Mission: Catholic charities stabilizes families in crisis by providing food at no cost at our daily bread food pantry. The agency operates two 24/7 shelters, one for the victims of domestic violence and one for homeless families. Also provided is utility assitance for low income families. Catholic charities strengthens families by providing counseling and adoption services at reduced fees, by providing day services for individuals who suffer from developmental or physical disabilities allowing them to stay in their family homes, by providing classes in healthy relationships, by providing foster grandparents who work in the school districts mentoring children and in immigration services helping documented individuals and families.
Programs: Counseling and adoption services - provide individual family and marital counseling; crisis pregnancy services; also provide marriage enhancement and marriage skills training for low-income married couples under the marriage for keeps program.
adult day services program - provide daily care and supervision for adult physically and mentally handicapped persons; offer daily living, recreation, health counseling, and transportation to the center.
harbor house - provide temporary shelter, counseling, education, outreach and advocacy to women and children who are victims of domestic violence; outreach services extend to the district attorney's office, municipal court, and the wichita and el dorado, kansas, social and rehabilitation services offices.
other program services: foster grandparents, immigration services, the anthony family shelter, and the help center and southeast kansas social services.