Catholic Charities carries out the social mission of the Catholic Church
in Northwest Florida to serve, to empower and to advocate
for vulnerable families and individuals of any race, religion or national origin.
Rooted in Holy Scripture and Sacred Tradition, Catholic Charities carries out the social ministry
of the Catholic Church in Northwest Florida through the guiding principles of:
The Human Dignity of every person from conception to natural death.
The Common Good
Solidarity with the Poor
COMPASSION is the essential core value and the foundation of all others:
Assisting the vulnerable and poor
Responding to need
Being receptive to new challenges
Treating others fairly and honestly
Recognizing the dignity of all
Welcoming inclusivity as well as diversity
Holding all resources in trust
Developing the talents and gifts of all
Being responsible for financial and human resources in order for the mission to continue
Motivating others to take advantage of available resources to improve their lives
Advocating for positive change
Assuring a high degree of professionalism
Establishing measurable goals
Implementing best practices with resources available
Strengthening families by providing help and giving hope.