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Donors Make Easter Special for New Yorkers in Need

Posted on 04/17/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Special Shout Out to Catholic Daughters of America

What a great way to start the Easter season!  Thanks to the Catholic Daughters of America, one of the oldest and largest organizations of Catholic women in America the holiday came early e for babies...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Maternity Services

Tags: Catholic Daughters of America, Easter basket donations, St. Mary’s Church Washingtonville, Holy Rosary Church, Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster

Meet Jacqueline, a Single Mom Battling Addiction

Posted on 04/12/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

How She Turned Her Life Around

 "Meet Jacqueline"

By Dean Scher, PhD, LCSW

CEO  Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster

Jacqueline is a 50-year-old single mother of a young teenage boy. She is also a heroin addict who has received treatment services through the peer advocates at Catholic Charities...

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Filed under: Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Tags: Dean Scher, Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster, upstate heroin crisis, addiction treatment, drug treatment, Catholic Charities NY

Confronting the Opioid Crisis Head On

Posted on 02/20/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Catholic Charities Moderates Panel; Heads Up Response

Catholic Charities NY staff headed up panels focused on pressing issues of our time --  the Opioid Crisis; Immigrant, Refugee and Farmworkers and Homelessness & Housing Special Populations --...

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Tags: Shannon Kelly, Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster, Opioid Crisis, NY State Assoc. of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators conference 2019, Overdose, addiction, addiction prevention, narcan, support groups