"Lone Star Human Services is a nonprofit organization that mobilizes volunteers, local resources and networks to respond to the health and educational needs of underserved communities."
"A world in which people are positively
Impacted and Inspired to take action and solve issues of insufficient resources."
Using a collaborative approach to bringing resources and volunteers together, Lone Star Human Services empowers families to achieve self-sufficiency and break the cycle of generational poverty. We operate with the highest integrity, complete transparency, and a passionate commitment to solving issues and creating a better future for our communities.
We empower families to improve their circumstances and achieve self-sufficiency.
We introduce families to opportunities to develop so they may end the cycle of generational poverty.
We are committed to maximizing the impact of donor contributions and produce tangible results.
We perform with integrity, transparency and commitment in all areas.
Address social disparities by creating economic opportunities throughout business development.
We empower individuals and families by helping them find creative ways to generate and increase their income. By leveraging existing assets, knowledge and skills of individuals, we help make communities stronger and assist them in achieving long-term economic stability.
Work as liaisons connecting community leaders and members with accessible programs.
We link communities into activities that benefit them directly and support community revitalization efforts. By strategically bringing together City resources, small businesses, and local nonprofits, we provide support for parenting groups and Parent Teacher Organizations.
Partner with health professionals and mobile vendors to identify health needs in concentrated neighborhoods.
Provide access to health and wellness related issues by organizing health fairs, and facilitating health forums. we also assist neighborhood leaders and volunteers with organizing community beautification projects, garden projects and increasing neighborhood awareness through outreach.
Problem: The low tenure of many multi-tenant residents and neglect from outside organizations has contributed to a community without strong connections to its neighborhood.
Our response: is to organize community events in focus areas to connect residents to each other and stakeholders. We provide opportunities for residents to engage with the wider neighborhood by organizing and promoting community events. We help develop strategies to keep residents connected through stakeholder groups.
Problem: Several residents lack sufficient resources to address setbacks that require health, legal, education and financial services.
Our response: is to create opportunities for residents to connect with community service providers at community events and connect service providers to stakeholders. Identify local services and invite organizations to engagement events.
Problem: Disengagement in communities tend to create a feeling of hopelessness in addressing the daily challenges being faced by residents.
Our response: is to work from within the community to create safe spaces, programs such as after school programs, and recreational opportunities such as community gardens.
Problem: A lack of communication between community stakeholders and other groups increased gaps in identifying and addressing these challenges.
Our response: Increase engagement of multi-tenant residents in events sponsored by local faith-based organizations. Increase interaction and collaboration among stakeholder groups.
Stakeholder & Community Partner categories:
Multi-tenant property owners
Problem: Relations between residents and officers are marred by a general lack of positive interactions.
Our response: is to create opportunities for residents and other stakeholders to connect with Neighborhood Police Officers. Neighborhood Police Officers are invited to community events and programs.
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