Fluor Day of Caring

On Saturday, September 24, more than 30 employees and family members of Fluor volunteered at The Women’s Home as part of the Fluor Cares initiative. The Fluor Day of Caring included prepping and painting The Home’s large classroom and 2 bathrooms in the Life Learning Center at the 811 campus and assisted with sorting clothing […]

Texas Women Rainmakers

On Friday, August 26, the Texas Women Rainmakers met in Houston for their annual conference. The Rainmakers are a group of female lawyers from across Texas dedicated to “helping women lawyers be better rainmakers and succeed in their careers.” As part of their conference, they asked Debra Richmond, staff of The Home to attend and […]

Services Expand at Jane Cizik Garden Place

New Therapeutic Counseling Services Thanks to an exciting partnership with Memorial Assistance Ministries (MAM), Jane Cizik Garden Place now has therapeutic services on-site for all interested residents. Individual therapy sessions will be provided by Carolina Luna, LCSW.  This expansion of services has been made possible by generous funding from Houston Methodist.  Carolina is a Mental […]

Bauer Women Society: Empowering Young Women Everywhere

The Bauer Women Society at the University of Houston is an undergraduate business organization that focuses on skill building workshops, career opportunities, leadership and philanthropic work to promote the personal and professional development of aspiring businesswomen. The Bauer Women Society had the opportunity to engage in an outreach event at The Women’s Home. The members […]

Going Bold!

  About a year ago, Mechelle Tran was introduced to The Women’s Home.  Not long after, she jumped in with both feet and made a huge difference within her network! Asked to help make our 2016 Crawfish Boil successful, she decided to tap into vendors that supplied her family business.  Pho Saigon, a long- standing […]

You Made a Difference!

We are thrilled to announce that as of early March, we have met the million dollar Mabee Challenge! Thanks to everyone that donated at the end of 2015 and those special last gifts that met our match. Our $27 million dollar campaign is quickly drawing to a close with less than $350,000 to go. The roof […]

The Daring Way

About The Daring Way™ The Daring Way™ is a highly experiential methodology based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown. The method was designed for work with individuals, couples, families, work teams, and organizational leaders. It can be facilitated in clinical, educational, and professional settings. During the process facilitators explore topics such as vulnerability, courage, […]

Expressive Therapy: A Special Unlocking of Personal Creativity and Thought

Residents participating in our Treatment program spend Tuesday mornings with many opportunities for expressive therapy.  Regular volunteers, Janet Vucinich and Joe Synan work with words and watercolors respectively to unlock creative expression and the voice of our residents. Janet, an accomplished writer and teacher, coaxes the words through a variety of assignments, highlighted by her […]

Thank you to all our Winter Holiday Volunteers

The Winter Holidays can be a daunting time of year where our residents, despite all their hard work and progress feel the pain of their struggles more deeply than usual. Thankfully support from local volunteers helped make the 2015 holiday season a little brighter for our residents. Every year a number of organizations host drives […]

Thank you for your support in 2015!

For nearly 60 years The Women’s Home has provided women in crisis the safety and support they need to recover and thrive. Without the generous contributions of time, money, and resources from our friends in the Houston community, we would not be able to help hundreds of women change their lives each year. As many […]