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Health and

Delivering services so every person, regardless of race or income, has an opportunity to achieve optimal health and wellbeing.

The Houston Area Urban League’s Health and Wellness program aims to increase access to quality healthcare, improve chronic disease management and prevention, and increase access to nutritious foods for under-represented and under-served populations in the greater Houston area through education, awareness and advocacy, health insurance enrollment, faith-based partnerships, and community engagement. 

Transforming community health in Houston so that every person has an opportunity to achieve optimal health and wellbeing.



  • INSURANCE ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCE: Medicaid, CHIP, CHIP Perinatal, Marketplace, etc. these are universal/national whereas Texas Benefits are specific to Texas and does not include marketplace insurance plans 
  • SNAP ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCE:  Access to nutritious food.   snaplogo
  • PREVENTION & AWARENESS:  Services pertaining to prevention/management of chronic disease and other health issues 
YI Medicaid mail – HAUL EYD (1)

Attention Medicaid Recipients:

It's time to renew!

Look out for renewal notices mailed in yellow envelopes that say "Action Required" in red or sent electronically to members who signed up for electronic notices.
Complete and return renewal packets and requests for information on time. Contact Texas Health and Human Services to report any changes (such as contact information, pregnancy or household changes) as soon as possible.


In The State of Inequity: Dreams Deferred, CHILDREN AT RISK explores our children’s access to good health, basic needs, quality education, and fair justice through an equity lens. While not exhaustive, this report provides a snapshot of areas for further study and improvement, so that every child in Texas has a clear path to achieving their dreams. Click here for full document.

Renewing your benefits on time helps you keep your benefits without a break in coverage. Click here for more information.

Your Health Matters



The Houston Area Urban League is here to provide you the information you need to access quality healthcare resources.  Please take a moment to fill out the adjacent form and a member of our team will connect with you.  Your health matters to us!

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