Africa, Asia, North America


The School Sisters of Notre Dame are active in a wide variety of ministries including education, health care, social outreach and pastoral ministry.


Where We Serve - Social Services

Social Services

Caroline Friess Center
Caroline Center's students in a class photographProviding job training and education for low-income women in Baltimore City.

Caroline House
Bridgeport, Conn.
Nondenominational education center teaching literacy and life skills to economically disadvantaged women and children.

Corazon a Corazon
Assists women and children in their personal and educational development with a one-on-one setting.

Catholic Charities
Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minn.
Providing educational and support services for persons who are separated and divorced, and those who serve them in parishes.

Good Shepherd Centre
Hamilton, Canada
Working with the poor to serve the needs of persons from pre-birth to hospice.

Learning in Style School
South Minneapolis, Minn.
Classes for beginning English Language learners, mostly adults from Africa and Central America.

Marian House
Marian House photograph of woman in officeMarian House is a holistic, healing community for women and their families who are in need of housing and support services.

Milwaukee Achiever Literacy Services
Provides education, life skills training and workforce development instruction for adults in an atmosphere of mutual acceptance and respect.

MORE Multicultural School for Empowerment
Saint Paul, Minn.
MORE Multicultural School for EmpowermentFocuses on the formal education of immigrants and refugees, helping meet the basic needs of impoverished people and families, advocating for justice issues and leadership development.

Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc.
Rochester, N.Y.
The center enables children, youth and adults to reach the fullness of their potential through education in English, language arts, reading, math and technology.

Offers women, in recovery program, a temporary home in a faith-oriented community and encourages them to become productive members of society.

Society of St. Vincent DePaul
St. Louis
Criminal Justice Ministry addressing needs of prisoners, their families, those recently released from prison, victims, and others involved in the justice system within the St. Louis Archdiocese.

Theresa Living Center & Caroline Family Services
Saint Paul, Minn.
A residential transitional home for women with or without children and a scattered site transitional housing program for women and children that exist for women who dare to change their attitudes and behaviors to approach a healthier life.


Transforming the world through education