Help Pay for Utilities near 78205

Help Pay for Utilities near

San Antonio Community Resource Directory
COVID-19 Notice

CAM has decided to keep its doors open to serve those less fortunate in the San Antonio community. We’ve prayed hard about this, and we believe God is providing CAM with the tools needed to help those in need.

We are prioritizing the following services at this time: groceries for those in homes, daily sack lunches for our homeless friends, financial assistance for prescriptions.

Financial assistance offered for utility payments - a disconnection notice must be issued and the client must be able to pay half of the bill. Financial assistance for prescription medications up to $40 annually. School supplies and back packs available by sign up mid June to early July.
Call ahead to verify availability of assistance. Arrive early for financial assistance needs. Mon-Thu: 9:00am - 3:30pm Fri: 9:00am - 11:45am
Diane Trujillo - Director of Social Services
(210) 223-6648
The Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is a utility assistance program. 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.
In order to receive assistance through Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) the applicant must: • Reside in Bexar County • Have income that does not exceed 150% of the Poverty Income Guideline (PDF) set by the Federal Government • Be a U.S citizen, qualified alien or of verified legal immigration status The following documents must be provided to determine eligibility: • U.S Passport or • Certificate of U.S Citizenship or • Certificate of Naturalization If you can not provide those documents then you would need the following: • Valid state issued Driver License or State-issued Identification Card and Birth Certificate or Valid Voter Registration ID Card Priority for utility assistance is given to low-income households: • Elderly (60 years or older) • Disabled • Families with children 5 years of age or younger
Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:00pm
Send email
(210) 335-3666
This program provides utility assistance to CPS Energy ratepayers to support the health of families and individuals experiencing a financial hardship. Priority is given to individuals who are elderly, disabled, or a household with children 16 years of age and younger or a ratepayer enrolled in CPS Energy’s Critical Care Program.
In order to receive assistance the applicant must: • Be a CPS Energy customer • Reside in Bexar County outside the of San Antonio city limits • Have income that does not exceed 125% of the Poverty Income Guideline (PDF)
Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:00pm
Send email
(210) 335-3666
Some residential customers may qualify for a discount on monthly service charges.
To qualify for this discount, your income must be at or below 125% of federal poverty guidelines and you must meet one of the following requirements: * Be 60 years old or older. * Have a disability. * Use life-sustaining medical equipment. * Have pre-school aged children or school children age 18 and under. * Have extenuating circumstances as determined by CPS Energy or the City of San Antonio.
Apply online.
(210) 353-6777
The SaveNow Casa Verde Weatherization Program helps income-qualifying homeowners and renters reduce energy loss (and costs) with free energy efficiency improvements. Our program provides an average of $5,000 in energy efficiency upgrades at no cost to you - all to help you save month after month.
Proof of income will be requested for eligibility
Apply online.
(210) 353-2272
COVID-19 Notice

CPS Energy & SAWS are suspending disconnections during the COVID-19 crisis.

You will continue to receive bills from the utility companies. For help paying your bills, go to:
• CPS: www.cpsenergy.com/assistance or call 210.353.2222
• SAWS: https://uplift.saws.org/ or call 210.233.2273
• City of San Antonio Department of Human Services: https://www.sanantonio.gov/dhsutility or call 210.207.7830.
• Texas Public Utility Commission may also provide assistance by calling 866.454.8387.

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. o Referrals to community resources o Medication and medical adherence o Linkage to medical care o Assist with obtaining HIV medication o Assist with applications for medical benefits o 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
WHAT TO EXPECT DURING YOUR FIRST VISIT AT AARC: 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 Goslinowski Social Services Center provides assistance to individuals and families in a crisis situation to meet their basic and emergency needs in order to prevent homelessness. Services include utility, and food assistance.
Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5:00pm
Kaitlyn Rivera
(210) 352-2020
0.94 miles away, 222 S Comal, San Antonio, TX, 78207 , D5
At the Bexar County Reentry Center, we believe that everyone deserves an opportunity to overcome the things that brought them into the criminal justice system. Everyone deserves a second chance to realize their full potential and to become a happy, fulfilled, productive citizen. Programs available through the center can increase former offenders' level of employability, help them obtain higher levels of education or vocational training, and give them pride of ownership in our community.
Mon, Tue, Wed, 7:00am-8:00pm Thu, Fri, 7:00am-5:00pm Sat, 8:00-12:00pm Sunday, closed
Debra A Jordan - Reentry Project Manager
(210) 335-8744
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
The FRC service family members of the incarcerated and individuals formerly incarcerated with: * Assistance with basic needs (food, clothing, transportation, ID cards, etc. * Employment assistance through job readiness, and job referrals. * Regular support group meetings. * Substance recovery classes. * Chaplaincy services. * English as a Second Language (ESL) * Mental health counseling. * Public utilities assistance (when funding is available). * Parenting classes. * Anger management classes. * Art therapy for victims of domestic violence.
Identification Proof of incarceration
Family Renewal Center
(210) 299-4540
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

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 COIVID-19, meetings are held by appointment only until further notice. For utility assistance call (210) 207-5910 to schedule an appointment.

Provides assistance to eligible households that need help paying for utilities due to an emergency hardship that impacts their ability to pay.
Call or visit office for information and application process.
Mon-Fri: 7:45am - 4:30pm
(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.

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

In response to COVID-19 pandemic we are offering the following services:
• One-on-one support to individuals and families accessing services and filling out forms for services, resources for food and other basic needs
• Crisis Management Assistance and Consultations
• Conflict Resolution Consults
•One-on-One Phone and Virtual Parenting Support
• Virtual Parent Education Classes
Please fill out the form on the website link.

We strengthen communities by utilizing assets to create women-led programming. Together, we increase access to essential healthcare services, educational tools, and support positive change for our communities.
Free
(210) 908-9772
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

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
One-time emergency financial assistance to prevent utility disconnection, financial coaching and budget assessment for income-eligible individuals and families. Please contact Lizzy Nemeth at 210-226-6178 x205 for additional information. First come first serve basis.
By Appointment only
Lizzie Nemeth - Executive Director Send email
(210) 226-6178
1.56 miles away, 804 Ruiz St, San Antonio, TX, 78207 , D1
COVID-19 Notice

Archbishop Gustavo has extended the following COVID-19-related changes impacting parishes in the archdiocese to May 18:
• The precautions regarding social distancing (at least six feet between persons) and limits on crowd size (no more than 10 persons) remain in effect for all liturgies.
• Public celebration of Masses is suspended, and priests are greatly encouraged to livestream, or use other media, to reach out to the faithful.

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

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.
Thu, 12:00-2:00pm
Nelda Jordan - President
(210) 347-9286
2.11 miles away, 1334 W Ashby, San Antonio, TX, 78201 , D1
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.

Members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (STVDP) put their faith into action. The Vincentians, as the members are called, follow Christ by serving those in need of food, clothing, and assistance and so bear witness to Christ’s compassion for the poor and broken-hearted. Through person-to-person, Vincentians give their heart and friendship to those they serve.
Must reside within parish boundary.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00am - 11:00am
Chris Powers - President Send email
(210) 734-5404
COVID-19 Notice

Sunday Mass reopened to the public on May 24.

To view the guidelines presented by the Office of the Archbishop, cut and paste the following link into your web browser:

https://www.archsa.org/images/uploads/Guidelines-for-Reopening-Mass-to-the-Public-Final-5-12-20-ENG.PDF

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
COVID-19 Notice

An application for electric utility assistance is available at https://dhs.mendixcloud.com/.
To apply for SAWS water bill assistance, call (210)223-2273 or go to the website at www.saws.org/uplift.

Emergency financial assistance for utility payments for qualified applicants.
Documentation required. Apply online - https://dhs.mendixcloud.com/
(210) 207-8198