Catholic Charities
"To love and serve our neighbors as ourselves."


Catholic Charities has four offices across the Diocese. We are located in Altoona, Johnstown, Bellefonte, and McConnellsburg. Click below for detailed contact information for all four of our locations. 

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Our services are provided by a skilled, experienced staff, many of whom have master's degrees in counseling and social work and are licensed and certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and other professional organizations. 

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Seeking Support

We have received reports from several local parishioners stating that they received a telephone call soliciting for contributions to Catholic Charities.
Catholic Charities does not solicit for individual contributions by telemarketing. Currently, Catholic Charities solicits support by mail, email, our website,, and our annual second collection in November.
If you receive a call seeking contributions for Catholic Charities, please feel free to contact our office at 944-9388.

Recent News

Nov 20, 2019

Save the Date for Giving Tuesday

You’re already getting fliers and emails for Black Friday and Cyber Monday—remember to save the date for another special day. Catholic Charities is part of Giving Tuesday 2019—a chance to live your faith by giving back to neighbors in need.

Nov 20, 2019

Generous Supporters Partner to Bring Thanksgiving Joy to Blair County Families

Thanks to generous donors and sponsors, Catholic Charities is delighted to help provide Thanksgiving celebrations to Blair County families.

Nov 20, 2019

Cambria County’s Only Emergency Shelter Offers Safe, Secure Housing as Winter Arrives

There’s no good time of the year to be homeless. Everyone deserves to live with dignity in safe, secure housing, year-round. But as colder months arrive, the availability of emergency shelter is especially important.

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