La Maison Apartments Clean House for The Cottage Shop

Spring is a season of renewal, a time to take stock and clear away the clutter of the past year, making it perfect timing for La Maison Apartment’s monthly giving event to partner with The Women’s Home’s Cottage Shop. The beginning of spring marks the time when many of its 400-plus residents clean house, getting […]

What is Brown Bag?

Michael Pearce, one of our January Brown bag speakers Having healthy connections to resources and role models in our community is an important aspect of our WholeLife Program. In our treatment and transitional housing program we foster community involvement with our residents every Friday through our Brown Bag Luncheons. Fridays at noon, our treatment and […]

Welcome Development Assistant Heather Almond!

The Women’s Home is thrilled to welcome our newest development team member, Heather Almond!  Heather has been hired as a development assistant to work on our reNew & reDo Fashion Event.  She will start in mid-June. Her position is made possible, thanks to a grant through Exxon Mobil’s Community Jobs Program and coordinated by Volunteer […]

Expanding Our Horizons

From left to right: Karen George, Paula Paust, Mayor Annise Parker, and Larry George The Women’s Home has been supporting Houston women in crisis since 1957 and as our clients’ needs have grown, we have grown with them. What began as an overnight shelter for women in need has expanded today to a multi-campus organization […]

Brownie Scout Troop 24053 visits The Cottage Shop

The Brownie Scouts outside The Cottage Shop Getting an early start in giving back to the wider community is an important opportunity for growing girls and recently The Cottage Shop was able to give that experience to Brownie Scout Troop 24053. The troop, led by Desire Witherspoon a 2010 graduate of our treatment program and […]