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To maximize the utilization of tax payer's dollars the Galveston County Social Services department no longer provides Financial Assistance and Guardianship services in-house. The County has partnered with Non-Profit Organizations to provide these services for us. 

​​Financial Assistance Program
(If you are seeking assistance with Rent or Utility bills please contact one of the following organizations):​
(281) 332-3881​​​​ 
151 Park Avenue
League City, TX 77573 
(281) 534-2043 
215 FM 517 E
Dickinson, TX 77539
(409) 935-1190 
4210 FM 1765 
Texas City, TX 77591 
(409) 763-8521​ 
2817 Post Office
Galveston, TX 77550​​​​​
 For information about the Financial Assistance provided please contact:
  • Tashonda Edwards, Galveston County Social Services Liaison, at (409) 770-5585

Guardianship Services​​​
Galveston County has contracted with Friends For Life to provide Guardianship services. Friends For Life serves multiple Texas counties as guardian when a Judge determines that an individual lacks capacity and there in no family member qualified and/or willing to serve. 

For these services please contact Friends for Life at (254) 772-1255

If you are calling about a referral please contact: 

  • Debbie Diaz, Galveston County Probate Court Investigator, at (409) 770-5188

For questions, concerns, or complaints contact:

  • Connie Nicholson, Director of Community Services, at (409) 770-5545​