CCA Night with the Phillies

Join the Catholic Charities Appeal for CCA Night with the Phillies on June 30th!  If 500 tickets are sold a CCA beneficiary will throw out the first pitch of the game and also sing the National Anthem!  

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Divine Providence Village, located in Springfield, is a residential facility for 72 developmentally disabled women. Everyone has a person-centered-plan that includes 24-hour nursing, social work, and behavioral support.

Giving Hope to God's Special Children

"I love living at Divine Providence Village. The Sisters and staff here are like my family. I love to do everything here, like praying in the chapel, arts and crafts, hook rug, dancing, and singing. I like to do the dishes and set the table in my building. I also like to take care of my roommate because she is in a wheelchair; I help make her bed and clean our room. I am so happy here!” 

– Colleen, Divine Providence Village, Resident

"Colleen has lived at Divine Providence Village since we opened in 1984. The ladies at Divine Providence Village have a wonderful quality of life. They receive 24/7 nursing care and Direct Care Support. We have a Behavioral Specialist; we offer Art and Music Therapy and so many different activities. The ladies are well cared for and live a happy life. None of this would be possible without the support of the Catholic Charities Appeal. Please know how grateful we are when you make your donation through the Appeal envelope. These are God’s special children, and we depend on the generosity of CCA supporters. Thank you!

- Sr. Mary Veasy, SSJ, Divine Providence Village

Divine Providence Village, located in Springfield, is a residential facility for 72 developmentally disabled women. Everyone has a person-centered-plan that includes 24-hour nursing, social work, and behavioral support.

Visitation Homes is a permanent supporting housing program of Catholic social services located in Kensington. They serve families from the Office of Homeless Services. Visitation Homes help families overcome the trauma that led them to the program. Residents are connected with educational, financial, substance abuse, and mental health counseling.

Giving Hope to Families

“Last year, during the pandemic, I was evicted from my family home. I was distraught and had nowhere and no one to turn to. I found a shelter where I could stay, but they didn’t allow children there and I had to leave my son with his father. The shelter was rough and very scary. I had to adapt to survive such a tough environment. My life changed with one phone call. I was accepted into Visitation Homes, part of Catholic Social Services, in Kensington. God was truly answering my prayers. I qualified for a two-bedroom apartment and everything I needed was supplied by Visitation Homes. The women here come from domestic violence backgrounds, and I was suffering from bipolar disorder, anxiety, and PTSD. They gave me an environment to heal from the abuse I had suffered. I needed to find something I was passionate about, something to help me heal from my pain, so I enrolled in Community College, studying psychology. I wanted to emulate what I had at Visitation, pay it forward and help others the way the Case Managers here have helped me. Having my own apartment has made me feel independent and normal again. Being homeless is depressing – being in a situation where you can’t provide for yourself and don’t have privacy makes you feel forgotten. Visitation Homes changed my life. I now have dignity and pride; it is an honor to live here. Visitation is home. When you support the Catholic Charities Appeal, you are helping families in need get through some of the hardest times in their lives. Any amount will go a long way.” – Kim, Visitation Home, Resident G

Visitation Homes is a permanent supporting housing program of Catholic social services located in Kensington. They serve families from the Office of Homeless Services. Visitation Homes help families overcome the trauma that led them to the program. Residents are connected with educational, financial, substance abuse, and mental health counseling.

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