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These days, a computer is more than just a tech device. It is a doorway to employment, education, healthcare, social connection, and more. We are here to make sure everyone can afford the tech they need to succeed.

Though we wish we could provide low-cost technology to everyone, we focus our efforts on  internet solutions and computer access for individuals who need it most.

To shop with us, you'll need:

  • Photo identification
  • Proof of current enrollment in an income-based government assistance program OR documentation of current household income (under 200% of the federal poverty level or 60% of area median income)

Click here for more information on eligibility.

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Office Hours
Monday: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a U.S. government program run by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to help low-income households pay for internet service and connected devices like a laptop or tablet.

You are likely eligible if your household’s income is below 200% of the Federal Poverty Line, or if you or someone you live with currently receives a government benefit like SNAP, Medicaid, SSI, WIC, Pell Grant, or Free and Reduced-Price Lunch.

If your household is eligible, you could receive:

  • Up to a $30/month discount on your internet service
  • Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)
  • A low cost service plan that may be fully covered through the ACP*

* Through a separate non-FCC initiative, additional no cost plans may be available to Affordable Connectivity Program enrollees. To learn more please visit GetInternet.gov. Provision of a link to this initiative does not imply FCC endorsement of any particular participating provider.

Only one monthly service discount and one device discount is allowed per household. To receive the connected device discount, consumers need to enroll in the ACP with a participating provider that offers connected devices (Note: not all internet company offer device discounts.) The internet company will provide the discount to the consumer.

To receive your benefit:

Are you already enrolled in Lifeline? You don’t need to apply again – click here to learn more.

ACP Support Center: (877) 384-2575.

Support Center Hours: Monday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Saturday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Blue Cat PIES is an education curriculum designed for children with unique learning abilities. Many families who have children with autism spectrum disorder find these products very useful.

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
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OTS manages the college's technology infrastructure and offers a wide range of services to assist members of faculty, staff and students with their technical needs.

Our Mission is to provide the San Antonio College community with reliable and secure information technology infrastructure and services.

San Antonio College has a limited inventory of laptops and internet hotspots available for your use. The laptops have Wi-Fi capability for use where wireless internet access exists, a web camera, and are loaded with a web browser.

Click here for equipment request.

Loaner devices are only per semester and must be returned once the semester is completed.

Requirements:

  • Enrolled at SAC for current semester
  • Student ID
  • Drivers License

Programs are available to bridge the digital divide by providing Alamo Colleges students and employee with low-cost Internet Service. Visit this link.

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
OTS Service Center Send email
(210) 486-0030
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The SAC Tech store is a one-stop shop for all technology needs. Students, faculty and staff of the Alamo Colleges can purchase computer equipment at an educational discount.

As well, the store sells computer and tech accessories, offers a variety services, and provides on-going workshops to showcase new technology.

Currently, the SAC Tech Store offers a variety of products from Apple and DELL, including laptops and tablets.

Faculty, staff and students with a valid Alamo Colleges ID are eligible to purchase computer equipment and/or services offered at the SAC Tech Store.

Community members can participate in on-going workshops, get tech-related service, and purchase computer accessories and general merchandise.

Click here for a list of FAQS.

Laptops & Tablets available from $25 - $200.

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

Money Smart Classes: Case management staff, in partnership with financial organizations trained in FDIC curriculum, offer quarterly Money Smart classes at our public housing communities. Topics include: borrowing basics, pay yourself first, banking services, budgeting, repairing your credit, and homeownership.

Back To School Drives: FSS case managers organize back-to-school drives to help residents with costs of school supplies. The funds raised pay for school supplies, uniforms, immunizations and haircuts.

Health Fairs: Case managers participate in and support community health fairs.

Employment Fairs: Family Self-sufficiency provides residents information on upcoming job fairs and assists with transportation, resume preparation, interview technique and necessary job skills.

Summer Youth Employment: HABC provides youth, ages 14 to 24, the opportunity to learn on-the-job training during the summer months. Employment may be with HABC or with one of our partners.

Thanksgiving Baskets: During the holiday season, case and property management staff identify needy families and supply holiday meals to them.

Terry Michelle Trevino - Executive Director
(210) 225-0071

Monthly neighborhood meetings are sponsored to build unity in the community and to give us opportunities to develop relationships with the parents and other care givers of our children. Each event includes a free meal, live Christian music, and clothing. Seasonally, other items such as school supplies, Thanksgiving dinners and Christmas gifts are also provided.

All of our neighbors in and around the East Meadows (formerly Wheatley Courts) area are welcome.

Free

Call for the date and time of the next block party.
Mel Fechner - Executive Director Send email
(210) 870-4676

We download, print and deliver homework assignments for students in our service area that do not have access to a computer or wifi at home.

We also provide crayons, pens, pencils, and other materials the students need to complete their work.

We also check students' homework, track their progress, and offer incentives for the students who finish their packets.

Call for more information.

Monday: CLOSED Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Friday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Saturday: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Sunday: CLOSED
Jason Brooks - Executive Director Send email
(210) 247-8494
Misti Brooks - Director Send email

The Training for Job Success program is designed to support income-eligible residents as they prepare for better employment that can lead their families to self-sufficiency.

Following are some of the resources and services available through the Training for Job Success Program:

  • Job readiness activities such as assistance with résumé writing, interviewing skills and job leads
  • Full-tuition scholarship opportunities for Alamo Colleges Demand Occupations Training Programs
  • Textbooks, supplies and uniforms required for Demand Occupations Training Programs
  • One-on-One career coaching, case management services, and counseling services
  • Assistance with utilities and rent
  • Connection to other community resources

Individuals and families and in the San Antonio/ Bexar County community who meet income criteria upon enrollment into the program. For more information, please contact the program.

The Operation School Bell® program dresses children from elementary schools designated Title I. These at-risk children are identified by school personnel as having inadequate or inappropriate clothing for attending school. Each child selects sets of new school clothes, a pair of shoes, jacket, socks, underwear, personal care kit, school supplies and books. School uniforms are provided for two school districts with uniform requirements.

Each Child Receives:

  • three pairs of jeans, pants or leggings
  • a jacket
  • a belt
  • three shirts
  • six pairs of underwear
  • six pairs of socks
  • a personal care kit containing personal items
  • a school box with basic supplies
  • a pair of shoes
  • two books of their choice

Children K-5 enrolled in a San Antonio Title I school.

Free.

Call for details.
Thrift House
(210) 732-1200
Janet Maloney - VP of Marketing Send email
(210) 732-1200

Every youth who enters our program is eligible to receive a free cell phone and service plan.

THRU Project created its cell phone program because we believe that by removing the communication barrier, we can dramatically improve the mental health, wellness, and overall success outcomes of our foster youth.

This program works in tandem with our volunteer mentor program as a phone-in-hand serves as an important lifeline between mentor and mentee.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current or former foster youth
  • Between the ages of 14-25
  • Actively participating in the THRU Project mentoring program 3 months (or longer)
  • Employed or going to school
Monday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Friday: CLOSED Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED

Bethany Closet is the community outreach arm of Bethany Missionary Baptist Church. Through our partnerships with our Evangelism Ministry, private donors and community organizations, we assist members of our local neighborhood, city and state.

This ministry provides uniforms and school supplies for Elementary Schools in the Edgewood School District. We also provide assistance with Food, Clothing and Household Items for families in need.

We are a Faith Base partner with the Child Protective Services and regularly provide necessities for children and families in transition.

Click here or email for program information.

Douglas Randle, Jr. - Pastor Send email
(210) 436-7296
Vanessa King - Financial Secretary Send email

Outreach Ministries at FLIM meets the needs of the people in the community outside the four walls of the ministry.

Call for info
Austin Blue - Associate Pastor Send email

We provide NEW clothing, essentials, personal care items, and more for teen girls and boys in foster care and other at-risk youth for FREE.

Our dedicated staff and volunteers working in the shop help each and every referred youth shopper get the best shopping experience while selecting all their NEW clothing!

Our target age group is 12-21 years, including teens in foster care, teens that have aged out of foster care, homeless teens, and otherwise at-risk teens.

Youth in need must be referred by an adult who is familiar with the youth's situation. Personnel representing agencies, schools, group homes, and regional treatment centers are welcome to refer a teen to San Antonio Threads.

Click here to refer a youth.

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY 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 Select Saturdays: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sunday: CLOSED

Angel Helpers Ministry's mission is to bring the joy of Jesus to families in need in San Antonio and surrounding areas by meeting their needs during the holiday seasons and throughout the year.

We provide Thanksgiving meals, Christmas gifts for kids, Silver Santa boxes for seniors, Easter bags, and back to school supplies.

We also help connect the community to the physical needs of those around them.

At Angel Helpers Ministry we are thrilled to help families in need. In order to ensure that our efforts are well founded we ask you please fill out the application if you desire help for your family.

Click here to contact us.

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.
11.07 miles away, 5084 DeZavala, San Antonio, TX, 78249 , D8

We provide:

  • Financial assistance for prescription medications up to $40 annually.
  • School supplies and backpacks are available by signing up from mid-June to early July.
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 - Director NW Location
(210) 697-5771

At St. Brigid, we have several ministries that reach out to our local and wider communities.

By providing assistance, goodwill, and hospitality, the needs of many are met when parishioners come together, with Christ, to serve others.

Requirements:

  • Must reside within parish boundary
  • Valid ID
  • Proof of residency (i.e. utility bill)
  • Curbside pickup
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: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED

St. Helena Parish, the group purchases food and provides utility assistance to families in difficult situations.

Requirements:

  • Must reside within parish boundary
  • Must show proof of residency (i.e. utility bill)
  • Application with Household Members and information

Free.

Tuesday & Thursday: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Roland Castro - President Send email
(210) 653-3316 x: 172
12.15 miles away, 8300 Tezel Rd, San Antonio, TX, 78254 , D7

Helping the community get ready for the school year!

Free.

Please call or email for program dates and times.
Susan Chiles - Ministry Assistant Send email

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers tangible assistance to those in need on a person-to-person basis. It is this personalized involvement that makes the work of the Society unique. This aid may take the form of intervention, consultation, or often through direct dollar or in-kind service. An essential precept of the Society's work is to provide help while conscientiously maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those who are served. The Society recognizes that it must assume, also, a role of advocacy for those who are defenseless or voiceless.

Must reside within parish boundary.

Bread Pantry: Friday: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Food Pantry: Fourth Wednesday of Month: 9:00 AM Call for more details.
Paul Campos - President Send email
(210) 622-3282

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.

Monday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED

The Sacred Heart St. Vincent de Paul Society is dedicated to assisting those who have fallen upon times of hardship and personal crisis. We assist with food, utilities, prescriptions, and one-night lodging for people in transit.

The society also conducts food drives for Thanksgiving and the Angel Tree for children at Christmas. The society also provides school supplies for needy children each summer.

We assist anyone living within a six-mile radius of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Call for an appointment.
Lupita Schneider - Conference President Send email
(830) 393-4791

CCHT-Texas exists to provide awareness, education and victim services through collaboration with individuals and organizations to break the chains of labor and sex trafficking.

We are based out of Sugar Land (outside of Houston), but are a Statewide Organization serving throughout Texas.

Our services are limited to those who have been involved in human trafficking (labor or sex) or at risk.

Click here to learn more.

24/7
Cynthia Aulds - Director Send email
(281) 369-4412