City, State, and Federal government resources related to information on topics ranging from Census, elections, tax, travel, and more.
The official website for the 2020 Census. The Census Bureau is dedicated to providing current facts and figures about America’s people, places, and economy. 1-844-330-2020
Baker Ripley – Tax Center
Baker Ripley offers free tax preparation for families and individuals earning up to $58,000 at select locations
Benefits.gov - Benefit Finder
Benefits.gov is an online resource to help you find federal benefits you may be eligible for in the United States, including disaster relief, healthcare and medical assistance, financial assistance, and loans.
IRS - Economic Impact Payments
IRS information on the Economic Impact Payment (Also known as “Stimulus Payment”)
Houston Public Library – Government: State and Local Resources
Online resources on State and Local Government, including websites for the City of Houston, Harris County, the State of Texas, Metro, and more.
Houston Public Library – Government: US Resources
Online resources on U.S. Government, including websites for Congress, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services, the White House, and more, accessible with your library card.
Texas Secretary of State – Ballot by Mail
Information regarding eligibility to vote early by mail, as well as other information from the Texas Secretary of State, which assists county election officials and ensures the uniform application and interpretation of election laws throughout Texas.
US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) - Response to COVID-19
USCIS is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States.
US Department of State - COVID-19 Traveler Information
Passport and Travel Information. Bureau of Consular Affairs is responsible for the welfare and protection of U.S. citizens abroad, for the issuance of passports and other documentation to citizens and nationals, and for the protection of U.S. border security and the facilitation of legitimate travel to the United States.
US Small Business Administration – Small Business Guidance Loan Resources
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.