Fatherhood is the most beautiful thing in the world.

When you think of Father’s Day gifts, you probably picture things that you’d want to give to Dad—like the old familiar standby, a new tie. Many of the men at Open Door Mission are fathers, and if you asked them their number-one reason for seeking help, most would say it’s because they need to set


Catfish’s story as told by Tommy Thompson, Open Door Mission President and CEO I try not to call people by nicknames, but Catfish was the exception. He had a “ real name,” but Catfish is just who he was. He’d been a fixture on the streets of Houston for years, brought there by a lifestyle

Super Bowl destination hotel Marriott Marquis hires Open Door Mission graduate!

From homeless to helping host the SuperBowl: Watch Ricardo’s amazing story of transformation, made possible by friends of Open Door Mission like YOU! Want to be a part of more great stories like this? Your gift of any amount provides counseling, education, and spiritual growth to men who want to leave their past behind. WATCH

2016 Open Door Mission Annual Gala “Celebration of Faith” Recap

Thank you to all that attended the 216 Open Door Mission Gala!  For over 60 years, Open Door Mission has been working to transform the lives of the most severely addicted, destitute, homeless and disabled men in our community. We assembled on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at the River Oaks Country Club for REUNITED! A Celebration

Men in Recovery

Men in recovery at the ODM DoorWay program speak with anchor Tom Abrams about the addiction of synthetic marijuana. Synthetic marijuana is ten times more addictive than traditional marijuana; wherein users can become hooked after just one use and the long term impacts are equally devastating.

A New Prayer Garden Courtesy of ScoutTroup # 354

Thank you Jackson Locascio and St. Martin's Episcopal Scout Troup 354 for the wonderful prayer garden. We are so grateful to you for giving your time, talent and resources to the men of Open Door Mission.

Christmas in July

Saturday, July 11, 2015 – Calvary Baptist Church will host a program, lunch and skits for the men who will not be at the Mission over Christmas.  It is an annual event that is greatly anticipated and much enjoyed.

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