St. Vincent's House

Located in Galveston, Texas in St. Vincent's House on 2817 Alfreda Houston Place, formerly known as Post Office Street, we provide basic needs services for people in Galveston County.

Services Provided

Rent, Utility, Short term Case Management, Information and Referral assistance is available to individuals and families in crisis, as funding is available.

The Rental Assistance Program is primarily focused on families in crisis. Case managers work with individuals during this time to help them locate jobs, job training and to maintain stable housing. A client may be eligible for one-time rental assistance, or short term case management program as funding is available.

There are no fees for these services.

Eligibility Criteria

Clients must present photo Id, proof of address and income verification. To qualify for rent/mortgage assistance, client must have a vacate notice or an eviction notice. To qualify for utility assistance, clients must have a utility disconnect notice.

Service Area

Texas City, Galveston and Galveston County

Volunteer Opportunities (Special Projects)

Volunteers are needed to support client services through telephone intake, client interviews, and clerical/office support. 

Additional opportunities arise through special projects such as Share Your Blessing Christmas gifts, School supply drives, (i.e., small repair jobs, painting)

Contact information

Appointments preferred. Emergency services depending on availability of resources. 

Offices are located in Galveston (In St. Vincent's House)

2817 Alfreda Houston Place, formerly known as Post Office Street, Galveston, Texas


Contact Person: Norma Roche

(409) 762-2064 Ext 2100

Services are also provided at the Beacon of Hope Center inTexas City

712-5th Avenue North, Texas City, Texas 77590

Contact Person: Annie Cazares

409.948.0405 ext 2208

2900 Louisiana   |   Houston, TX 77006   |   713.526.4611

Requests for Assistance: 1.866.649.5862   |   Toll-Free

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