Seniors » FIND HELP

This is a directory of programs and organizations that can help Brewster County residents with problems caused by the pandemic. Please email or call organizations for help, because many have closed offices as a safety precaution.

Use the links above or the drop-down category menu below to browse by the type of assistance needed. Or search the directory by keyword.

2-1-1 Texas Assistance Help Line

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Phone: 877-541-7905 Phone: 2-1-1 Website: 2-1-1 Nationwide Covid-19 Resources Website: 2-1-1 Texas

Call 211 for help finding social services and assistance programs, including state benefits for food, health, housing, and basic living expenses.

Brewster County Sheriff’s Office

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Location 201 W Ave E Alpine TX 79830 Phone: 432-837-3488 Website: Brewster County Sheriff

Law enforcement for Brewster County also offers utility assistance to seniors through Brown Santa Fund.

Food Pantry of Alpine

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Location 108 1/2 S. Neville Haynes Rd. Alpine TX 79830 Phone: 432-294-5053 Phone: 432-294-3050 Website: Food Pantry of Alpine Website: Food Pantry April Distribution Days on Facebook

Provides free monthly food and staples to any residents of northern Brewster County in need of food assistance. Also offers supplemental senior food box for anyone over age 60. Check website, Facebook, or call for dates of weekly food distribution.


Sunshine House

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Location 402 E Holland Avenue Alpine TX 79830 Phone: 432-837-5402

Provides Meals on Wheels and emergency food boxes to seniors in Alpine area.

TANF Cash Help

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Phone: 2-1-1 Website: TANF Cash Assistance

TANF helps families and grandparents raising children offers monthly or one-time cash assistance to pay for basic living needs.

Terlingua Fever Food Truck

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Phone: (915) 247-8784 Website: Terlingua Fever Food Truck

Terlingua food truck offering free meals to children, seniors, and unemployed. Delivery or curbside pick-up.

Terlingua Outreach Center of Family Crisis Center of the Big Bend

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Location Terlingua TX 79852 Phone: (432) 371-3147

Provides free food and other services in south Brewster County.

If you have an organization or program to add to this resource directory, please contact us.