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The Ebby House

The Ebby House at Juliette Fowler Communities is more than a shelter – it is a home for young girls ready to launch into successful adulthood who have suffered abuse, neglect or foster care in the past.  

This strength-based program mentors up to 12 young women at a time for up to 24 months to instill life skills, provide housing, healthcare, education, career guidance, job training and permanency.

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One Heart Society

By being a member of the One Heart Society, you are joining a movement to help girls who have been abused, neglected or aged out of the foster care system. In addition to supporting the elderly residents at JFC, you are helping girls build skills for a better future. The purpose of the One Heart Society is to support the mission of The Ebby House at Juliette Fowler Communities through volunteerism, community awareness, and fundraising. As a One Heart Society partner, you have opportunities to give back in the most impactful way.

Join the One Heart Society today by completing the membership. With the donation of your membership dues you will become a part of the One Heart Society and have every opportunity to donate your time or talents to help girls who have been abused, neglected or aged out of the foster care system. We can’t wait to serve with you.



At The Ebby House, we believe everyone has something to contribute. We place individuals where they are most passionate and gifted to aid the girls in the following programs:

  • Mentoring & Tutoring

  • Jobs/Economic Empowerment

  • Meals/Grocery List Fulfillment

  • Special Events

  • One Heart Society


Volunteer Sign-Up

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Book a Speaker


Book a Speaker

The Ebby House seeks opportunities to share our mission and bring awareness to the issue facing girls aging out of foster care and survivors of abuse or neglect. If you know a group, Bible study, book club, business or social network that are interested in hearing about our mission and work, we would love the opportunity to engage. Please contact us if you are interested in booking a speaker or obtaining informational materials.

For more information, complete the form here.

Speaker Request Form

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Make a difference in the lives of girls who have aged out of foster care, been abused or neglected by sponsoring an event.  Public awareness events educated the community and secure much needed support. Events like the Visonary Women Luncheon offer businesses and individuals opportunities to support the event and our cause.

Why We Help

On average, foster youth ARE:

Our Outcomes


“Coming into the Ebby House I was scared, homeless and alone. But the Ebby House welcomed me with open arms and made me feel safe… even loved.” Mariela


“The Ebby House enables us to live the best life we can.” Maria


“The best thing about The Ebby House is having a roof over your head, knowing you will have food and a bed to sleep in. And laughing. I haven’t laughed in along time and here I laugh a lot.” Melissa


“Living in The Ebby House has given me a chance to build a strong base for my life. With a little bit of faith and motivation, I have come a long way.” Ebonie


Our Team

Nicole Gann


Lisa Mumford

Program Director

Katie Pedigo

Public Relations

Sonja Wright

House Manager

Juliette Fowler Communities is blessed by the servant leadership of these volunteers.

  • Roland T. Bandy, Jr.
  • Matt Bandy
  • Mike Benton
  • Tom Billingsley
  • Peter M. Bratlie
  • Fay Bright
  • Ben Brooks, Chair
  • Russell Church
  • Linda Dame
  • Peggy Davis
  • Richard Dooley
  • Nancy Grant
  • Jane Green
  • Elizabeth Hermann
  • Michael C. Herrold
  • Jerald E. Hobson
  • Ken Hubbell
  • Elizabeth Long, D.D.S.
  • Rev. Dr. Andy Mangum
  • Jack O. Nelson, Jr.
  • John A. Pennington
  • James Percival
  • R. Gray Powers
  • Martha Hackley Salmon
  • Rev. Deborah Morgan-Stokes
  • Mike Wilson
  • Beth Ylitalo
  • A Home Within
  • CASA
  • The Christian Church
  • Communities Foundation of Texas
  • Dallas Junior Forum
  • Dwell with Dignity
  • Ebby Halliday, Realtors
  • Elizabeth Toon Foundation
  • Junior League of Dallas
  • Fannie and Stephen Kahn Charitable Foundation
  • Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation
  • Lakewood Service League
  • Lesley Family Foundation
  • National Benevolent Foundation
  • National Charity League
  • New Friends New Life
  • Olicon Texas Women’s Foundation
  • TRAC at CitySquare
  • Sammons Enterprises, Inc.
  • SMU Dedman School of Law
  • Young Men’s Service League

The Ebby House Receives Transformational Grant from The Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation

The Ebby House at Juliette Fowler Communities was awarded a $25,000 grant for the transformational work being done for girls aging out of foster care. The statistics for girls aging out of foster care are staggering.  Sex trafficking victims are 60% more likely to come from foster care.  Of the … Read More >

Legislative Agenda for the 86th Session

During the 86th Texas Legislative Session, the Ebby House staff and supporters at Juliette Fowler Communities will collaborate with The Texas Network of Youth Services to advocate for important legislation to protect and provide for Texas’ most vulnerable citizens – our children and elderly. The following six initiatives will be … Read More >

National Adoption Month – Time to Support Foster Youth

November is National Adoption month.  This is a time to encourage families to adopt while alerting our community about the vulnerable children who do not get adopted and age out of foster care. Foster care is intended to be a temporary service provided by states for children who cannot live … Read More >

To Get Help Now

Welcome to The Ebby House! We are more than a shelter – but a home. If you are a female between 17-24 years old and need assistance transitioning to adulthood, we may be the solution for you. Many of the women at The Ebby House have experienced abuse, neglect or have aged out of the foster care system. We provide a residential home and support services for 12 women for up to 24 months, ensuring a successful transition from a dificult past to a fulfilling future.

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