Important Information and Updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Looking for information on the Harris County COVID-19 Relief Fund? Harris County partnered with Catholic Charities as the administrator for $40 million in emergency financial assistance to help Harris County residents who are experiencing financial distress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit CatholicCharitiesHelp.org for additional information. If you need assistance concerning this […]

Managing the Holiday Blues During the Pandemic

Feeling anxious or stressed? Need to talk? Call Catholic Charities to speak to a counselor: 713-874-6590 By Ivan Navarro, M.A., LPC, CATP, CCFP, Counseling and Behavioral Health Center Every year during the holiday season many people experience the “Holiday Blues.” Sometimes the holidays can bring about these temporary feelings of anxiety or depression. Though different […]

Sandra lost her job. You gave her hope.

You helped a veteran in crisis. After serving in the Navy for 11 years, Sandra was able to use her skills and experience to get a job at an equipment company. She was doing well until she was laid off due to the economic downturn caused by the pandemic. She was okay at first. But […]

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

10.5.2020 As World Mental Health Day, Saturday, 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 […]

You Helped a Young Boy Cope with Anxiety

Leo’s mom noticed something was off. Her young son was extremely anxious and fearful any time he was away from her. His constant worrying began to impact his life at home and school. His mother knew he needed professional help. Thanks to you, Catholic Charities’ School Counseling program was right there. His counselor offered a […]

Generous Fort Bend Donors Give $210,000 to Catholic Charities’ Mission of Love Campaign

9.14.2020 RICHMOND – Generous hearts prevailed as always in Fort Bend County in providing $210,000 to Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center during this year’s Mission of Love campaign. Chaired by Shanda Conroy and Lisa Emiliani, the campaign concluded with a virtual “thank you” event that paid tribute to honorees Tom and Norma Petrosewicz. Lead […]

Your support helps us keep serving during the pandemic…virtually

Because you are with us during times of crisis, Catholic Charities never missed a beat in providing services when the COVID-19 pandemic first hit our community. Your support enabled us to make quick adjustments to ensure that our staff continues to serve people in need while maintaining a safe distance. Even though we can’t provide […]