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Clackamas County and Metro Approve $18.3M for Catholic Charities' Good Shepherd Village

Posted By | Meghan Blood

The project will be the first regulated affordable housing development within the city limits of Happy Valley.

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Refugee Services team helps newcomers find and maintain employment

Those who flee oppression and violence arrive in the U.S. to find yet another dire situation. Catholic Charities’ Refugee Services department has developed resources to keep newcomers employed and housed.

Save First partners with employers to provide financial assistance to employees

Save First’s corporate partnership program has proven to better employees’ quality of life.

Feeding the Community—Body, Mind, and Spirit

Catholic Charities has developed a multi-faceted, person-focused approach to provide food to historically underserved and vulnerable individuals and families in the Portland Metro area.
Deacon Richard Birkel – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Catholic Charities Partners with St. Francis Dining Hall

Executive Director Rick Birkel, Ph.D. describes the agency’s newly expanded role and vision for the dining hall as a social service program.

In Memory of Katie Nolan: A Dedication to Those in Need

On July 6, 2020, our Housing Transitions Program wished the late Katie Nolan, former Catholic Charities staff member and symbol of our mission to serve those in need, a very happy birthday. With face coverings and social distancing the HTP team shared 50 sack meals (including a commemorative photo and story of Katie) with people…

Kenton Women's Village Celebrates New Community Space, Increased Health Care Enrollment

After a year of planning, the new community space at Kenton Women’s Village is finished! See photos of the project and the impact it has already had on villagers.

A Lifelong Commitment

Catholic Charities is committed to creating communications platforms that allow individuals who experience racism and other social injustices to have their voices heard. Today’s message comes from Save First Asset Building Specialist, Randy Lucas.

The Only Future Worth Building

Catholic Charities is committed to creating communications platforms that allow individuals who experience racism and other social injustices to have their voices heard. Today’s message comes from Senior Development Officer, Sarah Granger:

Juneteenth Reflection

In honor of Juneteenth, Catholic Charities’ offices will be closed so that we may observe and celebrate the day of Black liberation in our country.  Executive Director Deacon Rick Birkel, Ph.D. invites us to reflect upon and acknowledge the significance of this day – a day that changed the trajectory of the lives of Blacks…

In Solidarity, from an Immigrant of Color

Catholic Charities is committed to creating communications platforms that allow individuals who experience racism and other social injustices to have their voices heard. Today’s message comes from John Herrera, Director of our Immigration Legal Services:  

Volunteers provide food, security to farmworkers

In partnership with the Farmworker Housing Development Corporation (FHDC), Catholic Charities staff and volunteers took time to care for those who have always cared for us.