Office of Social Services

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

News

The weekend of June 4th & 5th, parishes in our diocese will be participating in the combined collection for five major CHURCH AT HOME ministries. The Catholic Campaign for Human Development provides local diocesan and national support for groups of low-income persons to change their lives. Twenty-five percent (25%) of the CCHD collection stays in […]

Christina House Hosts “Night In” Catholic Charities Regional Agency (CCRA) invites you to it Fourth Annual “Night In” to benefit Christina House, the agency’s domestic violence shelter located in Columbiana County. Please see the FLYER containing the details of this non-event for more details and see how you can help. You can also visit our […]

Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation In the United States, approximately 22 million children rely on free or reduced-priced meals during the school year, yet only 2.7 million access free meals in the summer when school is out. According to Feeding America’s latest Map the Meal Gap: Child Food Insecurity Estimates at County Levels, the six […]

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. Kelley, BA, Grants and Projects Coordinator
e-mail:  nkelley@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. Additionally, this department also coordinates and provides technical assistance for Catholic Charities’ fund raising, grant writing and reporting efforts.

 

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

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