Programs & Resources

Find out about all the ways NAM can Help

Rent and Mortgage Assistance Program

Effective immediately, NAM will do a random selection of 100 clients once per month. Our next selection date is Thursday, September 10th, and will continue on the second Thursday of every month thereafter.



Efectivo inmediatamente, NAM hará una selección aleatoriamente de 100 aplicaciones para asistencia con renta/hipoteca una vez por mes.  La siguiente selección será el jueves, 10 de septiembre y continuará el segundo jueves de cada mes.  

POR FAVOR PONGA ATENCION A SU APLICACIÓN Y COMPLETE TODAS LAS PREGUNTAS Y ENVIE TODOS LOS DOCUMENTOS REQUERIDOS.  De no hacerlo podrá resultar en descualificación automática de su aplicación.

NAM encourages you to go ahead and complete the application process early.

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We are accepting applications for other basic needs (food)
Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.


Watford Nutrition Center

Food Pantry - Get help with Food and Nutritional Services

The Joanne Watford Nutrition Center (JWNC) is a choice food pantry that operates much like a grocery store. Clients choose their own food from designated categories, including fresh produce, meat, dairy and frozen items. Through the Senior Food Program, low-income seniors also receive supplemental groceries each month. Each month, the JWNC feeds an average of 1,000 people. The JWNC gratefully receives monetary and in-kind donations from congregations, businesses, schools, community groups and individuals.

Meals on Wheels

Get help with food for homebound seniors

Meals on Wheels delivers hot, well-balanced meals to the doors of seniors and other neighbors who are homebound because of disability or illness. By supporting their nutritional needs, this program helps participants maintain or improve their health, remain independent, and stay in their homes for as long as possible. With each delivery, volunteers provide a few moments of conversation, a check on their clients’ well-being, and something for seniors to look forward to each day.

Pediatric Health Center

Get help with your child’s health needs

NAM's Pediatric Health Center has been serving the community for nearly 25 years and offers high-quality medical care to children of all ages. The center provides a full range of services, from preventative care to acute care. and was recently recognized by Superior HealthPlan as a Foster Care Center of Excellence. We accept most insurance plans, including Medicaid, CHIP and Superior. Families without insurance pay a fee based on a sliding scale. High-quality, combined with affordability, places NAM's Pediatric Health Center among Houston's top-choice providers of pediatric care.

Family Violence Center

Get counseling or help escaping a violent relationship

The Family Violence Center is dedicated to breaking the cycle of violence by assisting victims of domestic and sexual violence through crisis intervention, long-term support services, and through community violence and awareness prevention education. NAM’s Family Violence Center (FVC) provides the resources to help clients find safe places, and offers support and the services to begin again on new paths.

Emergency Basic Needs

Get help with Rent - Food - Clothing - other needs

Emergencies come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes it’s a job loss, a health crisis, or the loss of a spouse; other times a natural disaster impacts entire neighborhoods. No matter the cause, the Emergency Basic Needs program at NAM stands ready to provide temporary assistance, assessments, and referrals so neighbors can get back on their feet. For many, a small amount of assistance can bridge the gap and lift them to their feet so they can stand once again.

Housing Services

Get help with housing - Case Management - Assessment

Housing Services at NAM provides help in a variety of ways. NAM’s Supportive Housing Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), provides housing subsidies and supportive services to homeless families. The Emergency Food and Shelter Program provides one month’s rent or mortgage for anyone who resides in Harris County and is unable to pay due to a sudden unexpected reduction in income or paid emergency expense There are no income restrictions for eligibility, but they must be legally responsible for the payment.