Office of Social Services

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Mary Ellen Andersen, Director
144 West Wood St.
Youngstown, OH 44503
(330) 744-8451

News

First Step for Change is underway! THANK YOU to the 54 parishes who are participating in this year’s Catholic Charities First Step for Change Campaign.  This important diocesan effort is held annually in October, the month designated by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops as “Respect Life Month.” Last Year’s effort was our most […]

FALL INTO CLEANING Catholic Charities is asking you to help fill Harriet’s Cupboard this month with cleaning products:  Clorox wipes, Lysol, Windex, toilet bowl cleaner, etc. You know the feeling of having a clean home:  freshly vacuumed, all dusted, clean showers and toilets.  It smells so good!  However, for many of the clients Catholic Charities […]

Domestic Violence is Everyone’s Business By Beth Schmitt, Program Manager, Christina House & Nikole Baringer, Grants and Projects Manager, Catholic Charities   Each year since 1987, October is proclaimed National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Over the summer, several high-profile stories about domestic violence have made their way into the mainstream media headlines.  While these stories […]

About Office of Social Services

Catholic Charities Central Offices houses the Catholic Charities Administration Office, the Office of Social Services, Diocese of Youngstown Catholic Charities Corporation and the Office of Social Action.

Providing general oversight for the Department of Catholic Charities Services; convening and working with the Catholic health and human welfare institutions of the Diocese, as well as board committees and community organizations. The Department provides health care ethics and medical-moral consultation, and acts as a liaison with the St. Vincent DePaul Society, the Catholic hospitals and nursing homes.

Office of Social Services
Diocese of Youngstown Catholic Charities Corporation (DOYCCC)

Mary Ellen Andersen, MS, President & CEO
e-mail: charities@youngstowndiocese.org

Rachel A. Hrbolich, MA, Associate Director
e-mail: rhrbolich@youngstowndiocese.org

Nikole M. Baringer, BA, Grants and Projects Coordinator
e-mail:  nbaringer@youngstowndiocese.org

Jennifer Lucarelli, Database and Administrative Assistant
e-mail: jlucarelli@youngstowndiocese.org

This department provides direction for the provision of social and housing services throughout the Diocese; coordinates service delivery; supervises and assists the Catholic Charities affiliate agency executive directors and management teams; creates training and development opportunities for Boards of Directors; and builds and cultivates relationships with parishes and communities.

144 West Wood St.
Youngstown, OH  44503
(330) 744-8451

Locations:
  • Ashtabula
  • Office of Social Services
  • Regional Agency
  • Portage & Stark