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Summer Food Programs

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer/P-EBT: Application will open from June 1st-30th. P-EBT is for children who received SNAP food benefits during the month of March 2020 and for children who are certified for free or reduced-price school meals during the 2019-20 Texas school year. You could receive up to $285 per child on a P-EBT card to purchase food at stores.

HISD Food Distribution: Beginning June 1, families will be able to pick up boxed student meals twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays at one of 68 designated schools across the district. Each box will contain a day’s worth of meals, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a snack. Pick up sites will provide parents with multiple boxes — three on Mondays and four on Thursdays — for each child.

Texas Department of Agriculture: Offering no-cost meals this summer for children 18 and younger, and enrolled students with disabilities up to 21 years old through its Summer Meal Program.

              Nearest Locations

    • 4002 Corder St., Houston, TX 77021
    • 5601 Royal Palms St., Houston, TX 77021
    • Be A Champion at Catholic Charities Guadalupe, 326 S. Jensen Dr., Houston, TX 77003


Kids Meals: Kids’ Meals delivers free healthy meals, Monday through Friday to children 5 years old or younger who live within their delivery routes. For more information, please call (713) 695- 5437.

Local Food Pantries

Immaculate Conception Food Pantry 

7250 Harrisburg Blvd.

Houston, TX 77011

(713) 921-1261

Comunidad de Gracia

6601 Sherman Street

Houston, TX 77011

(713) 926- 3262

JOY Mission Center 

7629 Avenue F

Houston, TX 77012

(713) 921- 0197

Queen of Peace Pantry SVDP 

3011 Telephone Road

Houston, TX 77023

(713) 921-0197

Baker Ripley House

4410 Navigation

Houston, TX 77020

(713) 315- 6400

John L. Food Depot SVDP

46654 Gulf Fwy.

Houston, TX 77087

(713) 862 -2605

Blessed Sacrament SVDP

4015 Sherman Street

Houston, TX 77003

(713) 305- 1736

Denver Harbor

6402 Market St.

Houston, TX 77020

(713) 670- 2102

Open Arms Pantry

65959 Long Dr. Ste. L

Houston, TX 77087

(713) 641- 1175

Meals for Kids

Free and Reduced School Lunch 

Apply at your local school campus. You must reapply each year.

Local Infant Formula for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.)

L.I.F.E provides free infant formula and baby food on an emergency basis for babies from birth to 12 months.

2002 S. Wayside

Houston, TX 770223

(713)528- 6044

Kids Meals

Kids’ Meals delivers free healthy meals, Monday through Friday to children 5 years old or younger who live within their delivery routes.

For more information, call (713) 695- 5437 or visit

Nutrition Assistance

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP)

When you use SNAP at any Get Moving Farmers Market, you can DOUBLE your benefits to save on fruits and vegetables !

Visit FarmersMarket 

To apply for SNAP, dial 211 or apply online at

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

You may qualify if you are pregnant or have children under five years old. Household income limits apply.

Register for WIC-FMNP to receive a $30 voucher to use at the Get Moving Houstoon Farmers Markets to buy fruits and vegetables.

Nearest WIC office:

Magnolia Multi-Service Center

7037 Capitol St.

Houston, TX 77011

(832) 393-5427

Legal Help

Houston Volunteer Lawyers

713-228- 0732

Lone Star Legal Aid 

500 Jefferson St.

Houston, TX 77002

(713) 652-0077



Housing Authority of the City of Houston

2640 Fountain View

Houston, TX 77057

(713) 260-0600

Monday- Friday ( By appointment)

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Harris County Housing Authority 

8933 Interchange Dr.

Houston, TX 77054

(713) 578- 2100

Monday- Thursday (By appointment only)

8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Friday (Document drop-off only)

8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Senior Services

BakerRipley Ripley House 

Services: Referrals to caregiver support groups, dementia-specific adult day centers, and in-home services.

4410 Navigation

Houston, TX 77011

(713) 315-6400

Job Placement

SER-Jobs for Progress

1710 Telephone Rd.

Houston, TX 77023

(713) 773- 6000

Workforce Solutions

5410 Harrisburg Blvd.

Houston, TX 77011

(713) 228 -8848



Seniors (ages 65-69) & Medicare Card Holders

Receive 50% off all METRO fares

Seniors (70+)

All Metro fares are FREE

To download application, please visit

Student Discount 

Students receive 50% off fares

To learn more about the requirements, please visit


Children ages five and under ride METRO for free and must be accompanied by an adult.