Night on the Streets

Catholic Worker

in Berkeley, California

"Creating a new society in the shell of the old." 

-Peter Maurin

Since 1997, Night on the Streets Catholic Worker (NOSCW) has served over 100,000 meals.

In addition to weekly meals, NOSCW serves the neediest residents in the East Bay with an overnight storm shelter in winter, pantry operation, soup nights, and a variety of other mail, legal, tax, and health services and other outreach that ranges from hospital and prison visits to advocacy for healthcare for the homeless.

If interested in volunteering or learning more about the Worker, please contact the Coordinator JC Orton at (510) 684-1892 or noscw[at]

Donations can be made via PayPal by clicking here.

Or checks can be made out to Night on the Streets Catholic Worker and sent to P.O. Box 13468, Berkeley, California 94712, USA. NOSCW is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, and donations are  tax-deductible to the full extent provided by law.
Catholic Worker volunteers at the Presidents' Day meal in February, 2014.
Catholic Worker volunteers serving fried chicken at a holiday meal in Berkeley.

To learn more about Night on the Streets - Catholic Worker, please see the videos below with the Coordinator JC Orton.

"6 Questions for JC Orton"

"JC Orton on The School of the Americas"