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Welcome to the CCYOSO Media Center where you will find the latest press information and news coverage about Catholic Charities Yolo Solano.
Thank you for sharing the news about Catholic Charities' ministry and the many ways we provide help and create hope to millions regardless of religious, social, or economic backgrounds.
For media inquiries, please contact our Executive Director, Miriam Sammartino at . For longer lead times, you can also reach her at 707-285-7261.
Helpful Background Information
CCYOSO IN THE NEWS
March 23, 2021
An interview with a Landlord and Tenant that participated
in the 2020 CARES Act Rental Assistance Program.
February 7, 2021
St. Mary's Parish Weekly Bulletin - scroll to page 3
September 4, 2020
North Bay Journal
September 4, 2020
Univision 19 Sacramento KUVS
May 26, 2020
April 30, 2020
The Sacramento Bishop's Corner
April 26, 2020
April 9, 2020
March 26, 2020
COVID-19 and the Impact on the Solano and Migrant Community
October 16, 2019
September 3, 2019
November 11, 2018
2019 MISSION IMPACT
In 2019, Catholic Charities Yolo-Solano celebrated over 75 years of great partnerships, impact in our community, and commitment to a brighter future for our brothers and sisters living in the margins of our society.
Our agency serves the communities of Solano and Yolo County, with the desire to stabilize and support families. Your generous support makes a meaningful difference to our core mission of serving vulnerable individuals and to work for a just society. We believe that strong and stable families are the core to a vibrant community.
182 families avoided homelessness or were helped to secure housing through our rental assistance program which provides paying rent or move in deposit costs with $198,780.66 being granted to help families have a place to live
707 food baskets were prepared to help feed 2,177 people, including 819 children
255 households were enrolled with our help in CalFresh Food which provides money to buy food each month
272 people on average were fed monthly through our food pantry distribution
1,785 people learned ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle and balanced diet through in-person classes, fitness classes, reading material and nutritious recipes
1000+ people received low-cost counseling or skills training, including 792 individuals, couples and children who participated in sessions with through counseling department, a much-needed service typically beyond their financial means.
157 DACA recipients were able to renew their status and continue contributing to the workforce and further their education
110 people became US citizens through our assistance completing their naturalization paperwork
177 clients were provided with free or low cost legal advice to assess what legal remedies may be available to them for their specific situations
694 people attended workshops and outreach events to learn about their rights, paths to citizenship and other legal remedies available to immigrants