Your gift can provide food to hungry families.

Get Food & Clothing

We provide a variety of basic needs help for struggling families: food packages, clothing, hygiene items, and referrals to organizations offering complementary services.

Our Process

1. Come to one of our locations
Bring your photo ID, IDs or birth certificates for your household members, and proof of current address.
2. Complete an interview
Go through an interview process to qualify you for our services and to learn more about other ways to get help.
3. Receive food and clothing
We offer 5-day food packages, hygiene kits, diapers and gently used clothing (clothing provided at 3434 Branard location only).
Emergency Services operates on a first-come, first-served basis. Early arrival is encouraged.

Serving Those in the Following Zip Codes

Because other nonprofits are best able to serve other areas, our 29 zip codes are targeted to minimize duplication of services as well as connect our neighbors to the resources that are geographically closest to them.
If you do not live in CCSC’s zip code service area please call 211, the Texas/United Way HELPLINE, to find assistance in your area.

Locations

Come to the location that is most convenient for you. No appointment is required for food and clothing. Note that days, times and services offered may vary. There is a daily limit on how many can be served, and services are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Early arrival is encouraged.
Emergency Services - Southwest
6856 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, TX 77074
(accessible by METRO routes including #002).
Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday,
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., and Saturday, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Emergency Services - Central
3434 Branard St., Houston, TX 77027
(accessible by METRO #25, #82 and #84).
Open Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.,
and Saturday, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Emergency Services operates on a first-come, first-served basis. Early arrival is encouraged.

Our Food & Clothing Impact*

*Numbers reflected are from 1/1/2022-12/31/2022
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Nutritious food packages were provided to households facing hunger and food insecurity
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Pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables were harvested for clients from the CCSC Garden
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Households were provided with gently used clothing

Testimonials

  • "This has been great. Perfect. I’m very happy. We got the help, the clothes and food, that we needed. It helps a lot and we are very thankful for y’all."
    Iveth
    Emergency Services Client
  • "This (food) will go a long way for me. The money I pinch out from my pay stub for food can go to gas now. I’m grateful to CCSC."
    Tamara
    Food Services Client
  • "Everyone here (at CCSC) is very welcoming, very kind. I came back because I needed food and it was such a good experience the first time."
    Nora
    Food & Clothing Client

FAQs

Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions about our food and clothing programs. Can't find the answer to your question? Please call our client line at 713-871-9741.
In a 6-month period, you may receive up to 6 grocery packages, 2 hygiene kits, 2 diaper packages and 2 clothing room visits (clothing is only available at our 3434 Branard location). After 6 months have passed, you may qualify for another 6 months of services.
Every 6 months, we require an updated interview to ensure we provide you with the best services.
Everyone must go through an interview process to qualify for services, and we provide food and clothing to residents in these zip codes: 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77010, 77011, 77012, 77019, 77020, 77021, 77023, 77025, 77026, 77027, 77028, 77030, 77031, 77036, 77046, 77056, 77057, 77072, 77074, 77081, 77096, 77098, 77401
We can provide food and clothing to all members of your household that are formally registered in our program.
Emergency Services-Southwest is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., and Saturday, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Emergency Services-Central is open Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., and Saturday, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Services are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Early arrival is encouraged.
You do not need an appointment for food or clothing. However, there is a daily limit on how many can be served, and services are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive early.
Feeding Hunger, Fostering Hope, Furthering Success
P.O. Box 27924, Houston,
Texas 77227
3434 Branard St,
Houston, TX 77027
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