Two Catholic Charities housing developments are up for awards in the 2023 TopProjects competition. The Daily Journal of Commerce contest recognizes the best buildings put up in the past year in Oregon and Southwest Washington.
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Antibodies of solidarity: A message from Catholic Charities leadership
Read Executive Director Deacon Rick Birkel and Board Chair Alma Ouanesisouk Trinidad’s message in the Catholic Sentinel here.
A Message from Catholic Charities' Executive Director
Dear Catholic Charities of Oregon family, As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, Catholic Charities of Oregon remains a steadfast ally for our clients, staff, and volunteers. Since our founding in 1933, our organization has supported those in need through their most trying times to find stability and hope. Even now, we continue to serve our community and…
What Is Public Charge? The State of Oregon Addresses Frequently Asked Questions on DHS Rule Change
Background: On August 12, 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that it has finalized the new public charge rule. The new rule will take effect October 15, 2019; it is not retroactive. Changes include, but are not limited to, expanding the kinds of public benefits considered in the public charge test. Under the…
Migration Services Featured in "'A blanket of fear’: How deportations affect children"
A recent article in the Catholic Sentinel discusses the destructive effects of deportations and detentions on children and families. The Catholic Sentinel’s Katie Scott spoke to Pope Francis Center Director Vanessa Briseño, Intercultural Counseling Center Manager Lucrecia Suarez, Immigration Legal Services Director John Herrera, and retired immigration judge Michael Bennett. Read the article on their…
Catholic Charities Featured in "Catholic Charities to take over St. Francis Dining Hall in Southeast Portland"
Catholic Charities is proud to expand our partnership with the St. Francis Dining Hall and build on what parishioners have been doing for decades. Read The Oregonian’s article to learn more about this collaboration with local parishes.