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Community Action Agency
520 Reynolds 2nd Floor
Laredo, Texas 78041
Phone: 956-523-4182
Fax: 956-717-2257
Mon-Fri 8am - 5pm
Closed Weekends and Holidays
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Community Social Services

Program Manager: Adolfo Gutierrez

Overview: The Community Social Services (CSS) under Webb County Community Action Agency currently consists of 14 staff members. The program provides services to meet eligible households' immediate needs. Grants under the program are: Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP), Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), Rliant Care, TEMAP/ERA.

Community Social Service Office Locations

Fernando Salinas Community Center
520 Reynolds St. 2nd Floor Laredo, TX
(956) 523-4182

Lilia Perez Community Center
4420 Old Santa Maria Rd. Laredo, TX

Larga Vista Community Center
5401 Cisneros St. Laredo, TX
(956)523-5087 & (956) 523-5089

Rio Bravo Community Center
1600 Orquidia Ln Rio Bravo, TX
(956) 523-4863

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8am - 12pm & 1pm - 5pm

National Goals of the Community Action Agency
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs requires CSBG sub-recipients to address the national goals. Utilizing the National Performance Indicators, not only all goals are being addressed but additional Community Action activities may also be reported.

Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)

The purpose of CEAP is to assist low-income Households, particularly those with the lowest incomes, that pay high proportion of Household income for home energy, primarily in meeting their immediate home energy needs. The program requires priority be given to those with the highest home energy needs, meaning low income Households with high residential energy use, a high energy burden and/or the presence of a "vulnerable" individual in the Household, such as child age 5 and younger, disabled person, or an elderly individual. CEAP Services include: energy education, needs assessment, budget counseling (as it pertains to energy needs), utility payment assistance, repair of existing heating and cooling units, and crisis- related purchase of portable heating and cooling units.

You may submit an application here and a staff member will contact you for an application

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The Low Income Household Water Assistance Program is design to assist Low-Income individuals who have their water service disconnected or have a disconnection notice.
You may submit an application here in Spanish here, and a staff member will contact you for an application

Active Programs

1. Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) Assist low-income households, particularly those with the lowest incomes, that pay for home energy.
2. Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) Assist City of Laredo or Webb County residents with disconnection water service.
3. Case Management Program Transition out of Poverty (TOP) Provides skills training such as CDL training.


  Adolfo Gutierrez Maricela Benavides Yerline Nunez
  Program Manager Administrative Assistance Case Manager
  Sandra L Perez Toni L Guerra Rosa I Guajardo
  Case Worker Case Worker Case Worker
  Monica Carlee Guadalupe Botello Silvia Leal
  Case Worker Clerk Center Aide
Ignacio Gonzalez    
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