Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be Catholic to receive assistance from Catholic Charities, Diocese of Youngstown?

No! Catholic Charities, Diocese of Youngstown helps all those in-need, regardless of religious affiliation.

as resources allow in your county of residence.

Do I have to live in Youngstown to receive assistance?

No! We serve all six counties of the Diocese of Youngstown, including:

  • Ashtabula
  • Columbiana
  • Mahoning
  • Portage
  • Stark
  • Trumbull
How do I apply?

Visit our locations page and find your closest Catholic Charities Agency. Contact them via phone or email.

Are there any eligibility requirements to receive assistance from Catholic Charities?

Requirements vary across each agency. Please visit our locations page, and contact your local agency for their eligibility requirements.

How can I make a donation to support Catholic Charities’ programs and services?

Visit our Give Help page, or follow us on social media for updates on our newest collections and campaigns.

Is Catholic Charities, Diocese of Youngstown a non-profit organization?

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Youngstown is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity.

View our Platinum Transparency Guidestar Profile.

Can Catholic Charities help with emergency financial assistance?

Yes! Please find a Catholic Charities agency near you to find out how to apply for emergency assistance.

How can I get involved as a volunteer with Catholic Charities?

To offer your time as a volunteer, please message us via our Contact page.

Are there any job opportunities available at Catholic Charities, Diocese of Youngstown?

Click here to view a list of current job opportunities.

Does Catholic Charities offer assistance with immigration and refugee services?

Visit our Locations page to find out which agencies offer these services.

Can I donate non-monetary items like clothing, food, or furniture to Catholic Charities?

Yes! Our agencies aim keep a stock of both food, and taxable household goods year-round. Please contact your nearest agency to find out how and when to drop off donations.

Is Catholic Charities involved in disaster relief efforts?

For local disasters, Yes. Catholic Charities, Diocese of Youngstown will often collect disaster relief donations, which are then delivered in full to the affected area(s).

How much of my donation goes to programming that helps people in need?
89 cents of every dollar we receive helps to fund the Catholic Charities agencies, as well as other programs and ministries that benefit others.
Based on 2022 data.
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