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Faithfully Serving Southeast Texas
Providing Help. Creating Hope.

Our Mission Statement:
People of faith responding to needs by serving, teaching, building community, and preserving the dignity of individuals and families of Southeast Texas.

Our Goals:
Provide everyone the opportunity to make their lives better.

Provide integrated services that help children become good citizens, leaders and responsible adults.

Develop stewards who use thier time, talent, and treasure to help people in need.

Sign up now for Catholic Faith in Action Advocacy Day in Austin, TX

Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas coordinates Advocacy Day for the Diocese of Beaumont when the Texas Legislature convenes for its biennial session. On April 4, 2017, 3000+ Catholics from across the state will gather in Austin to present issues of concern to all people of faith. You can be an advocate by attending the day in Austin, writing or calling state representatives and senators, attending training sessions on social justice issues, and/or praying for the success of the initiatives. All are welcome.

Use the link below to register to attend Advocacy Day as part of the Diocese of Beaumont delegation, and to receive information on training being held in Beaumont leading up to the day. Registration for group travel to the April 4 event closes on March 17, 2017.  For additional information, contact Coquese Williams,
or (409) 924-4400, ext. 4415.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)
Contact Matt Hopson at (409) 924-4425 or
by email:
Click here for more information: VITA Volunteer Application

Catholic Charities is set to serve again this year as a site for the
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program.
The VITA Program provides FREE  income tax preparation services for low to moderate income families who qualify.
We will be offering regular tax preparation services.
 Click here for more information: FREE TAX HELP
Click here for a list of local Community Tax Centers: LOCATIONS
Click here for information on what to bring with you: CHECKLIST

Fundamentals of Good Credit - SPRING 2017: Registration is now being accepted!

Families accepted into ABC will participate in a variety of classes on money management & home buyer education (Fundamentals of Good Credit classes). Each family will be required to establish a pattern of regular savings.  Individual Development Accounts (IDA) may be available to those who qualify. These savings accounts will provide a two-to-one match for the money that the family saves to allow them to buy a home, go to college or attend a vocational school.

Click here to view, print or email a copy of the curriculum for the Fundamentals of Good Credit classes.

Click here to print the Registration Form: Spring 2017 sessions or click this link below to REGISTER ONLINE:


Catholic Charities is charged by the Diocese of Beaumont to defend and insure the preservation of human dignity. Inspired by the social teachings of the Church, we strive to improve the lives of those individuals and families who utilize our services, by recognizing and addressing the evolving needs of our society. It is our vision to achieve a universal community that is stronger physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually, willing and empowered to care for the needs of all its members.

Services of Catholic Charities are available in most counties comprising the territory of the Diocese of Beaumont: Jefferson, Orange, Hardin, Chambers, Jasper, Liberty, Newton, Polk, and Tyler.  Catholic Charities provides services to individuals and families regardless of their religious beliefs.

Catholic Charities currently operates seven programs:

Our success in Providing Help and Creating Hope is contingent on the strength of our volunteer program, as well as financial support from contractual agreements, the Diocese of Beaumont and other dioceses, fellow Catholic Charities agencies, local businesses, generous foundations and caring individuals.  We are humbled by our ability to assist our community through the efforts of our supporters. Together with our supporters, we strive to makeSoutheast Texas a better place to live.

If you are interested in learning more about the programs we offer or how you can become involved in our mission, please view the Programs tab of our webpage, contact us at, call (409) 924-4400:

If you are in need of some form of charitable assistance, please contact the agency during ordinary business hours (9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday) by calling (409) 924-4426. Please do not email requests for charitable aid. 

Religious Liberty & Service to All

Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas is pleased to reflect the moral values of the Catholic Church in its services. Yet, in keeping with Catholic social principles, Catholic Charities shows no preference for any particular religion when serving those in need.

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has expressed grave reservations about threats to religious liberty emerging in America that could compromise the value-based services of institutions like Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas.

We invite you to take a few minutes to review the bishops' concerns regarding religious freedom and lend your voice of support and your prayers to the chorus of those asking God and national leaders to help our nation remain faithful to its heritage. Thank you!

Click here to see a statement from the Catholic bishops about religious liberty.

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Impact Shopping Program

Purchases from hundreds of major retailers made by linking through our website to the Impact Shopping site earn us a share of the proceeds at no additional cost to you! Thanks for helping support our mission!

Click here to be taken to the Impact Shopping site

Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas is a member of the Southeast Texas Healthy Families Coalition.  The purpose of the coalition is to organize family life and marriage education that helps families acquire the skills & knowledge necessary to form and sustain healthy relationships.  For more information click here:

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Helping us to help others…. 96% of all donated funds go directly to support those in need.  Donate online today or contact us with inquiries.

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We encourage you to "shop local" whenever you can but if you are doing some online shopping, please sign up and use an Amazon Smile account.  Anything purchased through AmazonSmile earns 0.5% for Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas and all you need to do is shop as you normally do with  

It's easy to start a "Smile" account.  Go to: and select Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas to receive your donation. Afterwards, when you place an order, simply log-in through instead of for your purchases to earn money for Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas.


Assisting those in need is a rewarding experience.  Come be a part of our team and volunteer today.

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Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas2780 Eastex FreewayBeaumont, Texas 77703 • Phone: 409.924.4400