Multi-Service Centers

The Houston Health Department is open and providing core services during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the following temporary modifications:

  • Multi-Service Centers are open with access limited to clients of existing tenants.
  • Group events of more than 10 people are evaluated on a case by case basis to ensure disease containment and keep everyone safe.
  • The Eligibility Assistance service, which provides screening and certification for health care programs such as Medicaid and Harris Health, is consolidating to the West End Multi-Service Center.

The Houston Health Department operates 11 multi-service centers throughout Houston. Our spacious centers provide a variety of services to Houstonians and are available for public and private events.

Services

Our multi-service centers work in partnership with collaborating agencies to provide educational resources, direct services, referrals, access to basic needs, and other social services needs, including:

  • Healthy food through our farmers markets, produce wagons, and community gardens
  • Education to manage chronic diseases such as diabetes or high blood pressure
  • Computer room and free WiFi
  • Application help for financial assistance programs such as Medicaid, Affordable Care Act Insurance, and Harris Health Financial Assistance
  • Facility rentals for private events
  • Meeting space for public events and meetings
  • Fitness activities and exercise equipment
  • Services for seniors 60 and older (meals, benefits counseling, fitness activities)
  • Help with accessing health care and social services
  • Comcast Lift Zones that provide free hotspot internet access to help students get online, participate in distance learning, and do their homework.

Multi-Service Center Locations