2907 Dunleer Road
Baltimore, MD 21222
(410) 284-0388‎

Community Outreach/Social Ministries


At St. Rita Parish, we reach out into the community through a number of Community Outreach programs. Our Social Ministry has relationships with many area organizations to help those in need.

Family Navigator Services

St. Rita Parish Center
2901 Dunleer Rd.
Family Navigators offer free support and guidance on “navigating” the system of care so parents and other family members can access the resources needed to help a child with intensive mental health or developmental needs.

Family Navigator – Julie Smith
Informal Kinship Care Family Navigator – Vanessa Bethea-Izagbo
Phone number: 410-252-4700 ext. 265

Family Resource Academy
St. Rita Parish Center
2901 Dunleer Rd.
Series of free workshops held on specified Saturdays for families with children who have intense behavioral health issues.
Childcare and transportation provided as needed.
Please call 410-252-4700, ext. 265 for information and to register.

Support Group
St. Rita Parish Center
2901 Dunleer Rd.
The support group for families of children with intense behavioral needs meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
Childcare and transportation is provided as needed. Pizza and desert provided as well.
Please call Bev Butler at 410-252-4000, ext.1663

AA Meetings

Corner of Dunmanway & Mornington Road
Lower Auditorium of the Parish Hall
Every Sunday evening at 8:30 pm

Catholic Charities EarnBenefits counselor

Available in conjunction with Rita’s Supper Table & St. Vincent de Paul Society
EarnBenefits is a program that helps people get benefits that they are eligible for but not receiving.  These benefits include:

  • Free/low cost health insurance
  • Food stamps
  • Free tax preparation/tax credits
  • Home energy assistance
  • Financial counseling
  • Legal assistance
  • Childcare resources
  • Low-cost telephone connection

Available Mondays from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm in the Lower Auditorium.
2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month from 10 am – 12:30 pm in the Parish Office.

Greater Baltimore Center for Pregnancy Concerns

2905 Dunleer Road, Room 102

  • Offers the following free services:
  • 24-hour hotline
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Peer counseling
  • Pre-natal development information
  • Information about abortion procedures and risks
  • Hannah’s cupboard (maternity & infant supplies)
  • Parenting classes &/or Mom’s mentoring
  • Abstinence program and counseling for schools/groups and churches
  • Bible study
  • Referral for community services
  • Post abortion stress peer counseling
  • Men’s mentoring
  • Sonograms (limited)
  • Prenatal vitamins

Open Monday & Thursday from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Call 410-243-6555 for an appointment

Rita’s Supper Table

Lower Auditorium of Parish Hall
Provides a hot home cooked meal & friendly camaraderie
Mondays from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
To volunteer or make donations, call 410 284-9890 on Mondays.

Catholic Charities EarnBenefits counselor is available
For appointment call 410-261-5824

St. Vincent de Paul Society

St. Rita Parish Offices
Food pantry
2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month from 10 am – 12:30 pm
To speak to a representative or volunteer, call 410-284-7355.

Catholic Charities EarnBenefits counselor is available. 
For appointment call 410-261-5824