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Services

  • Community Services: assists with utilities, rent, water, education, and employment services
  • Rent and Utility Assistance: security and utility deposits, rental assistance with eviction notices and first month’s rent
    • Usually gas and electricity bills
    • Inquire about rent and water, and financial education options

Contact info: 

  • 500 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76701
  • Hours: Office open Monday-Thursday from 8am – 4pm, drop boxes at office are always available
  • (254) 753-0331 for main office
  • (254) 756-0954 ask for a Case Manager in Community Services

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Columbus Avenue Baptist Church    

Services

  • Assists with utilities on the second Monday of each month. Will not provide assistance if your service has already been cut off or if you have already received a cut off notice.

Requirements:

  • Contact Columbus Avenue Baptist Church ONLY on the second Monday of the month
  • Appointment Only: call between the hours of 8:00am-10:00am
  • ***Only help with bills from:
    • TXU
    • Atmos Energy
    • Waco Water

Contact info: 

  • 1300 Columbus Ave, Waco, TX 76701
  • Utility Assistance: (254) 537-9096
  • Main Office: (254) 752-1655

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Caritas

Services 

  • Emergency Assistance for utilities 
  • Se habla espanol 

Requirements: 

  • To receive services from Caritas, please bring a picture identification card, proof of current address, any information on every household member (if the household member is over 18, you need to bring a picture identification card as well) to 300 South 15th Street.
  • You will be given a number to see an interviewer who will then explain our services.
  • In the interview you will be registered with the system and given a Caritas ID card. 
  • *** Only helps with TXU Energy and Reliant Energy on an ongoing basis. Assists with all electric providers when funding available.
  • Hours: 8:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday
  • Veterans can qualify for other services as well

Contact info:  

  • 300 South 15th Street. Waco, TX 76701
  • (254) 753-4593

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Salvation Army

Services

  • Emergency housing: men, women, and families where possible
  • Permanent housing: low income housing for elderly and disabled
  • Assistance with utilities and rent: for TXU customers only

Contact info:

  • 4721 W. Waco Drive, Waco, TX 76710
  • (254) 752-7261

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If you find any of this information is incorrect, please email LoveOthers@tricitiesministries.org

Updated and Verified 10/30/2020