Our safe, dignified neighborhood homes are currently accommodating over 100 men and women in our emergency and our supportive housing (shared apartments or single room occupancy). Through our transformational residential programs Magnificat helps those struggling with:
Guests share household chores and responsibilities, respect one another’s traditions, celebrate holidays and birthdays together, and participate in day trips.
Each house is monitored by a house leader and/or assistant house leader, carefully chosen and trained to provide individual support.
We offer a 14-30 day stay and the opportunity to apply for longer term shelter. Intake interviews are in-person by appointment, with limited walk-in availability, at 1410 Elgin St., Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis, and beds are limited. Call (713) 529-4231, ext. 1 to request an appointment.
Providing all meals and services to women and men enrolled in our Clubhouse programs.
Homes for ex-offenders offer a guided path back into society with varied 30 to 90-day programs for men or women. Some Single Room Occupancy (SRO) housing is available.
Most of our houses are located in Midtown (south of downtown Houston). Many are in the neighborhood surrounding Magnificat's intake center at 1410 Elgin Street. We also have homes just north of Downtown Houston and in SE Houston.
Guests can expect:
Some guests stay until their immediate problems lift. Others find meaning and purpose within the community and stay on with us, sometimes for years.