Houston Health Department

Acres Homes Multi-Service Center

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Acres Homes Multi-Service Center Administration

6719 W. Montgomery Road
Houston, Texas 77091-3105
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 832-393-4145

Below are programs and services at this location:

Rental Space

Phone: 832-393-4145

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

Monday and Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Phone: 832-393-4145

Alcoholics Anonymous provides support-group meetings for recovering substance abusers.

Avance Community Empowerment

Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Phone: 832-393-4145

Offers free professional and personal development classes for the community.

Change Happens! Navigator Program

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 832-393-4135
Phone: 832-919-2666

Change Happens! Navigator Program ensures Texans in the gulf coast region can access high-quality, affordable health coverage in the federal marketplace. The program provides navigator services in Harris and Fort Bend counties.

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee

By appointment only.

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee acts as liaison between federal agencies and constituents of the 18th Congressional District. Assists in the resolution of constituent issues such as Veteran Affairs, immigration and naturalization matters.

Get Moving Houston Farmers Markets

Monthly from April – October, Thursday, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Get Moving Houston Farmers Markets provide an opportunity to purchase organic grown fruits and vegetables.

The Harris Center for mental health and IDD

During school year, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Phone: 346-267-3118

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD provides mental health services by appointment.

Harris County Juvenile Probation

Monday and Wednesday, 3 – 6 p.m.
Phone: 832-393-4145

The Harris County Juvenile Probation Department provides juvenile supervision services for youth and families.

Avance Head Start

Monday – Friday, 7:15 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Phone: 713-694-1619
Avance Suite

Avance Head Start provides early education to children of low-income families who are three to five years old by Sept. 1 of the program year. Offers integrated and interdisciplinary services that focus on the whole child as well as the family: health services, nutrition services, metal wellness services, family services, and special services for children with disabilities.

Houston Area Urban League

Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Houston Area Urban League is the nation’s oldest and largest community based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream. 

Houston FInancial Empowerment Center

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Ana Gonzalez – Program Manager
Email: agonzalez@theAllianceTX.org
Phone: 713-776-4700 ext. 501

The Financial Empowerment Center provides one-to-one, professional financial counseling to Houstonians at no cost to residents. It is staffed by professionally-trained financial counselors who will help individuals and families to better manage their finances, pay down debt, increase savings, establish and build credit, and access safe and affordable mainstream banking products.

Whatever I have to offer, I want to offer it to this community.
— Catherine Dorsey, Community Relations Specialist at Acres Homes Multi-Service Center

Learn more about the City of Houston, Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, and Regions Bank Financial Empowerment Center initiative.

Houston Financial Empowerment Center


Houston Food Bank

Second Tuesday of the month, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Phone: 832-393-4145

The Houston Food Bank provides food assistance to seniors of age 60+, and families with children under five years of age on a monthly basis. An educational component is incorporated as one of the requirements to participate.

Houston Police Department, Acres Homes Storefront

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 713-699-9591

Human Services

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m..
Phone: 832-393-3806
Suite: 160

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), Healthy Texas Women program, and Title V Dental.

Kidz Grub

During school year, Monday – Friday, 3 – 5 p.m.

Kidz Grub's objective is to provide a nutritious dinner, educational assistance and a stable after school environment to the At Risk children of Houston.

L.i.f.e. Houston

Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Phone: 713-528-6044
Suite: 207

L.I.F.E. Houston provides short-term infant formula and baby food on emergency basis for babies up to 12 months old.

Mayor's Citizens Assistance Office

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 832-393-4117
Suite: 205

The mission of the Mayor’s Citizens Assistance Office is to improve the quality of life for all Houstonians by promoting efficient and effective city services, encouraging community involvement and participation, handling individual citizens’ concerns, and supporting neighborhood revitalization efforts throughout the City of Houston.

Memorial Assistance Ministries

Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Phone: 713-574-7533
Suite: 166

Memorial Assistance Ministries provides help to families and individuals who find themselves in temporary crisis and in need of assistance to maintain self-sufficiency and avoid homelessness. It routinely provides the following types of assistance: rental, utility (gas and water) and transportation. It also provides workforce development classes.

Nurse-Family Partnership

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Phone: 832-393-4112

The nurse-family partnership provides home visitation services and case management to first-time mothers.

Public Computer Access

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 832-393-4145

Computers available for public use.

Senior services

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Phone: 832-393-4127

BakerRipley Senior Services provides socialization, recreation, health and nutrition education for seniors 60 and older. Meals on site are also provided.

Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)

Visit our WIC page to learn how to apply for WIC benefits, and find all locations and hours of operation.
Phone: 832-393-4150

WIC provides nutritional education and supplemental food to promote good health for infants, children up to age five, breast feeding, and postpartum women.