Purpose

In 2006, the City of El Paso created the Neighborhood Services Division within the Department of Community and Human Development to implement neighborhood-oriented programs. These programs assist residents to actively engage in improving and preserving their neighborhoods and to facilitate opportunities for citizens to be involved in local government.

Goal: Build strong neighborhoods by encouraging community leadership and civic engagement.

To revitalize, improve and maintain the quality of El Paso's neighborhoods by communicating with residents and addressing their concerns and needs. 

Objectives

  • Connect residents to City services related to neighborhood needs.
  • Provide support and assistance for the development and sustainability of neighborhood associations.
  • Serve as a source of communication between the City of El Paso and El Paso's neighborhoods.

Core Services

  • Neighborhood Summit
    • Annual forum to highlight citizen involvement in the community through keynote speakers, workshops and an information fair
  • Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP)
    • Competitive public improvement program for small-scale neighborhood projects by neighborhood associations (program availability contingent on budget allocation)
  • Neighborhood Revitalization Strategies
    • Comprehensive, community-driven approach that details specific goals, objectives and actions to revitalize distressed neighborhoods
    • Builds partnerships with government entities, community stakeholders and residents to implement strategies that address safety & security, neighborhood appearance, housing, community services, economic development, workforce development, neighborhood facilities, education, infrastructure, and land use 


Contact Information

Community and Human Development Department
Neighborhood Services Division
CITY 3 - 801 Texas
El Paso, TX 79901
915-212-1682

neighborhoodservices@elpasotexas.gov


Community and Human Development
801 Texas Ave., 3rd Floor
El Paso, Texas 79901

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


CDBG Administration
(915) 212-0138

Housing Services Division
(915) 212-0139

Neighborhood Services
(915) 212-1682

Empowerment Zone
(915) 212-1681

Foster Grandparent Program
(915) 212-1678

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
(915) 212-1683