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Weekly food distribution: 


SAISD Child Nutrition Services is providing a free curbside meal service program for students. Click here for more information and this month's distribution schedule. 

Community organizations: 

  • San Antonio Hope Services (formerly known as Christian Resource Center)
    321 N. General McMullen Dr. 
    Monday - Friday
    9:00-1:00 p.m


  • St. Stephen’s Care Center
    2127 S. Zarzamora St.
    (210) 226-6178
    * Families must bring an ID and a current bill.
    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


  • Inner City Development
    1300 Chihuahua St. 
    (210) 224-7239
    Monday - Friday
    9:15 - 11 a.m.


  • Metropolitan Community Church
    611 E. Myrtle St. 
    (210) 472-3597
    Saturdays
    8 a.m. - 12 p.m.


  • Agape Ministry
    127 Lanark St. 
    (210) 590-6655

    Must live in zip codes: 78217; 78218; 78239; 78209; 78219; 78233, 78244, 78247. Must bring I.D. and proof of residence.
    Monday - Thursday
    9:30 - 11 a.m.  and 1:30-3:30 p.m.

  • Getup Community Food Pantry
    6227 Krempen Avenue
    (210) 313-7758
    * Must bring I.D. and proof of residence in Bexar County. 
    3rd Saturday of the Month
    9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  • Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church Food Pantry
    7990 W. Military Drive
    (210) 675-1470
    * Must live within Hwy 151/410 Boundary and must bring I.D. and proof of residence.
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday 
    9:30 - 11:30 a.m.


  • Emmanuel Presbyterian Church Food Pantry
    713 Division Ave.
    (210) 922-7153
    2nd & 4th Thursday of the Month
    8:30-10:30 a.m.

  • House of Neighborly Service
    407 N. Calaveras St. 
    (210) 434-2301
    * Must live within zip codes: 78207; 78228; 78237
    3rd Thursday of the Month
    12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

  • West Avenue Compassion Food Pantry
    10715 West Ave.
    (210) 573-2847
    Tuesdays
    12 - 2:00 p.m. 
    * (Gates to parking lot open at 9:00 a.m.) Must bring picture I.D.
  • Oxford United Methodist Church Food Pantry
    9739 Huebner Rd. 
    (210) 696-0192
    Wednesdays
    2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Frank Garrett Multi-Service Center
    1226 NW 18TH St.
    210-207-1725
    Daily
    4:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

    * Free dinner served for kids, aged 1-18. No registration or paperwork needed. Serving station is located on the West side of the building next to the West End Senior Center.
  • The Rotary Club/SA Food Bank 
    Martin Luther King Jr. Academy
    3501 Martin Luther King Dr. 
    210-978-7935

    August 8
    8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    * Must sign up online. Sign-up will close the Friday before each event.
Child Care and Infant Essentials
  • The Child Care Services Division of the City of San Antonio 

    210-230-6300

    Offering child care assistance to those in need. Due to high demand and ongoing updates with COVID-19, call to learn more about availability. 

     

    YWCA San Antonio
    210-433-9922
    Providing up to 50 additional childcare slots available for healthcare workers, with single mothers getting first priority.

  • A New Life For A New Generation
    (210) 447-7715
    (210) 437-0888
    Providing assistance to parents and guardians with diapers and wipes. Please contact either of their two locations by phone to assess needs and schedule a pick up.

    Any Baby Can
    210-227-0170
    Offering assistance with diapers and formula for children with special needs, as well as prescription assistance. Call for more information. 

    Catholic Charities
    210-226-6178 or 210-222-1294
    Offering assistance with diapers and other baby products.  Call to confirm availability. A photo id, proof of residence, and social security of all members within the household will be needed in order for the organization to grant assistance.

    Christ Episcopal Church 
    210-736-3132
    Offering assistance with various child needs including diapers, formula, wipes, etc. Call for more information.

    Christian Assistance Ministries 
    210-223-6648 or 210-223-4099
    Offering assistance with diapers and other baby products. Call to confirm availability. A photo id, proof of residence, and social security of all members within the household will be needed in order for the organization to grant assistance.

    King’s Angels
    Connecting families with resources within their network. Apply online. Please note: they do not assist with rent or utilities.

    Latched Services
    Offering assistance with diapers. Register online to schedule an appointment.

    Texas Diaper Bank
    210-731-8118
    Offering diapers by appointment, based on availability. Call and choose option 1 to make an appointment. (Leave a message if no one is available.) You will receive a call with an appointment time between the hours of 7:30 - 9 am and 4 - 5 pm. Office hours are Monday-Thursday 8-5 and Friday 8-12.

    St. Stephen’s Care Center
    210-226-6178
    2127 S. Zarzamora St. 78207
    Offering assistance with various child needs including diapers, formula, wipes, etc. Call for more information.

Financial Assistance
  • Bexar County Department of Community Initiatives

    210-335-3666

    Providing assistance with CPS utility bills. Call to learn how you may qualify for their assistance.


    City of San Antonio 

    Offering assistance with CPS utility bills. Click the link and apply online.

     

    City of San Antonio Renters Assistance
    210-207-5910
    Apply online. Once application is submitted, a case worker will be in contact to assess if an individual qualifies for assistance. 

     

    City of San Antonio - Fair Housing Program
    (210) 207-5910
    Provides individuals and families rent, mortgage, utility and internet access assistance in the event of a hardship. Funds are paid directly to the landlord, financial institution, internet provider and utility provider. In addition, funds for groceries, medicine and fuel, in the form of cash assistance, will be distributed directly to individuals or families in an amount not to exceed $300.

     

    To apply for assistance, San Antonio residents must:

    • be the primary lease or mortgage holder in a multifamily unit, mobile home, or single-family home within the city limits of San Antonio.
    • provide proof of financial hardship that renders the household unable to pay rent, mortgage or utilities.
    • have an income at or below 100% of the Area Median Income. Under these Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) guidelines, a San Antonio family earning $72,000 a year or below would qualify for the program.

    Housing Legal Advice Hotline
    (210) 570-6135
    Offering free legal services available to South Texas residents. Callers will receive a call back from a legal assistant to gather intake information and schedule an appointment with a legal representative who will provide a 30-minute legal consultation including information, advice, and resources. 

    The Financial and Housing Recovery Center
    (210) 207-5910
    The Financial and Housing Recovery Center will offer access to various programs and services to include:

    • Benefits navigation assistance 
    • Financial counseling 
    • Fair housing counseling and rent/mortgage assistance 
    • Pro bono legal representation for eviction cases 
    • Workforce assistance 
    • Homeless services counseling 
    • Small business recovery assistance 

    Salvation Army

    210-352-2020

    Offering $100 in utility assistance. Apply online or call for more information.

     

    San Antonio Water Systems
    210-233-2273
    Apply online. To qualify, you must be a SAWS residential account holder, meet income requirements, and complete the Uplift application.

Health & Wellness
  • SAISD Nurse Questions
    For any health-related questions, please email nursequestions@saisd.net


    SAISD COVID-19 Questions
    For any general questions about response efforts, please email covidinfo@saisd.net


    City of San Antonio COVID-19 Self-Screening Tool
     – This tool will help a person understand if they should seek COVID-19 testing from their health care provider, depending on the symptoms they report. 

    CoSA COVID-19 Reduce Your Risk Tips:
    English 
    Spanish 
    Chinese 
    Vietnamese

    Cuellar Community Center
    5626 San Fernando St., San Antonio, TX 78237
    Monday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
    Walk-up location, no appointment required. Parents may be asked to assist with administering the COVID-19 test if their child requires assistance. 

    Dixon Health and Wellness Center
    4212 E South Cross, San Antonio TX 78222
    (210) 527-1505
    Offering affordable healthcare for low income (or no income) uninsured clients and running a wide range of different services from Medical, Dental, Counseling, Lab and so much more.

    Freeman Coliseum 
    833-213-0643
    3201 E. Houston St. San Antonio, TX 78219
    Monday - Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
    Registration and appointment are required. Call to schedule appointment. Parents may be asked to assist with administering the COVID-19 test if their child requires assistance. 

    Metro Health COVID 19 Hotline
    210-207-5779
    For any questions concerning the COVID 19 virus please call the COVID 19 hotline. Available in English and Spanish, Monday – Friday from 8 A.M. – 7 P.M. and from 8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. on Saturday and Sunday.

    University Health System
    Connecting Kids to Coverage -  Provides assistance to families with applications for Medicaid/CHIP coverage for children and Medicaid for adults. Contact one of the following representatives: 

    Sara Lopez – Sr. Community Service Outreach Representative
    210-358-3922
    Sara.lopez@uhs-sa.com

    Marlyn Saucedo - Sr. Community Service Outreach Representative
    210-358-3921
    Marlyn.saucedo@uhs-sa.com

    Rebecca Gutierrez - Sr. Community Service Outreach Representative
    210-358-3923
    Rebecca.gutierrez@uhs-sa.com

    Ramirez Community Center 
    1011 Giletter Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78224
    Monday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
    Walk-up location, no appointment required. Parents may be asked to assistwith administering the COVID-19 test if their child requires assistance. 

    Wesley Health and Wellness Center
    (210) 922-6922
    1406 Fitch St., San Antonio TX 78211
    Offering affordable healthcare for low income (or no income) uninsured clients and running a wide range of different services from Medical, Dental, Counseling, Lab and so much more.

  • Superior Health Plans
    1-800-835-2362
    Offering no co-pays or cost sharing for Telehealth visits and COVID-19 Testing. Call for more information. 
  • SAISD School Counselors
    For assistance with coping skills, please email schoolcounselors@saisd.net. Parents may also refer to this flyer for helpful tips on how to help children cope during a time of crisis.

     

    BCFS Health and Human Services 
    (210) 283-5183
    Offering free individual and family support services via secure tele-counseling. Tele-crisis intervention available 24/7. For more information call the STAR phone line listed above from 9 A.M. - 5 P.M. Monday - Friday. If you are experiencing a crisis, please call their hotline at 1(800) 235-7230 where you can speak to a clinician 24/7.

    CJC Life Church
    210-724-3353
    Offering free faith based counseling to individuals coping with the COVID-19 crisis. Call or text the number above to schedule a free session.

    Ecumenical Center of San Antonio
    210-616-0885
    Offering free phone wellness visits. Some identifiers may be asked, calls typically last anywhere from 15-20 minutes.

    Endeavors (Stephen A Cohen Clinic)
    833-564-9116
    Offering counseling to veterans and their immediate families. Please call to schedule a Telehealth services appointment.

    Guardian House
    210-733-3349
    Offering free & sliding scale counseling services for all ages including individual, couples, and family counseling. Appointments available 7 days a week and are currently accepting new clients. Counseling services are currently being offered virtually due to Covid-19.

    Mind Your Self Counseling
    210-564-9116
    Offering counseling series for children age 5 and up. Please call during normal office hours in order to schedule a virtual appointment. Unfortunately same day appointments are not available.

    Reflection International Ministries
    210-365-5250
    Ramon Chapa is offering faith based counseling to families and individuals feeling overwhelmed or coping with the COVID-19 crisis. Email ramonchapajr@yahoo.com to schedule a free session.

    Sigma Mental Health Urgent Care
    210-314-4564
    Sigma Mental Health Urgent Care can help students with their psychiatric needs immediately using their secure telemedicine services.  They have same day appointments available and are open 7 days a week.

    Texas Health and Human Service 24/7 Mental Health Support Line
    833-986-1919
    Offers trauma-informed support and psychological first aid to those experiencing stress and anxiety related to COVID-19. Counselor services are confidential and free of charge to people who call the hotline.

Household
  • SAISD Child Nutrition Services is providing a free curbside meal service program for students. Click here for more information and this month's distribution schedule.  

     

    Free Resources:

     

    Cornerstone Church
    210-962-4040
    Sign up online for a Care box or a prepared meal.  These will be given out through a drive through system with minimal interaction for everyone’s safety.  There are no requirements to receive this, but you must have an email address to sign up because they email you a confirmation with pick up information that has to be shown when you drive through. For information on food delivery services provided by Cornerstone Church, please contact Jaime Hudson at jhudson1@saisd.net.

     

    Daisy Cares (Pet food and veterinary care services)
    (210) 431-8326
    Providing families with assistance with pet food and veterinary care services. Please call in order to receive more information about their services.

    Inner City Development

    210-224-7239

    Offering food distribution. Call for distribution times and dates.


    Metropolitan Community Church 

    210-472-3597

    Offering food Saturdays, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Call to verify operating times.


    New Light Baptist Church

    210-534-3521 

    607 Piedmont Ave.

    Offering food distribution on Thursdays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Call to verify operating times.

     

    San Antonio Food Bank

    210-431-8326

    Offering food and groceries at various locations. Call for a full list of daily operating sites and hours of operation.


    San Antonio Hope Center (Formerly known as Christian Hope Resource Center)

    210-732-3776

    321 N. General McMullen Dr. 78237

    Offering food distribution Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 12pm. With the ever changing climate caused by COVID-19, call ahead to verify they will be open.


    St. Stephen’s Care Center 

    210-226-6178

    2127 S. Zarzamora St. 78207

    Offering grocery store style food distribution. Call to find their operating times.


    Society of St. Vincent de Paul

    Offering food distribution. Call and select option 2 to locate the nearest distribution center and find operating times. 

     

  • San Antonio Fear Free Environment 

    210-207-7413

    Currently collecting donations of various hygiene items to distribute to those in need. Call or visit their website for more information as donations fluctuate with a growing demand.


    United Way San Antonio

    211

    Currently collecting donations of various hygiene items for those in need. Planning on distributing within the next month, dependent on the updates from COVID-19. Please contact them directly using their 211 hotline to learn more about their program and how they might best be able to assist you.

Instruction
Technology
  • Please contact your student's campus for a list of dates and times in which they will be distributing devices.

    SAISD Information Technology
    For any assistance using any SAISD issued device, or any questions regarding resetting passwords to SAISD issued emails, please contact our Information Technology department via email at helpdesk@saisd.net or call (210) 244-2929 or (210) 554-2520.

  • AT&T

    Offering low-cost wireline home Internet service with at least one resident who participates in the SNAP program. In order to qualify, individuals must not have a previous balance with AT&T and their accounts must be in good standings.

     

    BiblioTech Libraries 

    Offering free hot spots available to check out for 3-week periods to all members. Must be a BiblioTech library card holder and must be at least 16 years of age living in Bexar County with an ID. Hot spots are available for renewal but must be renewed in person at any BiblioTech location. 

     

    City of San Antonio Parks and Community Centers

    Offering free WiFi services to all citizens available 24/7.

     

    Comcast

    May qualify for Internet Essentials Program if you are eligible for public assistance programs such as the National School Lunch Program, Housing Assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, SSI and others and do not have outstanding debt to Comcast less than a year old, live in an area where Comcast Internet service is available, etc. Apply online for the Internet Essentials Program and possibly receive 2 free months.

     

    National Digital Inclusion Alliance
    Database of established, nationally available low-cost plans offered by non-profit organizations. All offers are less than $20/month, total cost (with no installation fee).

     

    San Antonio Public Libraries
    Offering free wifi service from your vehicle at 28 public library locations 24/7. Please note: the Briscoe and Pruitt locations are not included in this service.

     

    Computer lab is also available for 1-hour time slots and homework assistance. Please call ahead of time in order to reserve a time slot. Please be aware, when visiting the library, all individuals will be screened upon arrival and must wear a face mask at all times. 

     

    Spectrum 

    844-488-8395

    Families may qualify for 2 months of free Wi-Fi services to households with Pre-K through 12 and/or college students affected by this virus. Customers must not have a previous balance in order to qualify. Contact the Student Remote Learning Internet Offer at 1-855-243-8892. 

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