About Catholic Charities

Our Mission

Catholic Charities provides and advocates for the physical, emotional, and social needs of the poor and vulnerable in Northwest Indiana, meeting them right where they with the help they need, and creating hope for a brighter future regardless of their religious or ethnic background.

Population Served

Catholic Charities focuses on individuals and families who are at the edge between poverty and basic subsistence level and/or those who are marginalized in our society and community, and can encompass more than the financial situation. Services are provided to those who need support in order to move above their current situation.

Our Goal

Our goal as we work with individuals and families is to stabilize their current situation and then help them to create a plan for a brighter future through the services we provide.

Our Commitment

We are committed to restoring hope, dignity, and a sense of security for our neighbors in need. Whenever possible, we aim to pave a road toward empowerment, enabling those we serve to thrive.


  • We build upon people’s strengths and address interpersonal relationships and environmental barriers that inhibit growth.
  • We provide services that increase the individual’s sense of competency in coping with life challenges and environmental demands.
  • We provide services drawing upon the individual’s social support network and advocate for social changes that limit opportunities for growth.