Vaccinating Seniors in Northline

Written by guest writer Shaili Shouche, Avenue Intern and incoming senior at Glenda Dawson High School.   As Covid-19 vaccination rollout pushes on in full force, with vaccination being approved and recommended for individuals 12 and over, it has become increasingly clear that specific demographics are being excluded from the...

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Making Northline Elementary a Beautiful Place to Learn and Play

Written by guest writer Shaili Shouche, Avenue Intern and incoming senior at Glenda Dawson High School.   A healthy and appropriately developed learning environment holds a significant variety of benefits for all of its associated members. Specifically for students and children, surroundings that are clean and simple serve as a...

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Janowski Elementary Earth Day Clean Up Event

Written by guest writer Shaili Shouche, Avenue Intern and incoming senior at Glenda Dawson High School.   Nature plays a crucial, yet often underestimated, role in improving children’s psychological and physical well-being. On a broader spectrum, nature can impact student learning in numerous diverse ways, as it holds significance in...

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Responding to Winter Storm Uri

When Winter Storm Uri knocked out the water and power for households across the state of Texas, the community around Northline Elementary School was especially affected. The COVID-19 pandemic had already put a strain on resources for families struggling financially, and the effects of the storm only made it worse....

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Foreclosure Prevention and Mortgage Forbearance during COVID-19

Avenue is a HUD-Certified Housing Counseling Agency. We provide education and counseling for homebuyers looking to purchase their first home, homeowners seeking to maintain sustainable homeownership and for homeowners that are in default on their mortgage and want to prevent foreclosure of their property. We created the video linked HERE...

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How to Talk to Your Landlord

Many people are struggling to pay their full rent on time right now. If you are unsure how you will make rent for the next month, talk to your landlord! Across the City, many landlords are making agreements with their tenants to reduce or waive costs. Often, they want to...

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Avenue Food Deliveries Help Most Vulnerable

To make the greatest impact with our limited resources, we have focused our efforts on reaching the most vulnerable residents in the communities we serve: very low-income seniors and families with special needs, many who are not able to safely leave home to pick-up food or receive resources. To date,...

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