Ultimate Guide To Pearland Community Resources

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Ultimate Guide To Pearland Community Resources

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In this community resource guide, you will find lots of community resources in Pearland Texas. 

Here you will find an overview of different types of assistance available to residents of Pearland, from food assistance, free healthcare clinics, to housing and rent assistance in the Pearland area.

I’m Nick Bryant, and I have over 12+ years of experience helping people find government assistance programs in the Harris County area. I was actually born and raised in Pearland, so I’m also familiar with lots of these resources and areas of Pearland. In addition, I am also the author of Understanding Healthcare Is Half The Battle, so I have a deep knowledge of government and non-profit programs that can help you.

So if you’re in search of assistance programs or community resources in Pearland, for yourself or a client, continue reading to see which organizations help in your area.

What Areas Of Pearland Does This Community Resource Guide Help?

Pearland is a city that falls under 3 different counties including Harris County, Brazoria County and Fort Bend County. No matter what county you are in, as long as you live in Pearland, you should be able to get assistance from many of these organizations. In addition, those living in the following zip codes can also benefit from this Pearland Texas resource guide:

  • 77047
  • 77588
  • 77089
  • 77581
  • 77584

Assistance Programs In Pearland 

This resource guide will help you to find the following types of Pearland, Texas nonprofits to help you with basic needs.

  • Rent and Utility Assistance
  • Food assistance programs like Meals on Wheels, WIC, food stamps, and local food pantries
  • Shelters in Pearland
  • Housing programs in the area
  • STD clinics
  • The nearest DPS office to Pearland
  • A local Social Security office
  • And much more…

Below is a map of each Pearland community resource listed in this guide. 

How To Find Help In Pearland Texas (United Way Pearland) 

The easiest way to find community resources and government assistance programs is to contact the United Way Helpline at 211 or 877.541.7905.  This helpline is answered by community resource specialists who can tell you more about programs you need like rent assistance, housing, cheap medical clinics in Pearland, food assistance or any other type of basic need that you have. 

The United Way has chapters in all counties of Texas. Pearland is split into 3 counties which consist of Harris, Brazoria, and Fort Bend.  This means there are 3 different United Way websites that serve Pearland. I would encourage you to visit the United Way website for the county you live in to learn more about all the resource programs they offer. Below is a list of links to each county’s United Way website. 

Again no matter what county you live in, you can reach the United Way helpline for your area at 211 or 877.541.7905. They will redirect you to the United Way chapter that serves your Pearland county. 

Rent and Utility Assistance in Pearland Texas 

In this section, you will find nonprofits that offer a combination of rent and utility assistance. 

These nonprofits also offer basic needs support like food assistance, clothing, employment assistance, and more so if you are needing more than just Pearland, TX financial assistance ask about other types of help that they offer.

United Way Brazoria County Rent And Utility Assistance

If you visit the United Way of Brazoria County website, you can complete a form to apply for rent or utility assistance.  This form will ask questions about: 

  • Your current financial situation
  • Household members
  • If you received assistance from any other Pearland utility assistance programs in the past 12 months
  • And a few more questions
Pearland rent assistance united way
This is the form that you would fill out to apply for Brazoria County rent or utility assistance

Pearland Neighborhood Center

Those in need of rent and utility assistance in Pearland can find support through the Pearland Neighborhood Center. Their address is 2335 N Texas Ave, Pearland, TX 77581 and their phone number is 281.485.1987 or email them at info@pnctexas.com for assistance within Brazoria County. 

The center offers a variety of services such as providing rent and utility aid, gas money, food and baby pantry, bread pantry, Santa’s Helpers Program, school supply vouchers, emergency assistance, and financial stability courses plus GED scholarships as well as disaster relief. 

With this vital organization available to residents of Pearland, those struggling with their bills have resources to turn to when faced with difficulty.

Interfaith Caring Ministries 

Interfaith Caring Ministries is a local agency in Clear Lake that provides rent and utility assistance to seniors (55+) in the area. They may also help some zip codes that cross into Pearland. 

They are located at 151 Park Avenue in League City and can be reached at 281-332-3881. 

The zip codes they serve include: 

  • 77034, 
  • 77058, 
  • 77059, 
  • 77062, 
  • 77089, 
  • 77546, 
  • 77565, 
  • 77573, 
  • 77586,
  • 77598

In addition to providing one-time financial grants for rent or utilities, Interfaith Caring Ministries offers: 

  • A League City food pantry
  • A free monthly food box for seniors 
  • Free school supplies 
  • Christmas assistance in League City Texas

To access their services clients must schedule an appointment between 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday. With services such as these provided by Interfaith Caring Ministries seniors in Clear Lake and League City have the support they need to stay safe and secure in their homes.

Southeast Assistance Ministries

Southeast Area Ministries, or SEAM, offers rent and utility assistance to people living in the Pearland, Clear Lake and SE Houston areas. Located at 2102 Houston Boulevard, they have a phone number of 713.944.0093 to inquire about their services. 

SEAM provides food and clothing resources, ongoing senior support, and prescription/medical supply coverage to those in need. 

The zip codes eligible for these programs include 77017, 77034, 77061, 77075, 77087, 77089, 77504, and 77587. 

Operating hours are Monday through Thursday from 10 am – 1:30 pm. Those looking for rent or utility aid can turn to SE Assistance Ministries for potential financial assistance in Clear Lake.

Baker Ripley 

Baker Ripley offers rent and utility assistance to some residents in the Houston area, Harris, Galveston, and even Brazoria County. 

Other programs offered here include: 

  • Help with A/C repairs in Houston
  • Community Centers where case managers can help you access supportive services. 
  • Head Start Programs in Houston
  • Employment assistance offices via Workforce Solutions
  • Wellness centers for seniors
  • Free tax preparation services
  • They manage the local LIHEAP program which can offer senior citizens up to 8 months of utility assistance. You will need to call them at 713.590.2327 and ask them when they begin accepting applications for the LIHEAP or CEAP utility assistance program for seniors.  

Residents of the following counties can reach out for help: 

  • Harris County
  • Galveston County
  • Brazoria County

For more information, you can visit the Baker Ripley website or call them at 713.590.2327. 

Alternative Programs For Rent Assistance In Pearland Texas

The list of organizations above will be your best chance to get Pearland utility or rent assistance, however, if they cannot help you, refer to the list of nonprofits below. 

These nonprofits help all of Houston, Harris County, and even some other counties. While it may be harder to get assistance from these nonprofits (due to them helping entire cities and counties) they do provide yet another options to help you pay rent in Pearland Texas. 

Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities offers rent and utility assistance to those residing in the Houston area. The Main Office is located at 2900 Louisiana with other locations throughout the area. 

Those seeking help from Catholic Charities should call 713.874.6590 or 713.526.4611 for more information. 

Not only can they receive rent and utility assistance, but also: 

  • Food assistance
  • Legal assistance for undocumented immigrants in Houston
  • Senior services
  • Help for women veterans in Houston
  • Services for pregnant women and Houston single mothers
  • Housing assistance like Rapid Rehousing and Permanent supportive housing programs
  • Counseling services

Call them anytime Monday through Friday from 7:30 am – 5:30 pm to learn more about this Pearland rent and utility assistance program. 

Bethel’s Heavenly Hands

Bethel’s Heavenly Hands provides food and clothing assistance in Harris County. The address is 12660 Sandpiper Dr Houston, TX 77035 and their phone number is 713 729 6477. Their services are available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays; these include Thursday Food Distributions and the Senior Commodity Program. They serve zip codes in Harris County.

City of Houston Water Assistance Program

The City of Houston WATER Assistance Program offers water bill assistance to seniors in Houston, Texas. Their phone number is 713-371-1400. 

The program assists with water bills up to $100 every six months. Low-income seniors aged 60 and above residing in Houston have priority when applying, but individuals with disabilities and low-income families are also welcome to apply. 

Applications are available online at the Water Assistance Application website.

Gulf Coast Community Services

Gulf Coast Community Services offers rent and utility assistance primarily in Southeast Houston, but you can still call if you live outside of this area to try getting help. 

Their address is 9320 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77054  and their phone number is 713-393-4700. 

Assistance offered includes:

  • Rent assistance
  • Utility assistance 
  • Vocational assistance in Houston: CDL, welding, massage therapy, automotive and machining, healthcare, and computer technology
  • Financial coaching
  • Nutrition workshops
  • Employment assistance
  • Transporatation vouchers
  • Houston Head Start programs
  • A food pantry
  • Refugee resettlement program

The service covers zip codes in Harris County and is available from Monday to Friday between 8 am to 5 pm.

Harris County Social Services

Harris County Social Services provides rent and utility assistance to the Harris County community. 

Located at 9418 Jense Drive, their phone number is 713-696-7900. Call 713.696.1952 to learn more about bereavement assistance in Harris County. 

Assistance available includes:

  • Emergency utility assistance in Harris County
  • Rent assistance in Harris County
  • Help with funeral costs

Zip codes in Harris County are eligible for assistance and the service is open Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm.

Wesley Community Center

Wesley Community Center provides rent and utility assistance to the people of Harris County. Located at 1410 Lee Street, Houston TX 77009 their phone number is 713-223-813.  

They offer a variety of services such as:

  • Early Childhood Education program
  • Rent assistance
  • Utility assistance
  • Food assistance – Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9 am to noon. 
  • Senior services
  • GED programs
  • Career training
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Patient Care Tech
  • Pharmacy Tech
  • Child Development Associate
  • Medical Assistant
  • Licensed Vocational Nursing

Zip codes in Harris County are eligible for assistance.

Cheap Medical Clinics In Pearland

If you are uninsured or have a low income you can find affordable medical care in Pearland in this section. Even if you have health insurance, you can use these locations to get services like primary care, preventative treatment, immunizations, pediatric care, and more.

These clinics are all examples of FQHC or Federally Qualified Health Clinics in Pearland. These are clinics that receive federal funds to offer medical treatment low low income, uninsured, and even undocumented individuals. If you have $0 income, FQHCs bill based on a sliding scale. This simply means that you will pay a price that you can afford which is based on your monthly income.

If you need more options, you can find more low cost medical clinics in Houston in this guide.

Pearland Family Health Center

This Pearland FQHC clinic has multiple locations in Harris County. They treat insured, uninsured, and low income patients. 

Some of the services offered at Community Health Network include: 

  • Primary care
  • Women’s Health Services
  • Pediatric care
  • Behavioral health which includes counseling and psychiatry
  • Dental care
  • Men’s Health 
  • Pharmacy services 
  • Specialty medical care like: Cardiology, wound care, podiatry, senior care

Community Health Network has several clinics that are located south of Beltway 8 in communities like Pearland, Alvin, Angleton, League City, and Bacliff.

  • Freeport Community Health Center – 905 North Gulf Boulevard Freeport, TX, – (281) 824-1480
  • Pearland Family Health Center – 2552 East Broadway Street Suite 102 Pearland, TX,  (281) 824-1480
  • MyCHN Angleton – 2020 E Mulberry St Angleton, TX,  – (281) 824-1480
  • Women and Children’s Health Center – Alvin – 218 East House Street – Alvin, Texas, United States – (281) 824-1480
  • Lake Jackson Family Care – 100 Highway 332 West Lake Jackson, TX, United States – (281) 824-1480
  • Scarsdale Family Health Center – 10851 Scarsdale Boulevard Suite 160 Houston, Texas, United States –       (281) 824-1480
  • MyCHN League City – 2360 Gulf Freeway South #100C League City, TX, – (281) 824-1480
  • MyCHN Silverlake – 9430 Broadway St Pearland, TX,   – (281) 824-1480
  • Brazoria County Dream Center –  792 Brazosport Blvd S Clute, TX,  – (979) 388-0280

Harris Health System 

Harris Health System also has a medical clinic near Pearland. This clinic is located just off MLK and Swingle Road in Sunnyside. To get medical services at this Harris Health System clinic you will need to apply for the “Gold Card”. This provides you with discounted coverage to all of Harris Health Systems clinics. 

The medical services that this affordable Pearland-area health clinic offers include: 

  • Primary Care
  • Dental 
  • Counseling
  • Psychiatry
  • Cancer Care
  • Cardiology
  • Geriatric
  • Stroke Care
  • Trauma Care

This Pearland clinic is located at 

  • Martin Luther King Health Center – 3550 Swingle Rd Houston, TX 77047 – 713.547.1000 

Affordable Counseling In Pearland

If you are seeking low cost counseling in Pearland for depression, bipolar disorder, or anxiety, you will find help at the clinics listed below.  You can visit these clinics whether you have health insurance, you are uninsured, or you have a low income.  These clinics operate on a sliding scale, therefore they will charge you a reasonable amount that you will be able to pay.

If you are open to driving outside of your neighborhood, you will find even more clinics that offer cheap Housing in Houston in this guide.

Pearland Family Health Center 

Pearland Family Health Center offers low-cost Counseling in Pearland Texas. This Clinic is a part of the Community Health Network chain of clinics. Many of these clinics are located south of Beltway 8. 

In addition to counseling and psychiatry, this clinic offers services like: 

  • Primary care
  • Women’s Health Services
  • Pediatric care
  • Behavioral health which includes counseling and psychiatry
  • Dental care
  • Men’s Health 
  • Pharmacy services 
  • Specialty medical care like: Cardiology, wound care, podiatry, senior care

This affordable counseling clinic in Pearland is located at

  • Freeport Community Health Center – 905 North Gulf Boulevard Freeport, TX, – (281) 824-1480
  • Pearland Family Health Center – 2552 East Broadway Street Suite 102 Pearland, TX,  (281) 824-1480
  • MyCHN Angleton – 2020 E Mulberry St Angleton, TX,  – (281) 824-1480
  • Women and Children’s Health Center – Alvin – 218 East House Street – Alvin, Texas, United States – (281) 824-1480
  • Lake Jackson Family Care – 100 Highway 332 West Lake Jackson, TX, United States – (281) 824-1480
  • Scarsdale Family Health Center – 10851 Scarsdale Boulevard Suite 160 Houston, Texas, United States –       (281) 824-1480
  • MyCHN League City – 2360 Gulf Freeway South #100C League City, TX, – (281) 824-1480
  • Bay Area Family Care – 1136 Grand Avenue Bacliff, Texas,  –  (281) 824-1480
  • MyCHN Silverlake – 9430 Broadway St Pearland, TX,   – (281) 824-1480
  • Brazoria County Dream Center –  792 Brazosport Blvd S Clute, TX,  – (979) 388-0280

WIC Pearland Office

If you are a single mother (or father) you can visit the Pearland WIC office to apply for benefits. WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) is a public health nutrition program available for those with lower income levels.  

Benefits include providing nutrition education, supplemental foods, free baby formula, breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare services for pregnant women and children under the age of 5 years old. 

If you live in Pearland, the closes WIC office is at:

  • 10851 Scarsdale Blvd, Suite 116, Houston, TX 77089 – 713.407.5800.

You can also find the complete listing of Houston WIC offices here

Sign Up For Meals on Wheels In Pearland Texas

If you live in Pearland and want to sign up for senior meal deliveries you can contact the agency below. They manage the Meals on Wheels Program in your area.

YWCA is the agency that makes meal deliveries for the Pearland area and live in either the 77047 or 77089 zip code.  You can reach them at 713.868.9922 or visit their website. 

If you live in 77588, 77581, or 77584, you will need to contact Actions, Inc of Brazoria County at 979.849.6132 to get Meals on Wheels in Pearland Texas. 

Editor’s Note: If you are younger than 60 year old and have a disability, you can sign up for Meals on Wheels in Houston by contacting a nonprofit called  Care Connection. You can call them at 713.692.1635 and let them know you have a disability, you are less than 60 years old, and you would like to sign up for the Meals on Wheels program.  This guide will provide you with the complete list of nonprofits that offer Meals on Wheels in Houston.

Pearland Food Stamps + Medicaid Office

The closest Food Stamps and Medicaid office to Pearland is located at: 

  • 3403  Mustang Road, Alvin, Texas 77511 (Brazoria County) – 281.331.0790

To apply for either food stamps or Medicaid, you will need to find a Texas Health and Human Services office. 

Food stamps offer a monthly benefit that you can use to purchase food for you and your family. To qualify you must fall under Texas SNAP income limits. You can use the Texas  Food Stamp calculator to determine if you might qualify for food stamps in Texas. 

Medicaid is a health coverage that is managed by the Texas Health and Human Services. Medicaid offers healthcare coverage to low income women, children, and seniors in Texas. Medicaid also has an eligibility calculator that you can use to see if you meet income guidelines for Texas Medicaid. 

To apply for food stamps or Medicaid, you will need to either call Texas Health and Human Services at 877.541.7905 or visit the closest food stamp office to Pearland. The address of this location is  

  • 3403  Mustang Road, Alvin, Texas 77511 (Brazoria County) – 281.331.0790

You can find a listing of more Houston Medicaid offices as well as SNAP offices in Houston in the aforementioned links.

Free STD Clinics In Pearland

In this section, you will find a listing of STD clinics in Pearland TX that offer fast and free testing for STDS like HIV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis. 

You can find a complete listing of free STD testing sites in Houston here.

City of Houston STD Clinic

City of Houston has several free STD clinics. This Pearland-area STD clinic operates by walk-in appointments so it’s best to arrive as early as possible. 

The free STD clinic near Pearland is located at 

  • Sunnyside Health Center – 4506 Wilmington St, Houston, TX 77051 – 832.395.0206  

Each City of Houston STD clinic has different business hours and is open on different days so you are encouraged to contact them before you visit this STD clinic. 

Family Planning Clinics Pearland

Pearland family planning clinics help individuals and families plan for their futures. 

Family Planners offer guidance on contraception, fertility, disease prevention, and safe sex. Family planning services such as free condoms in Pearland and STD tests help to further protect individuals from unnecessary risks. They also provide education about birth control options such as the pill, patches or rings, or IUDs. 

Below is a list of family planning centers near you. 

UTMB Health (Family Planning Houston) 

If you live in Pearland and need family planning services, you can contact UTMB Health for assistance. They offer services like: 

  • Counseling 
  • Education
  • Services related to pregnancy 
  • Family planning
  • Breast and cervical cancer screenings and more

The Pearland UTMB family planning clinic near you is located at: 

  • Pearland Familly Planning Clinic – 2750 E BROADWAY PEARLAND, TEXAS 77581 – (409) 266-1888

Harris Health System (Family Planning Clinics) 

Harris Health System offers its patients services like primary care as well as family planning near Pearland. In addition to family planning, you can also receive related services like Health Texas Women’s Program and Breast & Cervical Cancer Services.

The Houston family planning clinic closest to you is located at: 

  • MLK Swingle Clinic – 3550 Swingle Road, Houston, TX 77047 – 713.547.1000

Pearland Social Security Office

Social Security offices are valuable resources for anyone wondering about Social Security benefits and what type of assistance they may be eligible for. 

Your local Social Security office can help you in the following ways: 

  • Request a replacement Social Security card
    • Apply for SSI benefits.  Individuals who are disabled and have no work little to no work history would need to apply for SSI.
    • Apply for SSDI. SSDI is a program for individuals who are disabled but have paid Social Security taxes for essentially 10 years.
  • Help you apply for retirement benefits
  • Check your anticipated monthly retirement benefits 
  • Apply for Medicare
  • Appeal a Social Security denial 

While you can get assistance with many of the tasks above, Social Security does encourage you to complete these tasks online. Unless you have an appointment with your local Houston Social Security office, you will likely wait for hours to be seen. You can avoid long waits by visiting the Social Security website to complete the services online

The closest Social Security office to Pearland is located at 

  • 610 South Loop Houston Social Security Office – 8989 Lakes at 610 Dr, Houston, TX 77054 – (866) 404-1861
  • League City Social Security Office – 2835 Gulf Fwy S, League City, TX 77573 – (866) 299-3254
  • Angleton Social Security Office – 2921 N Valderas St, Angleton, TX 77515 – 866-338-2940

How To Find A Towed Car In Harris County

If your vehicle was towed in Harris County (outside of Houston city limits), you can contact the sheriff’s department at 713.755.6042 (option 8) or 713.755.5000 to try finding your car.

You can visit the Harris County Sheriff’s Office website to learn more about the rights you have if your vehicle is towed.

Find A Towed Car In Pearland, Texas

If your car was towed in Pearland Texas you will likely need to contact the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Department at 979.849.2441. This is who you want to call if your were towed in Brazoria County Texas. 

Pearland also has parts of the city which are located in Harris County and Fort Bend County. If you are towed in Harris County, contact their sheriff’s department at 713.755.6042 or 713.755.5000.  You can reach the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s department at 281.341.4665. 

Housing Programs In Pearland Texas

If you are struggling to find affordable housing in Pearland,  there are several programs available to help. 

Editor’s Note: Here are 16 more ways to find low-cost housing in Houston.

New Hope Housing 

New Hope offers affordable housing options near Pearland Texas. They primarily serve low-income single adults in Houston. However, they do have two properties that offer low cost housing two families.

 In order to qualify for New Hope housing you will have to apply at the specific apartment that you would like to live at. Each New Hope complex has a different waiting list and you will need to contact that location to learn about the requirements to get on their waiting list.

The New Hope housing complexes closest to Pearland are listed below: 

  • Reed – 2605 Reed Rd. Houston, TX 77051 – 713.733.2605

Pearland Low Income Tax Credit Apartments 

Low Income Tax Credit Apartments (LITCA) are rental properties set aside for people with limited incomes. The landlord receives a tax break in exchange for reducing the rent of a specific amount of apartment complexes. 

You could pay anywhere from 30% to 60% of the actual cost of your monthly rent if you qualify for a low income tax credit apartment in Pearland

To qualify, applicants must meet income guidelines and provide documentation about their income. You will need to contact the specific tax credit apartment you are interested in. 

You cannot apply for a low income tax credit apartment by visiting the local housing authority, you must contact the specific apartment complex you want to live at. 

To find low income tax credit apartment in Houston, you can checkout our resource guide that provides you with a map of all the tax credit apartments in Harris County

Interfaith: Low Income Apartments For Seniors In Houston

Inter Faith Group is a nonprofit that offers low-income housing to senior citizens in Texas, including Houston. The closest senior living facility to Pearland is located at: 

  • ENCLAVE @ QUAIL CROSSING PHASE I – 5000 Watkins Way – Friendswood, TX 77546 – (281) 648-2287

Inter Faith Group has 11 locations throughout the state and provides quality housing and care for low income seniors in Houston, Dallas, and other cities in Texas.

Inter Faith Group offers affordable apartments, duplexes, houses, transportation services, and home health care for those who qualify. 

To apply or learn more about this program contact InterFaith Group at 713.526.6634 or visit their website. 

Brazoria Housing Authority 

You can also apply for housing programs like Section 8 in Pearland or public housing by contacting the Housing and Urban Development department with Brazoria County. 

The office location is at 111 E. Locust Street, Angleton, TX 77515. You can call them at 979.849.5711. 

Homeless Shelters Near Pearland, TX

You can also find homeless shelters in the Pearland area to provide you with a safe place to stay until you get back on your feet.

One thing that you should know about homeless shelters is that anyone staying there typically is a first priority for getting into local permanent supportive housing programs in Houston.  That leads me to say this; if you have no foreseeable ways of generating enough income to live independently, it may be worth it to check into a homeless shelter to potentially get connected to a long-term housing program.

Editor’s Note: Here is a community resource guide with a complete list of Houston homeless shelters that you can contact.

In addition to helping you find long-term housing programs for you and your family, homeless shelters can also help you with employment assistance, legal assistance connections, substance abuse programs, and more.

Below is a list of homeless shelters in the area that you can contact for help.

Star of Hope Mission 

The Star of Hope Family Homeless Shelter is a new facility in Houston that offers shelter to families as well as single women. 

The shelter can house up to 130 families and 160 single women, and families are able to stay for up to 18 months. 

Services offered at the shelter include basic care through transformational programs, case management, workforce development, and education, referrals for permanent housing assistance, and more. 

The shelter is located near the intersection of Reed Road and 288 at 2575 Reed Rd, Houston TX 77051. Their phone number is 713.748.0700. 

Texas Driver’s License Office Pearland

If you are needing to find the closest driver’s license office in Pearland, you visit: 

  • Pearland DPS Office  – 757 Anchor Road Angleton, TX 77515 – 979.612.6000. 

You can apply for a new Texas ID or driver’s license or renew your ID at this Pearland driver’s license office. 

To apply for a driver’s license in Texas you will need to prove the following. 

  1. U.S. Citizenship 
  2. Texas Residency
  3. Identity
  4. Social Security Number
  5. Proof of Texas Vehicle Registration –  You can register your vehicle by visiting the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles website
  6. Show proof of car insurance

You can also apply for or renew your Texas Identification Card via phone (512.424.2000) or online at the Texas Department of Public Safety website

You can learn more about the cost of renewing your Texas ID in this resource guide. 

Harris County Birth Certificate Office 

Harris County Residents can obtain both their Harris County birth certificate and Harris County death certificate from the Harris County Clerk’s Office. 

Every Harris Country birth certificate contains basic information about the individual such as date of birth, gender, time of birth, county, and state of birthplace. 

Your Harris County death certificate includes the full name and residence of the deceased, as well as the date and place of death. 

Both Harris County birth certificates and Harris County death certificates can be obtained from Harris County Clerk’s office in person or by mail. The closest birth certificate in Pearland is located at 

  • Scarsdale County Clerk – 10851 Scarsdale Blvd, Houston, TX 77089 713-274-6918

Fort Bend Birth Certificate

You can get your birth certificate if you were born in Fort Bend by contacting the Fort Bend County Clerk’s office at 281.342.3411. 

Brazoria County Birth Certificate

If you were born in Brazoria County, you can contact their county clerk to get your birth certificate. They have offices in Pearland, Manvel, Lake Jackson, and Angleton. Visit the Brazoria County Clerk’s website for more information. 


There are lots of options for assistance in Pearland, TX but knowing where to look is half the battle. If you need help with Pearland rent assistance, housing, medical, or counseling, you will find each of those services listed above in this guide. 

Working for 12+ years in community health I understand how frustrating it can be for the average person to find assistance. I get frustrated and I do this type of work on a daily basis. 

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