Bair Foundation
6900 I-40, suite 100
355-3882
This is a private, non-profit, therapeutic foster care agency contracting with state and local agencies to place foster children in Christian homes.

Buckner Children and Family Services
PO Box 5864
352-3900
Buckner Family Place is a 17 unit apartment complex. The program provides safe, affordable housing to single parents and their children while the parents are enrolled in an educational or vocational program.


Catholic Family Services Low Income Housing
806-350-4605     No application Fee    All utilities paid
Affordable housing program provides 53 rental units for low- income families. This program provides housing for people who may not be able to afford the high deposits and added utility costs of other apartments. CFS keeps the apartments highly maintained, deposits are minimal, and utilities are included.

City of Amarillo Assistance

HUD Housing
509 East 7th    378-3098
If a person wants to get HUD housing within the Amarillo city limits, they can call this number.  Applications are taken the first Tuesday of each month.  8am- 4pm, assists with emergency repairs.

Low income housing/apartments
Amarillo Gardens:     1223 S. Roberts    373-1074
Cross Timbers:          2401 N. Grand      383-8222
Green Acres:             3118 W. 15th        376-6013
Greentree Village:      NE 24th and Fritch Highway        381-8387
San Jacinto:               350-4605
Spring Terrace:          2600 S. Spring       374-7522
Win-Lin Village:         5700 Wabash        353-0354
All of the above require a picture ID and proof of income.

Rental Rehabilitation Program (City of Amarillo)
378-9319
Provides financial assistance to property owners as an incentive to rehabilitate substandard rental units. The assistance offered is in the form of a no interest deferred payment loan which is forgiven at the end of a 5 or 10 year period.

Section 8 Rental Assistance (City of Amarillo)
378-3098
Federally funded program to provide rental assistance to lower income families. Participants lease units from existing market, and the city pays a rent subsidy each month to the landlord on behalf of the family. There is a waiting year of approximately two years.

Shelter Plus Care (City of Amarillo)
378-3098
Provides rental assistance and supportive services to homeless persons with a chronic mental illness.Participants lease units from existing market and pay approximately 30% of their  monthly adjusted gross income as their share of the rent. Participants must comply with a treatment plan.

FIT Program  (Families in Training)
372-2531
This program is geared to defray costs in rent while families are enrolled in post-secondary education.

Habitat for Humanity
2700 Wilson      383-3456 
If a person qualifies, they can get a house for about $300 a month. There is no interest and no closing costs. People must be willing to volunteer 500 hours towards building another home for someone else.  They require the last 2 years income tax returns, pay stubs, etc.  Call for details.

Housing for Single Parent (with or without children)
  1. Buckner Family Place:    1615 S. Tyler    373-3422
This place is for single parents who are working or going to school. A case manager will help parenst get signed up for programs necessary to be successful. Rent is required and HUD is accepted.

     2.   Sunshine Cottage:  ( Eveline Rivers)

This is a place that requires women to be attending school and working towards goals. Must be a 2 year or 4 year degree. This is for homeless, low or moderate income only.


Martha's Home

Martha's Home
1204 SW 18th Ave.
Amarillo, TX 79102
Phone: 806-372-4035
Email: info@marthashome.org

To provide homeless women and their children with shelter and support while guiding them towards a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. This is temporary housing.

Case Management services with individualized assistance;
  • GED tutoring and access to academic programs at Amarillo College, WTAMU;
  • Assistance with scholarship opportunities and grant applications;
  • Vocational training and job placement through the Panhandle Workforce Solutions;
  • Life skills training where women learn budgeting, job interviewing skills, stress management, and conflict resolution;
    • Legal matters through Legal Aid of Northwest Texas;
    • Medical problems and completing medical forms;
    • Childcare through local and government funded programs;
    • Parenting classes taught at Family Support Services;
    • Spiritual support and regularly scheduled Bible study;
    • Mentoring by former Martha’s Home clients;
    • Establishment of permanent housing through City of Amarillo Rental Assistance, Shelter Plus Care, etc.

    Salvation Army
    806-373-6631
    The Salvation Army Social Services will operate on a walk-in, first-come/first-served basis. Clients will be seen without having to make appointments when they have all required documents.

    Sunshine Cottages (Eveline Rivers)
    6104 Gainsborough
    355-3572
    Independent furnished apartments are available to single parents who have possession of their children and the parent is attending AC or WTAMU in a two year or four year program. All utilities are paid and laundry area is provided.
  • Independent furnished apartments are available to single parents who have possession of their children and the parent is attending AC or WTAMU in a two year or four year program. All utilities are paid and laundry area is provided.

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