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PROVIDING HELP, CREATING HOPE for more than 90 years

Our mission is to assure that essential, life-changing services and supports are accessible to the most vulnerable Oregonians. The services we provide across the state of Oregon include affordable and supportive housing, legal services, intensive case management, refugee resettlement and more.

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A note from our executive director

Posted By | Natalie Wood, Executive Director

Catholic Charities receives Trillium Community Health Plan grant for refugee health

Posted By | Catholic Charities Communications
Funding is part of a program to support local projects advancing equity in health care Catholic Charities of Oregon has received a Trillium Community Benefit Initiative grant from Trillium Community Health Plan (Trillium). With the grant, Catholic Charities is supporting the health and wellbeing of refugees federal authorities have approved for residency here.

Foundation supports services that work – with a personal touch

Posted By | Catholic Charities Communications
One organization that supports the work of Catholic Charities of Oregon has a knack for picking effective projects that focus closely on individuals.

Film important for today

Posted By | Ed Langlois, Communications Director
Carmel Communications allowed Catholic Charities of Oregon to preview a new film on Mother Cabrini, the Italian nun who founded hundreds of institutions for immigrants in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She had a special focus on the United States.
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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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.
Housing

Caritas Housing

At the start of the new millennium, it became clear to us that more affordable housing was a key to serving people who’d been pushed to the margins of society. We now have more than 1,000 units of affordable housing across western Oregon.
Auxiliary

Community Services

For the most vulnerable residents in our housing or for those in the wider community, we provide support needed for long-term stability in housing.
Refugee Services

Migrant Services

The Catholic Church recognizes the right of all nations to control their borders and the flow of migrants within. At the same time, the church recognizes the right of individuals to migrate in search of safety and security, which often means leaving one’s country of origin.