ABOUT THE Center

The Center, a private not-for-profit agency, believes all adults with developmental disabilities should have opportunities to promote choice,
personal growth, and independence so they may achieve their full potential. The Center upholds this belief by offering
high quality residential, vocational and day services to support our clients and our community.


- Services 452 Diverse Clients each and every day.

- Houston’s largest non-for-profit organization servicing adults with
Intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) since 1950.

- The life expectancy of individuals with I/DD has more than doubled since 1950.

- 2 campus locations: Downtown Houston (W. Dallas St.)
and Willow River Farms (Rural Location).

- Texas is ranked 50th in funding for individuals with I/DD.

- Click here for more information on The Center!


Pursuit will allow The Center to: 

Secure $30-$40 million of land value, invest in current facility and service enhancements,
engage consultants to assist in long-term growth strategy development, and build an endowment.

SERVICEs

VOCATIONAL

250 ADULTS

ARTISAN CRAFTSMAN

OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT

INDIVIDUAL TRAINING

LIFECARE

64 ADULTS

GUARDIANSHIP 

SURROGATE FAMILY SERVICES

CLIENT ADVOCACY

DAY

300 ADULTS

CLASSROOM CENTERED ENVIRONMENT

SOCIAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION

RESIDENTIAL

283 ADULTS

DOWNTOWN HOUSTON SUPPORTED LIVING APARTMENTS

GROUP HOME APARTMENTS

HOST HOME COMPANION (FOSTER CARE)

RURAL COTTAGE