The Reach & Impact
of Catholic Charities NH

Moving Lives Forward

How You Are Moving Lives Forward

Strengthening Mental Health – Counseling Services

  • 80% of clients indicate positive behavior change.
  • 79% of clients report a reduction of symptoms.
  • 79% of clients report improvements in their overall quality of life.

Building Secure Families – Our Place

  • 100% of parents in our pregnancy & parenting education program note improvements in their parenting knowledge.
  • 91% of parents noted improvements in their parenting skills.

Helping Homebound Seniors Avoid Isolation – The CareGivers

  • 97% of homebound seniors say their quality of life improved because of our services.
  • 96% of clients indicated that we helped preserve their wishes to live independently.
  • 92% of clients are able to afford prescriptions, utilities and other costs as a result of Caring Cupboard food deliveries.

Creating Pathways Out of Poverty – Community Services

  • 61% of Life Plan clients report improved life situations and achieve major goals they never imagined possible, from creating a household budget and enhancing their financial skills to securing affordable housing to pursuing education and job training.

Highlights

10,332

Miles driven by CareGivers Caring Rides volunteers.

5,955

Total household members benefitting from the assistance and support provided by Community Services.

2,651

Teletherapy and in-person sessions provided by our Mental Health Counseling Services program

1,241

Hours of social interaction provided by the Monadnock at Home.

138

Children in client households that benefit from the Our Place program.

19

Online support groups conducted to help NH residents cope with the loss of a loved one or difficulties navigating daily life amid the COVID crisis.

By the Numbers: 2020

Over the past year, you provided a better life for more than 130,700 New Hampshire residents. This includes:

Creating Pathways Out of Poverty

  • 2,836 individuals on paths to long-term success through support services and emergency assistance. (Community Services)

Finding Emotional Healing

  • 305 individuals gaining the skills to better cope with life’s difficult situations, find a greater sense of peace and improve their overall quality of life. (Mental Health Counseling Services)

Supporting Homeless & At-Risk Veterans

  • 144 struggling and homeless veterans are healing, gaining meaningful employment and getting their lives back on track because of substance-free transitional housing, a supportive environment and other assistance. (Liberty House)

Helping Seniors Live Independent & Fulfilling Lives

  • 995 seniors living their live to the fullest everyday through compassionate care in a faith-based environment. (Healthcare Services)
  • 586 homebound and disabled seniors with preserved wishes to remain living independently – and knowing they aren’t alone – through delivery, rides to medical appointments and emotional support. (The CareGivers)
  • 81 seniors living independently and thriving within their own communities because of volunteer-driven transportation, social opportunities and assistance with everyday home needs. (Monadnock at Home)

Giving Children the Resources to Heal

  • 23 children better connecting with others and beginning through specialized services and a unique learning environment. (St. Charles School)

Building Loving & Stable Families

  • 105 young mothers and parents, young mothers and parents creating a nurturing and safe environment for their children and be the parents they aspire to be. (Our Place)
  • 61 individuals provided with a wide range of placement and post-adoption services that build, strengthen and unify families. (Adoption & Maternity Services)

Welcoming Newcomers

  • 486 newcomers achieve their goal of being proud and productive United States citizens through advocacy and high-quality, affordable legal services. (Immigration Legal Services)

Feeding the Hungry

  • 17.2 million pounds of food distributed to more than 425 agencies statewide to help food-insecure families and communities. (New Hampshire Food Bank)

Our work isn’t done. Help us reshape more lives!

Our mission is to respond to those in need with programs that heal, comfort and empower. This carries a different meaning for every child, teen, adult, family and senior with whom we work with.

It means doing all we can to help a two-year-old child and his family keep a roof over their heads. It means instilling confidence in a mother who grew up in a broken home that – yes – she can raise her children in a loving and secure environment. And it means bringing a smile to the face of a young adult – for the first time in many years – as he finally breaks free from a lifelong struggle with trauma and depression.

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