Catholic Charities of Orange County, Inc.

1820 East 16th Street

Santa Ana, CA 92701


FAX 714-427-4585


Teresa “Tita” Smith, LCSW, Executive Director

714-347-9680 FAX



The mission of Catholic Charities of Orange County is to serve people in need, strengthen family and community, support parish min- istries and extend God’s love to all. Catholic Charities of Orange County, Inc. serves as the social service agency of the Diocese of Or- ange. Most services are provided in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.


Board of Trustees Leadership

President: Most Rev. Kevin W. Vann, DD

Board Chair: Sr. Mary Therese Sweeney, CSJ

Vicar for Charities: Fr. Ed Poettgen