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 […]

Harvey Impact Update

Whether considered a tropical storm or a hurricane, Harvey has definitely impacted Houston and its surrounding areas in ways we have never seen before. However, we want to ensure those of you who have entrusted your loved ones to our care at The Center that they are being well-cared for by our diligent staff who […]

Hurricane Harvey Safety Advisory

HOUSTON, TX (24 August 2017)—Due to projected inclement weather, The Center (for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) and its dental clinic located at 3550 W. Dallas Street, 77019 will close all client services on Monday, August 28, 2017 until further notice. The current forecast is predicting that a Category Three storm will impact Houston […]

New Recycling Initiative at The Center Saves Money and the Environment

New Recycling Initiative at The Center Saves Money and the Environment

What started as a couple of bins in select buildings at The Center’s West Dallas location has now grown into a campus-wide initiative to reduce waste. Spearheaded by Chief Financial Officer David Pomerantz, a beta version of the new program was rolled out this spring with cardboard receptacles for paper and aluminum in four of […]

BBVA Compass brings their Summer of Opportunity to The Center

BBVA Compass brings their Summer of Opportunity to The Center

BBVA Compass Chief Marketing Officer and Board Member at The Center Jennifer Dominiquini paid a visit to our West Dallas campus this Monday morning for a special edition of The Center’s Pursuit Spin class. The high-energy class was led by Coaches Jourdan Ellis and Steve Quick, who teach the adaptive fitness class every weekday at […]