Upcoming Events

Save the date for the following happenings

May

Bradenton

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, Inc. will offer a free Homebuyer Education Workshop on Saturday, May 6 from 8 a.m. until 5:35 p.m. in Spanish, and on Monday, May 15 and Tuesday, May 16 from 4:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. in English, and on Saturday, May 27 from 8 a.m. until 5:35 p.m. in English at the Catholic Charities office located at 1219 16th Street West in Bradenton.

Four topics to be covered include: Steps To Successful Home Ownership which includes funds available to home buyers as well as fair housing rights; Winning Credit History/Shopping for a Loan which includes items required to make a loan contract, budget and money management, and the loan and application process; Shopping for a Home/Choosing a Realtor which includes what to know when looking for a home and realtor, understanding a sales contract, and negotiation and home inspection; and Home Ownership which includes what it means to be a home owner, how to care for your home and maintain it, security issues and avoiding foreclosure. 

Participants in the workshop will be eligible for assistance from Manatee and Sarasota counties bond and/or grant programs for down payment and closing costs. For more information and to register for the workshop, please call Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, Inc. in Manatee County at 941-714-7829.

Upcoming workshops include June 10 in Spanish, June 19 and 20 in English, July 8 in English, and July 24 and 25 in English.

June

Sarasota

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, Inc. offers monthly tours of programs in Sarasota County. The next tour will be on Wednesday, June 21 at 9 a.m. Departing from the Catholic Charities office in Sarasota, the tour includes visits to St. Martha's Early Learning Center, Bethesda House, Our Mother's House, and the Catholic Charities Family Haven. The tour will conclude with lunch back at the Sarasota office. To participate, please contact Nikki Cole at 941-355-4680, ext 301 or nmuth@ccdis1.org. Groups and individuals are welcome. Upcoming tour dates include July 19.