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News and Announcements

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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Volunteers Make the Difference

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Catholic Charities is looking for volunteers who can safely serve those in need in limited roles. If you are healthy and do not belong to a vulnerable group consider our volunteering opportunities with limited interaction with the public.

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Help By Giving

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

Catholic Non-Profits Innovate as Coronavirus Pandemic Spreads,

Crux, March 30, 2020
From telehealth counseling to mobile shower trucks, Catholic non-profits are shifting gears to meet spiking needs and anxieties among the most vulnerable populations in the COVID-19 pandemic.

VIDEO: A yearlong work of mercy

Catholic News Service, October 28, 2019
Every week, this former Mount Vernon, Virginia, Grand Knight collects thousands of loaves of sliced bread from three bakery distributors and shares them with those in need.

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Catholic Charities sends mobile response center on final day of WorkCamp

July 1, 2019

The last day of WorkCamp 2019 saw more than 800 campers rise early to clean and collect their things before a day of goodbyes...

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Corona Anxiety

Advice from a counselor on dealing with fear, anxiety, depression or spiritual crisis

March 23, 2020

March 23, 2020

With the rapid changes brought on by COVID-19, there is an incredible level of stress for everyone in the country. We have worries about our families, our work, finances, and loved ones living in areas that may be experiencing an even greater impact than here in the Diocese of Arlington...

How to talk to children about COVID-19

March 16, 2020

With diocesan schools closed for the next two weeks, the continued spread of COVID-19 and all the news coverage, many parents are wondering how best to talk to their children about the new coronavirus. ...

Statements and Press Releases

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington Continues to Serve the Most Vulnerable During Time of Crisis

 March 24, 2020
Our job is to serve the most vulnerable people in our diocese, as our faith compels us, no matter what is taking place in the world around us. We are responding creatively in order to continue safely serving those in need during this COVID-19 pandemic...

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Diocese of Arlington Response to Concerns of the Coronavirus

 March 5, 2020
The Diocese of Arlington has been actively communicating with county public health departments and Center for Disease Control (CDC) to ensure that all diocesan parishes, schools, ministries, and charities are responding appropriately to the spread of the coronavirus and other infectious diseases.

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