Health Care with 
Catholic Community Connection 

Catholic Community Connection serves as a resource to all people within the Diocese of Cleveland. One way in which we serve the community is by providing information about Catholic health care providers in the area.

In 2007, Caritas Connection and Catholic Community Care merged to form Catholic Community Connection, which now consists of 19 of the major Catholic health care, senior living, social services, and higher education ministries in the greater Cleveland area.

It’s through collaboration with our health care partners that we seek to ensure coordination and access to health care services (and social services) for all the people of God in our midst. Our health care partners offer treatment and care options that align with the Catholic teachings and your family’s values.

Options in seeking health care

While not everyone considers the religious affiliation of the hospitals or health care facilities that treat them, there are a broad range of things to think about when weighing your options:

Services offered—Do they meet your medical needs while aligning with your core values?

Location—Is the facility convenient to you and your loved ones?

Reputation—Are they known for providing quality care and staying true to their mission?

Cost—Does your health insurance provider cover services at this particular facility?

Commitment to the community—Do they care for everybody regardless of their ability to pay?

Religious accommodations—Is there an on-site chapel and/or access to clergy for spiritual, religious, and emotional support?

How is Catholic Health Care Unique?

Catholic health care providers view their work as an extension of the healing ministry of Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church.
Catholic health care facilities are committed to reaching out and meeting the needs of the underserved.
Pastoral care and mission-related services are available on-site.
Pain management and palliative care programs are entrenched in the Catholic tradition of care with compassion.
The physical, psychological, social, and spiritual considerations of the patient are all addressed in the provision of care.

Catholic Community Connection Health Care Partners

To learn more about Catholic-based health care for you or a loved one, please contact us, or reach out directly to the partner health care providers.

St. Vincent Charity                            Community Health Center
(Sisters of Charity Health System)

2351 E 22nd St, Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 861-6200 •

Established in 1865, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center was Cleveland’s first private hospital. Its philosophy is rooted in the 171-year legacy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, whose ministry includes healing through direct care, outreach, and related health and human services activities.

In September 2022, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center announced it will transition from acute care to ambulatory care. As of November 15, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center will no longer provide inpatient services. Patients can continue to expect high-quality, compassionate ambulatory care as provided through: outpatient mental health services; addiction medicine services through Rosary Hall; primary care, internal medicine and urgent care.

Sisters of Charity Health System

2475 East 22 Street, Cleveland, OH 44115
216-696-5560 •

Headquartered in Cleveland, the Sisters of Charity Health System includes one community health center, two elder care facilities, three grantmaking foundations addressing the root causes of poverty, and five community outreach organizations in northeast Ohio and South Carolina.

In Cleveland, its ministries include: St. Vincent Charity Community Health Center, Light of Hearts Villa, Regina Health Center, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Building Healthy Communities, Joseph & Mary’s Home, and the St. Vincent Charity Health Campus.

These organizations have earned national recognition for cutting-edge achievements in clinical practice and innovation, active involvement in meeting ever-changing community needs, and a shared commitment to representing the compassion and excellence that distinguishes Catholic health care.

The Sisters of Charity Health System follows the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, which offers moral guidance on various aspects of health care delivery.

Holy Family Home Health Care and Hospice

6707 State Rd, Parma, OH 44134
(440) 888-7722 •

As the first residential inpatient hospice facility in the Greater Cleveland area, Holy Family Home serves individuals who are diagnosed with any life-limiting illness and their families.

Nestled on 7-½ beautifully wooded acres in Parma, Holy Family Home is a peaceful and serene 30-bed inpatient center that is open to families 24 hours a day.

Some Holy Family patients prefer to stay at home, while others may need another level of care to manage pain or other symptoms and may feel more comfortable knowing that professionals are with them 24/7. Available services include: inpatient hospice, community hospice, home health care, and grief and spiritual support.