The mission is to encourage the development of the spiritual, intellectual, economic, and social well-being of families, persons with disabilities, abused adults and children, the elderly, the homeless and others in need of services. We will respect the dignity of persons of all ages. We will collaborate with others to find the best way to service the community.
Enable individuals to develop their best potential;
Develop a comprehensive range of human services;
Develop a Promote social justice and work to effect change;
Assist the poor, disadvantaged and marginalized;
Affirm cultural diversity and collaborative efforts to promote relationship in keeping with Christian ideals;
To advocate for environmental protection among all the Islands of the Marianas and Micronesia.
Modeled after the example and message of Jesus, the staff and volunteers are dedicated to the belief that each human being is of infinite value and dignity, and to:
Catholic Social Service
234 U.S. Army Juan C. Fejeran Street
Barrigada, Guam 96913
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At the end of the Vietnam War in 1975, the late Archbishop Felixberto C. Flores called on then Father David I.A. Quitugua to assist with the resettlement of Vietnamese refugees. Around the same time, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse needed someone to provide service to persons who were dependent on drugs and alcohol. These events led to the formation in 1979 of what is commonly known as Catholic Social Service, or more officially, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Agana.