The Get Together Bay Area - Networking with Purpose
Liz Bias, Interim Executive Director
Family Promise of Clear Creek mobilizes the faith community to empower homeless families to achieve lasting independence. The program’s goal is to help transition families away from homelessness to permanent housing by providing a safe environment that includes shelter, meals, and hospitality; by offering supportive services to aid in the search of employment and housing; and by organizing congregations to reach out with compassion to our families in need.
Family Promise of Clear Creek also provides life skills such as financial literacy, employment skills, and family counseling/parenting classes, as well as transportation and support/mentoring for graduates to build a strong foundation for success.
Josh Dorrell, Executive Director
Galveston Urban Ministries is a faith-based organization that empowers the poor and marginalized of Galveston through community development and support services.
Sharon Proulx, Executive Director
Hope Village consists of 5 residences that operate 24 hours a day with a dedicated and caring staff to help residents with disabilities ("Villagers") reach their full potential.
Hope Village provides several programs for residents from education and job training to activities for enrichment such as birthday parties, bowling, outdoor games, swimming, movies, shopping, and day trips.
Jonelle Fields, Executive Director
The mission of Inspira Resource Center is empowering women to make life-affirming decisions during pregnancy through the practical help of free pregnancy and parenting resources, and sharing Christ's love in word and action. We believe that women are entitled to caring and loving support during a challenging pregnancy, no matter what the circumstance. We are dedicated to helping women make the right decision for themselves, their family, and their unborn child.
We understand that an unplanned pregnancy can cause anxiety, confusion, and fear. Our goal is to support women and their families during this time of uncertainty.
Tammy Eckart, Executive Director
Lighthouse Christian Ministries (LCM) is a non-denominational Christian Outreach mission dedicated to assisting our neighbors in need. LCM provides emergency financial assistance and food for short term help. We are dedicated to serving each individual with respect and love, through Christ.
LCM also provides a number of programs including educational opportunities, Health & Dental Wellness, and various Outreach Programs for the Community.
Jan Wheeler, Executive Director
Project Joy and Hope strives to prevent and relieve suffering for children with life-limiting conditions and their families through community awareness, education, and special supportive care services and programs.
We exist to enhance the quality of life for families and children who live with life-limiting conditions. We are based in the greater Houston-Galveston area and serve as an advisor and model for similar programs throughout Texas and the United States.
Olivia Rivers, Executive Director
The Bridge Over Troubled Water's mission is to offer support, provide safety, and prevent domestic and sexual violence. Our philosophy focuses on empowering individuals and families to make healthy decisions that will lead to productive lifestyles. Our services and programs are offered to help our clients heal mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually.
Clients participate in all services on a volunteer basis. Immediate crisis intervention and advocacy are available on a walk-in basis during our regular business hours (9am-4pm). Call the 24 Hour Hotline at (713) 473-2801 for more information and/or to schedule an appointment.
Amanda Boyd, Executive Director
We exist to achieve permanent sanctuary and healing homes for children from hard places. Our story begins with experiencing firsthand a system that is broken and deciding to work to fix it. Our Executive Director, Amanda Boyd, began working in the foster care field seven years ago to address problems she encountered with the system when she became a foster mother to a sibling group of three who she and her husband later adopted.
Our vision is to become a model child placement agency by supporting children and families through Trust-Based Relational Intervention.
In order for a local ministry to be considered as a potential Partner Ministry, the following requirements need to be met: