Crisis Intervention Centers & Services

Facing Challenges Brought By The Pandemic, Helping People And Communities.

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Olga Rivera with her daughters Adela, left, and Martina.Credit...Joshua Bright for The New York Times


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Catholic Charities of New York Agencies Receive Personal Protective Equipment

Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of The Archdiocese of New York, gives an update on Catholic Charities Services and...

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A New Number, “988”, For Suicide Prevention

By Jim Sliney Jr

There has been a toll free number, 1-800-273-TALK, available to Americans who needed a suicide prevention lifeline. But last week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to...

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As Suicide Prevention Month Ends - Let's Keep Talking

By Jim Sliney Jr and John-Mark de Palma


Caseworkers are on the frontline of social services. They assist and counsel families and individuals...

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The Opioid Crisis is Evolving, and so is Catholic Charities

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By Jim Sliney Jr.

In 2017, there were a record 1,487 fatal overdoses in New York; the overdose rate in the South Bronx was higher than any place in the country except...

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The Challenge for the Homeless Student and How Catholic Charities Helps

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by Jim Sliney Jr.

3 Min Read. Back in March of...

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1 in 5 New Yorker’s are Poor: Catholic Charities is Ready to Help 

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by John-Mark de Palma

2 Min Read: According to the...

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New Study Backs Emergency Lifesaving Treatment for Drug Overdose

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by John-Mark de Palma

A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical...

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Adidas Helps Students Sprint toward Success

Pilot Initiative Partners with Catholic Charities

By Juan I. Rosa, Catholic Charities Community School Director

Catholic Charities NY teamed up with Adidas and the Mayor’s...

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