Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

(old version)Houston Methodist Hospital Community Benefits

Covenant House

1111 Lovett Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77006-3898
713-523-2231

Executive Director:
Ronda G. Robinson

www.covenanthouse.org/youth-shelter/texas-houston

Covenant House Texas offers an array of programs and services to homeless and runaway youth under the age of 21. Services include medical exams, treatment, HIV testing, crisis trauma and intervention, case management, street-based outreach services, a 24-hour crisis shelter, transitional housing, vocation training, education assistance, free medical care, substance abuse and mental health counseling, pastoral care as well as after care services.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Faith Community Volunteers can serve for six months or one year, with the option to recommit for an additional year. During their service commitment, volunteers are assigned to serve 40 hours per week, in 8-10 hour shifts, at one of the Covenant House crisis centers. Most volunteers serve as Resident Advisors, Youth Advisors or Case Managers on a youth residential floor. Volunteers with specialized experience and/or certifications may serve in medical services, outreach, or pastoral care programs.

Other Needs:

In-kind donations of clothing, educational items, items for the home and items for new moms and new babies. Please visit their website for more information.