Wichita County assistance programs.

Rent, mortgage, and utility assistance

Faith Mission is a non-profit charity agency that provides Wichita Falls and area individuals and families with rent assistance, temporary shelter, free food and three hot meals a day, church service, access to a clothing pantry twice a week, information and referral, rehabilitation program, day labor program, and interpretation services for the deaf. Dial (940) 723-5663.

Another non-profit to contact is Interfaith Ministries of Wichita Falls, Inc. They offer programs to pay rent, mortgage, utility bills, and more. Each program has its own criteria and series of conditions that need to be met. Call them at (940) 322-1365.

For example, the agency may be able to pay a portion of the applicant’s rent if client has lived in the current residence for a minimum of 6 months and if they have also been employed for a minimum of 6 months. They may help a homeowner pay a mortgage payment if it is 60 days past due. Other housing aid is also offered.

Interfaith may also be able to assist with paying utility and air conditioning bills, as well as utility deposits and other energy payments.

They also run health care programs. For example, receive access to financial assistance with dental (for elderly referred by APS), hearing aides (for elderly referred), eyeglasses and vision tests (for work or driving),  and medical and health care equipment (depending on cost). Read more details Interfaith Ministry Wichita County.

Delinquent mortgage and foreclosures

Call the Consumer Credit Counseling Services at (800) 380-2227 Toll-Free. Receive access to free mortgage delinquency and foreclosure counseling. Learn about government mortgage programs and other solutions to a foreclosure.





Social services or emergency aid in Wichita County

The local community action agency is Rolling Plains Management Corporation. The non-profit, relying mostly on government grants, can help provide for some basic needs. Applications are processed for the state of Texas Comprehensive Energy Bill Assistance Program. There is also free conservation measures available from weatherization.

The agency is also a great place for referrals. Case managers can often direct families to resources in Wichita County, such as free food pantries, emergency funding for paying rent or security deposits, clinics, or eviction prevention services. Or get information on programs such as Head Start or job training centers. Another focus is on senior citizens in the region. For more details on their services, click here.

The Salvation Army, Wichita Falls offers several programs, resources, and services.

  • Rent - The agency provides rental payments for people who cannot afford to make the rent payments themselves or who may be facing an eviction.
  • Mortgage - Assistance with mortgage payments is offered if a homeowner is behind.
  • Electric bill help - If you are facing a disconnection, limited financial assistance is available.
  • Food - Distribute canned food and other groceries.
  • Prescription assistance - If you can’t afford your medications, funds for buying prescription drugs may be available.
  • Water bills - Help for paying your water bill and company may also be available.

Call the Salvation Army at (940) 322-9822.




Debt counseling

Find help to pay medical debts, credit card bills, and other expenses from Consumer Credit Counseling Services. The non-profit agency provides educational and assistance programs including money management skills, debt settlement, budget counseling, debt counseling, financial tips and advice, and housing issue counseling. Click here to learn how to enter into a debt management plan. (800) 380-2227

Low cost health care

Both of the following clinics provide health and medical care on a so called sliding scale. This means you pay what you can afford for your medical and hospital bills and debts. Community Health Care Center (phone (940) 766-6306) provides patients with high quality primary medical care in the fields of pediatrics,  OB/GYN, internal medicine, and even family practice medicine.






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