ACTs/Second Family has care teams that provide occasional meals, transportation, home visits, and other helpful services to frail adults, those living with HIV/AIDS, and other individuals with special needs. Contact: Becky Villareal (713) 682-5995.
FamilyTime Crisis and Counseling Center/The Door
FamilyTime Crisis and Counseling Center/The Door assists area families and individuals in crisis. To that end, FamilyTime needs help in many ways, including financial assistance, and volunteers for The Door (a shelter for battered women and their children), Counseling Center, Thrift Shops and fundraising events. Contact: Judy Cox at (281) 446-2615
Kairos Prison Ministry
Kairos Prison Ministry, which evolved from Cursillo, brings
Christ’s love and forgiveness to prisoners and their families and
friends. A Christian,
lay-led, ecumenical, international program, Kairos uses talks,
meditation, and individual and group activities to help prisoners
live in a personal relationship with the living Christ, who is
presented as the only total solution to salvation and change. In
short, they are taught ways to turn their lives around. For more
information, contact Rusty Paull (281)852-5502.
St James House, a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, is
embarking on a process of transforming the way we care for people in
nursing homes, creating a new culture to support human frailty with
dignity, choice, respect, self-determination and purposeful living.
St James House offers a comprehensive rehabilitation program and
skilled nursing care to 105 residents. Alexander Hall provides
gracious independent living for older adults in 40 apartment units.
St. James House offers financial assistance to many of the residents
who cannot pay the full cost of their care. Emily Maas and Pam
Nolting currently serve on the St. James House Board of Trustees.
For more information call 281-425-1200 or visit
Holy Trinity Episcopal School
Accredited by the Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools,
Holy Trinity’s mission is to prepare students for higher education
and a meaningful life experience through a program emphasizing
academic excellence, spiritual development and social
responsibility. Currently, the school serves students in Pre-K 3
through eighth grade from 10 area school districts. In the Fall of
2009, the school added a University Preparatory Academy to prepare
students in grades nine through 12 for their technical world of
For more information, contact Reba Kingsbury, assistant head for
advancement, at (281)459-4323 or
email@example.com Also, visit the school’s
www.holytrinityeschool.org Good Shepherd’s representative for
the school is Richard Hawley (281)-359-4342).
The Seafarers' Center at the Port of Houston is a “home away from
home” for seafarers. Chartered in the late 1960s/early 1970s by the
local maritime industry, community leaders and churches, the center
provides a safe and welcoming recreational and spiritual environment
on land for those who have chosen the sea as their livelihood. Many
volunteers give of their time and talent to the center which also
has a team of ministers on duty.Contact: Rev. Lacey Largent (713)672-0511