Catholic Charities
"To love and serve our neighbors as ourselves."


Catholic Charities has four offices across the Diocese. We are located in Altoona, Johnstown, Bellefonte, and McConnellsburg. Click below for detailed contact information for all four of our locations. 

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Our services are provided by a skilled, experienced staff, many of whom have master's degrees in counseling and social work and are licensed and certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and other professional organizations. 

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Seeking Support

We have received reports from several local parishioners stating that they received a telephone call soliciting for contributions to Catholic Charities.
Catholic Charities does not solicit for individual contributions by telemarketing. Currently, Catholic Charities solicits support by mail, email, our website,, and our annual second collection in November.
If you receive a call seeking contributions for Catholic Charities, please feel free to contact our office at 944-9388.

Recent News

Oct 23, 2019

Give for the Holidays, Even While You Shop

You can give to Catholic Charities directly year-round, and in one of these two ways, which are especially popular during the Christmas season. Learn about Giving Tuesday and Amazon Smile.

Oct 23, 2019

When Other Doors are Closed, Catholic Charities Gives Help and Hope

Like most non-profits, Catholic Charities writes to you every year, usually more than once, asking for donations. There are many worthwhile causes and organizations seeking your help—Catholic Charities is one of many.

Oct 23, 2019

Lack of Affordable Housing Reaches Crisis Level in Our Region

When rent equals or exceeds 30% of an individual’s income, they face an increased risk of homelessness, and struggle to afford other basic necessities. This is the grim reality facing residents in all 8 counties in our area, and it disproportionately affects seniors, families and individuals with disabilities.

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