Catholic Charities is a non-profit organization which advances the charitable and social mission of the Diocese of St. Cloud. We build communities, promote family life, and enhance human dignity by providing quality servies to meet the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of individuals and families of all faiths and beliefs.
Catholic Charities is the largest non-profit human service organization in Central Minnesota. With the help of our donors and volunteers we provide help, create hope and serve over 55,000 people of all faiths annually. We serve from a foundation based on upon Catholic social teaching and a belief in justice and the dignity of all human beings.
The 40 programs of Catholic Charities utilize over 3,000 volunteers and 600 staff members, providing over 83,000 hours of service each year. Our services are divided into five distinct areas:
• Caritas Family Services
• Housing Services
• Residential and Day Services
• Senior Services
• Office of Social Concerns
Caritas Family Services manages 9 programs of counseling and emergency service for adults and children, whether individuals, couples or within families.
A total of 746 units of affordable housing are managed by Catholic Charities Housing Services, in 13 communities: Belgrade, Browns Valley, Holdingford, Isanti, Little Falls, Melrose, Milaca, Morris, New Munich, Richmond, Sauk Centre, St. Cloud and St. Joseph.
Residential and Day Services is comprised of 16 programs serving both adults and children dealing with mental illness, emotional and behavioral disorders, physical and developmental disabilities.
Senior Services is comprised of Senior Dining and the Central Minnesota Foster Grandparent Program.
Social Concerns offers support and guidance to parishes and faith communities and promotes awareness about issues affecting rural communities.