Welcome to Community Services Agency of South Texas Inc.

Our staff

Main Office

David Ojeda Jr.- Executive Director

Sixto Ortega- Financial Officer

Amy Hernandez- Apartment Manager

Mirtha Hernandez- Family Ser. Center Director



Our history

The Community Services Agency of South, Texas Inc. commonly known to the community as CSA was initially founded in April, of 1965. The original name was Economic Opportunity Development Corporation of Frio, LaSalle and McMullen Counties. Over the course of the years CSA has had several name changes but the target geographical area has been the four counties of Dimmit, LaSalle , Maverick and Frio. Csa was originally organized as a Community Action Agency under the Economic Opportunitys Act of 1964 which was initiated by President Lyndon Baines Johnson. Over the course of its 50 year history the mission of the agency has been to provide human development services to the low income families of the area. Many different programs have evolved through the agency like the Head start program, Housing programs , Food Assistance , Meals on Wheels ,Utility Assistance , Energy Conservation Programs, Employment Training Programs, Educational Assistancce Programs , Homeless Shelters, Sevices for Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers.  One of the most important aspects of CSA is its coordination with other non profit organizations and community organizations through out the region to maximize the ulitlization of resources to make a greater impact on the clients being served.


CSA is a private non profit corporation recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501 C 3 tax exempt organization. The organization is headquartered in Carrizo Springs, Texas in a facility provided by the City of Carrizo Springs. CSA is governed by a board of directors consisting of public officials, represenatives of community and civic organizations and represenatives of the low income community. All of the board memembers serve on the board on a voluntary basis and board meetings are open to the general public. CSA on a vouluntary basis complies with all of the requirements of the Texas Open Meetings Act.


Any Questions regarding the operations of the CSA may be addressed to the Executive Director, David Ojeda Jr. by mail at P.O. Box 488 Carrizo Springs, Tx 78834, by Email at csadojeda@sbcglobal.net or by telephone at 830-876-5219.

Our mission

The mission of the agency is :  "To  Serve as a Catalyst to Utilize Available Resources To Improve the Quality of Life in Our Communities."

The agency sees itself as a vehicle to seek resources at the local level, state level, federal level or private enterprises to address the needs of the community.  The Board of Directors provides the necessary governance to assure all resources are utilized in the most efficient manner.  


Hours

Our Physical Location is 910 South 5th Street in Carrizo Springs, TX 78834

Mailing Address: Community Services Agency, P.O. Box 488, Carrizo Springs, TX 78834

(830) 876-5219, (830) 876-5210, Fax: 830-876-5280, E-Mail csadojeda@sbcglobal.net

Hours

Mon. thru Fri. : 8am - 5pm  (Closed 12:00 to 1:00 P.M. for Lunch)

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

The agency is closed on all Federal Holidays

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