Shady Grove United Methodist Church -- Mechanicsville
Thursday, August 22, 2019
growing together

"CARITAS helps our most vulnerable neighbors break the cycles of addiction and homelessness to reclaim their dignity."

We will be hosting the women’s program October 5-12, 2019. Please contact Jeff and Ingrid Cox 550-9469 for more information.

August 10-16, we are taking CARITAS on the Road!
The Men's Program is now housed at The Healing Place located in downtown Richmond.
Everyone who serves at The Healing Place or joins in the activities there on site must be 18 years of age or older.
Please sign up at the links below.


CARITAS is a faith response that provides for the most basic needs of people who are suffering

Food and shelter – CARITAS Shelter
Employment -- CARITAS Works
Addiction Recovery -- CARITAS Healing Place
Home furnishings – CARITAS Furniture Bank
Our church has participated in the CARITAS program for close to 30 years.  CARITAS is the largest emergency shelter program in our community and focuses on transitioning single adults and families from homelessness to independence by helping them find jobs and shelter.  SGUMC volunteers range in ages from 5 years to 75+.  

Please contact Jeff Cox for more information.  You can also visit