The Beacon - Houston, TX
1212 Prairie Street
Houston, TX 77002
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The Beacon - Houston, TX
Our mission is to provide services that restore dignity, self-respect and hope to Houston's poor and homeless.
THE BEACON is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established by Christ Church Cathedral.
Since opening our doors in 2007, we've grown from serving 80 clients per day to serving 600-800 clients daily.
What We Do
Our success is driven through our four core programs: The Beacon Day Center, Cathedral Clinic at The Beacon, Brigid's Hope at The Beacon, and Cathedral Justice Project at The Beacon. These four programs come together under one roof to provide meals, showers, laundry service, case management, medical and psychiatric care, pro bono legal services and pastoral care.
The Beacon Day Center
The Beacon Day Center is open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
The Beacon Day Center provides hot meals, private shower and lavatory facilities, laundry services, coordinated access to housing and information and referral services to Houstonâ€™s underserved and homeless population.
Brigid's Hope at The Beacon
Brigid's Hope at The Beacon offers transitional housing and supportive services in an effort to reduce the number of women returning to the criminal-justice system.
Cathedral Justice Project at The Beacon
Cathedral Justice Project at The Beacon provides pro bono legal assistance to Houston's poor and homeless.
Cathedral Clinic at The Beacon
Cathedral Clinic at The Beacon is a collaborative partnership with Healthcare for the Homeless Houston. Our clinic combines primary healthcare, psychiatric treatment and mental health counseling with intensive case management to address the needs of men, women, and children living on Houston's streets.
THE BEACON and its programs are part of Cathedral Health & Outreach Ministries / CHOM, a registered 501(C)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. Tax ID # 71-0933434
Volunteers Requests by The Beacon: Volunteers are needed in The Beacon for the following:meal preparation meal service client reception volunteer reception laundry services
Donation Requests by The Beacon: Each contribution, large and small, brings us closer to fulfilling our mission. In-kind gifts help offset our costs and enable us to provide our clients with items they greatly need. The following in-kind items are needed at the following programs:The Beacon Day Center:January Canned Corn February Medical ScrubsMarch Underwear; T-shirts, Socks, Men's briefs, Ladies panties, sport Bras April- Tooth Brushes, Toothpaste May Canned Green Beans June Disposable Razors July Canned Corn August Underwear; T-shirts, Socks, Men's briefs, Ladies panties, sport Bras September Tooth Brushes, ToothpasteOctober Canned Green BeansNovembe Disposable Razors December Coats, Blankets, Hoodies
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Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.
Do you have items to donate? Contact The Beacon at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.