Volunteers play an integral part in the successful resettlement of refugees and immigrants. As friends, facilitators, and advocates, they help newly arrived refugees navigate their way around a new society.
Comcast is offering two months free for new customers of Internet Essentials with no contract and an option to buy a laptop for $149. Comcast has also removed data caps for 60 days and committed not to disconnect any customers for non-payment or late payment.
EveryoneOn offers broadband service to income-eligible families (for example, those that qualify for free or reduced school lunch, or who live in public housing) at a cost of around $10-12 per month (varies from state-to-state). Some states also offer very low-cost laptops or desktops ($100-200).
The Houston Furniture Bank is offering the following to serve our clients during this pandemic, if needed, in order to keep the appointments: The client may shop alone. The caseworker may shop for the client.
HOLIDAY HOURS: All YMCA of Greater Houston locations will follow adjusted schedules on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day. Locations will open at their regularly scheduled time and close at 6 pm (exceptions: Alief, Houston Texans and M.D. Anderson YMCA's will be open 8 am - 2 pm).