Community Services


We are unable to accept applications for rental assistance under CSBG at this time. All funding has been spent for this round. If you have submitted your application, you will be contacted with the status within 30 days.

If we receive more funding, we will post an announcement to our website and Facebook page.


We are still accepting applications under the City of Waco Rental/Mortgage Assistance program. You must be a City of Waco resident with a past due notice to qualify. To learn more about the program, click here


As announced by Texas governor Greg Abbott, and by the United States Federal Government, the CARES Act will provide funding to assist families during the COVID-19 Crisis. EOAC is the recipient of CSBG funds for McLennan, Freestone, Limestone, Hill, Bosque, and Falls counties. If you need assistance due to the loss of employment (or reduction of employment) during COVID-19, please view the guidelines below. EOAC can assist with rent and mortgage payments under certain circumstances; if the client is facing the threat of eviction or homelessness. 

Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) provides a range of services to assist low-income individuals in attaining the skills, knowledge, and motivation necessary to achieve self-sufficiency. During the transition out of poverty program EOAC able to assist clients with needs; such as transportation, education, employment, financial literacy, job skills, computer literacy, youth programs, emergency needs, and other barriers as an ongoing effort to create lasting change in their lives. 


CARES Act Income Limits for CSBG

Persons in Family/Household 100% of Federal Poverty Guidelines 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
1 $12,490 $24,980
2 $16,910 $33,820
3 $21,330 $42,600
4 $25,750 $51,500
5 $30,170 $60,340
6 $34,590 $69,180
7 $39,010 $78,020
8 $43,430 $86,860
Families with more than 8 persons Add $4,420 for each additional person Add $5,525 for each additional person

Eligibility for CARES Act CSBG is calculated at 200% of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines.

SOURCE: U.S Department of Health and Human Services Federal Poverty Guidelines

If you have any questions about the CSBG program, please call (254) 756-0954