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City of Tyler Neighborhood Services

Government
Affordable and Low Income Housing

City of Tyler Neighborhood Services Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV)- The Housing Choice Voucher Program provides housing assistance for eligible low income families allowing them to live in decent, safe and sanitary housing. In order to participate in the HCV Program you will have to submit an application to be placed on a waiting list. Our waiting list is currently closed. Eligibility criteria must be within the income guidelines. Must pass a background check. Must have original copies of a valid state-issued identification card/Driver's Licence, Birth Certificate and Social Security Card.

Monday - Friday
Housing & Shelter

Habitat for Humanity of Smith County

Nonprofit
Affordable and Low Income Housing

Habitat for Humanity of Smith County provides an opportunity for home ownership. More information can be found at www.smithcountyhabitat.org, including an application. HFHSC has 0% interest loans available for those who qualify. Equal Housing Opportunity in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law.

Monday - Friday
Housing & Shelter

Hiway 80 Rescue Mission

Nonprofit
Day Services

Hiway 80 Rescue Mission, Gateway to Hope is a day resource center for the homeless in Tyler, TX. Where guests can access showers, laundry, haircuts, phone, mail and computers for those in need. At different times we have classes and tutors who help with resume writing, job searches, and other basic computer help as needed (call for hours). This an intake location to access Hiway 80 Rescue Mission Men's Shelter, Women & Family Shelter and the New Creations Discipleship Recovery Program. We also offer a medical clinic for the homeless.

Monday - Friday
Housing & Shelter

Tree of Promise

Home Repair & Accessibility

Community Powered Renewal - This project is a joint effort between Tree of Promise, the city of Rusk, area churches and businesses to help struggling residents make minor but necessary home repairs. By mobilizing a community of volunteers we aim to strengthen and give hope to our community, one family at a time! This program is for homeowners within the city of Rusk and outlying areas within the boundaries of Rusk ISD

Thursday & Friday
Housing & Shelter

Habitat for Humanity of Smith County

Nonprofit
Home Repair & Accessibility

Habitat provides critical repairs for current homeowners who qualify for this program. Veterans, senior citizens and disabled are among those served upon meeting guidelines for the program. The residence must be owned (not rented) and cannot be a mobile home due to program restrictions. Application can be made at 822 W. Front Street, Tyler.

Monday - Friday
Housing & Shelter

PATH

Nonprofit
Rent & Mortgage Assistance

PATH helps with rent for families and individuals that have been issued an eviction notice. As funding allows, we can help with one month of rent every 2 years; we cannot pay back rent. You must have had an unexpected situation occur that caused you to not be able to pay your rent but confidence that you can pay it on your own next month. This service is by appointment only. Please call 903-597-4044 as soon as you receive an eviction notice. We answer calls in the order they are received; assistance is limited and there is always more need than we have the ability to help. You have to bring your eviction notice, income documentation, and ID. rent, rent assistance, rental assistance

Monday-Thursday
Housing & Shelter

St. Philip's Episcopal Church

Rent & Mortgage Assistance

Provide rent & mortgage assistance, as funds are available, for late/past-due rent & mortgage payments.

Monday - Thursday
Housing & Shelter

East Texas Cares Resource Center

Rent & Mortgage Assistance

This program is provided through federal funding to assist clients, who may qualify, in paying for long-term and short-term rental/mortgage, and utility assistance. Qualifications: 1. Must have an HIV Positive status 2. Recent financial emergency (Lost job, laid off, hours cut, recent discharge from hospital etc.) 3. NOT receiving housing assistance from another agency

Mon - Thur (Pantry only). All other services must call.
Housing & Shelter

PATH

Nonprofit
Rent & Mortgage Assistance

COVID19 Rent / Utility Assistance PATH has funds to prevent homelessness for families who have had a financial hardship due to the pandemic. If you owe back rent, current rent, back utilities, current utilities and have a documented hardship from COVID, please go to our website and complete our screening tool. This funding is limited to Smith County residents only who were financially impacted by COVID. rent, rental assistance, rent assistance

Monday-Thursday
Housing & Shelter

PATH

Nonprofit
Rent & Mortgage Assistance

COVID-19 Emergency Rental & Utility Assistance Program. - If you live in Smith County - Are 18 or older - Have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19 - Have a late rent or utility notice and/or have a eviction or disconnect notice Go to www.pathhelps.org and click on the Smith County logo to pre-qualify and have your name added to the contact list. An ERAP agent will be contacting you in the next 2-3 weeks. In the meantime, if you pre-qualify make sure you utility company and landlord know that you have made application for COVID-19 Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance.

Monday-Thursday
Housing & Shelter

Hiway 80 Rescue Mission

Nonprofit
Shelter

Hiway 80 Rescue Mission, Gateway to Hope is a day resource center for the homeless in Tyler, TX. Where guests can access showers, laundry, haircuts, phone, mail and computers for those in need. At different times we have classes and tutors who help with resume writing, job searches, and other basic computer help as needed (call for hours). This an intake location to access Hiway 80 Rescue Mission Men's Shelter, Women & Family Shelter and the New Creations Discipleship Recovery Program. We also offer a medical clinic for the homeless.

Monday - Friday
Housing & Shelter

The Salvation Army

Nonprofit
Shelter

Emergency shelter for those experiencing homelessness. Single men, women and families are welcomed. Unaccompanied youth must be 18 years of age. State Picture ID is required. We address the needs of the homeless through individual case management. We provide a variety of services in order to meet their basic needs such as food, shelter, clothing while providing avenues for permanent situational improvement. Please call for additional information 903-592-4361

Sun-Sat
Housing & Shelter

East Texas Crisis Center

Nonprofit
Shelter

Emergency Shelter Provides emergency safety for victims of family violence, sexual assault, or any other violent crime. Developing a safety plan and setting goals for their future Provides counseling to begin the healing process and decide about returning home safely or establishing independent living arrangements.

M-F
Housing & Shelter

City of Tyler Neighborhood Services

Government
Supportive Housing

Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)-The City of Tyler has a partnership with Veteran Affairs (VA) to provide housing to homeless veterans. The veteran will contact John Smith at the VA to be screened. If the veteran is eligible for the VASH program they will be referred to a VASH caseworker at the VA. When a voucher becomes available the veteran will be referred to Neighborhood Services. Eligibility Criteria Must be within the income guidelines. Must pass a background check. Must have original copies of a valid state-issued identification card/Driver's Licence, Birth Certificate, DD 214 and Social Security Card.

Monday - Friday
Housing & Shelter

PATH

Nonprofit
Transitional Housing

PATH operates a Transitional Housing Program that couples affordable housing with case management for a period of 18-24 months. We own 52 rental properties and maintain a waiting list that prioritizes vulnerability based on where you currently live. Please give Nikki Pennington a call at 903-617-2826 to set up an appointment if you would like to get on our waiting list. house

Monday-Thursday
Housing & Shelter