Connecting with the Community

Being connected to the community you live in fosters an important sense of belonging. At our supportive housing facility, Jane Cizik Garden Place (JCGP), events and activities provided by staff and volunteers give residents the chance to socialize. Every month, JCGP hosts at least three events for residents, including the much-loved Ladies’ Night organized by […]

ExxonMobil Makes an Impact

Exxon Mobil Impact day was Tuesday October 20, 2015 and 40 volunteers from ExxonMobil’s Fuels, Lubes, Corporate Global Services Company (FLCG) Procurement Team took over The Cottage Shop to give the store a boost inside and out! The Shop was closed for the day as volunteers rolled up their sleeves and gave the walls a […]

The Cottage Shop Goes Vintage

On the sunny Saturday of September 19th, The Women’s Home Cottage Shop joined 39 other vendors of vintage and antique goods for the Houston Vintage Festival. Hosted in the spacious and repurposed air hangar of the 1940 Air Terminal Museum at Hobby Airport, the festival brought together lovers of vintage goods, fashion and beauty with […]

Donate your Holiday Styles to Shop. Taste. Empower.

Have you been wearing that same little something every holiday party for the last three years? If you’re looking for a change in your holiday style, and a way to give your old clothes new life, donate your gently worn clothing, shoes, and home goods to The Cottage Shop. We are looking for men’s and […]

Shop. Taste. Empower. Holiday Edition 2015

      Click here to register for this free event! The Cottage Shop’s Holiday Edition: Shop. Taste. Empower. party features the best of beauty, fashion and food, Sunday, November 15, 2015 from 1 to 4 p.m. The free event gives shoppers an opportunity to find incredible gifts, receive styling advice from Houston’s fashion experts, […]

Looking for Shop Support

The Cottage Shop has racks of exciting new merchandise–with more needing sorting! Frequent shoppers at The Cottage Shop will notice that we’ve been receiving lots of new merchandise, and we always appreciate support in getting things sorted from inside the door to go out on the floor! We’ve had an influx of donations from generous […]

Join Our Leadership Circle

What we’d like to say first and foremost is thank you. Thank you for your continued support of The Women’s Home. Thank you for understanding how important it is to provide resources and a real second chance to women in crisis. Because of you and people like you, many local women are longer on the […]

2015 Gala “Landmarks & Legacies” Nov. 13th

The Women’s Home is proud to announce our 2015 Annual Gala “Landmarks & Legacies” Our Gala will take place on November 13, 2015 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, and we are honored to have as our co-chairs Tracy and Harry Faulkner and Fran Fawcett Peterson. This year’s Gala will recognize six honorees for six decades: Joanne King […]

Meeting in the Middle

Three Clients

Sometimes the people who will change your life the most are the ones you meet halfway down your darkest road. Such is the case of Crystal, Janel and Melissa, three graduates of The Women’s Home from very different walks of life. Upon meeting at The Home found a bond they would carry through recovery. The […]

The Women’s Home Re:Entry Summit September 2015 Recap

On September 30, 2015, The Women’s Home held our very first Re:Entry Summit, a day long symposium dedicated to discussing the issues women face upon re-entering society after incarceration. The event brought together panelists and speakers from across the nation who have dedicated their work to researching the ways the criminal justice system affects those […]