"They really help you. They get involved. They get you on the right track. I've had wonderful caseworkers. I am so grateful to them. What really helped me was the budgeting class they give. It let me know how to handle my money better, so things don't get out of control." - Traci

Community Emergency Services

Community Emergency Services help families and individuals in Richland and Huron Counties who are struggling to manage finances, pay bills or maintain a suitable residence.  Qualifying Richland County residents may receive financial assistance with rent or mortgage payments, medical bills or prescription costs.  Huron County residents may be eligible to receive assistance with mortgage payments or physicians’ bills.

A required Life Skills workshop provides clients with information on budgeting, identity theft, credit reporting, payday lending and other useful information to help in making informed decisions about financial issues.

Learn more

For more information about Community Emergency Services in Huron County, please call our Norwalk office at 419-668-3073.  For Richland County, please call our Mansfield office at 419-524-0733.


Our Mission

Catholic Charities makes real the love that God has for each individual person regardless of their faith or background by serving the poor, speaking for and assisting the neglected and forgotten, respecting and promoting life from beginning to end and nurturing and supporting individuals and families.