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Catholic Charities helps solve the problems of New Yorkers in need, non-Catholics and Catholic alike. The neglected child, the homeless family, the immigrant and refugee, the person with special needs, and the hungry senior are among those for whom we provide help and create hope – with compassion and respect.

Hundreds of migrants from the southern border arrived in July at Catholic Charities offices in the Bronx and Manhattan. Many came to New York hungry, tired, and in need of the basics of human dignity at the height of a sweltering summer. Catholic Charities has responded with food, water, and information...
Monique Myers directs a summer employment program with 2,000 city youths through Alianza, a Catholic Charities agency in the Bronx and Upper Manhattan. They come with varying degrees of hopes, anxieties and determination. Monique knows what that is like. She’s been with the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) ever since 2013...
Even in the turbulent world of immigration justice, it was highly unusual when the Manhattan offices of Catholic Charities Immigrant & Refugee Services was sent scores of notices for court hearings involving people who had never entered the main offices of Catholic Charities. Besides, those kinds of notices are usually sent...
Who sent them remains shrouded in mystery. Some say the governors of Texas and Arizona. Others point to U.S. Immigration, or maybe it’s a combination. All Alissa Tyghter-Gerald, Division Director of Community and Outreach Services for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, knows is that they keep...


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    In today’s recording of JustLove we return to the difficult situation facing our brethren in Afghanistan: over the past ten months since the withdrawal of American Forces on August 30th, 2021, the people of Afghanistan have faced enormous challenges including drought, a food crisis, and a devastating earthquake.  We speak with Megan Gilbert, Communications Officer […]

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I helped the homeless, and then I lost my home. But this is a plan of God. I have faith that everything will be okay, and Madeline believes in me.