The Life Center for the Homeless - Houston, TX

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4516 Old Yale St.
Houston, TX 77018
: 832-292-3295
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Description: The Life Center Vision began in 1989 and is a 501c3 non-profit, faith based Christian Organization. Located on Old Yale St., close to the Independence Heights area of Houston and the historical Acres Homes, we are ideally positioned to make a difference. Our present facilities include three living areas and a separate Multi Purpose Facility that can be used for educational classes, meetings and motivational sessions, and Chapel with the ability to support our community and make a visible difference. We have a total of 10 facilities and room to grow. The Life Center operates as a 24–hour refuge for those who are in need. There is also a 90 day Rehabilitation Program. There is an on site Director and an outreach team. We have a non-discrimination policy.

The Life Center is dedicated to serve, educate and represent the Homeless of Houston. Through the operation of a short-stay residential facility, and the combination of an educational program, an in-house work program and group counseling sessions, The Life Center hopes to impart sufficient work and basic living skills, along with a positive and focused mental attitude to Homeless individuals so they can take their proper place as productive and stable members of today's society.

Volunteers Requests by The Life Center for the Homeless: The Life Center provides volunteer opportunities for all our partners and supporters and interested parties. We have a respectful and secure environment for all Life Center volunteers. In the event your group is interested in having a volunteer day, we would need some advanced notice. If there are young adults or children attending, please bring a family member or Director from your Church. In the event your Church or group is interested in participating in one of The Life Center's Volunteer Projects, please contact us for more details.

Also, we ask that all new volunteers, before volunteering, would read over and sign the Rules and Regulations Agreement page. Thank you for your willingness to help out.Life Center has had a lot of volunteers to grace our Campus. A special thanks to all of our volunteers. May God continue to bless you.

Donation Requests by The Life Center for the Homeless: The Life Center's Needs List:
Shaving cream
Travel sized soap
Bottled water
Ink Dell Color LaserJet 1320c & HP Office jet 5610 All-in-one – all colors
School uniforms and supplies
HD video cameras
Professional media equipment
Indoor and outdoor 60 watt floodlights
Lawn care equipment (weed eaters, lawn mowers, etc)
Industrial strength cleaning supplies (mops, brooms, chemicals, garbage bags)
New underwear for men, women, and children Socks
Men and women's clothing appropriate for job interviews (suits)
Pillows, blankets, towels
Paper goods (toilet paper, disposable plates and flatware, paper towels, etc)
Flash lights and batteries
Metro QCards with funds pre loaded
Ground Meat
Wild game and other meats are welcome
Canned goods & other non perishable foods
To donate a vehicle, contact us.

Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2020-02-02

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