Department of Neighborhoods

Office of Neighborhood Engagement

The Office of Neighborhood Engagement (ONE) creates community partnerships that provide information and engages residents in civic activities with the goal of increasing civic participation.

Volunteer Initiatives

Volunteer Initiatives

Work with us and our partners to improve neighborhoods through projects and recovery initiatives. We regularly partner with non-profits, faith-based organizations, schools and universities.

Volunteer Website

Neighborhood Matching Grants

Neighborhood Matching Grants

Apply for neighborhood improvement and beautification projects funds. Applications due: Friday, November 4, 2022 by 5:00pm. Learn about the grant application, eligibility guidelines, timeline, and frequently asked questions.

Grant Webpage

 

A Month of Service

A Month of Service

Free online workshops covering legal topics that provide free information and resources to improve quality of life, create assets, maintain generational wealth & more.

A Month of Service Webpage

Wills Clinics

Wills Clinics

Have a legal will prepared free of charge. We partner with organizations that offer free or low-cost Wills and will help you find out if you qualify for one of their programs.

Wills Clinics Webpage

Mayor's Youth Council

Mayor's Youth Council

Learn about local government, develop leadership skills, and bring awareness to issues that are important to Houston’s youth. Application Deadline: Friday, August 19, 2022.

Mayor's Youth Council Website

Complete Communities University

Complete Communities University

Join other emerging community leaders to learn about local government and civic engagement. Application Deadline: Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

Complete Communities Univ. Webpage