PROVIDING HELP, CREATING HOPE

20K
Oregonians Served
1.8K
Individuals/Families Currently Housed
1.7K
Volunteers
14K
Volunteer Hours Served

Our Services

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

Homeless & Housing Services

Catholic Charities of Oregon develops innovative solutions for some of our region’s most pressing housing challenges.
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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.
Pregnancy and Parenting

Family Services

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

Migration Services

At Catholic Charities of Oregon, we welcome all migrants and refugees as our brothers and sisters, providing resettlement and immigration legal services.
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Counseling

Intercultural Counseling Center

The Intercultural Counseling Center serves children, youth, adults, and families.
Pope Francis

Pope Francis Center

Our center for volunteerism, engagement, and education.
Articles

Our Refugee Services program needs your help!

Posted By | Brittney Manchester, Communications Director
Please help us support refugee families and continue to keep Oregon a welcoming state for our newly arrived brothers and sisters. Catholic Charities of Oregon has several ways to get involved. Check out some of our volunteer opportunities with refugees and refugee families:

Digital inclusion program for refugees and immigrants offers language skill-building and access to online tools

Posted By | Brittney Manchester, Communications Director
The Digital Inclusion for Refugees and Immigrants (DIRI) program helps new and recently arrived refugee families by providing them with refurbished desktops or laptops and with a one-year subscription to Rosetta Stone language subscription software.

Refugee Employment Services Program (ESP) gives newly settled Oregonians hope and stability after hardship

Posted By | Brittney Manchester, Communications Director
Going on its fifth year now, the Refugee Services Employment Services Program (ESP) is a rapid employment program for newly arrived refugees. Rapid employment means that refugees in this program must find a job within six months of their arrival in Oregon. During that time, Catholic Charities covers their bills, including their electric and water…

Catholic Charities' Refugee Services creates COVID-19 Team to increase access to vaccines

Posted By | Brittney Manchester, Communications Director
Oregon has a diverse and growing refugee and migrant community. Refugees and migrants make up 10% of the Oregon population, and an additional 11% of Oregonians have at least one immigrant parent. Most refugees in Oregon came from the Ukraine, Somalia, Myanmar, Iraq, Bhutan, Russia, Moldova, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. Oregon…