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About Us

Promise House moves youth in crisis toward safety and success! Our programs cover the vital needs of teens, including emergency shelter, transitional living, pregnant and parenting teen services, individual, group and family counseling, street outreach and educational intervention.

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How to Help

Show our youth that their community cares when you get involved with Promise House. The more we work together, the more children, youth and families we can help! Promise House offers a variety of opportunities for individuals, families, groups and corporations to get involved.

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Our Youth

“When I think of Promise House, I think of a better way of life. I was afraid of what people would think, embarrassed to ask for help. But if it weren’t for Promise House, I am 100 percent sure I wouldn’t be in college— I might not be living at all today. It is one of the best things that could ever have happened for me.”

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Promise House in the News

Outreach Shelter Open House

The new Outreach Shelter for older youth at Promise House is now open! Promise House hosted an open house for its new 3,000-square-foot wing for funders, vendors, board members, volunteers and partners to see the new space. The Outreach Shelter houses up to 10 young adults ages 18-21 each night and provides a safe space for clients... Read More »

New President and New Shelter for Older Youth

By NANETTE LIGHT Neighborsgo Harriet Boorhem leaned back in her chair and surveyed the newly constructed space in an upstairs wing at Promise House in Oak Cliff. Boorhem, former president of the nonprofit that serves homeless and at-risk youth, joked that she’s lobbied for the project since she began leading the organization 16 years... Read More »

Rock and Bowl Success!

Halloween Rock and Bowl was a huge success! We had a blast seeing all of the teams showing off their bowling skills on the lanes and the costumes were great as well!! Every dollar raised through this tournament directly supports Promise House as we endeavor to provide homeless, runaway and at-risk youth with the individualized... Read More »

Dwell with Dignity Transforms Apartment

When Breanna came to Promise House she was a young, homeless mother without a high school diploma. She wanted a better life for herself and her girls. Breanna entered our Transitional Living Program where she started receiving counseling, studying to get her GED and learning to become self-sufficient. While in the program Breanna obtained both her... Read More »