The Nueces County Department of Social Services employs eleven social workers and eight administrative
staff. All of our social workers are licensed by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners. These
workers are active in the community, networking and advocating for the indigent population of Nueces
County. Direct client services include financial assistance with rent, utilities, food, transportation
and indigent burials or cremations. Applicants must meet agency criteria and income eligibility.
Nueces County Department of Social Services serves the community by providing emergency financial
assistance through professional social work services. It is our mission to impact the lives of people
living in poverty and experiencing a crisis.
Applications may be submitted in person or by fax. Applications are available at the link on this page
or in our offices. Please complete the form and return it to the appropriate office for screening and
For clients in the Corpus Chrisit area, the office is located in the Nueces County Courthouse at 901 Leopard Street, Room 302.
For clients in the 78410 zip code and all rural outlying areas, the office is located at 103 North Sixth Street in Robstown.
For additional assistance with SNAP benefits, TANF, work registration, rent, utilities, or
food please call 2-1-1 or visit www.211texas.org/cms/
Coastal Bend Community Foundation
Veterans Assistance Grant Program
Veterans Grant Brochure
This program was made possible by a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans
Assistance Program. The Fund for Veterans Assistance provides grants to organizations serving
veterans and their families.