Available Resources

There are many resources within Texas Children’s Hospital and in the community to help you better understand congenital heart disease. 

Contact Numbers

Texas Children’s on-call cardiologist
832-824-1000 (ask the operator to page the on-call cardiologist)

Heart Center appointment schedulers

Texas Children’s Hospital financial counselors
832-824-5505 (select the option to speak with a financial counselor)

Texas Children’s Adult Congenital Heart Program team

Crisis Intervention of Houston

Suggested Links

Additional Resources

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ACHA - Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Dental Issues: What’s Up with Preventive Antibiotics? (English / Spanish)

ACHA - Adult Congenital Heart Fact Sheet (English / Spanish)

ACHA - Pregnancy in Women with Congenital Heart Disease (English / Spanish)

Houston area behavioral health directory

Cardiac psychology

Community resources

Directive to physician and family or surrogates

Important documents for children over 19 (English / Spanish)

Mental health services for Medicaid or low-income families

Part-time jobs that offer medical benefits

Resources and support for families of patients with disabilities and special health care needs (English / Spanish)

Congenital heart disease scholarship information

Supported decision-making agreement (English / Spanish)

Texas Children’s Hospital financial counseling information sheet

Texas Children’s medical-legal partnership/Houston volunteer lawyers (English / Spanish)

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