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“If I Can Do It, You Can Do It Too”

Justin came to Family Houston as a client but now, he’s a member of our team. Working part-time as a peer wellness specialist, Justin is helping young adults cope with depression and other mental health challenges, gain greater self-sufficiency, and achieve their...

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Learning a New Way to Parent

Robert’s teenage son became involved with a gang. His problems at school and home grew, and he ran away from home. He was found three months later and released to Robert’s custody. Robert joined Family Houston’s Parenting Resources classes for help managing his son’s...

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Rebuilding Together in Waller County

The April and May 2016 floods had a big impact on the entire greater Houston area, but were particularly damaging in Waller County. In this rural area, resources are scarce and spread out. Family Houston’s Waller-based case manager, Martha Santos, was a critical...

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APRIL 2017 FOCUS ON FAMILIES NEWSLETTER

The latest edition of our agency newsletter, Focus on Families, is arriving in homes today! You can also view a digital version of April 2017 Focus on Families. Features of this newsletter include: Our case managers helping families recover from flood damage How a...

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FAMIL-EFACTS – APRIL NEWS

Here's what's happening at Family Houston! This month we are pointing the spotlight to our Veteran Services program, which is available to vets free of charge. This program is headed by Jason Williams, who is a two-time veteran himself and is dedicated to helping vets...

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Family Houston on Great Day Houston with Deborah Duncan

Richard Simonds, Family Houston's Director of THRIVE Connection, appeared on Great Day Houston today to kick off Houston Money Week, April 1-8, 2017. Click here to watch the interview. Family Houston is a partner organization of Houston Money Week. Houston Money Week...

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FAMILY HOUSTON ON HTV

Family Houston counselors discuss children's mental health on HTV, Houston's government television station. Our segment begins approximately 6 minutes into the video. Thanks to HTV for helping us promote awareness of children's mental...

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FAMIL-EFACTS – MARCH NEWS

Famil-eFacts Family Houston News March 2017 Here's what's happening at Family Houston! Ensueños del Futuro, Family Houston's substance abuse prevention program, helps students in elementary, middle, high school make better decisions and reach their goals. We are...

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FAMIL-EFACTS – FEBRUARY NEWS

2017 is off to a great start for Family Houston! Through our Case Management Family Stability project, we partner withCommunities In Schools to prevent homelessness and keep children in school. Check out these facts about our Family Stability project: "Family Houston...

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Carla Achieves her Dream of Financial Stability

When Carla came to Family Houston, she felt overwhelmed by debt. She attained a Master’s degree from Columbia University, but that diploma also came with massive student loans. Carla owed the IRS and had no savings. She wanted to get her debt under control and...

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January 2017 Focus on Families Newsletter

The latest edition of our agency newsletter, Focus on Families, is arriving in homes today! You can also view a digital version of January 2017 Focus on Families. Features of this quarter's newsletter include: Children's Counseling Expansion Start Your Engines Photos...

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Thank You to our Houston Marathon Runners and Volunteers!

Despite the warm and muggy weather, our runners toughed it out and ran in support of needy families at the Chevron Houston Marathon and Half Marathon. Thank you to our amazing runners: Natalie Taylor, Jenny Odinet, Family Houston CEO Charly Weldon, Family Houston...

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FAMIL-EFACTS – JANUARY NEWS

We hope you had a wonderful holiday! We look forward to another year of helping clients overcome challenges and achieve stability. Check out these facts about Family Houston's Employment Services: "I learned so much. Thank you for teaching me a lot so I can be a great...

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FAMIL-EFACTS – DECEMBER NEWS

Famil-eFacts Family Houston News December 2016 It's been a terrific year and busy month! We are grateful for our staff and supporters - together, we can Build Strong Families for a Healthy Houston! Check out these facts about our Counseling program: "When you are...

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FAMIL-EFACTS – NOVEMBER NEWS

Family Houston is expanding our reach, bringing two full-time case managers to the Richmond area. This initiative is possible through the help of Attack Poverty and the generosity of a local foundation. Check out these facts about our Case Management program: OUR...

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