Their Mission

The mission of Catholic Charities of Collier County, Diocese of Venice, Inc,. is to fight poverty, strengthen families and build communities. Agency services and programs ensure human dignity and enhance the quality of life for all persons regardless of race, creed, color or religious affiliation. Catholic Charities strives to sustain, stabilize and strengthen struggling individuals and families by guiding them on to the path of self-sufficiency.

 

Programs United Way Supports at Catholic Charities of Collier County

Catholic Charities provides non-denominational mental health counseling to children, adults, couples, and families to address issues such as anxiety and depression, anger, sexual abuse, relational difficulties, situational stress and substance abuse.

 

A Glance at their Work

SUSTAINING Families and Individuals

Prevention and Social Services
$2,875,281 

33,193 PEOPLE SERVED

Catholic Charities SUSTAINS families and individuals with programs and services that supply the necessities of life and provide the guidance needed to maintain independence.

Soup Kitchen:
16,129

Food, Clothing, Financial Assistance, Medication, and Case Management:
13,222

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program:
2,011

Senior Outreach:
1,462

HIV/AIDS Support:
369

STABILIZING Families and Individuals 
Family Reunification Services
$2,119,602 

5,912 PEOPLE SERVED

Catholic Charities STABILIZES families and individuals with programs and services that preserve and secure a healthy life and offer a steady path to self-reliance.

Immigration Services:
4,224

Affordable Housing:
989

Housing, Education, and Supplies for Mothers and Children:
252

Refugee Resettlement:
132

Support for Veterans:
101

Human Trafficking Victim Assistance:
87

Homeless Shelter for Families:
79

Empowerment Program:
48

STRENGTHENING Families and Individuals
Counseling and Education Services
$2,300,276

2,007 PEOPLE SERVED

Catholic Charities STRENGTHENS families and individuals with programs and services that improve their lives and increase their opportunities to prosper and achieve their potential.

Mental Health Counseling:  
848

Housing Counseling and Foreclosure Prevention:
634

After-School Education:
371

Early Learning Centers: 
107

Youth Mentoring: 
47

 

What Your Dollars Do

•$20 provides a back pack and school supplies for one child for one year
•$30 provides a Christmas of Thanksgiving holiday basket
•$45 provides a 40LB bag of food given out at the Food Pantry
•$100 provides 6 months of weekend food supplies for a homeless elementary school child.
•$180 provides one month of utilities for a family
•$300-$500 stabilize a family at risk of homelessness
•$1000 provides 6 months of prescriptions
•$1200 pays for 6 months of mental health counseling

 

Contact Information

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, Inc.
2210 Santa Barbara Boulevard
Naples, FL 34116
Phone 239-455-2655
Fax 239-455-7235
E-Mail maryshaughnessy@catholiccharitiescc.org