The mission of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis is to serve those in need. They are a leader at solving poverty, creating opportunity, and advocating for justice in the community. The organization is working to advance a vision of a community where there is poverty for no one and opportunity for everyone.
In this Jubilee Year of Mercy, we are called to focus on The Corporal Works of Mercy. Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis provides so many Catholic social services, such as the Corporal Work of providing Shelter to the Homeless.
Recently, Catholic Charities provided over 450,000 nights of housing and shelter, with over 1 million meals served to those in poverty. This was accomplished by over 165,000 hours of service from volunteers, and more than 10,000 community members advocating for those in need.
Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis operates 7 shelters and 13 housing facilities in our area. The Dorothy Day Center is 1 of these 7 shelters and provides the following and more to the homeless:
- Emergency Shelter
- Housing Services
- Veteran Services
- Mental Health Assistance
- Chemical Health Support Groups
For information about the services of the 7 Catholic Charities shelters, click here – https://www.cctwincities.org/locations/?services=Shelter
To learn more about the services of the 13 Catholic Charities housing facilities, click here – https://www.cctwincities.org/locations/?services=Housing
The CSAF supports Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis as 1 of 17 Collective Ministries served each year – http://csafspm.org/whom-you-help/catholic-charities