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To have your event added to our Community Resource Hub Event Calendar please email all event details to volunteer@saisd.net 

Financial Assistance

  • Center for Legal & Social Justice (St. Mary’s University of Law)
    (210) 431-2596
    2507 NW 36th Street, San Antonio, TX
    Will conduct screening prior to any assistance.

    Central Texas Office for Refugees 
    (844) 286-7797
    Can help refugees, asylees, Cuban and Haitian entrants, victims of trafficking with food, medical care, cash assistance, housing, employment, English classes, transportation, and more. All services are free of charge.

    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 resource.

    RAICES (Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal)
    Central Office:
    (210) 222-0964
    1305 N. Flores, San Antonio, TX 78212
    Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Walk-in appointments available. Services include removal defense, unaccompanied children, low cost legal services, and DACA.

    North Office:
    (210) 226-7722
    5121 Crestway Drive #105, San Antonio, TX 78239
    No walk-in appointments. Services include unaccompanied children, low-cost legal services, and DACA.

  • 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.

    Texas Rent Relief
    1-833-989-7368
    Monday-Saturday
    8:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
    Help is available in English and Spanish

    The application for this program opens on February 15, 2021 at 8:00 A.M. Central Time. This program can help renters with the following costs starting as far back as March 13, 2020 (this means you could potentially request assistance for up to 11 months of past due bills):

    • Past due, current and up to 3 months of expected rent cost
    • Past due, current or up to 3 months of expected utility and home energy expenses
    • After the initial 3 months of forward assistance, you can apply for 3 additional months of assistance if funds are still available

    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
  • 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.

    Community Pipe Repair Program Fund
    This program, provided by SAWS, will prioritize emergency pipe repair that risk causing harm to life, health or safety of the occupants. 

    Department of Human Services
    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 call (210) 207-5910 for assistance.

    Government Disaster Assistance
    Special funding is provided to Texas counties impacted by the winter storm. Application must be completed online, and funding will be administered based on need.

    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

  • 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

    COVID-19 Vaccine Information
    The city of San Antonio has put together a hub of resources, and information in regard to the COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccine distribution site information is provided, as well as information on eligibility.

    Cuellar Community Center
    5626 San Fernando St., San Antonio, TX 78237
    Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. 
    Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 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.

     

    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 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

    Ramirez Community Center 
    1011 Giletter Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78224
    Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. 
    Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 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. 

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

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

    Communicare Health Centers
    (210) 233-7000
    Offering flu immunizations, annual checkups, and psychological exams on a sliding scale. Must call to schedule an appointment. 

    Davis Middle School Wellness Checks 
    (210) 644-2050
    4702 E. Houston St. 
    Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 
    Offering minor acute care, physical/wellness checkups, primary care, immunizations, sports physicals, health education on nutrition, disease, and injury prevention, and medication prescriptions as needed. Same day appointments available. Must call for more information and to schedule an appointment. 

    Dixon Health and Wellness Center
    (210) 527-1505
    4212 E South Cross, San Antonio TX 78222
    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.

    Familywize
    Offering free flu immunization vouchers to adults 18 years of age and older who are uninsured. 

    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 

    San Antonio Metropolitan Health District Immunization Clinics 
    (210) 207-8894
    Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
    Offering flu immunizations by appointment on a sliding scale. 

    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.

  • Connecting Kids to Coverage
    (210) 358-3920
    CareLink@uhs-sa.com
    Helping inform Bexar County families of the availability of free or low-cost health coverage under medicaid and CHIP and assist families with the application process.

    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.

     

    Aetna Employee Assistance Program (EAP):  1-800-238-6232

    National Suicide Prevention Helpline: 1-800-273-8255

    Center for Health Care Services - San Antonio:   1-800-316-9241

    Clarity Child Guidance Center: 210-616-0300

    National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) Support: 210-734-3349


Household

  • Ella Austin Community Center
    (210) 385-4504
    1023 N. Pine St.
    Providing infant childcare services for children aged 6 weeks to 35 months. For more information about the application process please contact the organization directly.

    Madonna Neighborhood Center
    (210) 432-2374
    1906 Castroville Rd.
    Offering early child care education, after school program, and child care staffing solutions. Must apply in-person or over the phone. Please contact the organization directly for more information.

    St. Paul Lutheran Church
    (210) 534-8577
    2302 S. Presa.
    Offering full-day care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Please contact the organization directly for more information.

    Workforce Solutions Alamo
    (210) 230-6300
    100 N. Santa Rosa St.
    Offering child care services. To be eligible for child care services:

    • Child(ren) must be a U.S citizen or legal immigrant.
    • Meets one of the following age requirements:
    • Be under 13 years of age; or
    • A child with disabilities under 19 years of age.
    • The family must reside within the Alamo region.  Alamo region includes the counties of: Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, McMullen, Medina, and Wilson.
    • The family should have a total gross income that does not exceed 85% of the State Median Income (SMI).
    • Parent(s) must be participating in training, education or employment activities an average of 25 hours a week for a single parent household or an average of 50 hours for a two parent household with each parent working an average of 25 hours

    YMCA-SAISD Afterschool Program
    (210) 924-2277
    SAISD is offering a grant funded afterschool program with the cooperation of the City of San Antonio and the YMCA. Fees are based on a sliding fee scale. Parents must complete a City of San Antonio (COSA) form and provide proof of income to SAISD. This grant program is for children in Kinder through 8th grade. Pre-K is not part of the grant funded program.

  • Antoinette's Closet
    (210) 438-7870
    2555 Castroville Rd.
    A subset of R3 Student Outreach. Provides youth and their families with free gently used clothing. Click on the link to sign-up and a member of their team will reach out with more information.

    Dream Center: San Antonio
    (210) 590-2551
    2903 W. Salinas St.
    Distributing gently-used and new clothes, shoes, miscellaneous household items, toiletries, and personal hygiene items. Every distribution is free of charge and without obligation. Please contact the organization directly for more information.

    Eastside Education Training Center- Community Clothing Closet
    (210) 485-0848
    4451 Dietrich Rd.
    9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
    Offering free men, women, and children's clothing option on a daily basis. COVID-19 safety protocols must be abided.

    Revelation 21:4
    (210) 291-2634
    1139 Gembler Rd.
    Offering various resources such as food, baby supplies, clothing, toiletries, cleaning supplies, furniture, etc. Please contact the organization directly for more information.

    San Antonio Threads
    (210) 600-3989
    10446 Sentinel St.
    Providing new clothes free of charge to youth who are between the ages of 12 and 21. Students must be referred by a District staff member in order to qualify for this service. Please contact the organization directly for more information.

    Vault: Fostering Community
    (800) 446-0796 or (325) 704-0506
    Providing assistance to foster families within the first 60 days of placement. Please contact the organization directly for more information.

  • 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 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Office hours are Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00p.m.

    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.

  • AGORA Ministries
    (210) 247-8494
    1801 San Fernando St.
    Offering to download, print, and deliver homework assignments for students in their service area who do not have access to a computer or WiFi. The organization also provides crayons, pens, pencils, and other materials the students need to complete their work. For more information please contact the organization directly.

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.

  • 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. 

  • Senior Planet San Antonio
    (210) 504-4862
    Offering various online classes to assist adults with various technological needs such as navigating zoom, understanding person to person payment services, navigating telehealth medical appointments, etc. Click on the link to learn more about their different sessions.

    Zoom Guide for Parents
    Are you a Zoom beginner? Don't worry! Use this guide to get started with Zoom meetings. 

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