NOWCastSA created this resource page after a state agency removed a webpage of resources for LGBTQ youth. Check this list of LGBTQ+ resources to find the support and help you need to navigate life's challenges.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Aug 7 2012 - 12:06pm
Where can you find all the back-to-school events, health fairs and clinics where you can get free backpacks and school supplies, free and low-cost immunization shots? On NOWCastSA's bit.ly/KISSMap. Click the boxes at the top to search for events by date, or type your address in the search field to find the event closest to you. Click on the marker for event details and directions to get there by car or public transportation.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jan 31 2011 - 12:28pm
UPDATED for 2021: Where you can get free help preparing your income taxes? Check out the map of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) offices in San Antonio. Note: Because of the 2021 Winter Storm disaster, the IRS has extended tax filing deadline to June 15, 2021. Individuals and households who earned up to $55,000 in total income last year are eligible for free income tax preparation and electronic filing.
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 8 2021 - 1:53pm
By Erin Douglas, The Texas Tribune Climate change has made the Texas heat worse, with less relief as nighttime temperatures warm, a report from the state’s climatologist published Thursday found.
Written by City of San Antonio on Oct 4 2021 - 1:32pm
Metro Health is working with community agencies to host COVID-19 “pop-up” vaccine clinics using health and equity data to coordinate events. No registration is needed. Partner Agency: Metro Health Vaccine Manufacturer: Pfizer and J&J NOTE: Only Pop-up events hosted by Metro Health are eligible for the $100 HEB gift card incentive. Other partner agency pop-up events are NOT eligible.
Written by Sofia Briones on Oct 1 2021 - 4:23pm
The Great NorthWest Library is hosting a Barre Fitness Class this October 7 2021. Learn some new postures inspired by Ballet and other practices like Yoga! This event is Free and open to all Adults and Seniors. No registration required. For more information click here.
Written by Sofia Briones on Sep 27 2021 - 7:50pm
The San Antonio Public Library is hosting a free Yoga class at the Mission Library October 2, 2021. Learn breathing techniques and find inner peace on this Saturday morning. No registration needed! You can find more information here
Written by City of San Antonio on Sep 26 2021 - 3:16pm
Beginning September 24, Metro Health will offer a $100 H-E-B gift card to increase the number of COVID-19 vaccinations among San Antonio and Bexar County residents to become fully vaccinated. “We hope that individuals who are still not vaccinated will take advantage of this incentive because it will take all of us getting vaccinated to end this pandemic,” Metro Health Director Claude A. Jacob said. “Our COVID vaccines can help prevent someone from getting and spreading the virus to others, and they can prevent serious illness or hospitalization.”
Written by Dtennison on Jul 23 2021 - 1:41pm
The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) recently partnered with Hallmark University to film a series of new TV spots for their "What Will It Take?" vaccination campaign. The new campaign encourages San Antonio residents to receive the COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves, their loved ones, and others in San Antonio. The city’s TVSA production team recorded Hallmark University students' personal stories, experiences, and inspirations to connect with those still unvaccinated against the coronavirus.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 21 2021 - 4:10pm
Does Fluffy need some flea medication? Maybe Rover needs a rabies shot? Any of your pets need the permanent I.D. (and peace of mind) provided by a registered microchip? Animal Care Services is partnering with District 3 Councilmember Phyllis Viagran and veterinary services provider Low Cost Pet Vax for the Dog Days of Summer pet wellness clinic.