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Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Families confronted by a crisis often feel helpless. Catholic Charities provides accurate and timely information and referrals, and will help advocate for the services required by a family. Catholic Charities crisis experts help individuals and families plan long-term solutions to immediate problems through counseling and financial assistance.

Three Ways to End Hunger Now

Posted on May 12, 2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


St. Cecilia’s parishioner, Guadalupe Merino, writes a letter to Congress as daughter, Joyce Merino, naps in her arms.

Find Out the Best Way to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Posted on May 8, 2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Today a mother ignores her own hunger to feed her child. 

Three Surprise Lessons Learned

Posted on May 5, 2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Fordham University Social Work Graduate Student, Elsie Hernandez.

Join us below as Fordham University Social Work Graduate Student Elsie Hernandez reflects on lessons learned during the 8-month internship she is completing with Catholic Charities Community Services. 

Hundreds Rally for Cost-of-living Adjustments

Posted on April 30, 2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Photo Credit: Human Services Council.

"Hundreds of representatives of the human services sector convened on the steps of City Hall on Monday, April 27, 2015, to call for cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) in their city contracts," reports New York Nonprofit Daily. Representatives from Catholic Charities stood among them.

Parallels Between My Jewish Faith & the Mission of Catholic Charities

Posted on April 29, 2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Fordham University social work graduate student Meira Zack is completing an 8-month internship with Catholic Charities Community Services.

By Meira Zack

Bombarded by Tragedies?

Posted on April 24, 2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Photograph by Chris Ramirez Photographer

When one tragedy hits, other tragedies too often follow.  We lose a job and then have a tough time paying rent.

Executive Action Q & A

Posted on April 23, 2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

About 338,000 undocumented immigrants living in New York State may qualify for President Obama’s Executive Action on immigration reform.

Sen. Schumer Announces $2.1 Million More for Hurricane Sandy Victims Served by Catholic Charities

Posted on April 15, 2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Huge news for the 3,000 families still recovering from Hurricane Sandy’s devastation!

Catholic Charities Fights for Fair Pay

Posted on April 8, 2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Over 100 Advocate and Community Groups including Hazel Dukes of NAACP, Beth Finkel of AARP and Kevin Sullivan of Catholic Charities join "Fight for Fair Pay" Campaign, reports WENY News.