Neighbors helping neighbors.
If you are struggling with homelessness in downtown Corpus Christi, there are resources available to help you through an emergency and help get you back on your feet. The directory below lists various organizations located in the downtown area dedicated to helping families and individuals homeless or about to become homeless.
If you need referrals for food, clothing, and services other than what is listed below, please call 2-1-1, the 24-hour, 7-days-a-week Texas Health and Human Services Commission hotline committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need.
Coordinated Entry – One Stop Resource
This single point of entry to services eliminates run around between agencies and connects you to housing, services, counseling and assistance based on your unique strengths and needs.
Address: 513 Josephine Phone: (361) 884-9497
La Retama Library
Address: 805 Comanche St Phone: (361) 826-7055 Hours: Tuesday – Wednesday: 10:00am – 6:00pm; Thursday – Saturday: 9:00am – 6:00pm; Sunday – Monday: closed.
Teenage Runaway Hotline
Phone: 1-(800)-RUN-AWAY (786-2929)
Texas Runaway Hotline
Phone: (800) 989-6884
downtown need network
Our downtown area is blessed with excellent organizations dedicated to helping families and individuals that are experiencing homelessness. The downtown need network info card is designed to direct those in need to these channels so that they don’t have to resort to panhandling, which studies have shown to prolong homelessness over time. The info cards are available at downtown area businesses, and can be printed out at the link below.