The mission of the Centro Comunitário da Paróquia de Carcavelos is inspired by the Social Doctrine of the Church and is based on the following values:
The respect for the human dignity and the duty to contribute to each person’s moral, spiritual and cultural development;
The strengthening of a sense of community which enables individuals, families and other groups of the Parish to become advocates of their own improvement by working together;
The creation of Christian communication structures for mutual aid goods and the provision of support to the most vulnerable through the mobilisation of the necessary resources.
The Centro Comunitário da Paróquia de Carcavelos (Community Centre of the Carcavelos Parish) is a Private Institution of Social Solidarity steered by an approach based on awareness, innovation, pro-activity and dynamism, whose main focus is people’s social development within its geographical area of operation. It aims to be an Institution of excellence in its framework of action.