Community Services


The 211 Help line provides free information and referrals to health and human care services for individual and family needs and for disaster relief needs.


Emergency Numbers:

Police, Fire, EMS  9-1-1

San Antonio Police Non-Emergency Line 207-7273

311 Customer Service Line 3-1-1

Center for Health Care Services Mental Health Crisis Line 223-7233

Child Abuse/Elder Abuse Hotline 800-252-5400

Children’s Bereavement Center 736-4847

ChildSafe (sexual abuse intervention) 675-9000

Family Violence Prevention Services 930-3669

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255

Texas Poison Control 800-222-1222

Texas Youth and Runaway Hotline 800-989-6884

The Rape Crisis Center Hotline 349-7273

Basic Needs:

Application Assistance – SA Food Bank Outreach 431-8326

Public Benefits:  SNAP, Medicaid, TANF, CHIP, WIC, Women’s Health

Food Pantries

San Antonio Food Bank Pantries 2-1-1

Catholic Charities 226-6178

Christian Assistance Ministry (walk-In 110 McCullough) 223-6648

Ella Austin Community Center 224-2351

Salvation Army 352-2020

San Antonio Christian Hope Resource Center 732-3776


Christian Assistance Ministry (walk-in) 223-6648

Catholic Charities 226-6178


San Antonio Housing Authority Customer Care Line 477-6262

Apply online (Sec 8 & Housing):

Housing Authority of Bexar County 225-0071

Habitat for Humanity (homeownership) 223-5203

Neighborhood Housing Services (homeownership) 533-6673

Utility Assistance

Bexar County Energy Assistance 335-3666

Catholic Charities 226-6178

Christian Assistance Ministry (walk-In 110 McCullough) 223-6648

City of SA – Family Assistance Division (apply online) 207-7830

CPS Energy Customer Line (extension & payment plans) 353-2222

Salvation Army 352-2020

SAMMinistries (online only)

Medical/Dental Services:

Dental Care

CentroMed 922-7000

(Southside, South Park, Palo Alto, Walzem, & Maria Flores Clinics)

CommuniCare Clinics (East and West Campus) 233-7000

San Antonio Christian Dental Clinic (adults) 220-2300

UTHSCSA Dental School 567-3217

Medical Care

Bishop E.T. Dixon Clinic 527-1505

Bowden Eye Care and Health Clinic (UIW) 283-6800

CentroMed Clinics  922-7000

(City Base, Medina Base, N G Eling, Palo Alto, South Park & Southside)

CommuniCare Clinics 233-7000

(Downtown, East, Northwest, Shavano Park and West)

SAMHD Main Immunization Clinic 207-8894

University Family Health Centers:

R.B. Green Campus 358-3400

North 358-0800

Northwest 358-8820

Southeast 358-5515

Southwest 358-5100

University Health System Clinics 358-8255

(Eastside, Health for all Women- Callaghan, Kenwood, Naco-

Perrin, S. Flores, Ricardo Salinas, Rio Grande & S. Zarzamora)

University Health System – Texas Diabetes Institute 358-7000

Access to Healthcare

Health Insurance Marketplace/Health Exchange Assistance 977-7997

University Health System – CareLink 358-3350

(Financial assistance program to access quality healthcare services)

University Hospital 358-4000

Other Medical Assistance Referrals 2-1-1

Mental Health Services

Mental Health Treatment

Center for Health Care Services

Children 261-3350

Adult Intake Line 261-1250

Crisis Line 223-7233

Clarity Child Guidance Center (children & adolescent) 616-0300

CommuniCare 233-7000

General Counseling Services

Bishop E.T. Dixon Clinic 527-1505

Catholic Charities Counseling Center 377-1133

CommuniCare 223-7000

Community Counseling Services – OLLU 434-1054

Community Life Center at UTSA 458-2055

Family Life Center of St. Mary’s University 438-6411

Family Service Association 299-2400

Family Violence Prevention Services 930-3669

Substance Abuse Counseling and Treatment

Alcoholics Anonymous 828-6235

Center for Health Care Services Outpatient Counseling 246-1300

Family Service Association 299-2400

Youth Against Gang Activity 226-4156

FVPS Substance Abuse Program for Youth 475-9426

Rise Recovery 227-2634

San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse 225-4741

Family Support Services

Call-A-Nurse 22-NURSE (226-8773)

Healthy Kids Project ?


San Antonio Public Library Services 207-2500

Dial-A-Story  207-4466

Text 4 Baby

Parent Education

Autism Community Network 435-1000

AVANCE San Antonio 223-3667

Catholic Charities 222-1294

Family Service Association 431-7581

The Children’s Shelter 212-2576

Father’s Program 212-2551

Childcare Services

Childcare Resource and Referral Services 230-6300

Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECI):

Brighton Center 826-4492

Center for Health Care Services 261-3300

Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center 614-3911

Legal Services

Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid 212-3700 or 800-369-0356

Catholic Charities Immigration Services 433-3256

Financial Stability

Financial Empowerment Centers (east and west) 431-4425

Goodwill Career Academy 924-8581

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance 2-1-1 or