Caritas of Waco Emergency Assistance
300 S. 15th St Waco, TX 76701
Services: direct aid for emergency needs such as clothing, food, medicine, rent, utilities, and transportation.
Catholic Charities of Central Texas
(254) 732-0307 ext. 13
Provide assistance and support to families and partners in completing and submitting applications for government benefits including SNAP (Food Stamps), Medicaid, TANF. Some emergency food, housing and financial assistance.
Salvation Army Social Services Center
4721 West Waco Drive, Waco, TX
Services: provides food, clothing, household items, furniture, utility assistance, rent/mortgage payments, emergency travel if necessary.
Texas Department of State Health & Human Services
612 Austin Ave., Waco, TX 76701
Services: Provides TANF, Medicaid and SNAP (food stamps). Emergency assistance referrals.
Social Security Administration
Local Number 1-866-964-6304
National Toll-Free 1-800-772-1213
1700 Lake Air Dr.
Waco, TX 76710
Services: Applying for disability/retirement/supplemental security income (SSI)