Nearly 10 million older adults in America are at risk of hunger, but this statistic does not begin to capture the depth of senior hunger that exists in our diocese, our neighborhoods, and even in our own families. Many older adults who are hungry come from a generation that has understood what it is like […]
“Michael” met with a Catholic Charities caseworker last fall to ask about housing services and applying for disability. He appeared to be very nervous and shared with the caseworker that he had been hospitalized in four different mental health lock down facilities in 2014. Michael was scared, hungry, and currently sleeping on park benches and […]
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Youngstown recently completed the 2014 Catholic Charities USA Annual Survey, which gathers information on services, collaborative efforts, social action initiatives, parish relationships, personnel, finances, and implementation of mission-related activities from Catholic Charities organizations across the United States. Five institutions in the Diocese of Youngstown participated in the survey: the […]
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.
Mary Ellen Andersen, MS, President & CEO
Rachel A. Hrbolich, MA, Associate Director
Nikole M. Baringer, BA, Grants and Projects Coordinator
Jennifer Lucarelli, Database and Administrative Assistant
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