Resources available in Texas City
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
Texas City Office
712 5th Ave. North, Texas City, TX 77590
Please make an appointment. No walk-ins.
You can find all resources below on the City of Texas City website, under Social Services on the Emergency Management page.
Services include disaster relief assistance to families impacted by disasters, community disaster education, disaster preparedness presentations, First Aid/CPR/AED courses, and babysitting courses.
Provides primary care, counseling and dental services for Galveston County residents with or without insurance.
Galveston County Health District Immunization Clinic
9580B Emmett Lowry Expressway
Texas City, TX 77591
Clinics are for walk-ins. Immunization services include vaccines for children and adults at clinics throughout the county. Please be sure to bring your shot record. Adult vaccinations include tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis B, pneumococcal, and influenza in accordance with state and national guidelines.
Galveston County Social Services
This site provides information about partner organizations. To maximize the utilization of tax payer’s dollars the Galveston County Social Services department no longer provides Financial Assistance and Guardianship services in-house. The County has partnered with Non-Profit Organizations to provide these services.
Greater Coastal Community Action Council – Texas City Office
2000 Texas Avenue
Texas City, TX 77590
The GCCAC assists individuals to transition themselves out of poverty with services such as financial assistance with rental and utilities, Headstart (for children), Section 8 assistance and much more. Call to make an appointment.
Gulf Coast Center
- Services include child and adolescent mental health services, intellectual and development disabilities services, and substance abuse recovery.
- 24-hour Crisis Hotline: (866) 729-3848
- Adult Mental Health Services: (800) 643-0967
- Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services: (877) 226-8780
- Connect Transport: 1-800-266-2320
- Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services: (888) 839-3229
- Prevention and Addiction Recovery Services: (409) 944-4440 or (281) 388-1006
- Veteran Support Services: (409) 944-4437
LGBT National Help Center
Services gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, & questioning people by providing free & confidential peer-support and local resources.
Youth Talkline: 800-246-7743
Senior Hotline: 888-234-7243
Mainland Community Partnership strives to provide: Coordinated management of the long-term recovery process. Assistance to individuals and families affected by disasters who do not have adequate personal resources for their unique recovery needs. Advocacy for our county’s most vulnerable residents especially seniors, individuals with access/functional needs, and lower income families to recover to a safe, sanitary and functional status
Learn how and where to apply for food stamp benefits. Apply online through the website www.yourtexasbenefits.com. Further information is available at www.211texas.org. The SNAP food benefits help people with low incomes and resources buy the food they need for good health. Medicaid Programs provide medical benefits for eligible low-income adults, children, and families. CHIP offers a health insurance program for children
Texas Abuse Hotline through the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
2000 Texas Avenue
Texas City, TX 77590
The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) has a central place to report child abuse and neglect; abuse, neglect, self-neglect, and exploitation of the elderly or adults with disabilities living at home; abuse of children in child-care facilities or treatment centers; and the abuse of adults and children who live in state facilities or are being helped by programs for people with mental illness or intellectual disabilities. If you would like to reach their office, please call 409-948-3481.
Provides housing assistance through HUD for Public Housing Low Rent and Section 8 Voucher Choice. You will need a picture ID when going into the office and there will be a waiting list.
Services include disaster response, disaster radio, food pantries, rent/utility assistance, and clothing and household goods. There are also special services for seniors, people who need temporary shelter, and some programs for children. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 pm.
UWGCM supports 31 organizations that provide a wide range of social services. There is a list of the organizations that UWGCM works with on their website.
Services include job referrals, job listings, resume assistance, internet access, copier, fax, telephone, computers, resource library, computer tutorials, labor market information, job search workshops, community resources and child care, career exploration and planning, career guidance, education and training scholarships.