Mission Statement

Nueces County Department of Social Services serves low-income residents of Nueces County by providing emergency financial assistance to meet basic human needs through professional social work services. It is our mission to create a stronger community by helping our clients achieve self -sufficiency.

Application Information

Applications may be submitted in person, by fax, phone or email. 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 appointment information.

Office Locations

For clients in the Corpus Christi area, the office is located in the RTA Staples Street Center at 602 N. Staples, Suite 180 Corpus Christi, TX 78401

For clients in the 78410 zip code and all rural outlying areas, the office is located at 103 North Sixth Street in Robstown.


2-1-1For additional assistance with SNAP benefits, TANF, work registration, rent, utilities, or food please call 2-1-1 or visit


Supporting Agencies

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TXU Energy

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.