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Below you will find a collection of links that you may find useful in locating services on San Antonio's West Side.

If you have comments or would like to add a link to the list, please contact us.


 

ACCION Texas provides small business loans to both start-up and existing businesses in Texas.

American Sunrise supports development in the areas of Housing, Child Development, Community Development, and Adult Literacy.

CareLink is a membership program for Bexar County residents who do not have health insurance and are not eligible for other programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of San Antonio, Inc. offers various family related programs, such as elder care, counseling, and immigration services.

Center for Health Care Services, as the local Mental Health and Mental Retardation Authority, seeks to create and foster a partnership of "stakeholders" to develop options responsive to immediate needs. 

Centers for Work and Family provide one-stop access in the core areas of income supports, job training and development, and asset building and protection.

Community Leadership Institute offers a long-term training to provide resident leaders with skills and knowledge for creating positive change for their communities.

Dance Therapy, Dance Your Depression!, Inc. provides therapeutic mental health services, including dance, exercise and fitness, spiritual recovery, and counseling.

Edgewood Independent School District is a public school district located in a 14.03 square mile area in San Antonio's West Side.

Family Service Association Family Service Association of San Antonio has been building strong families since 1903. It is the oldest human service agency in San Antonio dedicated to helping children, seniors, and families in need.

Guadalupe Community Center works to counter juvenile crime, teen pregnancy, and domestic violence through programs such as youth leadership training, teen alcohol and drug abuse prevention education, and wellness and fitness training.

Hispanas Unidas Escuelitas program engages girls in grades 3rd thru 8th in structured activities to increase self-esteem and foster healthy decision-making at an early age.

KLRN provides quality programs and services which advance education, culture and community.

Lone Star Electronic Benefits Transfer Card lists instructions for applying for Food Stamp and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) programs.

P.E.A.C.E. Initiative activities include education and training on domestic violence issues, a speaker's bureau, community organizing aid, and public advocacy.

Project QUEST, Inc. is a nationally recognized high-skills training program founded in 1992.

San Anto Cultural Arts provides mentoring and educational opportunities for youth and community beautification/development programs.

San Antonio Independent School District encompasses 79 square miles of Bexar County and includes 52 elementary, 12 PK-6+ academies, 16 middle schools, and 8 high schools.

San Antonio Time Dollar Community Connections offers a means of support for local communities and their residents based on an exchange of work and different skills.

SanAntonioJobs.com provides job and resume resources serving both job seekers and employers in San Antonio.

Summer Nutrition Program Many children in Texas depend on free or reduced-price meals served through the schools for proper nutrition. When school is not in session, some children may not get a well-balanced meal. The Summer Nutrition Programs provide nutritious meals at no charge to children age 18 and younger during the summer months. To find a location near you click on the link “Eat Right, Find a Site!”  at the Summer Food website.

Texas Diabetes Institute (TDI) is the nation's largest and most comprehensive diabetes center.

The Medical Preparatory School of Allied Health gives students an affordable head start in one of the fastest gorwing professions in the healthcare industry. Challenge yourself in a new career as a Medical Assistant.

The San Antonio Public Library   The San Antonio Public Library offers free access to computers and the Internet; books and movies that play on mobile devices; a broad range of digital resources; for business and leisure reading; practice testing for the GED and job-related examinations, and more. 

United Way San Antonio Information and Referral Database maintains current information on health and human care services available in San Antonio, Bexar County and eleven surrounding counties.

University Health System provides health care for families at neighborhood clinics, including West Side locations, University Health Center - Downtown and Texas Diabetes Institute.

Workforce Solutions Alamo seeks to create partnerships between the region's public and private workforce and economic development stakeholders.

VITA San Antonio offers tax preparation services for families earning up to $45,000 annually.

YWCA of San Antonio programs include preschool and after school childcare services, organized sports activities for children 4-12, and microenterprise and computer skills training.