Catholic Charities works in partnership with local and national organizations such as Catholic Charities USA, Texas Catholic Conference, Center for Public Policy Priorities, the Archdiocese of Galveston Houston Office of Peace and Justice, the Rev. William J. Young Social Justice Institute at the University of St. Thomas and many others. Below is a list of our collaborating organizations, resources and their links:

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Office of Justice and Peace
Catholic Charities USA
Center for Public Policy Priorities/Austin Texas
Children’s Defense Fund
Justice for Immigrants
Library of Congress
Office for Social Justice Archdiocese of St. Paul Minneapolis
Texas Catholic Conference
Texas Legislature Online
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Young Institute at the University of St. Thomas

Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence

Houston Area Women’s Center (www.hawc.org) – Domestic violence hotline number is 713-528-2121 and sexual assault hotline number is 713-528-7273. The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides crisis intervention and referrals to local service providers. Call 800-799-SAFE (7233) or 800-787-3224 (TTY). E-mail assistance is available at ndvh@ndvh.org.

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) offers a pastoral response to domestic violence against women.