Did You Know?

  • • In our 60+ year history, CCA has served over ONE MILLION families in need in north Georgia and Atlanta.
    • CCA serves and employs people of all faiths and backgrounds.
    • In Fiscal Year 2014, CCA served 16,866 clients.
    • 92% of our clients were low income and 75% of clients live in poverty.
    • CCA helped 54 children and their young and inexperienced parents by providing in-home parenting classes. 100% of
    parents increased their knowledge and skills of childhood development and understanding of their child’s needs.
    • In FY 2014, 99% of clients who received delinquency or foreclosure housing counseling “one-on-one” services continued
    to maintain their homeownership for at least 6 months.
    • Our Refugee Resettlement Program provided 32 unaccompanied minors with services to ensure that the children would be
    in a safe environment, helping them enroll in school, helping them access immigration legal services, and helping them
    access physical and mental health services.
    • Our English Language Program provided 15,934 hours of English language instruction with an average of 90 classroom
    hours per student.
    • We provided 91 families with baby supplies.
    • Under a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, CCA Adult Education Services enrolled 274 students in one
    of 27 classes, for a total of 1080 hours of instruction.
    • CCA Immigration Legal Services screened 274 applicants for citizenship eligibility for a total of 459 clients from 62
    different countries.
    • CCA Family Stabilization staff reduced the risk of 466 clients going without food, healthcare and heating by helping
    them apply for important public benefits such as SNAP (food stamps), Medicaid, and LIHEAP (energy assistance).
    • Catholic Charities Atlanta (CCA) employs 60 professional staff, offering services in 28 languages.
    • CCA Counseling Services provides a variety of professional counseling services to hundreds of individuals, couples,
    and families each year. We provided mental health counseling to 850 individuals in FY 2014 with a 98% success rate.
    • In FY 2014, CCA resettled 256 refugees. Each year, CCA provides a variety of services to refugee families including
    employment services, English language classes, immigration legal assistance, and financial literacy. Eighty-three percent
    of those clients are economically self-sufficient (employed and house hold budget where revenue exceeded expenses)
    within 6 months of arriving in the U.S.
    • Our immigration staff served 935 ongoing clients this past fiscal year. They served 5,627 clients with brief services.
    • Last year, our Christmas Connections program provided gifts to 3,555 individuals in need valued at over $230,000.
    • Over 1,000 volunteers gave 17,739 hours of services, which amounts to $329,168 in donated man/woman power this past
    fiscal year.
    • CCA has been accredited by the Council on Accreditation since 2005. The Council on Accreditation (COA) is an independent
    not-for-profit international accreditor of community-based behavioral health care and social service organizations.