Community Resources

As a service to McLennan County residents, we provide the link below to a list of potential emergency resources such as food banks, transportation assistance, and more.

Simply enter your zip code, then choose the type of resource or program you are interested in.

Local Resource Map

Please click on the image to view a map of resources in the greater Waco area. This map is courtesy of Grassroots Community Development, and resides on the Waco Working Together website.

Rental Assistance

In partnership with the EOAC and the City of Waco, a new Rental Assistance Program provides assistance with rent and mortgage payments to help families who have been affected by COVID-19, due to job loss and reduction in income.

To avoid an eviction and foreclosure, the program assists the families with up to three months of payments not to exceed $2,400.

The EOAC is  taking applications by appointments only.
Citizens may schedule appointments by visiting the EOAC website.

Other Local Resources

Childcare Resources

Frontline Child Care helps frontline Texas workers find childcare options. This website is an initiative of Governor Greg Abbott in coordination with many state agencies.

Find local options and see if you qualify for financial assistance.

Frontline Child Care

More childcare resources here

A number of Waco-McLennan County childcare agencies are providing emergency care for first responders, healthcare professionals, construction workers, grocery associates and other essential community employees.

Spaces are available for children 6 weeks to 12 years old, and payment assistance may be available, even if you previously did not qualify. For more information about available childcare and payment assistance, visit

Mental Health Resources

From Texas Health & Human Services

Please call the COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line If you or someone you know is feeling overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Help is available. Speak with a mental health professional for help dealing with anxiety, depression, stress, grief or worry 24/7.

 Toll-free at: 833-986-1919

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