• Community Assistance Resources

    If you are currently in need of immediate assistance such as food, paying rent, utilities, medication, eye exams/eyeglasses, etc. the following agencies may be able to help:

    Call 2-1-1 for Health, food, housing, and other assistance.

     

    Food Assistance:

    Who: THE SALVATION ARMY OF EL PASO

    What: FREE DINNER TO GO – SERVED FROM THE SALVATION ARMY MOBILE KITCHEN

    When: MONDAY-FRIDAY, 6:00PM- 6:30PM

    Where: THE SALVATION ARMY, 4300 E. PAISANO DR, EL PASO

     

    El Pasoans Fighting Hunger. 9541 Plaza Circle Drive, El Paso, TX 79927. (915) 298-0353. https://elpasoansfightinghunger.org

    Food Pantry Distributions:

    • WEST: Abundant Living Faith Center West; 7100 N. Desert Blvd.
      • Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
      • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • CENTRAL: Kelly Center for Hunger Relief; 915 N. Florance
      • Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday
      • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • NORTHEAST: Katie’s Pantry; 4801 Sun Valley
      • Monday through Friday (Weekdays)
      • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • EAST/SOCORRO/CLINT/SAN ELIZARIO/FABENS: El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank; 9541 Plaza Circle
      • Monday through Friday (Weekdays)
      • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

     

     

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    Utility Assistance, Medication Assistance, Eye Exam/Eye Glasses, Foreclosure Prevention Assistance.

    Project Bravo. Eastside, 14901 Whitetail Deer, El Paso, TX 79938. (915) 565-1377. Fax. (915) 225-5187. https://www.projectbravo.org

     

    Emergency rent or mortgage payment, emergency utility assistance, emergency food baskets, senior nutrition program.

    General Assistance Program, El Paso County. 6314 Delta, El Paso, TX. 79905. (915) 546-8150. https://www.epcounty.com/famcom/generalassistance.htm

     

     

     

    Food Assistance/Cash Assistance.

    SNAP Food Benefits. TANF for Families, monthly cash payments to help families with food, clothing, housing, utilities, furniture, transportation, phone, laundry services, other basic needs. One Time TANF Cash Benefits, money to help families in crisis to pay for basic needs. TANF for Grandparents, a payment of $1,000 to a grandparent. This help can be given to a grandparent only one time. 11295 Edgemere, El Paso, TX 79936. (915) 593-0272. https://yourtexasbenefits.hhsc.texas.gov/programs

     

    Emergency services for needy families which may include rent and utilities.

    Catholic Charities/St. Vincent de Paul. (915) 564-4357. http://www.epchomeless.org/portfolio-items/catholic-charitiesst-vincent-de-paul

    Rental Assistance

    The Salvation Army. 4300 E. Paisano Drive, El Paso, TX 79905. (915) 544-9811. https://www.salvationarmytexas.org/elpaso

     

    Job Seekers. Texas Workforce Commission/Job Seekers. Apply on-line. https://twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/applying-unemployment-benefits

    Texas Workforce Commission. (915) 887-2600. 8825 N. Loop Dr #122, El Paso, TX 79907.

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