Social Justice Resource Links

For your reference, we list several websites. Except those designated as official, these sites are offered for interest and not otherwise endorsed.

Catholic Bishops Conference

Official site of the department of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that is responsible for promoting issues, programs and activities regarding justice, peace and social development

Catholic Charities

The social justice arm of the Archdiocese of Washington that provides a variety of services to the needy in the municipalties within the Archdiocese

Catholic Relief Services

The national Catholic relief organization established the by church in the United States to provide many forms of support to those in need in the United States and around the world.

Washington Interfaith Network

Local metropolitan and ecumenical organization of churches and faith-based institutions devoted to advocating social justice programs

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

A local organization established to provide food support to the homeless and others who are in need of food and companionship

McKenna Center

A charitable organization located at St. Aloysius Church on North Capitol Street that was established by Rev. Horace McKenna, S.J. to provide many forms of help to those in need, especially the homeless

Caritas International

An international Catholic service organization to provide a variety of support services to the many who are in need from various forms of suffering and disasters and oppression

The Northwest Center

The Northwest Center is a pro-life pregnancy resource center and maternity home that seeks to promote the dignity of women and a respect for all human life. 

St. Ann's Center for Children, Youth & Families

A local Archdiocesan facility to assist single mothers who are pregnant and without support

L'Arche of Greater Washington

L’Arche is unique among residential service providers in that core members (adults with intellectual disabilities) and assistants (people without intellectual disabilities who support core members) choose to live life together like a family.