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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.

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For media inquiries, please contact our Executive Director, Miriam Sammartino at miriam@ccyoso.org. For longer lead times, you can also reach her at 707-558-3339.

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Helpful Background Information

OUR HISTORY

MISSION & VISION

OUR 2019 IMPACT

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. 


IN 2019...

  • 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
     

 

 

 

 

 

  

 
VALLEJO OFFICE

125 Corporate Place, Suite A

Vallejo, CA 94590

 

Tel: 707-644-8909

WOODLAND OFFICE

620 Main Street

Woodland CA, 95695

Tel: 530-214-4081

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