1960 Hope center The center offers shelter and meals.[/caption]

What we reported: The nonprofit, which offers the homeless shelter from inclement weather and provides clean restrooms, hot showers, laundry and lunch, opened in October. It also provides mental health services, support groups and life coaches.

The latest: From the time it opened, the facility has procured identification, jobs and places to live for the homeless. “We’re seeing people at different stages of their homelessness, and we’re excited that some are ready to move with on with their lives,” Executive Director Bob Butler said.

What’s next: 1960 Hope Center plans to expand its building space. Additionally, it plans to include overnight hospitality. The facility’s goal is to expand before the winter is over.

744 FM 1960 W., Ste. B
Houston • 832-965-5511

This story is one update from The January Issue. View the full list of 6 notable business openings here.