Our Impact

314,142
The number of acts of service Catholic Charities provides to Southwestern PA
294
The number of clients in need of shelter that we provided with practical assistance
778
The number of clients we assisted with 1,952 basic needs requests
510
Clients aided with pregnancy and parenting assistance across 4,082 acts of service
461
Individuals, couples and families receiving counsel through 4,137 acts of service

Our Mission

Inspired by Jesus’ teachings and focused on lasting solutions, we serve our communities’ critical needs with compassion, healing and hope.

In The News

United Way & Catholic Charities Partner to Bring Bikes to Allegheny County Youth
In partnership with the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Catholic Charities team members and…
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Record-Breaking Clay Shoot
Thanks to all who joined us for our annual summer Clay Shoot. The turnout was great, and the support…
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Challenges celebrates 50th anniversary
The Lawrence County Area Agency on Aging celebrated its 50th anniversary last Wednesday with a visit…
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About Us

As the primary social service arm of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, Catholic Charities serves all regardless of religious affiliation in a manner consistent with the values and teachings of the Catholic Church.

"Hope is our business. If you need help, no matter who you are or where you’ve been, we’re ready to walk alongside you. If you want to help, join us with your time, talent or treasure to reimagine what a strong future means for all of us."
Susan Rauscher
Executive Director
“I used to be scared about what I’d be able to handle but then I found Catholic Charities. Everyone there treats me with respect and dignity. It makes me feel good about myself.”
Dental patient at Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center
“I didn’t have a good outlook for keeping my job and knew I wouldn’t be able to keep my apartment. Catholic Charities gave me support in my goals in the important things I need to progress.”
Catholic Charities Program Client
I can not express to you how grateful I am for the help during this time of hardship for me! Thank you for making such a huge difference in my life and for being there for others like me who are in need.
211 Assistance Referral