DO I QUALIFY?

 

 Waxahachie CARE helps as many neighbors-in-need as we can using donations that are provided by our community. If you, or someone you know is in need of assistance, please verify that they meet the following criteria then stop by so they can "shop" in our pantry.

For utility assistance, you must call our office to schedule an appointment.

Food Pantry

If you are in need of food you must come in and fill out an application as requested by the USDA. We do request proof of residence, income, and information on all family members.

ALL INFORMATION MUST BE CURRENT, NOT BACK DATED, PRINTED AND READY FOR YOUR VISIT.

  • Meet TEXCAP Income Guidelines set by the State of Texas for over 60 years old to receive Commodities www.squaremeals.org

  • Meet TEFAP Income Guidelines www.fns.usda.gov

  • Be in need or have an emergency situation

  • Medical information if this is a cause for your current situation

  • Actively trying to get a job for those that are able

  • Unemployment information

  • Job loss information: letter from previous employer stating you are no longer working

  • Photo ID or driver's license, with current address

  • 2 forms that show proof of current residence. Bring any 2 of the following:

  •    Lease/rental agreement

  •    Tax record

  •    Auto insurance card

  • Proof of income for EVERYONE in the household

  •    1 month of check stubs

  •    Social Security letter (SSI, SSDI)

  •    Retirement

  •    Pension

  •    VA Benefit

  • SNAP approval or denial

  • Tax Return for anyone 59 years old and younger

  • Child Support Income

  • Names and dates of birth of all in the household

Utilities Assistance

APPOINTMENT REQUIRED: Call 972.923.2273
The average wait time is 2 to 4 weeks.
Please review the above and click the button see more details about this assistance on the HOW CAN I GET HELP PAGE.
Contact Us

 Mail to: PO Box 371

Waxahachie, TX 75168

Location: 1208 Ferris Avenue

Waxahachie, TX

​Telephone : 972-923-2273

Fax :972-937-8740
Email : waxahachiecare@sbcglobal.ne t

When We're Open

Monday-Thursday 9-2

Closed for lunch 11:30 - 12:30

 

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Closed

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This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Read the full USDA statement .