Southwest Multi-Service Center


6400 High Star Dr.
Houston, Texas 77074-5006


Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    Rental Space

    Phone: 832-395-9916

    Rental space available for public meetings, receptions, workshops, banquets, and seminars. Conference rooms available for smaller meetings.

    Beat the Heat with Reliant

    June – October
    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Serves as a cooling center for individuals needing to escape high temperatures.

    Baker Ripley Senior Health and Wellness Center

    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Contact: Silvia Rodriguez
    Phone: 832-395-9922

    • Free hot, nutritious lunch
    • Health and wellness classes
    • Exercise classes and Tai Chi
    • Games
    • Arts and crafts
    • Parties and special events
    • Senior resources

    Community Relations Specialist

    Phone: 832-395-9906

    The community relations specialists assist clients in connecting them to a particular service such as emergency food, emergency assistance with rent and utilities, medical support, and other issues affecting clients. Call for more information or to schedule an appointment.

    Eligibility Assistance

    Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. / 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
    Phone: 832-395-9910
    To make an appointment through our call center: 832-393-5427

    Functions as an one-stop shop to serve anyone needing assistance with completing applications for health service programs. Eligibility for Houston Health Department Health Centers can be determined on-site. Provides application completion for Harris County Financial Assistance ProgramTexas Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Healthy Texas Women program.

    Houston Food Bank Senior Box Program

    Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Phone: 832-369-9390

    The Houston Food Bank Senior Box Program provides a monthly box of food to low income seniors to improve the health, nutrition and well-being of their lives.

    Get Moving Urban Gardens

    The Get Moving Houston Urban Gardens provide hands-on experience in vegetable gardening and urban agriculture to community members and encourage the consumption of local fruits and vegetables.

    Houston Public Library — Express Southwest

    Monday, 2 – 6 p.m.
    Tuesday, Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    Thursday, 12 – 8 p.m.
    Friday, 1 – 5 p.m.
    Saturday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Sunday, closed
    Phone: 832-393-2660

    The Houston Public Library, Express Southwest provides a large collection of resources for children, students, professors, small business owners, and anyone looking to take advantage of the technology resources available. Workshops and other free programs are available for the entire family in a safe and welcoming space.

    Legacy Community Health Services

    Phone: 832-548-5300

    Legacy Community Health Services, Southwest provides OB/GYN and pediatric clinic.


    Tuesday, Thursday (except first week of the month), 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Phone: 713-528-6044

    Lift Zone (Hotspot Internet Access)

    Comcast Lift Zones provide free hotspot internet access to help students get online, participate in distance learning, and do their homework.

    Mayor's Assistance Office

    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Phone: 832-395-9914

    The mission of the Mayor’s Assistance Office is to improve the quality of life for all Houstonians by promoting efficient and effective city services, encouraging community involvement and participation, handling individual citizens’ concerns, and supporting neighborhood revitalization efforts throughout the City of Houston.

    Mayor's Office of New Americans

    Phone: 832-395-9913

    The Mayor’s Office of New Americans and Immigrant Communities reaches out to Houston’s diverse community of immigrants, expatriates and refugees to facilitate their successful civic, economic and cultural integration as members of our community. By partnering with stakeholders and community-based organizations to offer programs, services, and signature events, the Office of New Americans seeks to build the capacity of Houston to welcome and integrate its diverse citizenry.

    Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

    Visit our WIC page to learn how to apply for WIC benefits, and find all locations and hours of operation.
    Phone: 832-393-5427

    WIC provides health care referrals, nutritional education, and nutritious foods to pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, and children under five who have nutrition health-related problems.