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Interfaith Welcome Coalition (Volunteer)

Please email us at sanantoniowelcome@gmail.com with questions or comments. To volunteer, fill out the volunteer forms in “Get Involved”  For volunteer questions, you may email the Volunteer Coordinator at iwcvolunteersa@gmail.com

Thank you.

 

Financial Stability

Financial Empowerment Centers (east and west)…………………(210) 431-4425

Goodwill Career Academy………………………………………………(210) 924-8581

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance…2-1-1 or https://www.unitedwaysatx.org/vita/

Texas Workforce Commission

We provide workforce education, training and support services, including vocational rehabilitation assistance for the people of Texas.

To apply for services, call, write or visit the office nearest you and request an appointment. If you need help locating an office in your area, call 800-628-5115.

There is a lot of information at https://twc.texas.gov/

BCFS (Baptist Child & Family Services)

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Provides free counseling services to eligible youth ages 0 to 17 and their families. Services provided at several locations across San Antonio. Crisis intervention and counseling services are available 24/7 by calling main number, 210-283-5183.

From ChildSafe, Family Endeavors, Grace House, Family Violence Prevention Services & Women’s Shelter, Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Urban  Ministries Emergency Shelter, to college prep, foster care, employment connections, or assisted living services, learn more about what BCFS does Here

Find your local resources at the BCFS’ South Texas Centre in San Antonio Here

BCFS Headquarters
1506 Bexar Crossing
San Antonio, TX 78232
210.832.5000
1.800.830.2246
info@bcfs.net

CAMP (Children’s Association for Maximum Potential)

https://www.campcamp.org/volunteer-staff/volunteer-opportunities/

CAMP offers many volunteer opportunities throughout the school year and summer months. All program volunteer opportunities begin at age 14. CAMP serves individuals with mild to severe disabilities, with diagnoses such as: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Intellectual Disability, Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, visual impairment, and hearing impairment. CAMP also serves the non-disabled siblings of our campers in both summer and School-Year (Respite Club) programs. Please see our schedule for current program descriptions and age requirements.

 

 

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)

Whether you are interested in becoming a volunteer, sharing the mission of CASA in your community, or would like to donate to our cause, we are happy to involve the San Antonio community as much as possible.

The mission of Child Advocates San Antonio (CASA) is to recruit, train, and supervise court-appointed volunteer Advocates who provide constancy for abused and neglected children and youth while advocating for services and placement in safe and permanent homes.

https://www.casa-satx.org/

 

Family Assistance Center

The Family Assistance Center’s main focus is to provide low income families and individuals with the support they need to move toward better jobs and financial self-sufficiency. Through combined federal (Community Services Block Grant), utility (CPS Energy and SAWS), and general fund dollars, the Department of Human Services’ Family Assistance Centers provides help to families in San Antonio and Bexar County that are seeking to meet basic needs, such as utilities and rent, and those aiming for better employment.

106 S. St. Mary’s, 7th Floor, San Antonio, TX 78205

(210) 207-8198

http://www.sanantonio.gov/humanservices/FinanceEmergency/FamilyAssistanceCenters

San Antonio Food Bank

Our goal is to lower unemployment and underemployment by giving our clients the knowledge and resources to become self-sufficient and gainfully employed. • HOW WE CAN HELP: Client Development
– Resume and cover letter assistance
– Interview skills
– Education and character building
– One-On-One Case Management
– Attentive listening with qualified case managers
– Personal-professional connections with clients
– Find best-fit employment based on your strengths, skills, and needs
– Opportunities
– Free Job Readiness Classes
– Free mock interviews
– Potential job opportunities
– Connections with employers

 

5200 Enrique M. Barrera Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78227

210-431-8486

safoodbank.org

San Antonio Food Bank Volunteers

https://safoodbank.org/ways-to-help/

Whether it is donating food, money, time, or your voice, there are many ways to support the San Antonio Food Bank.

5200 Enrique M. Barrera Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78227

(210) 337-FOOD (3663)

San Antonio Humane Society (Volunteer Program)

Volunteers are vital in helping us continue our mission to improve the lives of dogs and cats in our community by providing shelter, care, adoption, rescue, spay/neuter programs, and community education. The SAHS offers both long and short term opportunities for individual and groups.

https://sahumane.org/general-information

Special Olympics Volunteers

More than 40,000 volunteers dedicate their time to help children and adults with intellectual disabilities achieve their dreams.

Our volunteers include students, senior citizens, business groups, professional individuals, civic organizations, families, amateur and professional athletes, and coaches to name a few.

There is no experience required; however, you must be at least 15 years of age, unless accompanied by an adult. Volunteers participate in an orientation prior to working with our athletes.

Please click HERE to become a volunteer.

1-800-876-5646

Texas Health and Human Services

Employment is a fundamental value and ambition in American culture, and people with disabilities want to be a part of their communities just as everyone does. Texas Health and Human Services is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities have access to meaningful employment services in the community, especially integrated competitive employment.

  • Business Enterprises of Texas provides food management career opportunities to Texans who are blind.
  • Employment First links people looking for work with employers who need employees.
  • The Texas Workforce Commission helps all Texans who are looking for work. Their website includes job listings, tips for finding a job and unemployment information.
  • Transition Program for People who are Blind or Visually Impaired helps young adults transition from secondary school to the world of work.

https://hhs.texas.gov/services/disability/employment-people-disabilities

United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County

https://www.unitedwaysatx.org/

United Way has become synonymous with caring and helping children, families and individuals. We have a long tradition of helping people with basic needs – food, clothing, shelter and safety – and changing lives through strong, well-managed programs. United Way is also engaging the community to get to the heart of problems.

  • The Briscoe Center
    700 South Alamo
    San Antonio, TX
     (210) 352-7000

The Volunteer Center: United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County

A service of United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County, the Volunteer Center supports individuals and agencies with programs to make volunteering easier and more satisfying.The Volunteer Center makes connections between people who want to help and nonprofit organizations that need their help. With more than 200 local agencies listed on Get Connected, the Center acts as a clearinghouse for area volunteer opportunities.

http://www.volunteersanantonio.org/need/

Volunteer Match

VolunteerMatch is the largest network in the nonprofit world, with the most volunteers, nonprofits and opportunities to make a difference.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/