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FAMIL-E FACTS – DECEMBER 2017 NEWS

The holidays can be overwhelming, emotionally, and financially. Family Houston's counselors and financial coaches are ready to help. 93% of Counseling clients were functioning better at work, home, and school! 94% of Financial Stability clients reported increased...

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FAMIL-E FACTS – NOVEMBER 2017 NEWS

Here's what’s happening at Family Houston! We are providing disaster case management, financial assistance, and free mental health counseling to individuals impacted by Harvey. Since the storm: 332 households received disaster case management from Family Houston....

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FAMIL-E FACTS – OCTOBER 2017 NEWS

Family Houston will continue helping people across greater Houston recover from Harvey. 40,000 homes and 1,000,000 cars in Houston were destroyed by Harvey. Family Houston is built to help families through crisis situations. 660,200 individuals applied for FEMA...

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Famil-eFacts – September 2017 News

Family Houston is truly heartbroken over the unprecedented devastation that Hurricane Harvey brought on our Houston and neighboring communities. We are grateful that our staff members and their loved ones are safe and sound. Because of the nature of their work here at...

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FAMIL-E FACTS – AUGUST 2017 NEWS

Here's what's happening at Family Houston! Through our Case Management program, we help people address immediate needs such as food, clothing, and shelter. We also complete applications for benefits such as Medicaid, disability, and food stamps while...

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FAMIL-E FACTS – JULY 2017 NEWS

Here's what's happening at Family Houston! Family Houston offers free Employment Services in English and Spanish at several satellite sites. Since August 1, 2016, our Waller County program has provided: OUR CLIENTS SAY: Family...

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FAMIL-E FACTS – JUNE 2017 NEWS

Here's what's happening at Family Houston! Our Pillars of Strength luncheon was a big success! Thank you to everyone who joined us. You can view photos from the luncheon on Facebook. Check out these facts about our Parent Resources program: OUR CLIENTS...

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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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FAMIL-E FACTS – MAY 2017 NEWS

Here's what's happening at Family Houston! We are so excited for our Pillars of Strength luncheon on May 10! Hope to see many of you there. This month, we're shining a spotlight on Family Houston's THRIVE Connection program, which is part of our Financial Stability...

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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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