Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Venice provides a wide range of services, including emergency assistance, food and housing assistance, counseling and mental health services, and programs for seniors and children.
Pantry and Food Services Distributed

195,354 Pantry and Food Services Distributed

Education Services Provided

14,007 Education Services Provided

Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

5,020 Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

Services for Seniors

17,016 Services for Seniors


Our Catholic identity calls us to serve everyone who seeks our assistance, regardless of faith, by
providing support to empower individuals toward self-sufficiency.

Creating Hope

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I was granted a place to live and they helped me pay my bills and it was a tremendous blessing. May God continue to bless their heart and their mind and the good work that they're doing for people. They helped me to put myself back on my feet.

- Judith, Cape Coral, FL, Post Hurricane Ian

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I was struggling financially and with my health. I reached out to Catholic Charities, and they assisted me with a medical bill and a portion of my rent. I’m grateful for the help and I can’t thank you enough.

- Nicholas, Naples, FL

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Our Mother’s House provided me with the help I needed to get back on my feet and care for my son. Now I feel joy, and I’m hopeful about the future — because now I have one.

- Alexa, Venice, FL, Our Mother's House Program Graduate


Volunteering at Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Venice can be a fulfilling and rewarding way to give back to the community and make a positive impact on the lives of those in need.


23 Sep
2023 Boots & Bandanas

Boots & Bandanas supports the services and programs in DeSoto County. Please join us in celebrating another year of providing help and creating hope for the residents of DeSoto County. This year, we are adding a little sparkle to our event with the theme Boots and Bandanas and a little bit of BLING! The evening will feature a cocktail hour, auctions, dinner, and dancing to live country music. Catholic Charities assists families and individuals with crucial financial help, essential supplies of food and clothing, offers educational support and learning opportunities to youth and adults, provides enrichment and wellness activities for adults, and serves farm worker families and seniors with affordable housing.

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17 Feb
2024 Catholic Charities Ball

Please join us for an evening to celebrate and support the mission of Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice

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29 Feb
2024 Our Mothers House Wine Tasting

Please Join Us In supporting the mothers and children at Our Mother's House Annual Wine Tasting, Auction & Dinner Dance Thursday, February 29, 2024 at the Venice Community Center 326 Nokomis Ave. S., Venice, FL from 5 - 8:30 p.m.

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04 Mar
2024 Boca Grande Beach Ball

The Boca Grande Beach Ball benefits the Boca Grande Preschool.

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09 Mar
2024 Venetian Ball

2024 Venetian Ball to benefit the programs and services in Lee County

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14 Mar
2024 Emerald Ball

2024 Emerald Ball to Benefit the Programs and Services in Collier County.

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Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice helps those in need through providing help and creating hope. Join us today and help change lives.