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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.

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24 hours, 7 days a week including holidays
Maria Gansel - 211 VP Operations Send email
(210) 352-7000

Under the supervision of medical director, Dr. Hans Bruntmyer, the Street Medicine team spends the majority of their time walking the streets and remote areas of San Antonio and Bexar County equipped with backpacks filled with basic medical supplies, water, socks, and hygiene kits

In addition to predetermined rounds, the team also responds to calls from local outreach workers and law enforcement.

The team does their best to accommodate the environment and effectively care for whatever they might encounter. The team can handle basic primary care issues such as wounds, fractures, sprains, colds, back pain, neck pain, etc. Screenings for blood pressure and blood sugar are also available.

We treat unsheltered individuals.

There is no office or address where services are provided. Caregivers come to you.
Hans Bruntmyer - Medical Director Send email
(210) 645-5098

The Sunday morning clinic in the basement of Travis Park Church is part of Corazon San Antonio's service to the local homeless community. It includes medical triage and basic care, eye care, medications, and other medical supplies.

Walk-in only.

For patients with Care Link, Medicare, Medicaid, or other insurance, we provide only medical triage and immediate care.

Free.

Wednesday: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Sunday: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Dr. Catheryn Eichman Send email

We provide clothing, shoes, and hygiene items to homeless veterans that are in need. We partner with the shelter for homeless veterans to help those that served our country. No veteran should be homeless after putting their lives on the line for their country.

We offer free financial literacy classes as preventative measures to reduce homelessness in our military population. The classes are designed to teach how money works, how to invest, and how to utilize VA home loans.

Veterans; must show a need and a provide military ID or DD214.

Free.

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Jacqueline Smith - CEO Send email
(210) 646-8408
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

Families and individuals in need of clothing may "shop" at our clothes closet once every 30 days.

Other things such as diapers, hygiene items, and household linens are also offered when available.

All families and individuals are welcome at CAM.

  • No appointments needed
  • No zip code or demographic restrictions

Required for all services:

  • Photo ID (any type)
  • Original Social Security Card for all members of the household (If there is an issue, we can offer a agrace period on the first visit.)

Free

Monday: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM Thursday: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM Friday: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Diane Trujillo - Director of Social Services
(210) 223-6648
0.62 miles away, 504 Avenue E, San Antonio, TX, 78215 , D1

The Harm Reduction Center and Outreach is an effort to aid clients that are suffering from drug addiction and other forms of chemical dependencies. The program has built a team of 8 peer support and recovery specialists. As Certified Peer Recovery Coaches, they take pride in their ability to assist those in need by providing guidance into the many pathways of recovery available today.

Services include:

  • Syringe Exchange
  • Safe Injection Kits
  • Narcan Distribution
  • Safe Sex Kits
  • Hygiene Kit
  • Wound Care
  • Fentanyl Testing Strips
  • HIV/HCV Testing
  • Peer Recovery Coaching
  • Referrals to Detox Treatment, MAT, and more

Located behind and inside Grace Lutheran Church.

Free.

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
Madelein Santibanez - Director of Harm Reduction Send email
(210) 838-1183

This program provides financial assistance to veterans who are struggling to pay their rent or mortgages. 

Assistance is strict to veterans only.

 Click here for more details and to apply.

Qualifications:

  • Proof of service
  • Honorable and dishonorable discharge
  • Veterans, dependents and spouse, and surviving spouse
  • Homeless or facing homelessness

For more information or community agency referrals, call (210) 352-2020 or visit the Texas Veterans Commission website.

Office Hours
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: CLOSED
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

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

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

The primary purpose of the Mission is to acquaint the homeless and the wanderer with the priceless knowledge of the love and forgiveness of God in and through Jesus Christ. Our secondary purpose is to offer a bath, clean clothes, food and a place of shelter for the night.

The Mission provides a complete change of clothing to our guests as needed. We maintain a large clothing storage area (shown in the photograph) which contains shirts, pants, coats, underwear and socks, and shoes. Our clothing articles are donated to us by both individuals and local churches. We also provide to our guests toiletries including soap, shampoo, toothbrushes and paste. In exchange for clothing, we take soiled men’s clothes and after washing, place these clothes in our clothing storage room for reissue to the men.

Proof of I.D. and no more than 2 bags to bring with you.

Men Only.

Free.

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
Bonnie Vaughan - Director
(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

Thrive has two street outreach workers who provide services to homeless young adults who live on the streets. We provide survival backpacks which include hygiene items, first aid items, socks, snacks, water, and resource guides that highlight services throughout Bexar county. Our main objective is to try to get these young adults off the streets and into shelter, whether it be Thrive or another program.

Hannah Bruno - Street Outreach Specialist Send email
Andrea Cantu - Street Outreach Specialist Send email

The San Antonio Community and Donation Center serves RAICES clients as an inclusive and welcoming space for all newcomers.

Eligible clients may receive clothing, shoes, hygiene items, cleaning supplies, small housewares, and baby supplies.

Clients are also welcome to attend community events such as medical clinics, toy and school supply drives amongst others.

Must be a RAICES client.

We are always looking for donations of new items to meet our client’s basic daily living needs. The following donations are only accepted in San Antonio, Tx.

For more information please contact our SACDC staff at [email protected] and review the Community and Donation Centers pamphlet.

Accepted new donations include:

  • Clothing (including professional work / court attire)
  • Shoes
  • Car seats
  • Boxes of Diapers (all sizes)
  • Baby wipes
  • Household Cleaning supplies
  • Hygiene Items
  • Toys (infant – teen)
  • Gift Cards (grocery stores, VISA, Mastercard)
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
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

Assists seniors with diapers, wipes, bed pads, and toiletries every month. We saw a huge need for these items in the community and knew we were called to help. If you are a senior 65+, and have a medical condition that keeps you out of the workforce, then we can help you.

  • Must be 65 or older.
  • Must provide a picture ID.
  • If you have a medical condition, please bring any documentation supporting the condition.
Call for an appointment.
Beatrice Alcocer - Executive Director
(210) 437-0888
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

This is the First Registered Little Free Library and Pantry in San Antonio and close to the oldest public housing complex in town, Alazan Apache Courts. It is located at 816 S Colorado, between El Paso and Guadalupe Streets.

We Accept:

  • Non perishables
  • Hygeine products
  • Books

We do not have a refrigerator.

We also have a Little Free Library at this location.

Free.

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The Store food pantry available to students, staff and faculty at the Student Advocacy Center.

Resources, depending on availability, include various food and produce items, hygeine products, baby supplies, clothing, and dog or cat food.

Each individual is allowed two visits per month.

Available to all SAC students, faculty, or staff.

Requirements:

  • SAC Banner ID
  • Intake query by phone
  • General Application providing household information done in person.

Call 210-486-1111 to make an appointment.

Free.

Tuesday & Thursday - By Appointment Only
Student Advocacy Center
(210) 486-1111
Roger Narvaez - Senior Coordinator
(210) 486-1736

Take what you need, Give what you can.

We Accept:

  • food
  • hygiene products
  • books
  • clothes

Open 24/7.

Monetary donations can be made via:

  • Venmo @freelittlepantrysa
  • Cashapp $freelittlepantrysa
  • Or email us or DM us on IG @freelittlepantrysa

We also have a Little Free Library at this location.

Free.

24/7
Summer & Kim Vinton Send email

We're not here to judge or tell you what do, and we're definitely not your pretentious pushy vegan friends, but we are here to encourage and provide free community access to that delicious, nutritious, "good good."  

With all this in mind we have set up our plant-based and vegan community fridge and pantry as the beginning of a pledge to do what we can to combat these many issues facing our friends and neighbors.

We have allowed access to this fridge to the whole community with the attitude of take what you need, and give what you don't.

Food Donations Accepted:

  • Fresh Produce
  • Non-perishable canned foods
  • Plant-based milks
  • Meat alternatives
  • Nuts
  • Potatoes

Other Donations Accepted:

  • Hand sanitizer
  • Masks
  • Gloves
  • Body Wash
  • Lotions and Creams
  • Condoms
  • Sanitary Products

Free.

24/7

Mobile Relief and Shower Trailer provide immediate family and support services through the San Antonio and surrounding 19 counties of the Archdiocese of San Antonio. The Mobile Relief Unit includes a mobile food pantry and USDA-certified kitchen to serve warm, fresh meals. The shower trailer has two bathroom units with sink, toilet, and shower, as well as laundry machines.

To request a Mobile Relief Unit for your area, call Tom Hoog.
Tom Hoog
(210) 226-6178

Every Saturday from 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM we serve a hot meal, hand bags of groceries, offer clothing and toiletries, and haircuts once a month. We have an Outreach Pavilion where people can come in out of the heat or cold and sit at tables and be served. A playground is available for children to play.

Free.

Saturday: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Justin Lindstrom - Associate Rector for Community Formation Send email
1.69 miles away, 607 Piedmont, San Antonio, TX, 78203 , D2

BTLOP has a clothes closet for clients to select new and slightly worn clothes as needed, free of charge. Since 2018, over 5500 people have been served.

If you would like to donate new or gently used items please email us at: [email protected].

George Casey - Chairman
Angela Wilkinson - Secretary Send email
1.69 miles away, 607 Piedmont, San Antonio, TX, 78203 , D2

On a monthly basis, BTLOP provides a hot meal, snack lunch, hygiene packs (deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, lotion, soap, shampoo and conditioner) and new underwear to displaced clients/community members.

To assist with the process, BTLOP has partnered with four community churches (Friendship, God's Property, New Light and Revelation) to provide the meals and Wheatley High School Alumni to provide hygiene packs. On average, 25 - 40 people are served monthly.

Free.

Fourth Saturday of the Month: 10:00 AM
George Casey - Chairman Send email
(210) 487-8268
2.11 miles away, 1334 W Ashby, San Antonio, TX, 78201 , D1

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.

Food Pantry and Utility Assistance Requirements:

  • Must reside within parish boundary.

Other Services for the Homeless:

  • Sack Lunches
  • Clothes
  • Personal Hygiene Items

Free.

All Services: Wednesday & Friday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Chris Powers - President Send email
(210) 734-5404

Wellness Wednesdays are a big deal at St Luke. That's when people who are struggling receive much-needed medical care and other services and are treated with love.

Services include:

  • sick visits
  • check-ups
  • school/sports physicals
  • blood glucose screening
  • pregnancy testing
  • medication counseling
  • limited diet/exercise education
  • limited over-the-counter and prescription medications
  • sexual health testing
  • overdose prevention education with Narcan dispensing
  • detox services
  • mental health services
  • substance abuse services
  • hygiene kits
  • IV needle exchange
  • benefit application assistance, including welfare, Medicaid, grandparents’ assistance, food stamp, and pregnancy healthcare
  • free hot meals, desserts, and drinks
  • food boxes

Free

4th Wednesday of each month
Joe Barber - Pastor

re:LOVE’s mission is to provide hope to the underprivileged communities of San Antonio by distributing gently-used and new clothes, shoes, miscellaneous household items, and toiletries and personal hygiene items.

Every distribution is free of charge and without obligation. We believe that no one should go without the basic household toiletries needed for everyday use. re:LOVE also serves as a resource to other programs such as foster care, CPS, and shelters in and around our city.

Free.

Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
2.37 miles away, 426 Rigsby, San, TX, 78210 , D3

The Nopalitos Free Pantry is located in the Highland Park neighborhood of San Antonio, Tx at 426 Rigsby Ave. It exists with support from the community to provide free dry goods to anyone in need.

It is a "Take what you need, give what you can" resource.

We Accept:

  • Non perishables
  • Hygeine products
  • Pet Food
  • Books

We have a Little Free Library at this location.

Free.

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Alexis Claire

The material offered is selected to maximize the reduction of transmission of blood-borne diseases, HIV, HCV, and syphilis.

The kits for IV drug users contain 10 syringes w/ 5/8 in 28ga needles, 6 condoms, a cooker, cotton, bandaids, alcohol swabs, a pamphlet describing the proper and safe way to inject, and a card listing the referral agencies in San Antonio.

Kits for diabetics did not contain the cooker, cotton, or pamphlet.

Disposal of collected dirty needles and syringes is through the Metropolitan Health District.

This organization does not maintain an office. You must call or email to make an appointment. All meetings take place in a public space.

Harper's Chapel Ministries, in partnership with the City of San Antonio Department of Human Services Homeless Division and Daily Bread Ministries, has established a Resource Hub to assist the residential and houseless community.

Services provided include:

  • Food Pantry for the community
  • Gently used clothes and shoes
  • Hygiene items
  • Showers for our homeless neighbors 
  • Employment Assistance and other social services

Free

Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Timothy Butler - Outreach Pastor
Denisse Santana - Community Outreach Liaison

Community pantry located at 3203 W. Houston St. in San Antonio on the corner of W. Houston and N. Hamilton. Donate what you can/take what you need!

We Accept:

  • Non perishables
  • Perishables
  • Hygeine products
  • Books

We also have a Little Free Library at this location.

For monetary donations: Cash app $westsidepantry.

Free.

24/7
Sylvia Martinez Send email