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. 

Bexar County Economic and Community Development will begin scheduling appointments for utility assistance when we receive our funding in February 2024.  The online application will remain closed until further notice. Thank you for your patience.
Gracias por llamar al Programa de Asistencia del Condado de Bexar, comenzaremos agendando citas para asistencia de utilidades una vez que recibamos los fondos de asistencia en Febrero 2024. Por el momento nuestra aplicación en línea permanecerá cerrada hasta nuevo aviso. Gracias por su paciencia.

Need help paying rent or utilities?

PROGRAM NAMEPROGRAM DESCRIPTIONELIGIBILITY CRITERIAPHONE
Comprehensive Energy Assistance (CEAP)

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

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

Emergency Rental and Utility AssistanceBexar County residents earning up to 80% of the Area Median Income. Currently, the program is only accepting applicants from City Council Districts 1-10.(210) 207-5910
Temporary Emergency Shelter

Emergency Shelter, Supportive Services for the HomelessBexar 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 AssistanceBexar 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 AssistanceBexar County residents experiencing homelessness or at-risk of homelessness earning up to 30% of the Area Median Income(210) 225-7837
Respite Center

Day ShelterBexar 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.