West End Multi-Service Center


170 Heights Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77020-3729


Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Rental Space

Phone: 832-393-5950

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

Baker Ripley Senior Health and Wellness Center

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Contact: Myra Sistos
Phone: 713-802-2284
Phone: 832-921-6401
Email: msistos@bakerripley.org

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

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.

Center for Recovery & Wellness

Office hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Recovery support groups: Tuesday, Thursday, 7 – 8 p.m.
Phone: 713-819-0699
Phone: 832-373-3050

Child Care of Greater Houston

Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Phone: 713-868-1555

The Child Care Council of Greater Houston, Inc. provides childcare education for children six months to five years of age. Offers planned educational programs coordinated by state licensed staff, three daily meals, school age after school up to 11 years old and parent involvement opportunities.

Eligibility Assistance

Monday – Thursday, 8:30 - 11 a.m. and 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Phone: 832-393-1770

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.

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.

Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD, Infant Program

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 713-869-2891

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD provides counseling and psychiatric services for children and youth from 3 to 18 years of age.

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.

L.I.F.E. Houston

Monday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Phone: 713-864-9993
Phone: 713-528-6044

L.I.F.E. Houston provides emergency food for babies from birth to 12 months.

Mayor's Assistance Office

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 832-393-5958

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.