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Information Resources for Community Health Workers: Information on Programs & Services

Programs and Services

Find a Community Center in the Houston Metropolitan Area (Neighborhood Centers, Inc.)

Find a Federally Qualified Health Center (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)

St. Luke's Episcopal Health Charities Projects

United Way of Greater Houston
      UWGH supports social services agencies through the greater Houston Metropolitan region.

Harris Health System (Harris County, TX) in English

  • See Access Care for eligibility information

Your Texas Benefits (Texas Health and Human Services Commission)
Apply for benefits or get information about your specific case. Includes: food stamps, health care (Medicaid), cash help for families (TANF), Medicare savings program, and long-term care.

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Housing & Urban Development (U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development)

Houston Resource Guide for HIV (The "Blue Book)/AIDS: Houston Guia de Recursos (El "Libro Azul") (Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services)

Senior Guidance Directory (Senior Guidance Directory, Inc.)
Comprehensive guide to services and programs in the Greater Houston are for the elderly. (U.S. federal government) The Office of Disability Employment Policies provides resources on topics such as:

  • Benefits
  • Civil Rights
  • Community Life
  • Education
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Employment
  • Health
  • Housing
  • Technology
  • Transportation

Benefits Checkup (National Council on Aging)

AmeriCorps (Corporation for National & Community Service)
Each year, AmeriCorps offers 75,000 opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups.