San Antonio Community Resource Directory

Mission: To promote life-long success by providing Human Services and connecting people to community resources.

Vision: To provide leadership, develop collaborative strategies, and maximize resources to improve the quality of life for children, families and seniors in our community.

Services: The Department of Human Services provides comprehensive direct and contractual services in the areas of Early Education and Child Care Assistance, Education, Financial and Emergency Assistance, Homeless Assistance, and Senior Services.

Monday: 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM Tuesday: 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM Wednesday: 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM Thursday: 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM Friday: 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Melody Woosley - Director Send email
(210) 207-8198
Hotlines and Virtual Assistance
COVID-19 Notice

Find the Utility Assistance Intake Application Request and Checklist here.

To apply for SAWS water bill assistance, call (210)223-2273 or go to the SAWS website: www.saws.org/uplift

Emergency financial assistance for utility payments for qualified applicants.

Apply online here.

Documentation required.

Melody Woosley - Director Send email
(210) 207-8198

The Neighborhood Place is a community hub that brings services and resources together to empower families on the Westside of San Antonio.

The Neighborhood Place serves the entire community but targets three surrounding zip codes: 78228, 78237, 78207.

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: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sunday: CLOSED

Improving the lives of families and communities most in need through collaborations based on relationship, partnerships that are engaged, and services activated across networks between the San Antonio faith community, government agencies, non-profit organizations and community groups.

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Ann Helmke - Faith Liasion Send email
(210) 207-5036
COVID-19 Notice

While this Senior Nutrition site remains closed due to COVID-19, seniors needing a meal or Food Bank commodities may contact the Department of Human Services senior center nearest to them for services:

  • West End Park Senior Center, 210-207-1720
  • District 2 Senior Center, 210-207-5390
  • South Side Lions Senior Center, 210-207-1760
  • Willie Cortez Senior Center, 210-207-5295
  • District 5 Senior Center, 210-207-5270
  • Normoyle Senior Center, 210-207-5650
  • Alicia Trevino Lopez Senior Center, 210-558-0178
  • Doris Griffin Senior Center, 210-780-7444
  • Bob Ross Senior Center, 210-207-5300
  • Northeast Senior Center, 210-207-4590

Seniors may also call the Human Services Senior Services Division at 210-207-7172.

Other resources available to seniors:

  • San Antonio Food Bank Commodities, 210-431-8326
  • Meals on Wheels, 210-735-5115
  • Alamo Service Connection / Senior Services, 210-477-3275

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

    *Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Free.

Call for program hours and other details.
COVID-19 Notice

While this Senior Nutrition site remains closed due to COVID-19, seniors needing a meal or Food Bank commodities may contact the Department of Human Services senior center nearest to them for services:

  • West End Park Senior Center, 210-207-1720
  • District 2 Senior Center, 210-207-5390
  • South Side Lions Senior Center, 210-207-1760
  • Willie Cortez Senior Center, 210-207-5295
  • District 5 Senior Center, 210-207-5270
  • Normoyle Senior Center, 210-207-5650
  • Alicia Trevino Lopez Senior Center, 210-558-0178
  • Doris Griffin Senior Center, 210-780-7444
  • Bob Ross Senior Center, 210-207-5300
  • Northeast Senior Center, 210-207-4590

Seniors may also call the Human Services Senior Services Division at 210-207-7172.

Other resources available to seniors:

  • San Antonio Food Bank Commodities, 210-431-8326
  • Meals on Wheels, 210-735-5115
  • Alamo Service Connection / Senior Services, 210-477-3275

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

*Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Free.

Call for program hours and other details.

Located in parking garage at corner of S. St Mary's and Travis.

Monday - Sunday: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Melody Woosley - Director Send email
(210) 207-8198
0.52 miles away, 622 S Flores, San Antonio, TX, 78204 , D1
COVID-19 Notice

All indoor park facilities, including Commanders House, are closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.

A hot home-cooked meal is served Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at noon in partnership with H.E.B. The cost is $3 and a reservation is required.

Every last Wednesday of the month, people with birthdays or anniversaries that month are honored with a musical presentation, cake, or an ice cream social.

Join us for a wonderful social time!

$7 annual fee for participants 60 and over; $15 for participants 18-59.

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED
Senior Center
(210) 207-3010
COVID-19 Notice

COVID-19 Notice: CafeCollege is offering phone and virtual advising or college access services in our community during our mandated closure. Advising will be available during our normal open hours: Tues-Thurs 8:00am -7:00pm, Fri-Sat 8:00am- 5:00pm. Please complete an advising request form and an advisor will follow up with you.

The City of San Antonio provides scholarship assistance through the San Antonio Education Partnership (SAEP) at participating colleges and universities.

The overall goal of the San Antonio Education Partnership is to close the college graduation gap in San Antonio by assisting students with graduating from high school, enrolling in college, and receiving a college degree and/or certificate, leading to a creation of a more educated citizenry to improve the city’s future economic prospects. The scholarship is available at 25 high schools in 8 school districts.

The program is successful because of the unique partnership that unites students, schools, local colleges and universities, business, civic, and government leaders.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:
• Sign the Student Commitment to College form
• Graduate with an overall 95% attendance rate
• Graduate with an overall 80% grade average
• Graduate from a participating high school
• Demonstrate financial need (FAFSA or TASFA required)
• Enroll full-time at a participating college or university

Scholarship Awards:
• Community College - $300/semester
• Public University - $425/semester
• Private University - $750/semester

Mon–Fri, 8:00am–5:00pm
Fox Technical High School
(210) 738-9730
COVID-19 Notice

While the City of San Antonio Department of Human Services operated Senior Centers and Nutrition Sites are temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration, meals and San Antonio Food Bank commodities are available for pickup or delivery by the Department of Human Services.

All Senior Center members enrolled in the Senior Nutrition Program will receive meal distributions and San Antonio Food Bank commodities at the senior centers during the closure. Seniors needing a meal or Food Bank commodities may contact the Department of Human Services senior center nearest to them for services:

  • West End Park Senior Center, 210-207-1720
  • District 2 Senior Center, 210-207-5390\South Side Lions Senior Center, 210-207-1760\Willie Cortez Senior Center, 210-207-5295
  • District 5 Senior Center, 210-207-5270
  • Normoyle Senior Center, 210-207-5650
  • Alicia Treviño Lopez Senior Center, 210-558-0178
  • Doris Griffin Senior Center, 210-780-7444
  • Bob Ross Senior Center, 210-207-5300
  • Northeast Senior Center, 210-207-4590

Seniors may also call the Human Services Senior Services Division at 210-207-7172.

Other resources available to seniors:

  • San Antonio Food Bank Commodities, 210-431-8326
  • Meals on Wheels, 210-735-5115
  • Alamo Service Connection / Senior Services, 210-477-3275

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

*Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouses.

Free.

Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
0.71 miles away, 400 N Frio, San Antonio, TX, 78207 , D5
COVID-19 Notice

While this Senior Nutrition site remains closed due to COVID-19, seniors needing a meal or Food Bank commodities may contact the Department of Human Services senior center nearest to them for services:

  • West End Park Senior Center, 210-207-1720
  • District 2 Senior Center, 210-207-5390
  • South Side Lions Senior Center, 210-207-1760
  • Willie Cortez Senior Center, 210-207-5295
  • District 5 Senior Center, 210-207-5270
  • Normoyle Senior Center, 210-207-5650
  • Alicia Trevino Lopez Senior Center, 210-558-0178
  • Doris Griffin Senior Center, 210-780-7444
  • Bob Ross Senior Center, 210-207-5300
  • Northeast Senior Center, 210-207-4590

Seniors may also call the Human Services Senior Services Division at 210-207-7172.

Other resources available to seniors:

  • San Antonio Food Bank Commodities, 210-431-8326
  • Meals on Wheels, 210-735-5115
  • Alamo Service Connection / Senior Services, 210-477-3275

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

*Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Free.

Call for program hours and other details.

Early Head Start provides comprehensive child and family development services for low-income families with infants and toddlers ages birth to three years. Early Head Start provides early, continuous, intensive and comprehensive child development and family support services on a year-round basis. The purpose of the program is to enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development for school readiness; to support parents' efforts to fulfill their parental roles; and to help parents move toward self-sufficiency. AVANCE-San Antonio offers a two-option program for children and their families consisting of Home-based Option and Center-based Option providing services at licensed Childhood Development Centers. At all times Early Head Start services at least 10% children with disabilities.

Services Provided:
• Infant/Toddler Child Development Classrooms
• Early Childhood Education and Development
• Services for Infants & Toddlers with Special Needs
• Bilingual and Dual Language

Children 6 weeks to 3 years old.

Our Early Head Start-Childcare Partnership (EHS-CCP) Program recruits families receiving Child Care Services (CCS). Often times, CCS requires a co-payment, and families are responsible for paying their own co-payment directly to each child care center.

COVID-19 Notice
  • Open and providing services.
  • Other resources available to seniors:
  • San Antonio Food Bank Commodities, 210-431-8326
  • Meals on Wheels, 210-735-5115
  • Alamo Service Connection / Senior Services, 210-477-3275

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

*Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Free.

Open 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. weekdays (excluding holidays). Provide continental breakfast and lunch as well as social and educational opportunities, art program and seasonal-themed activities,
Regina Blankenship - Social Worker
(210) 352-2000
COVID-19 Notice

While this Senior Nutrition site remains closed due to COVID-19, seniors needing a meal or Food Bank commodities may contact the Department of Human Services senior center nearest to them for services:

  • West End Park Senior Center, 210-207-1720
  • District 2 Senior Center, 210-207-5390
  • South Side Lions Senior Center, 210-207-1760
  • Willie Cortez Senior Center, 210-207-5295
  • District 5 Senior Center, 210-207-5270
  • Normoyle Senior Center, 210-207-5650
  • Alicia Trevino Lopez Senior Center, 210-558-0178
  • Doris Griffin Senior Center, 210-780-7444
  • Bob Ross Senior Center, 210-207-5300
  • Northeast Senior Center, 210-207-4590

Seniors may also call the Human Services Senior Services Division at 210-207-7172.

Other resources available to seniors:

  • San Antonio Food Bank Commodities, 210-431-8326
  • Meals on Wheels, 210-735-5115
  • Alamo Service Connection / Senior Services, 210-477-3275

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

*Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Free.

Call for program hours and other details.
COVID-19 Notice

While this Senior Nutrition site remains closed due to COVID-19, seniors needing a meal or Food Bank commodities may contact the Department of Human Services senior center nearest to them for services:

  • West End Park Senior Center, 210-207-1720
  • District 2 Senior Center, 210-207-5390
  • South Side Lions Senior Center, 210-207-1760
  • Willie Cortez Senior Center, 210-207-5295
  • District 5 Senior Center, 210-207-5270
  • Normoyle Senior Center, 210-207-5650
  • Alicia Trevino Lopez Senior Center, 210-558-0178
  • Doris Griffin Senior Center, 210-780-7444
  • Bob Ross Senior Center, 210-207-5300
  • Northeast Senior Center, 210-207-4590

Seniors may also call the Human Services Senior Services Division at 210-207-7172.

Other resources available to seniors:

  • San Antonio Food Bank Commodities, 210-431-8326
  • Meals on Wheels, 210-735-5115
  • Alamo Service Connection / Senior Services, 210-477-3275

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

*Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Free.

Call for program hours and other details.
COVID-19 Notice

COVID-19 Notice: CafeCollege is offering phone and virtual advising or college access services in our community during our mandated closure. Advising will be available during our normal open hours: Tues-Thurs 8:00am -7:00pm, Fri-Sat 8:00am- 5:00pm. Please complete an advising request form and an advisor will follow up with you.

The City of San Antonio provides scholarship assistance through the San Antonio Education Partnership (SAEP) at participating colleges and universities.

The overall goal of the San Antonio Education Partnership is to close the college graduation gap in San Antonio by assisting students with graduating from high school, enrolling in college, and receiving a college degree and/or certificate, leading to a creation of a more educated citizenry to improve the city’s future economic prospects. The scholarship is available at 25 high schools in 8 school districts.

The program is successful because of the unique partnership that unites students, schools, local colleges and universities, business, civic, and government leaders.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:
• Sign the Student Commitment to College form
• Graduate with an overall 95% attendance rate
• Graduate with an overall 80% grade average
• Graduate from a participating high school
• Demonstrate financial need (FAFSA or TASFA required)
• Enroll full-time at a participating college or university

Scholarship Awards:
• Community College - $300/semester
• Public University - $425/semester
• Private University - $750/semester

Mon–Fri, 8:00am–5:00pm
GW Brackenridge High School
(210) 228-1200

The Tobin Community Center offers a wide variety of programming, including youth sports leagues, arts and crafts, table games, nutrition education, dance, music and more.

Monday - Thursday: 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM Friday: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Community Center
(210) 225-0941

Early Head Start provides comprehensive child and family development services for low-income families with infants and toddlers ages birth to three years. Early Head Start provides early, continuous, intensive and comprehensive child development and family support services on a year-round basis. The purpose of the program is to enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development for school readiness; to support parents' efforts to fulfill their parental roles; and to help parents move toward self-sufficiency. AVANCE-San Antonio offers a two-option program for children and their families consisting of Home-based Option and Center-based Option providing services at licensed Childhood Development Centers. At all times Early Head Start services at least 10% children with disabilities.

Services Provided:
• Infant/Toddler Child Development Classrooms
• Early Childhood Education and Development
• Services for Infants & Toddlers with Special Needs
• Bilingual and Dual Language

Children 6 weeks to 3 years old.

Our Early Head Start-Childcare Partnership (EHS-CCP) Program recruits families receiving Child Care Services (CCS). Often times, CCS requires a co-payment, and families are responsible for paying their own co-payment directly to each child care center.

1.37 miles away, 1023 N Pine, San Antonio, TX, 78202 , D2
COVID-19 Notice

While this Senior Nutrition site remains closed due to COVID-19, seniors needing a meal or Food Bank commodities may contact the Department of Human Services senior center nearest to them for services:

  • West End Park Senior Center, 210-207-1720
  • District 2 Senior Center, 210-207-5390
  • South Side Lions Senior Center, 210-207-1760
  • Willie Cortez Senior Center, 210-207-5295
  • District 5 Senior Center, 210-207-5270
  • Normoyle Senior Center, 210-207-5650
  • Alicia Trevino Lopez Senior Center, 210-558-0178
  • Doris Griffin Senior Center, 210-780-7444
  • Bob Ross Senior Center, 210-207-5300
  • Northeast Senior Center, 210-207-4590

Seniors may also call the Human Services Senior Services Division at 210-207-7172.

Other resources available to seniors:

  • San Antonio Food Bank Commodities, 210-431-8326
  • Meals on Wheels, 210-735-5115
  • Alamo Service Connection / Senior Services, 210-477-3275

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

*Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Free.

Call for program hours and other details.

Head Start children receive specialized quality education and comprehensive social services that provide opportunities for our children to learn and succeed when they enter kindergarten.

Education and disability:

  • Individualized teaching
  • Low child/staff ratios
  • Structured routines and schedules
  • School readiness skills
  • Culturally diverse
  • Services for children with disabilities
  • Screenings and ongoing assessments
  • Individualized activities
  • Inclusive classrooms
  • Parent advocacy and training

Health:

  • Medical and dental case management
  • Staff certified in first aid & CPR
  • Clean and safe environments
  • On site dental exams and fluoride varnish
  • Hearing and vision screenings
  • Indoor/outdoor physical development

Nutrition:

  • Healthy breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • Menus developed by registered dietitians

Family support:

  • Parent engagement activities and leadership opportunities
  • Supporting families to meet their need and achieve goals
  • Community resources and services
  • School district transportation may be available

The age requirement for our Head Start Prekindergarten Program is three years old on or before September 1.

Head Start is a federally funded program provided at no cost for qualifying families. We provide education, health and dental screenings, nutrition, family support, and training services for your family.

Head Start children receive specialized quality education and comprehensive social services that provide opportunities for our children to learn and succeed when they enter kindergarten.

Education and disability:

  • Individualized teaching
  • Low child/staff ratios
  • Structured routines and schedules
  • School readiness skills
  • Culturally diverse
  • Services for children with disabilities
  • Screenings and ongoing assessments
  • Individualized activities
  • Inclusive classrooms
  • Parent advocacy and training

Health:

  • Medical and dental case management
  • Staff certified in first aid and CPR
  • Clean and safe environments
  • On site dental exams and fluoride varnish
  • Hearing and vision screenings
  • Indoor/outdoor physical development

Nutrition:

  • Healthy breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • Menus developed by registered dietitians

Family support:

  • Parent engagement activities and leadership opportunities
  • Supporting families to meet their need and achieve goals
  • Community resources and services
  • School district transportation may be available

The age requirement for our Head Start Prekindergarten Program is three years old on or before September 1.

Head Start is a federally funded program provided at no cost for qualifying families. We provide education, health and dental screenings, nutrition, family support, and training services for your family.

1.46 miles away, 1321 El Paso, San Antonio, TX, 78207 , D5
COVID-19 Notice

While this Senior Nutrition site remains closed due to COVID-19, seniors needing a meal or Food Bank commodities may contact the Department of Human Services senior center nearest to them for services:

  • West End Park Senior Center, 210-207-1720
  • District 2 Senior Center, 210-207-5390
  • South Side Lions Senior Center, 210-207-1760
  • Willie Cortez Senior Center, 210-207-5295
  • District 5 Senior Center, 210-207-5270
  • Normoyle Senior Center, 210-207-5650
  • Alicia Trevino Lopez Senior Center, 210-558-0178
  • Doris Griffin Senior Center, 210-780-7444
  • Bob Ross Senior Center, 210-207-5300
  • Northeast Senior Center, 210-207-4590

Seniors may also call the Human Services Senior Services Division at 210-207-7172.

Other resources available to seniors:

  • San Antonio Food Bank Commodities, 210-431-8326
  • Meals on Wheels, 210-735-5115
  • Alamo Service Connection / Senior Services, 210-477-3275

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

*Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Free.

Call for program hours and other details.
COVID-19 Notice

COVID-19 Notice: CafeCollege is offering phone and virtual advising or college access services in our community during our mandated closure. Advising will be available during our normal open hours: Tues-Thurs 8:00am -7:00pm, Fri-Sat 8:00am- 5:00pm. Please complete an advising request form and an advisor will follow up with you.

The City of San Antonio provides scholarship assistance through the San Antonio Education Partnership (SAEP) at participating colleges and universities.

The overall goal of the San Antonio Education Partnership is to close the college graduation gap in San Antonio by assisting students with graduating from high school, enrolling in college, and receiving a college degree and/or certificate, leading to a creation of a more educated citizenry to improve the city’s future economic prospects. The scholarship is available at 25 high schools in 8 school districts.

The program is successful because of the unique partnership that unites students, schools, local colleges and universities, business, civic, and government leaders.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:
• Sign the Student Commitment to College form
• Graduate with an overall 95% attendance rate
• Graduate with an overall 80% grade average
• Graduate from a participating high school
• Demonstrate financial need (FAFSA or TASFA required)
• Enroll full-time at a participating college or university

Scholarship Awards:
• Community College - $300/semester
• Public University - $425/semester
• Private University - $750/semester

Mon–Fri, 8:00am–5:00pm
Sidney Lanier High School
(210) 978-7910
COVID-19 Notice

While this Senior Nutrition site remains closed due to COVID-19, seniors needing a meal or Food Bank commodities may contact the Department of Human Services senior center nearest to them for services:

  • West End Park Senior Center, 210-207-1720
  • District 2 Senior Center, 210-207-5390
  • South Side Lions Senior Center, 210-207-1760
  • Willie Cortez Senior Center, 210-207-5295
  • District 5 Senior Center, 210-207-5270
  • Normoyle Senior Center, 210-207-5650
  • Alicia Trevino Lopez Senior Center, 210-558-0178
  • Doris Griffin Senior Center, 210-780-7444
  • Bob Ross Senior Center, 210-207-5300
  • Northeast Senior Center, 210-207-4590

Seniors may also call the Human Services Senior Services Division at 210-207-7172.

Other resources available to seniors:

  • San Antonio Food Bank Commodities, 210-431-8326
  • Meals on Wheels, 210-735-5115
  • Alamo Service Connection / Senior Services, 210-477-3275

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

*Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Free.

Call for program hours and other details.

Early Head Start provides comprehensive child and family development services for low-income families with infants and toddlers ages birth to three years. Early Head Start provides early, continuous, intensive and comprehensive child development and family support services on a year-round basis. The purpose of the program is to enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development for school readiness; to support parents' efforts to fulfill their parental roles; and to help parents move toward self-sufficiency. AVANCE-San Antonio offers a two-option program for children and their families consisting of Home-based Option and Center-based Option providing services at licensed Childhood Development Centers. At all times Early Head Start services at least 10% children with disabilities.

Services Provided:
• Infant/Toddler Child Development Classrooms
• Early Childhood Education and Development
• Services for Infants & Toddlers with Special Needs
• Bilingual and Dual Language

Children 6 weeks to 3 years old.

Our Early Head Start-Childcare Partnership (EHS-CCP) Program recruits families receiving Child Care Services (CCS). Often times, CCS requires a co-payment, and families are responsible for paying their own co-payment directly to each child care center.

COVID-19 Notice

While this Senior Nutrition site remains closed due to COVID-19, seniors needing a meal or Food Bank commodities may contact the Department of Human Services senior center nearest to them for services:

  • West End Park Senior Center, 210-207-1720
  • District 2 Senior Center, 210-207-5390
  • South Side Lions Senior Center, 210-207-1760
  • Willie Cortez Senior Center, 210-207-5295
  • District 5 Senior Center, 210-207-5270
  • Normoyle Senior Center, 210-207-5650
  • Alicia Trevino Lopez Senior Center, 210-558-0178
  • Doris Griffin Senior Center, 210-780-7444
  • Bob Ross Senior Center, 210-207-5300
  • Northeast Senior Center, 210-207-4590

Seniors may also call the Human Services Senior Services Division at 210-207-7172.

Other resources available to seniors:

  • San Antonio Food Bank Commodities, 210-431-8326
  • Meals on Wheels, 210-735-5115
  • Alamo Service Connection / Senior Services, 210-477-3275

Provides senior adults, 60 years and older, and spouses, in Bexar County, with a nutritionally balanced lunchtime meal in a congregate setting with supportive services consisting of:

  • Companionship
  • Nutrition Education
  • Basic Health Screenings
  • Social Services
  • Outreach activities
  • Recreation and Dance
  • Computer Classes*
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise Classes*
  • Transportation*

*Not available at all centers.

Age 60+ and spouse.

Free.

Call for program hours and other details.

Head Start children receive specialized quality education and comprehensive social services that provide opportunities for our children to learn and succeed when they enter kindergarten.

Education and disability:
• Individualized teaching
• Low child/staff ratios
• Structured routines and schedules
• School readiness skills
• Culturally diverse
• Services for children with disabilities
• Screenings and ongoing assessments
• Individualized activities
• Inclusive classrooms
• Parent advocacy and training

Health:
• Medical and dental case management
• Staff certified in first aid & CPR
• Clean and safe environments
• On site dental exams and fluoride varnish
• Hearing and vision screenings
• Indoor/outdoor physical development

Nutrition:
• Healthy breakfast, lunch, and snacks
• Menus developed by registered dietitians

Family support:
• Parent engagement activities and leadership opportunities
• Supporting families to meet their need and achieve goals
• Community resources and services
• School district transportation may be available

The age requirement for our Head Start Prekindergarten Program is three years old on or before September 1.

Head Start is a federally funded program provided at no cost for qualifying families. We provide education, health and dental screenings, nutrition, family support, and training services for your family.

COVID-19 Notice

This center is now open at reduced capacity (25%) with abbreviated indoor and outside service offerings along with virtual programming. We will continue to work on expanding center activities and ask for your patience.

Meals and food commodities will continue to be provided via curbside pickup and home delivery for members with transportation and mobility challenges.

Morning (7:00 AM – 11:00 AM) and afternoon (1:00 PM – 3:45 PM) recreation time will be available via a reservation process.

Here are a few things you can expect upon returning to your senior center:

  • Face masks will be required to be worn at all times. 
  • Health screenings and temperature checks will be conducted prior to gaining entrance into the center. 
  • Physical distancing of 6 feet will be practiced.
  • Reservations will be required to participate in senior center activities.

Please call your senior center to reserve a spot!

Offering San Antonio and Bexar County seniors 60+ comprehensive resource facilities.

Monday:-7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Tuesday:-7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Wednesday:-7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Thursday:-7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Friday:-7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED

Senior transportation service is available at all city-operated Senior Centers.

Seniors enrolled at any of the City-operated Senior Centers and live within a five-mile radius of the center may qualify for morning pick-up and afternoon drop-off to and from the Senior Center.

This service is offered free of charge.

Mon-Fri, 7:45am-4:30pm, except City holidays For Senior Center Transportation call (210) 207-7172. For Medical Appointment Transportation call the Alamo Service Connection at (210) 477-3275.