Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego 

committed to the judeo-christian vision of love, hope, peace & justice for all

Emergency Food Distribution Network

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You & Me

DISCOVER THE LIFE-CHANGING STORIES OF THOSE THAT HAVE BEEN BROUGHT TOGETHER BY CATHOLIC CHARITIES AND LEARN HOW YOU CAN HELP US MAKE THE DIFFERENCE.

Serving San Diego & Imperial County Communities

FOR I WAS HUNGRY AND YOU GAVE ME SOMETHING TO EAT, I WAS THIRSTY AND YOU GAVE ME SOMETHING TO DRINK

The Hands That Feed Us

In this California border town, migrant farm workers line the streets at night in hopes of getting hired for the day. If they’re chosen, the bus leaves now and work starts by sunrise.

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Home Away From Home

For many refugees, home is a place they may never return. See resettlement through the eyes of a DRC refugee.

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The Invisible Homeless

In an epicenter of America’s homeless crisis, the streets are “swept” of living humans each morning—where homeless women go, and how they got here.

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Serving Others

Good Samaritan Society members are our special benefactors who make a monthly gift in support of our programs and services.

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Exemplifying Values

Stand in solidarity with the poor and vulnerable in our communities. We invite you as individuals, or as a group to build relationships through presence and service.

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Disaster Relief and Recovery

Our disaster response team – along with the knowledge and expertise of our member agencies – mobilizes quickly and effectively to aid those experiencing or recovering from disasters.

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Naturalization & Citizenship

Learn about the naturalization application process for U.S. citizenship, eligibility requirements, fee waiver options, English language exemptions, and responses to frequently asked questions in our informative video!

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Plan de Emergencia

Caridades Católicas, Diócesis de San Diego (CCSD) es una organización no lucrativa reconocida por la Mesa de Apelaciones de Emigración y por el Servicio de Emigración y Naturalización de los Estados Unidos (USCIS), para proveer asistencia legal de migración a costos nominales.

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He came not to be served, but to serve.

We are a ministry of the church caring for the poor and the vulnerable. Our ministry is based on the person of Jesus, who “came not to be served, but to serve.” We believe in the dignity of the human person, and are committed to the Judeo-Christian vision of justice and peace.

Committed to Judeo-Christian Vision of Love, Hope, Peace & Justice for All

OUR OFFICES

Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego, Administration offices are located at The Pastoral Center, 3888 Paducah Drive, San Diego 92117. There are no direct services provided at this location. All direct services are housed at sites throughout San Diego and Imperial Counties. If you are unsure of any department’s office or service location, please call 619 323-2841.