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icon-cornOver 206,573 meals
Thanks to our partners at Mid-Ohio Foodbank, Ohio State, and OhioHealth who helped us serve families in 2016

Client Satisfaction
94% of Clients who are very satisfied with our services

30,384 Family Members
Family members directly impacted by our family strengthening programs.

Case Management

Our team works together with our clients to lay out a vision for a better future for our clients and their families, and we develop a plan and work toward it together using a combination of individual and family development, community assets, advocacy, and basic needs assistance. Care is given in the context of encouragement. This is a core component of our Pathways to Hope program.

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Food and Emergency Assistance

Each year, Catholic Social Services provides nearly 100,000 meals and utility assistance for 1,500 families. This assistance is available through the Our Lady of Guadalupe Center in Columbus, and the St. Francis Catholic Outreach Center in Portsmouth.

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Transitional Housing

Moving a survivor and their children out of a shelter into a new home is a key part of keeping the family safe and helping them build a new future. This is a core component of our Pathways to Hope program.

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Post Adoption Services

If you are looking for information about an adoption, Catholic Social Services may be able to help.

Catholic Social Services maintains adoption files for adoptions facilitated within the Diocese of Columbus. We hold the adoption files from:

  • Catholic Social Services, formerly known as the Catholic Welfare Bureau
  • St. Vincent Orphanage
  • St. Ann’s Maternity Home

Those looking for information regarding a past adoption may submit a request using the forms in the post-adoption information packet (PDF). To acquire baptismal use this request form.

Counselors are available for additional support during the search and reunion process.

Please contact our intake worker for more information: (614) 857-1218

Post Adoption Services

If you are looking for information about a previous adoption, we hold the adoption files from:

  • Catholic Social Services, formerly known as the  Catholic Welfare Bureau
  • St. Vincent Orphanage
  • St. Ann’s Maternity Home

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How to Access Post Adoption Services:

Please contact our intake worker for more information: (614) 857-1218. Counselors are available for additional support during the search and reunion process.

“If you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday.” -Isaiah 58:10

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Locations
COLUMBUS

197 E. Gay Street
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 221-5891

WEST COLUMBUS

Our Lady of Guadalupe Center
441 Industry Drive
Columbus, OH 43204
(614) 340-7061

NEWARK

1031 Brice Street
Newark, OH 43055
(740) 345-2565

PORTSMOUTH

St. Francis Catholic Outreach Center
2311 Stockham Lane
Portsmouth, OH 45662
(740) 353-3185

ZANESVILLE

422 Main Street, Ste 400
P.O. Box 3446
Zanesville, OH 43702-3446
(740) 452-5057

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