Resources – Coast Guard Station Houston

Coast Guard anchors

Coast Guard Station Houston 

1178 Ellington Field, Sneider, Houston, TX 77034

HEALTH CARE

TRICARE Information and news
 
For a full list of community health centers in Washington, visit the Washington Association for Community Health website at https://www.wacommunityhealth.org/
 
Check the US News Health directory online at 
https://health.usnews.com/doctors/city-index/washington
 to find the best doctor for your family. 
 
The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website at https://findadentist.ada.org/

EDUCATION

FOR THE CHILDREN

Children who are five years of age on or before September 1 are not required to enroll in kindergarten. However, on enrollment in kindergarten, a child shall attend school.
 
 
If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful. 
 
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current servicemembers can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.
 
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
​If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
 
Online course options: edX – Founded by Harvard University and MIT, offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.  Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing.  Enroll today!

FAMILY RESOURCES

When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.

 

Child Care Aware:
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit. There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.

 

Texas Department of Social and Human Services

 

Texas Department of Health

 

Houston Humane Society  

 

Texas State Patrol