Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany is one of our area's largest, private, non-profit social service providers.  We are an independent 510(c)3 organization dedicated to helping the poor and vulnerable throughout the 14 counties of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany. 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 100,000 different people are helped each year and we are Strengthening Families and Communities and Empowering Individuals.

Catholic Charities offers help and services to all people living in the fourteen counties of the Albany Diocese, regardless of race, religion, ethnicty, or gender.  Many services are based on where you live, so please visit our "Get Help" page and select your county to see what services are offered in your area. 

Do you have to be Catholic To Recieve Assistance?
No! Catholic Charities serves all people, Catholics and non-Catholics alike, without preference to religious belief. 

Visit our "Get Help" page and select your county to find out more about our programs and services, or look through our agencies by clicking the top "Programs and Services" button. 


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

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany
40 North Main Ave
Albany, NY 12203

Contributions to Catholic Charities are tax-deductible.
For more information, call 518-453-6650 and ask to speak with someone in the Development department. 

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 518-453-6650 for more information. 

If you have a question or concern that is not represented here, please call us at 518-453-6650