Catholic Charities' policy is to consider for membership agencies that meet the following criteria:

  • Organized under the governance of a voluntary Board of Directors
  • Provide effective direct social, health, community or related services to meet an identified need in a specific geographic area of the Archdiocese
  • Ensure service provided is consistent with the pastoral, moral and social teachings of the Catholic Church; and financially viable

Children and Youth

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Providing children with support from neglect and physical, sexual and emotional abuse; quality day care for children from low-income families; and, offering disadvantaged boys a summer camping experience.

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Community / Family Services

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Community outreach, family-life education and advocacy to improve social services and access for those lacking food, clothing and shelter. Counselling services to end family violence improve spousal relationships and help heal family problems and emotional trauma.

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People with Special Needs

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Residential and community support for children and young adults with developmental disabilities; and, supportive adult communities for men recovering from addictions and for men and women with mental health issues. Services for the deaf and their families.

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Seniors

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Support services and housing for sick, elderly and disabled seniors, including services geared to the Francophone community. Home visits and programs for isolated persons.

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Young Parents

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Providing support and educational services to young, pregnant women, and young parents and their children.

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Affiliated Organizations

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Affiliated organizations are non-member agencies that receive annual funding from Catholic Charities for identified community needs.

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