Catholic Charities Services helping elders, families and
children in need:
- Older and disabled
adults maintain their independence by receiving home care services
while others enjoy the companionship of our volunteer visitors.
- Low-income seniors
learn new job skills by working at numerous area agencies as senior
- Homebound elders and
people who would otherwise be alone enjoy Thanksgiving and Christmas
dinners with the aid of many volunteers.
- Families receive
emergency assistance, food and help with budgeting skills to prevent
homelessness, while others find useable, wearable clothing at the
Catholic Charities boutique.
- Parents and children
find emergency shelter and transitional services at Catholic Charities
Youville House and at the Little Brown House
through Catholic Charities partnership with St. Mary's Parish.
- Women of all ages
receive post-abortion counseling through Project Rachel.
- Many parents and
children benefit from the encouragement and instruction of parent aides.
- A child completed
his journey to his adoptive family, while prospective adoptive
families are helped to access adoption services. Many others locate
their adoptive histories.
- Adult learners,
assisted by volunteer tutors, pursue educational and life goals
through improved literacy.
- Refugee and
immigrant youngsters are tutored after school weekly by college
students through a partnership between Catholic Charities and the
African Community Project.
- Families discover
strength by building life skills through our Family Resource Center
Catholic Charities Services helping families who seek
independence and community support:
- People volunteer in
the resettlement and homeless programs.
- Newcomers (asylees, refugees and immigrants) living throughout
Worcester County with limited financial means receive free medical
physicals, lab work and medical documentation in their quest for US
citizenship and permanent residency through a partnership of Catholic
Charities and St. Luke's Health Center.
- People participate
in citizenship education and while others obtain immigration
- Former refugees find
help in their resettlement and in beginning new lives in the Untied States and others are enrolled in
- Immigrants and
refugees process legal documents that eventually lead to permanent
residency and citizenship.
- Men at Crozier House
continue their pursuit of sobriety, while additional men live in the
community through Crozier's collaboration with St. John's Parish.
- People with multiple
sclerosis are assisted in their efforts to live independently.
- Many of our
neighbors access information and referral services.
Catholic Charities Services helping families faced with
- Young adults find
jobs through Mercy Centre's employment services and job training or
receive community based day services.
- Hearing impaired
people find comfort and companionship through deaf ministry.