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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.

After arriving in New York this summer from her native Peru, Juanita learned that the most important stop for her and her family was at Catholic Charities, which has assisted her migrant journey. She is currently seeking permanent residency status. Her name has been changed for this story. Juanita learned...
POTS, a Bronx agency affiliated with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, recently provided those struggling with drug addiction with Naloxone, a nasal spray that works to save people experiencing drug overdoses. The goal is to save lives. It’s a glorious end-of-summer day at Edgar Allan Poe...
Under banners stressing solidarity, hundreds of union members processed into St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sept. 9 for a Mass celebrated before the annual Labor Day Parade. They represented dozens of unions for steamfitters, ironworkers, electricians, trades traditionally associated with organized labor. They were joined as...
It’s not just the black bean and sweet potato chili, the menu item on a February day at Encore’s daily lunch, offered a no cost for seniors in the basement of St. Malachy’s Church in Manhattan’s Theatre District. The food is appreciated among the approximately 50 diners this day, but the camaraderie may...


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  • Checking in with The CEO of Catholic Charities Hawai’i About the Wildfire Response September 2, 2023
    On today’s episode of JustLove, we are joined by Robert Van Tassell, who is the CEO of Catholic Charities Hawai’i about their response to the devastating wildfires that affected the town of Lahaina on the island of Maui. Our hearts go out to the people of Hawai’i and to the first responders and our Catholic […]

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Aleth Felix Tchicaya: Building a home and a dream
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.