PUBLIC NOTICE

COUNTY OF HIDALGO

 COVID-19 ASSISTANCE FOR HIDALGO COUNTY COLONIAS

 

Hidalgo County, in partnership with the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) and Proyecto Azteca, is pleased to offer a one-time emergency assistance through the Emergency Assistance – Self-Help Center (E-SHC) Program for Hidalgo County colonia residents whose income has been significantly reduced as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions.   

 

Who is Eligible?

 

  • E-SHC funds are available to assist low-income colonia households whose income has been significantly reduced as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. 

  • Households eligible to receive E-SHC assistance must meet all of the following requirements as certified by the head of household during the application process:

    • Residence in an eligible colonia community (see link below for list of colonias);

https://www.hidalgocounty.us/DocumentCenter/View/3559/Colonia-List-Hidalgo-County?bidId=

 

What Can I Request?

 

  • Assistance with up to three months of the following expenses:

    • Mortgage expenses

    • Utility expenses

    • Assistance for Food and Other Needs

  • Maximum of $2,000 in grant funds per residential unit

  • Funds will be provided directly to service providers (mortgage lenders, utility services, etc).

 

How to Apply?

 

Proyecto Azteca will accept applications from colonia residents who download and complete application at:

P.O. Box 27

San Juan, TX 78589

  • For application assistance or questions, call (956) 702-3307.

                                                                                                                                    

Hidalgo County – Urban County Program

Patricio R. Avila, Director

1916 Tesoro Street

Pharr, Texas  78577

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