Rent Relief in Dutchess County

07/23/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

  • One-time Rent Subsidy available for low-income County Residents to Apply

  • Dutchess County Partners with Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County to Provide Support During Application Process for Those in Need

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What it Means to Be Part of a Community: The Undocumented Heroes of Westchester

07/16/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

When Volunteers Were In Short Supply, Day Laborers Came Together To Help


Volunteers at St. Rosa Lima Church // Bridget Hagerty 

By Jim Sliney Jr

If you read, “We all Need Food and Shelter, but Eviction Makes that Difficult,”  then you...

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A New Shape and Size for the Summer Youth Employment Programs

07/16/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

  • Summer Youth Employment Rebranded As SYEP Summer Bridge 2020

  • 75,000 SYEP Positions Reduced To 35,000 Positions

By Jim Sliney Jr

Back in June, Catholic Charities...

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We all Need Food and Shelter, but Eviction Makes that Difficult

07/16/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

  • Eviction Cases On The Rise From 40 To 350 A Month At Westchester Catholic Charities

  • Over 1,000 People A Week Seek Food Assistance At Catholic Charities Pantries


Catholic Charities of New York serves those in need...

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Can You Fit a School in a Single Bag? Yes, You Can

07/09/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

At the Kennedy Children’s Center in Harlem, they take education very seriously. They also take safety very seriously. So, the kids will not be able to attend Summer classes at Kennedy Children’s Center (KCC). But that doesn’t mean KCC is...

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Volunteer Opportunities Still in High Demand at Catholic Charities

07/09/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Volunteers distribute food at Grand St. Guild Housing // Carmen Gonzalez 

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Volunteer program at Catholic Charities of New York is bigger than you think. I know when I pictured “volunteering” for Catholic Charities I...

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Walk, Run or Ride to Raise Money for Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties

07/09/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

Starting on Sunday July 12th and running (pun intended) through July 26th, the very first Virtual Duathlon is being held to raise money for the Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster counties (CCCSOS) programs....

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Half a Million Meals Provided in Three Months: All Thanks to Your Support

07/09/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

Catholic Charities Feeding Our Neighbors Program Fights Hunger During COVID


Catholic Charities Community Services of New York (CCCS) recently distributed its 500,000th meal // Jinnifer Douglass

By Jim Sliney Jr

Hunger has gripped many...

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Racism Through the Lens of Faith

07/01/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

On Friday June 19th, there was a virtual gathering of faith leaders who took on the colossal task of looking at racism through the lens of faith and religion.

Introduced by Jennifer Jones Austin of the Federation of Protestant Welfare...

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New Catholic Charities New York PSA: ‘In Service To All’

07/01/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Archdiocese of New York includes Staten Island, Manhattan, the Bronx, as well as Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester counties. That covers a lot of ground and includes over 5.8 million people.

Prior to March of 2020, when the Archdiocese, along with much of the...

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