Texas – Resource and Directory Of Homeless And Transitional Shelters, Low Income Assisted Living, Food Banks, Food Stamps, Section 8 Housing, Legal And Financial Assistance1
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
1200 Warwick Dr
Mesquite TX 75150
1421 Austin Ave.
Waco TX 76701
1300 Travis St.
Wichita Falls TX 76307
2400 Cypress Street
Fort Worth TX 76102
1424 Summit Ave
Fort Worth TX 76102
2605 Parker Rd
Houston TX 77093
15555 Kuykendahl Rd
Houston TX 77090
292 Foster Field Drive
Victoria TX 77904
200 S Mill St
Lewisville TX 75057
2939 W Woodlawn Ave
San Antonio TX 78228
200 W 1st St
Odessa TX 79761
3103 West Avenue
San Antonio TX 78213
2218 34th Street
Lubbock TX 79401
3117 W Marshall Ave
Longview TX 75604
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
1905 E MURCHINSON
PALESTINE, TX 75801-7837
10503 Huebner Rd
San Antonio, TX 78240
1041 E PALESTINE AVE
PALESTINE, TX 75801
779 W Mayfield Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78211-3110
901 W AVENUE K
MULESHOE, TX 79347
139 S CLARK RD
CEDAR HILL, TX 75104
1514 Upland Rd
San Antonio, TX 78219-4060
201 S CLARK RD
CEDAR HILL, TX 75104
330 W Cheryl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78228
2906 E KIEST BLVD
DALLAS, TX 75216
147 Cheyenne Ave
San Antonio, TX 78207
5969 HIGHLAND VILLAGE
DALLAS, TX 75241
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
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
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: email@example.com