What is Catholic Charities?
Catholic Charities is a non-profit society committed to providing a safety net for people in need. Catholic Charities does this by supporting its two subsidiary organizations, Catholic Social Services and the Sign of Hope Society.
Through these two organizations Catholic Charities is able to provide people from all walks of life and religions the help they need to not only make it through the tough times, but take control of their future and make the most of their lives.
More than 1,200 women and men work for Catholic Charities and their subsidiaries with a common zeal to protect the innocent, empower the weak and to value the inherent worth of each and every person we serve regardless of faith, culture, creed, sexual orientation or financial status.
More than 60,000 children, women and men receive help from Catholic Social Services each year.
What is the relationship between Catholic Charities and Catholic Social Services?
The two organizations are very closely related. Catholic Charities is the parent organization responsible for providing support and resources that Catholic Social Services needs to operate on a daily basis.
Catholic Social Services is a subsidiary of Catholic Charities that provides services and programs directly to the people of our community.
for Frequently Asked Questions about Catholic Social Services.