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
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.
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)
COVID-19 TESTING LOCATIONS
CVS Health COVID-19 drive-thru test locations are by appointment only, patients must register at https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/covid-19-testing
1st, 2nd and 4th Saturdays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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
2nd and 4th Fridays 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
2nd Saturdays 10:00 am - 12:00 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.