Welcome to Catholic Charities of Central Florida

A Ministry of the Diocese of Orlando

Embracing those in need with hope, transforming their lives through faith, compassion, and service.

Ministries

Agape Mission Markets
The Agape Mission Market is a choice food pantry where families can get fresh fruits, vegetables, and more. Learn More
Food Distribution
Behavioral Health Services
Behavioral Health Services provides counseling services, care coordination and mental health education, and awareness-building. Learn More
Healthcare
Comprehensive Refugee Services
Comprehensive Refugee Services provides programs designed to help eligible refugees integrate into the community and achieve self-sufficiency. Learn More
Immigrants & Refugees
Culture of Life
The Culture of Life Office provides opportunities to protect and defend the sacredness and dignity of human life. Learn More
Human Dignity
Family Stability Program
The Family Stability Program provides homelessness prevention, rapid rehousing services, and emergency financial assistance to those in need. Learn More
Financial Assistance
Human Trafficking Task Force
The Human Trafficking Task Force provides support for human trafficking victims along with education and resources for the community. Learn More
Human Dignity
Immigration Legal Services
Immigration Legal Services provides assistance with immigration, citizenship, employment authorization, and more. Learn More
Immigrants & Refugees
Medical & Dental Clinics
The medical and dental clinics provide free services throughout the Diocese of Orlando to eliminate barriers to accessing healthcare. Learn More
Healthcare
Pathways to Care
Pathways to Care helps homeless and precariously-housed men and women with a safe place to heal from serious injury and illness. Learn More
Healthcare
Resurrection Housing Services
Resurrection Property Management exists to create strong, sustainable and quality affordable communities in the Diocese of Orlando. Learn More
Housing
Senior Wellness Services
Senior Wellness Services offers activities and services that promote good health and socialization for adults over the age of 55. Learn More
Healthcare
By the Numbers
people
received assistance (July 2020 through June 2021).
hours
served by volunteers (July 2020 through June 2021).
locations
across nine counties in Central Florida (as of September 1, 2021).
Our Catholic Faith
Our Catholic identity is integral to who we are as an organization. Learn more about the Roman Catholic Church.
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Becoming Catholic
Explore the possibility of becoming Catholic. Find your local parish to inquire about the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA).
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Mission & Faith
We are guided by the Seven Principles of Catholic Social Teaching. Learn more about our mission and faith.
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“I was in Chile, and I passed through 10 more countries and arrived in Mexico. After Mexico, I crossed the border and came here. Catholic Charities helped me a lot, like when I got here, I didn't have anything. I had no money. I had nothing, but you helped me sign up for food stamps and to go to the hospital. The people here are very good. Since I was little, I was in Catholic school. The Church is very good. The people have big hearts. They help people who don't have a lot. It is very good. I like…
-Consolee
Client, Family Stability Program
“Since COVID hit, I lost my job. I was an aid, and a lot of patients had passed. I recently just got two jobs, so still trying to pick things up before I can stop coming here, but they are always a blessing. A little bit goes a long way. Instead of having to go food shopping constantly, I save about $80 instead of having to spend it. It’s a lot easier. We have a family of ten. In addition to my own family, I am taking care of my sister’s kids, since she had passed last year because of…
-Samantha
Client, Agape Mission Markets
“I come on Tuesdays. I do the packing! We don’t see anyone. I am the ‘fruit division.’ I think of Christ and giving the first fruits. I was just looking to give back. I lost my husband a couple years ago, and I had all this time, and God has been so good to me that I wanted to give back. I know my sole purpose in life is to love and serve Christ and His people. We laugh. We have tea. It’s just knowing that as we fill the boxes, knowing this is for that family, that is for…
-Karen
Volunteer, Agape Mission Markets

Our News

Date Posted: 09.03.2021
The shortest verse in Sacred Scripture is “Jesus wept” (John 11:35). In our pain, Jesus weeps with us. Following the devastation of Hurricane Ida, wildfires in California, flooding in Tennessee, and turmoil in Afghanistan, the funds collected during the Disaster...
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Date Posted: 08.31.2021
At this time, we have not been asked to support the resettlement of Afghan refugees nor has Orlando been selected as a primary location for Afghan resettlement. As we continue to assess the evolving situation, we will provide updates as...
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