All Emergencies dial 911
Dial 2-1-1. No matter where you live in Texas, you can dial 211 and find information about resources in your local community. 2-1-1 is the number to call when you don't know who to call.
Each location provides free computer, fax and telephone access for job searches. We are located throughout the Gulf Coast area to aid job hunters in finding a good job. Find Your Career Office.
Texas Poison Control Center Network:
Call 1-800-222-1222 in a poison emergency. Do not wait for the victim to look or feel sick. If victim collapsed or not breathing, call 911. For information: www.PoisonControl.org
Child Development Information
Texas Early Childhood Intervention
Infants, Toddlers, and 3-year old learning
Women, Infant and Children (WIC) nutrition program helps pregnant women, new mothers and young children eat well, learn about nutrition and stay healthy. WIC provides services to pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, as well as children under age of 5 . All WIC services are free to those who qualify.
(Children's Health Insurance Program)
Children in Texas without health insurance may be able to get low cost or free health coverage from the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) or Children’s Medicaid. Both programs cover office visits, prescription drugs, dental care, eye exams, glasses, and much more. Learn more about what is covered.
Families with children who get Children’s Medicaid pay nothing and children with CHIP pay no more than $50 a year for health care coverage. Some families with CHIP also may need to pay co-pays for some services. Learn more about costs.
The Healthy Marriage Program provides voluntary marriage and relationship education skills. Through the Twogether in Texas website you can locate marital, pre-marital and relationship counselors and classes.
To learn more about qualifying for marriage education, enter your ZIP code, city or county in the “Search for Marriage Education Services” field and click search.
- All Texans can use these services.
- There are no eligibility requirements.
- Couples who complete pre-marital education through one of the counselors listed on this website will receive a completion certificate that can be presented to a Texas county clerk for:
- Up to $60 off their marriage license fee
- Waiving the 72-hour waiting period