Other Helpline-2

Housing Assistance:

Organization Basic Info Phone Number Website/ Address
Fort Bend County Housing Assistance Help paying rent 281-342-3411 http://www.fortbendcountytx.gov/
Houston Housing Authority Housing for Houston 713-260-0528 http://www.housingforhouston.com/
Section 8 Housing Help Housing/rent Help 866-4667328 http://housingforhouston.com/media/26510/application%20for%20public%20housing.pdf
http://housingforhouston.com/public-housing/apply-for-public-housing.aspx
http://housingforhouston.com/media/26510/public%20housing%20application.pdf
http://www.gosection8.com/what-is-section8.aspx
http://www.section8programs.com/houstontexas.html
Harris County Housing Resource Center Low cost rentals www.hrc.hctx.net 713-578-2055 http://www.socialserve.com/tenant/index.html?state_id=4082&ch=HC
http://www.hrc.hctx.net/
Home and Communities (Housing & Urban Dev) Texas HUD (Housing & Urban Development program)Help Paying Rent 800-225-5342 http://www.hud.gov/local/index.cfm?state=tx&topic=offices
Montgomery County Housing Assistance Help paying rent 936-539-9211 http://www.mceatx.org/default.aspx/MenuItemID/144/MenuGroup/_Home.htm
Harris County Home Ownership Help Buying Low Cost House 713-578-2121 http://www.harriscountyhome.hctx.net/DoIQualify.html
H. Benefits Checkup In USA/Texas Help Buying Low Cost House
Check Various Medical and Social benefits available in Texas and USA
On Line https://www.benefitscheckup.org/cf/ec/index.cfm?menu_tab=index&partner_id=11&org_id=&user_id=

Shelters

Organization Basic Info Phone Number Website/ Address
Houston Texas Homeless Shelters List of shelters
Shelter and Counselling Help
online only http://www.youth-reach.org/youthreachhouston.html
http://annisahopecenter.com/resources/shelter-and-counseling/
Salvation Army Shelters 5 locations 713-869-3551,
713-752-0677
http://www.salvationarmyhouston.org/welcome
YMCA Cossaboom Transitional Shelters 713-643-4396 www.ymca.org
Star of Hope Shelter at 1811 Ruiz 713-226-5426 http://www.sohmission.org/NetCommunity
https://www.sohmission.org/help
Turning Point Center RE-ESTABLISHING LIFE FOR HOUSTON’S ELDERLY HOMELESS 713-957-0099 http://www.turningpointcenter.org/
Fortbend County Help Center Men’s Shelter and other help On Line Detail http://www.fortbendcountytx.gov/index.aspx?page=717

Comprehensive Social Service Agencies/Refugees Help

Organization Basic Info Phone Number Website/ Address
Family Services-comprehensive, referrals Social services,family crisis, home health care 713-861-4849 www.familyservices.org
Friends of Family Health Services. Family Health Services 7(562) 690-0400 http://www.fofhealthcenter.org/default.aspx/MenuItemID/ 105/MenuGroup/Home.htm
Refugee Resettlement Programs Look for your refugee assistance program. multiple www.hhsc.state.tx.us/programs/refugee/
http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/programs/refugee/Contact-List.pdf
http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/programs/refugee/volags.shtml
Refugees Services of Texas Refugees Services of Texas 713-644-6224 http://www.rstx.org/houston.html
Amaanah Refugees Services Refugees Services in Houston 713-370-3063 http://refugeelink.com/amaanahs-attic/
Helping Refugees Refugees Services In Sugar Land 979-709-1882 http://helpingrefugees.com/
Fort Bend County Multiple forms of help 281-342-4211 http://www.co.fort-bend.tx.us
http://www.fortbendcountytx.gov/index.aspx?page=455
Montgomery County Emergency Assistance Food, daycare, rent, car gas. Call from 8-4:45 for appt. 936-539-9211 http://www.mcea-tx.org/Default.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1
Help Paying Bills Assistance with medical and utility bills Online tool www.needhelppayingbills.com
Utility Aid in Texas Low Income Energy Bills Payment 1-877-399-8939 https://www.utilityaid.com/state/texas.html
La Habra Family Resource Center Many Help Sources (714) 447-3460 www.frclahabra.org/default.aspx/MenuItemID/143/MenuGroup/Test_Home.htm

Healthcare for the Homeless

Organization Basic Info Phone Number Website/ Address
Star of Hope 1811 Ruiz Healthcare in the SOH shelter 713-226-5426 http://homeless-healthcare.org/program/shelter-clinics/
Cathedral Clinic 1212 Prarie Healthcare in Cathedral Shelter 713-220-9730 http://homeless-healthcare.org/program/shelter-clinics/
Search Clinic 2505 Fannin Healthcare in Search Shelter 713-276-3079 http://homeless-healthcare.org/program/shelter-clinics/
Harris Health System Healthcare for Homeless in Harris County 713-566-6509 https://www.harrishealth.org/en/our-community/outreach-services/pages/healthcare-homeless.aspx
Search Clinic—Dental Dental healthcare in Search Shelter 713-276-3030 http://homeless-healthcare.org/program/shelter-clinics/

Legal Help

Organization Basic Info Phone Number Website/ Address
Muslim Advocates (Civil Liberties) Legal Help for Low Income People 415 692 1484 http://www.muslimadvocates.org/
Free Legal Help Legal Help for Low Income People 800-252-9690 http://texaslawhelp.org/
http://annisahopecenter.com/resources/legal-assistance/
http://www.makejusticehappen.org/node/24/how-get-help
http://www.sll.texas.gov/self-help/where-to-go-for-help/legal-assistance-organizations/
http://statelaws.findlaw.com/texas-law/free-legal-aid-in-houston.html
Fort Bend Lawyers Care Must meet financial eligibility 281-239-0015 http://www.fortbendlawyerscare.org/
Ask the Lawyer at AAFS Lone Star Legal Aid Every Wednesday from 1-4 pm 713-600-9400 http://aafstexas.org/programs-services/ask-the-lawyer-day/
Lone Star Legal Aid Apply online for free legal help 800-733-8394 http://www.lonestarlegal.org/how-to-apply.pl
Injury Claim Coach Guide to take legal action for Personal Injury and/or elder abuse in Nursing Homes 713-652-0077,
800-354-1889
http://www.injuryclaimcoach.com/elder-abuse.html
Catholic Charities Legal Imm, 2900 Louisiana St. First three Tuesdays of month @ 1:00pm 713-874-6570 http://www.catholiccharities.org/services/services-programs-immigration
Houston Volunteer Lawyers Houston Volunteer Lawyers (713) 228-0732 http://www.makejusticehappen.org/node/24/how-get-help
http://www.sll.texas.gov/self-help/where-to-go-for-help/legal-assistance-organizations/
Islamic Will Proforma for USA ISLAMIC WILL PROFORMA On Line http://www.masjidalmomineen.com/downloads/Islamic_Will.pdf
http://www.al-quraan.org/category-s/1836.htm
http://www.ifoundislam.net/revert-supports/images/E-Books/Islamic%20Will%20by%20Islamic%20Society%20of%20North%20America%20-%20Good.pdf

Texas Workforce Commission

Work training, job searches, resume creation

Go online to locate your office

https://workintexas.com
http://workintexas.jobs/

Job Search

Organization Basic Info Phone Number Website/ Address
WyzAnt Tutoring Sign up to teach Arabic, Algebra, Physics, etc… 877-999-2681 https://www.wyzant.com/TutorSignupStart.aspx
Care.com Register to be a caregiver (babysitter, nanny, housekeeper, nurses etc) online https://www.care.com/

Unemployment/Disability Benefits

Organization Basic Info Phone Number Website/ Address
Texas Workforce Commissions Apply for unemployment benefits. 1-800-939-6631 https://services.twc.state.tx.us/UBS/changeLocale.do?language=en&country=US&page=/security/logon.do
Non-government site to apply for unemployment Apply for unemployment benefits…not official Online only http://myunemploymentresource.com/
To Apply for Disability with SSA Apply for disability online or call 800-772-1213 http://ssa-custhelp.ssa.gov/app/answers/detail/a_id/326/~/apply-for-social-security-disability-benefits
Disability Guide Detail info on disability and help for Denied Cases 801-702-4921 http://disabilityguide.com/
Disability Referral Service for help when denied Online screening and referral tool. Online only http://www.socialsecurity-disability.org/content/denied-social-security
Mylar Disability Social Security Disability Advocates 800-652-9626 http://mylerdisability.com/
National Social Security Advocates Social Security Advocates 800-662-4633 http://www.binderandbinder.com/
The Coalition for Barrier Free Living Barrier Free Living 713-974-4621 http://www.hcil.cc/index.html
Injury Claim Coach Guide on Personal Injury Claim and Compensation On Line http://www.injuryclaimcoach.com/

Tax Filling Help

Organization Basic Info Phone Number Website/ Address
Neighborhood Tax Centers Free for low income, prep, filing, refunds 211 http://www.neighborhood-centers.org/en-us/content/Neighborhood+Tax+Centers.aspx
http://houstonlibrary.org/home
IRS Free tax assistance 800-829-1040 http://www.irs.gov/
IRS Copies of Prior Years Tax Transcripts Get Prior Years IRS Tax transcripts 800-562-5227 http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Copies-of-Prior-Year-Federal-Tax-Returns-and-or-a-Transcript
Free Credit Reports Get Free Credit Reports 877-322-8228 http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0155-free-credit-reports

Immigration Help

Organization Basic Info Phone Number Website/ Address
USCIS Check Your Status and other Immigration related Info Online https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/Dashboard.do
https://egov.uscis.gov/casestatus/landing.do
http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.
All Immigration Forms Print Immigration Forms On Line https://www.us-immigration.com/
Physicians for Green Card Medicals Physicians Locator for Green Card On Line http://www.uscis.gov/forms
Travel. State. Gov US Passport & renewals On Line https://egov.uscis.gov/crisgwi/go?action=offices.summary
https://www.us-immigration.com/Doctors-list/texas.jsp
http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html
Free Citizenship Classes in Houston/Passport and other Free Classes for Citizenship Exam/Interview Contact Info. http://houstonlibrary.org/home
Immigrant Access Resources Immigration Access Resources On Line http://commonsense.zocalodesign.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/ moiraresourceguideHouston2010.pdf
Immigration Fee Waiver Special cases: Battered, Protected Status, etc 800-375-5283 http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-912.pdf
U.S. citizenship who seek an exception to the English and civics testing requirements for naturalization “because of physical or developmental disability or mental impairment.” Citizenship Interview Ecemption Forms N-648, Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions Download, Fill and Mail http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=6c388875d714d010VgnVCM10000048f3d6a1RCRD&vgnextchannel=db029c7755cb9010Vgn VCM10000045f3d6a1RCRD
Catholic Charities Legal Imm, 2900 Louisiana St. First three Tuesdays of each month 1:00pm 713-874-6570 http://www.catholiccharities.org/services/services-get-help
YMCA International Services $40 consultation for immigration problems Wed 9-3, no appts. 6300 Westpark, Suite 600, no appointments 713-339-9015 http://www.ymcahouston.org/links/internationalimmigrationlegalservices.pdf
www.ymcainternationalservices.org
Fast USA Passport New/renewals USA Passport/Renewal/Visa Services 1-877-910-7277 https://fastportpassport.com/passports

Disaster Programs

Organization Basic Info Phone Number Website/ Address
Disaster Assistance Search by disaster see what to do online resource http://www.disasterassistance.gov/disaster-information/disaster-types
American Red Cross Training, education, resources 713-526-8300 http://www.redcross.org/tx/houston
United Way Preparedness, training, resources 713-957-4357 http://www.unitedwayhouston.org/Who+We+Help/
Harris County Homeowner Disaster Recovery Prog Disaster recovery and case management onsite assistance http://www.harrisrecovery.org/mydocs/HARRIS%20COUNTY%20HDRP%20Application.pdf
Organization Basic Info Phone Number Website/ Address
Houston Police Family Violence Unit Police trained to handle domestic abuse situations 713-308-1100 http://www.houstontx.gov/police/fvu/community.htm
An-Nissa Hope Center Women and Families Suffering from Domestic abuse 832-324-9111
713-339-0803
http://www.annisahopecenter.com/
Asians Against Domestic Abuse Help for families suffering from domestic abuse 713-339-8300 http://www.aadainc.org/
DAYA Serving South Asian Families Help for families suffering from domestic abuse 713-981-7645 http://www.dayahouston.org/
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse [AVDA] Help for families suffering from domestic abuse 713-224-9911 http://avda-tx.org
Houston Area Women’s Center Help for families suffering from domestic abuse 713-528-2121 http://www.hawc.org
NW Assistance Ministries Help for families suffering from domestic abuse 713-885-HOPE http://www.namonline.org
National Domestic Violence Hotline Help for families suffering from domestic abuse 800-799-SAFE http://www.thehotline.org/
ICNA Women’s Shelter Counseling, job training, shelter 832-382-1669 http://icnarelief.org/site2/
Shifa Women’s Center Help in Arabic, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu 713-267-4000 http://www.shifawomenscenter.com/
Elder Abuse info If you are elderly and being abused 800-677-1116 http://www.ncea.aoa.gov/
Houston Area Women Center Domestic Violence 713-528-2121 http://www.hawc.org
Bay Area Turning Point Counseling, social services, shelter 281-286-2525 http://www.bayareaturningpoint.org/
Ft. Bend Family Promise Counseling, social services, shelter, meals 281-403-3923 http://www.fortbendfamilypromise.org/
http://www.fortbendcountytx.gov/index.aspx?page=717
Betty’s Haven Channel-view area, domestic violence shelter 281-422-2292 http://northchannelcoalition.org/
Saafe Huntsville Domestic violence shelter 936-291-3369 http://www.saafehouse.org/
Turning Point Center (Spring area) Shelter for Homeless Elederly (over 50) 713-957-0099 http://www.turningpointcenter.org/
Community Youth Services Harris County Youth Resources Directory 713-295-2500 http://www.hc-ps.org/
Fort Bend Women’s Center Fort Bend County….Richmond, TX 281-342-4357,
713-496-0100
http://fortbendwomenscenter.org/en/node/116
http://www.fortbendcountytx.gov/index.aspx?page=717
Project Sakinah 1717 St. James Place, #450,Houston, TX 77056 703-531-8179 http://www.projectsakinah.org/directory
Lone Star Help Resources Various Domestic Violence and Women Abuse Help resources 713-957-4357 http://www.lonestar.edu/departments/chiefsecurity/STOPPReferralsListing.pdf
Texas Council on Family Violence FV Providers Map Search Directory Online http://www.tcfv.org/resources/service-directory
Injury Claim Coach Guide to take legal action for Personal Injury and/or elder abuse in Nursing Homes On Line http://www.injuryclaimcoach.com/elder-abuse.html