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.

HUD Counseling

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.

Employment Services

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.

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.

Step 1

Complete the initial survey to see if qualifications are met. 

Step 2

Intake specialist will schedule a financial coaching appointment.

Step 3

Receive access to Employment Coaching and HUD Counseling services

Disclosure: In partnership with Notre Dame’s Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO), Next Gen Wealth Academy 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 Next Gen Wealth Academy. If a client is placed into the Control group, they will be provided with resources and information on Catholic Charities services and partner referrals.

David Hernandez

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.

Employment Services

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
  • Lyft
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.

Are you an employer?

Register as a Financial Stability and Career Services partner to help clients find career opportunities.

HUD Counseling

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.

First Time Homebuyers Class

Obtain your first-time homebuyer certificate needed for a home purchase.