Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Labeled “Juvenile Delinquents” by the Courts, Initiative Reverses Trauma

Reduces Recidivism; Helps Children Thrive.

By Alice Kenny

At Catholic Charities NY, we always remember that children are children, regardless of where...

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Moving from Trauma to Firm Ground

Catholic Charities NY Celebrates Terra Firma & Its Support for Immigrant Youth

Terra Firma, a project of Catholic Charities New York, The Children's Health Fund, and The Children's...

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Donors Make Easter Special for New Yorkers in Need

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...

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Harlem Children Meet NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill

Combatting Police Tensions & Gun Violence, Starting with Tiny Tots & Mounted Cops

Teaming up with Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E., Fidelis Care and the NYPD, Catholic Charities NY takes...

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“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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