Health and Human Services

HELPFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS

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GENERAL INFORMATION
General Information 832.393.5169
Información en Español (Information in Spanish) 832.393.5169
Central Appointments Line (Call Center) 832.393.5427
For any numbers not listed, call 832.393.5169 or 3-1-1 and (713) 837-0311 for calls outside the Houston city limits

HEALTH CENTERS

Health Centers provide maternity care, family planning, immunizations, well child examinations, Tuberculosis diagnosis, dental care, and care for sexually transmitted diseases.  Note: not all services are provided at all centers.  Call each center for specific information.

La Nueva Casa de Amigos Health Center  713.547.8000 
Northside Health Center 713.696.5900
Sharpstown Health Services (STD, Dental, WIC only) 713.780.5600
Sunnyside Health Center 713.732.5000

OTHER HEALTH DEPARTMENT HELPFUL NUMBERS 

Adult Immunizations Clinic 832.393.5427
Ambulance Inspections 832.393.5611
Birth/Death Certificates 3-1-1 for local calls and (713) 837-0311 for calls outside the Houston city limits
Dental Services   832.393.5427
Disease Reporting/Epidemiology 832.393.5080
Hansens Disease Information  832.393.4804
Hepatitis C Task Force 832.393.5010
HIV Prevention  832.393.5010
Immunizations  832.393.5427
Immunizations for Foreign Travel  832.393.5427
Nutrition 832.393.5427
Pharmacy 713.222.5009
Prenatal Care/Maternity 832.393.5427
Sexually Transmitted Diseases  832.393.5010
TB Control  832.393.5173
Warehouse 713.222.5015
Women, Infants, Children (WIC) Information/Appointments 832.393.5427
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
Air Quality - Indoor 832.393.5750
Air Quality - Outdoor 3-1-1 for local calls and (713) 837-0311 for calls outside the Houston city limits; after hours please call 832.393.5730
Asbestos 832.393.5750
Bureau of Pollution Control and Prevention (BPCP)  832.393.5730 
Childhood Blood Level Testing of Lead 832.393.5141
Consumer Health 832.393.5100
Food Establishment Complaints  832.393.5100
Food Establishment Permits  832.393.5100
Food Managers Certification Class  832.393.5100
Hazardous Waste 832.393.5730
Laboratory Services 832.393.3900
Lead-Based Paint Abatement Program 832.393.5141
Mold 832.393.5750
Morning Air Pollution Forecast  832.393.5612
Pollen and Mold Spore Report 713.247.5846
Restaurant Inspections  832.393.5100
Smoking Ordinance Enforcement 832.393.5750
Swimming Pool/Spa Permits/Inspection  832.393.5740
Temporary Event Food Permit 832.393.5100
Water Pollution/Sanitation  832.393.5740
Well Water Samples  832.393.3900

HUMAN SERVICES

Aging Disability/Kashmere 832.393.5462
Chronic Disease 832.393.4856
Community Garden Program 832.393.4867
Harris County Area Agency on Aging 832.393.4301
Kids Village 713.732.5071 or call nearest health center
Re-Entry Program 832.393.5503

MULTI-SERVICE CENTERS

To schedule an event at a Multi-Service Center 832.393.4370
Acres Homes  832.393.4145
Denver Harbor 713.670.2100
Fifth Ward  832.393.3800
Kashmere 832.393.5503
Magnolia 713.928.9515
Northeast 713.491.5500
Hiram Clarke 832.393.4250
Southwest 713.778.6500
Sunnyside 713.732.5030
Third Ward 832.393.4051
West End 713.803.1050


OTHER USEFUL NUMBERS

The following services are not operated by the Houston Department of Health and Human Services but are provided here for your convenience.  If any of these numbers have changed, please notify the Houston Department of Health and Human Services at 832.393.5169.

OTHER USEFUL NUMBERS
Abandoned Vehicles 3-1-1 for local calls and (713) 837-0311 for calls outside the Houston city limits
Animal Control 713.229.7300
Apartment Complaints 3-1-1 for local calls and (713) 837-0311 for calls outside the Houston city limits
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1-800-232-4636
Children's Protective Services 713.767.2000
Dangerous Buildings 3-1-1 for local calls and (713) 837-0311 for calls outside the Houston city limits
Day Care Licensing/Inspections 713.767.2600
Dead Animal Pickup 713.699.1024
Divorce Records 713.755.7300
Food Stamps 713.767.2000
Handicapped Parking Stickers and License Plates 713.224.1919
Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services (Harris County Health Department) 713.439.6000
Harris Health System 713.643.3691
HCHD Eligibility Cards 713.643.3691
Lone Star Cards 713.767.3000
Mayor's Disability - MOPD 832.394.0814
Marriage Licenses 713.755.6405
Medicaid 713.767.2000
Medicare 1.800.772.1213
Mosquito Control 713.440.4800
Neighborhood Protection (weeded lots, rats, dumping, etc.) 713.218.5500
Noise Complaints 713.884.3131
Rats and Rodents 3-1-1 for local calls and (713) 837-0311 for calls outside the Houston city limits
Raw Sewage Complaints 713.837.0600
Social Security 1.800.772.1213
Solid Waste (Trash) 713.699.1113
Teen Health Clinics (Baylor) Phone numbers of clinics listed at this link
Texas Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) 713.767.2000
Texas Department of Health 713.767.3000
Texas Department of Human Services 713.767.2000
Tires (Junked) 3-1-1 for local calls and (713) 837-0311 for calls outside the Houston city limits
United Way Helpline 2-1-1
Water Bills 713.371.1400
Weeds (Overgrown) 3-1-1 for local calls and (713) 837-0311 for calls outside the Houston city limits
Welfare 713.767.3000