Family Assistance Centers

woman and child being helped by staff

The focus of the Family Assistance Center is to provide low-income families and individuals with the support they need to move toward better jobs and financial self-sufficiency.

The Family Assistance Center helps families that are seeking to meet basic needs and achieve financial self-sufficiency and success through:

  • CPS Energy utility bill assistance
  • free tax preparation
  • free financial counseling
  • benefits navigating
  • job-training support for those seeking better employment

NOTE: Some services are income-based.

Family Assistance Center

Neighborhood Place

Phone: 210-431-7551

3014 Rivas
San Antonio TX, 78228

Claude Black Community Center

Phone: 210-207-5233

2805 E. Commerce
San Antonio, TX, 78203

Willie Velasquez

Phone: 210-206-5366

1302 N Zarzamora
San Antonio, TX 78207

NOTE: Willie Velasquez has other services, including Fair Housing Counseling and Adult Literacy Classes offered through a partnership with SAISD.

Provided Services

Utility Assistance

Financial Empowerment Centers

Financial Empowerment Centers provide:

  • Benefits navigating to connect residents to other services and help completing benefits applications.
  • Free one-on-one financial counseling.
  • Older adult financial security

Job Training Supports

Training for Job Success Program

Emergency Services Call Center

For assistance with utilities, benefits navigating, or help completing a benefits application, call 210-207-7830.