Each year Heart House students participate in an experimental learning program called Lemonade Day. The program teaches kids how to start, own and operated their own business. “The foremost objective of Lemonade Day is to empower youth to take ownership of their lives and […]
Can just anyone support a child’s mental health? This is a common question that comes up around Heart House, an afterschool program serving the mental health needs of refugee children in Dallas. As a licensed counselor, these interactions with volunteer staff are not unexpected […]
This May, Heart House sat down with DFW Child Magazine to shine a spotlight on our work in Vickery Meadow. Dallas Mom Soudary Kittivong-Greenbaum sat with DFW Child to discuss the importance of being successful as a kid and how Heart House prepares refugee […]
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Community groups come together to provide hope after tragic fire in Vickery Meadow displaces refugee families On Monday, March 4, a fire destroyed the homes of sixteen families and damaged the homes of ten others at Sunchase Square Apartments in the 7200 block of […]
A letter from our CEO, Lenita Dunlap Yesterday, as we all did, I awoke to a frigid morning, an unheard-of cold for a March in our city. I was expecting it to be another normal day, but it’s far from it. Sadly, I didn’t […]
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, […]
“A Place for Us All”, a feature story, highlighted Heart House’s services and holistic programming for refugee children as a model for communities like Frisco which in recent years has experienced a tremendous boom in cultural diversity. Read the full article here.
Heart House Dallas is a big winner already this year with oodles of awards and a new board president. Download the press release to read more.
In December, FC Dallas’ Jesus Ferreira and Brandon Servania represented the FC Dallas Foundation and partnered with Southern New Hampshire University to unveil the renovated Parent Resource Center and children’s libraries at Heart House. Watch the video here.