Food Stamps and Food Services

Champions Community Church
http://www.championscc.org 281-397-7569, 13111 Bammel N. Houston Road, Houston 77066
Services to families in need of food. Low cost daycare ages 6wks-kindergarten, Life Skills Practice, free counseling, Friday Night activities, 7-11pm. No Fee.
 
Community Family Center
http://www.communityfamilycenters.org 713-923-2316, 7524 Ave. E, Houston 77012
ESL classes, GED testing, Food Pantry, Mon- Thurs, 8:30am-5:00pm, Fri 9:30-2pm. Summer/Afterschool program 713-595-1300. Day Care 713-670-2125
 
Food Stamp Offices
Texas Department of Human Services Information: 211
Clients will be issued a Lone Star Card to electronically access their benefits. Client will be given information on which office they are assigned to for DHS Self Support Services. M-F 8-5.
 
House of Amos
http://www.houseofamos.org 281-495-9061, 8030 Boone Road, Houston 77072
Emergency food pantry. Mon-Thurs 9-12pm & Sat 10-12pm. Saturday sack lunches. Computer classes, immunizations through Care Van, ESL classes for adults. M-Th 9a-12p & 6p-9p. Monthly Food Fair distribution. Citizenship classes Tues and Thurs 9a-12p.
 
Life Houston
http://www.lifehouston.org 713-528-6044
Provides free infant formula and baby food on temporary emergency basis for babies, 0-12 months. Bring birth certif., WIC voucher, mother’s photo ID. Assistance provided up to 6 times during 1st year of life. Parent or caregiver must bring photo ID. 
 
Loaves and Fishes
http://www.magnificathouse.org 713-224-1373, 2009 Congress, Houston 77002
Provides hot meal Tues – Sat, 11:30 – until food runs out; Sun, 10:45. Closed Monday. Women’s Emergency Shelter: 3:30pm-4:30pm check-in time. Overnight stay only.
 
Salvation Army
www.salvationarmyhouston.org 713-752-0677, 2208 Main Street 713-658-9205 serves all Harris County zip codes, 2732 Cherry Brook, Pasadena 713-378-0020, 1500 Austin St, Houston, TX 77002
Food boxes issued according to family size at Main Street office Mon-Thurs, 9 am-11am. Pasadena office gives out food, Mon. 1-2pm; Tues. 9-11am & 1-2pm; Fri. 9-11am. Must bring ID/DL. Social Security Numbers for all in the home. Proof of income & proof of residence. Also bag lunches served at Pasadena office for the homeless on Mon-Fri 10-11:45 & 1-2pm.
 
United Way Helpline
www.unitedwayhouston.org 211
Information on food pantries according to zip codes.
 
WIC State Program
www.texaswic.org 800-942-3678, Call for qualifying information and locations throughout Texas. I&R line Monday – Friday.
Free coupons for approved nutritious foods and nutrition information to pregnant and breast feeding women for infants and children up to 5. Harris County residents who meet income guidelines and determined to be a nutritional risk by dietician at local clinic.