Houston Health Department

Sunnyside Multi-Service Center


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Sunnyside Multi-Service Center Administration

9314 Cullen Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77051-3319
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 832-395-0069

Below are programs and services at this location:

Rental Space

Phone: 832-395-0008

Rental space available for public meetings, receptions, workshops, banquets, and seminars. Conference rooms available for smaller meetings.

Community Garden — Come Grow with Us

Monday – Friday, 7 – 9:30 a.m.
Phone: 832-395-0069

The community garden program was started to show Houstonians how we can grow nutritious foods and give our neighborhoods a chance to participate in the process. Program consist of volunteers who help with planting, watering, and harvesting the community garden. Harvest is available to you and the community.

Community Relations Specialist

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 832-395-0034

The community relations specialist helps clients connect with services such as emergency food, emergency assistance with rent and utilities, medical support, job readiness workshops, and other issues affecting clients.

Department of Neighborhoods, Inspections and Public Service

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 832-394-0600

The City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods Inspections and Public Service division seeks to improve the quality of life in neighborhoods by reducing substandard living conditions. Report nuisance conditions such as overgrown lots, dangerous buildings, rubbish, unprotected holes, and stagnant water. Report to City’s Service. Helpline at 3-1-1.

Eligibility Assistance

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Phone: 832-395-0027

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), and Healthy Texas Women program.

Nurse-Family Partnership

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 832-395-0070

The Nurse-Family Partnership is an evidence-based, community health program for first time mothers. The program is designed to improve pregnancy outcomes by promoting positive health-related behaviors to improve child health, development, and safety by promoting competent care-giving. The mother then receives ongoing nurse-home visits through her child’s second birthday. Nurses adhere to developmentally appropriate guidelines in assessing the child’s growth and development.

Parenting Classes

Wednesday, 1 – 3 p.m.
Phone: 832-395-0069

The parenting classes by The Cradles Project are supportive outpatient resource for pregnant or new mothers, through the
Behavioral Health Center for Women and Children. Services are tailored to each woman’s unique situation. Participants are eligible to attend parenting groups at no charge that are developmentally-appropriate and modified for families affected by substance abuse.

Project Milestone

Monday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Third Saturday of the month, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Project Milestone provides parents of children 0-36 months enrolled in WIC and immunization clinics with basic assistance, such as enrollment in insurance, access to a medical home, and the knowledge needed to help solve their child’s health needs. This program is designed to increase immunization and consistent medical care for every child, establish medical homes, assist in navigating the health and human services system, provide basic needs assistance, and enroll clients in an insurance program.

senior program

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Phone: 832-395-0016

To qualify for the Harris County Area Agency on Aging senior program, you must be 60 years of age or older. The program focuses on social activities, arts and crafts, and volunteer opportunities within the community. Daily warm lunch offered to pre-registered clients. We offer an array of fun and healthy activities, including but not limited to, line dancing, scrap booking, and wellness workshops.

women, infants and children (wic)

Visit our WIC page to learn how to apply for WIC benefits, and find all locations and hours of operation.
Phone: 832-395-0069

WIC provides health care referrals, nutritional education, and nutritious foods to pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, and children under five who have nutrition health-related problems.