Harris County Launches New $30 Million COVID Relief Fund for Struggling Families

Catholic Charities to administer funds to help 20,000 families to receive $1,500 payments  Application runs July 28 through August 11, 2021 HOUSTON, TX – A new $30 million relief fund opening next week will help families still experiencing the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Harris County Recovery Assistance (HCRA) will accept applications Wednesday, July 28 […]

How to Donate School Supplies to Children in Need

Catholic Charities is now accepting school supplies for the families we serve. You can help children in need prepare for the upcoming school year by making a gift to help purchase needed supplies, dropping off needed items at our designated locations, or making a purchase through our Amazon Charity List. Make a Gift You can […]

Spirit of Charity makes Texas-sized impact for Catholic Charities

Guests with hearts as big as Texas put a shine on their cowboy boots and raised nearly $600,000 to support the work of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston at the Deep in the Heart of Texas Spirit of Charity Luncheon.  Wearing their Texas business best, attendees got their rodeo fix while helping Catholic […]

How Catholic Charities is helping children who cross the U.S.-Mexico border

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is committed to helping families by serving the poor and vulnerable, including immigrants from all walks of life. Thousands of children and families are expected to cross the U.S.-Mexico border into Texas within the next few months. Many of these migrants are from Central America, and are fleeing […]

New $159 Million Houston-Harris County Rental Assistance Relief Fund

As Region Recovers from Devastating Winter Storm Uri, Program Brings Good News for Thousands of Local Tenants, with up to a Year of Rental Assistance BakerRipley and Catholic Charities Tapped to Administer Program HOUSTON, TX (FEBRUARY 24, 2021) – A new $159 million fund launches on February 25, 2021 and will start accepting online applications.  […]

Winter Storm Uri Resources and Information

Applications for assistance are now closed Currently, we have reached our funding capacity and applications are now closed. If you were impacted by this severe winter weather event, please view the resources and information on this page for additional assistance. Resources and Information To be connected to an agency that may be able to help […]

Catholic Charities to Administer New Rental Assistance Fund in Partnership with City of Houston and Harris County, BakerRipley

Help for Local Families—$159 Million in New COVID-19 Relief: City of Houston and Harris County Establish New Rental Assistance Fund, Appoint BakerRipley and Catholic Charities to Administer Program Fund to Cover Past-Due Rent and Future Rent for Families Struggling from Pandemic;  Applications to be Randomly Selected for Verification, not First-Come, First-Served HOUSTON, TX (February 10, […]

Catholic Charities’ Beacon of Hope Center in Galveston to continue as Galveston County Food Bank “Super Site” through 2021

GALVESTON – Catholic Charities’ Beacon of Hope Center “Super Site” food distribution in Galveston will continue through December 2021 to help people suffering economic hardship during the pandemic. The large-scale drive-through food distribution, supplied by the Galveston County Food Bank, is scheduled for the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month through December, starting at […]