The following is a list of the major types of assistance routinely provided:
1. Rental assistance to prevent eviction
2. Utility assistance for gas or water to avoid cut-off or to restore service*
3. Limited medical assistance and prescription drugs. Mental health services are also available
4. Assist students referred by school personnel with school clothes and eyeglasses
5. Clothing from the MAM Resale Store
6. Application assistance for public benefits such as food stamps, CHIP, Medicaid and Gold Card
Employment Services matches clients with job openings and assists them with applications. Resume guidance, interview technique workshops and computer training are available weekly in English and Spanish. When needed, Employment Services provides professional clothing, work boots and other items from the Resale Store. Employment Services hosts hiring events and builds relationships with local businesses.
English as a Second Language Services
MAM helps clients better themselves and their circumstances by offering free, year-round ESL classes during the day at our Blalock campus and at John Knox Presbyterian Church on Gessner Road. From beginners to more advanced English, students can find a class to suit their needs.
MAM offers special services and programs when designated funds are available from donations or grants. These services have included eye exams and eyeglasses through the I Can See Program, and school uniforms and school supplies for children from low-income families through the Back to School Program.
Emergency Assistance Contact Information:
- In English: 713-574-7533
- In Spanish: 713-574-7536
Court Appointed Community Service: 713-468-4516 ext. 125
Resale Store, Donations & Schedule Pick-up - 713-491-4330 | [email protected]
To Volunteer: Volunteer Coordinator - 713-574-7538 | [email protected]