Galveston College Accessibility Services

 

FOOD

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In partnership with the Galveston County Food Bank and Catholic Charities Beacon of Hope Center, Galveston College will distribute perishable and non-perishable food items to currently enrolled students. Food items will be picked up and distributed by Galveston College at the student designated location (Main Campus or the Applied Technology Center). 

Next Distribution - Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - 11:00 a.m at the Applied Technology Center and 12:00pm at the Main Campus Hermes Building  Room 202. Deadline to apply is Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.

  1. The program is open to all students enrolled in at least 1 credit hour. 
  2. If you selected GC Applied Technology Center as your pick-up location, please go to the covered open breezeway near the garage door on the distribution date(s) selected.
  3. If you selected GC Main campus as your pick-up location, please go to Hermes-202 (2nd Floor) lobby area on the distribution date(s) selected.
  4. All students must apply to receive food items. 

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Meals on Wheels
 

2803 53rd St

Galveston, TX 77551

Office: (409) 744-2668

Email: galvestonislandmealsonwheels@gmail.com

Website: gimow.org

​Services Offered - Deliver nutritious meals to Island residents who are homebound and cannot prepare their own meals due to illness, disability or age. 

St. Vincent's House

​​2817 Alfreda Houston Pl

Galveston, TX 77550

Office: (409) 763-8521 

Email:  frontoffice@stvhope.org

Website: stvhope.org

Services Offered - Food Pantry and Snack Packs, Homebound Grocery Delivery, Homeless Prevention & Emergency Assistance Program, Transportation, Clinics, Family Service Center Counseling, Dental Extraction Saturday Clinic

The Salvation Army 

601 51st St

Galveston, TX 77551

Office: (409) 763-1691

Website: salvationarmytexas.org

Services Offered - Grocery Assistance, Daily Community Meal, Emergency Shelter, Family Shelter, Transitional Shelter, Case Management

Catholic Charities
 

​​4700 Broadway, Suite F-103

Galveston, TX 77551

Office: (409) 762-2064

24-hr Hotline: (866) 649-5862

Website: catholiccharities.org

Services Offered - Food Distributions, Counseling and Behavioral Health Clinic , Family Assistance, Interantional Foster Care, Pregnancy and Parenting Services, School Counseling Services, Senior Services, Housing Referrals for Rental Assistance , Immigration Legal Assistance, Refugee Services , Women Veterans Program, Disaster Recovery

CHRISTUS Our Daily Bread
 

2420 Winnie

Galveston, TX 77550

Office: (409) 765-6971

Website: christusfoundation.org

Services Offered - Nutritious Meals, Clean Clothing, Personal Hygiene Products,  Structured Recovery Program

Galveston City Clinic 

Island Community Center

4700 Broadway, Suite F-102

Galveston, TX 77551

Office: (409) 763-7207

Website: www.gchd.org

Services Offered -  Provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

24/7 Breastfeeding Support: (409) 392- 7120

Texas Health and Human Services (HHSC)

PO Box 149024

Austin, TX 78714-9024

Office: Call 2-1-1 or 1-877-541-7905, after you pick a language, press 2.

Website: yourtexasbenefits.com

Services Offered - SNAP Food Benefits, TANF Cash Help, Health Care, Healthy Texas Women, Medicare Savicngs Plan, Long-term Care Services 

Galveston County Food Bank

624 4th Ave N.

Texas City, TX 77590

Office: (409) 945-4232

Website: galvestoncountyfoodbank.org

Services Offered - Mobile and Pantry Food Distributions, Nutritional Education, Application Assistance for Social Services