St. Joseph Alexandria

Community Outreach

Action in Community Through Service, Prince William County (ACTSpwc): provides relief; fosters hope and promotes self-sufficiency for people in crisis due to hunger, homelessness, or personal violence

Adult Day Health Care, Fairfax County; provides community-based adult day health care to individuals who need supervision during the day.

ALIVE!; (ALexandrians InVolved Ecumenically) the largest private safety net for the needy in the city of Alexandria, addressing short-term to long-term needs for those less fortunate in the community.

AACH Arlington/Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless ; offers shelter to homeless people to provide them with a foundation to rebuild their lives

A-SPAN: Arlington Street People’s Coalition: provides life-sustaining services for Arlington’s street homeless; to secure permanent housing for one of Arlington’s most vulnerable populations through outreach and relationships built on trust and respect

Carpenter’s Shelter: provides shelter, guidance, education and advocacy for homeless persons and families who seek sustainable independence and stability

Catholic Charities, Christ House; Catholic Charities, Arlington Diocese ; provides soup kitchen, food pantry, overnight shelter, thrift shop and limited assistance to pay for rent, medicines, or other necessities

Catholic Charities, Migration & Refugee Services; Catholic Charities, Arlington Diocese ; offers services to help newcomers “get on their feet” and become self-sufficient.

Catholic Charities, St. Martin Elderly Services; Catholic Charities, Arlington Diocese ; provides support services and resources to people of all faiths and nationalities aged 60 and older, especially those who are needy

Center of Concern; an international center to study issues relating to development, justice, and peace from a Christian perspective and to enable all people to realize that humanity is united in a common destiny, and to assist the world’s people to exercise their common responsibility to shape that destiny

Corpus Christi School; provides scholastic programs geared to meet individual needs, in an environment that fosters Christian values and stimulates students to reach their fullest potential intellectually, socially, physically and spiritually.

Culmore Clinic: a Falls Church, VA multi-faith collaborative to increase access to healthcare without duplicating efforts already under way. It provides basic health services, including physical therapy, to uninsured adults.

Langley Residential Support Services; supports individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families

L’Arche: Highland House & Sixth Street House: a faith-based non-profit community where people with and without intellectual disabilities share their lives together; provides competent and loving care to people with intellectual disabilities.

Literacy Council of Northern Virginia: teach adults the basic skills of reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English in order to empower them to participate more fully and confidently in their communities.

Northern Virginia Family Services, Serve, Inc. & Head Start: provides case management, safe housing, counseling, medical and dental access, child care and development, affordable loans, foster and respite care and job training.

OAR, Fairfax County; offers help to rebuild lives and break the cycle of crime withOpportunities, Alternatives, and Resources for offenders and their families to create a safer community

Pathway Homes, provides support services to adults with serious mental illness and co-occurring disabilities in Northern Virginia.

Rising Hope; bringing the power of Christ and the support of the church to the people living in poverty south of Alexandria, VA

St. Charles Pre-school and Elementary School goal of this program is that each child has the opportunity to continue the recognition of the wonder of God’s creation through the experiences provided; children are taught about a loving God and about the respect that we should all have for God’s creation.

Social Action Linking Together (SALT); brings the social and economic teachings of the church to bear on public policy and legislation

The Lamb Center; a daytime drop-in center for the poor and homeless in central Fairfax County, Virginia

United Community Ministries; assists families and individuals to improve the quality of their lives and to function at the greatest level of their economic and social capacities.

Victory Housing: provides affordable housing and related social services to low- and moderate-income senior citizens and for low-income families.

Washington Jesuit Academy: educates in grades 6 through 8 academically talented adolescent boys from low-income families regadless of religious denomination and provides them a disciplined, rigorous learning environment