About Us

"To love and serve our neighbors as ourselves."

Our Mission at Catholic Charities:

To provide service to those in need, to advocate for justice, to encourage all Catholics and all people to live justly and care for the poor in our local communities.


Who We Serve

Catholic Charities serves any and all who seek aid for our professional assistance without regard to religious affiliation. We are committed to serving and comforting ALL people in need regardless of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, sex, national origin, handicap or disability.


Catholic Charities is financially supported by:

  • Generous donors from within the Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
  • Generous support from donors of all faiths within the communities we serve
  • Generous local businesses within our service area
  • Cathedraticum Assessments
  • Local, state and national United Way campaigns
  • Foundation grants
  • Federal and state government funding

To love and serve our neighbors as ourselves.

Committed to serving the people of central Pennsylvania without regard for race, ethnic origin, religious belief, or financial means, through the generosity of donors from the Altoona-Johnstown Catholic Diocese, from the communities we serve, and from the United Ways in Cambria-Somerset Counties, Clinton, Centre County and Blair County.