Other Types of Assistance
Addresses urgent physical illness, mental illness, access to health care for uninsured patients, and preventive health. The goal is to prevent workplace absenteeism resulting in lost wages and school absenses due to illness. MAM helps by providing:
Limited medical assistance and prescription drugs
Application assistance for public benefits such as food stamps, CHIP, Medicaid and Gold Card
Immunizations and Eye Exams for Children
Medical Screenings and Eye Exams for Adults
View a schedule of upcoming medical services here.
MAM can provide vouchers to MAM Resale Store for up to $25 worth of adult clothing and $15 worth of children’s clothing. Also new work-related clothing and footwear (scrubs, steel-toed boots, nursing shoes, etc) may be purchased through local participating retailers
Those who are hungry receive lunch bags and referrals to partner neighborhood food pantries who agree to help MAM clients. MAM staff provides food stamp (SNAP) application assistance.
MAM can also offer a variety of in-kind donations that can help to stretch a family budget such as toiletries, household cleaning products, disposable diapers, etc.
MAM can povide gasoline vouchers or Metro-money to facilitate travel to work, job interviews or medical appointments. MAM also partners in “Cycle2Success” which makes bicycles available to those who need regular transportation to work.
Assistance Information & Appointments
(713) 574-7536 (para Español)