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What We Do


Ministries and Services

Catholic Charities strives to make real the love God has for each person through our ministries in Northwest and North Central Ohio. We are committed to providing life transformational services for our clients, who come from a variety of faiths and backgrounds.

Our service area includes Allen, Crawford, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Huron, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, Wood and Wyandot Counties.

For a list of Catholic Charities diocesan-wide ministries and services by office location, click here

Adult Advocacy Services

Guardianship Services



Catholic Counseling




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Crisis Navigation Services

Community Emergency Services
Financial Education Workshops

Disaster Relief

Help After Disasters


Feeding the Hungry

Helping Hands of St. Louis
HOPE Food Pantry

Sheltering the Homeless

La Posada Family Emergency Shelter
Miriam House
Supportive Housing
Tenant Readiness

Jail and Prison Ministries

Supporting Incarcerated and Re-entry Citizens


Learning Life & Trade Skills

The Opportunity Kitchen



Project Rachel 

Confidential Post-Abortion Help for Women



The Joseph Ministry

Confidential Post-Abortion Help for Men



Respect Life

Education, Advocacy and Support for Respect Life Groups



Social Justice Education and Advocacy

Catholic Social Teaching
CCHD: Annual Grants for Fighting Poverty