What is Catholic Charities?

Catholic Charities of Herkimer County is one of our area's largest, private, non-profit social service providers.  We are an independant 510(c)3 organization dedicated to helping the poor and vulnerable throughout Herkimer County. With the support of our dedicated staff and volunteers, we are Responding to Those in Crisis, Providing Basic Needs, and Supporting and Protecting the Vulnerable.  Through our inter-connected programs, more than 81,000 different people are helped each year through all 14 counties and we are Strengthening Families and Communities and Empowering Individuals.

CCDOA serves 14 counties if you are looking for assistance with the Diocesan Counties please follow this link: HERE

Who Can Receive Help From Catholic Charities?

Catholic Charities offers help and services to all people living in the Herkimer County, regardless of race, religion, ethnicty, or gender.  Many services are based on where you live, so please visit our Services and Programs page and select your county to see what services are offered in your area.

Do you have to be Catholic To Recieve Assistance?
NO!  CCHC serves all domination

How Can I Find Out More About Your Services?

Visit our "Services and Programs" pages to see all of our services.

How Do I Make a Gift To Catholic Charities?

You can find out more about the different ways to make a gift to Catholic Charities by visiting our "Donate" section of the website. You may also mail in your donation to:

Catholic Charities of Herkimer County
61 West Street
Ilion, NY 13357-1723

Contributions contact the Executive Director Maureen Petrie at: mpetrie@ccherkimer.org

Contributions to Catholic Charities are tax-deductible.
For more information, call 315-894-9917 and ask to speak with someone in the Development department.

Can I Volunteer With Catholic Charities?

Yes! We need your time and talents to help make our communities a better place.

Please visit our Voluntering Page to find out more about the opportunities for groups and individuals to volunteer with Catholic Charities, or contact us at 315-894-9917 for more information.

What If I Have Other Questions?

If you have a question or concern that is not represented here, please call us at 315-894-9917