Catholic Charities of Walla Walla
Catholic Charities of Walla Walla
408 W. Poplar
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Tim Meliah MSW, Regional Coordinator/ Counselor
Catholic Charities is open from 9-12 and from 1-5 Monday-Friday.
Services available in the Walla Walla Regional Office include:
Senior Services - Volunteer Chore Services
Volunteer Chore Services (VCS) helps its clients remain independently in their homes with safety and dignity. VCS serves low-income seniors and adults with disabilities. Clients are matched with caring volunteers who assist them with the chores of everyday living. VCS provides help with transportation, shopping, errands, housework, yard care, household repairs, cooking, and other tasks. VCS group projects bring schools, churches, and organizations together in a positive way that fosters community development. Volunteers find friendship and fulfillment as they make a difference in the lives of seniors and disabled adults here in Walla Walla.
Senior Housing - Mike Foye and Garden Court Apartments
Catholic Charities sponsors a service-enriched apartment complex, the Garden Court/Mike Foye Apartments, for seniors and persons with disabilities. Rent is based upon residents’ adjusted income. Amenities include a community room, elevator, a garden setting, pet friendly community and on-site service coordinator. A social service coordinator is available on-site at Garden Court/Mike Foye Apartments to link residents with community resources. The service coordinator collaborates with residents to promote and maintain their autonomy so they can remain and age gracefully in their own homes. Services provided include case management, advocacy, referrals, education, and networking with other professionals and social services agencies in our community on behalf of our residents.
Catholic Charities Walla Walla provides low cost, quality immigration services to those who would otherwise be unable to pay for them, offering help with basic immigration services, housing, language, and employment of immigrant families and individuals. Refugee and Immigration services can help clients navigate the immigration process, and provide assistance with visas, petitions, and forms. Services offered include consultation, help with fiancée petition, adjustment of status, immigrant visas, freedom of information act requests, citizenship applications, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) self petitions, U Visas (for victims of crime), and Petitions for Alien Relative.
Catholic Charities Walla Walla provides help for individuals, couples, children, teens, and families, as they cope with hardships that may affect their relationships and performances at work, home, and school. Therapists offer opportunities to identify and build upon strengths, empowering clients as they encounter life’s struggles. With the help of counseling, our clients learn to better manage their lives, through help with decision-making, mental heath, conflict resolution, personal growth, and skill building. The Catholic Charities Walla Walla counseling program embraces the entire community, and all people are eligible regardless of religion, race, or economic status. Fees are based on the client’s ability to pay.
Emergency Diaper Assistance
This program assists needy families by providing diapers and other supplies such as baby clothes, blankets and quilts on a limited basis. Clients are welcome to receive material assistance once every thirty days.