EIN 74-1109733

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston Houston

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Founded in 1943, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s mission is to help people in southeast Texas by providing caring, compassionate services and advocating for social justice in collaboration with parishes and communities.
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Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston Houston is child organization, under the parent exemption from United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).
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Program areas at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston Houston

Services that strengthen families helps individuals and families who are currently struggling to access adequate food, clothing, and long-term housing. the family assistance program provides those who are impoverished with the basic necessities of food, shelter, clothing, medication, and transportation. the disaster recovery program provides financial support and case management to all those in need in the wake of disasters. Counseling and behavioral health clinic provides mental health services to low income families and individuals both in a clinical setting and in inner city Catholic schools. Catholic Charities stable homes program provides housing services, including rental assistance to prevent homelessness. In 2021, the agency served as co-administrator of the houston-harris county emergency rental assistance program.
Nurturing and caring for children includes the blessed beginnings program, which assists young parents during pregnancy and their children up to age five with medical referrals, education, counseling services, parenting and life skills coaching. Through the st. jerome emiliani foster care program, the agency provides a nurturing home environment for unaccompanied refugee children and youth in the homes of foster families where they are provided with education, medical care, life skills, english classes, and legal assistance. In addition, the agency works with the u.s. office of refugee resettlement to reunite children who are detained after entering the country lacking proper documentation with relatives while they are in a loving, stable environment at st. michael's home for children.
Immigration and refugee services provides help through the refugee resettlement program to government-approved refugees in becoming self-sufficient by providing education, housing, food, financial assistance, cultural orientation, job development, and family reunification services. the agency also provides a range of legal services, including education, assessment, counseling, representation and advocacy for immigrants, refugees, and victims of human trafficking and other violent crimes. St. frances cabrini center for immigration legal assistance is dedicated to providing high quality, low-cost and pro bono legal services to immigrants and refugees who would otherwise not be able to obtain legal representation.
Disaster relief and response: disaster recovery provides support to all those in need with a priority focus on low-income populations, including seniors and those living at or below the poverty line in the wake of disasters such as hurricane harvey,floods, other hurricanes and the covid 19 pandemic. the agency provides a variety of disaster recovery services including: -distribution of donated goods such as household items, cleaning items, grocery and gas cards, diapers, etc.-intakes and needs assessments for disaster victims-basic needs services such as foods distribution, temporary and emergency shelter assistance, rental assistance, and medication assistance-home repair assistance-relocation and furniture/household goods replacements-short-term and long-term case management, including assistance with registering for and receiving federal disaster assistance and other assistance programs-mental health services for victims of disaster
Services provided to seniors, women veterans and others include the women veterans program, which provides financial assistance, employment readiness skills, and support groups to help women veterans who need stability and support to rebuild their lives after facing the challenges of homelessness, domestic violence, and other life-changing events. Seniors are helped through houston-based case management and the mamie george community center, which offers nutritious weekday meals, financial assistance and socialization opportunities to low income seniors.

Who funds Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston Houston

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Catholic Charities Fort Worth (CCFW)To Provide Refugee Case Management Assistance and Refugee Social Services To Eligible Refugee Clients.$16,075,553
Houston EndowmentProgram Support To Strengthen the Refugee Resettlement Infrastructure in Greater Houston$1,000,000
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS)Children Services$485,152
...and 67 more grants received totalling $22,588,945

Personnel at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston Houston

Cynthia Nunes ColbertPresident and Chief Executive Officer$188,564
Bart FerrellChief Operating Officer$129,856
Kendrick SolomonVice President of Finance
Brian GillenVice President of Development and Stewardship$130,755
Natalie WoodSenior Vice President of Programs$111,163
...and 14 more key personnel

Financials for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston Houston

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$214,475,572
Program services$776,888
Investment income and dividends$175,544
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$9,100
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-455,727
Net income from fundraising events$1,898,453
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$30,739
Total revenues$216,910,569

Form 990s for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston Houston

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-15990View PDF
2021-062022-05-12990View PDF
2020-062021-04-21990View PDF
2019-062021-01-21990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
...and 11 more Form 990s
Data update history
February 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 29 new grant, including a grant for $16,075,553 from Catholic Charities Fort Worth (CCFW)
October 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 8 new grant, including a grant for $350,000 from Henderson-Wessendorff Foundation
August 22, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
August 19, 2023
Received grants
Identified 61 new grant, including a grant for $1,500,000 from Houston Endowment
August 12, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
Nonprofit Types
Human service organizationsHousing and shelter organizationsChapter / child organizationsCharities
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General information
2900 Louisiana St
Houston, TX 77006
Metro area
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
Harris County, TX
Website URL
(713) 526-4611
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IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
P20: Human Service Organizations
NAICS code, primary
62422: Community Housing Services
Parent/child status
Child within group exemption
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