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Best Things to Do in San Antonio

1. The Alamo

2. The River Walk

  • One of the best entry points is the Hyatt Regency at 123 Losoya Street, which offers elevator access down to the River Walk.
  • The famous river tours provided by Rio San Antonio Cruises 

3. Morgan’s Wonderland

  • To read my full article all about Morgan’s Wonderland, just click here.

4. Morgan’s Inspiration Island

  • To read my full article all about Morgan’s Inspiration Island, just click here.

5. San Antonio Museum of Art

Corey Lee
Updated within the last 1 month.

ACES ABA San Antonio is dedicated to providing comprehensive and effective clinical services to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Utilizing an intensive Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) approach, we work closely with children and families to provide individualized treatment focused on improving core deficits associated with ASD, including communication, social, living, and school-readiness skills and behaviors.

We are currently offering in-home, community-based, and telehealth services in San Antonio and surrounding communities.

ACES offers a wide variety of insurance-based services including:

  • ABA Programming
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Group Programming
  • Counseling services

Click here to learn more about our approach and services.

Click here to get more information, start services, or be added to the ACES mailing list.

In-home and Telehealth services now available!

Click here to send us an email

ACES accepts most insurance providers Including:

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare
  • Kaiser Permanente
Updated within the last 1 month.
0.17 miles away, PO Box 27086, San Antonio, TX, 78227 , D4

Family Weekend Retreats are designed to adapt all recreational activities for campers with mild to severe medical conditions or disabilities while including the entire family.

Family Weekend Retreats are held at Camp CAMP in Center Point, Texas, on a beautiful 55-acre property along the Guadalupe River.

Throughout the weekend campers and their families participate together in traditional camping activities such as canoeing, horseback riding, swimming, music, sports and recreation, arts and crafts, and outdoor cooking.

During these inclusive weekends, which begin Friday evening and end Sunday afternoon, families enjoy private, climate-controlled cabins. All meals are provided, and CAMP can accommodate many special diets. Campers must be accompanied by at least one parent/guardian to provide direct support during the event.

Family Weekend Retreats are open to new and returning camper families, with priority given to those who have never attended a retreat and/or those who were unable to attend one during the previous year.

Due to the generosity of Methodist Healthcare Ministry of South Texas, Inc., which has underwritten all program expenses, there is no fee to attend.

A deposit will be required to secure your family's spot (refunded in full following retreat attendance).

By reservation
Updated within the last month
0.17 miles away, PO Box 27086, San Antonio, TX, 78227 , D4

Parent’s Night Out (PNO) is an enrichment activity program for children with medical conditions or disabilities (aged 3-15 years) and their siblings (aged 3-14 years).

PNO events consist of engaging games, crafts, and activities thoughtfully planned around a central theme. CAMP provides a snack and drink for all participants during the event and requests that Campers bring a sack dinner from home to enjoy with their peers.

The Parent's Night Out program is completely underwritten by CAMP.  Because of this, there is no fee to attend.

 

PNO is held one Saturday evening a month in San Antonio.
Updated within the last month
0.17 miles away, PO Box 27086, San Antonio, TX, 78227 , D4

Counselors and healthcare volunteers care for the needs of all campers, allowing families and caregivers a chance to recharge.

Activities (weather permitting) include canoeing, horseback riding, arts and crafts, outdoor cooking, nature, and more.

Spring Break Camps are held during two sessions in mid-March, each running 4-days/3-nights, at Camp CAMP in Center Point, Texas.

The first Spring Break Camp session coincides with most San Antonio-area school districts, and the second Spring Break Camp coincides with most Austin-area school districts.

Respite Weekend Camps are $750 per Camper. 

Respite units may be used to cover the cost of attendance. 

For families paying out of pocket, CAMP has a Tier Pricing Program.  

Updated within the last month
0.17 miles away, PO Box 27086, San Antonio, TX, 78227 , D4

Respite Weekend Camps are held monthly throughout the school year (September – May), giving campers with medical conditions or disabilities, aged 5 to 55 years, an opportunity to enjoy an overnight camping experience.

Counselors and healthcare volunteers care for the needs of all campers, allowing families and caregivers time to recharge knowing that their camper is in a fun and safe environment.

CAMP’s cabins are large, climate-controlled, and wheelchair accessible.

Activities (weather permitting) include canoeing, horseback riding, swimming, arts and crafts, outdoor cooking, nature, and more.

Respite units may be used to cover the cost of attendance. 

For families paying out of pocket, CAMP has a Tier Pricing Program available. The tier pricing level is voluntarily selected by each family and will be kept confidential.
All campers will have the same experience no matter which tier their family chooses.

Respite Weekend Camps are held Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon at Camp CAMP in Center Point, Texas
Updated within the last 1 month.
0.17 miles away, PO Box 27086, San Antonio, TX, 78227 , D4

Summer Camp is a series of 6-day/5-night sessions for children and adults aged 5 to 55 with mild to severe medical conditions or disabilities (including medical, physical, intellectual, and developmental).

Summer Camp sessions are held at Camp CAMP in Center Point, Texas, on a beautiful 55-acre property along the Guadalupe River.

CAMP modifies traditional summer camp activities to meet the unique needs of each camper. Campers can participate in canoeing, horseback riding, swimming, music, sports and recreation, arts and crafts, and outdoor cooking.

While at Summer Camp, campers are assigned to a Tribe based on gender and age. Here, they are partnered with a trained counselor who provides a caring and supportive environment for the camper while fostering the social development of campers and their connections with peers.

CAMP's cabins are large, climate-controlled, and wheelchair-accessible. Meals can be modified to accommodate most special dietary needs. Each camper's medical needs and medication administration are overseen by healthcare professionals.

Click here to learn about CAMP programs' COVID-19 policies and procedures.

The 2024 Summer Camp scheduled can be viewed here.

Summer Camp Applications open in January 2024.

Siblings aged 5-13 without a medical condition or disability may attend too!

 

CAMP believes income should never be a barrier to attending programs, and we are here to help. The total fee to participate in a summer camp session is $1,700. You may pay the full price, use respite units to attend, utilize the Scholarship Tier, or request additional financial assistance. Click here to learn more.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last month
0.17 miles away, PO Box 27086, San Antonio, TX, 78227 , D4

Teen and Adult Day Adventure (TADA) is a supervised social program in the San Antonio community for teens and adults with medical conditions or disabilities, aged 13-40 years.

TADA events may include lunch, movies, sporting events, and concerts.

CAMP seeks a variety of fun venues that fit the unique needs of our campers.

For more information, click here.

Teen and Adult Day Adventure events fees range from $10-$25 per camper.  When possible, this event is underwritten by sponsors and is offered free to participants. Depending on the activity, families may be responsible for a small portion of the cost.

TADA events are scheduled for one Saturday per month, September through May.
Updated within the last month
0.17 miles away, PO Box 27086, San Antonio, TX, 78227 , D4

We are delighted that you are exploring volunteer opportunities with CAMP!

Throughout the year, CAMP is successful because of the volunteer service of so many individuals and groups.

Click here to explore various ways to invest your time and talents.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last month

Alamo Psychiatric Care PA is a medical group practice that specializes in Psychiatric Services for the treatment of:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder

Ages 21+.

In-person or Telehealth visits available.

Only Private Insurance accepted, this includes Medicare.

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor's office as it may change frequently.

  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Ambetter from Superior HealthPlan MRF
  • Humana
  • Superior Health Plan
  • BCBS
  • Oscar
  • Aetna
  • Aexcel
  • Blue Essentials HMO
  • Molina
  • UHC
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
Monday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed
Dr Damaso Oliva, MD
Updated within the last month

ReadyKidSA is your one-stop resource for raising Happy Healthy Ready Kids.

ReadyKidSA is a coalition of organizations across Bexar County that builds on successful child and family programs in San Antonio. Our partners offer a wide range of support services designed to help individuals and families navigate the different challenges that arise with each phase of life.

Hours
Monday: 8:15 AM - 4:45 PM
Tuesday: 8:15 AM - 4:45 PM
Wednesday: 8:15 AM - 4:45 PM
Thursday: 8:15 AM - 4:45 PM
Friday: 8:15 AM - 4:45 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Kevin Femmel Send email
Updated within the last month
0.67 miles away, 514 W Quincy, San Antonio, TX, 78212 , D1

Project SEARCH is a one year internship for students with intellectual and other disabilities. The goal of Project SEARCH is for all participants to obtain competitive employment upon completion of their internship year. Students must complete all high school course requirements prior to beginning their internship year.

Interns remain enrolled at their home campus and follow the SAISD school calendar during their internship. All instruction is provided at our host business, Children’s Hospital of San Antonio. Interns will have the opportunity to interview for and complete rotations in a variety of departments within the hospital.

Recruitment for the following year’s internship cycle begins in the Fall Semester with Skills Assessments and Candidate Interviews taking place in the Spring.

For more information, please contact your high school’s Transition Specialist.

Click here for more information on the Project Search Transition to Work Program.

Updated within the last 4 months.

For information on various health issues and information, please visit the links provided below:

Click here for information on mental health.

Click here for information on nutrition and diet.

Click here for information on senior health issues.

Click here for other health tips and advice.

Free.

Judy Strange
Updated within the last 3 months.

VIAtrans is a transportation service option for customers who cannot utilize regular bus service because of a disability. It is a shared-ride, curb-to-curb service that offers independence through mobility and expands access to opportunity via transit.

VIAtrans trips are available for any purpose and can be scheduled at least one day in advance using VIA’s online or call-in scheduling system.

VIAtrans uses vans in the same areas and times as the VIA bus service. Van operators help passengers on and off vehicles but do not provide medical assistance or emergency service.

Individuals may apply to determine eligibility for VIAtrans.

  • Eligibility is based on an individual’s functional ability to use regular city bus service, in keeping with ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) criteria.
  • As part of the VIAtrans eligibility determination process, applicants may be asked to participate in a physical functional assessment by a skilled and trained professional therapist.
Office Hours Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
VIA Accessible Services Department
(210) 362-2140
Updated within the last 2 months.

Any Baby Can of San Antonio has a program designed specifically for families who have a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. The program includes parent education and support as well as many programs for families such as parent training, and education groups among many others.

The child must reside in either Bexar, Atascosa, Bandera, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Medina, Real, Uvalde or Wilson County.

Click here to learn more about our autistic services.

Free

Hours
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: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last month

Case Managers direct families to many Any Baby Can program as well as help link families to many local and state programs. All Any Baby Can services are offered at no cost - regardless of income - to families who have a child birth through 17 years of age with a chronic illness, disability, developmental delay or health risk and who reside in Bexar County or one of the surrounding 18 counties.

Any Baby Can is a provider of the Texas Department of State Health Services-Children with Special Health Care Needs Program. 

 Please click here to get started now!

The child must reside in either Bexar, Atascosa, Bandera, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Medina, Real, Uvalde or Wilson County.

Free.

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: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Laura Loya
(210) 227-0170
Updated within the last 1 month.
0.92 miles away, 217 Howard, San Antonio, TX, 78212 , D1

Growing up with a sibling whose special needs require a great deal of time and attention can sometimes make a child feel alone and left out. Any Baby Can offers a support group for children who have siblings with special needs. 

Each facilitator is a licensed professional counselor, social worker or counseling intern. These facilitators are also given specific training on sibling issues and on disabilities. Volunteers also provide assistance and are selected and trained by the Any Baby Can staff.

To qualify for Any Baby Can’s Case Management services there are three criteria that must be met:

1) One child in the family must have a diagnosis from a physician/doctor/medical evaluator/development specialist or have a suspected illness or disability.
2) Child must be from birth through 17 years of age
3) Child must reside in one of the following: Bexar, Atascosa, Bandera, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Medina, Real, Uvalde or Wilson County.

All services are offered at no cost.

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: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Yvette Villarreal Send email
(210) 547-3004
Updated within the last month
Notice

Our office is temporarily closed; all services are being provided remotely until further notice. Please phone for more information or to get started. 

This clinic helps families of children with disabilities who are transitioning to adulthood. Families and students are counseled on legal documents that will allow the student to obtain support and help without the need for guardianship.

Persons interested in having the clinic at their school or in their community should contact [email protected].

TRLA representation is free, but there may be other related charges such as court fees. 

Updated within the last week
Notice

Our office is temporarily closed; all services are being provided remotely until further notice. Please phone for more information or to get started. 

The Mental Health Legal Project (MHLP) empowers persons with serious mental illness to advocate for their rights and make their own life and treatment decisions through the development of psychiatric advance directives.

The following resources explain TRLA's model of providing services to persons with serious mental illness through psychiatric advance directives.

TRLA representation is free, but there may be other related charges such as court fees. 

MHLP Intake
(210) 212-3756
Hannah Dyal
Updated within the last week
Notice

Our office is temporarily closed; all services are being provided remotely until further notice. Please phone for more information or to get started. 

The Mental Health Legal Project (MHLP) empowers persons with serious mental illness to advocate for their rights and make their own life and treatment decisions through the development of psychiatric advance directives.

The following resources explain TRLA's model of providing services to persons with serious mental illness through psychiatric advance directives.

TRLA representation is free, but there may be other related charges such as court fees. 

MHLP Intake
(210) 212-3756
Hannah Dyal
Updated within the last week
1.05 miles away, 130 Lewis St, San Antonio, TX, 78212 , D1

We provide:

  • Diagnostic Assessments (ADHD, Depression, Bipolar)
  • Learning/Cognitive Assessments
  • IQ Assessments
  • Autism
  • Pre-Surgical Evaluations (Bariatric or Implant Surgery)

Insurance Accepted:

  • United
  • Optum
  • Cigna
  • Tricare

Call us for more information on fees.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM , 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM , 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM , 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM , 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Kristine M. Johnston, PhD
Updated within the last 2 months.

Our Physical Therapy services are provided through San Antonio Specialty Health and Sports Medicine. Our Physical Therapists offer a complete and detailed treatment approach to the management of pain and physical disability.

Hours
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: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last 2 months.

We provide advocacy services for children with learning differences and supervisions for family law matters.

Our services include:

  • Initial consultation (1 hour)
  • Consultative services (45 minutes)
  • ARD (3 hours)
  • Mediation (10 hours)
  • 504 meeting (2 hours)
  • Resolution session (4 hours)
  • Supervision (4 hours)
  • Other services (2 hours)

Contact for fee schedule

Hours
Monday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Kassandra Levay Send email
(210) 379-8692
Updated within the last 1 month.

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  • San Jacinto – Senior Community Residence
  • Eenest C. Olivares – Senior Community Residence
  • Charles A. Gonzalez –  Senior Community Residence

This low-income senior citizen

Updated within the last week

The Victory Center is the home to:

Veteran Affairs

  • For military-affiliated students with support including academic advising, benefit certification, tutoring, support groups and counseling, and career services.

disABILITY Support Services 

  • The mission of disABILITY Support Services (dSS) at San Antonio College (SAC) is to provide reasonable accommodations and facilitate access to on-campus courses as well as distance education for students with disabilities. 

TRiO Project Valor

  • Project VALOR collaborates with students in their development of academic, social, and marketable skills while enrolled at San Antonio College. Our program provides students with holistic academic support within a learning community of peers.

    The TRiO VSSS program is offered at no cost to students. We provide academic and community support for student veterans studying at San Antonio College.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

*(Closed on Fridays in June and July)
Updated within the last month

This program offers legal guardianship services, including less restrictive alternatives, for those who lack mental capacity due to illness or disability, and who are at risk of abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

With the goal of protecting the most vulnerable in our society by ensuring their safety in the community, the Guardianship Services creates one-third of all guardianships established in Bexar County.

Alexandra Gallogly
Updated within the last year

We provide diagnostic psychiatric evaluations for:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • PTSD

Ages 8+.

Insurance Accepted:

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Aetna
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
Monday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Thursday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Friday: CLOSED Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Enrique Garza-Trevino, MD
Updated within the last 3 months.

Provides children and young adults with disabilities a place to go during school holidays and summer.

Activities to help intellectually disabled individuals become more independent in daily and personal skills. Assistance with acquiring, retaining, or improving self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills necessary to live successfully in the community and to participate in home and community life.

Serves ages 8-21

Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

(Drop-off is available as early as 7:30 AM and pick-up as late as 4:00 PM.)
Updated within the last month

Activities to help intellectually disabled individuals become more independent in daily and personal skills.

This program assists with acquiring, retaining, or improving self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills necessary to live successfully in the community and to participate in home and community life.

Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Updated within the last 4 months.
1.84 miles away, 227 W Drexel, San Antonio, TX, 78210 , D2

The Employment team provides assistance in attaining and sustaining competitive integrated employment in the community to include résumé building, interviewing skills, job placement and job coaching to all Bexar County residents with disabilities.

Long Term Care Services at Drexel
(210) 261-3419
Updated within the last month

Adult Day Care provides meals, medical care, medication supervision, transportation, social and leisure activities and personal care services.

Hours
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Long Term Care Services at Drexel
(210) 261-3330
Updated within the last month

Volunteering, at its heart, is the principle of donating time and energy for the benefit of other people in our community as a social responsibility rather than for any financial reward.

Lives are changed and communities are strengthened when we come together and bring our resources to serve those in need. We can't do this without you.

To learn of the different programs and how to volunteer for each one, please click the Apply Now and select the program of interest.

Have a donation or contribution?

  • Do you have contributions of clothing, non-perishable foods items and the like? Please click here to reach out to us for instructions on how to make your contribution.
  • If you would like to make a monetary donation, please make your check payable to Believers Community Development, P.O. Box 200775, San Antonio, TX 78220.
Updated within the last 4 months.