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Catholic Charities Youth Club gives students tools to succeed in and out of the classroom

Did you know Catholic Charities was one of the first organizations to care for those homeless and sick and dying from HIV/AIDS more than 30 years ago? We're still at it - though now we are helping people like Brian find hope, stability, and independence.

Kudos to Rina, who like a number of our former clients, is now using her experience to support, guide, and help others avoid homelessness at Catholic Charities. She is making our community stronger, more compassionate, healthy, and liveable. Thank you, Rina. And thank you Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund for highlighting the power of family, determination, and giving.

Además de ofrecer ayuda legal en materia de inmigración, las personas también podrán recibir apoyo para encontrar vivienda.

Inside our Catholic Charities Fall 2018 newsletter: Homelessness to helping the homeless - one man's journey, Catholic Charities increases our San Francisco Mission neighborhood presence, a quarter century of volunteerism, and more!

Join us this holiday season for joyful, fun, and heartwarming volunteer opportunities that have an impact. Our formerly homeless HIV/AIDS residents have great parties and a zest for life that is infectious! Come help us celebrate!

Catholic Charities opens new Mission Access Point, and those caught in the crosshairs of the federal immigration crackdown react to the President's latest directive.

En respuesta a la calidad de ciudad santuario, la alcaldesa inauguró un nuevo programa para prevenir la indigencia y proporcionar viviendas.

Bring holiday joy to the thousands of people Catholic Charities serves. There are many meaningful ways to contribute throughout the holidays.

In this newly created position, Lopez will oversee the operation of functions essential to organizational health including strategic planning, human resources, legal services, compliance and risk management, emergency preparedness, marketing and communications, facilities, and transportation.

Una experta de la organización Caridades Católicas explica las características de este beneficio y los trámites a realizar.

Save the Date for the Loaves & Fishes Dinner and Gala on May 2, 2019!

The California Department of Justice has issued a warning about immigration scams and how to avoid becoming a victim. English Version Spanish Version Chinese Version Vietnamese Version Immigration law and procedures are complicated. If you hire someone who is not up to the job or who is dishonest, you or your…

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, August 3, 2018 – Catholic Charities of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin, one of the Bay Area’s largest human services agencies, is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Ellen Hammerle, JD, Ph.D., and LMFT to Senior Division Director. In this expanded role, Dr. Hammerle, a 20-year veteran of Catholic Charities, will oversee the agency’s portfolio…

As our community has grown with the technology boom, so has the pressure on families and individuals struggling to survive and thrive here. Catholic Charities’ comprehensive, wrap-around services for and advocacy on behalf of those in need are more crucial today than ever before. With our exceptional staff, strong partnerships, data-driven programs, and committed Board of Directors, we are enthusiastically…

A child wrenched from her mother’s breast as she nurses. A frightened five-year old being torn from his father’s arms. Hundreds of desperate parents pleading with US border officials to remain with all they have left – their young children. In the name of “homeland security” and fed by ugly political grandstanding and racism, these cruel and coercive separations are…

Our third annual Futbol con Corazón soccer tournament was a rousing success, bringing together several hundred community members and volunteers in support of our unaccompanied minors – children who left their families and fled their countries to escape persecution, abandonment, exploitation, serious deprivation, and/or violence. Under the stewardship of Diana Otero, Program Director for Refugee & Immigration Services San Mateo,…

Catholic Charities Refugee and Immigrant Services yearly serves more than 100 unaccompanied minor refugees seeking guidance, compassion, and legal assistance during our weekly workshops. Read more about Catholic Charities services in our Summer issue of Changing Lives

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Together, we are caring for our brothers and sisters. With your support, we are doing this work together. Catholic Charities supports families struggling with homelessness; cares for aging adults and adults with disabilities;…

Catholic Charities of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin, one of the Bay Area’s largest human services agencies, is pleased to welcome Patricia Feeney Gallagher, CFRE as Chief Development Officer. In this new position, Gallagher will be responsible for providing innovative leadership and strategic vision to all aspects of Catholic Charities’ development and fundraising program. Gallagher will join Catholic Charities…

U.S. Coast Guard Lieutenant (LTJG) Carolyn Smith’s interest was so piqued as she jogged by our Treasure Island Child Development Center (TICDC) that she broke her run to speak with Kathie Autumn, TICDC Program Director. Kathie shared that 95% of the families served at TICDC are low-income and reflect the multicultural character of San Francisco. At the Center, little…

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