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PROVIDING HELP, CREATING HOPE

Our mission is to assure that essential, life-saving services and supports are accessible to the most vulnerable Oregonians. The services we provide across the state of Oregon include affordable and supportive housing, financial empowerment, mental health & counseling, pregnancy and parenting support, legal services, intensive case management, refugee resettlement,  and more.

30K
Oregonians Served
1.8K
Individuals/Families Currently Housed
1.7K
Volunteers
500+
Affordable Housing Units in Pipeline

Our Services

Our programs sustain communities and assist individuals and families across the state.
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Housing

Healthy Housing

Catholic Charities of Oregon develops innovative solutions for some of our region’s most pressing housing challenges.
Homeless Service

Homeless Services

With the goal of transitioning to permanent housing, Catholic Charities of Oregon gives those living outside the resources and support they need to build lasting stability and self-sufficiency.
Migration

Immigration Legal Services

Founded in 1996, our Immigration Legal Services division works to protect individuals and maintain and reunify families in need.
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Asset Development

Financial Wellness

Financial freedom starts by saving for tomorrow. Save First Financial Wellness offers services that are critical to weathering a financial crisis and attaining a healthy financial lifestyle.
Refugee Services

Refugee Services

Catholic Charities provides refugee resettlement and case management services to individuals and families who seek to make Oregon their new home.
Pregnancy and Parenting

Family Services

In partnership with our clients, we provide an array of family supportive services including counseling, case management, and education.
Counseling

Intercultural Counseling Center

Our team of skilled clinicians supports children, youth, adults, and families create lasting change and healthy relationships through trauma-informed and culturally sensitive mental and emotional support.
Disaster Relief

Disaster Services

When disaster hits, people go from security to vulnerability overnight. With complete recovery as the ultimate goal, we work to help survivors of disasters rebuild their lives and communities with short-, medium-, and long-term strategies, responding with care and compassion for the whole person.
Food

Food Services

As hunger and poverty in Oregon continue to rise, our Food Services program partners with local organizations to provide hot meals for those who are unsheltered and offers its own culinary training to help those experiencing barriers to employment regain their self-sufficiency and stability.
Auxiliary

Auxiliary Services

Catholic Charities of Oregon spearheads several initiatives to improve the quality of life of the people we serve and empower Oregon’s communities to do the same. Learn more about our projects by clicking on the tiles below.
Pope Francis

Pope Francis Center

Our center for volunteerism provides meaningful opportunities for people to engage with Catholic Charities of Oregon and their communities. By giving their time and energy in service to others, volunteers help make our mission possible. Questions about volunteering? Email volunteer@ccoregon.org or call the Volunteer Helpline at (503) 688-2536.
Articles

The Oregonian: Community Based Organization Provides Financial Empowerment Services

Posted By | Raeann Boero, Communications Coordinator
“Half of Americans lack the resources to deal with an unexpected financial emergency of $400, without borrowing money from a family member or using credit. That means that an unexpected medical bill or even just a fender bender can significantly affect a person’s finances. Save First Financial Wellness aims to help individuals become more financially resilient…

Catholic Sentinel: New Catholic Charities' Leader: 'A mission given to us by God'

Posted By | Raeann Boero, Communications Coordinator
After 8 years of service to Catholic Charities of Oregon (CCO), Deacon Rick Birkel passes the light of leadership onto new Executive Director for CCO, Natalie Wood. After 20 years with Catholic Charities in Houston, Texas, Natalie joins us with a wealth of experience and a deep faith. Natalie will officially assume her new position…

Vancouver SW Washington Business Journal: Movers & Shakers 6/17/22

Posted By | Raeann Boero, Communications Coordinator
Congratulations to Molly O’Donnell, Executive Director for Save First Financial Wellness,  for her appointment to the Board of Directors of Lighthouse Financial Foundation. Lighthouse Financial Foundation provides financial services, counseling, and training to underserved populations in our community. With Molly’s expertise and passion for helping families and individuals become financially stable, she is the perfect…