San Antonio Community Resource Directory
Christian Assistance Ministry (CAM) (Nonprofit / Christian )

Christian Assistance Ministry (CAM) is a faith based organization that welcomes all people in crisis and provides them with immediate help.

CAM serves over 50,000 people annually and is supported by 70 member churches, local foundations, individual donors and more than 200 dedicated volunteers.

CAM serves those in crisis and in need of their most basic necessities such as lunches for people who are homeless, groceries, clothing, prescriptions assistance, bus tickets, and ID or Birth certificate.

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) 223-4099
Teresa Martin - Director NW Location
(210) 697-5771

Transportation in the form of bus tickets to pre-scheduled medical appointments or job interviews. (Appointments must be verifiable.)

A monthly bus pass may be issued for new full-time (32+ hours) permanent job. (Employment must be verified by a physical copy of an employment verification letter.)

Monday-Thursday: 9:30 am – 3 pm Friday: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Diane Trujillo
(210) 223-6648
Updated within the last 3 months.

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
(210) 223-6648
Updated within the last 4 months.

Grocery services are available to each family once every two months.

Requirements:

  • Valid Photo ID
  • Proof of residency
  • Social Security Card for everyone in the family (If there is an issue, we can offer a grace period on the first visit.)
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: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Diane Trujillo
(210) 223-6648
Updated within the last 3 months.

Help in recovering lost or stolen identification documents, including out-of-state birth certificates.

  • CAM requires the client must have some type of photo ID (expired, Offender’s ID, School ID, Medical Facility ID, or a color copy with visible information)
  • Original Social Security card is also required
Wednesday only: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Diane Trujillo
(210) 223-6648
Updated within the last 2 months.

Christian Assistance Ministry (CAM) offers free mailbox service for individuals experiencing homelessness.

  • Must show ID to pick up mail. (CAM can help you get an ID if you do not have one.)
  • Must sign the CAM Mail Policy for Clients.
  • Not available to registered sex offenders.

Free.

Mail can be picked up: Monday: 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM; 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM; 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM; 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM; 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM; 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM; 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM; 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM; 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Friday: 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM; 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Diane Trujillo
(210) 223-6648
Updated within the last 4 months.

We are able to help cover the cost of many prescription medications up to $80 per year. (May be given out multiple times during the year until the $80 limit is reached.)

Must have a prescription from a doctor.

Monday & Thursday: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Diane Trujillo
(210) 223-6648
Updated within the last 4 months.

We provide sack lunches six days a week.

Monday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Friday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Saturday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sunday: CLOSED
Diane Trujillo
(210) 223-6648
Updated within the last 4 months.

CAM provides case management in the form of referrals to other agencies and help in navigating the social service system.

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
Updated within the last 4 months.

Showers are available on the CAM campus for individuals experiencing street homelessness.

Hygiene items, underwear, and socks are also provided while supplies last.

(This service is provided in partnership with Corazon Ministries.)

Monday: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Tuesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Thursday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Friday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Saturday: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Sunday: CLOSED
Diane Trujillo
(210) 223-6648
Updated within the last 4 months.

We provide financial assistance for overdue utility bills (as long as funds are available).

Assistance is limited to once a 12-month period.

Proof in the form of a disconnection notice is required.

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 Call ahead to verify that assistance will be available when you arrive. Arrive early for financial assistance.
Diane Trujillo
(210) 223-6648
Updated within the last 2 months.

Volunteers typically work one shift each week but are welcome to work more or less often as available.

Positions:

  • Front Desk Intake
  • Phone Receptionist
  • Client Interviewer
  • Food Pantry Worker
  • Men’s Clothing Pantry Worker
  • Women’s and Children’s Pantry Worker
  • Clothing Sorter
  • Administration/Clerical

If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering please email Mary Henderson at [email protected]

To donate click here.

Volunteer shifts: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Monday - Thursday: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Diane Trujillo
(210) 223-6648
Sarah Kory Send email
Updated within the last 5 months.
11.30 miles away, 5084 DeZavala, San Antonio, TX, 78249 , D8

Transportation in the form of bus tickets to pre-scheduled medical appointments or job interviews.

A monthly bus pass may be issued for new full time (32+ hours) permanent job.

  • Appointments must be verifiable.
  • Employment must be verified by a physical copy of and employment verification letter.
Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Teresa Martin
(210) 697-5771
Updated within the last year
11.30 miles away, 5084 DeZavala, San Antonio, TX, 78249 , D8

Once every two months to also include other things like diapers, hygiene items and household linens when available.

Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Teresa Martin
(210) 697-5771
Updated within the last year
11.30 miles away, 5084 DeZavala, San Antonio, TX, 78249 , D8

We provide:

  • Financial assistance for prescription medications up to $40 annually.
  • School supplies and backpacks are available by signing up from mid-June to early July.
Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Teresa Martin
(210) 697-5771
Updated within the last year
11.30 miles away, 5084 DeZavala, San Antonio, TX, 78249 , D8

Food Pantry services are available to each family once every two months.

(CAM NW is located in the southeast corner of the University United Methodist Church campus.)

Requirements:

  • Valid Photo ID
  • Proof of residency
  • Social Security Card for everyone in the family (If there is an issue, we can offer a grace period on the first visit.)

Free.

Monday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Friday: CLOSED Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Teresa Martin
(210) 697-5771
Updated within the last 2 months.
11.30 miles away, 5084 DeZavala, San Antonio, TX, 78249 , D8

In state and out of state birth certificates.

CAM requires the client must have:

  • Some type of photo ID (expired, Offender’s ID, School ID, Medical Facility ID, or a color copy with visible information)
  • Original Social Security card is also required
Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Teresa Martin
(210) 697-5771
Updated within the last year
11.30 miles away, 5084 DeZavala, San Antonio, TX, 78249 , D8

Approximately 15 volunteers a week are needed at CAM’s NW Satellite location. Shifts are available:

Positions:

  • Desk and Phone Receptionist
  • Interviewer
  • Food Pantry Worker
  • Men’s Clothing Pantry Worker
  • Women’s and Children’s Pantry Worker

To sign up to volunteer or with any questions about volunteering contact Mary Henderson at [email protected]

To donate click here.

Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Teresa Martin
(210) 697-5771
Sarah Kory Send email
Updated within the last 5 months.