Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

“Aging Out” Yet Still Disabled

Cardinal Dolan Seeks Solutions at Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center

His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, along with Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the...

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Head Start Children from Catholic Charities’ Cardinal McCloskey Spend Day with Cardinal

by John-Mark de Palma

As part of Timothy Cardinal Dolan’s Lenten tour, the school children of the Monsignor Boyle Head Start program donned festive handmade hats depicting an assortment of farm...

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Pintsize Carolers Serenade Cardinal Dolan

Visit to Cardinal McCloskey Marks First Stop in Cardinal’s Lenten Tour

Pintsize carolers wearing their own handmade paper hats reminiscent of chickens…ducks?...well, some farm animal, hard to say,...

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Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Introduces Harlem High School Students to Top Black Colleges

Successful Role Models Mentor Teens

Escorted by Omega Psi Phi fraternity members along with sorority members of other African American Greek-...

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10,000 Children or 1 in 8 NYC Students is Homeless Before Entering 5th Grade: Study Says

A recent NYU study found that more than 10,000 children who started kindergarten in 2012 were homeless before they entered the 5th grade. Many were forced to stay in a shelter or live with...

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Huge Disparities in Infant Mortality & Health Care Accessibility in NYC

Community Health Profile Reveals Disturbing Facts

Families, individuals and children in New York City neighborhoods Catholic Charities NY serves are burdened not only by significantly worse health but...

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Bigs and Littles NYC Mentoring Intervene to Help Bullied Siblings

“They’re There for Me”

Bullied by classmates, Lillian, 11, pretended she was sick to avoid school; her grades plummeting from 4’s to 2’s.

A gifted dancer, Lillian had studied...

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Clock Ticking for No-Cost Preschool Assistance for NYC Children

Don’t miss this opportunity to enroll your 3 and 4-year-old children in New York City’s free Pre-K programs. Remember, your immigrant status is not a factor in taking part in these educational benefits. If you...

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No-Cost Preschool Assistance for Immigrant Children

Sign up and receive application help for FREE Pre-K programs for children ages three to four regardless of immigration status.  Applications for the upcoming school year are open now!...

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