Guadalupe Community Center
San Antonio Community Resource Directory
Guadalupe Community Center (Nonprofit / Catholic)

The Guadalupe Community Center is dedicated to providing support and advocacy services to individuals and families in need.

Guadalupe Community Center is a project of Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of San Antonio.

We pride ourselves on providing wrap around services to the community in the hope that each individual will ultimately work towards self-sufficiency.

Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
(210) 226-6178 Send email
(210) 226-6178

During Lent, Catholic Charities collects canned food to feed the hungry in San Antonio. Get involved and gather your community for a food drive! To request a food collection bin, contact the Guadalupe Community Center.

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(210) 226-6178

In partnership with ESC Region-20, this program offers classes in citizenship, English as a second language and money management, both of which promote self-sufficiency for a secure future.

Please call for additional information.

Free

(210) 226-6178

Students in grades K-12 are offered a safe location after school and during the summer months. Participants are provided transportation, a hot meal, homework assistance, tutoring, character education, an opportunity to learn about gardening, sustainability and nutrition, as well as outdoor recreation and positive interaction with peers and adults. This program is offered at no cost to families, which allows parents to work and/or continue their education with the peace of mind that their children are safe.

Students in grades K-12

Please call for additional information.

Free

Manny Garcia
(210) 226-6178
COVID-19 Notice

We are operating as usual.

Provides legal aid to low-income and immigrant families, as well as to victims of crime, domestic violence and human trafficking. Participants are offered legal information, and if necessary, referrals to legal aid or to other attorneys who may work on a sliding scale or a payment plan.
Please contact Caritas Legal Services for additional information at (210) 433-3256.
Free
Angelica M. Coronado, Esq. - Senior Director
(210) 455-6105
Enrolled attendees will learn about the citizenship process, the 100 questions, and the interview to prepare for citizenship in the US. Classes are ten weeks long.
Must present a photo ID.
Call for information about next class start date.
Joann Alvarez Send email
(210) 226-6178
Program offers assistance to clients recovering from a natural or manmade disaster, including hurricanes, fire, or flood.
Assistance provided with Red Cross referral or FEMA documentation. Assistance provided with food, clothing, household items, transportation, utility, or rental assistance based on availability of funding.
Lydia Cardenas
(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 Guadalupe Community Service for additional information.

By Appointment only
(210) 226-6178
Caritas Legal Services provides professional consultation and reduced-fee legal services that may be able to assist with limited family law matters including: • Establishing guardianships • Wills • Durable Power of Attorney • Medical Power of Attorney • Directive to Physician/Living Will • Other probate matters such as probating of wills, Minument of Title, Heirships, and small estates affidavits
$50.00 consultation fee, although some fees may be waived if grant funding is available.
By appointment only. Please contact Caritas Legal Services for additional information at (210) 433-3256.
COVID-19 Notice

Until further notice, food items are available at this location for community members in need.

This program is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5:00pm
COVID-19 Notice

Per Tom Hoog the HOPE Mobile Relief Unit is temporary closed due to the COVID-19 Outbreak

HOPE is a multifunctional mobile unit that provides assistance in San Antonio and surrounding counties to address homelessness, food insecurity, disaster response, and humanitarian relief at the border. It has a certified kitchen and cooks hot meals and capability to transport food, clothing, and other basic needs items.
Current schedule: o Every Wednesday, 9 am-11am, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 617 S Santa Rosa Avenue 78204, assisting ID Recovery program. o Other dates will be made available.
Through advocacy, education and direct service, the Immigration Services works toward the just and humane treatment of all immigrants by helping them to achieve the full benefits available to them under immigration law. Providing professional consultation and reduced-fee legal services, the Immigration Services focuses on reuniting families by guiding immigrants through the complex legal process. All individuals and families seeking legal services must first undergo a consultation. Through our consultation process, our staff is able to fully assess the extent of a client’s situation and provide the most appropriate options available.
$50 consultation fee. Some fees may be waived if grant funding is available. Please contact Caritas Legal Services for additional information at (210) 433-3256.
Immigration consultations are available on a walk-in basis Mon-Thu, 8:00am–5:00pm and Fri, 8:00am–12:00pm.
Guadalupe Community Center operates a year-round tax clinic, which offers the following assistance: • Filing of prior year tax returns (2016-2018) • Tax Amendments • ITIN applications • IRS customer services related questions
Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm. Call 210-222-2975 for an appointment.
COVID-19 Notice

This temporary program is in response to the impact of COVID-19.

Catholic Charities is providing free sack lunches at the Guadalupe Community Center Mon-Fri from 8:30am-5:00pm.

Guadalupe Community Center is now offering assistance with SNAP benefits.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps people buy food for good health. SNAP food benefits are put on a spending card and can be used as a debit card at any store that accepts SNAP.

Our case managers are available by appointment to provide assistance in accessing the resources if you qualify. 

Call the Guadalupe Community Center for more information.
(210) 226-6178

With a goal of increasing the financial stability of working individuals and families in poor and aid persecuted Christians, is a community garden used as a resource to not only augment the Food Pantry, but as a teaching tool for students enrolled in the After School and Summer Youth Program.

Tom Hoog
(210) 226-6178

Guadalupe Community Center maintains an organic garden on San Antonio’s west side. Staff and volunteers grow lettuce, cabbage, tomatoes, and other vegetables to supplement the food pantry’s non-perishable food with fresh produce by adding nutritional value addressing food insecurity among the poor in the community.

Contact Guadalupe Community Center for assistance or to volunteer.

(210) 226-6178
Site-based outreach events to increase awareness and accessibility of health screenings, wellness and safety information, and social service programs among the community.
Please contact Lizzy Nemeth at (210) 226-6178 x205 for additional information.
Lizzy at (210) 226-6178 Nemeth - Director