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Catholic Charities Provides Numerous Social Services

Catholic Charities is the primary social service agencyCatholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, serving all regardless of religious affiliation in their time of greatest need. With offices in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Greene, Lawrence and Washington counties, Catholic Charities provides programs and services that include adoption, counseling, safety net and stability services, health care for the uninsured, housing and homeless assistance, pregnancy and parenting support, refugee and senior services.

Our mission is to serve with excellence, professionalism, integrity and compassion, the human needs of individuals and families, regardless of their religious affiliation, and to provide leadership in mobilizing the resources of parishes and the wider community in addressing these needs. Catholic Charities’ programs and services are available to those who live within the six counties of the Diocese—Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Greene, Lawrence and Washington.

For more information, visit our website at


Adoption Orientation Sessions

Opening your heart and home to a child can be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling things you’ll ever do. Catholic Charities helps place infants, children and youth, including those with special needs. We also handle international adoptions.

Catholic Charities has an excellent reputation in the region for confidential and professional service to prospective parents. We help adoptive families through the process with support services, parental counseling and training.

Open to anyone wanting to learn more about the adoption process through Catholic Charities.

2012 Orientation Dates:

  • April 11
  • June 6
  • August 8
  • October 3
  • December 5

Time: 6:30 to 8:00 pm
Place: Catholic Charities Offices, 212 9th Street, Pittsburgh,15222
Contact: 412-682-4410 

Dancing with the Celebrities of Pittsburgh

May 5, 2012
6:00 pm
Westin Convention Center Hotel
Benefits Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center

Cheer on our dancers as they perform that night!
• Richard DiFilippo, DMD, CCFHCC Board Member & Volunteer Dentist
• Jari Jariwala, Husband of volunteer Dr. Letitia Jariwala
• Autumn Stewart, PhD, Associate Professor,
Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy

• Shannon Salicce, CCFHCC Dental Manager

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30th Annual Bishop’s Dinner for Catholic Charities

May 11, 2012
6:00 pm
Westin Convention Center Hotel

Join us as we celebrate 30 years of the community’s support for the mission and programs of Catholic Charities. Howard (Hoddy) and Mary Anne Hanna and their family will serve as the host family this year.

Bishop David Zubik will present the 2012 caritas Awards to:

Flame of Hope Award                                          Service Award

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo                                    Diocese of Pittsburgh
Archbishop of Houston-Galveston Diocese           Diaconate Program


Leadership Award                                               Living the Spirit Award
Southwestern Pennsylvania                                   Good Shepherd Parish, Braddock
Food Security Partnership

Sponsorship information and reservation details will be available online at or call 412-456-6969.

Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

May 19, 2012
Benefits Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center

Come walk with us!

The 2012 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community Pittsburgh will be held Saturday, May 19, 2012, at their new walk location, Stage AE. This year’s walk benefits 71 local health
and human service organizations.

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