Immigration Services

Mobile Migrant Ministry

Providing outreach to Hispanic migrants and newcomers throughout the Diocese of Youngstown; helping parishes to welcome Hispanic newcomers and to understand Hispanic culture.

Coordinator of Pastoral Outreach to Migrants & Newcomers
Efrain Ruano
Cell: 330-519-9710

Tienda San Jose

A micro-enterprise shop selling Spanish language books, Bibles and religious articles, indigenous arts and crafts, and fairly-traded coffee, chocolate, tea and other products.

Located in the Diocese Office of Religious Education
225 Elm Street
Youngstown, ohio 44503

Catholic Charities Legal Immigration Services

Providing family-based immigration assistance to those individuals who wish to obtain legal status in the United States, either for themselves or for their relatives.  Catholic Charities Legal Immigration Services does not accept cases involving criminal convictions.

The program is staffed by qualified attorneys and bilingual intake specialists who provide interpretation and assistance.  Nominal fees are charged for services needed.  However, services will not be denied based on the inability to pay.

Supervising Attorney
Naomi Hokky, Esq.

Intake Caseworker
Alma Ciriello

206 W. Main Street
Ravenna, Ohio 44266

Phone: (330) 297-7250
Fax: 330-297-7257

With office hours by appointment only at the following locations:

Catholic Charities of Ashtabula County
4200 Park Ave. – 3rd Floor
Ashtabula, Ohio 44004

Catholic Charities Serving Portage and Stark County
800 Market Ave. N., Ste. 1150
Canton, Ohio 44702

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