• 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
  • Contact info: 
    • 500 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76701
    • (254) 753-0331, ext 260, ask for a Case Manager in Community Services


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



  • Services
    • Emergency Assistance for utilities
  • 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
    • 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


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


If you find any of this information is incorrect, please email tricitiesministries@gmail.com

Updated and Verified 8/23/18