As a student, having a safe place to live, study and thrive is critical to your student success. However, we know that some of our students may face housing instability or live in unsafe situations. The resources below are available to help you examine options.
Student Housing and Residential Life is focused on providing all on-campus students a quality living experience focused on student success. Visit their website or offices in Cougar Village 2 to learn about housing options.
The Coalition for the Homeless of Houston/Harris County is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide leadership in the development, advocacy, and coordination of community strategies to prevent and end homelessness. Today, the major project of the Coalition is serving as the lead agency for the Houston/Harris County Continuum of Care (CoC). This work creates an improved homeless service system that more effectively provides services, support, and housing to all sub-populations within the Houston area’s homeless community, with a primary focus on moving individuals and families out of homelessness.
The shelters below cater to various populations in the Houston area. Each has varying intake procedures – where possible, we encourage you to reach out and learn about the services and length of stay provided.
Emergency Shelter for Men:
Emergency Shelter for Women and Families:
- Star of Hope – Women and Family Development Center
Emergency Shelter for Youth:
- Ages 18-21: Covenant House
For Those Experiencing Domestic Violence (any gender identity):
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