The children, families and seniors we serve in Houston have a face, and they have a name. They have a story. Marissa is a single mom of four girls who grew up surrounded by drugs and alcohol, eventually falling into the same patterns of her family. She fled her home to Houston, living in a homeless shelter while she tried to get her life together. She knew she wanted to get an education but didn't have the means or support to do it. Until she found Buckner.

When you volunteer with Buckner, you will meet families like Marissa's. You will be able to pray with them and for them, long after you've left. They will leave an indelible mark on your soul. Buckner ministry is hands-on, and it's unlike any other.

In Houston, we provide:

Buckner Family Hope Center Houston/Aldine

Buckner Family Hope Centers are child-centered, family-focused places where families go to find hope, support and empowerment in their community to reach their fullest God-given potential. The key to the Family Hope Center’s success is found in combining effective programs and passionate people to help families that are experiencing poverty, family issues and lack of services.

Our programs seek to engage through family assistance and community events; equip families through education, financial empowerment, child and youth development and spiritual development; and elevate families through family coaching, counseling and spiritual enrichment.

Call 281-449-4828 for more information about the variety of services offered through this Hope Center.

Buckner Family Pathways

We provide single-parent families the opportunity to live in a safe, secure environment while completing their educational or vocational goals and learning the skills they need to be self-sufficient. Families are provided support through access to affordable housing, financial assistance, counseling, spiritual growth and case management services.

Want to know more? Call 936-756-3639 to learn about this life-changing ministry.

Distinctive senior living at Buckner Parkway Place

Within this casually elegant community, a complete continuum of living is provided to those who make it home. An active, vibrant senior living community, Parkway Place is backed by the experiences and resources of Buckner Retirement Services – one of Texas’ leading providers of senior living choices.

Buckner Hospice Houston

Buckner Retirement Services offers premier hospice care in Houston and the surrounding counties. We are a not-for-profit, Christian-based hospice organization serving patients who have life-limiting illnesses. Our goal is to help patients live their remaining days to the fullest – with purpose, diginity, grace and support. Buckner Hospice Houston is certified by Medicare, Medicaid and Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP). We offer expert pain and symptom management and help with practical matters. Find more information here or call 281-493-6800. 

You can make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and families in Houston. Visit Volunteer Central to see how!

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