Community Centers, Youth Services, and Education Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star 713-271-5683, 6437 High Star, Houston 77074
Mentoring one on one for children ages 6-14. Both community and school-based programs.
Boys and Girls Club Administrative Office: 1520-A Airline, Houston 77009 713-868-3426
Tutoring, arts & crafts, and game room. Ages 7-17. Membership fee of $5 during school year, $20 per child during summer. Provides transportation from some schools.
Club locations:
5950 Selinsky 713-991-5083 4900 Bldg. C- Providence 713-676-0519
2411 Canal 713-227-1041 8575 Pitner 713-690-3946
1520 Airline Drive 713-862-7404 Stafford: 3110 5th 281-261-5737
10918 ½ Bentley 281-227-1140 5525 Hobby 281-438-4720
Champions Community Center 281-893-1900, 13111 Bammel N. Houston, Houston 77066
Community service opportunities, information and referral services and recreation services for youth, as well as free counseling services, homeless outreach, and food pantry.
Chinese Community Center 713-271-6100, 9800 Town Park Drive, Houston 77036
After-school tutorials, individual and group counseling, Child Development Program, field trips/recreation, youth program, summer camp, ages 6-18. Focus is to deter gang activity/delinquency. Monthly parenting workshop. Focus on cultural awareness and adjusting to new environment. Adult ESL, job training, & senior program. Gym membership available to anyone in community. Chinese school available for community.
Community Family Center 713-923-2316, 7524 Ave. E., Houston 77012
Services for Spanish speaking community. Clinica de Consultar Familiar provides resource information. HIV & parenting education. Teen pregnancy program. ESL & GED, substance abuse, & juvenile delinquency classes.
Connecting Families (formerly Family Outreach) 936-441-4733, 600 Gerald St, Willis, Texas 77378
Non-profit, low cost parenting classes, family & individual counseling, & court ordered divorce counseling.
Hester House 713-672-2573, 2020 Solo, Houston, TX 77020
Programs and services to residents of 77020, 77026. Early childhood, family and social services, computer classes and senior services.
Jewish Community Center 713-729-3200, 5601 S. Braeswood, Houston 77096
Provides education, recreation, and fellowship opportunities for the Jewish community, but open to all.
Juvenile Court Volunteers (Crossroads) 713-295-2789, 6300 Chimney Rock, Houston 77081
Volunteer mentors for youth involved in Juvenile Probation system.
BakerRipley (formerly Neighborhood Centers Inc.)
Community centers offer a variety of services, recreation, and education to all ages.
Pearland Neighborhood Center 281-485-1987, 2335 N. Texas Avenue, Pearland 77581
Multi-service complex of the United Way of Brazoria County. Health programs, recreation, food and baby pantry, public meetings, information and referral and “Chemical Abuse Resolution Lies in Education” (Charlie) program. Utility and rental assistance. GED scholarships.
Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club
After-school program for ages 6-15 years old. Counseling, athletic activities, food pantry. Variety of services based on location.
2600 Aldine-Westfield, Houston 77093 713-695-3388
2732 Cherry Brook Lane, Pasadena 77502 713-378-0020
5757 Ranchester, Ste. 1900 Houston 77036 – Serves Asian community. 713-988-5201
12507 Windfern, Houston 77064 (Northwest Corp) 832-200-4620
4516 Irvington Blvd., Houston 77009 (Temple Corp) 713-692-2283
Shape Community Center Administrative Office - 3903 Almeda Rd., Houston, TX 77004 713-521-0629, Family Center - 3815 Live Oak, Houston, TX 77004 713-521-0641
Free computer classes, after-school program and youth development. Programs to support families.
Spring Branch Family Development Center 713-996-8781, 8575 Pitner, Houston 77080
Education, recreation, health and social services for area residents.
Twin Oaks Community Center
713-472-0706, 3222 Pasadena Blvd, Pasadena 77503
Provides referral, education. Adult exercise, ESL, GED, computer skills classes (English/Spanish). Free seminars for the community. Summer lunch program for children up to 18.
Wesley Community Center, Inc., Main Office 1410 Lee St., Houston 77009 713-223-8131, Reba Veal Henderson 1235 Henderson, Houston 77009 713-222-8725