• Emergency and Temporary Housing Assistance

     

    Shelters:

    Children’s Aid Society Of West Texas

    1101 30th St.

    (940) 322-3141

    Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

    Children’s Home Emergency Shelter

    Eligibility: Ages 2-10

     

    Teen Emergency Shelter

    1101 30th St.

    (940) 322-7671

    Eligibility:  Ages 10-17 yrs, mostly runaways or those that have been kicked out or abused. Teen shelter will pick up client, but parents will have to be notified

     

    Faith Mission

    1300 Travis

     (940) 723-5663

    Eligibility: Must be 18 if staying alone

    Start signing up for beds at 5:00pm.

     

    Faith Mission Women’s Refuge

    Women and Children

    710 East Hatton

    (940) 322-4673

     

    Salvation Army

    403 Seventh St.

    Wichita Falls, TX  76301

    (940) 322-9822

    M-F 9-3

    Temporary housing for 2 nights every 90 days.  Must be 18 if staying alone.

     

    Pregnancy Help Center

    4011 Seymour Hwy

    (940) 322-4883

    Free pregnancy testing. Provide free information/consultation. Nurse verification sonograms.

     

    Phased In Project: Dream Center

    2030 Maurine St.

    (940)882-9097

    Provides assistance to emancipated foster youth

     

    Domestic Violence:

    First Step, INC

    (940) 692-1993

    1-800-658-2683 (24 hr hotline)

    Eligibility: Any one suffering from family violence or sexual abuse. Must be 18 if not accompanied by a parent.

     

    For Disaster Relief:

     

    American Red Cross

    1809 Seymour Hwy

    (940) 322-8686

    24 hours a day.  Assistance for families regarding disasters: fire, flood, etc.

     

    Home repair/build:

     

    Christmas in Action– Wichita County

    1006 Martin Luther King Blvd.

     (940) 696-9393

    Home repair for inadequate living conditions.

    Eligibility: low income disabled and/or low-income elderly, 60 yrs and older. Must own home in Wichita Falls. Must have proof of SSI / SSD.

     

    Neighborhood Resources

    1300 7th St.

    (940) 761-7448

    Emergency home repairs, first-time homebuyers.

     

    Habitat for Humanity of Wichita Falls

    1206 Lamar St.

    (940) 716-9300

    Builds homes for low-income families in need of housing.

    Eligibility: must have lived or worked in Wichita county for 12 months, meet income criteria, be willing to Partner by working 300 hours of sweat equity.

     

    Habitat Builders Bargains

    902 13th St.

    (940) 767-7113