Nurse Health Line (NHL)
The Nurse Health Line (NHL) is a region-wide free community service. Residents will receive health information, care advice and be guided in their decisions regarding the appropriate time and place to seek care.
Gateway to Care
To find a health home for you or a family member, please call Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To find a food pantry and obtain assistance applying for SNAP benefits.
United Way Help Line (Texas) 2-1-1
Need held and don't know where to call? Call 2-1-1 to find out about food, shelter, counseling, after-school programs, senior services, disaster relief, and other resources.
Poison Control Center
If you have a poison emergency, call the poison control center immediately. Experts will help you if someone has inhaled, eaten or touched chemicals or has taken the wrong medicine.
Feeling stressed, depressed or thinking of suicide and don't know where to turn? Call the Crisis Hotline 24 hours a day to talk privately about your problems.
(Police, Fire, Medical Emergencies)
Call 9-1-1 only for emergencies threatening life or property that need police, fire or ambulance services.
The City of Houston Information 3-1-1
3-1-1 connects you to city services 24 hours a day. Representatives will direct you to the right person, help you with traffic tickets, operating hours or a neighborhood problem.
Do you have questions about Senior and Disability Services? Care Connections helps you learn about available services and resources.