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.


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