Hope For Youth is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) para-church ministry. The focus of our ministry is location-independent Christian youth mentoring provided in a variety of settings including large groups, small groups, and one on one.
Hope for Youth builds and maintains long-term Christian mentoring relationships with urban youth to challenge and enable them to reach their full potential spiritually, academically, and socially.
who we serve
Our target youth is a Junior or Senior High student (ages 11-19) who is living or has lived in a homeless shelter – especially the Star of Hope shelter – or in a government subsidized (Section 8) housing project. Additionally, most of our youth will have several of the following characteristics:
how we’re different
Unlike many urban youth programs that focus on only one specific geographic community, Hope for Youth differentiates itself by proactively working with our youth regardless of where they may reside in and around Houston. Whether from Spring or Alief, the 5th or 3rd Wards, our students find the hope that they need and deserve.