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Fifth Ward Multi-Service Center


Fifth Ward MSC

FIFTH WARD
MULTI-SERVICE CENTER

4014 Market Street
Houston, Texas 77020
Office: 832-393-3800
Fax: 832-393-3805

MSC ADMINISTRATION
832-393-3800

Hours of Service

Sunday closed
Monday 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday closed

 


Rental space is available at the Fifth Ward Multi-Service Center for public
meetings, receptions, workshops, banquets, seminars, etc. There are also conference rooms available for smaller meetings. The center assists residents on a fixed income with completion of an application for payment of their city water bill. For further information regarding rental fees and space availability,
please contact the rental hotline at 832-393-4370.

 

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YMCA SUCCESS BY SIX

832-203-5448
Hours of Service
Monday—Friday 8:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m.

Provides quality support services to families and young mothers with children from birth to 6 years of age. The objective is to strengthen parents by providing education. Offers Parenting classes, Anger Management, Domestic Violence, Basic Substance Abuse and One-On-One Counseling to promote school readiness, positive education and self-sufficiency.

FIFTH WARD ENRICHMENT PROGRAM, INC.


713-229-8353
Hours of Service
Monday—Thursday 8:30 a.m.—7:00 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m.—6:00 p.m.

Empowers boys to become responsible men and productive members of their families and community. The program’s objectives are to keep youths off the streets, deter gang activity, prevent/deter chemical dependency,
help prevent teen pregnancy, help youths become productive members of the workforce, promote future employability, help students stay enrolled and complete high school and provide a process for youths to build positive self images.

FIFTH WARD HEAD START

713-237-0264
Hours of Service
Monday—Friday 6:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m.

Services low-income children that are ages 3 or 4 by September 1st of the program year. Offers integrated and interdisciplinary services that focus on the whole child as well as the family. Provides early education and childhood development; health services; nutrition services; metal wellness services; family services; and special services for children with disabilities.


FIFTH WARD BRANCH LIBRARY

832-393-1770
Hours of Service
Monday—Friday 2:00 p.m.—6:00 p.m.

Provides basic library services such as books, CDs, DVDs, music, newspapers, magazines and special references. Also, provides a neighborhood information service. If you have a library card for a month, you can check out a laptop for two hours within the library.


MAYOR’S CITIZEN ASSISTANCE OFFICE

832-393-3829
Hours of Service
Monday—Friday 7:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.

Functions in a “customer service” capacity to ensure that city services are delivered to surrounding neighborhoods. Provides investigation on location of problems and quick reporting of the problem to the proper department to be solved within a reasonable period of time. Also, provides support to groups involved with community development activities and works directly with civic clubs, neighborhood organizations, schools and churches. Serves as an information and referral source.


MENTAL HEALTH MENTAL RETARDATION - INFANT PROGRAM

713-970-4900
Hours of Service
Monday—Friday By Appointment Only

Provides infant stimulation to help young children who show a delay in development to reach their fullest potential by conducting home visits for parents and children.

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION MEETINGS

Fifth Ward Blocks Organizing Neighborhood Defense

2nd Tuesday 5:00 p.m.— 7:00 p.m.

Greater Fifth Ward Super Neighborhood Council No. 55

1st Wednesday 6:00 p.m.— 7:30 p.m.

Northeast Region Advisory Council

2nd Thursday 2:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m.


JOHN W. PEAVY CENTER



3814 Market Street
Houston, Texas 77020
832-393-3851
Hours of Service
Monday—Friday 8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.

NEIGHBORHOOD CENTERS, INC. - SENIOR CITIZENS PROGRAM


832-393-3851
J.W. Peavy Center
Hours of Service
Monday—Friday 8:00 a.m.—4:30 p.m.

Provides meals on-site to seniors 60 and over. Including social services, exercise, nutrition education and other programming to keep the senior population engaged both physically, mentally and emotionally. Transportation
is provided to and from the center.


HOUSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT - FIFTH WARD STOREFRONT



713-775-1972
Hours of Service
Monday & Wednesday 10:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m.

Services include receive document, and disseminate information regarding community problems, crime, and hot spot areas; prepare and organize problem solving projects and community services request designed to reduce
and/or eliminate crime an safety related problems; meet with community members on a routine basis, encouraging the involvement of the community in the problem solving process and the positive exchange of
information; and liaison with area schools and civic organizations.

KID’S VILLAGE



832-393-3804/ 832-393-3825
Hours of Service
Monday—Friday Walk– Ins Welcomed

Builds on existing services to create an integrated service delivery system to improve the health and well being of children. Provides a system of care designed to comprehensively address the needs of persons from vulnerable populations by producing services and support through involved family members, collaborative services with partner agencies, and utilization of informal supports.

ELIGIBILITY ASSISTANCE

 

832-393-3806
Hours of Service
Wednesday’s By Appointment Only

This service functions as an one stop shop to serve anyone needing assistance with completing applications for health service programs. Eligibility for City of Houston clinics can be determined on-site. Provides application completion for Harris Health System (Eligibility Card), Texas Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program
(CHIP), and Women’s Health Program (WHP). Qualification is determined through computerized system based on initial baseline questions. For more Information please speak with your building Community Liaison.


OTHER SERVICES OFFERED

Public Computers Access

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.

ACES Fitness Program For Seniors

Ages 50+
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00 a.m.—10:00 a.m.

Public Computers Access
Copies/ Fax
Telephone Usage
Connection to Social Services
Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.


Line Dance for Fitness
Mondays 5:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.



Community Food Fair
3rd Thursday of each Month 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.



YMCA Success By Six Classes
Monday– Thursday 9:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m.
Parenting classes, Anger Management, Domestic Violence, Basic Substance Abuse and One-On-One Counseling (Must Register with YMCA)