John S. Dunn Outreach Center
Located in the east block of the Cathedral at 1212 Prairie Street, the Dunn Center houses the Cathedral Health & Outreach Ministries (CHOM) as well as COMPASS and the offices of New Hope Housing.
CHOM’s programs include The Beacon, a day center providing essential services and case management; the Homeless Youth Street Outreach Project, which provides case management and licensed mental health counseling services to homeless youth; Brigid’s Hope, a transitional residence serving homeless women who have left the Texas prison and jail system; the Cathedral Justice Project, a legal aid program providing pro-bono legal services to the poor and homeless; and Cathedral Clinic, a health clinic providing medical and mental health services to homeless men, women, and children.
COMPASS offers direction and critical support toward employment and independence.
New Hope Housing offers affordable, supportive housing to adults who live alone on a modest income.
Map of the East Block (PDF)