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The staff at ChristianWorks is here to help the many members of our community who have been directly and indirectly impacted by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Our hearts go out to those whose lives have been touched and changed by this disaster.  If you have relatives or friends affected by the hurricane, we want you to know that the ChristianWorks staff is available to provide support and counseling.

  • Our licensed counseling staff will provide individual and family counseling to survivors of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita free of charge.
  • Our counselors are also available to churches and groups who wish to hold support meetings, both for survivors and for the many dedicated individuals who are ministering to the survivors. Volunteers hearing the stories of the horrors faced by the evacuees may need support in coping with their emotions.
  • Please contact us at 972.960.9981 or by email at if you have other needs we may be able to address.

The following resources are on subjects helpful to individuals as they care and interact with survivors of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. These resources may be printed, copied and used in any setting.

If you have questions or concerns for a friend or relative, please call our professional counselors at 972.960.9981.

  • Listening Tips
  • Communication "Leads"
  • Alternative Statements When Confronting the Crisis of Grief
  • Denial, Shock, and Numbness
  • Children, Illness, Loss, and Death
  • Spiritual Perspectives on Children and Grief:
    Explaining Circumstances and Losses to Children