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SAMM Homeless Programs


When a family or individual enters SAMMinistries, their needs are assessed to find a program that matches their circumstance.

Homeless Prevention Services

SAMMinistries' Homeless Prevention Services provide rental assistance, utility assistance and supportive services to enable individuals and families who are in imminent danger of eviction, or are currently homeless.

SAMM Rapid Re-Housing

The Rapid Re-Housing program reduces the amount of time a family experiences homelessness and rapidly re-houses families into permanent, affordable homes. Financial assistance is provided for up to 3 months along with 12 months of case management.

SAMM Emergency Services

SAMM collects donations of items to help assist families that are in our care, as well as residents who are transitioning to permanent housing.

SAMM Transitional Housing

SAMM offers families transitional housing through individual homes in San Antonio, as well as our Transitional Living and Learning Center. The TLLC is a residential facility for up to 40 homeless families who show a commitment to gaining self-sufficiency

Permanent Supportive Housing

Permanent Supportive Housing Program assists disabled heads of households transition from homelessness to permanent housing, and empowers them to live as independently as possible.

SAMM Homeless Set Aside Vouchers

SAMM, in coordination with the San Antonio Housing Authority, helps families eligible for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, which offers the opportunity for low-income families to choose affordable rental housing, outside areas of high poverty concentration.

Supportive Services

At SAMMinistries it is important that we serve our clients and the community holistically. To do this, we offer supportive services to all program participants to support them spiritually, mentally and physically. Services Include:

  • Spiritual Services
  • Educational Assistance
  • Employment Development
  • Street2Feet


Furniture for a cause was founded in 2004 as an additional source of revenue for SAMMINISTRIES , a non-profit agency that serves homeless individuals and families in SOUTH texas, our store and website offers both new and gently used items for the home to the general public at reasonable prices, 100% of our net proceeds are donated back to SAMMINISTRIES