Other Types of

Emergency Assistance

Medical Assistance

Addresses urgent physical illness, mental illness, access to health care for uninsured patients, and preventive health. The goal is to prevent workplace absenteeism resulting in lost wages and school absenses due to illness. MAM helps by providing:


  • Limited medical assistance and prescription drugs

  • Application assistance for public benefits such as food stamps, CHIP, Medicaid and Gold Card​



MAM can provide vouchers to MAM Resale Store for up to $25 worth of adult clothing and $15 worth of children’s clothing. Also new work-related clothing and footwear (scrubs, steel-toed boots, nursing shoes, etc) may be purchased through local participating retailers



Those who are hungry receive lunch bags and referrals to partner neighborhood food pantries who agree to help MAM clients. MAM staff provides food stamp (SNAP) application assistance.


Homecare Packs

MAM can also offer a variety of in-kind donations that can help to stretch a family budget such as toiletries, household cleaning products, disposable diapers, etc.



MAM can povide gasoline vouchers or Metro-money to facilitate travel to work, job interviews or medical appointments. MAM also partners in “Cycle2Success” which makes bicycles available to those who need regular transportation to work.



Assistance Information & Appointments

(713) 468-4516 ext. 104

(713) 574-7536 (para Español)

Locations & Hours:


Memorial Assistance Ministries

1625 Blalock Road, Houston, TX 77080 [map]

Hours: Mon-Fri. 9:00AM - 4:00 PM


Acres Homes Multiservice Center

6719 W. Montgomery. Houston, TX. 77091 [map]

Hours: 9:00-Noon

Every Wednesday

2nd & 3rd Monday of each month