The Office of Catholic Charities and Special Ministries

P. O. Box 7417
Alexandria, LA 71303
Phone: (318) 445-6424, Ext. 225
Fax: (318) 448-2161

Catholic Charities is the Social Services and Special Needs Office of the Diocese. Its purpose is to assist the Bishop in carrying out the mission of the Diocese in regard to the social teachings of the church. In addition, Catholic Charities works in conjunction with many of the service agency located throughout the diocese.  CC also serves as a resource to parishes and individuals.

In addition, the Director of the Office serves as Coordinator of Multicultural Activities for the Diocese.

CC serves as a referral source for counseling services, and emergency needs. If someone in the parish does not know where to go for assistance they can call CC for referrals.

Catholic Charities has a tremendous wealth of contacts with programs available to minister to your needs as a family or an individual. Please take a moment to look through the information provided on the right under "Programs and Ministries" to see if any of these programs seem suited to your needs. In any case, we encourage you to contact CC at (318) 445-2401 to discuss how we can be of assistance to you.