Safe Streets is an evidence-based violence prevention and interruption program that works to reduce shootings in high violence areas, operated by Catholic Charities in collaboration with the Baltimore City Department of Health. 600-677-2001. LEARN MORE >>
Christopher Place Employment Academy is an intensive residential employment program that provides education and training, as well as recovery support to formerly homeless men of the Baltimore area. 667-600-3400. LEARN MORE >>
For more than 30 years, the people of My Brother’s Keeper have been deeply committed to the Irvington community of West Baltimore, growing from a modest meal provider to a robust center of support. We are excited to continue that mission and expand on the wonderful work of so many passionate staff, supporters and friends. LEARN MORE>>
The Cherry Hill Town Center in south Baltimore includes the Family Dollar and other retail shops, five different eateries, the Enoch Pratt Free Library, and the Cherry Hill Senior Center. The shopping center was re-developed by Catholic Charities with support from both public and private partners. The center serves as a focal point for neighborhood economic, educational and community services. LEARN MORE >>
Community & Neighborhood Based Services
In FY18, Safe Streets of Sandtown-Winchester intervened in 515 incidents, preventing them from becoming violent.
Christopher Place Employment Academy trained 49 formerly homeless men for careers – 36 obtained jobs, 82% make $12 per hour or more so far in FY2017.
Community & Neighborhood Based Services in the News, Stories & Testimonials
Greg Marshburn, director of the Safe Streets program of Catholic Charities of Baltimore, joined Charities at Work, a podcast of Catholic Charities USA, to talk about how Safe Streets interrupts neighborhood violence and encourages positive [...]
William J. McCarthy Jr. Executive Director This piece originally appeared in Charities USA Magazine. On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer who knelt on his neck for a [...]
In gratitude for more than 45 years of combined exemplary and humble service to neighbors in need, Catholic Charities will recognize three exemplary area servants the week of November 8. Mary Anne O'Donnell will receive [...]