Catholic Charities of the East Bay

aka Catholic Charities East Bay   |   Oakland, CA   |  http://www.cceb.org

Mission

Catholic Charities of the East Bay works with youth, children, and families to promote resilience, strengthen families, and pursue safety and justice.

Ruling year info

1946

Chief Executive Officer

Ms Margaret Peterson

Main address

433 Jefferson Street

Oakland, CA 94607 USA

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EIN

94-2677202

NTEE code info

Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash) (P60)

Other Mental Health, Crisis Intervention N.E.C. (F99)

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Catholic Charities of the East Bay helps people in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, regardless of their faith, who face barriers and inequities that impact housing stability, food security, and the ability to live and work without fear.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Housing Services

Preventing homelessness by helping families and seniors with back rent, deposits, and utilities assistance.

Population(s) Served
Families
Seniors

Catholic Charities of the East Bay offers low-cost immigration services provided by Department of Justice accredited representatives and licensed immigration attorneys. Services include:

Legal Consultations
Family-Based Visa Petitions
Fiancé Visas
Consular Processing
Inadmissibility Waivers
Remove Conditions on Residency
Permanent Residency (Green Card) Application and Renewal
Naturalization/U.S. Citizenship
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Unaccompanied Minors*
Victims of Domestic Abuse (VAWA)
Victims of Violent Crimes (U-VISA )
Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
Request of Immigration Records (FOIA)
Travel Documents (Advance Parole)

Population(s) Served
Immigrants and migrants

Experience Hope helps children and young people who live or go to school in areas of pervasive violence stay in school and succeed in life through counseling, case management, and trauma informed services that help schools and communities recognize and respond to the impact of trauma.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents

Helping families and individuals fleeing violence in their homeland successful find housing and employment, get health care and adjust to a new culture.

Population(s) Served
Immigrants and migrants

Helping people who have experienced violent crime or lost loved ones to homicide through counseling, supportive services, and case management. We work with adults, youth, children and families in homes, schools or community settings to promote healing.
Our counselors are registered by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
Crisis Response works in partnership with Oakland Unite,
Khadafy Washington Project/YouthAlive! and Oakland California
Youth Outreach

Population(s) Served
Adults

Youth and Adult Mental Health First Aid trains adults in West Contra Costa County to recognize and respond to signs and symptoms of mental health challenges in teens or adults and decreases the stigma around mental illness.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Adolescents

Family Literacy promotes successful learning for the entire family. A child’s success at school increases when parents read aloud. Parental involvement with reading and writing makes a difference. As new language skills develop, parents become empowered advocates for their families. Community involvement increases.

Services are provided in partnership with West Contra Costa Unified School District Adult Education.

Population(s) Served
Immigrants and migrants
Infants and toddlers

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of households that obtain/retain permanent housing for at least 6 months

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Seniors, Children and youth

Related Program

Housing Services

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

We help prevent homelessness by helping families and seniors with back rent, security deposits, or utilities. Of 914 households who received help, 81.13% remained housed for at least 60 days.

Number of eligible clients who report having access to an adequate array of services and supports

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adolescents, Seniors, Families

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

36,000 people received essential services in 2020, including help with rent, utilities, bills, food, visa cards for essentials, training, or counseling and case management

Number of youth who demonstrate leadership skills (e.g., organizing others, taking initiative, team-building)

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adolescents, At-risk youth

Related Program

Experience Hope

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

In 2020, we provided counseling and case management to young people who live in Oakland and Richmond, helping them stay in school during distance learning and demonstrate resiliency.

Hours of expertise provided

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adolescents, Seniors, Families

Related Program

Crisis Response

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

54 families overcoming the loss of a loved one to homicide in Oakland, CA were helped by 511 hours of counseling and case management. In Contra Costa, 84 families had 1234 hours to overcome trauma.

Number of students receiving information on suicide

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults

Related Program

Project AWARE - Mental Health First Aid

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

400 people trained in Mental Health First Aid, which teaches the symptoms of mental health issues and the signs that a person might be considering suicide. Training offered in English and Spanish.

Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

At-risk youth, Economically disadvantaged people, Immigrants and migrants

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

561 volunteers contributed 10,511 volunteer hours to Catholic Charities of the East Bay programs and the 26,113 people reached by our services.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Catholic Charities strives to alleviate poverty and inequity, increase resilience, keep families safely together, and create a more just community in the East Bay area.

Catholic Charities engages in organization-wide strategic planning, as well as in-depth planning for all program areas, to determine detailed strategies for success.

For 85 years, we have adapted and grown to help vulnerable communities within Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

Through the support of generous donors, contracts, and grants, we have been able to:

Provide mental health services in Oakland and Richmond schools that help young people stay in school and succeed in life.

We participate in the California Reducing Disparities Progam, working on the community level to provide culturally responsive support to young people of color.

Our attorneys and DOJ accredited representatives provide qualified immigration legal services

We are a partner in the Keep Oakland Housed initiative that prevents homelessness, and provide rental relief through other programs in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

In 2020, more than 36,000 people received essential services including food, rent, visa cards for necessities, training, counseling and case management.
914 Households received rental assistance; the average amount of assistance was $2,800
15,720 boxes of fresh and non-perishable food were provided to households, feeding 23,700 people
We provided 455 legal consultations to people seeking residency; 463 people entered the path to citizenship and 188 have applied for citizenship.
We helped 10,000 people apply for Disaster Response Assistance for Immigrants, distributing $5 million in aid.
54 families in Oakland received crisis counseling after losing a love one to homicide. 511 hours of clinical counseling and case management were provided.
Our Family Support Services Program in Contra Costa County provided 84 families with in-depth services and 1,234 hours of clinical counseling and case management.
616 people were trained in Mental Health First Aid & methods to reduct stress and anxiety.
320 students were helped with in-depth support to stay in school during distance learning.
Our Family Literacy Program in North Richmond helped 56 adults access remote support for English as a 2nd Language; 74 children were provided similar support to access age appropriate literacy programs.
17,115 people were provided information & referrals to other programs that could assist them.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Catholic Charities of the East Bay

Board of directors
as of 2/5/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

John Espinoza

retired

Term: 2017 - 2021

Bishop Michael Barber, SJ

Diocese of Oakland

Mary Olowin, MD

retired

Marianela Carter, DDS

Nancy Cecconi

Ronald Cortez

Jim Jones

James Fiedler

David Katreeb

Matthew Kemner

Kevin Peters

Fr George Schultze, SJ

Wendy Levich

Steve Wilcox

Margaret Peterson

Secretary of the Board

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 02/05/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Female
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Decline to state

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data