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WHO we are

 

The mission of Catholic Charities is to provide for the needs of our community through selfless service under the sign of love. Committed to empowering individuals and families with the goal of fostering independence, we provide over 25 bilingual and culturally sensitive programs in 19 counties throughout the Archdiocese of San Antonio without regard to gender, race, creed, religion, disability, national origin, or socioeconomic status.

For the past 72 years, the agency’s focus has been to provide help and support to those in need so they may discover and enhance their own resources, as well as develop viable coping skills that will improve their personal and social functioning. With a network of social services to help those from birth to the end of life, Catholic Charities offers the help individuals and families need, when they need it most.

Within the past few years Catholic Charities has expanded its services to the community by bringing other organizations under its umbrella, including Senior Community Services in 1999, Catholic Counseling & Consultation Center and Guadalupe Home in 2001, San Antonio Birth Doulas in 2005, and Guadalupe Community Center in 2006.


Ten Things You Should Know About Catholic Charities

 


Established in 1941, Catholic Charities is the largest
Catholic social service agency in San Antonio.

Catholic Charities serves anyone in need
regardless of their race, ethnic background or religious affiliation.



Archdiocese of San Antonio

Catholic Charities serves more than 74,000 people a year
in the 19 counties that make up the Archdiocese of San Antonio.

Catholic Charities feeds, clothes, and provides
housing assistance to more than 25,000 individuals each year.



Catholic Charities is the only agency in Texas that provides
legal guardianship services to families.

Catholic Charities, along with community partners, returned more than
$56,000,000 in tax refunds to the San Antonio community this year.



Catholic Charities operates the
oldest recognized immigration certification program in Texas.

Catholic Charities’ success rate for helping refugees attain
employment within the first six months of arrival is 98%.



Catholic Charities preserves family values by providing 6 parenting
programs and a safe, nurturing home for mothers and their children
.

Catholic Charities directs 93 cents of every dollar
toward helping people in need.


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