Help Pay for Housing near 78205

Help Pay for Housing near

San Antonio Community Resource Directory
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

Currently, SAHA will not give lease violations, notices to vacate or issue non-criminal evictions until further notice. This applies to you if you live on a SAHA property or Beacon Community. The CARES Act offers renters protections for 120 days.

If you have a voucher and do NOT live on a SAHA property or Beacon Community, the statewide ban on noncriminal evictions applies to you.

Get more information at https://saha.org/coronavirus/ or call 210.477.6999.

This temporary program is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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
The Salvation Army assists individuals and families who are struggling to pay their rent. We are often able to assist those facing eviction. For more information or to schedule an appointment with a caseworker, please contact us at or 910 N. Flores, San Antonio, Texas 78212.
Call to schedule an appointment with a caseworker.
Case Worker
(210) 352-2046
SAMMinistries' Homeless Prevention Services provide short-term rental assistance and/or utility assistance to individuals and families who are in imminent danger of eviction or of having utility service disconnected. Payments are made directly to landlords or utility companies. No payments are made directly to a client.
Clients must apply for assistance online at www.samm.org under the Get Help tab. Must have an eviction notice/notice to vacate or utility disconnection notice and must have some stable form of income.
Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Rex Brien - Director of Rapid Re-Housing and Prevention Services Send email
(210) 321-5680
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. 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 served receive case management services throughout program enrollment, linkage to needed support services, assistance with paying rental and/or utility deposits and apartment application fees, and clients have access to SAMMinistries' Education Program, as well as to legal advocacy offered through SAMMinistries for individuals or families qualifying as victims of domestic violence or other crime. Individuals and families are housed in apartments they select. Apartment must meet HUD habitability standards and must 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)
Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Rex Brien - Director of Rapid Re-Housing and Prevention Services Send email
(210) 321-5680
We provide emergency housing assistance by paying security deposits and first two weeks of rent for entry into an approved sober living home, as well as grocery gift cards and bus passes, whenever possible, to remove barriers to getting employed.
Monday - Saturday
Louie Send email
(210) 212-2926

In collaboration with others, we offer an array of services to the poor and vulnerable in and around San Antonio, including underserved, unincorporated areas of Bexar County with high levels of poverty. The program serves a broad population of all ages, with a special focus on veterans, the disabled, seniors, those with children under 5, the homeless, and those at high risk of becoming homeless.

Through our Essential Services Program, we offer an array of programs and services that address basic needs. In addition, limited financial assistance is provided for expenses such as utility bills, rent, and medication to low-income individuals as outlined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. We also offer a Rapid Rehousing Program funded by Bexar County Economic and Community Development Department Development Services Division and City of San Antonio - Dept. of Human Services.

In addition, because we guide and oversee a network of more than 59 Conference distribution sites in the community (offering an array of services), we can connect those in need to the conference located closest to them.

Devon Maddox - Family and Community Assistance Manager Send email
(210) 220-2463
COVID-19 Notice

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

• Phone and in-person screenings have been implemented to check for COVID-19 symptoms before consumer visits.
• Telehealth, tele-med, and telephone services for consumers have been implemented in order to reduce the flow of patients in our clinics.
• Social Distancing is being utilized for clients that we need to see in their homes.
• Temperature check screenings are in place at Frio, PEC, NW/Legacy Oaks, Drexel, Bandera, and Palo Alto. All of our consumers, vendors and those making deliveries will have their temperature checked before they are allowed into our clinics. As an extra precaution, we will be checking the temperatures of our staff later this week.
• Outpatient clinics and 24 hour facilities are deep cleaned and disinfected regularly.

The Center helps people who meet certain mental health criterea and are currently homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless, providing rent and utility assistance for up to 12 months.
(210) 261-1456
COVID-19 Notice

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

• Phone and in-person screenings have been implemented to check for COVID-19 symptoms before consumer visits.
• Telehealth, tele-med, and telephone services for consumers have been implemented in order to reduce the flow of patients in our clinics.
• Social Distancing is being utilized for clients that we need to see in their homes.
• Temperature check screenings are in place at Frio, PEC, NW/Legacy Oaks, Drexel, Bandera, and Palo Alto. All of our consumers, vendors and those making deliveries will have their temperature checked before they are allowed into our clinics. As an extra precaution, we will be checking the temperatures of our staff later this week.
• Outpatient clinics and 24 hour facilities are deep cleaned and disinfected regularly.

The Center helps people who are experiencing chronic homeless and actively receiving outpatient treatment in our programs obtain a permanent Section 8 voucher with the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA).
(210) 261-1456
COVID-19 Notice

Critical funds are available to help residents who are struggling to pay rent, utilities, internet, groceries, medicine, and fuel.

This program provides housing (rent or mortgage), utility, and internet assistance to qualifying individuals or families during the COVID-19 crisis. In addition, qualifying individuals or families will receive $150-$300 (based on household size) for food and other necessities through the Family Independence Initiative.

Please review the following eligibility and documentation requirements before beginning the application process.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

• Be a current resident of the City of San Antonio;

• Be the primary lease or mortgage holder in a multifamily unit, mobile home, or single-family home within the city limits of San Antonio;

• May only apply for rent, mortgage, and utility assistance related to one primary property;

• Have a household income at or below 100% of the area median income (AMI) as defined by HUD; and

• Provide ID and proof of hardship. Acceptable forms of documentation are listed here.

Apply here

To limit the spread of COVID-19, meetings are by appointment only until further notice.
If you need assistance completing the application, please call (210) 207-5910.
COVID-19 Notice

NHSD is open for business. To limit the spread of COVID-19, meetings are held by appointment only until further notice. Call (210) 207-6459 to schedule an appointment.

San Antonio residents struggling to pay rent on a current lease or mortgage due to an unexpected crisis should apply for Emergency Housing Assistance using the online application found here.

The Emergency Housing Assistance Program makes a one-time payment to the landlord or creditor for no more than three consecutive months or $3,5000.

Residents applying for housing assistance are also eligible to have up to $1,500 of their utility and internet bills paid through the program.

Clients approved for the housing assistance through this program are eligible for up to $300 cash assistance for fuel and groceries.

A request does not guarantee financial assistance will be provided.

Please do not submit more than one request for assistance.

 

(210) 207-6459
COVID-19 Notice

NHSD is open for business. To limit the spread of COVID-19, meetings are held by appointment only until further notice. Call (210) 207-6459 to schedule an appointment.

The goal of the Fair Housing/ Housing Counseling Program is to help residents maintain housing stability, which is key to family well-being. The program is a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-approved housing counseling agency. The Fair Housing Program provides the following services to rental tenants, homeowners and landlords: * Tenant and landlord mediation * Default counseling to homeowners * Housing Discrimination Complaints * Referrals and community outreach * Rent Assistance * Mortgage Assistance * Utility Assistance
Limited resources available. Call for information. Re-apply frequently.
(210) 207-6459
COVID-19 Notice

Due to safety concerns, this program has been temporarily discontinued. Please check back for updates.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers tangible assistance to those in need on a person-to-person basis. It is this personalized involvement that makes the work of the Society unique. This aid may take the form of intervention, consultation, or often through direct dollar or in-kind service. An essential precept of the Society's work is to provide help while conscientiously maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those who are served. The Society recognizes that it must assume, also, a role of advocacy for those who are defenseless or voiceless.

Must reside within parish boundary.

Wednesday - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Saturday - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Frank Garcia - President
(210) 212-5530
COVID-19 Notice

This program is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The program will offer 1-3 months of rental assistance (in accordance with HUD Fair Market Rent limits) for residents of unincorporated Bexar County and suburban cities that: • Meet HUD-established income limits for families earning 100% or below the Area Median Income ($72,000 for a family of 4) • Can provide proof of unemployment (i.e., furlough, layoff, or termination) or a material reduction of income due to COVID-19. Click the Website link below to complete the application. Those without internet access may call (210) 940-1180.
COVID-19 Notice

To protect our employees, our participants, and continue services the Housing Authority of Bexar County (HABC) has made the following operational changes:
• Closure of the HABC Lobby
• No in-person meetings
• Residents will hear from their assigned case worker by appointment using phone or email
• Property managers are taking extra care with our elderly population checking daily to assure they have sufficient supplies and that any health-related needs are being addressed

Questions from participants can be directed to their assigned caseworker or anyone can call the main number at 210-225-0071. For updates, phone our hotline (210-231-2043) or visit our website at www.habctx.org/about.us/coronavirus.

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.

It is often the case that someone needs a hand up to escape the cycle of poverty. Matthew 25:35 “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed me,” guides the continuum of services we provide at Catholic Charities’ Guadalupe Community Center. The Guadalupe Community Center is dedicated to providing support and advocacy services to individuals and families in need. One of the oldest community centers in San Antonio, Catholic Charities’ Guadalupe Community Center has been providing social services since 1944. Committed to enhancing the culture, health and quality of life for individuals and families, Guadalupe Community Center provides a multitude of social services free of charge. We pride ourselves on providing wrap around services to the community in the hopes that each individual will ultimately work towards self-sufficiency.
Call for information
Lizzy Nemeth - Executive Director Send email
(210) 226-6178
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.

Provides rental assistance through the Emergency Solutions grant and case management to help families at risk of homelessness remain housed and transition to self-sufficiency.
Assistance is limited and provided to clients who have a court order eviction notice or eviction notice from their landlord.
Mon,8:00a.m -11:00am by appointment
Lydia Cardenas Send email
(210) 226-6178
1.56 miles away, 804 Ruiz St, San Antonio, TX, 78207 , D1
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers tangible assistance to those in need on a person-to-person basis. It is this personalized involvement that makes the work of the Society unique. This aid may take the form of intervention, consultation, or often through direct dollar or in-kind service. An essential precept of the Society's work is to provide help while conscientiously maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those who are served. The Society recognizes that it must assume, also, a role of advocacy for those who are defenseless or voiceless.
Must reside within parish boundary.
Wednesday 10:00am - 1:00pm
Elva Fraga - President Send email
(210) 849-7302
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.

Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) is a state-funded, employment-based cash assistance program. RCA is for clients who are not eligible for assistance under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Assistance is available for the first eight months after arrival in the United States. For additional information please call 210-242-3137 and speak with the program director, Juliana Horn.
This program is for REFUGEES ONLY.
Juliana Horn - Non-Projected Arrivals Director
(210) 222-1294
COVID-19 Notice

Call or click here to request assistance.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers tangible assistance to those in need on a person-to-person basis. It is this personalized involvement that makes the work of the Society unique. This aid may take the form of intervention, consultation, or often through direct dollar or in-kind service. An essential precept of the Society's work is to provide help while conscientiously maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those who are served. The Society recognizes that it must assume, also, a role of advocacy for those who are defenseless or voiceless.

Must reside within parish boundary.

Tuesday and Thursday 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Frances Hernandez - President
(210) 255-1214
COVID-19 Notice

Due to health and safety concerns, our in-person services are temporarily suspended. At this time, we are providing

• One-to-one tutoring online or children 5-22 who have disabilities. Small stipend accepted

• One-to-one money management, conflict resolution, interview prep,

• Providing communication to serve as an outlet for the challenges of now being a shut-in.

RTS also has resources in the community for family’s needs. Call or text 210-844-5988 anytime.

As a teen, transitioning from home to living on your own is tough enough. It's especially hard if you have a disability. I assist young adults with learning the skills that they need to successfully live on their own, hold a job and integrate into the community. All services are delivered at the client's location.
Text Only
Mon-Sat,9:00am-4:00pm
Raeme Bosquez-Greer Send email
(210) 844-5988
COVID-19 Notice

We remain open to provide services to families in our neighborhood. Before visiting, please call to verify days and hours of operation.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers tangible assistance to those in need on a person-to-person basis. It is this personalized involvement that makes the work of the Society unique. This aid may take the form of intervention, consultation, or often through direct dollar or in-kind service. An essential precept of the Society's work is to provide help while conscientiously maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those who are served. The Society recognizes that it must assume, also, a role of advocacy for those who are defenseless or voiceless.
Must reside within parish boundary.
Tuesday, Thursday 10:00am - noon
Elida San Miguel - President Send email
(210) 432-3176
The Financial and Housing Recovery Center is part of the Recovery and Resiliency Plan for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The plan includes a section on community resilience, which ensures that households and businesses affected by COVID-19 have the resources and tools to become financially resilient and better prepared to withstand future economic challenges. Financial Benefits Navigation Through Financial Benefits Navigation we work with federal, state, and local benefits providers and with community partners, to include referral services such as unemployment, TANF, CHIP, housing authority waitlist registration, utility assistance, rent/mortgage assistance, etc. Financial Counseling Financial Counselors through the Financial and Housing Recovery Center, assist residents with budgeting, debt management, credit report education, and linking to positive products through Bank On San Antonio, etc.
Currently, all appointments are virtual via email and phone. To schedule an appointment, please call the number below or copy and paste this link into your web browser: https://www.sanantoniofec.org/Make-An-Appointment/Willie-Velasquez-Appointment
(210) 207-5910
COVID-19 Notice

COVID-19 Relief Fund is a temporary service of the Antioch Food Bank and Community Outreach Program.

While it is our desire to provide financial assistance to all who apply, it is very likely that the needs of the community will far exceed our resources. Please know all applications will be
reviewed on a first come first serve basis. Any funds awarded will be paid directly to the rental or utility company. In order to assist as many as possible, funds awarded may not be enough to pay the full amount you owe but we hope this will allow you to work out a payment plan.

Please click on the website link below to complete the COVID-19 Relief Fund Application.

(210) 225-2452