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The City of San Antonio supports the community’s efforts to end homelessness through participation in the South Alamo Regional Alliance to End Homelessness Continuum of Care; support and coordination with Haven for Hope, and contracts with community-based homeless services providers.
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.
, Bus Tickets
, Financial Education
, Tax Preparation
, Help Pay for Housing
, Help Pay for Utilities
, Help Find Work
, Identification Recovery
, Exercise & Fitness
, English as a Second Language
, Nutrition Education
, Free Meals
, Skills & Training
, Relationship Building
, Interview Training
, Volunteer Opportunities
, Personal Care Items
, Resume Development
, Health Education
, Advocacy & Legal Aid
, Support Network
, Weather Relief
, Help Pay for Food
, Maternity Care
, Pregnancy Services
, Spiritual Care
, Computer Skills
, Supplies for School
, Help Find Housing
, Child Care
, Youth Programs
, Transportation Assistance
, Help Navigating the System
, Parenting Classes
, GED Preparation & HS Diplomas
, Senior Programs
, Health Screenings
, Program Mentors
, Children's Programs
, Career Planning
, Help Pay for School
, Free Computer Use
We are a family-like community with a richly diverse culture, but one in the faith, liturgy and social activities. We seek to be more vibrant and effective in proclaiming the Word of God. We joyfully celebrate communal prayers and worship, especially the Holy Eucharist with utmost reverence and devotion.
Mon-Sun: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District is the public health agency charged by State law, City code, and County resolution with the responsibility for providing public health programs in San Antonio and unincorporated areas of Bexar County.
No services are offered at the administration office.
Rise Recovery's mission is to help teens, young adults and families overcome the effects of drugs and alcohol and partner with the community in education and prevention.
Rise Recovery offers community-based support to youth, young adults, and families on their journey to recovery from substance use disorder – providing support groups, recovery mentoring, counseling, prevention education, and aiding in the transition to living a life in recovery – at no cost to program participants. Just as important, Rise Recovery provides a supportive alternative peer group within a sober community. Rise Recovery also partners with the community in education and prevention. Through longstanding partnerships with public schools, Child Protective Services, and Juvenile Probation, we are able to impact a greater number of families.
Rise Recovery is the only organization in San Antonio that provides open-ended services with no charge, no eligibility barriers, and serves both youth and their families.
Rise Recovery’s approach focuses on 2 important facts that are critical to success:
1. Youth thrive amongst their peers.
2. Engaging families in the recovery process is essential.
Rise Recovery focuses on creating a supportive family system to prevent relapse and create a healthy home environment. When the family is involved, recovery chances increase by 80%.
The Jacqueline Smith Foundation was created to assist individuals and families who are battling cancer, Alzheimer's, and homelessness, as well as veterans, children with special needs, minorities, and underserved communities. You are not walking the journey alone. Assistance is available, and we are here to help.
100 Black Men of San Antonio, Inc. is designed to elevate young men of color through education, economic empowerment, health and wellness, and leadership.
Mon-Sun: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SABC is recognized as a coordinating resource for breastfeeding support and education in the San Antonio area. Our desire is to involve the entire community in making a difference for breastfeeding families.
To promote, protect and support breastfeeding through education, outreach and advocacy.
Provide a forum for education, discussion and networking among individuals interested in promoting breastfeeding.
The San Antonio Roundup is an annual recovery conference hosted by members of San Antonio’s LGBTQ+ community. The San Antonio Roundup (SARU) is a not-for-profit group whose primary purpose is to help alcoholics stay sober through carrying the message via an annual recovery conference.
Freedom Youth Project Foundation is dedicated to bringing clarity to an issue that is characterized by myth and misconception. Through our public awareness/ education initiative known as Think Freedom Campaign, we empower youth, parents, and communities through education, training, tools and other content.
Offering San Antonio and Bexar County seniors 60+ comprehensive resource facilities.
Mon-Thu, 8:00am-8:00pm; Fri, 8:00am-5:00pm
Click here to see COVID-19 updates and guidelines from the Office of the Archdiocese.
San Fernando Cathedral also called the Cathedral of Our Lady of Candelaria and Guadalupe is a cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church located in downtown San Antonio, Texas, USA, facing the city's Main Plaza. It is the mother church of the Archdiocese of San Antonio and the seat of its archbishop.
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 1:00 - 3:00 PM
As students solve civic challenges through Geekdom’s CivTechSA Program, they become directly involved with the City of San Antonio (COSA) to solve real-world civic problems and gain necessary skills for their future. This collaboration between students, CivTechSA and COSA, grows civically-minded tech talent in San Antonio while overcoming common civic challenges. Middle school and high school students work on civic challenges during pitch competitions, showcases and class projects. Throughout the year, students engage with the City, CivTechSA, and our partners. If you are interested in partnering with CivTechSA and the City for the upcoming year of educational programming, please contact [email protected]
All students Middle School,1st/2nd Year High School, 3rd/4th Year High School
Mon - Thu: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am - noon and 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Mon-Fri: 7:00am - 7:00pm
Sat: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Due to school closures creating a high need for all students to access learning via the internet, companies are offering free or low-cost options during the COVID-19 crisis.
this Information is in response to the COVID-19 school closure.
All are truly welcome at Travis Park Church!
Established in 1846, our church is grounded in history and vision. Today, the people of Travis Park Church continue seeking to make the world a better place through transformation of self and community. We serve and learn as siblings from all walks of life: rich and poor, housed and homeless, gay and straight, black and brown and white, secular and sacred, PhD and GED. The people of Travis Park Church seek to live and love as God does: passionately and unconditionally. God calls us on a journey forward, to break down the walls of prejudice, and to embrace all our brothers and sisters.
Travis Park’s commitment to justice means our congregation strives to remove political, cultural, and societal barriers both in the church and community that prevent people from being who God created them to be. This commitment is not based in anybody’s idea of political correctness, but in the actions and teachings of Jesus. The closer our lives mirror his life, the more available we are to experience and become God’s new creation.
Travis Park Church is affiliated with the Reconciling Ministries Network, a group of congregations and groups worldwide which have adopted statements welcoming people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.
Corazon Ministries, a 20+ year-old nonprofit that helps care for San Antonio's unsheltered community, operates out of Travis Park Church.
Sunday through Friday: 8:30am to 2:30pm
In order to help slow the spread of COVID-19 while continuing to care for our unsheltered neighbors, we have suspended some services and moved most of the others to the Downtown Care Hub at 319 W Travis St.
Click here for a calendar of homeless services.
Corazon serves our homeless and marginalized neighbors, and operates at Travis Park Church in the heart of downtown San Antonio, TX.
We encourage everyone to participate in group discussions and studies. So much can be learned when we listen to and share our stories with one another.
We serve over 27,000 nutritious hot meals each year. In addition, we provide warm showers, hygiene items, access to primary medical services, dermatology care, ID recovery, and barber haircuts.
Caring for our brothers and sisters includes caring for the whole person. Each week we have prayer and recovery circles, multiple Bible studies, and a brief devotional on Sunday mornings. Everyone is welcome to join us for Sunday worship in the Sanctuary at 9:45am.
With unconditional love and justice, we provide support for the homeless and marginalized to enhance mind, body, spirit, creativity and community.
The members of the Board for Corazon Ministries, Inc. translate and activate the vision and mission by offering support and programs aimed at the whole person; physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.
- Feed those who are physically and spiritually hungry
- Provide access to primary health care services and referrals
- Educate people about disease prevention
- Refer people to local agencies for services and support not provided by CMI
- Provide a welcoming sanctuary for spiritual growth, unconditional acceptance and love
- Facilitate recovery from addiction in partnership with other community agencies
- Advocate for people who are poor, homeless, marginalized and/or mentally ill at the local and/or state level
- Offer volunteers the opportunity to be renewed by serving and building new relationships with people who are homeless and/or marginalized, or mentally ill
- Coordinate our services and ministry with other community organizations in order to better meet the needs of people who are homeless, marginalized and/or mentally ill
COVID-19 has been designated a national disaster, making our resources available to the public. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.
Callers can also connect with counselors in over 100 other languages via 3rd-party interpretation services; simply indicate your preferred language to the responding counselor for a live interpreter.
TTY number 1-800-846-8517 is available 24/7 to hearing-impaired individuals, who can also utilize the texting options or their preferred relay service (including 7-1-1) to connect with the main DDH hotline 1-800-985-5990, 24/7.
Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
SAMHSA is a branch of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department. Our staff members provide counseling and support before, during, and after disasters and refer people to local disaster-related resources for follow-up care and support.
The Disaster Distress Helpline is staffed by trained counselors from a network of crisis call centers located across the United States. These counselors provide:
Crisis counseling for people in emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster
Information on how to recognize distress and its effects on individuals and families
Tips for healthy coping
Referrals to local crisis call centers for additional follow-up care and support
The Bexar County Family Justice Center provides services and resources necessary to assist victims of domestic violence and their families in one centralized location.
Goals of the Bexar County Family Justice Center include:
• Greater access to legal and social services
• Effective apprehension and prosecution of domestic violence cases
• Increased reporting of undocumented domestic violence
• Empowerment and education of victims of domestic violence leading to the termination of abusive relationships, thus breaking the cycle of domestic violence one family at a time.
The goal of Autism Lifeline Links is to increase service capacity and eliminate wait times and barriers for individuals on the autism spectrum throughout their life. We are committed to doing this by working collaboratively and transparently to create a comprehensive person-centered system of awareness, early diagnosis, treatment, and services to improve the opportunities and outcomes for individuals with autism and their families.
In the course of our multi-faceted work we:
- Empower individuals, families, caretakers, and the community with the knowledge and tools
- Share plans, commit time and maximize resources to prioritize needs
- Identify gaps in services and barriers to care
- Streamline the process for access to services and care
- Build capacity to serve people with autism
- Engage the entire community in participation, celebration, and support of life events and milestones
- Work to impact public policy and advocacy
Autism Lifeline Links is not a health care provider and does not provide emergency or crisis intervention services. If this is an emergency, please dial 911 or proceed to your nearest medical or hospital facility.
We are now accepting student applications for the 2020-2021 school year. All sessions will be held remotely.
Building industry professionals and educators help high school students learn more about potential careers in architecture, engineering, and construction.
During the program, students work in teams under the mentorship of experienced professionals, who guide them through projects that meet real industry requirements. The result is an opportunity to gain practical insight into what building industry professionals do to transform their ideas from an initial concept into a finished building.
Students also visit professional firms, attend College Night at the University of Texas at San Antonio CACP, and attend lectures on industry topics.
At the conclusion of the program year, students present their design solutions and receive feedback from local industry leaders.
In addition, every qualified senior who goes on to university study in a building industry-related field is eligible for a local scholarship.
The church provides free emergency food, clothing, counseling and prayer to those in need, including seniors, the disabled, and low income families with children. Supports all of Bexar County.