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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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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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