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How Tech and the Xavier Society Revolutionize Life for the Blind

Posted on 08/27/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Xavier Society for the Blind was founded in 1900 by Jesuit priest Father Joseph Stadelman SJ and a group of lay women. It was the only publishing house focused on making religious and spiritual writings available to the blind. The...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Adaptive Services for People with Hearing & Visual Impairments

Tags: Xavier Society for the Blind, Catholic Charities NY, Visually impaired services, National Library Service for the blind, tech for visually impaired, physically handicapped, Jim Sliney Jr

Don't Miss Your Opportunity for a Free Air Conditioner

Posted on 07/30/2019 by jmark  |  Share

Your Household May Qualify for a Free Air Conditioner Under this State Program

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By Sophia Theriault

New York State is providing financial assistance in the form of free air conditioners for vulnerable New Yorkers...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: free air conditioners, heap program, New York State

Blind Immigrants, Frightened and Trying to Navigate NYC

Posted on 03/28/2019 by admin  |  Share


Catholic Charities Intervenes

Finding your way in a strange New York City neighborhood can be frightening.  Finding your way in a strange neighborhood while not knowing English can be tougher still.  Finding your way in a strange...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Insider’s Peek into the 115th Congress Swearing In

Posted on 01/11/2017 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

The Real Deal on Advocacy

Catholic Charities Govt. & Community Relations Director Luz Tavarez gives an insider’s peak into the 115th Congress swearing in & real deal on advocacy.

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Filed under: Catholic Charities Centennial, Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: 115th Congress, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Shannon Kelly, Beatriz Diaz Taveras, Adriano Espaillat

Looking for High Quality Special Ed Services?

Posted on 10/15/2015 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Kennedy Child Study Center invites you to its first annual Community Open House Tuesday, October 20th from 3pm — 6pm at their new home, located at 2212 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor New York, New York 10035.

KCSC is opening the doors...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Early Intervention & Special Education

Tags: Kennedy Child Study Center

Disability Activist & Housing Hero Greg Bell, Sr. Mourned

Posted on 08/20/2015 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

City Councilwoman Vanessa L. Gibson remembered Greg Bell as not only a strong advocate for disabled veterans but as a family man, and a faithful servant of God, reports the Bronx Chronicle in its obituary of Mr....

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged