Supporting Good Nutrition from the Ground Up: Our Kitchen Gets a Lift

A kitchen is a place of gathering and sustenance in many homes, whether for a quick bite over the sink on a day running late, or for a celebratory meal that carries into the evening. The kitchen at our 26 bed dormitory is no different. Good nutrition and healthy balanced meals are an important part […]

Honoring a Top Achievement

Laura Fowler (left) with Coalition for the Homeless CEO, Marilyn Brown (center) and the Male Achiever of the Year Steven Marshall (right)   Established in 1982, the Coalition for the Homeless of Houston is dedicated to coordinating community efforts to prevent and end Houston Homelessness. October 10 marked World Homeless Day and the Coalition used […]

Executive Moms Connect with The Women’s Home

The Executive Mom’s Society (EMS), a new group aimed at enhancing the lives of working mothers, gathered at the Women’s Home one Wednesday for an exciting day of networking and self-improvement. September 10, The Women’s Home was proud to partner with The Executive Mom’s Society for its monthly meet and greet luncheon. At least 30 […]

Healing Hands, Helping Hands

You may have noticed there have been some big changes in The Cottage Shop recently, many of those are thanks to the volunteer efforts of Dr. Steven Curley and his wife, Natalie. Steven heard about The Women’s Home through one of our other volunteers, Frandale Johnson, who’s a friend of Natalie’s. A surgeon for over […]

Balancing the Books: The Women’s Resource teaches our Residents Financial Literacy

The Women’s Resource Volunteer educators Inez Mendez (left) and Angela Torres (right) On the journey to a whole life, our residents learn balance in all things including their finances. Women who live within limited means like many of our residents, often do not have the opportunity of a financial education. The Women’s Resource of Greater […]

The State of Local Mental Health and Its Effect on Homelessness

The State of Local Mental Health and Its Effect on Homelessness   On June 17, 2014, local city and county leaders, health care providers, community volunteers and students met at The United Way of Greater Houston for a panel discussion entitles “The State of Local Mental Health and Its Effect on Homelessness.” Micah, Hirschfield, moderator and TWH […]

WholeLife℠ Feature – TWH’s New Treatment and Transitional Program Class – “Courage to Search”

The growing efforts of The Women’s Home are all tied together by our comprehensive and very effective WholeLifemodel, which addresses the emotional/mental, physical, social, spiritual, vocational, and financial wellness of our clients and residents. This week, ten residents of The Women’s Home Treatment and Transitional program began a journey in a new class aptly titled “Courage […]

TWH Recognized at the 2014 BBB Awards for Excellence

The Home was recently honored at the 22nd Awards for Excellence by the Better Business Bureau. The agency was one of the finalists selected in the category of Houston non-profits. These awards were begun in 1992 as a joint effort of the BBB Education Foundation and the University of Houston Bauer College of Business Administration. […]

TWH Selected for 2014-2015 Run for a Reason Charity Program

The Women’s Home is honored to have been selected as an official charity for the 2014-2015 Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Program. Early registration for the full and half marathons opened on May 6th – the general lottery will open on June 4th. Skip the lottery and receive a Guaranteed Entry! The Run for a Reason […]

ExxonMobil Makes a Splash at Their Annual WAVE Day Volunteer Event

On a crisp, sunny day in early March of this year, 130 volunteers from ExxonMobil took time out of their busy day to help our clients hone some of the skills necessary to re-enter the workforce. This day of giving back is part of ExxonMobil’s WAVE (Women’s Annual Volunteer Event) Day community effort. With the […]