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
The basketball court at the Brooklyn Homes community was nearly unrecognizable on Good Friday. Tables covered with essential items lined the perimeter of the outdoor court. Groceries, toiletries, cleaning supplies, clothes, jackets, shoes and toys—every [...]
On a recent Friday morning, Corey Winfield was on his way to pick up donated diapers. It's just another way the director of Catholic Charities' Safe Streets program in Brooklyn-Curtis Bay is trying to disrupt [...]