Our service sites throughout the Archdiocese of Boston provided the following assistance to 210,662 of our neediest neighbors this past year.
Basic Needs programs served 185,458 people last year alone through assistance with food; rent; utilities; clothing; infant supplies; holiday assistance; and information and referral. Of that number 123,588 received help from our food pantries.
Over 13,497 refugees and immigrants were helped through refugees and immigration services as well as education programs. Our dedicated educators cared for 1,531 children through our child care programs and helped 1,226 students earn their HiSET. Catholic Charities case workers enabled over 871 young adults to be better parents, sheltered 276 families and individuals, supported over 100 grandparents raising grandchildren and counseled over 1,600 elders. The behavioral health workers treated over 3,000 people with behavioral health and substance abuse problems. Thanks to a vast array of services, many of our clients receive assistance from more than one service also known as wrap around services.
OUR PROGRAMS INCLUDE: