Inspired by the Gospel mandates to love, serve and teach, Catholic Charities provides care and services to improve the lives of Marylanders in need.
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The Male Involvement Initiative at Head Start "helped me to become a better man."
Pope Francis, Catholic Charities DC’s Tenant Empowerment Network. Photo: T Powell
Thanks to your health center, my son is ready for school and has all his shots.
Here, I have people I know I can count on.
I love volunteering here!
Thank you for your help finding me a great job.

Who We Serve

Martin Can Hear!
Today, Martin is a very happy child, able to hear and learning to speak with his family and friends. The Esperanza Center Health Services Center changed Martin's life. ... Read more
Building Stronger Communities
Please designate your workplace gift to Catholic Charities. The pathway to self-sufficiency starts here where we help more than 160,000 men, women and children around the state who struggle with the daily challenges of poverty. ... Read more
Go Make a Difference!
Mike and Jeannette began volunteering with Catholic Charities more than six years ago, in March of 2009. Jeannette had recently retired from Johns Hopkins Hospital when she read an article in The Catholic Review about the then recently-opened ODBEC building ... Read more