Human Services

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud

  • St. Cloud, MN
  • www.ccstcloud.org

Mission Statement

Catholic Charities is a nonprofit organization that advances the charitable and social mission of the Diocese of St. Cloud. We build commnities, promote family life, and enhance human dignity by providing quality services to meet the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of individulas and families of all faiths and beliefs.

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud serves a 16 county area in Central Minnesota.

Main Programs

  1. Caritas Family Services
  2. Community Services
  3. Housing Services
  4. Residential and Day Services
  5. Social Concerns
Service Areas

Self-reported

Minnesota

Serving 16 counties in Central Minnesota, including: Wilkin, Traverse, Otter Tail, Grant, Stevens, Douglas, Pope, Wadena, Todd, Morrision, Stearns, Benton, Sherburne, Mille Lacs, Kanabec and Isanti.   Catholic Charities administrative, along with the Food Shelf, St. Cloud Children's Home, and Caritas Mental Health Services are located in St. Cloud, MN.  We provide Senior Dining and Meals On Wheels in over 50 communities in Central Minnesota.

ruling year

1946

Principal Officer since 1994

Self-reported

Mr. Steven P. Bresnahan

Keywords

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communities,family,dignity,spiritual

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Also Known As

Catholic Charities

EIN

41-0737799

 Number

6455625149

Physical Address

911 18th Street North

St. Cloud, 56302 2390

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash) (P60)

Family Counseling, Marriage Counseling (P46)

Senior Centers/Services (P81)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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In 2012 Catholic Charities reduced meal gaps in families and seniors by feeding over 53,000 through our food shelf, senior dining and home-delivered meals programs.
Catholic Charities positively impacted over 3,000 individuals through our work in mental health including programs such as St. Cloud Children's Home, Hope Community Support and Caritas Mental Health Clinic.
In addition we were blessed to receive the talents and energy of nearly 4,000 volunteers who contributed the time equivalent of 54 full-time staff.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Caritas Family Services

Caritas Family Services manages 9 programs of counseling and emergency service for adults and children, whether individuals, couples or within families.
Services include:

Food Shelf, clothing and financial assistance,

Mental Health Clinic is an outpatient counseling and behavioral health facility operating in St. Cloud, Minnesota, and through out Central Minnesota. The clinic offers:

Counseling services(clinic1.1.htm) - individual, couple, and family
Group therapy and education(clinic2.htm)
Diagnostic assessments(clinic3.htm) - emotional, psychological
Psychiatric services(clinic4.htm) - assessments, medication management.
A multi-disciplinary team(clinic6.htm) of 13 licensed social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists serve children and adults of
Life Transition Services
Legal Immigration Services
Pregnancy Counseling
Adoption Services
Financial Counseling

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Adults

General Public/Unspecified

Immigrants/Newcomers/Refugees

Budget

Program 2

Community Services

Catholic Charities Senior Dining Program provides low-cost, (or waivered) nutritious noon-hour meals to working, retired, and semi-retired persons age 60 and over by maintaining congregate or restaurant dining sites in 47 communities across Central Minnesota.
Foster Grandparent Program
SAIL/SHY - Housing assistance and supportive services to young adults at risk of homelessness
Waivered Services- Supportive services to developmentally disabled individuals living within their homes and communities

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

Program 3

Housing Services

A total of 775 units of affordable housing are managed by Catholic Charities Housing Services, in 13 communities: Belgrade, Browns Valley, Holdingford, Isanti, Little Falls, Melrose, Milaca, Morris, Isle, Richmond, Sauk Centre, St. Cloud and St. Joseph.

Category

Housing

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Program 4

Residential and Day Services

The mission of Catholic Charities Children's Residential Services is to foster and promote services for children and families to enhance their growth and development.

 

Catholic Charities Child and Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Day Treatment is a community-based educational alternative offering academic, therapeutic, and skills training to at-risk youth in grades 1 - 12. Students/clients from Central Minnesota who are experiencing emotional and behavioral difficulties after traditional educational or therapeutic interventions have been unsuccessful may access this program by a multidisciplinary team. Youth returning from a partial hospital, inpatient hospital, or residential setting but needing help transitioning to a less restrictive environment are often referred to our Child and Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Day Treatment

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

Program 5

Social Concerns

Social Concerns promotes Catholic social teaching(social4.htm) which Catholic Charities is founded upon – teachings like the inherent dignity of all people, care for God's creation, and the preferential option for the poor and vulnerable. Kathy Langer, Catholic Charities Director of Social Concerns, encourages the Catholic community at large to consider what it means to live the gospel message of love and challenges parishes to answer the question, "How do we live our faith according to Catholic social teaching?”

Category

Religion

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Minnesota

Serving 16 counties in Central Minnesota, including: Wilkin, Traverse, Otter Tail, Grant, Stevens, Douglas, Pope, Wadena, Todd, Morrision, Stearns, Benton, Sherburne, Mille Lacs, Kanabec and Isanti.   Catholic Charities administrative, along with the Food Shelf, St. Cloud Children's Home, and Caritas Mental Health Services are located in St. Cloud, MN.  We provide Senior Dining and Meals On Wheels in over 50 communities in Central Minnesota.

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Funding Needs

Catholic Charities relies on donors to support the food shelf with in kind and monetary contributions, the Foster Grandparent program, senior dining and meals on wheels. Other needs include support for the St. Cloud Children's Home, a residential treatment facility,  our SHY (Supported Housing for Youth) program, and financial counseling programs. We serve a vast area geographically across the heart of Minnesota and serve over 60,000 people of all ages and faiths per year.

Accreditations

Board of Immigration Appeals - Accreditation

Child Placing Agency

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - Housing Counseling Agency Certification

Affiliations + Memberships

Catholic Charities USA

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member

America's Second Harvest - Affiliate

Chamber of Commerce

Second Harvest Food Bank

United Way Member Agency

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Financials

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CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE DIOCESE
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Steven P. Bresnahan

BIO

Steven Ex. Director of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud holds an M.A. in Health Service Administration from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. from St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota.

He currently serves on numerous housing boards and on the board of the local United Way, and has served on Catholic Charities USA Board of Trustees, the Catholic Health Association of Minnesota, St. Benedict's Senior Community, Great River Interfaith Partnership and the Stearns Benton Workforce Council.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Andrew J. Steil

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Term: Jan 2016 - Dec 2017

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