Director’s Notes

We Are #HoustonStrong

#HoustonStrong

As our neighbors are dealing with recovery efforts from the flood, I have been encouraged by the many examples of how good folks are at their core. It is times like these when community matters most, and the phrase “We’re here for you” carries more meaning than ever. Once again, the OCWH community rallied together…

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Hurricane Harvey Relief/Recovery Update

From the Executive Director Temporary Shelter Once again our community has stepped up during a time of need when Hurricane Harvey dumped massive amounts of rain on our Texas communities. Our partner St. Thomas Presbyterian Church set up a temporary shelter. On Tuesday of last week they had offered shelter to five families growing to…

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Hundreds on campus weekly at OCWH!

Did You Know? Over 400 children, adults, and volunteers are on campus almost every week at OCWH? Over 25 nationalities are represented by our summer campers? When you give to the Center, whether it’s as a donor, event sponsor or volunteer, you are giving to our local community and helping to restore broken families and…

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Summer is busy at OCWH!

Director Notes When the school year ends and summer rolls in, activity ratchets up at OCWH and the Center is abuzz with programs and activities for men, women and children of all ages. Throughout the summer, OCWH continues to host dozens of recovery meetings for alcoholics, teenagers in recovery, and even food addicts each week.…

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Building for the Future

At OCWH, we are the stewards of a 20 plus year-old vision of community outreach. In 1995, St. Thomas Presbyterian Church formed a 501(c)(3) charity to construct a facility which would host various community programs. Originally named the West Houston Community Center, that building is now known as the Outreach Center of West Houston. While…

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Director’s Notes

Community. That’s a word that’s used a lot around OCWH. Since day one, OCWH’s mission has revolved around finding areas of need in the community and connecting them with local resources to fill the void. We see ourselves as a facilitator; providing a platform for our amazing partner programs to meet the needs of our…

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