COVID-19 RESOURCES

Texans, no matter where they live, can dial 2-1-1 or (877) 541-7905 and select option 6 to get information and referrals to COVID-19 social services, including testing, community clinics, unemployment benefits and more.

 

Texans can also dial 2-1-1 to find information about local community resources such as financial assistance for utilities or rent and food pantries, housing assistance, crisis counseling, utility payment assistance, and senior services. The hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Below are resources for healthcare, employment/financial assistance and more. 

Click on the categories below to see available resources.

Medical

What to do if you're feeling unwell


To protect yourself, wash your hands frequently with soap and water, cover your cough/sneeze with a tissue or inside elbow and maintain 6 feet or more distance from others. If you think you have the virus, the City of Houston now has public test sites available. Please read below on steps to take before you go to any of the test sites
What you need to know to get tested at a City of Houston site:
• First, call the Houston Health Department’s COVID-19 call center at 832-393-4220 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
• Once you’re screened over the phone, you will receive a unique identification code and instructions on where to go for testing.
• You must have a unique identification code obtained through the screening process, or else you will not get tested.




Online self-assessment tool/COVID-19 auto-evaluación


To use the online self-assessment tool, CLICK HERE. ( https://checkforcorona.com/harris-county#/welcome) Esta herramienta le ayudará a determinar si necesita una evaluación adicional o si es necesario que se haga la prueba de COVID-19.




Ibn Sina Foundation Tele-Health Service/Consultas de Telesalud


Tele-Health Service (Monday - Saturday 8 AM - 5 PM)

Ibn Sina Wilcrest Ubicacion - Nuevas Ofertas - Consultas de Telesalud
Lunes - Sabado 8 AM - 5 PM

E-mail: info@ibnsinafoundation.org

Phone: 281-977-7462

Website: ibnsinafoundation.org




Clinica San Pablo


All services 25% off and prescription savings up to 75% for residents

25% de descuento en todos los servicios y 75% de ahorro en la prescripcion de medicinas (Solo para residents de estos aptos)

Email: info@clinicasanpablotx.com
Phone/Telefono: 281-530-2722

Website: clinicasanpablotx.com




TexasWIC.org /Texas Health and Human Services


CLICK HERE (https://texaswic.org/)




Healthcare Benefits


CLICK HERE

(https://yourtexasbenefits.hhsc.texas.gov/programs/health)




Free COVID 19 tests


All patients with symptoms with fever, cough and shortness of breath need to go the locations below for Free COVID 19 tests

Legacy Fifth Ward, 3811 Lyons Ave., 77020 (map)

Legacy Montrose, 1415 California St., 77006 (map)

Legacy Southwest, 6441 High Star Dr, 77074 (map)

United Methodist Medical Center, 510 West Tidwell, 77076 (map)

Stadium NRG, NRG Pkwy, Houston, TX 77054 (map)




Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)


CLICK HERE

(https://www.healthcare.gov/medicaid-chip/getting-medicaid-chip/#howtoapply)

En Español:


Usted tiene el derecho a recibir ayuda e información en su idioma sin costo alguno. Para comunicarse con un intérprete en español relacionado con el Mercado de seguros médicos, llame al 1-800-318-2596.

https://www.healthcare.gov/language-resource/




Low cost health clinics within a few miles of our apartments


If you can't afford any health plan and don’t qualify for coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), you can get low-cost health care at a nearby community health center CLICK HERE to find a community health center

They provide:

Prenatal care
Baby shots
General primary care
Referrals to specialized care




Legacy Clinic Pediatric Tele-Health and Open Clinics


Legacy clinic is also seeing Pediatric Patients via tele-health for sick visits;

Click on the link below to request pediatric telehealth appointment. Appointments are available and new patients are welcomed!

https://www.legacycommunityhealth.org/services/pediatrics/pediatric-telehealth/

Currently, Houston locations open for testing (and other health services) include:

  • Legacy Southwest, 6441 High Star Dr, 77074 ( map)....walking distance from Westward Square
  • Legacy Sharpstown, 6677 Rookin, 77074 ( map)
  • Legacy Bissonnet, 12667 Bissonnet, 77099 ( map)
  • Legacy Mapleridge, 6550 Mapleridge St, 770081 ( map)
  • Legacy Montrose, 1415 California St, 77006 ( map)
  • Legacy Northline, 5598-A1 North Freeway ( map)
  • Legacy Santa Clara ( East End) 5616 Lawndale St ( map)




Mental Health & Depression Support


Texas Health and Human Services
https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/coronavirus/mental-health.aspx
800-273-8255





Financial/Jobs

Employment Opportunities


If your employment has been affected by the current situation, please visit the Texas Workforce Commission (TWF) website for help with unemployment insurance.


There are a few companies who are currently offering employment opportunities, below are the links to their career pages:

Sam's Club

Wal-Mart

Amazon

Kroger

H-E-B

Other companies hiring




MAM (Memorial Assistance Ministries) *Serving residents in ZIP code 77055


https://www.mamhouston.org/services

Employment Services, Emergency Financial Assistance, English Classes, Financial Education, Mental Health Counseling, Immigration Legal Services

**Emergency Financial Assistance: check zip-codes serviced on website

Emergency Financial Assistance - 713-574-7533

Employment Services - 281-756-7458

En Español:

Servicios de Empleo, Asistencia Financiera, Clases de Ingles, Educacion Financiera, Servicios Legales de Migracion, Consejeria y Salud Mental

*Asistencia Financiera: Este servicio esta basado en codigo postal. Favor de hacer click aqui para mapa/lista de codigos postales servidos.

Asistencia Financiera - 713-574-7536

Servicio de Empleo- 281-756-7458




Rent Assistance


Assistance organizations by ZIP code:

77036

Apartments in this area:
Santa Clara, Santa Maria, Villa Barcelona, Chestnut Hills, Sharpstown Manor, Parkgreen on Gessner, PWPG and Parkgreen on Gessner, Valle Vista, Stonehaven, Spring Rose, Villa Vista

Organizations serviing this area:

WHAM ( West Houston Assistance Ministry) - 713-780-2727 - Press 3

Mon - Wednesday Must call at 10 am to book an appointment for an application (15 appointments /day only)

CCSC (Christian Community Service Center) - 713-871-9741

Must call at 10 am to book an appointment for an Application.
You will need the following documents:

Late notice from Landlord

Lease agreement

Last 2 pay stubs (if you were paid in cash, please ask your employer to provide you with a letter with how long you were employed and your pay)

Photo Id


77081:

Apartments in this area:

Westward, Santa Monica, La Sevilla, Atrium


77074:

Apartments in this area:

Beechnut Grove, Tierra Bella

Organizations serving this area:
Westbury Church - 713-729-7880
Christian Community - 713-871-9741

WHAM ( West Houston Assistance Ministry) - 713-780-2727 (Press 3)

Mon - Wednesday Must call at 10 am to book an appointment for an application (15 appointments /day only)

77057

Apartments in this area:

Stonehaven

Organizations serving this area:
West Houston Assistance Ministry - 713-780-2727, Ext. 200

CCSC (Christian Community Service Center) Please call - 713-871-9741

Must call at 10 am to book an appointment for an Application.

You will need the following documents:

Late notice from Landlord Lease agreement Last 2 pay stubs (if you were paid in cash, please ask your employer to provide you with a letter with how long you were employed and your pay)

Photo Id

77055

Apartments in this area:

Spring Garden, Plaza on Hammerly, Cedar Gate

Organizations serving this area:
Memorial Assistance Ministry - 713-468-4516

77083

Apartments in this area:

Hawthorne, El Sol del Rio

Organizations serving this area:
East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry - 281-261-1006

WHAM ( West Houston Assistance Ministry) - 713-780-2727 - Press 3

Mon - Wednesday Must call at 10 am to book an appointment for an application (15 appointments /day only)

77082

Apartments in this area:

Hudson and Crosby, La Cordoba

Organizations serving this area:
West Houston Assistance Ministry - 713-977-7803 or 713-780-2727, EXT 200

WHAM ( West Houston Assistance Ministry) - 713-780-2727 - Press 3

Mon - Wednesday Must call at 10 am to book an appointment for an application (15 appointments /day only)

77072

Apartments in this area:

Cantera

Organizations serving this area:
SOS Organization - 281-530-6888

WHAM ( West Houston Assistance Ministry) - 713-780-2727 - Press 3

Mon - Wednesday Must call at 10 am to book an appointment for an application (15 appointments /day only)

CCSC (Christian Community Service Center) - 713-871-9741

Must call at 10 am to book an appointment for an Application.

You will need the following documents:

Late notice from Landlord

Lease agreement

Last 2 pay stubs (if you were paid in cash, please ask your employer to provide you with a letter with how long you were employed and your pay)

Photo Id

77099

Arartments in this area:

Huntington Village & Cambridge, Victoria Park

WHAM ( West Houston Assistance Ministry) - 713-780-2727 - Press 3

Mon - Wednesday Must call at 10 am to book an appointment for an application (15 appointments /day only)

77081

Organizations in the area:

CCSC (Christian Community Service Center) - 713-871-9741

Must call at 10 am to book an appointment for an Application.

You will need the following documents:

Late notice from Landlord

Lease agreement

Last 2 pay stubs (if you were paid in cash, please ask your employer to provide you with a letter with how long you were employed and your pay)

Photo Id




Small Business Owners


If you are a small business owner, here are the links you can visit to seek guidance on support provided by the Small Business Association (SBA)

Texas Small Businesses

Small Business Association




Gulf Coast Community Service Center


If you have lost your job, please fill out a Covid -19 C.A.R.E Application, here. You can also call them:

713-393-4712

713-393-4781




Additional Assistance Resources


Texas Health and Human Service Commission Phone: 2-1-1
Website: https://hhs.texas.gov/ General assistance/Asistencia General Catholic Charities
Phone: 713-874-6776
Website: https://catholiccharities.org/ Please leave name, telephone # and the reason for call. The agency will call back within the 24 hours.

Por favor, deje un mensaje con su nombre, número de teléfono, y razón para la llamada. La agencia va a devolverte la llamada dentro de 24 horas.

Chinese Community Center
Phone: 713-271-6100, ext. 116
Website: https://ccchouston.org/

Por favor, deje un mensaje con su nombre, número de teléfono, y razón para la llamada.

Epiphany Community Health Outreach Services
Phone: 713-270-0369
Website: http://echos-houston.org/

Must reach a representative and book an appointment. If the line is busy, please retry until you reach a representative.

Necesitas hablar con un representante y hacer una cita. Sí la línea telefónica esta ocupada, trata a llamar otra vez para hablar con representante.

Katy Christian Ministries
Phone: 281-391-5261
Website: https://ktcm.org/

Press #1 for rent and food assistance. Please leave name, telephone number and a brief message they will return call.

Marca #1 para asistencia con alquiler y comida. Por favor, dejes un mensaje con su nombre, número de teléfono, y razón para la llamada. La agencia va a devolverte la llamada.

My Brother's Keeper
Phone: 281-498-9933
Website: http://www.mybkoutreach.org/

Call at the beginning of the day to schedule an appointment.

Llame al comienzo del día para hacer una cita.

St. Vincent's House
Phone: 409-763-8521
Website: https://www.svdphouston.org/

Financial Assistance application is online at https://www.stvhope.org/. A representative will get in touch with resident after reviewing application.

Por favor complete la solicitud

para asistencia financiera en el sitio de web https://www.stvhope.org/. Un representante va a contactarle despues de revisar la solicitud.

United Way
Phone: 713-957-4357
Website: https://www.unitedwayhouston.org/

General assistance/Asistencia General

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Phone: 713-718-3199
Website: https://www.hud.gov/

Section 8 housing vouchers and location assistance.

Cupones de la sección 8 y asistencia de ubicación.

West Houston Assistance Ministries
Phone: 713-977-9942
Website: https://www.whamministries.org/

Taking assistance claims through appointments only Monday-Thursday from 10am-2pm.

Necesitas hacer una cita, las horas son lunes – jueves 10am a 2pm.

Wesley Community Center
Phone: 713-223-8131
Website: https://wesleyhousehouston.org/

Utility assistance for Reliant Energy customers.

Asistencia de servicios públicos para clientes de Reliant Energy.

Covid-19 Relief Fund for families
Phone: 713-776-4700
Website: https://thealliancetx.org/

Must fill out an application online on https://thealliancetx.org/

Por favor complete la solicitud para asistencia financiera en la pagina web https://thealliancetx.org/








Step by step guide to track your stimulus payment


En Español:

Un guia para rastrear su pago del estimulo paso a paso (Para la pagina en espanol, haga clic en English y seleccione, Espanol en la pagina del Paso 1)

Paso 1: Ir a la pagina: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/economic-impact-payments

Paso 2: Eligir una de las dos categorias.

  1. Si llena sus taxes del año 2018 o 2019 haga clic en “Get my Payment/Obtener mi pago”
  2. Si usted no hizo sus taxes del año 2018 o 2019, haga clic en ‘Non-filers: Enter Payment Info Here’ (Avanze al paso 5)

Paso 3: Si hizo sus taxes, cuando haga clic en ‘Obtener mi pago’ va a ingresar su

  1. Numero de Seguro Social
  2. Fecha de Nacimiento
  3. Dirección
  4. Codigo Postal

Paso 4: El sistema le dirá la fecha en cuando su cheque ya a sido enviado por correo o el numero de cuenta y la fecha en que fue depositado.

Paso 5: Si no llenó sus taxes, cuando le oprime ‘Non-filers: Enter Payment Info Here’ lea todas las criterias y haga clic en ‘Ingrese su infromacion’ para calificar.

Paso 6: Lo mandarán a otra pagina:

Haga clic en ‘Empezar’

Paso 7: Crea su cuenta, siga las instrucciones, ingrese su informacion y agrege sus documentos cuando le pidan

English:

Step 1: Go to: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/economic-impact-payments

Step 2: Select 1 of the 2 categories.

  1. If you have filed taxes in 2018 or 2019, select ‘Get my payment’
  2. If you have not filed taxes in 2018 or 2019, select, ‘Non-filers: Enter Payment Info Here’ (Skip to Step 5)

Step 3: If you have filed taxes, once you click on Get My Payment, you will need to enter in your:

  1. Social Security Number
  2. Date of Birth
  3. Address
  4. Zip code

Step 4: The system will prompt you on the date the check was mailed or the date and account number where the money was deposited.

Step 5: If you have not filed taxes. Once you click on ‘Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info Here’, read all the eligibility criteria listed on the page and click on ‘Enter your information’ if you qualify.

Step 6: You will be directed to this

Click ‘Get Started’

Step 7: Create your account. Follow prompts to input all required information and upload documents.





Household/Food

SNAP Food Benefits/Beneficios de comida de SNAP


English: https://yourtexasbenefits.hhsc.texas.gov/programs/snap SNAP: What does it offer? It offers help to people to buy food for good health. People can also buy seeds for a garden with SNAP benefits. SNAP food benefits are added to a Lone Star Card, which can be used like a credit card in any store that accepts SNAP. SNAP benefits cannot be used to purchase tobacco. Español: https://yourtexasbenefits.hhsc.texas.gov/es/programas/beneficios-del-snap

SNAP ¿Qué ofrece? Ayuda a las personas a comprar comida para la buena salud. Las personas también pueden comprar semillas para un jardín con los beneficios del SNAP. Los beneficios de comida del SNAP se añaden a la tarjeta Lone Star y puede usarse como una tarjeta de crédito en cualquier tienda que acepte SNAP. Los beneficios del SNAP no pueden usarse para: Comprar tabaco.




Food Assistance


Visit https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/food_assistance_programs.html The YMCA has also started a food pantry for pick up:

Address: 6300 Westpark Drive #600, Houston, Texas 77057

Pantry hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 11am-2pm

Houston ISD / Houston Food Bank Food Distribution Sites interactive map More info for HISD Also, can we split up the Food Assistance to two separate FAQ headers.




School Meal Finder


Visit https://schoolmealfinder.hoonuit.com/?filter_state=tx

Type your address & select 2 miles in the distance field. The site will locate all areas providing breakfast or lunch offered each day within 2 miles radius.





Childcare/Seniors

Houston Food Bank - Senior Box Program


Visit https://www.houstonfoodbank.org/our-programs/senior-box-program/




Ayuda de dinero en efectivo de TANF (Pago único de TANF para abuelos)


Visita esta pagina: https://yourtexasbenefits.hhsc.texas.gov/es/programas/ayuda-de-tanf/abuelos




Texans Helping Texans - Food Delivery for Seniors


Seniors can request food delivery here. Favor Senior Support Line will operate from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m





Disability/Transport

Volunteer Driver Programs for Disabled Persons


Visit https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/free_transportation_disabled.html





Education/Activities

Updated information directly from the Independent School Districts


Below are the shortcuts to the ISDs Covid – 19 offerings and updates

Alief ISD

Spring Branch ISD

Houston ISD




At-Home Learning Resources


Houston Public Media Virtual Tours

Zoos, museums, theme parks around the country

Audible

free subscription to a collection of stories (audiobooks)




Head Start Locations


For more information and locations, click here

Head Start Center

6262 Gulfton St

Houston, TX 77081

Register with:

Baker Ripley

713-273-3211





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