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Now Accepting Patients: Primary Care Services

Now Accepting Patients: Primary Care Services

We are pleased to announce the expansion of The Harris Center's Primary Care Services, in close partnership with The University of Houston's College of Medicine. This service is designed to help clients reach health-related goals, provide access to health coaching, offer healthcare screenings, transportation to and from your scheduled healthcare visits and so much more.

Join the Minority Mental Health Forum, July 30

Join the Minority Mental Health Forum, July 30

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will host a forum where community leaders will discuss housing opportunities and challenges minority groups face. Evelyn Locklin, The Harris Center's Director of Emergency Services and Residential Programs, will participate in the forum.

Jail Re-Entry Program: Veteran Finds Hope

Jail Re-Entry Program: Veteran Finds Hope

Jail Re-Entry Program: Mr. Simon* is an Iraq War veteran who was referred to us by Brothers in Arms, a program assisting veterans at the Harris County jail.  Shortly before Mr. Simon was released, we offered him a bed at our new Jail Re-Entry program during the time Veterans Affairs coordinated permanent housing for him. Mr. Simon was admitted to our program on Jan. 11 this year.  

Respite, Rehabilitation and Re-Entry Center: Equipped and Reunited

Respite, Rehabilitation and Re-Entry Center: Equipped and Reunited

We found Tamala* in uninhabitable living conditions. She had been homeless for many years and was separated from her husband in attempts to find suitable living. She had been trying to get in contact with her husband and buy a ticket to North Carolina where her husband had settled in with housing and a job.

 

Jail Re-entry and Hospital-to-Home: Client Experiencing Chronic Homelessness for over 20 Years

Jail Re-entry and Hospital-to-Home: Client Experiencing Chronic Homelessness for over 20 Years

Javier* was referred to the Respite, Rehabilitation and Re-Entry center by the Coalition of the Homeless. He had experienced chronic homelessness for over 20 years, and also faced substance abuse challenges and bipolar disorder. 

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