Who We Are
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington is a faith-based, social services organization, delivering critical direct care human services to over 100,000 individuals and families residing in Delaware and the nine counties of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, No one is excluded from service because of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, or ability to pay.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington exists to help fulfill the Christian duty to love and serve God’s people. Our mission is rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The universal and local Church proclaims the Gospel and teaches the recognition of the dignity and sacredness of each human life and the belief that we are called to share our resources with the most vulnerable among us.
It is the mission of Catholic Charities to address human suffering and to promote and restore the well-being of people and society by:
• Providing, as a primary focus, caring service to families and persons in need;
• Coming together with members of the community to become informed about and to take action on critical social issues; and,
• Advocating publicly for social policies which enhance human dignity and safeguard basic human rights.