Mamie George Community Center
Food distribution at Mamie George
Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center in Richmond will begin monthly food fairs in January 2021, and also transition to an appointment-based system for weekday food distributions.
Mamie George Community Center will be closed to the public until further notice.
The Mamie George Community Center serves as a hub for Catholic Charities services in Fort Bend County. The center addresses many of the community’s needs, with an emphasis on low-income residents and seniors.
Need help? Call us at 281.202.6200.
We provide food, rent, utilities, medication and financial assistance and support services aimed at returning individuals and families to self-sufficiency. As we help relieve the overwhelming stress that comes from the lack of basic needs, those in crisis are better able to work towards self-sufficiency.
Please contact Vicki at email@example.com or call 281-202-6254 for more information.
Trini’s Corner Market is a self-select food pantry, available to Fort Bend County residents in need of food assistance. We offer a wide variety of canned goods, dry goods, fresh produce, meats, breads and beverages. Our guests are able to select and shop for the items in which they are most in need. Pantry Hours are Tuesday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. We also offer evening appointments on Wednesdays. Shopping is by appointment only.
Please contact Shayne at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 281.202.6242 for more information.
Patty's Café is open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The café is open to the general public and provides free wireless intranet access. Seating is available both indoors and outdoors under our covered patio. Hot meals are cooked daily from scratch in our own kitchen and are available for $6.50 plus tax. Senior Citizens who are at least 60 years old and live in Fort Bend enjoy free meals in the café. Sign-up for free meals is required and takes only about 15 minutes.
Please contact us at 281.202.6200 for more information.
We support seniors in their efforts to stay healthy and active, volunteer, build friendships and live independently. We provide companionship and transportation assistance for seniors to travel to and from the center, doctor’s appointments, grocery shopping and other vital trips. Other support offered include loving, listening hearts for hundreds of otherwise-isolated seniors, health and welfare monitoring, case management, nutrition education, referrals for mental health, benefits enrollment and/or restoration, social and spiritual needs, and emergency assistance. Financial assistance is available.
Our list of programs is extensive and includes Healthy Transformation, ART Reach programs, Mobile Health Unit, AARP Defensive Driving, arts & crafts, book club, basic computer & internet training and SO much more!
Our Senior Wellness program serves those seniors who are at least 55 years old. We offer numerous exercise classes including Line Dancing, Zumba, Stretch/Yoga and Silver Stretch & Tone, all taught by trained fitness instructors. Our fitness room includes a treadmill, elliptical machine and stationary bike, as well as weights and various other machines; our fitness instructor will instruct you on how to work the machines and get you started. Our Wellness Center is specifically designed for seniors with easy access to fitness equipment and we offer special exercise classes for wheelchair/walker-bound clients.
Our beautiful art room offers a variety of classes including mixed media, painting, crafting and our popular “Around the Quilt” which engages discussion and a project about a different topic each month. In addition, we offer a variety of programs including Bingo, Medicare counseling, ESL classes, Bible Study, Holy Rosary, gardening and so much more! Please click on the monthly calendar to see all of our activities. Sign-up for activities is required and takes only about 15 minutes.
For more information, please contact us at 281.202.6200.
The Mamie George Community Center provides Grandparents Raising Grandchildren workshops to help grandparents with the challenges of caring for their grandchildren. The workshops cover a range of topics, including computer training and information sessions about the legal and school systems, while children receive tutoring and homework help.
For more information about the program, contact Debra Zagala at DZagala@CatholicCharities.org.
Our Blessed Beginnings Life Center now offers parenting classes every Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Mamie George for families in Fort Bend.
Catholic Charities' Blessed Beginnings Life Center is committed to the sanctity of human life, offering support to parents from pregnancy through their child’s fifth birthday. We offer parenting classes, counseling and material assistance to help parents have healthy babies and children.
Program participants may be eligible for free baby items and material assistance.
For more information or to sign up for classes, please call 713.874.6760.
Catholic Charities Women Veteran Services offers hope for women who have served this country and are in crisis. We help through financial assistance for rent, mortgage, food, employment and education guidance, and through other services.
Mamie George Community Center
1111 Collins Road, Richmond, Texas 77469
Main Number – 281.202.6200
FAX – 281.202.6299
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To learn how you or your business/organization can support programs at the Mamie George Community Center, the Rio Bend Foster Care Community, and other programs or schedule a tour, please contact: 281.202.6200
Partnerships & Collaborations – 281.202.6224
Donations – 281.202.6220
Volunteer Opportunities – 281.202.6222 or click here.