Economic and Community Development

Frequently Asked Questions for the Bexar County Community Resource Department

Will I have my utility services disconnected?

No, at this time CPS Energy is not disconnecting service until further notice. For more information please view CPS Energy’s Customer Assistance Program page at www.cpsenergy.com/assistance

San Antonio Water System has also temporarily suspended service cut-offs. Disconnections for non-payment have been halted to ensure all residents have water service during this emergency for hand washing and household cleaning. For more information, please visit www.saws.org

How can I request an application for utility assistance?

You can request an application for utility assistance by emailing clientservices@bexar.org, or by phone at 210-335-3666 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Please note, this is for CPS Energy assistance only.

How can I submit an application for utility assistance once I receive it?

All applications can be mailed to:

Community Resources Department,
233 N. Pecos, Suite 590, San Antonio, TX 78207

or email us at clientservices@bexar.org

How can I check the status of my application?

To check the status of your application please call us at after 12:00 p.m., or email us at clientservices@bexar.org

How will I be notified if I qualify for assistance?

A Notice of Eligibility or Notice of Denial will be mailed to your residential address.

I own a small business, where can I apply for a Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loans?

Please visit www.sba.gov/disaster to contact their offices directly.

How do I apply with the LiftFund for loans for my small business?

Please visit www.liftfund.com or call 1-888-215-2373 to apply.

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Our mission and vision: 

Our mission is to grow our economy and strengthen our community. We envision Bexar County with thriving residents, a growing inclusive economy, diverse and attainable quality housing, and vibrant, healthy communities. We strengthen quality of life within Bexar County by growing the economy through developing our workforce, fostering local business partnerships, and capitalizing on investment opportunities that strengthen the economy.

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Community Development


We improve infrastructure, provide public services, build affordable housing and rehabilitate existing housing with funding from the Federal Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD).

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Economic Development


We recruit and partner with business organizations to develop local workforce and capitalize on investment opportunities that strengthen the community.

Community Resources

Community Resources


We provide financial assistance to eligible county residents for electric and natural gas bills. We also provide Pauper Burial assistance.

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