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Hidalgo among local leaders to celebrate nearly 100 foster youth graduating from high school

Jun 10, 2022
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and other community leaders came together Thursday evening to recognize nearly 100 foster youth for graduating from high school.

HAY Center Launches Legal Navigation Program Aimed At Helping Former Foster Youth Overcome Housing and Employment Challenges

May 19, 2022
The HAY Center, a private/public program of Harris County Resources for Children and Adults, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Texas Bar Foundation to fund a new legal navigation pilot program.

LOCAL 'I'm free': New job training program gives former foster youths a chance to leave struggles behind

Apr 08, 2022
The weight of the moment almost overwhelmed 22-year-old Creshia Lewis as she stepped to the podium to speak Friday morning at The HAY Center.

New Houston SPCA, Harris County partnership aims to rehome vulnerable pets of elderly victims

Mar 09, 2022
A new partnership between one of Houston's largest animal shelters and Harris County will help to more quickly and efficiently re-home vulnerable pets of seniors and residents who are no longer able to care for them.

Graduation Celebration for Former Foster Youth Youth Begin New Careers as Texas Works Advisor

Apr 08, 2022
On April 8, 2022, The HAY Center and its Foundation Board, Harris County Resources for Children and Adults, and Health and Human Services Commission (HHS), are celebrating former foster youth in a graduation ceremony after they successfully completed a seven-week training program that prepared them to begin their new careers as an HHS Texas Works Advisor I.

Houston Newsmakers: Abandoned children live for months with body of brother -- How can they get past trauma?

Nov 13, 2021
Komeh Freeman, Integrated Health Services Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, appeared on Ch. 2 Newsmakers to give some insight and hope about children exposed to violence. She did a great job explaining our free services and ways to help, including information about HAY and BEAR. The story aired yesterday, Sunday, November 14, 2021. Thanks Komeh and Integrated Health for doing a great job representing Harris County Resources.

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