Harris Center News

Harris Center employees going over the details of the Northeast Expansion
NE Expansion: The Youth And Family Wellness Center Update! 

Architect: RDLR Architects
The Youth and Family Wellness Center will focus on a client-centered design, in which providers rotate in to see clients in one room to provide a more seamless experience. Accessibility, natural lighting and greenery, and sensory-friendly design are top priorities. 

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Houston Town Hall

The first Town Hall meeting for our new Youth and Family Wellness Center was a huge success! Our community showed up to share ideas and provide invaluable feedback on The Harris Center's latest expansion. 

Extended family portrait outside on a sunny day

The Harris Center is expanding! The Youth and Family Wellness Center will be our newest location serving District 141, which contains Northeast Houston and Humble.

Adrian Garcia and The Harris Center celebrating the opening of Access2Health

Commissioner Adrian Garcia and The Harris Center recently celebrated the opening of the Access2Health Smart Pod in Precinct 2. In partnership with Catholic Charities, the Smart Pod located at the North East community center will be bringing mental health services to the community.

The Harris Center vaccine clinic at work

We had a great turnout at the vaccine clinics over the past month. Through a partnership with Randalls and the University of Houston College of Medicine, we administered almost 400 vaccines to our clients.

The Harris Center's Unique Voices of Harmony Chior in performance

The inaugural Transforming Lives Luncheon benefiting the Harris Center Foundation was hugely successful! Renowned writer and producer Lisa Malosky Productions led guests through a touching and enjoyable luncheon.

Young adults smiling and supporting one another
Published by Texas System of Care: Youth Peer Support Specialists (YPSS) draw upon their lived experience of behavioral health challenges and service use to connect, support, and inspire hope in a young person who is experiencing similar struggles.
Happy children playing with blocks
Facilitate articulation strategies to encourage overall speech and language development, school readiness skills, and peer interaction