Social Services

Assistance in applying for state-funded social and health services, including SNAP, Medicaid, Children’s Medicaid and others.

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Through our Social Services Department, the Food Bank of the RGV educates, informs, refers to other services, guides and assists one- on- one with the SNAP) application process (formerly known as Food Stamps) along with any other assistance available through the Health and Human Services Commission.

Our Certified Case Assistance Navigators are available to assist our clients with;

  • SNAP
  • Medicaid for Adults and Children
  • CHIP
  • TANF
  • Healthy Texas Women’s Program 

Please take note that we do not have the authority to approve applications or conduct interviews, only assist with the application process.

Our Social Services Coordinators offer their services to Hidalgo, Cameron, and Willacy Areas. 

Our Social Services Coordinators provide these services during non-covid times through home visits, local public libraries, resource and community centers, to meet the needs of each client. BUT due to the current pandemic, our social services team is assisting with applications through the phone.

Get Help Accessing Your Benefits

For an appointment, Contact one of our team members for more information.  

Call Monday – Friday | 7am -3pm to schedule your on phone application or for more information.

Mia Guerra | 956-904-4526

Asia Amaya | 956-904-4538

Cynthia Zuniga, Social Services Coordinator | 956-904-4542 |

The Food Bank RGV is an equal opportunity provider.

Please contact our Social Services Department for more information on services or any questions: