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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

Golf Classic Tees Up Success!

The 17th Annual Golf Classic was a huge success raising $110,000 to move youth in crisis toward safety and success! On behalf of our youth, our staff and the entire Promise House family, we would like to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers, and auction donors and bidders for their support. It is because of our... Read More »

Promise House Raises More than $40,000 at Donor Luncheon

Promise House hosted its annual “Hearts of Promise” Donor Luncheon March 27 at the Park City Club and raised over $40,000 for Promise House youth! It was a gorgeous day and over 100 guests joined Promise House for lunch. Guest speaker Bianca spoke about the organization’s impact and how Promise House supports the journey from... Read More »

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 »