News & Events


Family Houston’s Winter 2016 Focus on Families newsletter includes stories about our upcoming Celebration of Families Luncheon, the Veteran Services program and the expansion of our Ways to Work car loan program.

Racing to Meet the Needs of Houston Families at the Houston Marathon

Family Houston was honored to be one of only six new charities selected for the Run for a Reason program of the Houston Marathon! We deeply appreciate our runners raising $9,167 so far. There is still time to make a donation and help us meet our fundraising goal. View our Run for a Reason page to learn more and view photos.

Celebration of Families Luncheon

Our Celebration of Families Luncheon is March 1, 2016. Read about our luncheon on CultureMap and PaperCity Magazine. For more information about tables and tickets, please visit our Celebration of Families Luncheon page.


Thanks to your incredible generosity, we raised $11,600 on Giving Tuesday!
Because of you and our matching donors, Joella & Steve Mach, 159 Houston families will receive resources to strengthen their families and transform their lives.

Fall 2015 Family Houston Newsletter

Family Houston’s Fall 2015 Focus on Families newsletter includes stories about our school-based counseling program, employment services, our new Vice President of Behavioral Health Services Jessica Cisneros and our participation in the Houston Marathon’s Run for a Reason charity fundraising program.

Bank of America Supports our Case Management Program

Today, Bank of America employee and Family Houston volunteer Lupe Mireles presented a check from $25,000 to our CEO Nyla Woods and our Program Director of Case Management, Julia Manzo

We wouldn’t be where we are today without the support from community partners like Bank of America, whose generous financial support enables us to provide life skills to Houston families.

Join Us at the Walk For Mental Health – October 10, 2015

Walk for Mental Health Awareness – Houston
Please plan to join us at The Walk for Mental Health Awareness on October 10th!

The 5K walk is a fun, relaxing, family-friendly morning event perfect for bringing your (leashed) dog and enjoying special planned activities with the kids as you support agencies that provide mental health services and help break the stigma for those living with mental illness.

Start Your Engines: Racing to Meet the Needs of Houston Families

Thank you for making Start Your Engines a success!