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We Can Help: Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Catholic Charities continues to safely respond by phone to emailed requests for emergency rent and utility assistance to eligible individuals and families throughout the 21 counties and seven cities of the Diocese of Arlington. Find out about the evictions process during COVID-19.

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During this difficult time in our nation, Catholic Charities relies more than ever on the generosity of parishioners, parishes and friends who donate financial resources, food, or other material gifts to support our work feeding the hungry and serving other vulnerable people.

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In the News

Churches Throughout the Diocese Along With the Catholic Charities Provide Over $2 Million for Those in Need

WDVM , August 21, 2020
Parishes and Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Arlington have helped provide almost $2.4 million to support impacted communities due to COVID-19...

Area Catholics Assist Those in Need During COVID-19 Pandemic

InsideNova , August 21, 2020
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington, its parishes and Catholic Charities of the diocese provided nearly $2.4 million in emergency assistance to just over 100,000 local residents of the region, according to a new accounting...

Area Catholics Assist Those in Need During COVID-19 Pandemic

Culpeper Star-Exponent , August 21, 2020
Parishes and Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Arlington, including those in Culpeper, provided nearly $2.4 million in emergency rental and utility assistance, food and medical services to more than 101,000 individuals over the past five months, according to a news release from the diocese...

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Arlington Catholic Herald

Responding to Racism Means a Conversion of Heart, Says Fr. Scott Woods

August 26, 2020

Addressing racism means opening our hearts to an ongoing process of interior conversion as we “strive to see each other first as sons and daughters of God,” said Father Scott Woods, a priest in the Archdiocese of Washington who spoke at the diocesan conference, “Responding to Racism: Understanding, Conversion, Action.”

Statements and Press Releases

MEDIA ADVISORY: Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington’s Migration and Refugee Services Distributes Backpacks to More Than 250 Local Refugee Children for Back-To-School

 September 9, 2020
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington’s Migration and Refugee Program (MRS) is hosting its annual “Backpack Giveaway” this year as a drive-thru to ensure safe social distancing for families, volunteers and staff...

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Local Catholic Church Provides Almost $2.4 Million in Critical Support to Impacted Communities During Last 5 Months of COVID-19 Response

 August 4, 2020
Parishes and Catholic Charities in Diocese of Arlington Help More Than 101,000 Individuals in Need During Pandemic: Provide $1 Million in Rental and Utility Assistance, $1.1 Million in Food Assistance and Almost $200,000 in Free or Discounted Medical Services..."

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