Greater Horizons Youth Center
Empowering the Next Generation
You never know how high you could go when you have someone to believe in you.
Greater Horizons Youth Center’s mission is to promote community enrichment by providing free counseling, parenting classes, educational workshops, financial literacy and after school childcare.
Who We Are
Committed to Enriching the Lives of Youth
Children have so much to offer to the world - we believe in the power that they hold, and know that they will mold future generations to come. At Greater Horizons Youth Center, we are here to give them the support they need in order to shape them into leaders of the future.
Courses, Classes and Services
A Wide Range of Enrichment Programs
Greater Horizons Youth Center will partner with other organizations and sponsor events in order to reach our youth.
If you have a business or organization and are interested in working together please use the form below.
At Greater Horizons Youth Center, we strive to empower the lives of youth through our variety of programs.
Volunteers and Sponsors
We encourage all individuals and companies interested in providing volunteer hours, donations or supplies to contact us using the form below.
We are recognized as a 501(c)(3).
Helping Our Future
Greater Horizons Youth Center empowers youth in the greater Northwest Houston area to reach their fullest potential through a wide range of services. We care about our children, and provide them with a number of enrichment programs.
News and Updates
Be in the Know!
Join Our Digital Tutorials Team
If you are a teacher or work in a classroom environment or coach please contact us. We are working to put together FREE digital classrooms and help our kids continue to learn and complete any work being sent by teachers via email.
If you have GroupMe please send your number associated with your GroupMe so we can add you to the appropriate group. Parents please put parents in message and teachers/volunteers please do the same. We look forward to working with you all.
Giving Our Youth Easter
In lieu of the COVID 19 pandemic and social distancing our first annual Easter Egg Hunt will be an Easter Drive. We will put together Easter baskets and distribute them to families throughout our city. If you would like your child to receive an Easter basket please complete the contact form and put Easter Drive in the message field.
Also we do still have essential products available upon request. Please include Essential Package if you need these items.
If you would like to donate please donate using our online store or complete the contact form and include Donor in the message field. We appreciate any donations whether monetary or supplies/goods.
Greater Horizons Youth Center 2020 Senior Adpotee
Meet Clarence Williams. He feels that he has a purpose. He intends on finding that purpose. Since a kid he’s vowed to be the change. He wants to actually make a difference in the lives around him, rather than just speak on it like many others. He is a man of his word. He has high hopes for his future. He has confidence that the hunger he has to achieve success will never die out. He is eager to achieve more than he did the day before. He truly wants to be someone that makes a positive difference on the world. He wants to be able to change the lives of the people around him for the better. Throughout all his years of high school, he has improved his GPA. He recurved prestigious academic awards this year in football season. He is an Academic All State athlete and will graduate honors this year. He wants to get his bachelors or masters in Criminal Justice. He wants to study law and become a civil rights lawyer so that he can help defend those that are frowned upon because of their skin tone. He wants to be able to represent those that can’t be.
Greater Horizons Youth Center 2020 Senior Adoptee
Meet Tatyanna Penrice!! Tatyanna is a senior at Carl Wunsche Senior High School and will be attending the University of North Texas. She will be majoring in Fashion and Design. She is a honor roll student and has served as the Fashion Club President for 3 consecutive years at her high school. Tatyanna is also the YPD President at Brown Chapel AME Church.
Jasmine Frederick Carrier Day
In honor and memory of our beloved Jasmine Frederick Carrier we will start to extend our services and resources to families in need of shelter, food pantry, clothes and transportation assistance. While these services will be available beginning mid February if we are able to assist in any means we will try to accommodate.
Extended Services Available for Families
We are now extending our services to the entire community. Below are a list of upcoming events.
Easter Event, Jonathan’s Shoe Giveaway, Ramone Ball Giveaway, End of Summer Bash, Back 2 School Giveaway
*dates to be announced
Assistance with interview attire and tools is available year round through the Jasmine’s Closet Program.
Jonathan’s Shoe Giveaway
On April 30, 2021 the first annual “Jonathan’s Shoe Give A Way” took place at Cypress Ridge High School in Houston, Texas. Students were provided with brand new pairs of shoes.
We're Accepting Donations
Invest in the Future
At Greater Horizons Youth Center, we care about our youth and strive to provide them with all the resources they need in order to become successful leaders in their home communities. We are committed to empowering today’s youth to be the leaders of tomorrow - and couldn’t have gotten this far without your generous contributions. Donate today, and make the biggest impact on the lives of our community’s youth.
Interested in getting involved with Greater Horizons Youth Center and discovering more about our work? Contact us today and see what we have to offer!
7050 Brookhollow West Ste 41207Houston, Texas 77241