Caritasverband für das Erzbistum Berlin

The Caritasverband für das Erzbistum Berlin e.V., the social organisation of the Catholic Diocese of Berlin is a non-governmental, non-profit organization, part of the voluntary welfare associations in the German states of Berlin, Brandenburg and partly Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, providing a broad spectrum of assistance regards basic social care, family and health.

Caritas Berlin is responsible for a network of social services like services for family and youth, addiction counselling and drug prevention, migrants, people with special needs like elderly and/or handicapped, disadvantaged and/or poor due to multiple reasons, inpatient/outpatient-services, voluntary work etc. Moreover, Caritas Berlin is involved in lobbying at the political level, especially focussed on poverty reduction.