A LIGHT
BEYOND THE STREETS

A LIGHT BEYOND THE STREETS

MHI Newsletter, The Magnifier

November 24, 2020

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MHI Emergency Response to Covid-19 UPDATE 10/15/20

Magnificat Houses continues taking all CDC recommended steps to protect the health and safety of our staff and those we serve. Masks and social distancing are strictly enforced throughout our service areas.

OPEN

Loaves & Fishes: Serving lunch on Tuesdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 12 Noon (closed Mondays).

Awawim Thrift Store: Open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2102 Common Street. Masks required.

OPEN ONLINE AND BY APPOINTMENT

St. Joseph Clubhouse: Staff continues keeping in touch and actively supporting our members daily via phone, Zoom and social media. We have begun reopening in-person attendance under our phased safe reopen guidelines. Entry requires a current negative Covid test result and an appointment with a staff member. Call our main number 713-523-5958.

OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Emergency Housing Admissions: All applicants seeking shelter with MHI must have a case worker present with them during the initial interview. All admitted guests must quarantine with us for 14 days prior to being eligible to apply for the 90 Day Housing Program. They are also required to have a negative Covid-19 test 3-5 days prior to being admitted, among other requirements. Case workers book all appointments.

General Admissions: Call to make an appointment Monday through Thursday 9 a.m-3 p.m. or on Fridays from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Interviews are not booked on Fridays. Book by email or phone (admissions@mhihouston.org, 713-529-4231).

CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

All scheduled group meetings, Mass services, AA meetings and community events. We are staying in touch safely.

Please keep us and our guests in your prayers. And kindly donate if you can, as our operations expenses are continuous. Many thanks.

Shane M. Maberry
Director of Operations
smaberry@mhihouston.org

Magnificat Houses

Since 1968, Magnificat Houses (MHI) has offered an alternative to the streets, providing shelter, meals, community and guidance toward a brighter future.

Meals

233,200 meals served annually

Housing

Emergency and permanent support

Mental Health & Wellness

Supporting mind and body

Training for Employment

Ultimate empowerment

Community-building

Friendly, supportive environment

Guidance

Personal and healing

Magnificat Houses, Inc.
3209 Austin St., Houston, Texas 77004
P.O. Box 8486, Houston, Texas 77288
Phone: 713.529.4231