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With Plans for a New Location Underway, The Center Finds a Temporary Home on Kirby Drive

With Plans for a New Location Underway, The Center Finds a Temporary Home on Kirby Drive

[Above: The Center leadership with representatives from WA Development sign the contract for a new temporary space on Kirby Drive. Left to Right: Liz Ehrhart (WA Development), David Pomerantz (CFO, The Center), David R. David (WA Development), Charles Canton (CEO, The Center), Marilu Garza (CDO, The Center), Sabrena Akenten (CHRO, The Center), Kevin Kern (COO, The […]

The Center One Year After Harvey

The Center One Year After Harvey

Twelve months after Hurricane Harvey left our community devastated, we have taken the time to reflect on all that has occurred since that catastrophic week. Many emotions resurface as we think back on those early days after the waters receded, but what we feel most strongly is gratitude.     We thank each of you […]

Day Programs Cancelled Tues. 1/16 and Wed. 1/17

UPDATE: Due to the continued deterioration of the weather conditions along with Metro suspending all services, we have decided to close all day programs for tomorrow Wednesday, 1/17/18. Please check back here for any additional updates. Due to worsening weather conditions, all day programs at both of The Center’s campuses will be closed today, January 16, 2018. […]

The Center Welcomes New CEO Charles Canton

January 2018, Houston, TX— The Center announces that the Board of Governors has appointed Charles C. Canton as Chief Executive Officer effective January 8, 2018. Canton was previously Vice President of Operations for Goodwill Industries of Houston from 2002 through 2017 overseeing 65 stores and 48 donation locations. During his tenure, he was responsible for […]

Hurricane Harvey: The Center Recovers

Hurricane Harvey: The Center Recovers

As many of you are already aware, The Center was severely impacted by flooding after Hurricane Harvey. Our Willow River Farms campus sustained damage to the recently repaired chapel and a client home, but it was our West Dallas campus, just off the banks of Buffalo Bayou, that felt the storm’s full force. Five of […]

The Center to Resume Day Programming

The Center’s day programs will resume tomorrow, Tuesday, September 5th, for the first time since before Hurricane Harvey. Please continue to check our website and social media pages for up-to-date information. If you have questions or concerns not addressed on our website, please feel free to contact our Community Relations Manager, Natasha Turner, at 346.240.6193.

Harvey Update: Day Services Closed through the End of the Week

The city of Houston is experiencing an unprecedented weather event that has left many of its residents, businesses– large and small, service and community-based organizations, and area services inoperable. Because of the immeasurable devastation throughout the city and unfortunately, on our very campus, we are canceling all of our day program services and will remain […]

Harvey Update: The Center Tuesday Day Programs Canceled

As the Houston community continues to deal with the devastating effects of Harvey, we at The Center want to make sure that you are updated about the organization and its operations. As of now, The Center has maintained the integrity of its services to clients both on campus at our W. Dallas location and in […]