The Center For Empowerment - Sonrise Shelter - Houston, TX

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5609 East Mount Houston
Houston, TX 77093
: 281-449-0994
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    Sharon Owens
    2014-03-03 10:53:00
    Sonrise is an awesome place. I entered in being a user of crack cocaine , I had not been clean for ten years. I have now been clean for four years. The directors hand on approach is very different from other places. He makes you feel like you are the most important person to him. He argued with me, cried with me and when I relapsed in the first week he went to the streets and found me. Now it doesn't have the best furniture or other stuff. But when it comes down to being effective at least for me it changed my life.

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Description: We house 150 people, give three meals a day. Have GED classes and drug testing. We are also a out patient drug counseling center.

The Sonrise Shelter provides emergency shelter services to individuals that enter the shelter. The Emergency Shelter is opened 24 hours a day and 365 days of the year.

The Sonrise Shelter provides emergency shelter services to a diverse population. the Sonrise Shelter does not discriminate in providing housing or services directly or indirectly on the basis of race, color, religion, race, sex, national origin age, familial status, or disability.

Unaccompanied youth under the age of 18, people who are registered sex offenders or those that commit or threaten violent activities to Sonrise Shelter property, staff or other clients will not be allowed on property. Where appropriate, referrals to other shelters or programs will be provided. At times there may be limited accommodations in the shelter even though the person is eligible. If this happens a referral will be provided for other resources and if necessary access to public transportation.

Services and Programs

Our Social Services department partners with local agencies to provide comprehensive care for our clients, including free access to medical, dental, vision, veteran's benefits, counseling, educational (on-site GED courses) and job placement services, among others.
Our social services department is implemented by means of a case management staff, which develops and implements individual plans of treatment and recovery for every client, including clients who do not currently reside at the Sonrise Shelter, but rather are teetering on the brink of homelessness

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Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2016-08-30

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