God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them
If you or someone you know is in need of the following services, please visit the agency to make an appointment and get a list of required documents required. It is also an opportunity to ask any questions you may have or get assistance to have a caseworker help extend the termination or eviction while waiting for your appointment.
- Rent Assistance
- Partners with the local Police Department, 24 hours a day - 365 days a year, to assist with emergency shelter to those who have been abused or abandoned.
- Assist homeless families with deposits for subsidized housing
- Assistance with utility bills to prevent termination of service
- Counseling services for individuals and families
- U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals Certified Advocate on Site
- Local transportation for those needing to get to work or school
- Client choice food pantry, including toiletries and basic necessities
- Legal document assistance to obtain work or other human services: ID, driver’s license, birth certificate
- Provide school supplies and used school clothing for children
- Christmas gifts
- Coordinate with other social service agencies to obtain further help and assistance for client
- Partnering with the Odessa Tabernacle Family Life Center to help support Odessa’s Hope For Homeless
- Elderly Spring Nursing Home Blessings – Blessing some local nursing home residents with much needed/requested necessities
Family Thrift Store
The profits made from the store are used to help cover half of the cost to operate the building, help with the food pantry and agency service programs. For information on the type of items we are unable to accept or donated items that you may need assistance to be picked up; please contact Angelica at 432-367-7819.
- Provides quality used clothing and shopping at affordable prices to the community
- Donates clothing and shoes to the homeless, children starting school, and dress clothes, shoes and work boots - for those trying to obtain work.
- Provides furniture and household items to families who have experienced recent natural disasters, starting over after long term domestic violence, and single parents starting a new beginning
- Provides winter coats and blankets
Our thrift store always needs the help of wonderful volunteers, especially on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Community members needing volunteer hours for school, parishes and community service, all need to complete a volunteer form and get registered with a caseworker within the agency department.
Cory Learning Center
- GED one-on-one tutoring and exam preparation for those 16 years and older
- Basic high school level tutoring
- Assists GED students with financial assistance towards the GED exam if they are unable to pay
- Basic literacy tools for those under a fifth grade reading level
- Leadership program that prepares and trains one for community leadership, promotes self-sufficiency, life skills, college preparedness and workforce skills.
Your generous contribution will help Catholic Charities assist and educate clients while empowering them to become a stable and contributing member of our community.
To make a contribution, contact our agency, 432.332.1387 or make an online donation via our secure payment processing system.
We are a United Way agency.