Former Ambassador Helps Immigrants as Pro Bono Attorney

Categories: Feature, Legal Network, Volunteering
By Daniel Clune Working with Catholic Charities representing undocumented immigrants on a pro bono basis has given me the opportunity to use my legal skills to assist good people contributing to the growth of our country. Prior to joining the U.S. Foreign Service in 1985, I practiced law for 10 years in Chicago in the …

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Kevin Virostek Named Chair of Catholic Charities Board of Directors

Categories: Feature, Press Releases
Three Washington Area Community Leaders Join the Board WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2020 — Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, the city’s largest independent social services agency, has announced its Board of Directors for fiscal year 2021. Kevin Virostek, greater Washington managing partner at Ernst & Young, will serve as board chair for a two-year …

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Mental Health Services Adapt to Changing Needs

Categories: Clinical Services, Community Outreach, Disabilities Services, Feature, Homeless Services
Mental Health
Many Washingtonians who are homeless or live in poverty also struggle with mental health issues. Catholic Charities DC’s behavioral health department provides this vulnerable population with the care and community they need to lead more independent lives. But once the pandemic shut down most in-person medical services, the team was forced to adapt its services …

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Changing Lives for the Better: My Work as a Volunteer

Categories: Feature, Legal Network, Volunteering
By John McCarthy I have worked with the Catholic Charities Legal Network throughout my entire legal career.  I began working with the Legal Network in 1989, the year it was first formed as the Archdiocesan Legal Network. My first case was both memorable and satisfying. I signed on to represent a client with a domestic …

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