6900 I-40, suite 100
This is a private, non-profit, therapeutic foster care agency contracting with state and local agencies to place foster children in Christian homes.
Buckner Children and Family Services
PO Box 5864
Buckner Family Place is a 17 unit apartment complex. The program provides safe, affordable housing to single parents and their children while the parents are enrolled in an educational or vocational program.
Catholic Family Services Low Income Housing
No application Fee. All utilities paid. Affordable housing program provides 53 rental units for low- income families. This program provides housing for people who may not be able to afford the high deposits and added utility costs of other apartments. CFS keeps the apartments highly maintained, deposits are minimal, and utilities are included.
City of Amarillo Assistance
509 East 7th
If a person wants to get HUD housing within the Amarillo city limits, they can call this number. Applications are taken the first Tuesday of each month. 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., assists with emergency repairs.
Low income housing/apartments
Amarillo Gardens: 1223 S. Roberts, 806-373-1074
Cross Timbers: 2401 N. Grand, 806-383-8222
Green Acres: 3118 W. 15th, 806-376-6013
Greentree Village: NE 24th and Fritch Highway, 806-381-8387
San Jacinto: 806-350-4605
Spring Terrace: 2600 S. Spring, 806-374-7522
Win-Lin Village: 5700 Wabash, 806-353-0354
All of the above require a picture ID and proof of income.
Rental Rehabilitation Program (City of Amarillo)
Provides financial assistance to property owners as an incentive to rehabilitate substandard rental units. The assistance offered is in the form of a no interest deferred payment loan which is forgiven at the end of a 5 or 10 year period.
Section 8 Rental Assistance (City of Amarillo)
Federally funded program to provide rental assistance to lower income families. Participants lease units from existing market, and the city pays a rent subsidy each month to the landlord on behalf of the family. There is a waiting year of approximately two years.
Shelter Plus Care (City of Amarillo)
Provides rental assistance and supportive services to homeless persons with a chronic mental illness.Participants lease units from existing market and pay approximately 30% of their monthly adjusted gross income as their share of the rent. Participants must comply with a treatment plan.
FIT Program (Families in Training)
This program is geared to defray costs in rent while families are enrolled in post-secondary education.
Habitat for Humanity
If a person qualifies, they can get a house for about $300 a month. There is no interest and no closing costs. People must be willing to volunteer 500 hours towards building another home for someone else. They require the last 2 years income tax returns, pay stubs, etc. Call for details.
Housing for Single Parent (with or without children)
Buckner Family Place
1615 S. Tyler
This place is for single parents who are working or going to school. A case manager will help parenst get signed up for programs necessary to be successful. Rent is required and HUD is accepted.
Sunshine Cottage ( Eveline Rivers)
This is a place that requires women to be attending school and working towards goals. Must be a 2 year or 4 year degree. This is for homeless, low or moderate income only.
1204 SW 18th Ave.
Amarillo, TX 79102
Provides homeless women and their children with shelter and support while guiding them towards a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. This is temporary housing.
Case Management services with individualized assistance:
The Salvation Army Social Services will operate on a walk-in, first-come/first-served basis. Clients will be seen without having to make appointments when they have all required documents.
Sunshine Cottages (Eveline Rivers)
Independent furnished apartments are available to single parents who have possession of their children and the parent is attending AC or WTAMU in a two year or four year program. All utilities are paid and laundry area is provided.