Our People

Our dedicated team provides a wide variety of individual and family supportive services. We make it not only our mission, but also our day-to-day job to help others using a person-centered approach with a goal to restore the dignity of all individuals.

Tabitha Tabitha Brewster

Our Executive Director is a fearless leader, providing the professional and spiritual guidance to keep everything on track. A beneficiary of Catholic Charities services in her past, she is committed to driving the work and mission of Catholic Charities of Livingston County in everything we do.

Amy Patterson

Amy is our Employment Caseworker and Food Pantry Coordinator, leading our Food Pantry/ Clothing Closet. She assists families with food and children’s’ clothing. We serve any family in need who is experiencing a food crisis. While Amy coordinates the food pantry, volunteers are present daily to ensure food is handed out to those in need. Amy also supports the Employment services for work-ready individuals, engaging in activities that will help them gain skills for employment.

Carrie Carrie Clark

Carrie is the Case Manager & Emergency Housing Coordinator, assisting homeless and at-risk families in finding safe, affordable housing and the resources to secure stability in their lives. Livingston County does not have a walk-in shelter for homeless families or individuals. The county relies on Catholic Charities to assist with providing a safe environment for families experiencing homelessness. Carrie also provides counseling and case management services during their time of crisis.

Jess Jessica Pierce

As our Faith in Action Service Coordinator, Jessica provides volunteer support to the frail, elderly and disabled. Types of assistance includes medical transportation, grocery shopping, light housekeeping, visits, and more.  As part of Help*Works, Jessica also coordinates Emergency Financial Assistance for those in need.

Heather Heather Wagner

Heather is the Disability Case Manager with our SSI/SSD Case Management Services agency.  She assists individuals who are in need of help with navigating the SSI/SSD application process. Heather provides case management services to children and adults who need to apply for federal disability benefits.

Nicole Nicole Ricker

Nicole is our Employment Caseworker, helping to head up our CCLC Employment Services agency which provides services for work ready individuals. They assist with engaging individuals in English as a Second Language, High School Equivalency Classes, and in employment related work sites situated throughout the county that will help them gain the skills necessary for a job in the future.

Michelle Michelle Dourie, LMSW

Michelle is our Community of Caring Service Director, serving pregnant women and mothers in need of support. This service focuses on assisting mothers and mothers-to-be to achieve healthy pregnancies and births as well as improving parenting skills and the emotional well-being of the family. Michelle also assists with family counseling needs for individuals in need of therapy and/or family members needing support and assistance.

Brandy Brandy Swain, LMSW

Brandy is the HOPE Youth Mentoring Service Coordinator, pairing trained adults with at-risk youth to provide safe and fun activities and mentoring services. Brandy also provides transitional counseling for individuals preparing to be released from jail and re-entering the community.


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Catholic Charities of Livingston County
34 E. State Street
Mt. Morris, NY  14510
p:  585-658-4466 | f: 585-658-2513

Walk-in hours:
Monday and Thursday 9am - 4pm

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