Shamar Hope Haven Residential Treatment Program represents the first step in a child's ongoing treatment plan. In residential treatment, residents begin the healing process by participating in a number of group and individual counseling sessions.

  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Chemical Dependency Counseling and Education
  • HIV Education, Testing and Counseling
  • Anger Management Counseling
  • Gang Resistance Education and Training
  • Recreation and Fitness Activities
  • GED Tutorials
  • Community Service
  • GED Test Prep
  • Vocational Training



The Shamar Hope Haven Residential Treatment Center Behavioral Health and Chemical Dependency Treatment Program exemplifies state of the art technology in the treatment of behavioral health and substance use disorders. We are dedicated to providing research based, culturally and developmentally approprriate therapeutic modalities to our clients and their families. We are committed to excellence in our mandate of teaching our clients the skills necessary to live healthy and drug free lives.

Mrs. Sharon A. Evans has been the Executive Director for Shamar Hope Haven Residential Treatment Center since its founding in 2001. She manages all aspects of day-to-day operations. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice at Grambling State University of Louisiana.

After working in corporate America for 10 years, Mrs. Evans decided to step out on faith to dutifully serve the youth of Houston. She has served as Vice President of the Houston Citizens’ Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Houston Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. She presently serves as a Board Member of the Monarch Child Development Center and Everyday Life, Inc. Residential Treatment Center.

Mrs. Evans is currently an active member of Windsor Village United Methodist Church and Christian Mother's In Action. Her hobbies include daily constitutionals, traveling, and fellowship. If you're ever at Shamar Hope Haven you can enjoy Mrs. Evans singing to the clients, empathizing with them, or just having a good time! She has never regretted leaving the corporate world and states:

“The boys are a joy to me and if I had to start over I would do it the same way, with LOVE AND FAITH."

Call Us Today!

Shamar Hope Haven Residential Treatment Center 2913 Wheeler Street Houston, Texas 77004

Phone: (713) 942-8822 Fax: (713) 942-8878

Call the Admissions manager at (713) 942-8822, or email at

Call the Admissions manager at (713) 942-8822, or email at

Interviews by appointment only.


Shamar Hope Haven is a 501 (c) 3 registered in the state of Texas as a Non Profit Corporation.

Donations Are Tax Deductible.

Shamar Hope Haven provides a home environment to each child and needs the support of the community to provide these services in the most effective and affordable manner possible.

If you are interested in supporting Shamar Hope Haven either with a Monetary donation, services or material resources, please contact Sharon Evans, Executive Director at (713) 942-8822 or email her at