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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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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 …

Families just like ours

Since 1941 the mission of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of San Antonio (CCSA) has been to selflessly serve our community under the sign of love. Every day we find ourselves helping others in crisis, and every day “crisis” looks different. One thing I know for sure is that we are called to encounter and …

Providing a roadmap to citizenship

The Esperanza Center of Catholic Charities of Baltimore, located in the historic Fells Point neighborhood, welcomes newcomers to the United States and helps them to become citizens. At the Esperanza Center, the immigrant community has access to comprehensive services that are provided via six major programs: 1. Educational Services, including classes in English as a …