CEAP Utility Assistance

Address: 1309 West 8th, Amarillo, Tx

Phone: (855) 459-3716

Times of Operation: Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

How to Set Up an Appointment: Call by phone.

Qualifications: Services cannot be already disconnected. 

Services Offered: Gas or Electric Up to 3 Months Per Year.

 

Central Church of Christ

Address: 1401 S Madison St, Amarillo, TX 79101

Phone: (806) 3737-4389

Times of Operation:

  • Food, Toiletries, and Cleaning Supplies: Thursdays from 9:00 - 11:00 am.

  • Utility Assistance and Gas Cards: Sundays from 9:00 - 11:00 am.

How to Set Up an Appointment: No appointment needed.

Qualifications: Depends on the program.

Services Offered:

  • Utility Assistance

    • Utility bill required.

    • Max given is $50.

  • Gas Cards

    • ID required.

  • Food and Toiletries

    • Only offered on the first and third Thursdays of the month.

  • Cleaning Supplies

    • Only offered on the first Thursday of the month.

Panhandle Community Services

Address: 1309 SW 8th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79101

Phone: (806) 372-2531

Times of Operation: N/A

How to Set Up an Appointment: Apply ONLINE.

Qualifications: Depends on the program. Qualifications for each program are available HERE.

Services Offered:

  • COVID-19 Support Program

  • Family Development Program: This is not an emergency or short-term program, but a structured family planning process of multiple services designed to get the family out of poverty.

  • Housing Choice Voucher Program: Panhandle Community Services provides safe, affordable and quality housing opportunities to low-income families trying to pull themselves out of poverty.

  • Panhandle Transportation Program: Panhandle Transit provides transportation to non-urban areas across the Texas Panhandle for access to employment, education, shopping, recreation, health care, and social services. The curb-to-curb, demand/response service allows us to pick-up and/or drop-off passengers based on their needs.

  • Utility Assistance: The Utility Assistance Program is designed to prevent utility disconnects and stabilize utility costs for low-income households. ​

  • Veteran’s Assistance: The purpose of this program is to provide funds to meet the critical needs of homeowners including weatherization, home updates for the disabled, making the home accessible and repairs to make the house livable.

    • Types of energy conservation measures may include weather stripping, attic, and wall insulation, minor repairs to HVAC systems if under the approved dollar amount, caulking, and weather stripping.

    • Minor repair projects cover activities including minor window or door repair, water heater wraps, refrigerator repair or replacement, smoke detector installation, C.O. detector installation and led light bulbs.

    • Upgrades may include electrical upgrades, roof repair or replacement, modification and repairs to walkways or ramps, modifications to make bathrooms handicap accessible including shower enlargements, making the home wheelchair accessible, and installing compliant toilets or handrails as needed. PCS will adapt a plan according to the specific needs of each household.

  • Weatherization: Research indicates that small repairs on a home can greatly reduce its overall energy cost. The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) can help eligible families reduce energy consumption, heating, and cooling costs.

Salvation Army

Address: 400 S. Harrison St.

Phone: (806) 373-6631

Times of Operation: 4:30-7:00 pm

How to Set Up an Appointment: Call by the phone.

Qualifications:

  • Must have no history of violence.

  • Must have a valid I.D.

Services Offered:

  • Shelter

  • Clothing

  • Food (breakfast and dinner only)

  • Utility assistance is offered if funds are available.

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