The Caritas der Erzdioezese Wien - Hilfe in Not pursues exclusively charitable purposes. The aim of the organization is to help people in need quickly, effectively and objectively and to provide social services. To achieve this goal, the Caritas der Erzdioezese Wien - Hilfe in Not is active in the fields of pensioner care, in the disabled area, in social care, in the homeless assistance, in the field of foreign aid and in the aid for refugees and migrants. In addition, she offers specialized training in social professions. Target group are people in need, regardless of religion, political orientation or ethnicity.