Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP helps low-income and temporarily unemployed people purchase nutritious foods. An individual or a family may be eligible for SNAP even if they own a home, don’t have a mailing address or are undocumented.
Children’s Health Insurance Program or CHIP provides health insurance coverage for Texas children from low-income families.
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or TANF provides temporary financial assistance for families with children under age 18 while parents are seeking employment
Women's Health Program
Provides coverage for an annual family-planning exam and contraception at no cost for uninsured Texas women between the ages of 18 and 44
Medicaid for the Elderly and People with Disabilities or MEPD provides care for adults age 65 or older, or disabled who need help with their daily activities in their home, nursing home or other facility
What You Will Need When Applying for Benefits
ID for all adults in the family
All earned or unearned proof of income
Rental or mortgage statement
Medical expenses for households with elderly (age 60 or older) or disabled family members
Here to Help You
Our Community Resource Specialists are ready to help. Contact us today for more information. You can also apply online at Your Texas Benefits.
The purpose of the RED Bus is to provide resource assistance and nutrition education to communities with high levels of food insecurity. Click on the bus below to see where the RED bus will be in your community.
“My assistant, Alicia Huerta, was wonderful. She helped me with all the paperwork, as well as, helping me understand my benefits. It was a pleasure having her work with me.”