older children, international children and those with special needs.
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Catholic Charities provides professional counseling and casework services for individuals, marriages and families experiencing a
variety of social, emotional and interpersonal problems.
Offering objective counseling services without costs, Catholic Charities aims to help people deal with the emotional and social
stress of an unplanned pregnancy. Our agency also provides assistance in securing appropriate medical and financial resources.
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Catholic Charities recruits, evaluates and licenses families as foster homes to provide temporary care for dependent, abused,
neglected children until permanent planning can be arranged for their future security. Counseling services are also made
available to the child, foster family and natural family.
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Building stronger and happier families is the purpose of Catholic Charities Parenting Programs. Ten week courses are designed
to help families grow by addressing traditional values from a cultural viewpoint and focusing on interdependence and the
priority of children.
tutoring, mentoring and securing day care.
Catholic Charities offers a professional counseling program to children in Catholic grade schools. Services include case
identification, referral, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling and classroom intervention.
Bilingual Outreach Services
For the growing Spanish speaking community in our Diocese, Catholic Charities offers programs to link individuals and
families with appropriate marriage, family, and other types of counseling.
For individuals and families in need of food, clothing, shelter and employment, Catholic Charities helps to meet the needs
of the less fortunate and enable them to become self-sufficient.
facilities by resolving problems and grievances, providing information and encouraging facilities and others to be more
responsive to the needs of older adults. In addition, we work with parishes and local communities to promote awareness
of the needs of the elderly and of resources available in the community.
With the goal of earliest self-sufficiency and belonging, Catholic Charities provides a wide array of services to incoming
immigrants and refugees which include arranging suitable housing, food, clothing and sponsors.
Catholic Charities aims to provide access to appropriate health care in a dignified manner for persons on Medicaid by
distributing patient caseload in an equitable and voluntary manner among participating physicians. Through our referral
line we assess client needs and match patients with available physicians who are recruited on a continuing basis.