and Families - Whether the need is a loving home for foster care
or help with substance abuse, Catholic Charities provides an integrated
system of services to children and families, including early learning centers
and Head Start programs with Early Childhood Educated Staff, parenting classes,
job placement training, and mental health counseling
Persons with Disabilities - Catholic Charities provides services to children and adults with disabilities, enabling them to live to their fullest potential. Social and recreational activities, such as summer and day camp and monthly dances, provide opportunities for enrichment. Life skills training and in-home personal care help meet the challenges and triupmphs of living independently.
Emergency Assistance - Whether they are the working poor or unemployed and homeless, the number of people with emergency and transitional needs continue to grow. Grounded in Catholic social teaching, Catholic Charities is motivated to assist those with the most basic needs of food and shelter, but strives to help move people beyond permanent crisis. Additional services include job readiness training, mental health counseling and substance abuse support groups
Older Adults - As our population ages, older adults and their families are met with new challenges. Catholic Charities works with seniors to ensure they maintain their dignity of life with attention to emotional, social and spiritual needs. We offer a range of living options - from independent living to skilled nursing care. For those elders who choose to remain in their home, Catholic Charities helps to provide home visits, meal delivery, transportation services and adult day activities. Catholic Charities' hospice services extends its quality of care, compassion and support for those who enter life's final journey.
Under the leadership of the Bishop of Cleveland and inspired by the Gospel message, Catholic Charities continues the mission of Jesus by providing vision and leadership for those who respond to the health and human needs and the social concerns of the people of the Diocese of Cleveland. We extend the reign of God in this time and place as we work with others to build a just and compassionate society that respects the dignity of every person.