database that is updated regularly according to industry standards.

24 hours, 7 days a week including holidays
(877) 541-7905
Maria Gansel - 211 VP Operations Send email
(210) 352-7000
COVID-19 Notice

This hotline was created to help meet the needs of people in the greater San Antonio area who are experiencing street homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Call to get help finding available services for people experiencing homelessness.

No in-person services are offered at this location.

Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
(210) 207-1799
COVID-19 Notice

Call-in assessments only.

If you are currently experiencing homelessness or are at risk of becoming homeless, Homelink can help by assessing your situation and connecting you with the most appropriate housing resource.

After enrolling with Homelink, if your need is not met by an immediate referral, you must maintain your eligibility every 30 days. This will be explained further during your Homelink assessment.

Mon: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM Tues & Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Homeless Connections Hotline
(210) 207-1799
COVID-19 Notice

We are OPEN for in-person assessments.

You do NOT need to be a veteran to receive an assessment at this location.

If you are currently experiencing homelessness or are at risk of becoming homeless, Homelink can help by assessing your situation and connecting you with the most appropriate housing resource.

After enrolling with Homelink, if your need is not met by an immediate referral, you must maintain your eligibility every 30 days. This will be explained further during your Homelink assessment.

Mon, Wed & Fri: 8:30 - 11:30 AM
(210) 354-4892
COVID-19 Notice

The Kingdom Restoration Lab has resumed services.

Members of our congregation and ministry partners such as the SA Hope Center (formerly the Christian Hope Resource Center, or CHRC), Christian Assistance Ministries (CAM), Any Woman Can (AWC), and others provide opportunities toward holistic transformation for neighbors who are struggling.

Mentors from SA Hope Center are available to meet with guests to develop a long-term proactive plan to become more self-sufficient.

Free

Mon & Thu: 1:00 – 5:00 PM Fri: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Use the 4th St basement entrance.)
Margaret G Sauceda - Kingdom Restoration Lab Administrator Send email
(210) 271-2704
COVID-19 Notice

We are OPEN for in-person assessments.

You do NOT need to be a veteran to receive an assessment at this location.

If you are currently experiencing homelessness or are at risk of becoming homeless, Homelink can help by assessing your situation and connecting you with the most appropriate housing resource.

After enrolling with Homelink, if your need is not met by an immediate referral, you must maintain your eligibility every 30 days. This will be explained further during your Homelink assessment.

Mon, Wed & Fri: 7:00 - 11:00 AM
(210) 354-4892
COVID-19 Notice

We are still taking in veterans. Intake is currently being done at these locations and times:

  • 611 N Flores; Mon-Thu, 8:30 am-5:00 pm and Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • 206 San Pedro Ave; Mon-Thu, 8:30 am-5:00 pm and Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm 

All American GI Forum sites are using increased protective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

SSVF, funded through the Department of Veteran Affairs, is a program designed to assist very low-income veteran families in obtaining permanent housing. NVOP operates SSVF programs in both San Antonio and El Paso. Under the program, participants receive client-centered case management, individualized housing stability counseling, assistance with obtaining public benefits, referrals to community agencies, and other support services as needed.
Eligible clients include: • Veteran families currently homeless staying in their cars, parks, abandoned buildings, airports, camping grounds, etc. • Currently living in their home but at risk of eviction • Veteran families currently homeless staying in a shelter, transitional housing, hotel, or motel. • Veteran families who are currently homeless, but scheduled to move into permanent housing within 90 days
Thomas Shaw - Director of SSVF Send email
(210) 233-8505
COVID-19 Notice

In order to protect the health and safety of our residents and staff, SAHA is:

  • Implementating all steps recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Limiting in-person interactions
  • Cleaning and disinfecting all its public housing properties, including conducting deep cleaning of each property
  • Encouraging residents to adhere to CDC guidance including social distancing, hand washing, and monitoring potential symptoms

Residents and partners can continue to call, email, or submit inquiries online (click here).

SAHA’s mission is to provide quality affordable housing that is well integrated into the fabric of neighborhoods and serves as a foundation to improve lives and advance resident independence.

The Assisted Housing Programs include the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, also known as the Section 8 program, and the Special Programs which target specific groups such as homeless persons or persons with disabilities.

The HCV Program provides eligible low-income individuals and families with the ability to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market. Participants are free to choose housing from single-family homes, townhouses, and apartments, as long as the units meet the requirements of the program. This freedom of choice offers participants a chance for a better quality of life by providing them with access to better job opportunities, schools, transportation, and other services. The HCV Program administers 13,417 rental vouchers.

The HCV Program sets aside a determined number of vouchers for targeted groups such as the homeless, homeless veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Click here to learn more and to apply for housing.

Click here to check your waiting list status.

(210) 477-6000
COVID-19 Notice

In order to protect the health and safety of our residents and staff, SAHA is:

  • Implementating all steps recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Limiting in-person interactions
  • Cleaning and disinfecting all its public housing properties, including conducting deep cleaning of each property
  • Encouraging residents to adhere to CDC guidance including social distancing, hand washing, and monitoring potential symptoms

Residents and partners can continue to call, email, or submit inquiries online (click here).

The Set Aside Homeless Voucher Program (SHVP) provides rental voucher assistance to homeless individuals through a collaborative referral process. The San Antonio Metropolitan Ministries (SAMM) and the Center for Health Care Services (CHCS) screen applicants to ensure they meet all eligibility criteria and then forward a referral packet to SAHA. Case Management and Supportive Services are provided by CHCS and SAMM.

This program is for homeless individuals.

Cecil King
(210) 220-2561
Jessica Elizondo
(210) 979-6188
COVID-19 Notice

In order to protect the health and safety of our residents and staff, SAHA is:

  • Implementating all steps recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Limiting in-person interactions
  • Cleaning and disinfecting all its public housing properties, including conducting deep cleaning of each property
  • Encouraging residents to adhere to CDC guidance including social distancing, hand washing, and monitoring potential symptoms

Residents and partners can continue to call, email, or submit inquiries online (click here).

The HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program for homeless veterans combines Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) rental assistance with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) at VA medical centers and community-based outreach clinics. Homeless veterans are screened by the VA and then referred to SAHA.
This program serves homeless veterans.
Ramón Garcia
(210) 616-9915

Social Services provided by AARC include:

  • Case Management: Medical and Non-medical case management help individuals living with HIV/AIDS become self–sufficient and virally suppressed. Case managers utilize assessments, care coordination, advocacy for options and services to meet client’s comprehensive health needs.
    • Referrals to community resources
    • Medication and medical adherence
    • Linkage to medical care
    • Assist with obtaining HIV medication
    • Assist with applications for medical benefits
    • Client-centered services
  • Health Insurance: The Health Insurance Premium–Aids Pharmaceutical Assistance (HIPCSA) program is intended to help HIV positive individuals continue medical care without gaps in health insurance coverage or disruption of treatment. This includes premium payments, office visit/lab co-payments, deductibles and medication co-pays. Funds are NOT available for co-payments associated with hospitalization and/or emergency room care.
  • Housing Services: Alamo Area Resource Center maintains an affordable housing data base and provides housing referral and placement services. AARC also provides HOPWA Short Term Rental, Mortgage, Utility assistance (STRMU), Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) and housing case management for those who qualify.
  • Patient Navigation: Patient navigation is a process by which an individual—a patient navigator—guides patients with HIV through and around barriers in the complex care system to help ensure timely diagnosis and treatment.
  • Outreach Services: Outreach Services is the identification of people with unknown HIV disease, as well as those who know their status but are out-of-care. For help receiving or returning to care contact 210-204-5964.
  • Thrive Early Intervention: Assists individuals recently diagnosed with HIV or those with HIV who have not yet established a regimen of regular medical care.
  • Transportation: AARC transportation offers a shared-ride service for consumers that because of their disability are unable to access the public transit system. The purpose is to transport our clients to and from their medical appointments. If an AARC shuttle van is not available, we may transport you in a contracted vehicle, such as a taxi. Hours and direct line: Mon-Fri: 8am–4:30pm; 210-625-7222
  • Support Groups: Alamo Area Resource Center (AARC) offers and provides space for a variety of different types of discussion, harm reduction, therapy, support and Healthy Relationship groups. Some are presented by AARC, while others are peer-led, organized, and presented by groups or entities not affiliated with AARC. Groups are free to attend and RSVP is not necessary unless stated otherwise. For information about each group and/or to learn about attendance guidelines, restrictions or requirements, contact our Behavioral Health Department at 210-591-0216

During your first visit with us, you will be meeting with our Intake Specialist who will collect all the eligibility documents as well as our agency documents in order to be eligible for services. You can expect to spend about 30-50 minutes with the Intake Specialist.

Be prepared to bring:

  • Proof of positivity
  • Proof of income
  • Proof of residency
  • Picture I.D
COVID-19 Notice

The Shelter remains OPEN.

When the shelter is at full capacity we can assist in referring families in need to other resources.

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
(210) 352-2046
COVID-19 Notice

Haven for Hope is open to anyone who is experiencing homelessness. No ID is required.

The Intake office is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Families are welcome 24/7.

Due to COVID, new arrivals will be tested onsite for COVID-19 and will be required to isolate in a designated location until test results are provided (1-3 nights). If the test results are positive, transportation and placement will be arranged at the City’s Isolation Care Facility Hotel. If the test results are negative, individuals and families will transition directly to Haven programming.

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 Monday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Monday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Monday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Monday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Haven For Hope Courtyard
(210) 220-2480

SAMMinistries' Rapid Re-Housing Program serves individuals and families who meet HUD criteria as "literally homeless" and who are referred by the community's Coordinated Entry system.

The Rapid Re-Housing Program assists individuals and families in locating housing, paying rent for periods between 6 months and 18 months. (The length of assistance provided depends upon household need and specific Rapid Re-Housing Program within SAMMinistries by which the household is served.)

Individuals and families receive:

  • case management services
  • connection to needed support services
  • assistance with paying apartment application fees and rental and/or utility deposits
  • access to SAMMinistries' Education Program
  • legal advocacy (victims of domestic violence or other crime)

Individuals and families are housed in apartments they select. (The apartment must meet HUD habitability standards and be within fair-market rent/rent reasonableness guidelines based upon household size.

Must be referred by the community's Coordinated Entry system. Individual or family must be "literally homeless" by HUD definition (living in emergency shelter, on the street, or in a place not meant for habitation).

Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Rex Brien - Director of Rapid Re-Housing and Prevention Services Send email
(210) 321-5680
COVID-19 Notice

Our clinics will be operating under normal business hours while we increase cleanings and screenings within our facilities.

PATH is the outreach team that finds people experiencing homelessness who are currently living under bridges, in the streets, and in tent cities. PATH workers can connect you to mental health services, shelter and housing programs. People with priority diagnoses are referred to The Center; other non-priority diagnoses are referred to other community agencies.
(210) 261-1700
COVID-19 Notice

Our clinics will be operating under normal business hours while we increase cleanings and screenings within our facilities.

Shelter Plus Care focuses on people with mental illness and families who experience homelessness, helping them get into permanent housing more quickly. The Center provides mental health treatment, psychosocial rehabilitation, case management and skills training. Qualified participants will receive a Section 8 Certificate through the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA).
(210) 261-1456
COVID-19 Notice

Haven for Hope is open to anyone who is experiencing homelessness. No ID is required.

The Intake office is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Families are welcome 24/7.

Due to COVID, new arrivals will be tested onsite for COVID-19 and will be required to isolate in a designated location until test results are provided (1-3 nights). If the test results are positive, transportation and placement will be arranged at the City’s Isolation Care Facility Hotel. If the test results are negative, individuals and families will transition directly to Haven programming.

The Transformational Campus provides residential housing while clients work to overcome the issues that led to their becoming homeless.

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.

Over 150 partner organizations collaborate to provide comprehensive services, including:

  • 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

Space on the Transformational Campus is limited and we cannot guarantee that a bed will be immediately available.

All services are at no cost to Haven clients.

Hours of Operaton 24/7 Intake Office Hours Monday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Monday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Monday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Monday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Monday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Haven For Hope Intake
(210) 220-2357
COVID-19 Notice

We are OPEN for in-person assessments.

If you are currently experiencing homelessness or are at risk of becoming homeless, Homelink can help by assessing your situation and connecting you with the most appropriate housing resource.

After enrolling with Homelink, if your need is not met by an immediate referral, you must maintain your eligibility every 30 days. This will be explained further during your Homelink assessment.

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
(210) 220-2100
COVID-19 Notice

In order to protect the health and safety of our residents and staff, SAHA is:

  • Implementating all steps recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Limiting in-person interactions
  • Cleaning and disinfecting all its public housing properties, including conducting deep cleaning of each property
  • Encouraging residents to adhere to CDC guidance including social distancing, hand washing, and monitoring potential symptoms

Residents and partners can continue to call, email, or submit inquiries online (click here).

The Homeless Services Voucher (HSV) program provides rental voucher assistance to homeless individuals through collaboration among different organizations. After Haven for Hope refers applicants to the City of San Antonio, the City screens applicants to ensure they meet all criteria and forward the application packets to SAHA. Upon selection from the waiting list, the applicant is notified by SAHA to schedule an eligibility appointment. Case Management and Supportive Services are provided by Haven for Hope. Individuals interested in the program should contact a Haven for Hope Intake Representative at (210) 220-2357.
This program serves homeless individuals and families.
Mon-Fri, 8:00am-3:00pm (Office closed every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 8:00am-9:30am.)
(210) 220-2357
Are you using the Section 8 / Housing Choice Voucher Program? Are you having a hard time finding a home? We can connect you to a real estate agent that will help at no cost To get started, complete the contact form on our website at http://mycityismyhome.com/renters/
Rich Acosta - President Send email
(210) 802-9982
COVID-19 Notice

We continue to provide this service.

In partnership with The Bexar County Health Collaborative, we work with community families to identify and address their needs. By asking a series of questions, we can quickly assess a person's needs and search community resources and programs to address those needs.

We track the progress of each referral, which allows us to further support the needs of our community.

Sign up by calling or sending an email with contact information.

Free

Irene White Send email
(210) 908-9772
Cross Timber Homes builds high quality single-family homes for San Antonio’s hard working first time home buyers. We are a mission-driven organization dedicated to making homeownership possible for everyone. Our homebuyer requirements enable us to offer our high quality homes at an exceptional price.
1. Clients must be first-time homebuyers. 2. Clients' income must be under 120% the Area Median Income (AMI) as defined by HUD.
Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:30pm All other hours available by appointment only.
Katelyn Underbrink - Program Associate Send email
(210) 568-1764

Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio is an ecumenical Christian non-profit housing organization working in partnership with God’s people in need to build modest, decent and affordable houses without interest or profit, thereby witnessing God’s love in action. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

We work with families whose total income is between 20% – 70% of the area median income. Families are accepted to the Habitat program based on their need, ability to pay a zero percent interest mortgage, and their willingness to partner. Applicants must be residents of Bexar County. Once accepted, homeowners are eligible to buy a home from Habitat with a 20 – 25 year zero percent interest mortgage. Families spend a minimum of 300 hours investing in “sweat equity”. Where they support and help build their own home and the homes of their neighbors. Monthly payments average $600 (including taxes and insurance). In our 40-year history we have less than a 1.5% foreclosure rate.

Families partner with us and contribute a minimum of 300 hours of sweat equity, 15-20 hours of Home Owner Readiness classes and pay a minimal down payment on their mortgage. Mortgage payments are around $600 a month and include taxes and insurance.

Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Trisch Moy - Faith Relations Associate Send email
(210) 223-5203
The HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program for homeless veterans combines Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) rental assistance with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) at VA medical centers and community-based outreach clinics. Homeless veterans are screened by the VA and then referred to HABC.
Homeless veterans only
(210) 225-0071
COVID-19 Notice

If you need assistance during this crisis, contact (210) 226-6178 to be screened to receive basic needs through St. Stephen’s CARE Center and Guadalupe Community Center. Both centers remain open during normal business hours to provide food, clothing, and other self-sufficiency services to those who need us most.

Case managers are provided to empower refugees to better acculturate and integrate into the local community and American Lifestyle. Services provided: assistance with housing, Food Stamp applications, Medicaid renewals, transportation, interpretations services, school registration and instructional orientations to teach self-sufficiency.
This program is for REFUGEES ONLY.
Juliana Horn Send email
(210) 222-1294
San Antonio Alternative Housing Corporation (SAAHC) provides decent rental and ownership housing that is affordable to low- and moderate-income households.
Household income must not exceed 50%, 60% or 80% of the area median income (AMI).
No charge for the visit
Mon-Fri, 8:00am-5:00pm or by appointment

Restore Education’s college readiness program bridges this gap by putting college preparation in reach for students across Bexar County. With our help, students are less likely to end up in remedial courses and more likely to persist in college.

Go at your own pace. Create your own schedule with our evening & weekend hours. Take your exams when you are ready

You can enroll for free. Thanks to generous donors,
our program is
completely free for students.

Mon-Thu, 9:00am–8:00pm Fri, 9:00–12:00pm Sat,10:00am–3:00pm Sunday, closed
Kelli Phodes - Director
(210) 432-6123