HCPH Connect

The Harris County Public Health (HCPH) Connect program provides vulnerable Harris County residents with application assistance for local, state, and federal benefit programs. Connect also secures linkages to additional resources and service providers based on community members’ unique needs. The program aims to increase the community’s awareness, access, and utilization of critical benefit programs and local resources, ultimately improving the overall health and well-being of Harris County’s vulnerable populations.

What We Offer:

  • Tailored Application Assistance: Schedule personalized, one-on-one sessions for a range of federal, state, and local benefit applications.
  • Connection to HCPH Programs: We establish secure connections to Harris County Public Health programs to better serve individuals’ needs.
  • Community Partnerships: We collaborate with local organizations to create "Connect Sites," which serve as easily accessible hubs for community members to utilize our services.

For more information contact:

Phone: 832.927.7946

Email: [email protected]

What Are Public Benefits?

Provide application assistance for the following benefit programs:

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How To Know If I Qualify?

The State of Texas will determine if you qualify for certain public benefits after they receive your application. The chart below gives a general idea of the maximum income people or families can make and still qualify for state public benefits.

Family size

Maximum monthly income

1

$ 1,869

2

$ 2,518

3

$ 3,167

4

$ 3,816

5

$ 4,465

For each additional person, add:

$ 649


You are eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program if your income is 200% or less than the Federal Poverty Guidelines (see the table below). The guideline is based on your household size and state.**

Affordable Connectivity Program Income Eligibility

Household Size

48 Contiguous States, D.C., and Territories

Alaska

Hawaii

1

$29,160

$36,420

$33,540

2

$39,440

$49,280

$45,360

3

$49,720

$62,140

$57,180

4

$60,000

$75,000

$69,000

5

$70,280

$87,860

$80,820

For each additional person, add:

$10,280

$12,860

$11,820

**You may have to show proof of income, like a tax return or three consecutive pays stubs, when you apply for the ACP.

Harris Health System’s Financial Assistance Program

To learn more about the eligibility for Harris Health System’s Financial Assistance Program, please utilize the Eligibility Calculator.

Why Choose Us?

The Connect Program is made of compassionate and customer-service driven staff that are certified Resource Navigators by the State of Texas. We are committed to excellence in effectively linking individuals to benefit programs and additional resources and services.



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