Office of Social Services

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


Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Youngstown works in collaboration with Catholic Charities USA – the official domestic disaster agency of the US Catholic Bishops. “Catholic Charities USA sees the incredible influx of unaccompanied minors crossing the border to this country as a Humanitarian Crisis. We are fully engaged in activities both at the national and […]

In 2013, Catholic Charities agencies in the Diocese of Youngstown served 49,177 individuals. 71% of those individuals were at or below the federal poverty line, which is currently $23,850 for a family of four (4). To read more about how Catholic Charities helped those 49,177 individuals, please click to view our Summer Edition Newsletter or […]

Catholic Charities Regional Agency FIRST ANNUAL ROD AND REEL TOURNAMENT Come join us at Evan’s Lake for a day of fishing and fun.  Compete for prizes for the largest catch (and bragging rights too!)  All proceeds will go to Christina House Domestic Violence Shelter, a program of CCRA located in Columbiana County. Date:  Sunday, August […]

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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.


Brian R. Corbin, Executive Director & Secretary-Treasurer
Diocesan Coordinator for Health Affairs

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

Rachel A. Hrbolich, MA, Associate Director

Nikole M. Baringer, BA, Grants and Projects Coordinator

Jennifer Lucarelli, Secretary

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

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