Here are some helpful links and phone numbers in the Houston area.
Helpful Links and Phone Numbers
Star of Hope Family – 713.222.2220
Houston Area’s Women’s Center – 713.528.2121
Harris County Health (Gold Card Eligibility) – 713.566.3321
Emergency Food Bank – 713.528.3663
Harris County Housing Authority – 713.578.2100
Texas Workforce Commission(TWC) – 800.939.6631
Lone Star Legal Aid – 713.652.0077
Chicano Family Services Food Pantry – 713.923.2316
Catholic Charities Food Pantry – 713.526.4611
Houston Food Bank – 713.223.3700
Please contact our Parish office at 713.921.1261 for more helpful phone numbers.
Programs and Services
Life Houston provides short-term free infant formula and baby food on emergency basis at St Austin Center, 2002 S. Wayside #113. Call 713-528-6044 for more information.
Pregnancy Program: help with medical resources, parenting assistance, and on planning for the arrival of your child.
For more information or if you have any questions please contact Colleen Kitowski at 713-874-6760.
Infant Adoption Program: currently looking for couples who wish to adopt newborn babies. For more information call Colleen Kitowski at 713-874-6760
St Austin Catholic Community Center (2002 S. Wayside)
-English classes: Monday – Thursday from 9 AM – 7 PM.
-GED Preparation Classes: 713-580-6560.
-International Closet: New Organization that assists with career clothing and career training workshops.
For more information about any of these programs call: 713-580-6560 or 713-580-6561.
Southeast Houston Medical Clinic
Provides information to manage common health problems such as high blood pressure, diabetes, gout, infections, and weight management.
Located at 6515 Lawndale St. Houston, Texas 77023
Phone: 713 928-3300
We may be able to coach you as a couple and also as a parent. We offer enrichment sessions for marriage enrichment and an evidence base, Positive Parenting Program for couples struggling with their kids. For more detailed information please contact the office of Family Life Ministry at 713-741-8711
Support group for Alzheimer’s, come share care experiences, talks of wisdom and encouragement! It is free and no registration is required. The third Wednesday of each month at 6:30-7:30 PM at the Community Family Centers: 7524 Avenue E, Houston, TX 77012 Senior room. Janie Benitez is our support group facilitator. For questions or concerns, call our help line at 1-800-272-3900, 713-923-2316, or online www.alz.org / texas