Financial freedom through education
Serving, educating, and empowering individuals and families to obtain long term financial stability
Financial Coaching and Education
Our financial coaches meet with clients one-on-one or in a group setting to learn about credit, savings, debt, and managing expenses. Those that qualify will have access to financial assistance and other program incentives.
The housing counselor provides support, education, and resources to clients on topics such as homebuying, foreclosure prevention, post-purchase, and rental counseling. For first time homebuyers, we provide the HUD approved class and certificate needed by lenders, realtors, and down payment assistance programs.
Provides job market counseling to help unemployed or underemployed individuals access support services such as job placement, resume assistance, training programs, and job skills training assistance.
Interested in financial stability or career coaching?
To inquire about our programs and services, please contact us below. For assistance, resources, or more information, please call us at 214-389-1435.
Are you behind on your rent or mortgage and utilities?
We have been provided with limited funds to financially assist those that are struggling with a rent or mortgage payment and utility bills.
- Must reside in Dallas or Collin county.
- Must be 18 years or older.
- Must meet with a housing counselor.
- Must be a part of a Catholic Charities Dallas program or ready to begin services.
Note: everyone can apply regardless of immigration status.
Financial Coaching & Education
We offer 1-to-1 coaching and group education at no cost, to support and encourage your financial goals by creating an action plan. We are flexible with your schedule and we’ll be with you every step of the way.
Intake specialist will schedule a financial coaching appointment.
Receive access to Employment Coaching and HUD Counseling services
Disclosure: In partnership with Notre Dame’s Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO), the Financial Stability and Career services program will take part in a research project that will study the impact of the services we provide. As part of the study, any client interested in our services will be randomized via a survey done at intake to be placed into a “Treatment” or “Control” group.
Those that are placed into the Treatment group will receive all the services being offered by the Financial Stability and Career Services program. If a client is placed into the Control group, they will be provided with resources and information on Catholic Charities services and partner referrals.
Filled with hope
Listen to David Hernandez talk about his journey through unemployment, mounting debt, and financial insecurity.
His dedication and hard work with Catholic Charities led him to financial security and peace of mind.
How we can help
Our Employment Services team offers assistance by providing job market counseling and helping clients define their career goals.
The job placement program collaborates and leverages relationships with employers and the broader business community to help provide unemployed or underemployed individuals access to rewarding jobs.
Job counselors work closely with clients to assist them in:
- Filling out job applications and resume building
- Preparing for interviews and understanding employer expectations
- Pre-employment orientation
- Job placement and follow-up support
Past client placements include:
- Luke Community United Methodist Church
- Desoto Nursing and Rehab Center
- Dallas Cowboys
Opportunities and resources
Our program assesses clients for training programs that fit their schedule, income needs and personal goals, and helps guide them through the application process. We provide access to countless training programs, many of which are linked in partnership with the Dallas County Community College District. Most programs are free or low cost.
Our Housing Counseling program aims to educate the community on aspects of home ownership which involve the preparation and purchasing process, as well as the topics of credit, debt, and budgeting. Furthermore, the program intends to prevent foreclosure by meeting clients where they are, at any stage of the situation.
Meet Our Team
Meet our team of certified counselors and financial experts helping clients gain financial independence.