Here you will find SEL, Social Services, COVID-19 and Community related information and resources. This page will be updated weekly to help support East Early College High School families and the East Area Community. Please click on the BLUE LINKS for additional information.
BakerRipley Neighborhood Tax Centers
Free tax preparation for families and individuals earning up to $58,000/preparación de impuestos gratis para familias e individuos que ganan hasta $58,000
Click here for mobile site locations /Haga clic aquí para más información
COVID-19 Vaccines at El Centro de Corazon
713-660-1880 for scheduling/ para hacer una cita
Adult (18+) vaccines Tuesday & Thursday only/ vacunas para adultos (hace 18+ años) martes & jueves solamente
8:30am to 2:30pm
Magnolia location/Centro de Salud de Magnolia
7037 Capitol St., Ste. N100
Houston, Texas 77011
Appointment recommended, walk-ins welcomed/ cita recomendada, bienvenida sin cita previa
Children's vaccines (5-11 & 12+) Monday - Friday/ vacunas para niños (hace 5-11 & 12+ años) lunes a viernes
Dunn location/Centro de Salud de John S. Dunn
7635 Canal St.
Houston, Texas 77012
Appointment required/ cita requerida
Use Your SNAP EBT Card on Amazon Fresh
Customers with a registered SNAP EBT card can receive access to Amazon Fresh without the Prime membership fees.
Please open the attachments below for more information and a coupon for Amazon Fresh!
Houston Amazon Fresh SNAP Coupon
AMMA - Lawn Care for seniors and persons with disabilities
Free lawn care service is available to seniors and people with disabilities who can no longer maintain their front lawn.
Residents of Fifth Ward, Kashmere Gardens, and Near Northside areas are eligible.
Please call 832-393-6624 to join the program with the City of Houston.
Urban Harvest Mobile Markets - Double-Up your SNAP benefits
Rebuilding Together Houston is offering free home repairs in Magnolia Park-Manchester, as part of their East End Community Revitalization program. Click Here for Flyer
SER Jobs - GED Classes
Hands-on learning, real-world opportunityfor young adults ages 16 to 24 in Houston
Take classes to earn your GED in 4 months
For more info Click Here
COVID-19 TESTING INFORMATION
HCC Southeast Campus
6815 Rustic Street
Houston, TX 77087
Hours: M-Fri, 8am-3pm. No appointments required
Magnolia Multi-Service Center
7037 Capitol Street
Houston, TX 77011
Hours: Wed. Fri., Sat., 8am-4pm
Tues/Thurs, 10am-6pm. No appointments required
For other locations and more information click here: Houston Health Department COVID-19 Testing
COVID-19 In-Home Health Testing
El Centro de Corazon
Apppointment required: call 713-660-1880
Free vaccines Monday - Friday from 8am to 3pm
Leonel Castillo Community Center
2101 South St.
Houston, TX 77009
El Centro de Corazon
Trusted. Compassionate. Bilingual. No waiting in your car. Receive your COVID-19 vaccine at El Centro by visiting elcentrodecorazon.org/covid19vaccine or by calling 713-660-1880 ext. 2160
Fuente confiable. Compasivo. Bilingüe. No es necesario hacer fila en su coche. Regístrese hoy para recibir su vacuna COVID-19 en El Centro. Visite elcentrodecorazon.org/covid19vaccine o llame al 713-660-1880 ext. 2160
Harris County Area Agency on Aging
Harris County Area Agency on Aging- service for those 65+. Counselors are available to connect older adults to services based on their eligibility.
*Can also assist with applying for Medicare Extra Help and QMB.
Call 832-393-4301 for immediate assistance.
Rebuilding Together Houston
Program: Rebuilding Together Houston provides free repair and renovation programs for elderly low-income, disabled and service-veteran homeowners in need.
Serving those 18+ who are low income, veterans, over 60 years of age, those with disabilities and those who care for minors with disabilities.
call 713-659-2511 or visit their website: https://www.rebuildinghouston.org/
Address: PO Box 15315, Houston, TX 77220
Texas Department of Insurance
- Insurance Claims
- If you don’t have insurance, you may have the possibility of getting assistance from FEMA.
- From the Texas Department of Insurance: https://www.tdi.texas.gov/news/2021/tdi02182021.html
National Disaster Distress Helpline
- Mental Health Resources
- National Disaster Distress Helpline: Call or text toll-free 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor for multilingual, and confidential crisis support service. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster.
CrowdSource Rescue is an organization that is actively gathering self referrals from patients at this time for immediate assistance. Specifically, someone can request for water to be delivered, to be rescued from their home, or have food delivered to them. To register for assistance, follow this link https://crowdsourcerescue.com/
Additional Resources for Harris County Residents
Individuals and business owners who sustained losses in the designated area can begin applying for assistance by registering online at http://www.DisasterAssistance.govor by calling 1-800-621-3362 or 1-800-462-7585 TTY.
The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) has received approximately $1.3 billion in Emergency Rental Assistance funds from the newly passed Coronavirus Relief Bill Rental Assistance Program. TDHCA is using the funds to help Texas renters pay rent and utility bills (including past-due rent and utilities).
TDHCA’s Texas Rent Relief program website and phone systems are up and running and ready to answer questions. TDHCA is accepting applications from landlords and tenants.
· Learn more and apply online at TexasRentRelief.com.
· Learn more and apply by phone at 833-9TX-RENT / 833-989-7368.
· Learn more and register for a live Texas Rent Relief Program webinar.
· To view the February 12 recorded webinar click here.
· To view the program Q&A click here.
Free Tax Preparation
- The Baker Ripley Neighborhood Tax Centers are now offering virtual tax preparation. They are also offering in person preparation at one of their 11 locations by appointment only. In order to keep everyone safe, social distancing and masks are required. All information on how to sign up can be found here: www.freetaxcenters.org
Were you directly or indirectly impacted by Hurican Harvey?
Train for FREE in Carpentry and Electricity
Sign up Home Builders Institute Flyer now: www.capitalideahouston.org/hbi
Bernice Langdon (Gulfton)
Ramona Edwards (Acres Homes)
Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council
has informaiton on mental health conditions, hotline numbers, social services, resources and more.
MentalHealthTX.org Flyer English
The City of Houston
Computer Access Program
The City of Houston is providing CARES Act Funding to get computers into the hands of low-income Houston residents who need them the most.
YMCA of Greater Houston
Does your child need care after school hours?
Click on the blue link below for additional information
The Meadow Center for Preventing Educational Risk
Motivating Children to do their homework: Parent's Guide
Public Utility Commission of Texas
Am I Eligible? COVID-19 Electricity Relief Program