About Viola's House

We Don't Judge.

We understand your plight and do not judge. We have the programs, services and professionals to get you ready for motherhood.

We Support You.

Don’t put the brakes on your dreams. Your success is our success. If you dare to dream it, we’ll help you achieve it.

We Embrace Motherhood.

On-site parenting classes help you learn about life as a mother. Get tips and guidance on everything from nutrition to caring for your baby.

Who We Are

Viola’s House, Inc. is an emergency placement shelter for teen mothers faced with an unplanned pregnancy, who may also be at-risk for homelessness.

Formed in 2008 as a “Maternity House,” to provide temporary housing and support services to expectant teenage mothers aged 12-21 in the Dallas area. Viola’s House utilizes a holistic approach in order to help teen expectant mothers make enduring, positive changes in their lives. The Program provides basic life necessities of housing, food and clothing, in addition to life skills, education and training in financial literacy, parenting and counseling. Viola’s House takes a preventative approach and provides a comprehensive second chance prevention program.

There are a multitude of ways that individuals and groups can help Viola's House fulfill our mission to provide a safe envi-ronment, programming and support for the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of homeless and pregnant young women.

Charitable giving is the bedrock of Viola's House. If you’d like to help these young mothers, babies and at-risk girls and women through a donation to Viola's House, we offer many avenues for your support. Click here to see the multitude of ways you can help.

We provide housing, food and clothing, in addition to life skills, education and training in financial literacy, parenting and counseling. We take a preventative approach and provide a comprehensive second chance prevention program.

Viola's House mission is to provide maternity housing and support services to teen mothers who chose life for their unborn child.

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Our Staff & Board


The Viola's House Board and Staff is committed to fulfilling the vision and mission of this important and life-changing organization.

 Staff & Board Roles   Executive Director Bio

Staff

  • Thana Hickman-Simmons
  • Daisy Martinez
  • Nylha Hickman
  • Yolanda Washington
  • Renee Newton
  • Mary Humphries

Board

  • Lucy Cain
  • Rose Johnson
  • Mioshi Walker
  • Craishia Millines
  • Dion Adenyi
  • Ben Cuzen

Advisory

  • Rev. Chris Simmons

Thana Hickman-Simmons

The VH Team