St. Elizabeth’s Guild
St. Elizabeth’s Guild supports special projects and needs throughout the year for the children’s programs of Catholic Charities.
Padua House is a residential program for those with intellectual disabilities who are medically fragile from the ages of birth to 35. Padua House is a licensed Intermediate Care Facility and offers the following services: 24-hour nursing care and 24-hour on-call doctor, weekly doctor visits, onsite neurology, orthopedic and ophthalmology clinics, pharmaceutical services, dietary consultation, physical, occupational and speech therapy and psychological services.
St. John the Baptist Head Start is a child and family development program with special emphasis on a comprehensive range of services to preschoolers 3 to 5 years of age. The services include health services (medical and dental), social services, mental health services, nutrition services and early childhood education to promote the social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth and development of each child.
Cornerstone Kids mentors children between the ages of 4 – 17 who have at least one incarcerated parent. Through the mentoring program, these children gain cultural awareness, confidence, and self-esteem.
Isaiah 43 is a parenting and mentoring program with a mission of strengthening and supporting families to bring about a change in the culture of our society. Isaiah 43 engages youth and parents to encourage peaceful conflict resolution, skillful communication, constructive discipline, forgiveness, and leadership development.
Therapeutic Family Services matches children with behavioral, or developmental problems, or medically fragile children with families who provide specialized foster care. TFS trains and supports prospective foster parents who provide a temporary home for children whose parents cannot care for them. The goal is to reunite these children with their families.
Caring for the children of Catholic Charities since the 1950’s.