Assistance programs Guadalupe County.
Low income families in Guadalupe County can get financial help, case management, and free stuff. Find places to help pay rent or medical costs. Or get grant money for electric bills, transportation or a mortgage. There are also free groceries from pantries, clothes, furniture and other goods.
Financial assistance can be provided by churches, charities, or government agencies in New Braunfels, Seguin, and the county. Also find free internet for low income, including students or workers. There are also school supply programs, gasoline vouchers and even Christmas toys at the Guadalupe County charities below.
Financial aid, utility help, and rental assistance in Guadalupe County Texas
Community Council of South Central Texas, Inc. is located at 808 E. Pine, Seguin, Texas 78155, dial (830)379-3022. The non-profit provides individuals and low income families access to Section 8 Housing. There is also grant money for utility and electric bill assistance, case management services, and migrant/farm worker assistance. Click here to learn more about the Texas housing voucher program.
Randolph Area Christian Assistance Program is also known as RACAP. Regardless of your religion or background, the needy and low income can access emergency assistance programs. These include emergency rental assistance, eviction prevention, prescription drugs, and information on government programs and other local non-profits. As with most agencies, funding is very limited and will depend on donations and various government grants obtained. Address is 307 Pfeil St., Schertz, Texas 78154, or call (210)658-1613
Seguin Unit of the Salvation Army is the local branch of the nation’s leading non-profit charity. Call to speak to a social worker to learn about financial assistance programs. Assistance programs and information is in Spanish too.
Resources offered include free food, including holiday meals and Christmas toys from Adopt a Family. There is emergency financial assistance with utility and cooling bills, rent help, prescription medications, disaster relief assistance, and work clothes. Students can also get free back to school supplies. The address is 1017 Kingsbury St., Seguin, TX 78155, telephone (830)401-4872. Learn more on the Salvation Army centers in Texas.
The Eats Foundation is a non-profit to call for food or emergency financial assistance. Or stop by their office at 767 S. Saunders, Seguin, Texas 78155. The center may be able to offer qualified families with emergency financial assistance for paying for basic needs. Get help with utilities and medications that are not provided in the formulary. The free food pantry is also open most evenings too. Phone (830)372-4900
Non-profits and charities provide housing, shelter, and emergency rental assistance. Whether the family is facing eviction or if they are homeless, assistance is available. Resources range from loans to one time funds for rent or utilities, short term shelter and much more. Applicants come from across Guadalupe County, and funds often go to single moms and/or the elderly. More Guadalupe County rent and housing assistance.
Free pantries, clothes and food banks in Guadalupe County Texas
Everyday Christian Fellowship runs an emergency food bank. Call (210)659-6300
Good Shepherd Catholic Church - dial (210)658-4350
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church - Address is 409 W. Krezdorn, Seguin, TX 78155 . Call (830)379-4338 to get information on the pantry. Items can include fresh fruits, canned food, baby formula, and more.
The Christian Cupboard, Inc. pays for and sponsors a food bank for the low income. 516 N. Camp, Seguin, Texas 78155, (830)379-4857
Country Church Attic is at 1005 W. FM 78, Marion, Texas. The Attic at The Country Church, serves residents of Guadalupe County who live at or below federal poverty levels, with monthly assistance in food or groceries. There is also free clothing, school supplies, household items, and toys for birthdays and Christmas. The charity is open Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9-2pm. Call (830) 914-3133
There are more free food pantries, soup kitchens and clothing closets. Not only may groceries be offered, but some charities have free clothes, applications to SNAP food stamps, and hygiene items. During the winter there may also be holiday meals or gifts too. More information on free food pantries Guadalupe County.
Save on prescription drugs
County officials offer prescription medicine discount cards that can save individuals over 20 percent on the purchase price of most medications. The card is free for residents, the application process is quick and simple, and there is no cost to acquire the card, and no premiums to pay.
The National Association of Counties provides these cards for the prescription discount program for Guadalupe County residents. The government also works in it as well.
The assistance program, which Caremark and NACo make available in hundreds of counties across the state of Texas, is used by thousands of residents. Iit is free card that automatically saves more than 20 percent on most drugs. Brand name and generic medications can be bought. The cards are primarily used to help those people who do not have health insurance or who are underinsured from their current insurance plans. However anyone can use them. Dial 803-303-8854.