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Crisis Navigation

Community Emergency Services

Crisis Navigation Services

Our Crisis Navigators help families and individuals in Erie, Richland, Huron and Lucas Counties who are struggling to manage finances, pay bills or maintain a suitable residence.

Qualifying Richland County residents may receive financial assistance with rent or mortgage payments, medical bills or prescription costs. Richland County residents, please call our Mansfield office at 419-524-0733.

Huron County residents may be eligible to receive assistance with transportation, housing, homeless prevention, rent assistance, case management, or health-related needs. Huron County residents, please call our Norwalk office at 419-668-3073.

Erie and Lucas County residents will receive intensive case management with the Crisis Navigator at our Sandusky and Toledo offices. For more information about Crisis Navigation Services in Erie County, please call our Sandusky office at 419-502-0043. Lucas County residents, please call our Toledo office at 419-214-4905.

A required Life Skills workshop provides clients with information on budgeting, identity theft, credit reporting, payday lending and other useful information to help in making informed decisions about financial issues.


Our Crisis Navigation Services Change Lives

"I don't know where I would be today if it weren't for the people at Catholic Charities. The good you do for people is nothing short of amazing."
- J., Air Force veteran

"They really help you. They get involved. They get you on the right track. I've had wonderful caseworkers. I am so grateful to them. What really helped me was the budgeting class they give. It let me know how to handle my money better, so things don't get out of control."
- Traci