Harris County Issues New $40 Million COVID-19 Relief Fund, To Be Administered by Catholic Charities

10.28.2020 Visit CatholicCharitiesHelp.org Fund Will Provide $1,200 Payments to 33,000+ Families Harris County Residents Can Apply November 2-6 (Not first-come, first-served) HOUSTON, TX – A new $40 million COVID-19 relief fund, issued by Harris County, opens this Monday, November 2, and will accept applications through Friday, November 6. The Harris County COVID-19 Emergency Direct Assistance […]

Know Your Rights – Tenant Challenges Webinars and Resources

Can’t Pay Rent? Know Your Rights Webinar Hosted by Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Houston Volunteer Lawyers, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Join us as we provide an overview of the most recent moratorium on evictions imposed by the CDC, in addition to your rights as a […]

Be Counted. We all need to participate in the U.S. Census!

Learn why it counts to be counted. Complete the Census Online Now   Respond by Phone: English: 844-330-2020 Spanish: 844-468-2020 Vietnamese: 844-461-2020 Arabic: 844-416-2020 Chinese (Mandarin): 844-391-2020 Chinese (Cantonese): 844-398-2020 Korean: 844-392-2020 Additional language support  The U.S. Census Bureau official deadline to respond is October 15. This is the final day to ensure that our neighbors […]

SCAM ALERT: Protecting yourself against online scams

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston has been alerted to someone trying to pose as an employee of our organization requesting personal information and fees to receive assistance or make a donation. The scammer is contacting people via social media and mining for personal information. This is a phishing scam. Do not share any […]

Counseling sessions are as close as a smart phone for low income families, thanks to Catholic Charities

10.6.2021 As World Mental Health Day, Sunday, October 10 approaches, the pandemic is accelerating change in how mental health services are delivered. Catholic Charities adapted its services to provide access to low income families. Life before the pandemic was stressful enough, but stress levels are off the charts for many low-income families during the COVID-19 […]