Social Services Programs

Social Services Application Assistance at Coastal Bend Food Bank

The Coastal Bend Food Bank (CBFB) provides support to our neighbors in navigating various social service programs. Our dedicated team, including a Social Services Lead and Social Services Navigator, is here to assist you with applications and renewals for key benefits like SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), Medicaid, CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program), and Medicare Savings Program.

No Cost To Apply

How We Help

We offer assistance in multiple ways, allowing you to choose the method that’s most convenient for you:

  • In-Person Assistance: Visit our main location, walk-ins welcome,  or call to schedule an appointment near you within our eleven county service area.
  • Phone Support: Reach out to our Social Services Navigators for personalized assistance. Our experienced team is here to answer any questions you have about the application process, help you understand the required forms, and guide you through each step. Just give us a call, and we’ll ensure you get the support you need.
  • Online Request: Submit a request through our website, and one of our social services team members will contact you to provide further assistance.

Programs We Support

Our team can help you apply for and renew benefits for the following programs:

  • SNAP (Food Stamps) – Helps buy food for good health
  • TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) – Helps pay for food, housing, and clothing
  • Health Care – Helps cover medical bills and medicine
  • Healthy Texas Women – Helps pay for exams, screenings, and birth control
  • Medicare Savings Programs- Helps people pay Medicare costs
  • Long-Term Care Service – Help people with a long-lasting illness or disability

For any questions or to start the process, use the contact form below, and we’ll be in touch. We look forward to assisting you and making sure you have access to the resources you need.


Social Services Request Form

  • Choose the service you are inquiring about?
  • Please enter a number from 0 to 20.
    Enter the total family household members including yourself