Children & Youth

We are supporting children and youth

We pivoted our in-person work with children and youth during COVID-19 to focus on providing safe distance learning and emotional support as they sheltered-in-place. Our two distance learning hubs, one in San Francisco and one at our Catholic Charities CYO Camp, and our three residential care facilities for vulnerable youth with the educational support and socialization they need to thrive.

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Catholic Charities Opens Learning Hub for At-Risk SF Public School Students as Distance Learning Begins This Fall Amidst Pandemic

Today, Catholic Charities Maureen & Craig Sullivan Youth Services (MCSYS) opens an innovative Community Learning Hub in partnership with the City of San Francisco to address the wide range of learning needs for students who lack home internet access amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The MCSYS learning hub is one of more than 40 hubs across the city to provide distance learning for approximately 6,000 high-need students in the San Francisco Unified School District…

Dunks, Headers & Spikes: New Catholic Charities CYO Athletics Youth Program for the Win!

Excited kids dribble down the court, spike with gusto, and attack the goal at Catholic Charities CYO Athletics first-ever Conditioning & Training program. This month, 96 eager San Francisco second-eighth grade girls and boys who have been longing for safe, energizing athletic outlets during the pandemic are once again honing their athletic skills and having fun…