xthestigma Campaign Aimed at Reducing Shame and Judgment

X the Stigma 2-21-14

Half the battle in treating mental health and addiction issues is fighting the stigmas related to each, due in large part to generations of silence, shame and judgment. We know that literally MILLIONS – in the U.S. alone – are suffering from one or both of these illnesses and a huge population of those millions do […]

Two Salons. Two Generous Ways to Give Back.

styling curls and weaving French braid on long hair in salon

SoK Salon on Kirby and Hot Tops Hair Studio Provide Invaluable Support to The Women’s Home Houston is a giving community and the local businesses in our town step up to the plate time and time again. At The Women’s Home, we’ve found that, no matter the hardships and trauma a woman has been through, […]

Houston Charities Ranked 2nd in the Nation by Charity Navigator

Houston Charities 7-10-13

For the third consecutive year, Charity Navigator ranks Houston non-profits among the very top in the nation as far as accountability, transparency and financial strength. While earning first place in 2012 and second in 2011, Houston dropped back to second position (still a commendable ranking) in the 2013 evaluation of charities in 30 top metro areas. As America’s largest […]

Millions of Americans Under Severe Housing Cost Burden

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As the housing sector makes a steady recovery, 20.6 million households must pay more than half their household income on housing, a record high, according to a new report from the Harvard Research Center. Seven out of ten of those households subsist on annual incomes roughly equivalent to year-round employment at the minimum wage. Released […]

The Women’s Home Fills Ten Special Apartments

Jane Cizik Bed 10-22-12

As part of The Women’s Home’s Housing First pilot program, staff at our permanent supportive housing complex, Jane Cizik Garden Place, have worked diligently to fill and serve the 10 units designated for women who are chronically homeless. We partnered with specific agencies including SEARCH, Mission of Yahweh, Volunteers of America, and the Montgomery County Homeless […]

The Cottage Shop Selected to Participate in Action Learning Project

Action Learnign Project 1-22-13

We are excited to announce that The Women’s Home Cottage Shop was selected to participate in Rice University Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business “Action Learning Project” for 2013. The Action Learning Project is a thirteen-week team consultation that enables organizations to develop or improve a business process, problems, or issues. Within the few last […]