BakrRipley launches new ESL for Families program

What are the main contributors to a child’s academic success? At BakerRipley we’ve learned that it comes down to two

Harvey – two years later

BakerRipley continues working to make Houston stronger. See impact and stories from the recovery two years after Hurricane Harvey.

Katie Scott Wellcare Champion nominee

BakerRipley Director in the Running for $25,000 Award

Make sure you cast your vote for BakerRipley’s own Katie Scott. Voting is live and runs through Friday, September 13.

New CodeVenture program at BakerRipley

This summer we kicked off the CodeVenture program at different BakerRipley community centers.

Fab Lab Supports UH Camp for Young Innovators

BakerRipley’s Fab Lab Houston teamed up with the University of Houston as part of a summer camp for young innovators.

Fab Lab Houston Shoots for the Moon!

Fab Lab Houston recently worked with Adam Savage and the National Air and Space Museum on Project Egress!

BakerRipley: Conozca Sus Derechos

Todos los sitios y centros comunitarios de BakerRipley son espacios seguros para todos los miembros de nuestras comunidades.

BakerRipley: Know Your Rights

All BakerRipley sites and community centers remain safe spaces to every member of our communities.

BakerRipley: A Solution for Living Alone with Dementia

Living with dementia is hard; living alone with dementia is nearly impossible.

How BakerRipley Connects Families to Opportunities

“I do not take lightly the privilege of speaking on behalf of entrepreneurs who are often ignored and overlooked.” – Estella Gonzalez, Assistant Director of Economic Opportunity.

Neighborhood Restoration Centers Impact

In collaboration with the City of Houston and Harris County, BakerRipley expanded services to create Neighborhood Restoration Centers that helped the community recover from Hurricane Harvey.

Helping Asylum Seekers Who Escaped Genocide

“The Cameroonian women we’ve helped have experienced direct and horrific harm, beatings, rape, friends and family members being shot at and killed.”

Letter: Becoming a Citizen While Battling Homelessness

“Becoming a citizen of the United States is the highest honor that anyone who is not a native of this wonderful country could receive.”

Collaboration is key to recovery

Hurricane Harvey dealt a devastating blow to Carlos Tejada, but he overcame adversity thanks to various agencies collaborating to rebuild homes and lives.

Caring for a Mother with Dementia

Beverly Williams attributes the BakerRipley Dementia Day center for extending her mother’s life.

Family with two boys benefits from BakerRipley's early childhood education program.

Early Childhood Education: The Hernandez Story

When Angie enrolled her first son Bryan, now age 8, in the early childhood program, she knew he would get a good education. What she didn’t know was how much the school would impact both of her boys and herself.

VP of Wellness Jane Bavineau discusses current healthcare trends.

Rethinking Health and Wellness

VP of Wellness Jane Bavinaeu shares how BakerRipley is looking at current health care trends, what factors influences health and community wellness programs.

Disaster Response: Humanitarian plan unveiled

The new plan outlines ways we can better serve our immigrant population during times of crisis like Hurricane Harvey.

Seniors at the BakerRipley Harbach Campus participate in a food demo.

Our Wellness Programs in Action

We are redefining what healthy looks like with our communities.

Xochitl Avalos: Co-Founder of Café con la Policia

At Heart of Gold 2019, Xochitl described her project that connects community members with police officers.

James: An Immigration Story

His life changed when he found BakerRipley’s Immigration and Citizenship Program.

Adele Green: A Caregiver Story

At Heart of Gold 2019, Adele shared her experience with the BakerRipley Dementia Day Center.

First to complete GED Program in East Aldine

“This was one of my dreams and I was able to do it because of BakerRipley and its supporters.”
– Irene Rodriguez

Heart of Gold Becomes an Experience

This year, BakerRipley’s Heart of Gold proved to be more than the average luncheon.