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Helpful Telephone Numbers

Auto
Harris County Tax Office - Auto Registration
Texas Dept. of Public Safety - Driver Test Information
Rideshare
Metro Bus Information Center
713-368-2000
281-517-1333 
713-224-7433
713-635-4000 
Consumer Information
Better Business Bureau
Harris County District Attorney, Consumer Fraud Division
State Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division
713-868-9500 
713-755-5836 
713-223-5886 
Emergency Telephone Numbers
All Emergencies
Animal Bite Cases
Department of Defense
Disaster Relief/Red Cross
Harris County Sheriff's Department
Hermann Hospital Emergency Room (Trauma Center)
Houston Police Department
Motorist Assistance Program
Texas Department of Public Safety
911
713-238-2170
713-946-6595
713-526-8300 
713-704-4070
713-884-3131 
713-225-5627
281-517-1200
1-800-222-1222 
Legal Assistance
Gulf Coast Legal Foundation
Houston Bar Association
Lawyer Referral Service
713-652-0077
713-759-1133
713-237-9429 
Miscellaneous
Mayor's Citizens Assistance Office (city services)

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Credit Bureau (to open local credit file)713-878-1900 
or
1-800-288-2585
Harris County Government Directory
Houston Mayor's Office
Houston Parks and Recreation
Immigration and Naturalization Service
Marriage and License - Harris County Clerk's Office
U. S. Passports
Social Security Administration
Time and Temperature
Weather
713-755-5000
713-247-2200
713-845-1000
1-800-375-5283
713-755-6405 
1-877-487-2778
1-800-772-1213
713-222-8463
713-529-4444 
New in Town
Directory Assistance
Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau
1-411
713-437-5200
Personal Crisis
Child Abuse Hot Line
Houston Area Women's Center
Runaway Hot Line
Women's Information, Referral and Exchange Service (WIRES)
Employee Assistance Program

1-800-252-5400
713-528-6798 
1-800-786-2929
713-528-2121 
713-500-3327

Pets
City of Houston (licensing)
Houston Humane Society (dogs and cats)
Humane Ranch of Texas (horses and other livestock)
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)
713-238-2170
713-433-6421
713-433-0300
713-869-7722 
Special Medical Assistance
Alcoholics Anonymous
Cancer Information Service
Dental Referral Service, Houston Dental Society
Doctor's Referral Service, Harris County Medical Society
Narcotics Anonymous 24-hour help line
713-686-6300 
713-792-3245
713-961-4337 
713-942-7050
713-661-4200 
Sports Ticket Information
Gulf Greyhound Park
Houston Astros (baseball)
Houston Rockets (basketball)
Houston Comets (basketball)
Houston Aeros (hockey)
1-800-275-2946
(713) 799-9500 
(713) 963-7300
(713) 627-9622
(713) 627-2376
Taxes
Income Tax Information (IRS)
State and County Property Taxes 
1-800-829-1040
713-224-1919 
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 
Trainee & Alumni Affairs - HMB 16.151, Box 165
FAX
Page Operator
Texas Medical Center Police
713-792-2696 
713-792-7895
713-792-7090
713-795-0000
UT Police (campus jurisdiction only)  

Emergencies
 
 

713-794-HELP 
713-794-4357
(in house: 4-HELP)

Non - Emergencies

713-792-2890 
(in house: 2-2890)
Utilities

CenterPoint Energy Entex (natural gas)
CenterPoint Energy (electricity)
AT&T Telephone 

713-207-1111
713-207-2222
1-800-288-2020

Voter Information
Harris County Democratic Party
League of Women Voters
Republican Headquarters of Harris County
Voter Registration and Information

713-802-0085
713-784-2923 
713-838-7900 
713-368-2000  

 

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