Katherine’s and Rita’s Houses are programs of Catholic Community Services located in Kent and Auburn. The Houses are innovative service-enriched transitional housing programs for homeless, adult women in recovery from substance use. We offer structured, family style living designed to assist women to return to independent living as productive members of the community. Residents may stay up to two years and each resident develops a personal success plan tailored to her individual needs. Our primary goals are to help these women find permanent, affordable housing, maintain sobriety and reduce recidivism rates.

Hear below from just a few of the many women whose lives have been transformed through their time at Katherine’s and Rita’s Houses!

Without the support from the staff and my recovery family at Katherine’s House, I would not be here today. I have completed residential drug treatment, graduated IOP, have a sponsor, and a home group that I meet with regularly. Most importantly, they have been integral in assisting with the reunification of my daughter and I. The staff at Katherine’s House will always have a special place in my heart. I have been supported in every way. If I can come from over ten years of opioid addiction, I am living testimony that any addict can have what I have. And here, what I have is a real family. Clean and serene since 3/2022. – AD


My experience at Katherine’s House has been awesome! It’s very clean and spacious! The bedrooms are the perfect size for 1 person. It’s been a very loving and peaceful environment. Staff are the best, very loving and helpful and supportive. I love it here! – TS

I have been at Katherine’s House 6 months now. I absolutely Love it. I have a great feeling of peace I have never experienced in my life. It’s been a long hard road my whole life. Here I have friends that support me and a great team of staff that are always helping me. This place is beautiful. We work as a team to keep it immaculate. Have a nice yard and garden. I never in my life imagined a recovery place could be this nice. Everyone here is amazing. I am so thankful to have found this safe, peaceful place at this time in my life. I thank you all. – RP