Funds we Manage - Social Services
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles is the social service arm of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, providing relief services to the poor and homeless including food pantries, elder care, refugee resettlement, youth employment, low-income preschools, and more. Catholic Charities of LA covers a geographic area that includes Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles counties, operating 22 community centers and seven homeless shelters that serve anyone in need regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, age, or religious belief.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council of Los Angeles
St. Vincent de Paul is a Catholic volunteer organization that serves the poor and homeless of any religion for free. Members of the Society seek, in a spirit of justice and charity, to promote the dignity of the person and alleviate human suffering and distress while correcting conditions that caused them.
Members are actively involved in providing person-to-person assistance to those in need, guided by the creed of “No Act of Charity Is Foreign to the Society.”
St. Francis Center
Since 1972, St. Francis Center has provided relief and support to homeless and extremely low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles. Much more than a soup kitchen or food pantry, it offers a unique range of services to sustain and empower those in need. Welcoming all with joy, dignity, and compassion, the staff at St. Francis dedicates themselves every day to “Serving Hope” in the Los Angeles community.
Youth Mentoring Fund
Catholic Big Brothers Big Sisters (CBBBS) was founded in 1925 with the purpose of providing help for the youth of the greater Los Angeles area. CBBBS works with approximately 400 youth each year and provides one-on-one mentoring matches as well as social services for the youth and their families. CBBBS has several mentoring programs, including the Community-Based Program, the School-Based Program, the Workplace-Based Program, and Collaborative Projects (nonprofits and academic institutions).