Poverty – Get the Facts: 1.6 Million children stayed in a shelter or emergency housing last year 1 in 6 Americans live in poverty 1 in 7 American households were food insecure last year More than 46 million Americans live in poverty The state of Ohio ranks 31st in the list of states by poverty […]
First Step for Change: We Can We “Count” on You! All funds collected by parishes in Catholic Charities’ annual First Step for Change campaign were due by December 1, 2014. However, do not feel bad if you are still collecting or counting – we will be happy to collect after that date. We realize the […]
Hi. My name is “Jennifer.” I am a mother of two children, ages 4 and 24 months. I am a recent victim of domestic violence. I fled our home with no money and just the clothes on our backs. All the shelters were full and I did not know where to turn. An agency paid […]
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