We are here to help

Family Houston’s community support specialists* are available to assist by connecting individuals and families to resources, completing applications for medical, dental, and food benefits, and helping create a plan towards self-sufficiency. Application assistance includes: 

  • SNAP Food Benefits 
  • Texas 
  • Medicaid
  • Texas Health Women
  • TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
  • Harris Health Gold Card

*Family Houston community support specialists assist with benefits applications but do not make decisions on eligibility.

This program is currently full and not accepting applications. For immediate assistance call 2-1-1 to find resources for food health, housing, and more in your area.




Provides a self-pay fee for a client seeking counseling


Provides a family with health or basic needs assistance


Provides a counseling session for two school aged children