Providing Help. Creating Hope.

ABOUT CCYOSO

Our Mission

"Providing Help. Creating Hope."

Catholic Charities of Yolo-Solano advances Christ's mission by collaborating with diverse communities, providing services to the poor and vulnerable, promoting human dignity and advancing for social justice.

Caridades Católicas de Yolo-Solano avanza la misión de Cristo por medio de la colaboración con diversas comunidades, brindado servicios a los pobres y vulnerables, promoviendo la dignidad humana y avanzando la justicia social.

 

Our 
Vision

Through the power of the Holy Spirit, Catholic Charities of Yolo-Solano commits to serve vulnerable individuals of all faiths and backgrounds and to work for a just society. 

Por el poder del Espíritu Santo, Caridades Católicas de Yolo-Solano se compromete a servir a las personas vulnerables de toda creencia y origen y trabajar por una sociedad justa.

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Our History

Sr. Frederica Horvath emigrated to the United States from Hungary and in 1926 founded the Sisters of Social Service in Los Angeles. The mission of the religious community was to share in the social mission of the Church by addressing the needs and challenges of those struggling individuals and families living in poverty. They have always had a special emphasis on women and children living on the margins.

Meet the Team

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Rebecca manages cases for rental assistance and assists families through the Triple P parenting program.

Charlene Blount  

Counseling Program

Lead Facilitator

Charlene provides referrals and resources to foster the emotional health of CCYOSO wellness clients.

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Claudia Espinosa Guiterrez

Counseling Program

Counseling Coordinator

Claudia helps with intake and referrals for our counseling programs. 

Donna Hite  

Family Assistance Program

Case Manager

Donna is a case manager who provides assistance with rental assistance and CalFresh outreach. 

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Raniel Guba 

Food Access

Coordinator

Raniel provides community members with the food assistance and assists in combating food insecurity. 

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Mariana Ruiz Sanchez 
Immigration Legal Services

Administrative Assistant

Miriana helps clients prepare and file DOJ forms, make appointments, and gather documents for immigration.

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Rebecca Tili
Family Assistance Program

Case Manager

Rebecca manages cases for rental assistance and assists families through the Triple P parenting program.

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Pastor Oneal Young

Prop 47 Community

Engagement Specialist

Pastor Young helps empower formerly incarcerated and addicted persons to transition from custody to healthy community living.

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Xiomara Moran
Office

Manager

Xiomara is the glue that keeps our office together and the force that keeps everyone and everything on track.

Carolina Estrada 

Deputy

Director

Carolina ensures our mission and values align by supporting program and staff development. 

Miriam Sammartino

Executive

Director

Miriam strives to ensure every person who comes through our door is able to thrive spiritually, socially, in the family setting and in the work setting.

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John Gonsalves 
Development

Officer

John helps attract and align the many resources required to deliver on the CCOSO mission.

Luisa Shirzai

Counseling Program
Group Facilitator

Luisa is always ready to support parents and families through our
Triple P parenting program

 

Claudia Ibarra

Immigration Legal Services

DOJ Accredited Representative

Claudia offers outreach and information sessions for immigrants

and social services agencies

serving immigrants.

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Christina Arreola

Immigration Legal Services

DOJ Accredited Representative

Cristina promotes the effective and efficient administration of justice, assisting with USCIS forms

and immigration issues.

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