Health and Human Services

Third Ward Multi-Service Center

MSC Administration
8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.



Rental space is available at the
Third Ward Multi-Service Center
for public meetings, receptions, workshops, banquets, seminars,



For further information regarding rental fees and space availability, please call 832.393.4051.




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

Third Ward MSC

Advocate Legal
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
(832) 393-4074

Advocate Legal Senior Center offers and Training program for those who are currently Guardians and for those just starting the process. Other services include... guardianship assistance programs, Advocate Legal Senior Center can assist you with Government, Public, Consumer, Geriatric care, and Housing Senior assistance programs.


Care Houston
Call 832-393-4080 for details



Community Garden

The Houston Department of Health & Human Services and Texas AgriLife Extension Program provide nutritional education and gardening workshops. You will learn how to cook healthy meals, keep yourself and your family active and learn how to garden. Call (832) 393-4795.

Diabetes Awareness and Wellness Network
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. Call 832-393-4055.

Gateway to Care
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m.— 5:00 p.m.
(713) 783-4616

Gateway to Care assists residents with finding Healthcare for them and their families through referrals to primary care clinics. Also explaining the application of Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP/CHIP Prenatal, and HCHD Indigent Programs.

Houston Food Bank (Senior Food Program)
1st Friday of Every Month 1:00 p.m.– 3:00 p.m.

Houston Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with Houston Food Bank is able to provide monthly supplemental food to seniors of age 60+ on a monthly basis. Registration is required, and waiting lists are currently in place. For information please call (832) 369-9293.

Line Dance
Mondays 11:30 am—2:30 am

Third Ward Line Dancers provide instruction in the last line dances while encouraging participants to remain active. Line dance also provides a great low –impact aerobic work out. Open to all levels of fitness.



Mayor’s Office Citizen’s Assistance Office
Carl Davis @ 832-393-4063

Under the Mayor’s Citizens’ Assistance office, Community liaison services all communities by responding to constituent requests, such as: Assistance for the homeless & disadvantage, how to form a new Civic Organization, Information on neighboring organizations and what they offer the community, The Mayor’s perspective on a community issue. For more information please call 832-393-4063 or 311.

NCI Senior Program
Monday-Friday 9:00am-2:00pm
(832) 393-4073

To qualify for the senior program you must be 60 years of age or older. The program focuses on socialization activities, arts & 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, wellness workshops, etc.

Resource Center
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
(832) 393–4060

The Resource Center is available for use by residents in the area. The center is equipped with computers and there is access to a printer and a variety of resources in the community. Clients can access information on emergency food, emergency assistance with rent and utilities, medical support, job readiness, transportation services and other issues/concerns affecting them. For more information call 713-527-4027.

Third Ward Community Cloth
Call 832-393-4079 for details