Need help with diapers or baby items?

Please note that our program is at capacity at this time. You may complete the form to be added to a wait list, and a staff member will contact you within two weeks to register for our program. You can also call our intake line at 713.874.6760 to request assistance. Thank you for your patience.

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More information and updates about Catholic Charities’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sign up for our online parenting and prenatal classes!

All in-person pregnancy and parenting classes have been cancelled for the month of April in accordance with recommended guidelines from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) due to COVID-19 (coronavirus). Catholic Charities’ Blessed Beginnings program is still helping with diapers and other baby items on an individual basis.

Sign up for online classes

View online class calendar for times, dates and topics

Once you have enrolled in the program, you can choose which class to attend. *Please note, if you have not talked to a staff member to enroll in the program, you will not be sent a link to join the online class*


The Blessed Beginnings Pregnancy and Parenting Life Center is committed to the sanctity of human life, especially in its most vulnerable early stages. As a pro-life agency that honors every single human being with the dignity and respect they deserve, we are dedicated to providing the support and education young parents who choose life need to have happy, healthy babies and children. Our program focuses on the critical time period from the woman’s pregnancy through the age of five—a child’s most formative years.

Free Prenatal and Parenting Classes available in both English and Spanish.

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Services Offered

Education

Our classes are normally held in English and Spanish at the Moran Center (2615 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77002 | MAP). These classes are also offered in collaboration with other nonprofit organizations and high schools in the Greater Houston Area. A wide variety of critical prenatal and parenting topics are covered, including post-partum physical care, bonding and attachment, breastfeeding, sudden infant death syndrome, shaken baby syndrome, car seat safety, age-appropriate play, positive discipline, budgeting and much more!

Visit our event calendar for class dates

Material Assistance

Program participants may be eligible to receive baby items such as diapers, bottles, clothes, cribs, car seats and age-appropriate learning toys.

Self-Administered Pregnancy Tests

Currently are not providing pregnancy test due to COVID-19.

Individual Education and Consultations

Can’t make one of our set classes? No worries, we are here to provide support for you individually. We know that ongoing parental support is essential, so we can help you find the resources you need, and provide helpful parenting tips.

Professional Counseling
  • Counseling services can support mothers and families experiencing stress, anxiety, depression and other challenges associated with life’s changes.
  • Individual and family counseling is available at no cost to mothers with children to age of 36 months.
  • Women with children 3 years old and older can also be served with counseling and may qualify for services at a reduced rate. To learn more call our intake line: 713.874.6590, option 2.
  • Counseling Services are also available in English or Spanish.
Eligibility Criteria

Pregnant women, dads-to-be and parents of children under the age of five.

Service Area/ Location

Visit our class calendar for specific lessons, dates and times.

Post Adoption Services and Reunion Services

Catholic Charities provides post-adoption services to children and adults who were previously adopted through our organization and need assistance with finding their birth families, mental health support, or are looking for more information.

Services provided:

  • Adult adoptee and birth parent search services
  • Counseling
  • Search and reunion support group
  • Birth parent histories and adoptive family profiles
  • Services to private adoptions occurring in Harris County (referrals provided by the court)

Contact: Lillian Salinas at lsalinas@catholiccharities.org or 713.874.6575.

If you are interested in adopting, please contact one of these agencies below:

DePelchin: 713.802.6200

Presbyterian Children Services: 713.522.2800

Gladney: 713.665.1212

Contact

If you would like to sign up for one of our classes or talk to our team about how we can help you, please call 713.874.6760 or complete the form below.

You can also email us at hope@catholiccharities.org to inquire about registering for classes or requesting assistance.

Thank you to our partners who support the Blessed Beginnings Life Center: