Hurricane Laura Information and Resources

How to Help Families Impacted by Hurricane Laura in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana Our neighbors to the East suffered significant damage due to Hurricane Laura. We are helping our fellow Catholic Charities agencies in the affected areas as much as possible. As we determine what the needs are and how we can help, we […]

How to be Prepared for Hurricane Season: Tips, Resources and Checklists from Catholic Charities’ Disaster Recovery

The Greater Galveston-Houston region is no stranger to hurricanes, flooding and other significant natural disaster events. That’s why being prepared for the next disaster is critical. Hurricane season begins June 1. With an expected busy hurricane season coupled with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, being prepared is more important than ever. Catholic Charities’ Disaster Recovery Program […]

How to Help our Neighbors Impacted by the Northwest Houston Explosion

Make a Gift Online Now In January, a powerful explosion was responsible for the destruction of hundreds of homes and businesses in northwest Houston. Two people lost their lives, and several more were injured. Many families are dealing with immediate and urgent challenges – and Catholic Charities is here to provide relief and recovery for […]

Impacted by Tropical Storm Imelda? How to Get Help

Tropical Storm Imelda Disaster Recovery Assistance If you were impacted by Tropical Storm Imelda, please see a list of available resources and information below: Catholic Charities Disaster Recovery Program Call our disaster relief intake line at 713.874.6664 to inquire about assistance. A Disaster Case Manager will contact you within 24 hours to conduct an intake […]

Catholic Charities Food Pantries to Open Saturday for Families Impacted by Imelda

Three of Catholic Charities’ food pantries will be open on Saturday, September 21, 2019 to provide assistance to families impacted by Tropical Storm Imelda. Food pantries in Houston, Richmond and Galveston will offer food assistance, provide referrals and assess individual needs. Licensed counselors will be available on Saturday at the Mamie George Community Center and […]

Two Years Later, Catholic Charities Continues to Help People Recover from Harvey

KINGWOOD – Retirement was already a financial challenge for Lillene Luker. After Hurricane Harvey literally washed the former teacher’s home off its foundation near the banks of the San Jacinto River, retirement got a lot harder. Lillene, 64, takes care of her 85-year-old mother, who was also displaced by the flooding. Lillene and other family […]

Catholic Charities Offers Relief for Individuals Impacted by Recent Flooding

For individuals who were impacted by the recent flooding in the Greater Houston area, Catholic Charities’ Disaster Recovery Program is offering assistance. In partnership with Humble Area Assistance Ministries (HAAM), Catholic Charities will provide one-time assistance to those that qualify on May 22 from 10 am to 1 pm at HAAM’s Main Office location (1204 […]

Harvey Flooding Problems Still Haven’t Drained Away: Catholic Charities Disaster Recovery Services Offer Help in the Galveston County Area

January 16, 2019 Although nearly 18 months have passed since Hurricane Harvey flooded large swaths of southeast Texas, many people who experienced flood-related losses have yet to reclaim their pre-Harvey lives. Homes sit vacant, bills pile up and hope seems out of reach. Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston restores hope to families who […]