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  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge

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(30.43044,-91.15282)
 

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Mission Statement

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge proclaims the gospel vision of Jesus Christ as its mission by serving the needs of individuals and families, especially the poorest, and working with Church and community for justice, peace, and compassion in society.

Description

Who We Are

Catholic Charities of Baton Rouge is the local Catholic Charities agency providing social services throughout the Diocese of Baton Rouge covering 12 civil parishes.

For over 50 years, they have been providing direct services and advocacy for the poor and the most vulnerable in our community.

They serve people of all religions, including families in financial crisis, newly arrivedrefugee families, seniors in need of jobs, pregnant women, disaster victims,homeless families, disabled adults, and ex-offenders.

95% of those receiving direct services are below the poverty line.

They are the number-1-referred-to agency by the United Way Info Line.

What We Do

Catholic Charities of Baton Rouge has the following ongoing programs:

Behavioral Health-- Counseling by licensed clinical social workers at 5 locations throughout the diocese, Senior Care Outreach, Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth age 10-14

Case Management/Direct Financial Assistance

Migration and Refugee Resettlement--Refugee relocation, English as a Second Language school, Immigration Legal Services

Employment programs--Job Services, Staffing Solutions, Senior Employment

Social and Community Responsibility--Prison Ministry, Community Outreach, Transitional housing for male ex-offenders and low-income families.

Maternity & Adoption Services--Domestic and International Adoptions, Maternity Services to women with a crisis pregnancy regardless of her decision to parent or make an adoption plan, post adoption counseling

Disaster response

Volunteers and Outreach

Catholic Charities of Baton Rouge also has many special events throughout the year to serve immediate needs.

Website

http://www.ccdiobr.org

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