Our service sites throughout the Archdiocese of Boston provided the following assistance to 191,645 of our neediest neighbors this past year.
Basic Needs programs served 162,956 people last year alone through assistance with food; rent; utilities; clothing; infant supplies; holiday assistance; and information and referral. Of that number 110,384 received help from our food pantries.
Over 19,890 refugees and immigrants were helped through refugees and immigration services as well as education programs. Our dedicated educators cared for 1,773 children through our child care programs and helped 1,414 students earn their HiSET. Catholic Charities case workers enabled over 781 young adults to be better parents, sheltered 244 families and individuals, supported over 1,140 at-risk families and counseled over 680 elders. The behavioral health workers treated over 1,000 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: