Texas – Resource and Directory Of Homeless And Transitional Shelters, Low Income Assisted Living, Food Banks, Food Stamps, Section 8 Housing, Legal And Financial Assistance

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The GotTrouble Texas homeless shelter resource and directory is committed to providing people going through life-changing trouble with a one-stop resource for homeless and transitional shelters, low income assisted housing as well as related information on Texas food banks and pantries, counseling services, and discount legal and financial assistance.

FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING AND SPONSORS

Operation Care Dallas – Shelter

1200 Warwick Dr

Mesquite TX 75150

972-681-3567

Compassion Ministries Shelter

1421 Austin Ave.

Waco TX 76701

254-755-7640


Wichita Falls Faith Mission

1300 Travis St.

Wichita Falls TX 76307

940-723-5663

Night Shelter of Tarrant County

2400 Cypress Street

Fort Worth TX 76102

817-336-1842


Bridge Emergency Services

1424 Summit Ave

Fort Worth TX 76102

817-335-4673

Bonita Street House of Hope

2605 Parker Rd

Houston TX 77093

713-691-0900


Northwest Assistance Shelter

15555 Kuykendahl Rd

Houston TX 77090

281-885-4555

Crossroads Family Shelter

292 Foster Field Drive

Victoria TX 77904

361.935.4791


Christian Community Shelter

200 S Mill St

Lewisville TX 75057

972-221-1224

Children’s Shelter of San Antonio

2939 W Woodlawn Ave

San Antonio TX 78228

210- 212-2500


Door of Hope Mission

200 W 1st St

Odessa TX 79761

432-337-8294

Roy Maas’ Youth Shelter

3103 West Avenue

San Antonio TX 78213

210-340-8077


Catholic Family Service – Shelter

2218 34th Street

Lubbock TX 79401

806-765-8475

Highway 80 Rescue

3117 W Marshall Ave

Longview TX 75604

(903) 759-9875

NEW HOMELESS SHELTER LISTINGS AND LOW INCOME PROGRAMS

ACCESS for the Homeless: The ACCESS Team
The ACCESS Team is a collaboration of citizens, businesses, and community based organizations who work together to eliminate homelessness, especially with respect to those persons diagnosed with mental illnesses. The ACCESS Team’s home page lists the staff and members of ACCESS, gives a history of their online services, and provides links to other sites related to homelessness and mental illness.
3509 Hulen St., Suite 200 Fort Worth, TX 76107 Phone: 817-377-8490

Housing & Recovery, Inc. — A New Life
Housing & Recovery, Inc. is a therapeutic, transitional living facility primarily for recovering male veterans. Housing & Recovery requires a minimum of five (5) days, preferably documented, sobriety for one to be considered for residency, and also offers a charted Alcoholic Anonymous group, “New Beginnings.”
2421 Truxillo Houston, TX 77004-4357 Phone: 713-520-9822

The Good Shepherd Mission
The Good Shepherd Mission provides food, clothing and temporary shelter to indigent locals and transients by serving two hot meals daily, operating a food bank, providing clothing vouchers, free counseling, serving as the Information Hub of Walker County for Human Services (please see the website at www.ipt.com/help/), providing limited prescription and travel aid vouchers.
1005 Ave F Huntsville, TX 77342 Phone: 409-291-8156

San Antonio Metropolitan Ministry
The San Antonio Metropolitan Ministry (SAMM) operates emergency services, transitional shelter and services and transitional housing. SAMM’s home page includes a description of their programs, information on how you can contribute, and a personal account of one client’s job search. 318 W. Houston Street, Suite 200 San Antonio, TX 78205-2420 Phone: 210-225-3582

FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES

Cedar Hill Food Pantry 403 Houston St Cedar Hill, TX 75104 972-293-2822
Great Ward Food Pantry 6823 Arabella St. Houston, TX 77091 713-695-8228
Anderson Food Bank 508 Gregg St Houston, TX 77020 713- 222-0373
Houston Food Bank 3811 Eastex Fwy Houston, TX 77026 713-490-2774
Tri-County Food Bank 1462 Loop 500 E Center, TX 75935 936-598-6315
Kelly Memorial Food Bank 915 N Florence El Paso, TX 79902 915-533-2674
Bayshore Baptist 11315 Spencer Hwy. La Porte, TX 77571 281-471-0332
Client Choice Food Mart 903 53rd Street Galveston, TX 77551 409-744-4232
Food Bank of W. Central Texas 5505 N. First Albilene, TX 79603 325-695-6311
Tarrant Food Bank 2600 Cullen Street Fort Worth, TX 76107 817-332-9177
Zapata Helping Hands 708 Delmar St. Zapata, TX 78076 956-765-9327
Shepherds Storehouse 1189 Highway 377 S. Pilot Point, TX 76258 940-686-2620

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – TEXAS

The Texas food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program:

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING AND SPONSORS

ACADEMY APTS

1905 E MURCHINSON

PALESTINE, TX 75801-7837

903-723-1011

CHISOLM TRACE

10503 Huebner Rd

San Antonio, TX 78240

210-690-8184

 

DOGWOOD GARDENS APTS.

1041 E PALESTINE AVE

PALESTINE, TX 75801

903-729-1076

GUILD PARK APTS

779 W Mayfield Blvd

San Antonio, TX 78211-3110

210-927-5901

 

HARMON ELLIOTT APTS

901 W AVENUE K

MULESHOE, TX 79347

806-272-5560

HIGH POINTE VILLAGE

139 S CLARK RD

CEDAR HILL, TX 75104

972-293-7555

 

ANTIOCH APTS

1514 Upland Rd

San Antonio, TX 78219-4060

210 337-4171

HIGH POINTE VILLAGE

201 S CLARK RD

CEDAR HILL, TX 75104

972-293-7555

 

CHAMINADE APT

330 W Cheryl Dr

San Antonio, TX 78228

210 435-6991

CEDAR GLEN APTS

2906 E KIEST BLVD

DALLAS, TX 75216

214-375-2577

 

CHEYENNE VILLAGE APTS

147 Cheyenne Ave

San Antonio, TX 78207

210 433-1712

ESTELLE VILLAGE

5969 HIGHLAND VILLAGE

DALLAS, TX 75241

214-376-4383

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a National Customer Service Center that is staffed to answer questions about public housing availability in your state. For current information about subsidized public housing call them at: 1-800-955-2232.

TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – TEXAS

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: TANF 877-787-8999

LEGAL AID

If you are homeless and/or going through financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services. The following organization(s) can provide you with information on free and low-cost legal assistance: Lone Star Legal Aid Texas Legal Services Center

DISCOUNT LEGAL SERVICES PLAN

Provides easy and inexpensive access to lawyers, especially for services like bankruptcy, foreclosure and eviction. No worry about heavy consultation fees. Makes payment of lawyer’s fees less expensive, depending on the plan benefits. Makes the cost more certain because of published fee schedules. No exclusion for current legal problem.

DEBT AND DEPRESSION – COUNSELING AND TREATMENT CENTERS

Debt and depression can be emotionally destabilizing. Learn how to care for your well being. Learn about your counseling and treatment center options.

MONEY TROUBLE CALCULATOR

Getting out of money trouble requires careful planning. Having a good fix on your current financial condition and figuring out how much you will need to get out of debt and back on your feet is essential. The following topic calculators will help you in the process:

How much car can I afford?
How long will it take to pay off my credit card?
How much can I afford to borrow?
How much will my loan payments be?
Should I consolidate my loans?
How much will my lease payments be?
How much should I save each month?

Trouble Shooter Public Service Awards

award Courageous individuals and organizations in both the private and public sector are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering counseling to the homeless and needy. These organizations deserve our recognition and support. Tell us about an outstanding non-profit shelter, food bank, or community assistance organization and we will post their information on our site.

E-mail us your nomination and their website URL to: gtleads@gmail.com

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