Since 1966, Catholic Charities Disability Services and Ministries has offered persons with disabilities, throughout the Diocese of Cleveland, opportunities and resources to live life to their potential and to participate fully in Church and society.
The Office of Disability Ministry and Services provides educational, spiritual, pastoral, sacramental, catechetical, social and recreational programs. Some of the programs and ministries include summer camp, adult education, socials and dances, interpretive services, audio description/enhancement, religious education, sacramental preparation, and pastoral care at centers throughout the Diocese. Special liturgies are celebrated throughout the year such as the annual Journey to Bethlehem in December and special events such as the annual Walk of Hope in October.
Many other services for persons with disabilities are offered within Catholic Charities, Diocese of Cleveland. These include: residential living facilities for children and adults, early childhood education, respite care, supported employment, day activity centers and residential camp.
Who We Serve
- Persons with Developmental Disabilities
- Persons who are D/deaf and Hard of hearing
- Persons who are Blind and Visually-challenged
- Persons with Mental Illness
- Persons who have Physical Challenges
Where We Serve
Catholic Charities Disability Services and Ministries serves all 8 counties in the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland in the State of Ohio.