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 […]

Catholic Charities Commits $500,000 to Support Long-Term Recovery in Galveston County

HOUSTON – November 5, 2018 – Catholic Charities Disaster Recovery Services announced its partnership with the Fuller Center Disaster Rebuilders (Fuller Center) to build up to five homes for families impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Catholic Charities is building on its existing relationship with Fuller Center, which included funding to rebuild homes that were damaged. Now, […]

Catholic Charities’ Senior VP of Programs Presents at International Conference in China

06.06.2018 Natalie Wood, senior vice president of programs for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese  of Galveston-Houston, recently presented to the International Conference on Disaster Social Work for Children, in Chengdu, China. After Hurricane Harvey’s destructive force last fall, Catholic Charities became intricately involved with post-storm relief efforts. Wood presented Catholic Charities’ experiences and lessons learned […]