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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

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Crisis Navigation Services

Community Emergency Services
Financial Education Workshops

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

Adult Advocacy Services

Guardianship Services


Respect Life

Education, Advocacy and Support for Respect Life Groups

Project Rachel 

Confidential Post-Abortion Help for Women

The Joseph Ministry

Confidential Post-Abortion Help for Men

Jail and Prison Ministries

Supporting Incarcerated and Re-entry Citizens


Disaster Relief

Help After Disasters


Social Justice Education and Advocacy

Catholic Social Teaching
CCHD: Annual Grants for Fighting Poverty

The Opportunity Kitchen

The Opportunity Kitchen helps people learn life skills while learning a trade. Many of our graduates go on to work in the food industry, helping to build better lives for themselves and their families.