Catholic Charities Receives $10,000 from Frost Bank for Disaster Relief

Frost Bank presented a $10,000 check today to Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, the region’s leader in long term disaster recovery services, to continue serving individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The funds will help connect people seeking assistance to needed resources and referrals, and help Catholic Charities provide long-term case management […]

Cynthia Colbert Named Finalist in HBJ’s Women Who Mean Business Awards

Catholic Charities President and CEO Cynthia N. Colbert, MSW was named a finalist in the Outstanding Business Leader in Nonprofit category for Houston Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business Awards. The 70 honorees across eight categories will be recognized in a special section of HBJ’s Oct. 27 weekly edition and at an awards reception on Oct. […]

Prayer for Disaster Relief

Most merciful and compassionate God, Giver of Life and Love, hear our prayers and let our cries come unto you. We weep with your people We hear the cries of children, families, immigrants, refugees, and all who are impacted by the flood. We feel the desperation of those searching for loved ones We behold and […]

Catholic Charities Assists Those in Need as Leading Organization for Long-term Recovery After Harvey

Catholic Charities assisted more than 1,300 individuals Thursday with basic necessities, referrals, emergency funds and gift cards to help them deal with the challenges caused by Hurricane Harvey. “Now that floodwaters are receding, we are just beginning the long, slow recovery process,” said Cynthia N. Colbert, MSW, president and CEO. “We welcome anyone who needs […]

Catholic Charities Hurricane Harvey Updates

Updates on Hurricane Harvey and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s response will be posted here. Catholic Charities is committed to providing Disaster Response and Disaster Recovery services to individuals and families dealing with the aftermath of natural disasters. We provide response coordination and short-term and long-term recovery services in collaboration with other area Disaster Relief agencies, and […]

Catholic Charities Offers Immigration Legal Assistance for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston will be offering workshops to provide limited immigration assistance to individuals and families affected by Hurricane Harvey. The Catholic Charities St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigration Legal Assistance will host several workshops to help replace lost documentation related to immigration legal status, and also to offer resources and […]

Donation Items Needed for Families Affected by Hurricane Harvey

As more families come to Catholic Charities for much-needed supplies after Hurricane Harvey, our needs change daily. Please check back on this post for updated. Please donate NEW items. Sunday, Sept. 3 The Catholic Charities central office at 2900 Louisiana Street (MAP) will be open today between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Donations may be […]

Disaster Recovery Services Hours of Operation

UPDATE 9/9/17 Catholic Charities will continue Disaster Recovery Services on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 2900 Louisiana Street. Services include: intake services, help to apply for disaster assistance, and distribution of goods and gift cards. Small donations may be dropped off during this time as well. Most-needed items are: Cleaning […]