Houston Health Department
Acres Homes Multi-Service Center
Acres Homes Multi-Service Center Administration
6719 W. Montgomery Road
Houston, Texas 77091-3105
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Below are programs and services at this location:
Rental space available for public meetings, receptions, workshops, banquets, and seminars.
Monday and Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous provides support-group meetings for recovering substance abusers.
Avance Community Empowerment
Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Offers free professional and personal development classes for the community.
Career and Recovery Resources Inc.
We provide an array of support activities such as workforce development, general education, counseling, case management, job readiness services, and disaster relief assistance. We aim to educate clients on the various soft skills needed in acquiring and maintaining a job and assist with acquiring employment. To that end, we partner with vocational schools, trade schools, colleges, and community colleges to help educate our clients while providing them an opportunity to gain a skill or trade.
Change Happens! Navigator Program
Change Happens! Navigator Program ensures Texans in the gulf coast region can access high-quality, affordable health coverage in the federal marketplace. The program provides navigator services in Harris and Fort Bend counties.
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee
By appointment only.
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee acts as liaison between federal agencies and constituents of the 18th Congressional District. Assists in the resolution of constituent issues such as Veteran Affairs, immigration and naturalization matters.
Get Moving Houston Farmers Markets
Monthly from April – October, Thursday, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Get Moving Houston Farmers Markets provide an opportunity to purchase organic grown fruits and vegetables.
The Harris Center for mental health and IDD
During school year, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD provides mental health services by appointment.
Harris County Juvenile Probation
Monday and Wednesday, 3 – 6 p.m.
The Harris County Juvenile Probation Department provides juvenile supervision services for youth and families.
Monday – Friday, 7:15 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Avance Head Start provides early education to children of low-income families who are three to five years old by Sept. 1 of the program year. Offers integrated and interdisciplinary services that focus on the whole child as well as the family: health services, nutrition services, metal wellness services, family services, and special services for children with disabilities.
Houston Area Urban League
Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Houston Area Urban League is the nation’s oldest and largest community based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream.
Houston FInancial Empowerment Center
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Financial Empowerment Center provides one-to-one, professional financial counseling to Houstonians at no cost to residents. It is staffed by professionally-trained financial counselors who will help individuals and families to better manage their finances, pay down debt, increase savings, establish and build credit, and access safe and affordable mainstream banking products.
Whatever I have to offer, I want to offer it to this community.
— Catherine Dorsey, Community Relations Specialist at Acres Homes Multi-Service Center
Houston Financial Empowerment Center
Monday – Friday. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Houston Financial Empowerment Centers (FEC) offer professional, one-on-one financial counseling and coaching. This free service is provided by professionally trained FEC counselors to help residents manage their money, pay down debt, increase savings, establish and build credit, and have access to safe and affordable mainstream banking products.
Houston Food Bank
Second Tuesday of the month, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Houston Food Bank provides food assistance to seniors of age 60+, and families with children under five years of age on a monthly basis. An educational component is incorporated as one of the requirements to participate.
Houston Police Department, Acres Homes Storefront
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m..
Functions as an one-stop shop to serve anyone needing assistance with completing applications for health service programs. Eligibility for Houston Health Department Health Centers can be determined on-site. Provides application completion for Harris County Financial Assistance Program, Texas Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Healthy Texas Women program, and Title V Dental.
During school year, Monday – Friday, 3 – 5 p.m.
Kidz Grub's objective is to provide a nutritious dinner, educational assistance and a stable after school environment to the At Risk children of Houston.
Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
L.I.F.E. Houston provides short-term infant formula and baby food on emergency basis for babies up to 12 months old.
LIFT ZONE (HOTSPOT INTERNET ACCESS)
Comcast Lift Zones provide free hotspot internet access to help students get online, participate in distance learning, and do their homework.
Mayor's Assistance Office
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The mission of the Mayor’s Assistance Office is to improve the quality of life for all Houstonians by promoting efficient and effective city services, encouraging community involvement and participation, handling individual citizens’ concerns, and supporting neighborhood revitalization efforts throughout the City of Houston.
Memorial Assistance Ministries
Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Memorial Assistance Ministries provides help to families and individuals who find themselves in temporary crisis and in need of assistance to maintain self-sufficiency and avoid homelessness. It routinely provides the following types of assistance: rental, utility (gas and water) and transportation. It also provides workforce development classes.
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The nurse-family partnership provides home visitation services and case management to first-time mothers.
Public Computer Access
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Computers available for public use.
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
BakerRipley Senior Services provides socialization, recreation, health and nutrition education for seniors 60 and older. Meals on site are also provided.
Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)
WIC provides nutritional education and supplemental food to promote good health for infants, children up to age five, breast feeding, and postpartum women.