Fulton Village Civic Association

Tidwell Community Multi-Service Center


Contact Info
 Address: 9720 Spaulding
               Houston, TX 77016
 Phone: 713.636.8221
 Rental Fee: Level 2 
 Email: tidwell@houstontx.gov
Fall/Winter/Spring Office Hours
 M. to Th., 1:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
 F., 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
 Sat. 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
 Sun. Closed
Summer Office Hours
 M. to F., 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
 Sat. 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
 Sun. Closed
Houston Service Helpline:
To request park repairs please call 311 or 713.837.0311 or submit your request online by clicking this link.
(After School Enrichment and Summer Enrichment Programs)

Rental space is available at the Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center for public meetings, receptions, workshops, banquets, seminars, etc. For further information regarding rental fees and space availability, please contact the EMS Central Reservation Line at 832.393.4250


Houston Public Library

Monday  Closed
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday 12 noon. to 8 p.m.
Friday 1:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Closed Sundays

Computer Class Mondays 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Self Directed ESL/Spanish Classes - Please check schedule

Houston Public Library offers a full neighborhood library as well as the added benefits of the Houston Public Library Express component, which integrates advanced technology. Customers will have full access to the services, data and collections of the entire library system. FREE computer classes, age-appropriate programs, virtual tutoring and access to HPL's vast collection of databases for scholars, students, small businesses and others are readily available with a library staff specially trained and committed to the HPLX experience. HPL will provide training and learning opportunities to take advantage of the technology resources we offer in a safe and welcoming space.

Houston Community College
ESL Fridays 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
GED/ABE Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays. Pleas check schedule.
The Adult Education Program offers Adult basic education, GED Preparation, Digital Literacy and Job Readiness. For more information, call 713.718.5380.

Neighborhood Centers, Inc. Head Start
Neighborhood Centers, Inc. has been in existence for more than 100 years and its mission is to bring resources, education and connection to underserved neighborhoods. The agency core values are Respect and Responsibility, Leadership and Excellence, Accountability and Integrity, Growth and Innovation and Diversity and Inclusiveness. While the program here at HC MSC is a Head Start Program for 3 and 4 year olds, NCI also offers Early Head Start and Charter Schools.


Senior Program
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
To qualify for the senior program you must be 60 years of age or older. The program focuses on socialization activities, arts and crafts and volunteer opportunities within the community. Daily warm lunch offered to pre-registered clients. We offer an array of fun and healthy activities, including but not limited to line dancing, scrap booking, wellness workshops, etc.

Resource Center
The Resource Center is available for use by residents in the area. The center is equipped with computers and there is access to a printer and a variety of resources in the community. Clients can access information on emergency food, emergency assistance with rent and utilities, medical support, job readiness, transportation services and other issues/concerns affecting them.

Community Health Choice

1st and 3rd Monday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Do your children have health insurance? Are you pregnant, uninsured and don't qualify for Medicaid? Apply for the low-cost or free health care coverage through the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and/or the CHIP Perinatal Program.

Mayor's Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs
Fourth Thursday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The policy of MOIRA is to encourage access by all persons residing in the City of Houston, regardless of nation of birth or current citizenship status to the full benefits, opportunities and services, which are provided and administered by the City of Houston. MOIRA informs and educates immigrants and refugees about the immigration laws of the United States, provides referrals and acts as liaison between immigrant communities and city government.

Harris County Hospital District
1st Monday of Every Month 8:30 a.m.
Harris County offers financial assistance via the Gold Card and health education on a monthly basis. Services offered by Harris County are based on first come first serve and limited space is available. For the Gold Card you must bring 1. One valid Texas ID for you and your spouse, if applicable. 2. Birth certificates for dependents. 3. Two current documents/bills showing where you lived for the past 60 days. 4. All documents showing income and/or paycheck stubs for the last 30 days. 5. All insurance documents, if applicable. 6. All INS (Immigration) documents, if applicable. 7. Medicaid letter for current month, if applicable. 8. Medicare identification card, if applicable. 9. Social Security award letter (Medicare patients only). 10. Bank statements dated for the last 30 days. 11. Car Note (Medicare patients only). 12. Food stamp certification or TANF certification, if applicable.

Vital Statistics - Birth Certificates
3.1.1 for local calls and 713. 837.0311 for calls outside the Houston city limits
Tuesdays 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Birth certificates are not public records and may be issued only to properly qualified applicants who satisfy identification requirements per state law. Money Order for $23 per birth certificate.

Community Gardening and Nutrition Program
Various times
The Houston Department of Health and Human Services and the Texas AgriLife Extension Program provide nutritional education and gardening workshops. You will learn how to cook healthy meals, keep yourself and your family active and learn how to garden. Contact the Multi-Service Center for more information.

Community in Faith Foundation (CFF) Educational and Training Services
This is an educational and job placement program. Its participants will gain experience and basic skills in food service, wait staff, host/hostess and banquet services. The program is designed to foster the mastery of the technical skills building blocks that will serve as a basis for long-term skill development in all facets of the service portion of the food industry. The mission of the foundation is "Families Reaching Out to Families." For more information call 832.654.0041

Houston Food Bank (Senior Food Program)
Last Thursday of Every Month 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
The Houston Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with the Houston Food Bank is able to provide monthly supplemental food to seniors of age 60 and older. Registration is required and waiting lists are currently in place. For more information, call 832.369.9293.

Posted in Houston TX by wildheather on 03/22/2011
Last updated by DistrictBConcernedLeaders on 08/20/2019
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