Noah's House

Houston, TX   |  www.noahshousetx.org

Mission

The mission of Noah's House is to provide opportunities for growth and fulfillment to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, by providing a loving, nurturing, and affordable home and community.

Ruling year info

1999

Executive Director

Ms. Jonté Rollins

Main address

176 Fellows Road

Houston, TX 77047 USA

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EIN

76-0590599

NTEE code info

Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations (P80)

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Residential Services

Each resident benefits from a safe, affordable, and nurturing living environment that includes customized individual suites, community space, healthy food based on individual dietary needs, and the care and attention of 24/7 trained program staff.

Population(s) Served
People with intellectual disabilities

All able residents are placed in appropriate job positions in the outside community, which provides them with additional spending money, a sense of personal fulfillment, and a mutually beneficial relationship with the community at large. Program components include:
I. Job Coaching and Advocacy -- to develop and enhance the social skills needed to gain and maintain employment; to receive training regarding job responsibilities that are well-matched to individual abilities; agency partnership with employers, which includes a semi-annual conference and regular "check-ins."
II. Job Placement -- Cultivation of a network of potential employers; liaison for interviews and hiring process.
III. Transportation Services -- Daily transportation to and from work.

Population(s) Served
People with intellectual disabilities

Our Life Skills program helps each intellectually disabled resident to learn, develop, and master activities fundamental to caring for one's self and to a sense of individual agency and purpose. Life Skills programming is tailored to challenge each resident at their individual level of functioning. Life Skills components include guidance and practice in Personal Hygiene, Room Upkeep, Budgeting, Decision-making and Problem-solving; Leadership Skills; and Good Citizenship.

Population(s) Served
People with intellectual disabilities

Resident Wellness is a holistic, individualized daily program designed to guide each resident towards sustainable improvements in physical, emotional, social and spiritual well-being. While this program encompasses all daily recreational and social activities and continues to expand, examples include:
Workshops, groups, and presentations to teach and practice wellness. This includes physical fitness, emotional self-management and coping skills, training in interpersonal relations such as conflict resolution, and avenues to grow spiritually. Services also include

Population(s) Served
People with intellectual disabilities

A sense of belonging and companionship is integral to the life experience for residents at Noah's House. All residents reside in the same facility and enjoy common spaces and group dining in order to maximize social interaction. Friendships form naturally, informal interaction is encourage, and scheduled social recreation is an essential part of the day-to-day experience at Noah's House. As with Resident Wellness programming, Social Recreation at Noah's House consists of a "menu" of programming options that allow for variety and new experiences as a group. Social Recreation activities include, but are not limited to, field trips, holiday celebrations, special events, parties, interest clubs, games, team sports. Both the Resident Wellness and Social Recreation programs allow for outside community involvement through volunteerism (individuals, corporate employees, religious organizations, etc.). This makes for even more fun and friendships, social skill-building, and reinforcement of a sense of purpose and self-fulfillment through community interaction.

Population(s) Served
People with intellectual disabilities

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Intellectually disabled individuals in the Greater Houston area.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings/Town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc.) advisory committees, Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    We increased the frequency and variety of resident activities offered.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    The residents see more of their own preferences reflected in services offered.

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to get honest feedback from the people we serve,

Financials

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Noah's House

Board of directors
as of 09/16/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Carl Sandlin

Howard Bruce

Genoa United Methodist Church

Thomas Mack

Thomas Mack CPA

Michael McCoy

Amatong McCoy, LLC

Donald Ray

Transocean Ltd., retired

Judy K. Ray

Retired

Rick Rumford

On Target Developmental Resources

Carl Sandlin

Retired - ExxonMobil

Darryl Schroeder

Lone Star Energy Fabrication

Dawn Baskin-Turner

Community Health Choice

Susan Reichenthal

Texas Iron and Metal Company

Toby Dagenhart

Triangle Texas

William LeSage

Sapients Partners, LLC

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 7/15/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Female

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Sexual orientation

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