Bexar County is distributing financial assistance to qualified county residents through Federal relief dollars designated for those directly impacted by the pandemic. 

If you have lost your job or are having trouble paying for rent or utilities because of COVID-19, you may qualify to receive financial help. Click on any of the links below to learn more and start the qualifying process.  

United as a community, we will all get through this difficult time. Because together, we are Bexar County Strong.

Need help paying rent or utilities?

PROGRAM NAMEPROGRAM DESCRIPTIONELIGIBILITY CRITERIAPHONE
Comprehensive Energy Assistance (CEAP)

Utility Assistance
Bexar County residents earning up to 150% of the Federal Poverty Level
(210) 335-3666
Residential Energy Assistance (REAP)

Utility Assistance
Bexar County residents earning up to 125% of the Federal Poverty Level
(210) 335-3666
Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance
Bexar County residents earning up to 80% of the Area Median Income
(210) 207-5910
Temporary Emergency Shelter

Emergency Shelter, Supportive Services for the Homeless
Bexar County residents  experiencing homelessness
(210) 220-2357
Bridge Program

Emergency Shelter, Supportive Services for the Homeless

Bexar County residents  experiencing homelessness
(210) 352-2046
Homeless Prevention Program

Rental Assistance
Bexar County residents at-risk of homelessness earning up to 50% of the Area Median Income
(210) 352-2020 
COVID-19 Senior Nutrition Program

Meal Delivery ProgramResidents of unincorporated Bexar County or a "participating cities" age 62+
(210) 735-5115
Homeless Prevention Program

Rental Assistance
Bexar County residents experiencing homelessness or at-risk of homelessness earning up to 30% of the Area Median Income
(210) 225-7837
Respite Center

Day Shelter
Bexar County residents experiencing homelessness
(210) 226-8341 x318

HUD Mortgage Assistance – Avoid Foreclosure

A HUD-certified housing counselor may be able to help you work with your mortgage servicer to obtain a COVID-19 forbearance. Contact a HUD-approved housing counseling agency in your local area. To find a HUD-approved agency, call (800) 569-4287, or use the online search at www.hud.gov/housingcounseling.

COVID-19 Mortgage Relief Flyer (English/Spanish)

COVID-19 Mortgage Relief Banner.