Catholic Charities welcomes individuals and families of all faiths or no faith tradition, living in Pender County to participate in services.

Disaster Preparation & Recovery

Financial assistance is available to assist eligible families recovering from Hurricane Florence. To receive assistance, please contact the the Burgaw Office

Duplin – Sonia Royes – 910-259-5153

Pender – Daniela Vereau – 910-259-5153 ext. 114

Food Pantries

St. Joseph Food Pantry:
Hours: Thursday: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Catholic Charities clients from Pender County in need of food assistance are encouraged to utilize the St. Joseph Food Pantry located at 1303 Highway 117 South, Burgaw.  During food pantry hours, individuals also have access to health education, health screenings, emergency assistance, and case management services provided by Catholic Charities.

Support of the Family

Services in Support of the Family provide assistance for poor, isolated and vulnerable families in the Cape Fear Area.  Families receive a comprehensive assessment of needs, which results in either initial problem-solving for many issues, or a supported referral to connect with other services within the community. Services are provided in English and Spanish. For more detailed information about this program, please visit the Services in Support of the Family page.

Services in Support of the Family in Pender County are focused on family health and safety.  Services offered under this program include:

• Case management and goal setting • Health workshops
• Advocacy • Domestic and Family violence screenings
• Translation Services • Developmental screenings for children
• Health Screenings     ages birth to 5

Volunteers play a very important role in the services that Catholic Charities provide. Volunteers work with poor and vulnerable families of all faith traditions, and quite a few only Speak Spanish.

To find out how you can volunteer, please call the Burgaw Office at 910-251-8130.

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