Family Outreach Program

Help. Hope. Support. Community.

Help. Hope. Support. Community.

OUTREACH- [out-r ch ]- n / v -to reach farther (than); extend, go beyond a limit. Teaching, sharing resources, and research; the act of reaching out in an effort to build connections; the extension of assistance, information or services beyond conventional limits to a particular segment of a community.The JDRF Outreach Program is dedicated to going beyond all limits so that every member of the Type 1 community has the education, resources, and assistance needed to succeed and live a long and fulfilled life. Outreach brings together people who share our vision for a CURE and who will actively work with us to achieve this goal.

More than 30 new families are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in this region monthly, and the JDRF Outreach Committee’s goal is to lend support to all of these families. If you would like to be involved in any of the outreach areas listed below, please e-mail orcall 713-334-4400.

Spotlight On:

Type One Connect
Saturday, February 23, 2013
The United Way of Greater Houston

Type One Connect is an educational and networking day for people living with type 1 diabetes and their families. Individuals with type 1 diabetes, anyone involved in the care of someone with diabetes and medical professionals are welcome to attend.

Whether you are newly diagnosed or have lived with type 1 diabetes for years, come ready to learn, engage and share.

Event Details

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For more information contact Clara Utley at 713-334-4400 or




The JDRF Outreach Program embraces several key areas that are essential to reaching every segment of the community.

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