Parenting classes strengthen families

May 15th, 2023|Stories|

The CCD Parenting in Action classes provide an opportunity for parents in the community to learn more about different topics, including communicating with children, literacy, budgeting, and more. Material assistance, including diapers, clothing, and more, is available to [...]

Grandmother encouraging love of learning

April 30th, 2023|Stories|

Petra plays an active role in the upbringing of her seven grandchildren, including enrolling them in our Educational Services program, Together We Learn (TWL). She appreciates the program because it allows her family to learn and prepare for [...]

Gina Garcia

February 26th, 2021|Stories|

"My name is Gina Garcia, and I am a wife and young mother of two children. Two months ago, I went to Catholic Charities Dallas food distribution after disaster had struck – my husband had lost his job and [...]

Relocating During Covid-19

February 26th, 2021|Stories|

"I moved to Dallas with my two small children to escape an abusive situation and for a fresh start for us. Before I came, I landed a job with Dallas County Tax Office and moved here two [...]

Going Above and Beyond

February 26th, 2021|Stories|

Originally from Eritrea (located in East Africa), Tiblets arrived at Catholic Charities Dallas' Children's Services five years ago as an Unaccompanied Refugee Minor (URM) at the age of 14. As part of the International Foster Care program, [...]


February 26th, 2021|Stories|

Angelica studied special education and graduated as a technician in speech therapy with a degree in Psychology. Angelica put these skills to work by opening a clinic to help young people in need. Despite both parents working [...]

Pay Rent or Buy Food?

February 26th, 2021|Stories|

If you had to choose between paying your rent or buying groceries for yourself, which would you pick? Decisions like this were a reality for Amir after losing his job and only having a small amount of [...]