The Parish Partners Program works together with parish staff and volunteers to assist families seeking help through Archdiocese of Washington parishes. Parishes have always been seen as sources of help for all people, working each day to meet their community’s needs.

Parish Partners Program

The Parish Partners Program adds the expertise and services available through Catholic Charities to each parish’s efforts, connecting families and individuals with community and Catholic Charities programs. Parish Partners provides training, networking and support for the development of parish social ministries.

Service Guides

Emergency services and family assistance are available to residents in every ward of the District of Columbia, plus the five Southern Maryland counties served by the Archdiocese of Washington.  Individuals and families experiencing need can find help by selecting the appropriate link below.


D.C. Resource Guide


Montgomery County Resource Guide

Prince George’s County Resource Guide

Calvert County Resource Guide

Charles County Resource Guide

Saint Mary’s County Resource Guide