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    Food & Housing Community Resources

    If you are currently in need of immediate assistance such as food, housing, 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.

     

    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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    *** Socorro ISD does not endorse or recommend any specific community agency. This list is mainly for your convenience and is not intended to be a complete list of all agencies in our area. ***