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Heart House CEO to Speak in Queenslan...

Heart House CEO to Speak in Queensland, Australia on the Need for Mental Health in Serving Refugee Youth
Heart House CEO Lenita Dunlap will be speaking at the 2019 Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference in Queensland, Australia. The conference will be held Mar. 27 – 30, 2019 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Ms. Dunlap’s workshop, scheduled for the first day of the internationally-reno [...]

Austin Bridge & Road, Longtime H...

Austin Bridge & Road, Longtime Heart House Funder Named Finalist of A Night of Light Awards
Heart House congratulates Austin Bridge & Road for being a finalist of the 2018 Night of Light Awards in the Partner of the Year Category. The award recognizes exemplary strategic partnerships that have demonstrated significant change or created positive outcomes through such collaborative efforts between a corporate, foundation, or gove [...]

Heart House awarded $50,000 grant fro...

Heart House awarded $50,000 grant from The Meadows Foundation
Heart House is a proud recipient of a $50,000 grant from The Meadows Foundation’s recent funding cycle. This new funding adds The Meadows Foundation to the list of pre-imminent funders and philanthropic supporters for Heart House. Since 2000, Heart House has collaborated with area partners, nonprofits, businesses, and volunteers to provide h [...]

FC Dallas’ Victor Ulloa serves as a s...

This article was originally written by Saad Yousuf and published at who has graciously given us permission to republish for you. For FC Dallas, Victor Ulloa is a reliable presence and the pioneer of homegrown success. For the kids in Vickery Meadow, he’s a symbol of hope for a brighter future. Ulloa is the longest-tenured pla [...]


As politicians in Washington haggle over the future of our immigration policies,  there is one group of immigrants that desperately needs assistance: refugee children. Imagine being forced to flee from your home and the chaos that would ensue as you resettle into a new country with a new language that you don’t understand. The weight of the [...]

From Chaos to Calm

From Chaos to Calm
  By Kate Miller, Manager of Counseling Services Imagine that you are out in the depths of the ocean in a small wooden boat. You are rocked from side to side and the mammoth ocean threatens to swallow you whole. Eventually, the boat starts to drift towards the shore and finally you reach land. Even though you are safe and sound you find [...]