Serving the Community


Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Houston’s Fifth Ward and surrounding communities through programs and services that promote self-empowerment.

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Wellness in Body and Mind

The Wellness Center provides fitness programs that keep the community healthy and active.

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2016 Fundraising Goals

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Serving Houston for over 70 Years

Since 1943, the Hester House has been a safe haven for youth, promoting education and support for families and seniors.

Our Wellness Center

The Wellness Center offers a state-of-the-art weight room, locker rooms, a basketball court with 300-seat bleachers, and a five-lane 25-meter pool.

From Generation to Generation

Hester House alumni are a vibrant part of our community. Get involved today and pass on the tradition.

News and Events

Trick or Treat for Hester House through October 28th

We are continuing our Trick or Treat for Hester House fundraiser. We encourage you to donate $1, $2, $5 or more or seek donations from your friends and neighbors. We’d like to thank those individuals who have already donated. Our goal is $5,000. That amount...

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Election Information

GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8th (Hester House is the polling place for voting precincts 161, 412 & 865). Early voting begins Monday, October 24th and ends on Friday, November 4th. Early voting locations...

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Trick or Treat for Hester House

This October we invite you to Trick or Treat for Hester House. Help us raise funds by trick or treating for Hester House. Donate $1, $2, $5 or more or seek donations from your friends and neighbors. Prizes for top donors – our goal is $5,000. See Irene or Monica for...

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Voter Registration Drive Thursday & Friday

Register to Vote at the Hester House Dates:     Thursday, September 29th or Friday, September 30th Time:      9:00 am – 11:00 am or 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Address: 2020 Solo Street, Houston, TX 77020

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Hear what People are Saying

The Hester House has always been a place to go in the neighborhood for quality programs. I went, I sent my children, and now my grandchildren attend.

JoAnne D.

Community Member

The Hester House helped me when I needed an extra hand, and then taught me how to keep going.

John W.

Community Member

The Hester House programs have encouraged me to eat better and be active. They have really helped improve my health.

Tracy T.

Community Member

Come See Us!

We’re located at 2020 Solo Street, just north of I-10 between Waco and Lockwood.

Julia C. Hester House

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