COVID-19: Catholic Charities Responds

Effective March 17, 2020

Catholic Charities remain committed to serving our mission of helping those in great need, regardless of background, including providing remote and telecare for those we are unable to meet with directly. As conditions change, we will adjust our operations accordingly, protecting the health of our staff while working to maintain stability to those we are privileged to serve.

We are doing our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 for the health of our clients, teams and volunteers. Currently, our offices are closed with some programs operating remotely.

We remain committed to serving our clients and are responding to emergencies at 412-325-6744.

Below is the current status of Catholic Charities programs and services:

  • All office site locations are closed until further notice. Agency reprsentatives in all counties we serve who are working with their clients through tele-conference, include those in the following programs: Pregnancy and Parenting, Counseling, Basic Needs, and Case Management.
  • Click here for up to date CAP informtion
  • Free Health Care Center - Continuing to see medical patients.
    Eligible patients who need to be seen should call for an appointment.
    We are not seeing patients with suspected COVID-19 infection on site, but we can advise our patients regarding whether or not they need tested for this and where they can be seen to get tested.
    No dental patients are being seen at this time.
  • Challenges, Options in Aging (Lawrence County)- our Elwood City and New Castle centers are closed. For emergency services for senior citizens in immediate need, call: 724-658-3729.
  • St. Joseph’s House of Hospitality - No visitors are currently permitted.
  • Susan Zubik Welcome Center is closed (Allegheny County)


Wanting to help? Here is a list of current needs:

Financial needs:
Mail checks to 
212 9th St
Downtown Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Volunteer Needs:
Catholilc Charities is looking for volunteers to help with no contatct volunteer opportunities including helping with ordering food and other tangible items and no contact delivery. Contact our Volunteer Coordinator at
Donation needs:
Baby diapers and wipes
Send via mail through Amazon to
212 9th St                         
Downtown Pittsburgh, PA 15222 
Note: Although Amazon has limited deliveries diapers and wipes are on the list of items they are still delivering.

Additional Resources

We remain committed to serving our clients and are responding to emergencies at 412-325-6744 during normal operating hours. For a complete list of our ongoing services click the banner above.

For help outside our operating hours:


Please call Resolve Crisis Network at 1-888-796-8226.

If you are a first responder and need counseling services please contact us at 724-775-0758.

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Catholic Charities, Diocese of Pittsburgh

212 Ninth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-456-6999

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