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After years of homelessness, Catholic Charities Dallas helps client find home

Catholic Charities Dallas’ Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) program is a long-term assistance and support services program that houses chronically homeless clients. EHV provides intensive case management to support, refer, and work toward housing stability.   When Antonio Moore first connected with Catholic Charities Dallas in March 2022, he had been homeless for years and was living in the Meyers Jeffries encampment in South Dallas. While living in the encampment, he met a member of the city of Dallas’ Street [...]

2023-07-02T11:57:13-05:00Client Stories|

International Foster Care Program building life-long skills

Catholic Charities Dallas’ International Foster Care program provides foster care and independent living placement to Unaccompanied Refugee Minors in the Children’s Services program, primarily aged 14 to 21. This week, our International Foster Care program held their Summer Life Skills Camp for unaccompanied refugee and immigrant youth in our care. The camp is a unique opportunity to provide our young adults with lessons about life skills they’ll need to become confident and independent members of our society. At [...]

2023-06-15T16:12:28-05:00Client Stories|

Formerly homeless senior finds new home thanks to CCD and community partners

The CCD Brady Senior Services empowers adults 60 years and older to maintain their independence by providing services that focus on health and wellness for aging adults. Located in West Dallas at the CCD Marillac Community Center, Brady Senior Services offers a safe and loving community for seniors during the week. That community and support doesn’t stop when the doors close. Our client Tim, who has participated in our senior services programs for the last six years, knows [...]

2023-06-14T13:40:34-05:00Client Stories|

International Foster Care – What’s it all about?

Photo of Children's Services client, Tiblets Abreha, who arrived at Catholic Charities Dallas five years ago as an Unaccompanied Refugee Minor from Eritrea. She is now a cross country runner at the University of North Texas. Today we are talking with Angela Fox, who leads the International Foster Care program at Catholic Charities Dallas. Angela, thank you for meeting with me today to talk about the International Foster Care program? Thank you, [...]