Community Resources

Urgent Resources

Changing the lives of our students by providing them with the resources they need to meet their basic needs so they are able to focus on academics, increasing student performance, retention, and graduation rates, contributing to a healthy, stable, and successful community. This may include but is not limited to financial relief, food assistance, and other support provided by the college, the Alamo Colleges District, and other local, state, and Federal agencies and organizations.  

Virtual Hours: M-W and Friday 8am-5pm  Thursday 8am-7pm  and 1st Saturday of the Month 9am-1pm

Dial: 210-486-HELP (4357) or Email: nvc-advocacyctr@alamo.edu

Texas 211

Texas 211 can be called from any landline or cellphone for 24 Hour up-to-date information and referral for Bexar and surrounding counties for health and human service related resources.  
https://www.211texas.org/cms/

The Center
24 Hour Crisis and Substance Use Helpline 800-316-9241

CPS and SAWS

Both CPS and SAWS have temporarily halted disconnections due to non-payment.

Go to https://www.sanantonio.gov/NHSD/Programs/FairHousing to apply for assistance.

Mental Health Crisis

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

1-800-273-8255

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

https://www.crisistextline.org/ 

Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.

TEXT HOME TO 741741

Every texter is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving. All of Crisis Text Line's Crisis Counselors are volunteers, donating their time to helping people in crisis.

Housing

The City of San Antonio's Neighborhood and Housing Services Dept. is now accepting emergency rental, mortgage, and utility assistance referrals for individuals or families that require financial assistance during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Families can apply for rental, mortgage, and utility assistance online. The Fair Housing phone line, (210) 207-5910, is open from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. 

https://www.sanantonio.gov/NHSD/Programs/FairHousing

Click the “Request Assistance” button on that page.

Healthcare

www.enroutehealth.com/

Local physicians available for home visits through virtual medicine.

Domestic Violence

Help is available from the National Domestic Violence Hotline:

1-800-799-7233

If you are unable to speak, you can also login at:

https://www.thehotline.org/help/