Hidalgo County Community Service Agency

Hidalgo County Community Service Agency "Our mission is to improve the quality of life and promote self sufficiency of the low income and vulnerable households of Hidalgo County."

Operating as usual

Community Action Agencies, such as ours, equip low-income citizens with the tools and potential for becoming self-suffic...
05/28/2020

Community Action Agencies, such as ours, equip low-income citizens with the tools and potential for becoming self-sufficient.
Today we honor Sargent Shriver, who was a pioneer on leading the war on poverty by establishing local agencies throughout the country. #TBT #communityactionmonth #hccsa #hidalgocounty

Memorial Day is a day to celebrate and pay tribute to those heroes of yesterday and today. Today we are thankful for the...
05/25/2020

Memorial Day is a day to celebrate and pay tribute to those heroes of yesterday and today. Today we are thankful for their bravery and devotion to our beautiful country 🇺🇸 #memorialday2020 #usarmedforces #america #veterans #nationalheroes #remember #honor

In observance of Memorial Day, our office will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2020. Normal hours of operation will resume ...
05/22/2020

In observance of Memorial Day, our office will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2020. Normal hours of operation will resume on Tuesday, May 26th.

On May 18th, 1965, Head Start was created by the stroke of President Johnson’s pen. Since that ceremony in the White Hou...
05/18/2020

On May 18th, 1965, Head Start was created by the stroke of President Johnson’s pen. Since that ceremony in the White House’s Rose Garden, we have been celebrating Head Start’s impact on the lives of millions of children and families across the country.

The agency will not have phone or internet service beginning at 3:30pm today due to technical maintenance. Regular offic...
05/15/2020

The agency will not have phone or internet service beginning at 3:30pm today due to technical maintenance. Regular office procedures will resume on Monday 5/18/2020 at 8:00am. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Did you know that there are over 1,000 agencies like ours throughout the country? The nation’s Community Action Agencies...
05/12/2020

Did you know that there are over 1,000 agencies like ours throughout the country? The nation’s Community Action Agencies embody our nation’s spirit of hope, change people’s lives, and improve communities. When national, state and local leaders tap into these agencies’ experience, they can promote workable solutions that connect more families to opportunity – and make America a better place to live for everyone.

The Food Bank RGV will be having a one-day only Mass Drive-Thru Emergency Pantry Distribution at the Bert Ogden Arena to...
05/11/2020

The Food Bank RGV will be having a one-day only Mass Drive-Thru Emergency Pantry Distribution at the Bert Ogden Arena tomorrow, Tuesday, May 12 from 8am - 11am or until capacity is reached. All are welcome, from any city. Please take your ID and proof of address. First come, first serve. Please see flyer for full details.

Note: This distribution will replace this week's Drive- thru Emergency Pantry at the food bank for the general public only. There will not be a distribution for the general public at the Food Bank RGV this week. The distribution for Seniors 60 and older will take place as planned on Thursday from 9am - 11am or until capacity is reached at the Food Bank RGV.

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El Food Bank RGV tendrá una distribución de despensa de emergencia masiva de un día solo en la Arena de Bert Ogden mañana, martes 12 de mayo de 8am a 11am o hasta que se alcance la capacidad. Todos son bienvenidos, desde cualquier ciudad. Por favor lleve su identificación y comprobante de domicilio. Se le sirve en orden de llegada. Por favor vea el volante para más detalles.

Nota: Esta distribución reemplazará la despensa de emergencia Drive-thru de esta semana en el banco de alimentos solo para el público en general. No habrá una distribución para el público en general en el Food Bank RGV esta semana. La distribución para personas mayores de 60 años se realizará según lo previsto el jueves de 9 a.m. a 11 a.m. o hasta que se alcance la capacidad en el Food Bank RGV.

The Food Bank RGV will be having a one-day only Mass Drive-Thru Emergency Pantry Distribution at the Bert Ogden Arena tomorrow, Tuesday, May 12 from 8am - 11am or until capacity is reached. All are welcome, from any city. Please bring your ID and proof of address. First come, first serve. Please see flyer for full details.

Note: This distribution will replace this week's Drive- thru Emergency Pantry at the food bank for the general public only. There will not be a distribution for the general public at the Food Bank RGV this week. Our distribution for Seniors 60 and older will take place as planned on Thursday from 9am - 11am or until capacity is reached at the Food Bank RGV.

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El Food Bank RGV tendrá una distribución de despensa de emergencia masiva de un día solo en la Arena de Bert Ogden mañana, martes 12 de mayo de 8am a 11am o hasta que se alcance la capacidad. Todos son bienvenidos, desde cualquier ciudad. Por favor traiga su identificación y comprobante de domicilio. Se le sirve en orden de llegada. Por favor vea el volante para más detalles.

Nota: Esta distribución reemplazará la despensa de emergencia Drive-thru de esta semana en el banco de alimentos solo para el público en general. No habrá una distribución para el público en general en el Food Bank RGV esta semana. Nuestra distribución para personas mayores de 60 años se realizará según lo previsto el jueves de 9 a.m. a 11 a.m. o hasta que se alcance la capacidad en el Food Bank RGV.

Tune in at 5:30 & 6 pm for Facebook Live interviews with Executive Director, Jaime Longoria, as he provides an update on...
05/07/2020

Tune in at 5:30 & 6 pm for Facebook Live interviews with Executive Director, Jaime Longoria, as he provides an update on COVID-19 assistance. #hccsa #covid19 #facebooklive #hidalgocounty #caresact #community KFXV - Fox News South Texas Noticias48

Hidalgo County
05/06/2020

Hidalgo County

Richard Cortez, Hidalgo County Judge to seek funding to create grant program for COVID-19 economic recovery #WeTrustInYou #HidalgoCares

Beneficial information regarding our Agency’s model and it’s local response to COVID-19
04/30/2020
Coronavirus in the RGV: A conversation with Jaime Longoria

Beneficial information regarding our Agency’s model and it’s local response to COVID-19

EDINBURG, Texas – Jim Longoria, executive director of Hidalgo County Community Service Agency, and his team are, naturally enough, busier than ever. Their regular work, assisting the disadvantaged, continues. However, added to this, Longoria and his team are helping families new to poverty, those ...

A huge shoutout to Commissioner Eduardo " Eddie" Cantu employees for lending the us a hand with the enormous amount of a...
04/28/2020

A huge shoutout to Commissioner Eduardo " Eddie" Cantu employees for lending the us a hand with the enormous amount of application intakes we are receiving! A true show of support for one another in Hidalgo County. 🙌🗂📑☎️💻 #hccsa #hidalgocounty #teamwork #covid19 #edinburg #hidalgocountypct2 #countyemployees #caresact #inthistogether

We are currently accepting applications for COVID-19 assistance via email, fax and mail. In order to expedite your appli...
04/28/2020

We are currently accepting applications for COVID-19 assistance via email, fax and mail. In order to expedite your application please ensure that the following proof of economic impact DUE to the pandemic is attached. Any incomplete applications will not be processed until all required documentation is received. We appreciate your cooperation. #covid19 #hidalgocounty #csbg #government #edinburg #caresact #economicstimulusrelief

Hidalgo County
04/27/2020

Hidalgo County

Please continue taking preventative measures regarding COVID-19 and remember to:
• wash your hands
• avoid touching your face
• cover your coughs/sneezes
For HC COVID-19 updates please visit: https://www.hidalgocounty.us/2630/Coronavirus-Updates
#StayHome #SlowtheSpread #HidalgoCountyCares

💡Through the Agency’s LIHEAP program, energy assistance is also available to those households that qualify. Follow the s...
04/24/2020

💡Through the Agency’s LIHEAP program, energy assistance is also available to those households that qualify. Follow the steps to complete an application today.

Help is available for Hidalgo County households that have been economically impacted by COVID-19.  Please note that this...
04/23/2020

Help is available for Hidalgo County households that have been economically impacted by COVID-19. Please note that this assistance is for those whose income or job have been affected after March 13, 2020. #covid19 #hidalgocounty #pandemic #stimuluspackage #government #governmentagency

04/23/2020

Our website is back up and running. Our program assistance application is available to download on the website. You will also find instructions on how to submit the application and required documentation.
hidalgocsa.org

04/22/2020

The HCCSA website is currently down and we are working diligently to address the technical issues. We apologize for the inconvenience and will notify you when it is back up and running.

04/22/2020

Emergency food distribution happening TODAY until 4pm at Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley. They are located at 700 N. Virgen de San Juan Blvd in San Juan. A mask and photo is is required for pickup. 🥬🌽🥔🍞🧀🍗

Hidalgo County
04/15/2020

Hidalgo County

Grocery Shopping Safety tips 🍊🥬🍞🥑🍅 #wearafacecovering😷 #practicephysicaldistancing #HidalgoCountyCares🙏

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, our office is closed to the public. Listed are the various ways one can still apply for th...
04/13/2020

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, our office is closed to the public. Listed are the various ways one can still apply for the Utility Assistance program 💻🖨📬

Debido a la epidemia de COVID-19, nuestra oficina está cerrada al público. A continuación se enumeran las diversas formas en que uno todavia puede solicitar el programa de Asistencia de Servicios Públicos.

The 2020 Census is a very important indicator for the federal funding that our County receives. Funding which aims to im...
04/08/2020

The 2020 Census is a very important indicator for the federal funding that our County receives. Funding which aims to improve the quality of life of all Hidalgo County citizens.

Every year, billions of dollars in federal funding go to hospitals, fire departments, schools, roads, and other resources based on census data. Please use this opportunity to make sure we’re all accounted for and visit the link below! #2020Census

Hidalgo County Community Service Agency's cover photo
04/03/2020

Hidalgo County Community Service Agency's cover photo

➡️ This is very important information for small business owners who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 epide...
04/03/2020

➡️ This is very important information for small business owners who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 epidemic⬇️

🛑 Attention:
04/03/2020

🛑 Attention:

Attention: There will not be a distribution at the Pharr Events Center or the Food Bank RGV today. Please read for more information about our Emergency pantry hours and service:

http://www.foodbankrgv.com/get-food-assistance/

No hay distribución hoy en el Centro de Eventos de Pharr. Haga clic para obtener más información sobre nuestra operación de despensa de emergencia.

➡️ This is very important information for small business owners who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 epide...
04/03/2020

➡️ This is very important information for small business owners who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 epidemic

Fully forgivable loans to help small businesses and sole proprietors impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic that helps with payroll costs, interest on mortgages, rent and utilities are available under a federal program beginning today,Richard Cortez, Hidalgo County Judge said on Friday. #supportsmallbusiness #supportlocalbusiness
Visit www.coronavirus.gov and/or www.sba.gov for more information.

04/03/2020
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Looking for rental assistance help? Try @TDHCA’s Help for Texans webpage to search for local nonprofits, city or county resources available to those that may meet certain eligibility requirements.

04/01/2020
Hidalgo County 2020 Census

Census Day is here! Complete your Census today. It only takes a few minutes! 💻📞📨 #unitedwecount #unidoscontamos #2020census #hidalgocounty2020census

Today is #CensusDay! The Hidalgo County Commissioners Court invites you to participate.

Responses to the 2020 Census will shape how hundreds of billions in federal funding are distributed to local communities annually.

Let's shape our future. Complete the #2020Census today!
2020Census.gov

#UnitedWeCount #UnidosContamos

Hidalgo County
03/31/2020

Hidalgo County

Hidalgo County residents - we are all counting on YOU to stay home and save our lives. By staying at home, we are doing what needs to be done to help contain the virus. It's really that simple. Please share! #stayhome #socialdistancing #washyourhands

We encourage the public to adhere to this advice
03/31/2020

We encourage the public to adhere to this advice

Hidalgo County residents - we are all counting on YOU to stay home and save our lives. Medical professionals are urging residents to adhere to the Shelter-At-Home order. Everybody has a role to play - we must stay home to stop the spread. Please share! #stayhome #socialdistancing #washyourhands

Thank you @repbettymccollum for updating us on your incredible support of Community Action Agencies! Your effort in gett...
03/31/2020

Thank you @repbettymccollum for updating us on your incredible support of Community Action Agencies! Your effort in getting an additional 1 billion dollars funded to #CSBG will positively impact @hidalgocountytx families affected by #covid19. #CoronavirusEconomicRescueBill

Stay home and help Hidalgo County flatten the curve. Please share this useful information.
03/30/2020

Stay home and help Hidalgo County flatten the curve. Please share this useful information.

We are all counting on YOU to stay home and save our lives! This week is the most important week to continue following Shelter-At-Home orders. With more testing being done, we will be seeing more positive cases of COVID-19. Many people can be asymptomatic and not show any signs of illness but can be carriers and contagious. We owe it to our healthcare professionals, our frontline workers, to do our best to minimize exposure. Please click through to see answers to Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Shelter-At-Home order. Stay Home. Save Lives. Please share!

Address

2524 N Closner Blvd
Edinburg, TX
78541

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(956) 383-6240

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