The Metro Show: Catholic Charites

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(Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

(Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

For more than one hundred years, Catholic Charities has helped people in need. Catholic Charities is a federation of eight different agencies serving eleven counties in the St. Louis Area and has assisted over 156,000 people.

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services provides a continuum of care to senior adults including social, health and housing services.

Catholic Charities Community Services provides legal assistance, refugee services, housing crisis and homeless prevention to individuals and families in need.

Catholic Family Services is a professional counseling agency which provides community-based education and mental health services at numerous outreach locations.

Good Shepherd Children & Family Services provides the highest quality foster care, adoption, expectant parent counseling, advocacy and residential services.

Marygrove provides day and residential treatment for children and youth, including diagnosis, therapy and treatment, education and healthcare. Marygrove also provides crisis care, therapeutic foster care, transitional and independent living programs.

Queen of Peace Center is a recovery facility exclusively for women which provides comprehensive treatment services for addiction and mental illness.

Saint Martha’s Hall offers shelter, counseling and education to battered women and their children.

St. Patrick Center provides opportunities for self-sufficiency and dignity to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Interim President of Catholic Charities, Jack Lally was nice enough to come into the station and tell me about the great work that is being done.

Need Help? Do you want to help? It’s all here in the interview with Jack.

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