What Is It?
A transitional home for women coming out of incarceration. “Through comprehensive programs and partnerships, Angela House residents are given the opportunity and tools to maintain a positive lifestyle.”
Projects could include helping organize the clothing room or other areas, tutoring women in GED topics or basic computer skills, helping with special events or holiday decorations, helping with administrative tasks, or collecting needed items.
Minimum Age to Volunteer
14 with a teacher/parent/guardian, and 16 and up without an adult
Flexible. Volunteers are welcome, whether they can come once or regularly.
Suitable for Groups of Volunteers?
None; any training needed for specific projects will be provided.
HELP WITH VARIOUS PROJECTS
Past volunteer projects have included helping organize the clothing room and donations; tutoring women in GED topics and basic computer skills; helping with special events or holiday decorations; gardening; and helping with paperwork, filing, and other administrative tasks.
COLLECT NEEDED ITEMS
Needs include new, packaged women’s cotton underwear; new women’s socks; 45 gallon trash bags; laundry detergent, zip-close food storage bags (gallon & quart); pick-a-size paper towels; twin comforters; bath towels; and washcloths. A current list of needs is here.
CREATE YOUR OWN PROJECT
“The most successful volunteer projects at Angela House have been organically created by the volunteers themselves! If you have an idea that you would like to bring to Angela House, please call us and we will help make the idea a reality.”
You can fill out the Angela House volunteer contact form here.
Houston, Texas 77087
Houston, Texas 77087
Opening Doors Luncheon Video (2019) (4 minutes 5 seconds)
Examples of past Scout projects
Eagle: Designed and built a crushed stone pathway using bricks recycled from another part of the property.
Eagle: planted a courtyard garden.
Ryan williams says
I am 17 and want to volunteer. Please help
Hi Ryan – We just checked the volunteer sign-up / calendar page on the Angela House website — https://angelahouse.org/volunteer — and it doesn’t seem to be working right now but you can definitely email them at firstname.lastname@example.org or call them at (281) 445-9696. They would be very happy to hear that you want to help out! Thank you.
Zena Tarhini says
I am interested in volunteering.
Hello Zena – That’s great. Please send an email to email@example.com or call (281) 445-9696 and the people at Angela House will give you more information about helping out. Thank you!
Hi my name is shermirah I am 16 and I would love to volunteer and help out
Anne Furse says
Hi Shermirah – That’s great! You can get in touch with Angela House by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org – or call (281) 445-9696. Thanks!