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Harris County Sheriff's Office
Monday March 4th, 2019 :: 03:09 p.m. CST


Harris County Sheriff’s Office/City of Houston Expand My Brother’s Keeper Services to Children of Incarcerated Parents

What: The Harris County Sheriff’s Office and the City of Houston are expanding a partnership that is helping children of incarcerated parents overcome the unique challenges they face.

In 2017, the Sheriff’s Office and Mayor Sylvester Turner’s My Brother’s Keeper Program launched the Project Hope effort to offer wrap-around services to children of incarcerated parents, focusing on the Wheatley, Kashmere Gardens and Scarborough communities.

Working with Wellspring Family and Community Institute, the program provides comprehensive assessment services and case management to children of incarcerated parents.

Who: Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez; Houston Health Department; My Brother’s Keeper Program Coordinator Noel Pinnock; Wellspring Dr. David Jones; and Juliet Stipeche, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Education

When: Tuesday, March 5 at 10:30 a.m.

Where: Harris County Sheriff’s Office Media Room; 1200 Baker Street

Social Media: Watch via Facebook Live at @HCSOTexas

Harris County Sheriff's Office
1200 Baker St
Houston, TX 77002

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