Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas

Address
2780 Eastex Freeway
Beaumont, TX 77703
Contact Information
Email: 
crobertson@catholiccharitiesbmt.org
Phone Number: 
(409) 924-4419
General Information
Service Description: 

The agency’s mission is to be a People of faith responding to needs by serving, teaching, building community, and preserving the dignity of individuals and families in Southeast Texas.” 

Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas is a faith-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that serves children and families through seven diverse programs. The agency has been in service to the community since 1976. The programs bring child and family services, disaster response, asset building case management, daily food service, immigration legal advocacy, grief support and counseling services to the community. In keeping with the mission of the agency these services emphasize assistance to low-to-moderate income individuals. Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas makes its services available to all without regard to race, gender, religion, age or national origin. The Seven Programs of Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas: Asset Building Case Management combines financial education with long-term case management, helping families develop spending plans, repair their credit, increase their savings and make progress toward home ownership or continued education. Free income tax preparation and matched savings accounts are also services available to eligible clients. Counseling Services provides professional individual, family, and group counseling via a sliding fee scale. Disaster Response provides financial assistance and long-term case management to help families rebuild their lives after major disasters. Emergency assistance is also provided for families facing a temporary financial crisis. Elijah’s Place gives peer and adult support to children ages 5 – 18 who are grieving the death of a parent or sibling. Hospitality Center provides a clean, safe and dignified environment where those with limited resources have access to a hearty, midday meal every day of the year. Immigration Services is the only regional nonprofit recognized by the Board of Immigration Appeals and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service as a provider of immigration legal services such as family visa petitions, naturalization applications, and self-petitions for battered immigrants. Parish Social Ministry lends support and training resources to local church leaders and members working to organize social justice advocacy teams and social ministry services. 

 

 

 

Resource Type

Miscellaneous

Provides Disaster Recovery Support

Hurricane Harvey

Harvey Resources and Services

Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas’ Disaster Response Program strives to meet the needs of our nine county service area to assist with mitigation, preparation, relief and recovery efforts in response to and anticipation of disasters, as well as to coordinate these efforts with other organizations throughout the communities. We only offer Disaster Case Management in four of our nine counties. For directed assistance for the disaster case management program, contact Chris Robertson, Disaster Relief Director, by email crobertson@catholiccharitiesbmt.org or by phone at 409-924-4419.
Keywords:
Assistance

Eligibility Requirements

In keeping with the mission of Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas, the seven programs emphasize assistance to low-to-moderate income residents of a nine-county territory that includes Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk and Tyler Counties. Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas makes its services available to ALL people without regard to religious affiliation, race, gender, age, or national origin. The only criteria is the need of the person.

Age Groups Served:
Adult
Senior
Languages Accommodated: 
English
Spanish
Fee Structure: 
No Cost
Payment Types Accepted: 
Not Applicable
Non-Profit Status: 
Non-Profit