Extend a Hand. Change a Life.
  • Empowering people to achieve their full potential
  • Inviting all in need to walk through our front door of hope
  • Providing 65,000 meals annually to those in need
  • Helping 10,000 people annually with a variety of services

Catholic Charities represents Christ’s hands to those in need by empowering our clients to live emotionally healthy lives and achieve their full potential. Serving 10,000 people and over 65,000 meals annually, Catholic Charities provides multiple programs in the areas of Child and Family Services, Counseling Services, Housing Services and Community Outreach.

Child &
Family Services
Child and Family Services

Services include assistance with Adoption and Pregnancy as well as support for family issues, education and community involvement.

  • Pregnancy Counseling
  • Adoption Services
  • Parenting Education
  • School-based Counseling
  • Asset Building for Children

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Counseling Services

Services span a broad range from Mental Health & Substance Use counseling; marriage, and relationship & family counseling.

  • Individual, Child and Family Counseling
  • Substance Use Disorder Services (SUDS)
  • School-Based SUDS Program
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Housing Services

Services include certified financial counseling as well as the operation of 16 housing units in Elsmere for homeless families.

  • St. Joseph Supportive Housing
  • Home Purchase Education
  • Foreclosure Prevention
  • Mortgage Delinquency Counseling
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Outreach Services
Community Outreach Services

Services are focused on the needs of the community:

  • Parish Kitchen
  • Jail Ministry
  • Client Care and Referral
  • Disaster Response
  • Public Policy and Legislative Advocate for Social Justice
  • Human Trafficking
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