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Providing help, creating hope.

www.ccetn.org Tax ID 62-1377551

Our Mission

Empowered by the grace of Jesus Christ, Catholic Charities of East Tennessee fosters human dignity of the vulnerable in our region through shelter, counseling, education, advocacy, and reverence for life. CCETN provides services to anyone with demonstrated need, regardless of race, income or religion; we estimate that fewer than 5 percent of all clients served are Catholic.

Fast Facts

  • Catholic Charities of East Tennessee served more than 3322 individuals last year.
  • We offer nine innovative programs to serve anyone with demonstrated need, regardless of religious affiliation.
  • We estimate that fewer than 5% of the neighbors we serve Catholic.

Our Clients

Children who are victims of abuse, neglect, or other endangerment

Seniors, including the homebound, the homeless, and victims of elder abuse

Women and men preparing for the arrival of an unplanned baby

Homeless individuals living with HIV/AIDS or with chronic mental health issues

Families in hardship, including immigrants, refugees, and rural Appalachian families