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We support our community’s hardworking parents by offering free, high-quality childcare – a service that’s often named as a barrier to both child development and family stability. This enables parents to secure employment without worrying about the whereabouts of their children or cutting needed work hours.

Our program puts an equal focus on academic gains, with emphasis in literacy and STEM, and creative development with a focus on fine arts, life skills and general health.


  • Tutoring
  • Concentrated literacy development
  • Concentrated STEM development
  • Vocal performance
  • Piano
  • Jazz Dance
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Chess Instruction
  • Swim Lessons and Classes
  • Nutritional Education and Cooking Classes

From 3 to 6 pm. throughout the school year and 7:30 am. to 4:30 pm. during the summer, our youth team works with parents to curate a curriculum plan unique to each child’s developmental needs and interests.


Senior Services

Our senior community has a good time and improves their health while doing so. An active lifestyle is the key to aging gracefully, per many studies that tout that routine activity, a nutritional diet and consistent human contact make all the difference.


  • Arts and Crafts
  • Beading
  • Biking*
  • Board Games
  • Chair Exercise
  • Estate Planning
  • Gardening Class
  • Rhythm Walking
  • Volleyball (Chair Volleyball is offered as well)
  • Weight Training

Our senior activities are all free and open to the public. Activities take place at various times Monday – Friday, 8 am. – 5 pm.

*Bikes have been generously donated by Harris County Precinct One, Commissioner Rodney Ellis.


Our fully equipped indoor basketball/volleyball court (gymnasium), weight room and full-sized pool offer a number of physical fitness activities for community members of all ages.

Both centers are fully staffed during hours of operation with an on-duty lifeguard present.

Our goal is provide a host of opportunities for the Fifth Ward community to seek and obtain fitness and fitness education.


  • Adult Swimming Lessons (“Adult Learn to Swim”; Ages 18+)
  • Beginner’s Swimming (“Youth Learn to Swim”; Ages 6 – 17)
  • Bike Club
  • Boot Camp
  • Developmental Swim (Ages 6 – 17; Swim Team Training)
  • Lap Swimming (Ages 18+)
  • Tai Chi (open to all)
  • Tai Chi for Seniors
  • Water Aerobics

Our aquatic and wellness activities and centers are all free and open to the public.

Activities take place at various times Monday – Friday, 8 am. – 5 pm.

*Staffing for both centers is generously underwritten by Harris County Precinct One, Commissioner Rodney Ellis.

Social Services and Case Management

We help connect our adult community to the partners and resources necessary to sustain their foundational needs. Each day, we meet with scheduled and walk-in clients to help provide direction and direct access to partners that can address specific concerns and help chart a path to personal short-term and long-term success.

Launching in 2020, our office will lead a workforce development program that assists the community in obtaining gainful employment, cementing careers and planning for long-term financial sustainability.

Our office will also incorporate total person services into the workforce development program, providing the community with opportunities and resources that grow and build all aspects of an individual’s and family’s livelihood, charting paths for generational sustainability.


    • Corporate Partner Training Programs
    • Financial Literacy & Planning
    • GED Partner Program Placement
    • Mental Health & Self-care
    • Nutritional Education & Wellness
    • Resume and Interview Workshops
    • Short and Long-term Career Planning

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