Courage To Change Inc. (CTC), a

Faith-based outreach ministry, certified

Under the Internal Revenue Code 501-

(c)(3) as a non-profit organization, was

founded in January 2000 by Dr. Birts,

Pastor and Program Director. Its mission

and purpose is to prevent or reduce

homelessness and chemical dependency

(drug and or alcohol abuse) by providing

housing and Biblically based treatment

along with a variety of social services to

clients in the Harris and Galveston

Counties and surrounding areas.

By providing safe, faith-based housing,

this service is intended to assist in

readying these citizens for a systematic

re-entry into society. This service will be

funded solely from private donations of

food, clothing, financial resources from

the community, individuals, corporations

and a minimum program fee after 30

days from those residents who are


Education related to Chemical Dependency/Sexual Abuse and

Faith-based motivational training are two key

tenets of this ministry. The level of

Understanding one has around the devastation a

drug user causes to oneself, family and society

coupled with encouragement and a support

system that believes in being an over comer,

will directly impact the ability of that individual

to stay motivated to change.


Our goal is to prevent relapse for our residents

who are burdened with the disease of Drug & Alcohol/Mental illness/Sex Offences

and/or drug abuse by offering a highly effective

faith based treatment program in a

environment that meets the spiritual needs of

chemically dependent/sex offender individuals who desire to

renew their lives.

We are here to provide you with God’s

insight on how to live a more productive

and full life.