Catholic Charities Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Program presents:
Survivor Statement Project
We are so pleased to be awarded a $10,000 grant from Wells Fargo for our emergency family shelter operations! This grant will help fund the operations of our shelter by sustaining the infrastructure that temporarily alleviates the burden of housing for homeless families. This allows our staff to...
Refugee Summit 2016
The Diocese of Des Moines Catholic Charities Refugee Resettlement Team attended and participated in the Refugee Summit hosted by area service providers and United Way. The Refugee Summit was held at Plymouth Church in Des Moines on October 7, 2016. The summit was a way of...
Conversion of food pantry to an improved, choice-style pantry requires Catholic Charities to no longer offer clothing as of January 1, 2017.
Due to a generous gift of $2,500 from Prairie Meadows Community Betterment Foundation to Catholic Charities St. Mary Family Center for personal care items, we were able to distribute emergency supply of personal care items to 930 families.
The new Safe at Home act shrouds a victim by allowing them to change their permanent address to Des Moines regardless of where they live.
Summary of 2016 World Refugee Day in Des Moines.
Pictured are: Sarah Miller, Sexual Assault Advocate (and the photographer) and Carrie Potter, Sexual Abuse Coordinator from Catholic Charities Phoenix House in Council Bluffs.
The photographic Survivor Statement Display is currently at Alegent Health Community Memorial...
Students at high schools participated in Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month this February.
Catholic Charities, LSI, and other groups interviewed in this story by KCRG TV-9 in Eastern Iowa discussing Sirian refugees and how long it will take them to reach the U.S.
This is a story of a family who found them selves homeless, and on the verge of splitting up. Through staff and services at Catholic Charities St. Joseph Emergency Family Shelter the family reconnected, found structure, and developed a plan for their family to find housing and thrive.
E-Caritas is the online newsletter for Catholic Charities, Diocese of Des Moines.