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Care for Our Community Continues with Essential Services, Determination & Compassion During COVID-19

We are here. The needs in our community and our challenges are greater than ever as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Catholic Charities programs and services are essential as we rebuild together and work toward equity and opportunity for all. 

Our critical services today reflect our flexible response to the deepening crisis our neighbors experience as a result of COVID-19 and include:

  • Helping thousands of undocumented adults residing in California who have been affected by COVID-19 apply for vital, one-time financial assistance through the state-funded Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants (DRAI) project;
  • Staffing a 63-room hotel for homeless families during shelter-in-place and providing robust problem solving to move these families out of homelessness when the pandemic is over;
  • Helping San Francisco families remain housed by providing financial assistance for rent, medical bills, groceries, and utilities through the Silicon Valley Community Foundation COVID-19 Regional Response Fund;
  • Helping San Francisco families and individuals, regardless of immigration status, maintain housing stability through temporary financial assistance through the Give2SF COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund;
  • Distributing groceries and providing delivery services weekly to hundreds of seniors and neighbors who otherwise would go hungry as they shelter-in-place;
  • Conducting hundreds of phone interviews and consultations with immigrants;
  • Providing care, comfort, and safety to the many adults with HIV/AIDS living at our five
    residential programs who are high-risk if they contract COVID-19 due to their compromised
    immune systems; and
  • Continuing to offer compassionate, therapeutic care to children and youth who have been
    traumatized, neglected, and abused or who are coming out of the juvenile justice system
    while they shelter-in-place at our residential care programs.

Every day, our teams bravely and tirelessly support those in our community who are most vulnerable. 

Our programs are open and our dedicated employees continue to care for our neighbors in accordance with all the safety measures to keep them and those we serve safe. 

As never before, we need your support. Give today to help ensure we can meet the needs of our community today and tomorrow.

Our Impact This Year

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  • People Safely Housed


  • Immigrants served by CILSS


  • Meals & Groceries Distributed


  • People Received Rent Subsidies


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