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We provide emergency housing assistance by paying security deposits and first two weeks of rent for entry into an approved sober living home, as well as grocery gift cards and bus passes, whenever possible, to remove barriers to getting employed.

Monday: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Hamilton Barton Send email
(210) 212-2926
COVID-19 Notice

Critical funds are available to help residents who are struggling to pay rent, utilities, internet, groceries, medicine, and fuel.

This program provides housing (rent or mortgage), utility, and internet assistance to qualifying individuals or families during the COVID-19 crisis. In addition, qualifying individuals or families will receive $150-$300 (based on household size) for food and other necessities through the Family Independence Initiative.

Please review the following eligibility and documentation requirements before beginning the application process.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

• Be a current resident of the City of San Antonio;

• Be the primary lease or mortgage holder in a multifamily unit, mobile home, or single-family home within the city limits of San Antonio;

• May only apply for rent, mortgage, and utility assistance related to one primary property;

• Have a household income at or below 100% of the area median income (AMI) as defined by HUD; and

• Provide ID and proof of hardship. Acceptable forms of documentation are listed here.

Apply here

To limit the spread of COVID-19, meetings are by appointment only until further notice.
If you need assistance completing the application, please call (210) 207-5910.
COVID-19 Notice

Click here to see COVID-19 updates.

This program provides emergency assistance for food, rent, and utilities.

(The Social Service office is located in classroom #3 of the school building.)

  • Must be living within parish boundaries or be a registered parishioner.
  • ID is required to receive services.
  • Those seeking utility or rent assistance must have a disconnection notice.
  • Those seeking rent assistance must live in public housing (SAHA) and have an eviction notice.
Monday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Friday: CLOSED Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Maria Tijerina - Program Director
(210) 365-2606

Case managers are provided to empower refugees to better acculturate and integrate into the local community and American Lifestyle. Services provided: assistance with housing, Food Stamp applications, Medicaid renewals, transportation, interpretations services, school registration and instructional orientations to teach self-sufficiency.

This program is for REFUGEES ONLY.

Juliana Horn Send email
(210) 222-1294

Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) is a state-funded, employment-based cash assistance program.

RCA is for clients who are not eligible for assistance under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Assistance is available for the first eight months after arrival in the United States. For additional information please call 210-242-3137 and speak with the program director, Juliana Horn.

This program is for REFUGEES ONLY.

Juliana Horn - Non-Projected Arrivals Director
(210) 222-1294

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.
COVID-19 Notice

WIC is still open and able to provide contactless service for current and new participants.

Appointments are done by phone and online. Once the application is approved, our drive-up service at our clinics allows participants to pick up their cards loaded with food benefits.

WIC can help qualifying families with food benefits the same day they apply. WIC continues to provide assistance with breastfeeding to WIC mothers needing support.

For more information call (210) 207-4650 or email: [email protected]

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and children under the age of five.

To participate you must be a:

  • Pregnant woman
  • Postpartum woman (up to six months after delivery)
  • Breastfeeding woman (up to one year after delivery)
  • Parents (including single mothers and fathers), step-parents, guardians, and foster parents of children under age 5.
  • Meet Household Income: Texas WIC Income Guidelines (If you are on Medicaid, TANF, or SNAP you meet the income eligibility guidelines for WIC.)
  • U.S. citizenship is NOT a requirement for eligibility.
    You may attend the clinic of your choice.
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 - 12:45 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED

Case managers can assist individuals and families with accessing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food assistance.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities.

Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Brenda Beltran
COVID-19 Notice

WIC is still open and able to provide contactless service for current and new participants.

Appointments are done by phone and online. Once the application is approved, our drive-up service at our clinics allows participants to pick up their cards loaded with food benefits.

WIC can help qualifying families with food benefits the same day they apply. WIC continues to provide assistance with breastfeeding to WIC mothers needing support.

For more information call (210) 207-4650 or email: [email protected]

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and children under the age of five.

To participate you must be a:

  • Pregnant woman
  • Postpartum woman (up to six months after delivery)
  • Breastfeeding woman (up to one year after delivery)
  • Parents (including single mothers and fathers), step-parents, guardians, and foster parents of children under age 5.
  • Meet Household Income: Texas WIC Income Guidelines (If you are on Medicaid, TANF, or SNAP you meet the income eligibility guidelines for WIC.)
  • U.S. citizenship is NOT a requirement for eligibility.

You may attend the clinic of your choice.

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 - 12:45 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
COVID-19 Notice

To protect the health and safety of the community, and to assure continued care for our patients due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we have made temporary changes to our services and appointment schedules to include:

  1. We are now offering Curbside Services for patients presenting with upper respiratory conditions so that we can isolate them within their vehicles. Click here for details. (Note: This service is not available at our Metropolitan Women’s Campus and our Medical Center Campus.)
  2. We are now offering Telemedicine Services when appropriate. Click here for details.

If you think you’ve been exposed to the virus but are not experiencing any symptoms, please self-quarantine for 14 days.

If you develop symptoms, please call and let our Service Representative know that you would like to schedule an appointment using our curbside services and be seen at a location currently providing testing. Testing is done on a first-come, first-serve basis and may be limited.

The purpose of the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Program is to give children the best possible start by providing optimal nutrition during critical development stages.

Goals of our WIC services:

  • Reduce complications during pregnancy.
  • Increase the number of breastfeeding mothers.
  • Reduce iron-deficiency anemia.
  • Decrease the number of low birth weight and premature infants.
  • Improve the growth and development of young children.

You don’t have to wait until your baby is born to apply for WIC services. Under WIC guidelines, pregnant mothers may receive:

  • Nutritional foods
  • Nutritional education
  • Access to other programs

After your baby is born, WIC may provide:

  • Breast-feeding support such as correct techniques and breast pumps
  • Supplemental formula

Nutrition and Breastfeeding Classes: WIC offers group classes, individual counseling sessions, self-paced lessons, and online nutrition and breastfeeding classes. Online WIC classes can be found at https://texaswic.org/online-classes. Once you complete the class online, you can bring in your certificate to your WIC appointment to receive credit and update your benefits.

Who is eligible?

  • Texas residents
  • Pregnant women
  • New mothers (breast-feeding or formula-feeding)
  • Children under the age of five

Other important eligibility information:

  • Proof of pregnancy is not required.
  • Medicaid eligibility is not required.
  • Income guidelines are higher than guidelines for Medicaid or food stamps.
  • Eligibility lasts from pregnancy up to one year and for children up to five years.
  • Please visit https://texaswic.org/apply to find out more information on how to qualify for WIC services and what is needed for your first WIC appointment.
Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
COVID-19 Notice

WIC is still open and able to provide contactless service for current and new participants.

Appointments are done by phone and online. Once the application is approved, our drive-up service at our clinics allows participants to pick up their cards loaded with food benefits.

WIC can help qualifying families with food benefits the same day they apply. WIC continues to provide assistance with breastfeeding to WIC mothers needing support.

For more information call (210) 207-4650 or email: [email protected]

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and children under the age of five.

To participate you must be a:

  • Pregnant woman
  • Postpartum woman (up to six months after delivery)
  • Breastfeeding woman (up to one year after delivery)
  • Parents (including single mothers and fathers), step-parents, guardians, and foster parents of children under age 5.
  • Meet Household Income: Texas WIC Income Guidelines (If you are on Medicaid, TANF, or SNAP you meet the income eligibility guidelines for WIC.)
  • U.S. citizenship is NOT a requirement for eligibility.

You may attend the clinic of your choice.

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 - 12:45 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
COVID-19 Notice

WIC is still open and able to provide contactless service for current and new participants.

Appointments are done by phone and online. Once the application is approved, our drive-up service at our clinics allows participants to pick up their cards loaded with food benefits.

WIC can help qualifying families with food benefits the same day they apply. WIC continues to provide assistance with breastfeeding to WIC mothers needing support.

For more information call (210) 207-4650 or email: [email protected]

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and children under the age of five.

To participate you must be a:

  • Pregnant woman
  • Postpartum woman (up to six months after delivery)
  • Breastfeeding woman (up to one year after delivery)
  • Parents (including single mothers and fathers), step-parents, guardians, and foster parents of children under age 5.
  • Meet Household Income: Texas WIC Income Guidelines (If you are on Medicaid, TANF, or SNAP you meet the income eligibility guidelines for WIC.)
  • U.S. citizenship is NOT a requirement for eligibility.
    You may attend the clinic of your choice.
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 - 12:45 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
COVID-19 Notice

WIC is still open and able to provide contactless service for current and new participants.

Appointments are done by phone and online. Once the application is approved, our drive-up service at our clinics allows participants to pick up their cards loaded with food benefits.

WIC can help qualifying families with food benefits the same day they apply. WIC continues to provide assistance with breastfeeding to WIC mothers needing support.

For more information call (210) 207-4650 or email: [email protected]

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and children under the age of five.

To participate you must be a:

  • Pregnant woman
  • Postpartum woman (up to six months after delivery)
  • Breastfeeding woman (up to one year after delivery)
  • Parents (including single mothers and fathers), step-parents, guardians, and foster parents of children under age 5.
  • Meet Household Income: Texas WIC Income Guidelines (If you are on Medicaid, TANF, or SNAP you meet the income eligibility guidelines for WIC.)
  • U.S. citizenship is NOT a requirement for eligibility.

You may attend the clinic of your choice.

You may attend the clinic of your choice.

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 - 12:45 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED *2nd Saturday: 7:45 AM - 11:45 AM
COVID-19 Notice

Our WIC service remains open, but it is being conducted curbside until further notice. Call (210) 924-6004 when you arrive and a staff member will come out to assist.

Services:

  • WIC
  • WIC Nutrition Program
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Friday: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Second and Fourth Saturday of the Month: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM First Wednesday of the Month the clinic opens at 1:00 PM
COVID-19 Notice

WIC is still open and able to provide contactless service for current and new participants.

Appointments are done by phone and online. Once the application is approved, our drive-up service at our clinics allows participants to pick up their cards loaded with food benefits.

WIC can help qualifying families with food benefits the same day they apply. WIC continues to provide assistance with breastfeeding to WIC mothers needing support.

For more information call (210) 207-4650 or email: [email protected]

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and children under the age of five.

To participate you must be a:

  • Pregnant woman
  • Postpartum woman (up to six months after delivery)
  • Breastfeeding woman (up to one year after delivery)
  • Parents (including single mothers and fathers), step-parents, guardians, and foster parents of children under age 5.
  • Meet Household Income: Texas WIC Income Guidelines (If you are on Medicaid, TANF, or SNAP you meet the income eligibility guidelines for WIC.)
  • U.S. citizenship is NOT a requirement for eligibility.

You may attend the clinic of your choice.

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 - 12:45 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED 2nd Saturday: 7:45 AM - 11:45 AM
COVID-19 Notice

WIC is still open and able to provide contactless service for current and new participants.

Appointments are done by phone and online. Once the application is approved, our drive-up service at our clinics allows participants to pick up their cards loaded with food benefits.

WIC can help qualifying families with food benefits the same day they apply. WIC continues to provide assistance with breastfeeding to WIC mothers needing support.

For more information call (210) 207-4650 or email: [email protected]

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and children under the age of five.

To participate you must be a:

  • Pregnant woman
  • Postpartum woman (up to six months after delivery)
  • Breastfeeding woman (up to one year after delivery)
  • Parents (including single mothers and fathers), step-parents, guardians, and foster parents of children under age 5.
  • Meet Household Income: Texas WIC Income Guidelines (If you are on Medicaid, TANF, or SNAP you meet the income eligibility guidelines for WIC.)
  • U.S. citizenship is NOT a requirement for eligibility.

You may attend the clinic of your choice.

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 - 12:45 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED 3rd Saturday: 7:45 AM - 11:45 AM
COVID-19 Notice

To protect the health and safety of the community, and to assure continued care for our patients due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we have made temporary changes to our services and appointment schedules to include:

  1. We are now offering Curbside Services for patients presenting with upper respiratory conditions so that we can isolate them within their vehicles. Click here for details. (Note: This service is not available at our Metropolitan Women’s Campus and our Medical Center Campus.)
  2. We are now offering Telemedicine Services when appropriate. Click here for details.

If you think you’ve been exposed to the virus but are not experiencing any symptoms, please self-quarantine for 14 days.

If you develop symptoms, please call and let our Service Representative know that you would like to schedule an appointment using our curbside services and be seen at a location currently providing testing. Testing is done on a first-come, first-serve basis and may be limited.

The purpose of the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Program is to give children the best possible start by providing optimal nutrition during critical development stages.

Goals of our WIC services:

  • Reduce complications during pregnancy.
  • Increase the number of breastfeeding mothers.
  • Reduce iron-deficiency anemia.
  • Decrease the number of low birth weight and premature infants.
  • Improve the growth and development of young children.

You don’t have to wait until your baby is born to apply for WIC services. Under WIC guidelines, pregnant mothers may receive:

  • Nutritional foods
  • Nutritional education
  • Access to other programs

After your baby is born, WIC may provide:

  • Breast-feeding support such as correct techniques and breast pumps
  • Supplemental formula

Nutrition and Breastfeeding Classes: WIC offers group classes, individual counseling sessions, self-paced lessons, and online nutrition and breastfeeding classes. Online WIC classes can be found here. Once you complete the class online, you can bring in your certificate to your WIC appointment to receive credit and update your benefits.

Who is eligible?

  • Texas residents
  • Pregnant women
  • New mothers (breast-feeding or formula-feeding)
  • Children under the age of five

Other important eligibility information:

  • Proof of pregnancy is not required.
  • Medicaid eligibility is not required.
  • Income guidelines are higher than guidelines for Medicaid or food stamps.
  • Eligibility lasts from pregnancy up to one year and for children up to five years.
  • Click here for more information on how to qualify for WIC services and what is needed for your first WIC appointment.
Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
COVID-19 Notice

Details available here.

Services

  • Pediatrics
  • Family Practice
  • Counseling
  • Dental
  • Optometry
  • WIC
  • WIC Nutrition Program
Medical Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Dental Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Behavioral Health Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM WIC Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COVID-19 Notice

WIC is still open and able to provide contactless service for current and new participants.

Appointments are done by phone and online. Once the application is approved, our drive-up service at our clinics allows participants to pick up their cards loaded with food benefits.

WIC can help qualifying families with food benefits the same day they apply. WIC continues to provide assistance with breastfeeding to WIC mothers needing support.

For more information call (210) 207-4650 or email: [email protected]

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and children under the age of five.

To participate you must be a:

  • Pregnant woman
  • Postpartum woman (up to six months after delivery)
  • Breastfeeding woman (up to one year after delivery)
  • Parents (including single mothers and fathers), step-parents, guardians, and foster parents of children under age 5.
  • Meet Household Income: Texas WIC Income Guidelines (If you are on Medicaid, TANF, or SNAP you meet the income eligibility guidelines for WIC.)
  • U.S. citizenship is NOT a requirement for eligibility.

You may attend the clinic of your choice.

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 - 12:45 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED 2nd Saturday: 7:45 AM - 11:45 AM

The Pandemic Emergency Assistance Fund assists needy families with children impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

To receive non-recurrent, short-term (four months or less) benefits, families do not necessarily have to be eligible for TANF cash assistance.

Funds can be used for:

  • Mortgage/Rent and Utility Assistance
  • Security Deposit Assistance
  • Housing Modifications for Accessibility and Safety
  • Short-term Emergency Housing
  • Short-term Hotel Vouchers
  • Ancillary Services such as diapers, clothing, personal care items, emergency food or burial assistance
  • Exterminator Services

Qualifications include:

  • Having one or more children under 18 years of age.
  • Having a clinical diagnosis of an intellectual or developmental disability, or a dependent child with such a disability.
  • Having been directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in meeting their family's basic needs.
  • Must reside in Bexar County.
  • You may qualify if you are already receiving SSI, SNAP, HUD, Section 8, or Medicaid.
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
Antonio Martinez Send email
(210) 837-8077
COVID-19 Notice

Our WIC service remains open, but it is being conducted curbside until further notice. Call (210) 924-6004 when you arrive and a staff member will come out to assist.

Services:

  • WIC
  • WIC Nutrition Program
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM* Friday: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM Second & Fourth Saturday of the Month: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM *The first Wednesday of every month, CentroMed WIC Nutrition Program on Walzem opens at 1:00 PM. Call for appointment.
COVID-19 Notice

WIC is still open and able to provide contactless service for current and new participants.

Appointments are done by phone and online. Once the application is approved, our drive-up service at our clinics allows participants to pick up their cards loaded with food benefits.

WIC can help qualifying families with food benefits the same day they apply. WIC continues to provide assistance with breastfeeding to WIC mothers needing support.

For more information call (210) 207-4650 or email: [email protected]

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and children under the age of five.

To participate you must be a:

  • Pregnant woman
  • Postpartum woman (up to six months after delivery)
  • Breastfeeding woman (up to one year after delivery)
  • Parents (including single mothers and fathers), step-parents, guardians, and foster parents of children under age 5.
  • Meet Household Income: Texas WIC Income Guidelines (If you are on Medicaid, TANF, or SNAP you meet the income eligibility guidelines for WIC.)
  • U.S. citizenship is NOT a requirement for eligibility.

You may attend the clinic of your choice.

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 - 12:45 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED 1st Saturday: 7:45 AM - 11:45 AM

The Official WIC (Women, Infants, Children) program is available to low to moderate income pregnant women, recently delivered women, breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk. Fathers can also bring their children to apply for WIC. You may apply for WIC if you are working or unemployed.

Check the Income Guidelines Table to see if you are eligible for WIC.

Fees vary, call for information.

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 - 12:45 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED *3rd Saturday of the Month: 7:45 AM - 11:45 AM
COVID-19 Notice

WIC is still open and able to provide contactless service for current and new participants.

Appointments are done by phone and online. Once the application is approved, our drive-up service at our clinics allows participants to pick up their cards loaded with food benefits.

WIC can help qualifying families with food benefits the same day they apply. WIC continues to provide assistance with breastfeeding to WIC mothers needing support.

For more information call (210) 207-4650 or email: [email protected]

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and children under the age of five.

To participate you must be a:

  • Pregnant woman
  • Postpartum woman (up to six months after delivery)
  • Breastfeeding woman (up to one year after delivery)
  • Parents (including single mothers and fathers), step-parents, guardians, and foster parents of children under age 5.
  • Meet Household Income: Texas WIC Income Guidelines (If you are on Medicaid, TANF, or SNAP you meet the income eligibility guidelines for WIC.)
  • U.S. citizenship is NOT a requirement for eligibility.

You may attend the clinic of your choice.

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 - 12:45 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED 3rd Saturday: 7:45 AM - 11:45 AM
COVID-19 Notice

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the entire Operation Homefront family is fully focused on our important mission and to ensuring that our military families receive the financial assistance they urgently need – when they need it. With this commitment in mind, we will continue to accept and process immediate requests for assistance outside the normal monthly application cycle.

Do you need financial assistance for overdue bills, repairs, or other critical family needs? If you are active duty, deployed, a veteran, or are a wounded, ill or injured service member or veteran with a service connected wound, illness or injury, and meet our criteria, you may be eligible for assistance from Operation Homefront’s Critical Financial Assistance.

Click here for eligibility requirements.

Click here for application and program information.

John Pray, Jr. - President & CEO
Margi Kirst - Chief Development Officer

At the MCECC we understand the financial burdens a family may face from time to time, especially during times of economic uncertainty. While we rely entirely on donations, we do our very best in providing financial assistance to our congregants on a case-by-case basis. Assistance is not limited to providing funds for families in need, assisting with utility payments, or even rent.

COVID-19 Notice

We remain open to provide services to families in our neighborhood. Before visiting, please call to verify days and hours of operation.

The St. Vincent de Paul Society assists our families in need within our parish community. They operate a food pantry and also process requests for utility assistance. They have a Thanksgiving Food Drive that provides a special Thanksgiving dinner for needy families. They also organize and sponsor the Angel Tree gift program during the Christmas season, where they collect gifts from the parishioners, wrap them and distribute to those in need.

Food Pantry Requirements:

  • Must reside within parish boundary.
  • Must have valid ID.
  • Application with household members and information filled out during food distribution.

Free.

Pantry Hours: Monday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Friday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Nancy Villarreal - President Send email
(210) 674-9823
Linda Reed
(210) 674-9823
COVID-19 Notice

To protect the health and safety of the community, and to assure continued care for our patients due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we have made temporary changes to our services and appointment schedules to include:

  1. We are now offering Curbside Services for patients presenting with upper respiratory conditions so that we can isolate them within their vehicles. Click here for details. (Note: This service is not available at our Metropolitan Women’s Campus and our Medical Center Campus.)
  2. We are now offering Telemedicine Services when appropriate. Click here for details.

If you think you’ve been exposed to the virus but are not experiencing any symptoms, please self-quarantine for 14 days.

If you develop symptoms, please call and let our Service Representative know that you would like to schedule an appointment using our curbside services and be seen at a location currently providing testing. Testing is done on a first-come, first-serve basis and may be limited.

The purpose of the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program is to give children the best possible start by providing optimal nutrition during critical development stages.

Goals of our WIC services:

  • Reduce complications during pregnancy.
  • Increase the number of breastfeeding mothers.
  • Reduce iron-deficiency anemia.
  • Decrease the number of low birth weight and premature infants.
  • Improve the growth and development of young children.

You don’t have to wait until your baby is born to apply for WIC services. Under WIC guidelines, pregnant mothers may receive:

  • Nutritional foods
  • Nutritional education
  • Access to other programs

After your baby is born, WIC may provide:

  • Breast-feeding support such as correct techniques and breast pumps
  • Supplemental formula

Nutrition and Breastfeeding Classes: WIC offers group classes, individual counseling sessions, self-paced lessons, and online nutrition and breastfeeding classes. Online WIC classes can be found at here. Once you complete the class online, you can bring in your certificate to your WIC appointment to receive credit and update your benefits.

Who is eligible?

  • Texas residents
  • Pregnant women
  • New mothers (breast-feeding or formula-feeding)
  • Children under the age of five

Other important eligibility information:

  • Proof of pregnancy is not required.
  • Medicaid eligibility is not required.
  • Income guidelines are higher than guidelines for Medicaid or food stamps.
  • Eligibility lasts from pregnancy up to one year and for children up to five years.
  • Please click here to find out more information on how to qualify for WIC services and what is needed for your first WIC appointment.
Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
COVID-19 Notice

Our clinics are open but services and hours have changed. Click here for details.

All of our regional programs—Community Counseling, Get FIT, Wesley Nurse—have resumed on-site operations across our service area, and may adjust depending on local health guidelines and infection rates.

Our corporate office building is closed to the public.

Methodist Healthcare Ministries’ George Ricks School Based Health Centers provide pediatric primary health care and dental services.

Services include:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of simple illness or injury
  • Immunizations
  • Well-child exams
  • Physical exams
  • Sports physicals
  • Health promotion and education
  • Prescription assistance
  • Preventative dental care including examinations, x-rays, cleanings, fluoride treatments and sealants
  • Dental treatment including fillings, extractions and endodontic treatment available
  • Sports mouthguards (in school colors)
  • Counseling for students and their families
  • Support groups
  • Case management services
  • Food assistance
  • Assistance with Medicaid, CHIP and SNAP applications
  • Referrals to other community resources
  • Rent and utilities assistance for families of students

This program is for children enrolled in the Marion and Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School Districts, as well as their siblings up to age 21.

Mondays through Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Closed for lunch from noon to 1:00 PM.