Scioto Gives

is a program of

St. Francis Catholic Outreach Center - Portsmouth

About us:

St. Francis Catholic Outreach Center/Catholic Social Services is a faith-based social service agency which addresses the needs of individuals and families in southern Ohio. Over the decades, the needs of our communities have evolved, but Catholic Social Services has always been committed to delivering services that uphold the dignity of those we serve.


Our efforts are focused on impacting individuals and families by assisting them in meeting their basic human needs and providing those we serve with greater stability while providing "hope and dignity for all".


Catholic Social Services is nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA), which certifies that all operations and programs meet bests practice for professional service. Catholic Social Services is a member of Catholic Charities USA, a member agency of United Way and is licensed by the Ohio Department of Mental Health.


Programs and Services

Emergency Services

• Clare’s Closet Thrift Store

• Neighbor to Neighbor AEP Electric Assistance

• Food Pantry

• Emergency Assistance with utilities and rent


Intervention Education

• Anger Management (Adult and Adolescent)

• Family Strengthening Parent Education

• Domestic Violence Batterers' Intervention


Contact Info for St. Francis Outreach Center- Portsmouth, Ohio:

Barbara Mckenzie


Phone: (740) 353-3185

Address: 2311 Stockham Lane,

Portsmouth OH 45662


Twitter: @colscss

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