Mission & History

Catholic Charities of Chenango County is part of a seven county network of Catholic Charities in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse. Our mission:

Catholic Charities of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse, N.Y.

is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice.

We strive to empower those served to transform their lives in the spirit of God’s love and compassion.

Guided by this mission and through the work of dedicated staff we serve the neediest and most vulnerable in our county. Our programs seek to advocate for individuals affected by issues of poverty, abuse, and mental health needs. We seek to promote justice for the underserved and to effect change in our society to give a voice to those that have gone unheard.