Gulf Coast Community Services Association is one of Texas' largest community action agencies. Its mission in Harris County is to help low-income residents become self-sufficient. The association does this by offering a variety of services that include housing counseling, senior services, adult education classes, summer youth services, after-school programs, clothing and school supply vouchers, and food pantries. It also provides bus tokens for job search and medical appointments, transportation for elderly and disabled individuals, family needs assessments with follow-up, an employment skills program, prescription vouchers for needed medication and a Head Start program for more than 1,860 children in southeast Houston, Pasadena, Deer Park and South Houston, Texas. Gulf Coast Community Services Association is located in Houston.