Restoring Hope Financial Assistance


Assistance is available for people who are experiencing an emergency situation or crisis including loss of a job, reduced work hours, a health crisis, car repairs, or loss of services.  We assist with budget counseling, food, rental or mortgage assistance, and disconnect notices for utilities.

You must show proof of need: eviction notice, late notice, or disconnection notice.  We assist clients living in the following zip codes: 77379, 77388, 77068, 77069, 77090 (North of 1960 and West of I45), and 77375 (if in the KISD).

Appointments are scheduled with clients to better assist them in their time of need.  Our goal is to assist people as they use their gifts and talents to get back to financial independence.

If you need assistance please email Scheduling an appointment does not guarantee the qualifications for assistance.


Here are all the things needed for an appointment to apply for the application:

  • Driver’s license, birth certificate, passport, or Texas ID
  • Proof of income including check stubs (at least one month), unemployment, SSI, SSID, unemployment, child support
  • All award letters such as: SNAP, TANF, Medicaid, Social Security, HUD/Section 8, SSI/SSD for all members of the household, and VA benefits
  • Current bank statements showing direct deposits for awards and paycheck stubs are acceptable.
  • Current lease agreement or mortgage statement
  • Current utility bill or disconnection notice (we need to see when the last the client made a payment)

Must be at residence for 4 months to receive rental assistance.

  • Proof of Financial Hardship such as: Documents to indicate any substantial unexpected expenses or changes in pay/employment (such as medical bills, accident report, or paperwork indicating loss of job or reduced hours and pay, police reports of Domestic Violence, increase in bill usage, etc.)
  • If a person has already been issued a court order date for eviction, we can NOT assist them.
  • We can NOT assist clients that has a disconnect notice unless the client has already setup a payment arrangement with the light company.
  • Starting January 2024 clients will only be allowed to receive assistance 1 time a year.