At Connect, we work to create opportunities for members of our community in Sharpstown/Gulfton by connecting them with essential resources, local institutions and one another to help build a brighter future for us all.
Since 1981, Legacy Community Health has opened their doors and hearts to people from all walks of life. They provide a wide range of quality health care to all of their neighbors.
KIPP believes that all students can learn and achieve in high levels if given the opportunity. Their mission is to help students develop the knowledge, skills, character, and strengths they need to seize those opportunities.
The Y works for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. They aim to improve the nation’s health and well being by providing programs and activities to promote wellness, reduce rise for disease, and help others reclaim their health.
St. Luke’s is known as a church where no one walks alone. Their clergy are available to talk or pray with you, offering a safe sanctuary for people of all faiths and denominations within the community.
The idea is simple: meaningful connection is the root of shared success. It will take communal support to tackle complex and deeply rooted challenges like intergenerational poverty, unsafe living environments, and failing schools.
Our solution is based on the Purpose Built Communities model which works with residents to create both a pathway out of poverty and build a healthy, sustainable neighborhood. Our key strategies are a cradle through college education pipeline, health and wellness programs and mixed income housing, all coordinated by a local community quarterback organization.