Throughout the year, we distribute food, clothing, and toiletries to the local homeless of the Permian Basin.
We provide healthy food boxes for individuals and family's
faced with missing meals.
Housing & Transportation
For appropriate situations we can provide quick temporary housing in emergency situations.
*Red Cross or Odessa Police Department referral is required.
We provide financial assistance to individuals and families who have experience a crisis. We can assist in funds for utilities, bus passes, identification cards, antibiotic prescription assistance, school supplies (as available).
Emergency Services Program
Required Supporting Documents Checklist
** IF ALL DOCUMENTS ARE NOT PRESENTED TO CASEWORKER AT TIME OF INTERVIEW, YOUR CASE WILL BE CLOSED AND WILL NOT BE RESCHEDULED. **
Services are offered to residents of Ector County
Government Issued Identification Card,
Social Security Card for yourself and for each member of the household
2 months of check stubs
2 months of Bank Statements
Current HUD / Housing Authority Agreement
VA Benefits Award Letter
Social Security / Disability Award letter
Food Stamps/ SNAP Award Letter
Unemployment Benefits Award Letter
TANF Award Letter
Current Child Support Award Letter or Legal Agreement *must be file stamped
If not receiving Child Support, please bring a registration letter from the Attorney General
CURRENT rent or house payment receipt or copy of HUD contract, if you are receiving any kind of rent assistance.
Tax receipt if you own your home, utility bill must be in your name.
What happened to the money you would have used to pay your bill/rent?
Receipt of payment for a hospital bill or emergency room visit, vehicle repair receipt etc.
Doctors statement (with all contact information) requiring you to be out of work - this will be verified.
How will you pay your bill/rent next month?
Letter from employer on Letterhead stating that your hours will be increased.
Letter from new employer on Letterhead stating your hire date, start date, hours, and payrate.
Landlord Form (will be provided by Catholic Charities) –Must be completed by your Landlord to ensure they will work out a payment arrangement/plan with no eviction.
Current Lease Agreement or Contract
Texas Workforce Enrollment Form (signed and showing active search for employment)
If pregnant with complications, provide diagnosis and Doctor’s Inability to Work Letter
If you are awaiting a Disability or Workman’s Comp claim, please bring current Doctor’s Inability to Work Letter