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Harris County Protective
Services
for Children and Adults
At the Heart of Families

The HAY (Houston Alumni Youth) Center

The HAY (Houston Alumni & Youth) Center helps older foster youth transition to independence. It is designed to be a one-stop shop for all current and former foster care youth between ages 16 and 25. The private/public partnership focuses on employment and education, as one of two nonprofits operating under the umbrella of HCPS. Services offered through the HAY Center include:

Housing assistance
Employment opportunities
Parenting classes
Life skills classes
Transitional Coaching (a mentor program)
Mental health coaching

All services through The Hay Center are done by referrals from DFPS.

For more opportunities regarding this public/private partnership and how to get involved, visit The Hay Center website.