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.

Wellness in Body and Mind

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

2017 Fundraising Goals

You can make a difference by giving.  Connect with Hester House and be a part of our community.

 

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

Continue the Spirit of Giving

You made it through Black Friday, you surfed the web for deals on Cyber Monday... Don't forget about Giving Tuesday! This Tuesday, November 28th you can continue your spirit of giving by donating to the Hester House: Your donation of $5, $10 or $25 provides quality...

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Swinging Seniors in Autumn

Seniors take a Cruise In October the Hester House Swinging Seniors took a cruise. They boarded in Galveston and took a five day cruise, visiting Progresso and Cozumel and taking part of all onboard activities. Scroll through the gallery below to see our seniors...

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Senior Citizens Town Hall Meeting

Be the Solution: Senior Citizens Town Hall Thursday, November 16 from 10 am to noon @ the Julia C. Hester House   Hosted by Member Amanda Edwards and Commissioner Rodney Ellis For more information please click here: Town Hall...

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Trick or Treat for Hester House

It's that time of year again to Trick or Treat for Hester House. We encourage you to donate $1, $2, $5 or more or seek donations from your friends and neighbors. Thanks to those who have already donated. Our goal is $5,000. That amount helps us continue to provide...

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Fall at the Hester House

Congratulations Jeremiah Logan Hester House's own Jeramiah Logan named Most Valuable Swimmer (Boys 10 and Under) by the Harris County Aquatics Program.     Don't Forget... The Hester House offers a number of services: Wellness Program Weight Room Monday –...

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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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