"I HAD TO FIND A NEW LIFE"
Maria literally walked up to the Houston Transitional Living Program one day and said she needed a place to live. Her mother was taking advantage of Maria, forcing her to...read more
Since the 1940's, Sipe's Orchard Home has been a safe & caring place for children. Today, the Orchard serves children through a variety of programs:NCPK Classrooms Summer Day Camp Transitional Living
The Houston Transitional Living Center offers a supportive, residential, co-ed program for homeless, disadvantaged youth, providing them tools and opportunities to learn and practice successful independence.
This program is designed for seventeen to twenty-one year-olds who do not have the financial, academic, emotional, or behavioral skills necessary for independent living.
An experiential learning environment offers numerous opportunities and resources, including independent living and vocational training, educational advancement, meals, transportation, recreation, computer and Internet access, support groups and workshops.
Amenities in the Houston Center include a full-kitchen, dining room, expansive living room, meeting areas, laundry room, porches and decks. Licensed by the NC Department of Social Services for 12 residents, the building has both single and double occupancy rooms arranged in suites.READ MORE...
From The President: For a couple of years we have focused on restoration at Sipe’s–restoration of children’s lives as well as our buildings and grounds. Today, we are seeing results! • Houston Cottage’s Transitional Living Program is expanding, with definite plans underway for the renovation and occupation of two currently empty buildings. • All of our Houston […]
From The President: Think about the people who have influenced you over the years: parents, teachers, friends, relatives, spouses, coaches, pastors, supervisors, co-workers,neighbors, and other role models. Different people at different times in our lives nudge us and shape us into who we are and who we will become. Last year, Sipe’s did its share […]