Community Resources

  • Have you ever wondered if a resource collecting community organizations existed in one place? It does! This guide highlights an amazing collection of resources including after school and summer camps, basic needs resources including clothing, financial stability, food and shelter assistance; and community center information, youth services, ESL services, family literacy, resources linked to learning, transportation and more! Click HERE to examine the guide. 
    Click on the Title in the chart below to explore great community resources.  The following resources are listed alphabetically by Organization:  
    Volunteer With Big Brothers Big SistersBig Brothers Big SistersPositively impact a child for the better, forever.
    Internet Activities for KidsBrainPOP (English)Assist students with fun activities in a choice of content areas
    Internet Activities for KidsBrainPop (Espanol)Assist students with fun activities in a choice of content areas
    Stop Houston GangsCity of HoustonSupport keeping students out of gangs; and recognize gang signs, symbols, etc.
    College Preparation InformationCollege BoardStudents and Education Professionals can discover resources for college preparation.
    College for All TexansCollege for All TexansGain assistance for applying for college, paying for college and get all your questions about aid answered in one site.
    Discount Internet ServiceComcastTo help low-income families who aren’t able to afford Internet access at home, Comcast has created the Internet Essentials program.
    South-Asian Community SupportDAYADAYA promotes awareness on topics relevant to the welfare of South Asian families through educational seminars, publications, and outreach events.
    Want to Donate to a School? Program?Donors ChooseConnecting donors with schools and teachers that have specific needs.
    Health Outreach ServicesECHOS-HoustonEpiphany Community Health Outreach Services helps to improve the lives of the most vulnerable and at risk individuals in our community by narrowing the disparities in access to healthcare, education, job training and quality of life.
    Houston Kids Resources NetworkFor Houston's KidsFor Houston's Kids is a network of private, public, civic and faith-based providers of services committed to ensuring that every neighborhood, school, and community of Greater Houston has the resources needed to produce whole and healthy kids.
    Generation TXGeneration TXLearn when to research schools, apply to Texas two- and four- year universities and plan your path today.
    Learning Search EngineGooruK-12 Learning Resources search engine.
    Youth Services DirectoryHarris CountyProvides a variety of services for the youth of Harris County.
    Youth ProgramsHarris County Sheriff's DepartmentYoung adults can learn about opportunities in law enforcement.
    Teens Site: ReadingHouston Library SystemConnecting teens with reading opportunities, activities, library resources and other community news.
    Read/Write/Think: Reading and Language Arts ResourcesInternational Reading AssociateResources to help parents introduce and support reading to children.
    Free Admission Days at MFAHMuseum of Fine Arts HoustonThursdays are FREE admission at MFAH
    Watch DOGS (Dads Of Great Students)National Center for FatheringThe National Center for Fathering ( is a nonprofit educational organization that provides research-based training and resources so that men are equipped to address their children’s needs.
    Immigrant Women's Resource LibraryNational Immigrant Women's Advocacy ProjectProvide assistance to empower women and girls; advancing rights of women and girls through advocacy.
    National Night OutNational Night OutLearn how communities network to build stronger, safer neighborhoods.
    Parent Information & Resource CenterNational Parent Information Resource Center (NPIRC)Provides technical assistance to PIRCs across the US.
    Neighborhood & Community Center ConnectionsNeighborhood CentersNeighborhood Centers Inc. brings resources, education and connection to more than 340,000 people throughout Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast area each year.
    College Resource PlanningNew Futuro (English & Spanish)Everything you need to get into college in one online resource.
    Parent Education in SpanishParents AllianceParents Alliance unlocks learning opportunities for low-income Hispanic parents by offering them an integrated online Learning Experience and a world-class educational portal in Spanish.
    Free Parenting Classes in SpanishSabiduria HoustonFree parenting classes that include sessions: The keys to creating a close happy family; How to get your kids to listen to you; Discipline without punishing or yelling; Encouraging responsibility & initiative; Spiritual choices
    Mobile Health ClinicTexas Children's HospitalThe mobile clinic gives free medical care to underserved children from newborn to 18 years of age. The clinic is open to the public; children do not have to attend the school where the bus is parked to receive care.
    Nonprofit Online Search Feature for CommunitiesTexas Connector by Onestar FoundationTexas Connector is an online, interactive mapping tool that links needs and nonprofits to strengthen Texas communities.
    Science Adventures for Kids Ages 6-12the Houston Museum of Natural ScienceHelping to link kids to great science activities.
    United Way Services of HoustonUnited Way of Greater HoustonHelping to link services to communities and families.
    United Way Zip Code SearchUnited Way of Greater HoustonZip Code search of available services
    Busy Bee Inc.                                         
    Busy BeeTo decrease statistics among youth and young adults including but not limited to HIV/STD infection, suicide, runaways, illiteracy, high school dropouts and incarceration by providing competent, culturally diverse, non-discriminatory, life-changing programs.