Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie County

Catholic Charities of
Delaware, Otsego, and
Schoharie Counties

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About Us

Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties serves, empowers, and advocates for all persons in our community regardless of race, creed, lifestyle choice, or religious affiliation with special emphasis on the poor and vulnerable.  

Mission Statement

Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties, a ministry of the Catholic  Diocese of Albany, is committed to active witness on behalf of the Scriptural values of mercy and justice.

Catholic Charities, recognizing human need at all stages of life, responds to all persons regardless of race, creed or lifestyle, with special emphasis on the economically poor and the vulnerable.

Catholic Charities serves and empowers persons in need, advocates for a just society, calls forth and collaborates with women and men of good will in fulfillment of its mission.

Our Board of Directors

Our current Board of Directors represent a broad range of interests and abilities. Their common link is their commitment to the mission of Catholic Charities and their active involvement in this agency.

The purpose of the Board is to formulate policy, set the agency's direction and oversee the implementation of its decisions through the agency's Executive Director. The Board of Directors meets ten times a year and holds its Annual Meeting in the month of June.

Teresa O'Leary

Vice President
Joyce Knuth

Maureen Roberts

Kathryn Culpepper

Alice Kane
Jo-Ann Lamonica
Roseanne Miller
Tom Schermerhorn
Elaine Schulman
Mary Ann Sturm
Karen Sullivan

Executive Director
Christy Houck | E-Mail

Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties looks for community leaders who are passionate about our mission to serve on our Board of Directors. We also welcome members of our local communities who would like to share a specific talent or expertise to serve on one of our Board committees. Committees include Finance, Public Relations / Fundraising, Continuous Quality Improvement, Personnel, Donor Development, Executive, and Membership / Nominating. If you are interested in serving as a member of the Board of Directors or as a member of one of the Board committees, please contact Catholic Charities (607) 432-0061 or (518) 234-3581.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities exist in many of our programs and in all three counties that we serve. If you would like more information on volunteering with us, please visit the Volunteer page.