Legs in Jeans

“If I look at the mass, I will never act. If I look at the one, I will” 

 

-Mother Theresa 

Each year, approximately 200 Houston teenagers age-out of the foster care system. Few of these young adults have the necessary support systems to successfully navigate life on their own. Statistically, they are more likely to go to prison than to college, and there's a good chance they’ll become homeless or trafficked. In addition, many of their own children end up in foster care. With the help of a loving and supportive community, we believe this cycle can be broken. We are proud to champion the work of these local organizations serving former foster youth.

Downstream Partners

Angel Reach provides housing and life instruction to young adults ages 16 to 24 who have aged out of foster care, and who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.  

Attack Poverty empowers people to attack poverty in their life and community by strengthening under-resourced communities through spiritual growth, education, revitalization, and basic needs. 

Buckner Family Hope Centers are child-centered, family-focused places where families go to find hope, support and empowerment in their community to reach their fullest, God-given potential. 

Elijah Rising works to end sex trafficking through prayer, awareness, intervention, and restoration.

Family Promise of Lake Houston provides a caring and positive environment for homeless children and families while they design and execute a plan to break the cycle of homelessness in their lives. 

Freedom Church Alliance engages the Church as a unified, collaborative body to make a greater impact in the anti-human trafficking movement.

The Hay Center empowers current and former foster youth to be successful, productive adults through training and mentorship in education, employment, and personal achievement.

 

Humble Area Assistance Ministries helps community members in crisis by providing essential resources (basic needs, employment assistance, financial literacy, etc) to move them towards self-sufficiency. 

The Landing serves survivors of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation, with a trauma-informed approach, through their drop-in center, youth advocacy program and community outreach efforts. 

Life House Houston is a Christ-centered ministry ensuring life for unborn children by providing opportunities for housing, help and hope for women during their pregnancy and beyond.

Santa Maria Hostel is a residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment center providing comprehensive care for pregnant and parenting women and their children. 

The Source is a full-service women’s health clinic empowering women with better choices. Services include education, material assistance, Medicaid verification, options counseling & mentoring, pregnancy tests and ultrasounds, professional counseling, STI/STD testing/treatment, and Well-Woman Exams.

The WorkFaith Connection provides faith-based training and coaching for anyone who desires long-term employment. 

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PO Box 920545

Houston, TX 77008

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