Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Women Helping Women: Support Programs are a Lifeline During the Pandemic

Women of Proyecto Mujeres Inteligentes en Accion meet (pre-pandemic) // Photo: Catholic Charities Community Services


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A Parent’s Letter: Astor Services Staffer Aids Autistic Child While Grocery Shopping

“I hope this message will reach whoever should hear this great work/ kindness one of your employees had shown.”

My family and I were in Hannaford’s supermarket over the weekend and my...

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In a Year Like No Other, a ‘Historic Crisis’ of Need

When Times readers heard the call of The Neediest Cases Fund’s annual campaign, they gave. And when a pandemic took hold, they gave again.

Destinee Gonzalez-Gil and her...

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Catholic Guardian Services: Never Letting Our Guard Down

Catholic Guardian Services provides support to foster parents and children, including those with developmental disabilities or complex medical conditions // Sharon Mccutcheon...

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Adopta Un Abuelo: Compañía Virtual

Adopte un abuelo para hacerle compañía virtual

Telemundo 47 VIDEO

Un programa que le da alivio a aquellos ancianos que están encerrados y que se sienten solos en tiempos de pandemia. Adopte a un abuelo para darle compañía virtual a nuestros mayores.


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Motherhood in the time of COVID-19

Article originally appears on 

By Jennifer Gonzalez 


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Pandemic Adds Increasing Burdens on Immigrants Without Legal Status

Image: Catholic Charities New York

Article Reproduced with permission from...

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Taekwondo Gave 2 Children an Outlet. It Gave Their Mother a Break.

Frances Ramirez was juggling three jobs with her responsibilities as a single parent when she got help paying for her children’s lessons.

Photo by Sasha Maslov, The New York Times...

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New Opportunities for New Yorkers: Apply for Half-Priced MetroCards

By Jim Sliney Jr

On January 27, 2020, the Fair Fares NYC program begins accepting applications. The Fair Fares NYC...

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Looking back at 2019: St Nicholas to the Rescue

By Jim Sliney Jr.

On December 14th, New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan could be found shopping at the Astor Place Kmart, along with a team of over 300 volunteers to buy warm clothing like...

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