ESG-CV Information

HOMELESS ASSISTANCE EMERGENCY

SOLUTIONS GRANT (ESG)

Emergency Solutions Grant Funds

 

The Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG) is authorized by the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987 as amended (42 U.S.C. Sec. 11371 et seq.). The City of Laredo, Community Development Department is the administering agency for this program. Funds are made available on an annual basis to local homeless service providers based on a demonstrated need. Emergency Solutions Grant funds may be used for operations and maintenance of a homeless shelter, homelessness prevention, rapid re-housing assistance, essential services and street outreach activities in connection with emergency shelters for the homeless.

 

It is a priority of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the City of Laredo to work under a “Continuum of Care” approach to homelessness to assist homeless individuals and families to obtain a decent living environment.

 

CURRENT ESG RECIPIENTS:

Bethany House provides homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing assistance in the form of rent and utility payments and/or emergency shelter Tel. (956) 722-4152.

 

Casa de Misericordia offers battered women the chance to reclaim their lives through comprehensive, holistic services and consistent long-term support. Casa de Misericordia provides secure, temporary residential services to victims of domestic violence. The shelter can house up to five families. We provide a safe place where victims of domestic violence can be oriented, educated on domestic violence and where emotional support is provided. Casa de Misericordia also links victims to appropriate agencies based on their needs and goals.

 

Holding Institute, Inc. - Community Center reach people at their point of need providing access to resources, direct service, and

a measure of individual success. Tel. (956) 718-2070

 

If you think you are a victim of domestic violence, please call:

(956) 712-9591

1-877-SU-CASA-2

 

OTHER NETWORK ORGANIZATIONS:

-  Serving Children & Adults in Need (SCAN)

-  The Salvation Army

-  Catholic Charities

-  Border Region

-  Endeavors

 

STAFF (956) 795-2675

Alejandra Sauceda

Administrative Assistant II

(956) 795-5714

asauceda@ci.laredo.tx.us

CONTACT US

City of Laredo

Community Development Department

1301 Farragut St. - Transit Center

3rd Floor, East Wing

P. O. Box # 1276

Laredo, Texas

Phone:  (956) 795-2675

Fax:  (956) 795-2689

cdcomments@ci.laredo.tx.us

CITY OF LAREDO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

1301 Farragut St. - Transit Center
3rd Floor, East Wing   |   P. O. Box 1276

Laredo, Texas 78040

956-795-2675