To Serve and To Lift
of those coming to us were unemployed
of those served were widowed, single, divorced or separated
The Welcome Center is the single point of entry into services – offering emergency assistance to address immediate, critical needs. Over $1M in rent, utility, food and other assistance was provided last year.
The average income of those seeking services was approximately $774 per month. Of those who obtained our Employment Services, their incomes rose to $1,836 per month.
Children & Family Services
Case management, parenting education and child development assessments help increase family stability and creates a nurturing environment in which children can grow and thrive. Mom’s Empowerment and Germaine’s Little Lambs serve families from pregnancy and through the child’s preschool years.
A home is more than simply a shelter — it’s a foundation that allows you to focus on the future. If you don’t have a permanent place to call home, it’s difficult — if not impossible — to focus on any other aspect of your life.
85% of veterans who participated in our rapid rehousing program were successfully housed at the completion of the program and 93% were still in their home six months later!
Deaf & Disability Ministries
For the past 30 years, Catholic Charities has worked to integrate persons with disabilities fully into the life of their faith community.
In the news
Faith Journey Interview with the McVickers: Deaf And Disabilities Ministries “Together” Newsletter July 2022- Feel Good Friday
Early in my days as Deaf and Disabilities Ministries Coordinator, I heard about the McVickers. Ever since, I’ve wanted to interview them for Faith Journey. Amy and Jamey McVicker, of Cameron,...
Were you, or someone you know affected by the flooding in Saint Louis? Here is a list of multi agency resource centers available now thru August 6, 2022. Tuesday, August 2, 2022 3:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m....
We are happy to announce that in July 2022, Catholic Charities Kansas City- St. Joseph will be rolling out a new social-emotional program. The program, “Social Butterflies”, will provide...
Hope and Help Hits the Road: Cameron Distribution Center & Mobile Outreach Opens- June Newsletter 2022
Two themes motivate the staff at Catholic Charities on a daily basis: the pandemic has increased the number of people in need (our clients), and the rural areas of our diocese does not receive the...
The work of the Deaf and Disability Ministries within Catholic Charities Kansas City- Saint Joseph benefits all with disabilities whether physical or developmental. Their Mission Statement simply...
Birthmothers are our daughters, sisters, girlfriends, and neighbors. The adoption program at Catholic Charities is honored to work with women of all ages who come to us wanting a stable, loving and...