Community Resources & Benefits Assistance

Benefits Assistance Program

The Benefits Assistance Program team help's people facing hunger apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and other Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) benefits such as Medicaid, TANF, SNAP-CAP, CHIP, CHIP-Perinatal, Medicare Savings Program, and the Healthy Texas Women Program.

From July 1, 2021- June 30, 2022 503 individuals were assisted with various HHSC programs and were referred to many community based services.

Benefits Assistance Program Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

For questions about SNAP and other benefits assistance, please contact the Benefits Assistance team at 979-779-3663 x 105 or email

What services would you like to apply for?
SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
CHIP - Children's Health Insurance Program
QMB - Qualified Medicare Beneficiary
TANF - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
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Employment Assistance
Utility Assistance
Housing and Rental Assistance
Child Care Services
Education Services
Maternity Needs
Veterans Assistance
Domestic Violence Assistance

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Connect with Community Resources

Our Referral Partner program can connect you with community organizations that can help you pay for services such as: rent, utilities, transportation, childcare, and many more. 

Referral Partner Program Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

For questions or assistance, please call the Referral Specialist at 979-779-3663 x 120 or email 


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USDA Nondiscrimination Statement | Food and Nutrition Service

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