Adoption-Infants/children from U.S & abroad can be adopted. CCC is licensed child placing agency, maintaining highest standards regarding care of children domestically & internationally committed to finding loving, permanent homes for children in our care, regardless of age/special needs. Families Together-Offers support & reunification services to families w/children in out-of-home placement or at risk of removal from home due to abuse/ neglect; services short term, intensive & family based w/goals to improve family functioning, child’s safety & increase well-being of child/family. Foster Care-Provides homes for children experiencing emotional, behavioral & social problems due to history of abuse/neglect. Refugee & Other Unaccompanied Minors-Provides foster care to refugee minors who fled home countries due to war/persecution due to race, religion or political affiliation. Services provided over 30 yrs-one of oldest & largest programs in U.S. Social workers & foster parents provide intensive support to help kids adjust to life. Treatment Foster Care-Serves children infancy to 21 yrs who require therapeutic environment w/professional case management, supervision & support. Many have been emotionally traumatized. Goal-provide emotionally safe environment. Promote permanency in placement giving stability to families & children. Intensive In-Home-Counseling, crisis intervention & support services offered to child/adolescent at risk of move to out-of-home placement or transition back to family from out of home placements. Based on belief that families can, through intervention, learn to nurture children, improve their functioning & gain support in community to enable family to remain safely together. Pregnancy Counseling-Helps pregnant women make healthy decisions. Experienced staff understand challenges & support decision process. Community resources located to assist with medical care & expenses. Adoption planning available. Work w/both parents, separately/together.
Affordable Housing-Partner for affordable Richmond housing. Housing/Financial Counseling-Certified Counselors for foreclosure/eviction, home purchase/rental housing, budgeting/financial security. Debt Management-Licensed debt service/free credit counseling. Financial Assistance-Prevent loss of housing/critical utility. Financial Education-Budget/planning workshops. Food Pantry-Food, clothing/baby items. Homeless Point of Entry-Starting point for homeless in Richmond to secure available beds/programs. Homeless Prevention-Resource for potentially homeless with Housing first approach combining long term case management/short term financial assistance. Rapid Rehousing-Moving homeless families out of shelter into permanent housing assisting to identify/apply/secure permanent housing/supportive services. Cold Weather Shelter-Partner w/Richmond for safe space for homeless single adults to escape cold during winter-Cold Weather Overflow & Cold Weather Day Warming sites.
Financial assistance results in immediate prevention of loss of housing or prevention of loss of a critical utility such as electric, gas, or water. The program also provides emergency food for those in need. 13,426 people received food as frequently as monthly; 3,567 were assisted through Homeless Point of Entry; 657 received debt management services; 8,150 assisted with clothing and other essentials.
Through our individual client appointments and our basic financial education classes the program educates clients and assists them with developing a plan to regain and maintain their financial stability.
Employment Services-Arranges employment for refugee adults paving way to self-sufficiency w/free orientation services to ease the hiring process and follow-up to enhance employee stability in the workplace. English Instruction-This volunteer-driven English as a Second Language (ESL) program provides refugees with accessible, free English instruction designed to help refugees secure jobs and become self sufficient within our communities. Refugee Resettlement-Welcomes refugees, empowering people escaping persecution to begin new lives with dignity through early self-sufficiency. CCC strives to help these newcomers as they transition into our society while also fostering a community climate of acceptance for persons of different cultures.
Clients are interviewed and assessed to determine the best services available to meet their needs. Clients are enrolled and participate in individual counseling, family counseling, support groups, or skill-building classes. Clients may also be referred to additional services as needed. Over 1,800 clients assisted through weekly counseling; CCC is guardian to 58 adults; 129 developmentally delayed individuals are cared for throughout the year; 51 seniors connect weekly with CCC.
Clients who attend counseling with Commonwealth Catholic Charities demonstrate positive changes in attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors. Clients enrolled in classes list new knowledge and report effective use of techniques learned. Guardianship and DD Waiver clients are assisted to lead safe and healthy lives in settings of their choice while receiving an array of supportive services. Weekly contact with isolated seniors offers much needed social and personal enrichment.
Developmental Disabilities-Provides oversight/coordination/monitoring of health care. Recipients receive coordination of services for prevention of placement in intermediate care facility. Immigration Services-Accredited bilingual staff offer immigration advice/assistance in completing immigration forms, provide assistance w/paperwork completion/ensure adherence to requirements/legal documents. Independence For Seniors-Services for adults 60+ experiencing loneliness to help isolated seniors linking to needed resources promoting healthy lifestyles/community interaction/support to caregivers, workshops on advance care planning. Interpreter Services-Quality foreign language interpreters/translators ensure limited English proficient individuals access to human & social services. Public & Private Guardianship-Services for cognitively impaired adults who need assistance consenting to personal & financial affairs. Ongoing care management & monitoring of services/available by phone 24/7.
Indirect Public Support HelpIndirect public support represents revenue received through solicitation campaigns. This includes funding United Way and other federated fundraising organizations, but does not include donor designated contributions.
Earned Revenue HelpEarned revenue represents income generated in direct exchange for a product or service.Earned income includes income from government contracts.
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