Catholic Charities

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Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, Inc. is a not for profit social service agency that provides assistance in the ten-county area of Southwest Florida. Services include financial assistance, case management, citizenship and refugee assistance, tutoring and education, food pantries, housing counseling, affordable housing, elderly services, human trafficking program, mentoring and youth programs, infant/toddler supplies, mental health counseling, HIV/AIDS support, early learning center, and a residential program for mothers and children. Catholic Charities has been accredited by the Council on Accreditation and recognized as an outstanding human service provider. Catholic Charities received the top four-star rating for sound fiscal management from Charity Navigator. Catholic Charities serves and empowers ALL in need regardless of race, nationality or creed.


Executive Offices

1000 Pinebrook Road
Venice, FL 34285
Direct line (941) 488-5581 Web Site:

Christopher Root

Chief Executive Officer

Robert Wildermuth

Director of Finance

Kirsten Pedersen

Director of Communications





Helen Rombalski

Central Office Manager

Angie Nickol

Accounts Payable

Jack Rutkowski

Senior Accountant

Peggy Shaw

Accounts Payable