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Important Notice:

Safe Streets community events CANCELED – canvasses and mediations continue.

Community & Neighborhood Based Services

Catholic Charities provides a wide range of services to support individuals, families and communities.

Safe Streets is an evidence-based violence prevention and interruption program that works to reduce shootings in high violence areas, operated by Catholic Charities in collaboration with the Baltimore City Department of Health. 600-677-2001. LEARN MORE >>

Christopher Place Employment Academy is an intensive residential employment program that provides education and training, as well as recovery support to formerly homeless men of the Baltimore area. 667-600-3400. LEARN MORE >>

For more than 30 years, the people of My Brother’s Keeper have been deeply committed to the Irvington community of West Baltimore, growing from a modest meal provider to a robust center of support. We are excited to continue that mission and expand on the wonderful work of so many passionate staff, supporters and friends. LEARN MORE>>

The Cherry Hill Town Center in south Baltimore includes the Family Dollar and other retail shops, five different eateries, the Enoch Pratt Free Library, and the Cherry Hill Senior Center. The shopping center was re-developed by Catholic Charities with support from both public and private partners. The center serves as a focal point for neighborhood economic, educational and community services. LEARN MORE >>

Community & Neighborhood Based Services

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In FY18, Safe Streets of Sandtown-Winchester intervened in 515 incidents, preventing them from becoming violent.
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Christopher Place Employment Academy trained 49 formerly homeless men for careers – 36 obtained jobs, 82% make $12 per hour or more so far in FY2017.

Community & Neighborhood Based Services in the News, Stories & Testimonials

A boost for tech’s role in counseling

June 1st, 2020|

When COVID-19 forced Catholic Charities to end most of its in-person counseling services in mid-March, the team pivoted quickly and began reaching out from home, offering sessions to clients by phone or through video conferencing. [...]

With our breath, we add our voice

May 29th, 2020|

William J. McCarthy Jr. Executive Director It’s been five years since Freddie Gray’s death, and it might not have happened in Baltimore this week, but across the country, it’s still happening. It’s been 52 years [...]

Small businesses, big hearts

May 22nd, 2020|

Editor's note: We are very grateful for food donations. At the moment, we ask that new groups or individuals consider donations of in-kind goods beyond food. Each day, it takes countless donations to help Catholic [...]

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