Social and Related Services

Name Phone Services Provided
Advocacy. Inc   (713) 974-7691 Investigate abuse/neglect, Legal aid.
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA) (713) 224-9911 Protective orders, Divorces for victims.
AIDS Foundation of Houston (713) 623-6796  Hotline Information & Referral.
American Red Cross (713) 526-8300 Disaster assistance Transportation, Military & Social Services.
Career & Recovery Resources, Inc./ United Way Agency (713) 754-7000  Employment counseling & training.
Center for the Retarded, Inc (CIR) (713) 525-8400 Workshops, Residential, Day Care.
Consumer Credit Counseling Services/Money Management International (713) 923-2227 Financial counseling.
Dispute Resolution Center (713) 755-8274  Mediation.
Family Service Center (713) 961-4849  HIV / AIDS support services.
Godwill Industries of Huston (713) 692-6221 Job placement, Employment.
Gulf Coast Community Services Association (713) 393-4700 Social Services.
Gulf Coast Legal Foundation (713) 652-0077 Legal assistance.
Harris County Attorneys Office (713) 741-6016 Legal Services/Commitments.
Harris County Public Health & Environment Services  (713) 439-6000  Health services.
Harris County Medical Society (713) 524-4267  Information & Referral.
Harris County Probate Court (713) 741-6020  Legal Services/Commitments.
Harris County Social Services (713) 696-7900 Food, Shelter Utilities.
Hear-Say (713) 917-0062 Information & Referral,  Education for hearing impaired.
Houston Health Department  (713) 794-9320 Health services.
Houston Housing Authority  (713) 260-0500 Federally subsidized housing.
Houston Police Department-Jail (713) 247-5400 Emergency detention.
Houston Public Library (713) 236-1313 Information, Reference desk.
Interfaith Ministries for Houston (713) 522-3955  Meals so Wheels, Refugee Services, Information & Referral
Lutheran Social Services (713) 521-0110  Refugee services.
Mayor’s Citizens Assistance Office (713) 247-1888 Information & Referral of city agencies.
Planned Parenthood (713) 522-6363 Information & Referral Education.
Alliance for Multicultural Community Service (713) 776-4700 Information & Referral, Refugee services.
Social Security Administration 1-800-772-1213  Social security benefits.
TDHS (713) 767-2000 Info on Medicaid and AFDC.
Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Service -Abuse Hotline (800) 252-5400 Legal Services/Commitments.
Texas Rehabilitation Commission (713) 862-5294 Job training & placement.
United Way (713) 957-HELP (957-4357)  Information & Referral
     Bay Area  (281) 333-9700  
     Brazoria County   (281) 331-6101  
     Ft. Bend County (281) 499-5681  
     WaIler County  (281) 375-5110