Career and Recovery Resources, Inc.

Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. As a United Way Agency, CRR's mission is to help people identify & overcome barriers to employment with counseling & support to get you on the path to success.
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Career and Recovery Resources, Inc., (CRR) is a nonprofit, multi-service, United Way of Greater Houston agency. It was established in 1945 by B’nai B’rith as the Jewish Vocational Guidance Services. We provide a holistic one-stop resource center approach to employment services. We do this by preparing participants for work and success through addressing basic needs, psychosocial barriers to work, childcare, referrals to mental health and healthcare providers, and transportation assistance.

Operating as usual

In need of your GED? Still can't keep up with the everchanging world of technology? Come check out some of the awesome c...
04/21/2021

In need of your GED? Still can't keep up with the everchanging world of technology? Come check out some of the awesome classes that we have to offer!

#technology #training #courses #education #learning #ged

In need of your GED? Still can't keep up with the everchanging world of technology? Come check out some of the awesome classes that we have to offer!

#technology #training #courses #education #learning #ged

Career and Recovery Resources had our first fundraising event since the start of the pandemic and it was wonderful! We t...
04/13/2021

Career and Recovery Resources had our first fundraising event since the start of the pandemic and it was wonderful! We thank all of our sponsors specifically H-E-B, Houston Community College District, Nextep, Community Health Choice, and CenterPoint Energy! as well as our In-Kind Donors and Small Businesses Hanh Gallery/Artist/Floral Art, Cynthia Rios Photography, and Baked HTX for the time, energy, and knowledge donated!

See you all at our next event; our May Day of Service!

Join Midtown Houston for their Virtual Midtown Art in the Park! April 3rd starting at 10, they will be having awesome mu...
04/02/2021

Join Midtown Houston for their Virtual Midtown Art in the Park!
April 3rd starting at 10, they will be having awesome music, art, and more!
Want to experience some amazing art in person? Check out the Midtown park Chalk Wall or the Camden McGowen Station Window Display by artist Shelbi Nicole!

We are dedicated to making our communities better. Join us this Saturday! #houston #htx #thirdward #community #nonprofit...
03/18/2021

We are dedicated to making our communities better. Join us this Saturday!
#houston #htx #thirdward #community #nonprofit #philanthropy

We are dedicated to making our communities better. Join us this Saturday!
#houston #htx #thirdward #community #nonprofit #philanthropy

Happy International Women's Day! Today we celebrate all of the wonderful women and girls who help to create a better wor...
03/08/2021

Happy International Women's Day! Today we celebrate all of the wonderful women and girls who help to create a better world every day!
#internationalwomensday #houston #community

Happy International Women's Day! Today we celebrate all of the wonderful women and girls who help to create a better world every day!
#internationalwomensday #houston #community

Here's our statement in response to the Governor's mandate.#MaskUpHou #community #houston #giveback
03/03/2021

Here's our statement in response to the Governor's mandate.

#MaskUpHou #community #houston #giveback

Here's our statement in response to the Governor's mandate.

#MaskUpHou #community #houston #giveback

We hope you all are safe after the winter storm. We know there are many Houstonians who still need assistance in regard ...
02/22/2021
LIST: Food, water distribution sites in the Houston area

We hope you all are safe after the winter storm. We know there are many Houstonians who still need assistance in regard to food, water, and other resources.

Visit the links below for more information!
http://referral.unitedwayhouston.org/

https://www.khou.com/article/news/local/list-food-water-distribution-sites-in-the-houston-area/285-7ea341c8-b94d-493e-9d04-503dafe6ada3

With boil water notices still in effect and some grocery stores bare, supplies have been in demand.

Due to continued inclement weather, CRR will remain closed through Thursday, 2/18/2021! Please contact your case manager...
02/16/2021

Due to continued inclement weather, CRR will remain closed through Thursday, 2/18/2021! Please contact your case manager directly or visit our website for any questions.

Due to continued inclement weather, CRR will remain closed through Thursday, 2/18/2021! Please contact your case manager directly or visit our website for any questions.

02/16/2021

CRR will be closed Tuesday, February 16, 2021 due to inclement weather. Please email or call your case manager directly or visit our website if you need assistance.
Be safe and stay warm!

Career and Recovery Resources will be closed this upcoming Monday due to Inclement Weather! Please stay home and stay wa...
02/12/2021

Career and Recovery Resources will be closed this upcoming Monday due to Inclement Weather! Please stay home and stay warm!

Career and Recovery Resources will be closed this upcoming Monday due to Inclement Weather! Please stay home and stay warm!

Another big thank you to the Houston Toolbank for helping Houston non-profits like Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. d...
02/05/2021

Another big thank you to the Houston Toolbank for helping Houston non-profits like Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. do great work!

Check out our blog post on Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. MLK day of service project. Throughout the day a little over 50 volunteers showed up to help clean a vacant lot and the surrounding areas in the Third Ward community.

http://www.houstontoolbank.org/2021/02/05/martin-luther-king-jr-national-day-of-service/

Looking for a job?From Complete Communities: Join these Virtual Job Fairs to discover who is hiring and what they are lo...
01/26/2021
Houston Virtual Job Fair January 27, 2021 - Best Hire Career Fairs

Looking for a job?
From Complete Communities: Join these Virtual Job Fairs to discover who is hiring and what they are looking for. Starting January 27 9AM - 3PM.

Click the link below to register!
https://www.besthirecareerfairs.com/event/houston-virtual-job-fair-january-27-2021/

If you are looking for a job in Houston TX this event is one you will not want to miss. Interview with multiple candidates from the cities top employers. Print out multiple resumes, dress your best and land your dream job.

CRR had a great time in the Third Ward today cleaning up and honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King! CRR Board Members...
01/18/2021

CRR had a great time in the Third Ward today cleaning up and honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King!
CRR Board Members, local officials, local leaders, and over 50 other volunteers were all a part of this amazing endeavor.
Thank you to Councilmember Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, Commissioner Rodney Ellis, City of Houston Solid Waste Management, and University Village Civic Club.

01/16/2021
Career and Recovery Resources: compassion through hard work - Houston P. A. hosted by Laurent | iHeartRadio

β€œOur fundamental belief is that every individual has the right to self determined success.”

Confused about what exactly Career and Recovery Resources does? Listen to our CEO, Kelly Young, talk about CRR and the awesome programs we offer on the Houston P.A. podcast!

The show will air this coming Sunday at:

6:30 a.m. on KPRC AM 950
7 a.m. on 94.5 The Buzz
7 a.m. on SUNNY 99.1
11:30 p.m. on SportsTalk 790

To take a listen to the podcast:
https://www.iheart.com/podcast/139-houston-p-a-hosted-by-laur-27733777/episode/career-and-recovery-resources-compassion-through-76307298/

Kelly Young is the CEO of Career and Recovery Resources, one of the non-profit that had to make a lot of changes to keep serving our community during the pandemic. They provide counseling for anyone transitioning to a new job like military veterans. They are able to help deaf and mute people communi...

We are excited to be doing a Day of Service in honor of MLK Day alongside Councilmember Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, Commissio...
01/11/2021

We are excited to be doing a Day of Service in honor of MLK Day alongside Councilmember Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, Commissioner Rodney Ellis, and University Village Civic Club!

Make sure to bring a mask!

#community #cleanup #thirdward #houston #MLKDay

We are so grateful to all of our CRR team, clients, and donors for supporting us this past year! We can't wait to see wh...
12/31/2020

We are so grateful to all of our CRR team, clients, and donors for supporting us this past year! We can't wait to see what 2021 has in store!

Job Tips
12/08/2020

Job Tips

Have you gotten your flue shot yet? If not, District D and Walgreens are offering free flu vaccinations on December 7th ...
12/04/2020

Have you gotten your flue shot yet? If not, District D and Walgreens are offering free flu vaccinations on December 7th from 10am - 1pm.

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Have you gotten your yearly flu vaccination ? Are you uninsured?

Councilmember Carolyn Evans-Shabazz has teamed up with Walgreens Pharmacy @walgreens , Houston Food Bank @houstonfoodbank , and Mt. Hebron Church @mt.hebron_mbc to provide 100 free flu vaccinations to uninsured District D residents.

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Event Details

Monday, December 7, 2020
J. J. Robertson Family Life Center
4810 Redbud Street
Houston, Texas 77033

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12/01/2020
Giving Tuesday!

It's #GivingTuesday! Facebook is matching up to $7 million of donations today! Use the 'Donate' button to give now!

Happy Thanksgiving from Career and Recovery Resources!
11/26/2020

Happy Thanksgiving from Career and Recovery Resources!

Thanks to Plains All American Pipeline, Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia, the Houston Food Bank, and ...
11/25/2020

Thanks to Plains All American Pipeline, Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia, the Houston Food Bank, and Randalls-Midtown, all of our homeless and Veteran housing clients got food just in time for Thanksgiving!!
We are so grateful and hope you all have a Happy Thanksgiving!

#careerandrecovery #thankful #community

Job tip Tuesday!
11/25/2020

Job tip Tuesday!

Comp-U-Dopt is offering free computers to those who meet certain criteria. Checkout the flyer for more information then ...
11/19/2020

Comp-U-Dopt is offering free computers to those who meet certain criteria. Checkout the flyer for more information then head over to www.ComputerAccessProgram.org to apply today!

#careerandrecovery #careerdevelopment #technology #houston #skilldevelopment

11/18/2020
Join our Cloud HD Video Meeting

TODAY!! Virtual Workshop about Transportation!! From 11am till 12noon. The information about Zoom is below. Hope to see y’all there!!

CRR is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Transportation Workshop for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Time: Nov 18, 2020 10:45 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7560634452?pwd=SityckJjQXBVUlg4T0R0VEp5SkNTdz09

Meeting ID: 756 063 4452
Passcode: 1x2Ct0

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Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. wishes all of our Veterans a Happy Veteran's Day. Thank you for your service, you ar...
11/11/2020

Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. wishes all of our Veterans a Happy Veteran's Day.
Thank you for your service, you are appreciated!

#VeteransDay #SupportOurTroops #careerandrecovery #houston #veteranservices

CRR spent Friday passing out hygiene and food baskets to some of our H3 clients at The Redford Apartment Homes! Thank yo...
11/02/2020

CRR spent Friday passing out hygiene and food baskets to some of our H3 clients at The Redford Apartment Homes!

Thank you to BancorpSouth for sponsoring food and hygiene baskets for more than 70 clients!
#housing #houston #recovery #careerandrecovery

Address

2525 San Jacinto St
Houston, TX
77002

MC Gowen St @ San Jacinto St

General information

CRR serves our clients in a holistic manner with employment services, career counseling, case management, job readiness, job placement, job retention counseling, and employment-related support. We see job placement as one of the most effective and permanent ways for individuals to: 1) Achieve an improved quality of life, 2) Strengthen their families, and 3) Reduce recidivism rates for ex-offenders. We have four program areas: 1) Employment and Career Development, 2) Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, 3) Alternative Substance Abuse Treatment, and 4) Harvey Disaster Relief.

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 13:00

Telephone

(713) 754-7000

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Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. Mayor Sylvester Turner Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee please #HELP I was in the San Jacinto office today and left my cell phone CAN Your staff return it tomorrow. I was with Tonisha Wine and some other woman who identified herself as the SSVF Director but she refused to Give me her name I AM HOMELESS because of Career and Recovery Resources, Inc.
Announcement!! Due to Harris County’s COVID-19 Threat of Risk going up to Level 1 - Severe. We decided to make the Townhall all virtual on Facebook Live and Zoom meeting On July 1st. No in-person workshop. Please use either Facebook Live or Zoom meeting. Thank you
Are you in need of a job? Join www.careerandrecovery.org and City Council Member Dwight Boykins at his Second Chance Job Fair Thursday Aug. 16th, 9am-1pm. To Register Visit: http://www.secondchancejobfair.com/