Faith Mission is a non-profit charity agency that provides Wichita Falls and area individuals and families with temporary shelter, meals, chapel services, and clothing vouchers 2x a week. All of the resources are limited, and come in the following ways. There is free food and three hot meals a day, church service, access to a clothing pantry twice a week, as well as information and referral. Dial (940) 723-5663. The charity is located at 1300 Travis St, Wichita Falls, TX 76301.
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.
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.
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. They also have information on loan programs for paying bills. 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 office is at 1401 Holliday St., Wichita Falls, Texas 76301.
The Salvation Army, Wichita Falls offers several programs, resources, and services.
Call the Salvation Army at (940) 322-9822.
Department of Community Development in Wichita Falls can help tenants and homeowners apply for homeless prevention and rapid rehousing. Some of the local programs include emergency solution grants, legal aid, and even motel vouchers. All of this funding relies on the federal government, so the financial aid comes and goes. The agency also stresses job training and development. Staff also refer clients to other organizations, including local churches or social service offices. Call (940) 761-7448.
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
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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