3RD WARD 

For a city-wide comprehensive COVID-19 resource listing visit the following links: 

For the latest information on COVID-19 visit the CDC WEBSITE.
 

For the latest information on COVID-19 in the Greater Houston area please visit the City of Houston EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTER.
 

For more information on COVID-19 locations in Harris County visit THE HOUSTON HEALTH DEPARTMENT WEBSITE.

RENTAL AND UTILITY ASSISTANCE

CHANGE HAPPENS!
COVID-19 RECOVERY FUND

Applicants must submit an application on the Change Happens! website. Assistance may be provided to a single household in either component 1 or component 2, but not both. 

Application Link

Change Happens! launched the COVID 19 Recovery Fund which includes a Flexible Emergency Financial Assistance Program.

Component 1  maximum award is $500.00

Flexible Emergency Financial Assistance (examples: food assistance, utility assistance, medication assistance)  

Component 2 Maximum award is $1000.00

Housing Emergency Assistance Program (examples: rental or mortgage assistance for those who cannot pay current months rent or behind on rent and at risk for eviction, foreclosure, or homelessness) 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

COVID-19 TESTING LOCATIONS

YATES HIGH SCHOOL

3650 Alabama, Houston, TX 77004​

Monday - Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

CVS Health COVID-19 drive-thru test locations are by appointment only, patients must register at https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/covid-19-testing 

FOOD RESOURCES

FOOD PANTRY BOT

Foodpantrybot.org

Text 855-308-2282

Riverside-Houston UMC operates a food pantry, open three Saturdays a month during this pandemic.

Call 713-748-5730 for more information.

PROJECT RESTORATION OUTREACH

2804 McGowen St Houston TX 77004

2nd and 4th Fridays 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Blodgett Urban Gardens has fresh produce available. Although it is not a giveaway pantry, produce is exchanged for a donation and they do accept SNAP as a vendor participating in the Double Up program. Blodgett Urban Gardens continues to support and supplement other organizations' pantries when they are able to do so.

ESSENTIAL NEEDS

*Resources are added as the information is received through our network. The dates, times, and locations may be changed or be canceled at the host discretion without notification.

*If you are aware of a resource in the 3rd Ward area that is not on our list please feel free to send us an email

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3353 Elgin St
Houston TX 77004
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