For a Houston Without Homelessness

Donate Now

Houston Chronicle

Housing Houston’s Heroes

A decade ago, James E. Adams Jr. began a four-year stint as a contract mechanic in Iraq. The Vietnam-era Marine worked 12-hour days, pulled down a six-figure salary and eventually ran a battlefield hydraulic shop. He’d made a fantastic comeback from a layoff, bankruptcy and foreclosure

Read More

Homeless photographers capture Houston

Photographer and writer Terry Swenson took pictures of homeless people in downtown Houston for years before she decided she had things backward. Next Swenson approached the president and CEO of Search, Thao Costis. Swenson explained that she was looking for Search clients who were interested in the photography experiment and

Read More

Sisters of the Street

Everyone who experiences homelessness is vulnerable.  They have few means to protect themselves from the elements or from people who prey on the weak. The Houston Chronicle featured this story about three women who’d had families and careers, but suffered from mental illness and its complexities that lead to or

Read More

Study: Rent Units Better for Homeless

When helping first-time homeless, it’s cheaper for some communities to house individuals and families in rental apartments than in emergency shelters or transitional housing, according to a federal study released Thursday. In Houston, for example, it cost almost $1,400 a month to place a family in an emergency shelter compared

Read More

HomeAid Adds Care Projects to Assist Homeless

HomeAid identifies various homeless-care providers throughout the area who need additional accommodations and connects them with GHBA members who donate labor and materials to help build this needed housing.Examples of HomeAid Care projects include the Krause Children’s Center in west Houston that resulted in improvements valued at $26,000, and SEARCH’s

Read More

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

Help us achieve a Houston without homelessness

Help us achieve a Houston without homelessness

Donate today