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 […]

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 […]

Reaching Out to the Community

A card made by one of our Jane Cizik Garden Place residents Terrace United Methodist Church is an outreach driven congregation in the Spring Branch community. The members of the church have faithfully volunteered with Jane Cizik Garden place since the complex opened its doors in 2010. A group of volunteers organized by Associate Pastor Tammy Heinrich have […]

This Crawfish Season Support Physical Wellness

Access to basic hygiene and body maintenance products is a fundamental part of maintaining good physical health that people often take for granted. The high costs of even basic hygiene products like deodorant and shampoo as well as the lack of available facilities to practice a hygiene routine while homeless means many of our residents […]

Meet our Newest Board Members!

In January, The Women’s Home Board of Directors welcomed five new members to service. The Board of Directors is the governing body of The Home. They are responsible for financial oversight and leadership, strategic direction of programs and services, stewardship of our resources and the advisory tasks of insuring that the mission and vision are […]

National Charity League-Heart of Texas

 When mothers and daughters decide to throw a party for our clients, they do it up right.  On a recent Saturday afternoon, dozens of moms and their teen girls treated our ladies to a pizza party, serving up pizza, party favors and great conversation.  They were from the Heart of Texas Chapter of the National Charity […]

Afternoon Tea with Authors of Substance

Barbara Taylor Bradford is the bestselling British-American novelist whose career took off in 1979 with her debut novel, A Woman of Substance. She will be coming to Houston, April 8, 2015, for afternoon tea and conversation benefitting The Women’s Home at the Four Seasons alongside author and Congressional Medal of Honor Nominee, Joanne King Herring. This event will […]

Giving Houston a Reason to Run

Sunday, January 18, 2015, thousands of runners gathered at the starting line downtown before the morning light even crested over the buildings. These runners had all trained for months to participate in the Chevron Houston Marathon, and all had their own motivations driving them to the finish line. Every year as a part of the Chevron […]