Posts by Sharon Dearman

Center for Success and Independence Earns 3-Year CARF Accreditation

CARF Accredited

Center for Success and Independence earned another 3-year accreditation, the longest accreditation term awarded by CARF International, the Commission of Accreditation of Residential Facilities. TCSI continues to use the CARF accreditation standards as a guide for its ongoing development and continued improvement of its business operations and service delivery processes. TCSI has focused on implementation…

Read More

A Record-Breaking Bejeweled

Thanks to all of our sponsors, donors, volunteers, and guests of Bejeweled 2018, we raised over $75,000 towards our treatment scholarship fund. We will now be able to provide hundreds of additional hours of treatment to teens in need. Many thanks also to our partners including: Winter Street Studios, our fabulous venue Jim Benton of…

Read More

Bejeweled Tickets Now Available

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Join us for Bejeweled 2018 on Saturday, February 10. Tickets are now on sale. Join us at Winter Street Studios for Mardi Gras fare, music, dancing, shopping and more, all to benefit the teens at the Center for Success and Independence. Proceeds will be used for treatment scholarships for teens…

Read More

Deacons of Deadwood Award TCSI $22,500 Grant

Deacons of Deadwood award grant to TCSI

The Deacons of Deadwood Motorcycle Club, a Houston-based motorcycle club founded to raise funds for children’s charities, awarded the Center for Success and Independence a generous grant of $22,500. The distinctive sound of over 25 Harley-Davidson motorcycles resonated as they rolled into the Center’s front parking lot. Center staff, clients, and their parents greeted the…

Read More

Bejeweled 2018 – February 10, 2018

Join us for Bejeweled 2018, TCSI’s annual gala, on Saturday, February 10, 2018! The Mardi Gras-themed festivities include music, dancing, shopping, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and libations. Tickets are $100. All proceeds benefit the Center for Success and Independence Scholarship Fund, helping teens and their families who are financially unable to afford much needed treatment. All…

Read More

TCSI Harvey Recovery Fund

Even if you and your family were not directly impacted by Harvey, you likely know someone who was. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, and your neighbors. The Center itself was fortunate. The buildings did not flood. We never lost power. We had plenty of food for the kids and staff…

Read More

Everyone is Safe

The Center has staff, food and electricity. There is some street flooding but there is none in the building. Everyone is safe. We will keep you updated if anything changes. Stay safe.

Read More

Wade Phillips “Son of Bum” Book Signing – June 20th

Bill Baldwin and the Center for Success and Independence invite you to a special fundraising event with football great Wade Phillips. Phillips will be signing copies of his new book “Son of Bum: Lessons My Dad Taught Me About Football and Life.” The memoir delves into two of the most storied careers in American football,…

Read More

Wade Phillips Book Signing – June 20

Join Wade Phillips, the Ram’s new defensive coordinator, at a signing of his new book, Son of Bum: Lessons My Dad Taught Me About Football and Life, benefitting the Center for Success and Independence. The signing will take place the evening of June 20th at the home of Bill Baldwin, 205 Bayland in Houston.  Like his…

Read More

TCSI in the News: PREP Program Helps Counter Sex Trafficking in Houston

February 15, 2017 Federal News   Recognizing the high incidence of human trafficking in Houston, two and a half years ago, a nonprofit organization, The Center for Success and Independence (TCSI), partnered with the Harris County Juvenile Probation Department (HCJPD) on a program to counter the trafficking of adolescent girls and young women. Starting with…

Read More