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Social Services Resources

GENERAL
  1. United Way 2-1-1 Help Line: 2-1-1 or 877-541-7905
  2. 2-1-1 Texas
  3. Any Baby Can: 210-227-0170
    The mission of Any Baby Can is to serve families with children and youth facing serious health or developmental challenges.
CAREGIVERS
  1. Caregiver Support Program with AACOG
  2. Caring.com
    Online destination for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones.
  3. Family Caregiver Alliance
CLOTHING
  1. Career Gear: 210-222-1294
  2. Dress for Success: 210-737-1515
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
  1. The Battered Women and Children’s Shelter: 210-733-8810
  2. Family Justice Center of Bexar County: 210-631-0100
EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE
  1. Goodwill Industries: 210-924-8581
  2. Project Quest: 210-270-4690
  3. Workforce Solutions: 210-272-3260
FINANCIAL COUNSELING
  1. Financial Empowerment Center: 210-431-4425
FOOD SERVICES
  1. Meals on Wheels
  2. SA Christian Hope Resource Center: 210-732-3776
  3. San Antonio Food Bank: 210-337-FOOD (3663)
HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE
  1. Bexar Health Marketplace: 2-1-1
HOMELESS SHELTERS
  1. Dave Coy Shelter for Men: 210-226-2291
  2. Haven for Hope: 210-220-2357
  3. Salvation Army Emergency Family Shelter: 210-352-2046
  4. Strong Foundation: 210-641-4357
HOUSING ASSISTANCE
  1. SAMMinistries Homeless Prevention: 210-340-0302
JEWISH SERVICES
  1. Ohr Lanu Foundation: 210-973-7172
LEGAL ASSISTANCE
  1. Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid: 888-988-9996
PREGNANCY & PARENTING
  1. Avance: 210-223-3667
    Avance serves as a trusted guide to assist under-resourced families of young children in overcoming isolation and lack of opportunity.
  2. Nurse-Family Partnership: 210-212-2534
    Helping first-time parents succeed.
  3. Texas Diaper Bank: 210-731-8118
PRESCRIPTION ASSISTANCE
  1. CareLink: 210-358-3350
  2. Johnson & Johnson Patience Assistance
    Programs that help eligible patients receive prescription products donated by Johnson & Johnson. See if you qualify!
SENIOR SERVICES
  1. Alamo Area Agency on Aging: 210-477-3275
  2. Alzheimer’s Association: 800-272-3900
  3. Northeast Senior Assistance: 210-967-6372
  4. San Antonio Jewish Senior Services (SAJSS): 210-616-4811
TRANSPORTATION
  1. Call-A-Ride 4 Vets: 210-362-5254
  2. Via Metro Transit: 210-362-2020

Digital and Print Resources

BLOGS
  1. Help With Aging: Expert reporting on the finances of aging.
  2. The New Old Age by The New York Times
BOOKS
  1. This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism
  2. I Remember Nothing, A Memoir by Nora Ephron
  3. The 100-Year Life by Gratton and Scott
PODCASTS
  1. Aging Unmasked
    A new podcast from LeadingAge where we normalize, humanize, and unmask taboos in aging.
  2. NPR: On Aging

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