The “Public Charge” rule change is ever changing. Catholic Charities of New York and the coalition who have stood by New York’s immigrants (Mayor’s Office on Immigrant Affairs, Univision 41, NYLag, the Legal Aid Society, Hispanic Federation, and the New York State Office for New Americans) held another phonebank to answer questions about the Public Charge rule which incldued a visit from NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio.  

Sesame Street shows how addiction affects families

Sesame Street revealed that one of its puppet characters is in foster care because her mother is in recovery for addiction. As we continue to battle the opioid crisis, it is important to understand that addiction can affect everyone around them, including their families. Good Shepherd Services is an agency of Catholic Charities of New York that helps young people and their families thrive no matter their circumstances.

A Gathering of Catholic Charities Agencies

This October, the Federation of Agencies that make up the Catholic Charities of New York gathered together. The event included a panel of people who have been helped by some of those agencies and who went on to serve in the agencies that made such a difference in their lives.

Hope for the Homeless: Mental Health Initiatives are Under Review

On Friday, October 11th, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a 30-day review of mental health services in New York City. The Mayor’s review will examine the city’s mental health intervention programs. Beacon of Hope, a division of Catholic Charities, is doing its part by offering a variety of housing services for people living with mental illness.

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JustLove™ By Monsignor Kevin Sullivan

Reflections of the Canonization of John Henry Newman and Preparing for the Christmas Season with Cross Catholic Outreach

On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor talks about the Canonization of now Saint John Henry Newman and “Box of Joy” Ministry.

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Please Join Us in Delivering Toys to the Less Fortunate in New York

With the Holiday season right around the corner, we are reminded everyday of how blessed we are and how important it is...

Statement from Catholic Charities of New York on World Day of Migrants and Refugees

(NY, NY) - September 29, 2019 - Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, the head of Catholic Charities of New York, issued the following statement today to mark World Day of Migrants and Refugees. ...

Puerto Rican Ingenuity and Spirit Still Rising High & Making History

Comite Noviembre volunteers arriving at Coliseo de Arecibo, Puerto Rico 

By Teresa Santiago, Catholic Charities NY Spanish Media Consultant 

A few days ago, I closely tracked...

Univision and Catholic Charities New York Partner for Immigration Facebook Live Event

Facebook Live Forum on the Public Charge Rule Foro sobre la Regla de "Carga Pública." Los expertos en inmigración respondieron sus preguntas en vivo.

Panel experts:

Dan Smulian, Catholic...

Prayer of Remembrance For 9/11

Today marks the 18th anniversary of The September 11th Attacks. 

We remember the 2,977 men, women, and children who lost their lives in New York City, Washington, DC, and Shanksville, PA on that...

Univision: En Vivo con Caridades Católicas Abogado Dan Smulian

“Es importante no rendirse ante el pánico”: experto aclara dudas sobre la medida de carga pública

El abogado Dan Smulian, de Caridades Católicas, asegura que esta regla no va a afectar a muchas...

El Diario: NYC desafía regla de ‘carga pública’ dando más asesoría a los inmigrantes

Coaliciones y organizaciones proinmigrantes, agencias de la Ciudad, El Diario y Univision 41 se unen en una línea especial de ayuda legal

Este artículo aparece originalmente en El Diario. Por: ...

Immigration Public Charge Phone Bank Today

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by John-Mark de Palma

Are you concerned about public benefits and immigration? Call our toll-free phone bank today, September 10th at 1-800-566-7636, from 5:00pm to...

Living the Promise of Her Faith: Sister Norma Pimentel

Sister Norma Pimentel, Photo by USDA

By Jim Sliney Jr  

Sister Norma Pimentel is the executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley (CCRGV). Of all the places in...

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