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Catholic Housing Initiative Announces St Jude Center – Park Central

Hotel to Pandemic Response to Housing Solution DALLAS – October 20, 2020 –Catholic Charities Dallas (CCD) and Catholic Housing Initiative (CHI) have unveiled plans for a new project to address housing insecurity and homelessness in Dallas, on the heels of the second anniversary of their first collaboration, St. Jude Center – Forest, a highly successful […]

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The Catholic Foundation Responds with a Grant for New Roofing

Throughout 2018, a significant number of housing and charitable entities combined to create affordable and senior housing in North Dallas. The newly renovated St. Jude Center was developed to provide permanent supportive housing and tools to become self-sufficient for 104 formerly homeless people aged 55 and older. In the Fall of 2018, as construction was […]

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St. Jude Center Opens with Help of $500K Grant from Frost Bank and FHLB Dallas

Grant Funded Rehabilitation of $5.9 Million Residential Complex for Homeless Seniors DALLAS, TEXAS, October 12, 2018 — A 2018 census conducted by Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance (MDHA) found that homelessness is no longer only a central city issue, and it’s become more severe. Exacerbating the problem was the fact that the city of Dallas lacked […]

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Dallas Mayor, others hail opening of $6M homeless facility

This original story appeared in the Dallas Morning News: By CORBETT SMITH Staff Writer corbettsmith@dallasnews.com NORTHWEST DALLAS  — At Wednesday’s grand opening of the St. Jude Center, Bobby Holmes stood at the door, resplendent in a black tuxedo. He was home. The 63-year-old Army vet is one of the first residents at the 104-unit, $6 million […]

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St. Jude Center Celebrates Grand Opening

NEW PERMANENT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING FOR OVER 100 HOMELESS SENIORS OPENS IN DALLAS Project Reflects Unique Collaboration Among Nonprofit Partners DALLAS – October 1, 2018 – Over 100 of Dallas’ current homeless population have a new place to call home with the newly opened St. Jude Center, a permanent supportive housing community (PSH) for homeless seniors. […]

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LaEstrella Begins Occupancy in Oak Cliff

LaEstrella, Oak Cliff’s new affordable urban townhome address, is reaching completion and now seeing move-ins as more buyers qualify for financing within the income limitations established for potential homeowners. Developed in cooperation with the City of Dallas, LaEstrella is seen as the place where low income meets high expectations. Built on-time and with budget, the […]

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CHI supports Bishop’s Golf Tournament

CHI is proud to announce it is a sponsor of the Bishop’s Invitational Golf Tournament to be played September 18, 2017. The Tournament raises approximately $500,000 for Diocesan schools which is distributed for tuition on a needs basis. For more information, see http://bishopsgolf.org/ You may also see the ad which appears in the Tournament program 2017 […]

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CHI to Open St. Jude Center in Dallas

One of the members of Catholic Housing Initiative, St. Jude Inc, is planning to open St Jude Center in the fourth quarter of 2018. St. Jude Center will be 100 apartment units dedicated for supportive housing which is regular apartments paired with services such as counseling. The project is a collaboration with Catholic Charities-Dallas who […]

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