DALLAS – Catholic Charities Dallas (CCD) is pleased to announce it has received a $46,026 grant from Texas Access to Justice Foundation (TAJF) CVCLS – LI fund.
These funds will provide free victim-related civil legal services directly to eligible low-income immigrant victims of domestic violence and crime who reside in the 123 county service area of the Dallas District of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
This grant will assist many families who have been victims of violent crimes in Texas to heal and help them on their path to become survivors. Many of the families assisted by CCD in the past have been able to reach financial independence and safety. “We look forward to helping many of these survivors with their civil legal needs.” says Nubia Torres, Director of Immigration Legal Services at CCD.
About Catholic Charities Dallas
For more than 127 years, Catholic Charities Dallas has helped the poor and most vulnerable in four core mission areas: strengthening families, alleviating hunger, preventing homelessness, and welcoming the stranger. Catholic Charities Dallas serves more than 38,000 individuals each year, regardless of their faith. In addition, more than 4,125 people volunteer more than 40,000 hours each year. Our services provide assistance to families in need throughout the nine counties that make up the Diocese of Dallas: Dallas, Collin, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall.
About Texas Access to Justice Foundation
The Texas Access to Justice Foundation (TAJF) is the leading funder of civil legal aid to the poor in Texas. Created in 1984 by the Supreme Court of Texas, TAJF support for civil legal aid benefits hundreds of thousands of low-income Texans including victims of crime, abused and neglected children, veterans, the elderly and the homeless.