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Mission Statement: The Southside Community Center (SSCC) is a non-profit organization based on social concerns. We are committed to improving the living conditions and personal dignity of those in need in San Marcos and Hays County, Texas. The SSCC provides programs that include:

  • Homeless shelter and food
  • Emergency assistance
  • Housing for low-income and elderly
  • Neighborhood housing improvement
  • Cooperation with other community organizations


Goals: Meeting the needs of the individual or families by helping find resources for proper medical care, food, and shelter. Providing resources and/or a safe environment temporarily in crisis empowers the family to become more proactive hi meeting their other essential needs. Detailed goals and associated tasks are outlined in the Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2004-2006, approved by the Board of Directors on March 30, 2004.

  • Establishes direct services with assistance for low-income families and individuals.
  • Coordinates services for more effective use of resources
  •  Protects the clients' self-determination, regardless of age, background, capabilities or beliefs.
  •   Increases awareness and understanding in the community hi regards to the needs of low-income families and individuals.


Check out the Summer Work Camp video from week 8!  Amazing work done by amazing people!  So very thankful to Wellington FUMC & Westminster UMC for taking time out of their summer to bless the less fortunate!










































































































































































































































Contact Us  
Southside Community Center
518 S. Guadalupe Street
San Marcos, Texas 78666
Telephone: (512) 392-6694
Fax: (512) 396-6016
Update ON Summer and More 2014

We hope all of you are enjoying this wonderful weather were having.  I wanted to update all our friends and followers.

We are preparing for our Summer Camp and were excited we have several people that are looking forward to our church groups comming to help them repair their homes.   Summer 2014 will be the best ever!!!

Homeless Shelter-Several of our clients need sleeping bags so if any of you have any old sleeping Bags Laying around we sure could use them.   This summers going to be hot and are clients will need anything you can give them, tooth paste, shaving stuff, soap you get the idea.

Thanks so much we are so blessed to have all of your help and support.

Ruben Garza, Director

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