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Mission, Vision & Values

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Mission

SEARCH pursues a mission of providing hope, creating opportunity, and transforming lives of men, women, and children who are trying to break free from the cycle of poverty and homelessness. We bring this mission to life every day by helping our clients obtain permanent housing, increase their income, improve their health, develop their children, and ultimately achieve independence.

Vision

SEARCH maintains a vision of a Houston without homelessness.

Values

SEARCH is committed to providing quality services to our clients and treating them with respect and dignity. We base our high standards and our daily actions on five basic principles. Every decision that we make, whether related to client matters or operational matters, is tested and measured against these values.

Client-Centered – We create collaborative relationships with our clients.
Learning Organization – We foster education, innovation, and discovery.
Integrity – We do the right thing and make the right choice.
Trust – We are credible, competent, and keep our commitments.
Authentic Communication – We respectfully exchange ideas, information, and perspectives.

In the News

  • 2019 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award: SEARCH’s House of Tiny Treasures

     

  • Houston Public Media “Red White & Blue”: Houston’s Homeless

     

    Gary Polland and guest host Barbara Radnofsky lead a discussion about the problem of homelessness in Houston. They are joined by guests Marc Eichenbaum, Special Assistant to the Mayor for Homeless Initiatives at The City of Houston; and Thao Costis, President and CEO of SEARCH Homeless Services.

  • Comerica Bank Changing Lives

    Comerica Bank Changing Lives: SEARCH Homeless Services

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