Name: Catholic Charities Started:
Description:
 
Address: 2601 W. Fourth Street Director: Andrew A. Zampini
    302-655-9624
   
  Wilmington, DE 19805    
 
Phone: 302-655-9624 Fax: 302-655-9753
WebPage: http://www.cdow.org/charities.html Email: azampini@ccwilm.org
 

Human Resources

Andrew A. Zampini Director, Parish Social Ministry
Katrina Eichler Interim Executive Director and Director of Community Services

Internet Presence

Internet Access? T1, DSL
Have A WebPage? yes
www.cdow.org/charities.html
How often is it updated? Monthly
Do you have plans to start one? no

Services that best describe what your organization provides:

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AIDS/Sexually Transmitted Disease Services
Alcohol & Drug Abuse
Child & Youth Services
Child Advocacy
Counseling
Domestic Violence
Early Childhood Programs/Day Care
Emergency/Crisis Services
Employment/Job Training
Ethnic/Religious/Cultural Support
Financial Assistance
Foster Care/Adoption
Homeless Services
Health Education/Prevention
Housing Assistance
Information & Referral
Literacy Services
Mental Health Services
Pregnancy Services
Refugee Services
Senior Services
Support Groups
Volunteer Opportunities

Agency Information

What Year did your agency begin operating?  
What is your United Way status? Member Agency
Is your agency religiously affiliated? yes
What is your non-profit status? 501(c)3
What is your agency's annual operating budget? Not Sure
What percent of your operational budget comes from the following sources:
United Way 4.0%
Foundation and Corporate Grants 3.0%
Denominational support 9.0%
Government grants (competitive contracts) 64.0%
Grant and Aid (State of Delaware) 1.0%
Medicaid/Medicare 1.0%
Self-Pay (fee for services) 3.0%
Other reimbursements 8.0%
Other special fund raisers 2.0%
Bequests 1.0%
Individual contributions: cash 3.0%
Individual contributions: hard goods 1.0%

How many full-time employees work at your agency? 85
How many part-time employees work at your agency? 29
In an average month how many volunteer hours are provided to your agency? 0
Does your financial statement indicate free or in-kind services? Yes
Did your agency begin as a result of a congregational/parish sponsored initiative? No
Does your agency operate a program that resulted from a congregational/parish initiative? No

Clients served when working with congregations/parishes:

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Couples
Families
Parents
Elderly/Seniors
Immigrants/Refugees
People in financial crisis
Bereaved

Formal partnerships with local religious congregations/parishes that provide the following:

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  Formal? Informal?
Early Childhood Programs/Day Care yes yes

Who brokers the relationship with the congregation/parish when you seek congregational/parish volunteers, money, facility space, and goods and services?

  Volunteers Money Facilities & Space Goods & Services
You yes   yes  
A board member        
A member of your staff yes yes yes yes
A community organization        
Other   yes    

Do you get contracts from a state agency to deliver a specific service with the assistance of a congregation or parish? Yes

In the future, what area of services to you thing you might seek assistance from congregations/parishes

Volunteer Information

Are your volunteers from religious congregations/parishes serving as part of a congregational/parish program (e.g., children’s outreach ministry)? No
How long has your agency been working with volunteers from congregations/parishes? 11-24 years
Do you have an organized method of involving volunteers from congregations/parishes? No
Do you train members of congregations/parishes differently from other volunteers? No - We train them the same
In general, do the congregations/parishes usually initiate the volunteer relationship with your agency? No
How do you inform congregations/parishes of volunteer opportunities in your agency? Flyers, E-mail, Personal Contact, Newsletter, Website, Community Outreach, Other 
Where are volunteers typically trained? At my agency, At the congregants'/parish's facility, At another community organization site 

Rate the importance of the following criteria in identifying potential congregations/parishes for VOLUNTEER assistance?

Stature of spiritual leader Very Important
Perceived wealth of congregation/parish Not Important
Personal contacts Very Important
Board member's relationship to the congregation/parish Not Important
Congregation's reputation and track record of committment Very Important
Size of congregation/parish Very Important
Other  

Identify the ways your agency uses volunteers from congregations/parishes: Direct service, Administration, Clerical 

Congregational Parish Support

Do you receive any financial support from at least one local religious congregation/parish? No
Do you seek any financial support from at least one local religious congregation/parish? No
Did any of these congregations/parishes initiate the financial relationship with your agency? No
If you seek money from a congregation/parish, who usually brokers the relationship? A member of your staff 
If you receive financial support from religious congregations/parishes, how do you typically request money from them? Annual solicitation to all congregations/parishes in your community, An informal request to select members of a congregation/parish, Other 

Rate the importance of the following criteria as they relate to how you approach congregations/parishes for FINANCIAL assistance.

Stature of spiritual leader Somewhat Important
Perceived wealth of congregation/parish Important
Personal contacts Important
Board member's relationship to the congregation/parish Important
Congregation's reputation and track record of committment Important
Size of congregation/parish Important
Other  

Use of Congregational Parish Facilities

Do you ever use the congregations’/parishes’ facilities? No
If no, would your agency be interested in using congregational/parish facilities if the opportunity arose? no
Do you rent space at a reduced-market rate from a congregation/parish? No
Who usually brokers the relationship with the congregation/parish when you seek the use of facilities? You, A member of your staff, Other 
Are you currently working with one or more congregations/parishes to help them set up services at their facility? No
Do you receive any of the following free services from congregations/parishes? Other 

Relationships with Local Congregations & Parishes

Is the director of your organization involved in his/her own religious congregation/parish? Don't Know
Is the director of your organization a member of the clergy? Yes
Are there members of your organization who are members of the clergy? No
Has that involvement helped stimulate congregational/parish involvement at your agency? Maybe
Do you formally evaluate the effectiveness of congregational/parish resources for your organization’s program operations? No
The United Way of Delaware is planning to use the information gained from this survey to initiate a community-wide planning effort designed to help agencies use the resources of the religious community in the best possible way. Would you be willing to be part of this effort? No
Would you like assistance in recruiting, training, and retaining volunteers? No