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Welcome to CCUSA’s Media Center where you will find the latest press releases, publications and multimedia assets and news coverage about Catholic Charities.

Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), a member of Caritas Internationalis, is the national office for the Catholic Charities ministry nationwide. CCUSA’s members provide help and create hope to more than 10 million people a year regardless of religious, social, or economic backgrounds.

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Charities USA Fall 2018

Trauma-informed care, the main subject of the current issue, has a simple premise: Most people experience traumatic events in childhood and throughout their lives that impact their behavioral health.

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Catholic Charities of San Antonio providing assistance to those affected by the government shutdown

Catholic Charities of San Antonio (CCSA) is supporting individuals and families affected by the government shutdown with food assistance, rent, utility assistance and other wraparound services. CCSA’s Guadalupe Community Center, which has been providing social services since 1944, is experiencing increased need throughout, and even outside, the San Antonio community. One couple traveled over 70 …

Catholic Charities of San Antonio President/CEO J. Antonio Fernandez Recognized

Catholic Charities of San Antonio (CCSA) President/CEO, J. Antonio Fernandez has been recognized twice by the great city of San Antonio for his leadership and work serving all people with love, respect, and dignity. Fernandez continues to elevate the position of Catholic Charities as the premier social services agency in the city for those seeking …

Living the gospel message

“I.T. is here. I.T. is here to fix your problem.” That’s the greeting staff members receive at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington (CCADW) when Joseph Jackson arrives at their work stations. Jackson, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome at age 3 (he’s 28 now), is one of CCADW’s I.T. technicians, and his typical …