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Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. To report child abuse or suspected child endangerment 1-(800) 252-5400

Find A Health Center.  Federally funded health centers - Pay what you can afford based on your income.  HRSA - U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Service Administration



Harris County Community Services Department
Main Number (713) 578-2000
Downpayment Assistance Program (713) 578-2210
Mortgage Lending Services (713) 578-2210
  Hearing Impaired:  TTY (713) 578-2096
Housing Resource Center FAX      (713) 578-2192
Harris County Housing Authority  (713) 578-2100
Harris County Social Services
Harris County Social Services - Funeral Assistance

Flood Precautions by the
Texas Department of Health

Basic weatherization checklist for your home.


Consumer Defense Kit to print and post in a convenient spot.
City of Houston 311
City Help Line 311
Clogged Ditches 311
Trash, Potholes 311
Weeded Lots 311
United Way Hotline 211
Citizens' Assistance (713) 247-2907
Animal Control (713) 238-9600
Mayor's Anti-Gang Office (713) 247-1576
Graffiti Reporting Hotline (713) 437-6833
Police (Non-Emergency) (713) 884-3131
Crisis Hotline (713) 468-5463
Housing & Community Development (713) 868-8300
Poison Control Center (800) 222-1222
The State of Texas Assistance and Referral System (STARS) allows you to self-screen for potential eligibility for programs provided by the Texas Department of Human Services and other Texas state agencies.  STARS  helps with food stamps, medical financial assistance, temporary cash assistance for families with children, and many other programs. 

Click here for the services that you might be eligible for with information in Spanish and English.
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CenterPoint Energy
1-(800) 332-7143
City of Houston Non-Emergency Helpline - 311
Driver License
Texas Department of Public Safety
(713) 681-1761
Fair Housing Information 1-(800) 669-9777
Harris County Public Library (713) 749-9000
Houston Center for Independent Living
For programs and services on barrier free living through the Housing Alliance Projec
(713) 974-4621
Houston Independent School District (HISD) (713) 676-2222
Police/ Non-Emergency Houston Police Department (713) 222-3131
Houston Public Library (713) 247-2222 
Southwestern Bell Telephone Company (SBC) 1-(800) 464-7928
Time Warner Cable (713) 462-9000
Reliant Energy Natural Gas
Reliant is in partnership with Neighborhood Centers for financial energy assistance.
(713) 665-3600
Texas Apartment Association (512) 479-6252
Texas Real Estate Commission 1-(800) 250-8732
The Neighborhood Technical Assistance Center is an internet publication and resource for citizens and community-based organizations, published by the City of Houston.   
United States Post Office (713) 226-3495
Vehicle Registration - Texas Department of Public Safety (713) 224-1919
Voter Registration 1-(800) 252-8683
Water Utilities (713) 371-1400

Employment Assistance
To help with self-sufficiency and long-term financial assistance, Between Jobs offers a current list of church ministries that help with job hunting and securing employment. Adobe Reader is need to read and print information from the PDF.

Between Jobs offers this current list of church ministries in a word document that can help with supporting your job hunting efforts.   

For more information, send a note to Between Job Ministries at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church on Cypresswood.  Meetings are held in Room 210.

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