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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

  • Comerica Bank Changing Lives

    Comerica Bank Changing Lives: SEARCH Homeless Services

  • Fostering the Joy of Reading at SEARCH’s House of Tiny Treasures

    The Super Bowl Host Committee sponsored a book fair at the House of Tiny Treasures to provide our young students with precious books and to help nurture a love of reading and learning.

  • Hola, Houston KRIV CH 26

    Homelessness is a big issue in the houston area any time of year, but particularly this time of the season when temperatures can drop to or below freezing, but what can we do to address the problem. One organization called “SEARCH Homeless Services ” is taking a very unique approach here to tell us more about that we have the Executive Director Thao Costis.