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Updated within the last 2 months.

Young Adult Stability and Support Program (YASS Center) is a youth drop-in center exclusively for young adults (ages 18-24) experiencing homelessness.

The YASS Center provides youth access to:

  • a safe place to rest
  • career guidance
  • education
  • employment
  • housing assistance
  • ID recovery
  • computers and charging 
  • mental health support
  • and more

YASS center is located on the third floor of the Travis Park Church in downtown San Antonio. YASS services are delivered in a confidential, judgment-free zone. All who seek our assistance are treated with respect. 

Young adults 18-24 who are homeless or at risk.

Free

Connectivity Resources
  • Computer Skills Classes
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free Computer Use
Hours Monday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Updated within the last 2 months.

Restore lost or stolen ID through SAPD. Outreach to people who are homeless.

Referral/appointment required.

Call (210) 207-6329 or email [email protected] to get started.

Funding available depending on eligibility.

Monday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Updated within the last 3 months.

The ECBO program provides employment services such as Job Readiness Training and Remedial Education Training to Texans experiencing homelessness and unemployment. Supportive services for clients such as childcare, housing assistance, and substance abuse counseling, and crisis intervention as needed can be coordinated through community partners.

This program provides:

  • Skills assessment
  • Resume writing
  • Help to complete job applications
  • Job search assistance
  • Job fairs/hiring events
  • Access to online services (computer lab use and assistance with setting up an email account, sending/receiving emails, online applications, uploading documents)
  • Assistance accessing training (registration, funds to pay for classes/certifications)
  • Help securing needed documents (driver’s license, photo identification)
  • Help to pay for work-related items (uniforms, tools, safety gear, bus passes, etc.)

The Employer and Community-Based Organization (ECBO) Initiative Program offers employment services to individuals who are unemployed and facing homelessness.

Connectivity Resources
  • Free Computer Use
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

Updated within the last 2 months.

Help in recovering lost or stolen identification documents, including out-of-state birth certificates.

  • CAM requires the client must have some type of photo ID (expired, Offender’s ID, School ID, Medical Facility ID, or a color copy with visible information)
  • Original Social Security card is also required
Diane Trujillo
(210) 223-6648
Updated within the last 2 months.
0.62 miles away, 504 Avenue E, San Antonio, TX, 78215 , D1

We provide warm meals, showers with CAM, ID Recovery, respite, small groups, computer lab, street outreach, and personalized case management.

This program is in partnership with Grace Lutheran Church, the City of San Antonio, and local nonprofits including Christian Assistance Ministries (CAM), Haven for Hope, SA Hope Center, First Presbyterian Church, and Communities Under the Bridge (CUB).

The center is for anyone experiencing homelessness, about to experience homelessness, or in need of respite during the day.

All services are free.

Hours
Monday: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

A warm meal is served at 12:00 PM. Case Management is available Monday - Friday: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Harm Reduction is available Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. ID Recovery is available Monday: 9:30 AM (first come, first served). Showers are available Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM.
Brittney Ackderson Send email
Updated within the last 4 months.

The FRC provides the following services to family members of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals:

  • Assistance with basic needs (food, clothing, transportation, ID cards, etc.
  • Employment assistance through job readiness, and job referrals
  • Regular support group meetings
  • Substance recovery classes
  • Chaplaincy services
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Mental health counseling
  • Public utilities assistance (when funding is available)
  • Parenting classes
  • Anger management classes
  • Art therapy for victims of domestic violence
  • Identification
  • Proof of incarceration
Hours
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 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 - 4:30 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Family Renewal Center
(210) 299-4540
Updated within the last 1 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. 

TRLA staff works to remove barriers to obtaining Driver's Licenses by assisting in clearing outstanding citations. Staff also assists in researching and resolving other issues that prevent individuals from obtaining a valid Driver's License or valid ID, including obtaining an out-of-state birth certificate.

For more information, please email [email protected].

The clinic serves homeless and low-income veterans in Bexar County.

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

Every Friday at 1:30 PM. Appointments encouraged. For information and/or appointments call (833) 329-8752.
DL Restoration Clinic Send email
(833) 329-8752
Updated within the last 3 months.

This program assists displaced and recently released incarcerated men and women to obtain a legal Texas ID, which is needed to obtain jobs and housing. BTLOP sponsored 35 individuals to receive a new ID, replace a lost or stolen ID or obtain other documents required to obtain a legal TX ID.

Hours
Monday: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

George Casey
Updated within the last 2 months.

SA Hope Center in partnership with Christian Assistance Ministries (CAM) can help financially pay for ID and Birth Certificate Recovery after loss and displaced documents or recently released from an institution.

  • If we are not available to assist, click here for additional locations that offer this service. 
  • Walk-in services are available at our main location and downtown location at First Presbyterian Church, 404 N Alamo St.
Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Walk-ins welcome.
Megan Legacy Send email
Updated within the last 3 months.

SA Hope Center in partnership with Christian Assistance Ministries (CAM) can help financially pay for ID and Birth Certificate Recovery after loss and displaced documents or recently released from an institution.

If we are not available for assistance, click here for additional locations that offer this assistance. 

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

Walk-ins welcome.
Updated within the last 2 months.

We assist and pay for the uninsured, the homeless, veterans, and those re-entering society from prison to obtain Texas ID's, Birth Certificates, and Social Security Cards.

An ID makes it possible to apply for a job, housing, food stamps, disability, and to open a bank account. We also help those we serve to connect with those resources.

24/7
Ramon Chapa, Jr Send email
(210) 365-5250
Updated within the last 1 month.

SACADA provides recovery coaching and support services to individuals with or at risk of alcohol and drug problems by providing clients both online and face-to-face options to connect with a Peer Recovery Support Specialist.

Our program supports both adult males and females in Bexar and the surrounding counties to increase the prevalence and quality of long-term recovery from substance use disorders. Recovery Coaches can help individuals establish linkages with community organizations that can assist them in accomplishing their long-term life goals. Coaches provide role modeling and mentoring for guiding individuals to find their pathway to recovery.

Our recovery grants also allow for targeted services. Recovery Coaches provide recovery support services to the general community, work alongside EMS and other first responders to assist persons who overdose using opioids, collaborate with various specialty courts to provide recovery coaching, and with hospital departments that help new moms obtain recovery support services.

Telephonic and virtual recovery support is available from Monday-Friday 7:00 AM-8:00 PM. 

Recovery Support Groups via Zoom are held daily Monday-Friday 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM.

Continue to call our office at (210) 225-4741 or contact us by email at [email protected].

Our Recovery Support Services include:

  • ID Recovery (Birth Certificates/Driver’s License/Social Security Card)
  • Job Prep and Search
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Anger Management /Batters Intervention
  • Provide services at flexible hours
  • Traffic Tickets/ Municipal Court Warrants
  • Family Violence Prevention Course
  • GED Courses and Testing
  • Link to medical and dental care
  • Other Educational Training Programs
  • Transportation
  • HIV Testing/Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • DWI Classes & Drug Offender Program requirements
  • Community Service Hours
  • Support with Probation Requirements

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

Jose Martinez Send email
(210) 225-4741
Updated within the last 1 month.
11.07 miles away, 5084 DeZavala, San Antonio, TX, 78249 , D8

In state and out of state birth certificates.

CAM requires the client must have:

  • Some type of photo ID (expired, Offender’s ID, School ID, Medical Facility ID, or a color copy with visible information)
  • Original Social Security card is also required
Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Teresa Martin
(210) 697-5771
Updated within the last year

This program assists income-eligible households to help maintain or obtain stable housing.

Other services offered with this program:

  • Mental Health Services for adults (18 and older) 
  • Psychiatry Services
  • Emergency Food Services
  • Transportation Assistance
  • ID Recovery

Click here to request more information.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Reside in Bexar County or another qualifying Texas county
  • Impacted by COVID-19
  • Unhoused, at risk of homelessness, or experiencing housing instability
Intake Line
(210) 891-3310
Updated within the last month

TLT HOPE will help you transition back to society within 30 to 120 days.

We will provide temporary housing, transportation to public offices to help you secure necessary identification for employment and driving, a 3-day pre-employment workshop, job leads to 2nd chance employers, referrals to business professionals who can assist you in finding long-term housing, purchasing a vehicle, obtaining health insurance, arranging substance and alcohol abuse counseling, and opening a bank account.

The 3-Day Workshop will include the following classes: Budgeting, Entrepreneurship, Resume Writing, How to Dress for Success, Interview Practice, Work Skill Essentials, Caring for yourself Spiritually, Finding a Good Home, Purchasing a Vehicle, and Goal Setting.

After the 3-day Pre-employment Workshop, and with the approval of your parole officer, you can begin paid employment in a day-shift position.

We do accept those with GPS monitors.

Note: Our program cannot serve individuals with sex offense convictions, or those with mental health disorders, due to insurance requirements.

Requirements:

  • Positive attitude to change for the better.
  • You can only be employed on day shifts through suggested local felon friendly agencies which pays $700-900 weekly. After you move out then you can switch to a different job.
  • We will only provide transportation to and from bus stop for employment.
  • You will be required to save 40% of your income to help you meet the goal of self-sufficiency.
  • You will be randomly drug and alcohol tested to keep our campus drug and alcohol free.
  • You will undergo search of your belongings going in and out of our dorms when you get off of work.
  • No sleeping all day on off days. Follow posted schedule.
  • Non-prescription medications not allowed unless approved by staff.

After you have reached your goals, you can live where you want to live when you have your own house and transportation. We are here to help you meet your goals so that you don’t follow the same cycles that placed you in jail.

Click here to learn how to apply.

Click here to contact our Admission Coordinator.

John E. Mickel, Jr
(210) 994-6494
Updated within the last 4 months.