Health and Human Services

Diabetes Awareness and Wellness Network Center

Do you have diabetes? Pre-diabetes? Visit us at the

Diabetes Awareness and Wellness Network (D.A.W.N.)
Third Ward Multi-Service Center
3611 Ennis, Houston, Texas 77004

Houston Department of Health and Human Services established DAWN to offer free wellness programming to those diagnosed with, and at risk for, Diabetes.  Members will make lifestyle enhancements to improve their disease management and quality of life.

Faith Foreman (HDHHS Assistant Director) radio interview on KPFT radio station “Connect the Dots” with Minister Robert Muhammad

DAWN Calendar (updated)

DAWN Newsletter Summer 2014

DAWN Physician Handout

DAWN Marketing card in English and Spanish

Become a D.A.W.N. Member Today! Free Membership includes access to the following:

  • Fitness Facilities and Recreation Activities
  • Healthy Foods and Nutrition Education
  • Behavioral Change Education & Coaching
  • Diabetes Self-Management Groups

Free Membership is for Adults who have:

  • Been diagnosed with Pre-diabetic glucose levels 
  • Health risk factors for diabetes

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DAWN will partner with physicians, clinical and service provider organizations to assist members.                   Providers - call for a partnership tour and meeting to discuss how reciprocal referrals can be exchanged with DAWN!

Free Enrollment is Open Now

Become a DAWN Member today!  Free, open enrollment with a coach Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes are available now on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Classes may vary weekly.


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  • Understanding Diabetes 
  • Kidney Smart
  • Looking Good Feeling Good 
  • Self - Monitoring Your Blood Sugar 
  • Avoiding Complications of Diabetes 
  • Healthy Eating 
  • Fitness Room Availability for Health   
  • Achievement and Maintenance Level Members

  • Meal Planning and Food Selection
  • Eating Well
  • Understanding Diabetes  
  • Exercise Together
  • Fitness Room Availability for Health 
  • Achievement and Maintenance Level Members










Informed people managing their health well