Churches, charities, and non-profits in Williamson County can offer emergency rental assistance and help families meet other housing needs. Learn about or apply for programs to help pay security deposits, eviction and homeless prevention, case management, and other forms of financial assistance that can be applied towards rent or housing expenses.
Most of the rent assistance programs offered are focused on families with children, senior citizens, the disabled, or someone who is faced with an unexpected crisis, such as a job joss or medical emergency. Funding is limited and only a small number of people may qualify for help. However if you are faced with an eviction, or need funds for a deposit for a new apartment, you should not hesitate to call one of the Williamson County Texas non-profits below.
Hill Country Community Ministries
1005 Lacy Drive
Leander, Texas 78641
Phone number - 512-259-0360
Various forms of emergency financial assistance is offered, including for rent, security deposits, doctor or dentist bills, mortgage payments, and more. The goal is to help people living in poverty or in a crisis reclaim their dignity and get back to the level of self-sufficiency to which they are capable.
Typical HCCM clients are families and individuals who are financially devastated by the loss of jobs, employment, poverty, or who are faced with a medical emergency. The office is open on Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. & 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Call to make an appointment or learn more.
Madella Hillard Community Center
Address is 803 West 8th Street
Georgetown, Texas 78626
The non-profit provides limited amounts of emergency financial assistance or cash grants to help for paying rent and electric bills if needed. Programs focus on residents with low income. The organization also provides help with completing forms and applying for government assistance such as section 8 housing vouchers. Also get referrals to community services and local charities in Williamson County.
Westover Hills Church of Christ
Phone number - 512-345-6386
Call for availability of funds. Services and resources include a food pantry as well as limited temporary financial assistance for rent, overnight motels, and even gasoline. They also support Taylor Texas as well as the region of Williamson County, and short term rental assistance may be offered.
MARGARET MARY-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
1101 W. New Hope Dr.
Cedar Park, TX 78613
Call the agency at (512)259-1056 for intake
St. Patrick Catholic Church
2500 Lemmer Loop
Hutto, Texas 78634
This organization only has voucher for utilities and they do not have rent help.
Georgetown Housing Authority Section 8 Office
501 E. Janis Dr.
Georgetown, TX 78628
They have information on public, low income housing in the region. In addition, the organization can process applications for section 8 housing vouchers.
St. Vincent de Paul and Thrift Store
Dial the St. Vincent location at 209 North Main
Taylor, Texas 76574
Main phone number is 512-352-2453
Provides free household items, furniture, bedding, and utensils for Taylor Texas residents in need.
St. William Catholic Church
620 Round Rock West Drive
Round Rock, Texas 78681
Programs provide limited amounts of financial assistance for paying for rent, motel vouchers, shelter, and other emergency housing type needs.
The Caring Place
2000 Railroad Street
Georgetown, Texas 78627
The mission of The Caring Place is to serve the human needs of the low income, seniors, and others in Georgetown and Northern Williamson County. The Caring Place can assist families in the following ways, including financial assistance for rent, utilities, temporary shelter, security deposits, housing counseling, and more. Three core program areas are offered to the needy, including emergency assistance, supportive case management, and community education. Specialists and volunteers strive to help neighbors in need during difficult times in the lives.
The Round Rock Area Serving Center
Location is 1099 East Main Street
Round Rock, Texas 78664
Very limited amounts of financial assistance may be offered for people in service area for paying rent, mortgage and home loans, utility bills, and much more.
St. Helen's Catholic Church - Rental Assistance - Georgetown
Georgetown, Texas 78626
Baptist Community Center
The phone number for the regional agency is 512-478-7243
Qualified residents with low income as well as a plan for stability can receive emergency rental assistance, based on funding. The non-profit also provides help with completing forms for government assistance such as section 8, homeless prevention, and can also refer people to programs and offers referrals to community service agencies. Only monthly rent or housing bills may be paid; not deposits.