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CATHOLIC CHARITIES DIOCESE OF WORCESTER INCCATHOLIC CHARITIES DIOCESE OF WORCESTER INC
Catholic Charities is committed to meeting the needs of the poor, the homeless and the infirm and to enhancing the quality of life for all. Catholic Charities is committed to strengthening families and to serving individuals in need, regardless of ra... Read more
Catholic Charities is committed to meeting the needs of the poor, the homeless and the infirm and to enhancing the quality of life for all. Catholic Charities is committed to strengthening families and to serving individuals in need, regardless of racial, ethnic, cultural or religious origins, ability to pay, or mental, physical or developmental challenges. Catholic Charities believes that every person has the right to life, housing, food, shelter, clothing, and health care, and that all should be enabled to participate in the decisions that vitally affect them. Catholic Charities will strive to advocate cooperatively with parishes and civic organizations, seeking support from private and public agencies, and encouraging and availing itself of the rich human resource which its volunteers and staff provide - to create a network of care throughout Worcester County in the "...promotion of justice for the poor and of Christ’s kind of love for them." 1 Second Vatican Council
With offices in Athol, Greenfield, Leominster, Milford, Southbridge, Whitinsville, and Worcester, Catholic Charities runs a number of programs that meet basic human needs, assist immigrants and refugees, support those with developmental disabilities, assist families experiencing homelessness, individuals 55 and older reentering the workforce, indivuals who want to earn their HiSet, those who want to gain citizenship, and those dealing with drug and alcohol addiction.