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Catholic Charities agencies and institutions nationwide provide vital social services to people in need, regardless of their religious, social, or economic backgrounds. It is one of the nation’s largest social service networks.




Catholic Charities USA


Catholic Charities USACatholic Charities USA ( supports the work of local Catholic Charities agencies through networking opportunities, national advocacy and media efforts, program development, training and technical assistance.





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Catholic Charities of California


Catholic Charities of California ( is the association for the 12 diocesan Catholic Charities organizations in California.


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Catholic Charities of Sacramento, Inc.


Catholic Charities of Sacramento, Inc., a non-profit public benefit corporation, provides a wide variety of social services to people and families in need throughout the 20 counties of the Diocese of Sacramento.


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Board of Directors

  • G. Richard Fowler — Interim Director
  • Dave Krotine — Secretary/Treasurer
  • Deacon Tom O'Connell — Member-at-Large
  • Beth Mullen — Member-at-Large
  • Sr. Judy Illig, IBVM — Representative for the Diocesan Council for Social Service Ministry

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Member Agencies of Catholic Charities


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Other Organizations Affiliated with Catholic Charities


Mother Teresa Maternity Home of El Dorado County

Founded in 1998 in Placerville, the home provides a temporary residence in a safe environment for pregnant women in need who are over the age of 18, many of whom are homeless and without resources or family support. A maximum capacity of six residents receive medical treatment, counseling and care while awaiting the birth of their babies and for up to six weeks after the baby is born.


arrow Contact: (530) 295-8006


Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services

Founded over 25 years ago by Fr. Dan Madigan, this well-respected social service organization is dedicated to assisting people in need to move from poverty to self-sufficiency. With its mission “Giving a Hand Up, Not a Hand Out”, two facilities in Oak Park and Del Paso Heights neighborhoods offer transitional housing, mother-baby services, emergency food and clothing, after-school programs, and community learning centers.


arrow Contact: (916) 456-1980



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