Bishop Enrique San Pedro Ozanam Center Inc © 2013

Los Vecinos Coalition for the HOmeless:

Shelter Services

Ozanam Center is an active member of Los Vecinos Coalition for the Homeless, The Rio Grande Valley Homeless Coalition (RGVC) and Texas Homeless Network. Services for the

homless are coordinated through strong collaborations with other coalition partners; Brownsville Adult Literacy Council - Provide onsite ESL and Adult Basic Education classes. Tip of Texas Family Outreach - Outreach & Parenting classes. Good Neighbor Settlement House - Soup and Kitchen facility, Homelessness prevention funds. Friendship of Women - Family Violence and Sexual Assault. In addition we also work closely with other City, Country, Public and Private Agencies. The Los Vecinos Homeless Coalition meets quarterly or as needed to discuss and coordinate services for the homeless.

Food Pantry (twice monthly) to needy families living within our catchment areas (5 mile radius)

After School Tutoring

Community Garden

Transitional Housing (2 Years)

Centro de Trabajadores Fuerza Del Valle

Homeless Prevention & Rapid Re-Housing Program (Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act)

Short and Long rent assistance

Emergency Shelter Grant Program - Deposit Utility & Short Term Rent

The Shelter also serves as an emergency shelter during hurricane and the cold weather season.