We provide food, rent, utilities, medication and emergency financial assistance and support services aimed at returning families and individuals to self-sufficiency. As we help relieve the overwhelming stress that comes from the lack of basic needs, those in crisis are better able to work towards self-sufficiency.
To read more about all the programs and services we offer to meet the needs of our communities, click here to read or download our services brochure.
Food pantry assistance once every thirty (30) days
Referrals provided to appropriate community resources
Intensive case management
Individual and Group Counseling (for clients in programs only)
Transportation assistance (for clients in programs only)
Must be 18 years of age or over
Must have photo ID, proof of address, and income verification, and must fall within the HUD income guidelines.
Clients must have a vacate notice or an eviction notice in order to qualify for rent/mortgage assistance. For mortgage assistance, clients must be at least two months in arrears. A letter from the mortgage company is required stating that client is in arrears. Clients must have a cut-off notice for utility assistance.
For Veteran program must provide DD-214
For AIDS Ministry program must show current proof of HIV+ status
For the Villa, must be homeless and provide written documentation of homeless status. Cannot have more than three children eight and under.
Services are provided at the Guadalupe Center located at 326 S. Jensen Drive, Houston, TX 77003
Hosting a food drive or school supply drive
Sponsoring a family for a holiday project
Volunteering to answer the phones, entering data into the data management system, and/or greeting clients coming to the program
Collecting canned and dried goods for the community food pantry
Donating diapers and baby formula
Assisting with yard work and grounds maintenance
Making “move-in” baskets with cleaning supplies and linens
Donating toiletries such as soap, shampoo, deodorant, and toilet paper for men and women
Donating make-up and clothing for women entering the workforce
Collecting bedding and towels
Donating school supplies and/or toys that are age appropriate for the children
Assisting with childcare during group meetings
Harris County CommunityServices Department andDepartment of Housing andUrban Development
Your gift helps us bring hope to thousands of adults, families and children in need throughout our community.
2900 Louisiana | Houston, TX 77006 | 713.526.4611 Requests for Assistance: 1.866.649.5862 | Toll-Free