Mission: We provide for the basic needs of those in financial crisis and provide assistance leading toward self-sufficiency. Basic needs include food, clothing, household items, shelter, utilities, medical care and transportation. We also provide employment and education support.
Programs: Provided disaster relief to 2,313 individuals and small businesses affected by hurricane harvey. This included 1,198,260 in funds distributed on behalf of the lake houston area relief fund. The disaster relief consisted of emergency financial assistance, furniture and furnishings, disaster case management and/or temporary housing assistance to persons and businesses impacted by the disaster vent.
provided basic needs to low and moderate income individuals and families in crisis. Referrals come from community agencies, congregations and word of mouth. Clients are seen on a first come first served basis and by appointment for case work. In 2017, the basic needs program served: 14,724 individual with on-site food assistance and 20,853 individuals at off-site food fairs; 1,525 individuals with rent assistance; 2,426 individuals with utility assistance; 5,475 individuals with clothing vouchers, 232 individuals with prescription assistance, and 1,176 individuals with transportation assistance.
provided supportive services to individuals and families. Referrals come from community agencies including the homeless coalition and interfaith ministries, congregations and word of mouth. Clients are seen at the office and in their homes. In 2017, the supportive services program served: 320 households with case management for at-risk and homeless individuals and families; 21,227 meals through meals on wheels; 2,934 children in 1,193 families through back to school & seasons of sharing; 6,345 nutrition packs to children and seniors; and 1,078 individuals in 553 households with benefits access.
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Humble Area Assistance Ministries (HAAM) is a great organization that provides so many different services to the community. It has a food pantry, employment & education center, provides utility bill assistance, benefits access, homeless prevention services, street outreach programs, project mammogram, lawyers that provide vital information to families with guardianship or custody issues, eye glasses & eye examination assistance, nutritional classes, Thanksgiving & Christmas food, plus gifts for the children, etc... You can definitely get the picture as I name some of the services that are provided to the community. The Director along with many of her employees and volunteers are the most caring and helping people that you could ever meet. These people continue to pour out their love and care without asking for anything in return. This Organization truly belongs at the top of the list when we speak of Great Nonprofits.