What We Do

Prevent Homelessness

We help individuals and families maintain their homes and their dignity through case management, transitional housing programs and emergency financial assistance. We provide homeless men, women and children with the most basic necessities of food, shelter and the skills and resources they need to become self-sufficient.

Alleviate Hunger

We provide hunger relief services through our food pantries in Orlando, Cocoa, Daytona Beach, Lakeland and Winter Haven and through Agape Food Bank, our 21,000 square foot food distribution warehouse in Lakeland.

Provide Access to Healthcare

We provide free healthcare services including case management and preventative health education to individuals and families who are uninsured in areas of critical need. We serve individuals in Seminole, Lake, Sumter, Marion, and Osceola counties by promoting wellness and providing caring, quality medical care, specialty services and preventative health education.

Care for Immigrants & Refugees

We assist refugees who escape tragedy, violence and war to begin a new life in the U.S. through: housing and basic necessities, youth services, cultural orientation and employment assistance. We provide various services targeted to the specific needs of the Central Florida immigrant community to ensure, and promote justice, compassion and acceptance for all newcomers.

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Mom Teaches How to Give Back

For three brothers, a hot summer day was an opportunity to share ...

Catholic Charities Introduces Mobile Case Management in Volusia County

The Family Stability Program, operated by Catholic Charities of Central Florida, helps ...

The Adoption Option

Leesa Elliott, Pregnancy and Adoption Counselor at Catholic Charities Adoption Services, speaks ...

Sisters from El Salvador Reunited with Parents after 15 years

By Jennifer Powers Tears of joy streamed down the faces of the ...
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Catholic Charities helps victims of Pulse shooting

From June 20 to July 1, Catholic Charities of Central Florida operated ...
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Patriotic Priest: Father Augustine Clark becomes U.S. Citizen

By Jennifer Powers Among the 90 immigrants from 37 different countries receiving ...
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In the Midst of Tragedy – A Call to Love and Service

By Christine Young and Teresa Peterson Since the worst shooting attack in ...
Alan Rettig and Joanne Lepold with Catholic Charities of Central Florida receive funds for a new caseworker in Sumter County from United Way Interim Director Alan Holden. Photo by Glenda Meekins.

Catholic Charities Expands into Sumter County with Grant from United Way

On May 24, the United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties presented ...

Thank you to our partners

We are so grateful to our donors, sponsors and parishes who allow us to bring God’s hope to those in need.

Click here to learn more about our generous partners who passionately support our mission