Who We Are

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is a non-profit social service agency, and an entity of the Diocese of Jefferson City, responding to the needs of people in 38 counties regardless of faith, culture, or situation.

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Executive Director
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Dcn. Joe Braddock

Interim CFO
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Sasha Whittle

Finance Manager
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Chelle Smith-Vandergriff

Sr. Director of Programs & Services
Prenger Leslie

Leslie Prenger

Sr. Director of Support Services
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Steve Wright

Director, Community Services
Tran Lorna

Lorna Tran

Director, Immigration Services

Interim Director, Refugee Services

Our Catholic mission

Inspired by the Gospel of the Beatitudes as proclaimed by Jesus Christ, Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is committed to providing care and creating hope for the lives of the vulnerable through compassionate social services that respect the dignity of each person and engage the local community in our mission.

Our core values

  • We believe in the message of Jesus that conveys love and hope.
  • We affirm the sacredness and dignity of all human life.
  • We work in partnership with others who share in our mission.
  • We pursue excellence and uphold integrity in all we do.
  • We offer service to those in need regardless of background, belief or circumstance.

Who We Serve:

Our Agency covers the 38 counties within the Diocese of Jefferson City. You can see a map of our service areas, and additional Catholic Charities regions across Missouri, below. Click on the maps below to enlarge the image.

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri

Main Phone Line:

1015 Edmonds Street
Jefferson City, MO 65109

1240 E. Brown School Rd.
Columbia, MO 65202

421 West 3rd Street
Sedalia, Missouri 65301

Diocese of Jefferson City
Chancery Offices
2207 West Main Street
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: (573) 635-9127

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