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08. 24. 2015
On May 27, 2014, a new law took effect that will allow adoptees and certain relatives to request and obtain the names of their biological parents beginning January 1, 2017. Any birth parents who wish to preserve their privacy, must submit a Redaction Request Form to the New Jersey Department of Health no later than December 31, 2016.   More
08. 19. 2015
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton is pleased to announce that its Disaster Response Program is offering additional services to those impacted by Hurricane Sandy. A generous grant of almost $600,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation supports the launch of these new initiatives.   More
08. 10. 2015
For a third year, the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey has generously awarded a grant of $20,000 to Ocean Community Services for its Project Hope Health and Wellness Education and Prevention Services initiative.   More
07. 30. 2015

Catholic Charities USA announced the award of a long-term disaster recovery grant to Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton 's Disaster Response Program totaling $77,630.14.

07. 29. 2015
The Ocean County-based office of Community Services of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton was awarded a $1,000 grant in July by Wells Fargo to support the organization’s mission of providing quality services to those most in need,   More
07. 15. 2015
The United Way of Ocean County has generously awarded a grant of $25,000 to Ocean Community Services.   More
07. 14. 2015
The Greenbriar Oceanaire Women’s Golf Association and Greenbriar Oceanaire Men’s Club recently hosted a golf tournament that raised over $14,500 to benefit Providence House.   More
06. 25. 2015
Inspirational and heartfelt words regarding recent tragedies from Bishop O’Connell appeared today in The Times of Trenton.   More
06. 11. 2015
Catholic Charities and its Disaster Response Program were featured today in the Star Ledger in a touching article that called our organization a "Godsend."   More
06. 05. 2015
Earlier in May, Catholic Charities held its annual Kick-off event for the upcoming Guardian Angel Dinner Dance (GADD) to be held on October 3.   More
05. 26. 2015
John and Alicia Nash were extraordinary advocates for mental health and as such they were well regarded and admired by the Catholic Charities family and we extend our deepest sympathy to their family and friends.   More
05. 13. 2015
With funding from the Mercer County Department of Human Services Office on Aging, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton and Rise, A Community Service Partnership of Hightstown, are currently screening applicants to determine eligibility for the Medi-Cool Program.   More
04. 30. 2015
Catholic Charities’ Jean Furdella and Maureen Fahey participated in a Hard Hat Tour of The Duffy School, renovated into apartments...   More
04. 30. 2015
Roberto Hernandez, Program Director of Catholic Charities El Centro was recently appointed to Mayor Jackson's new Latino Advisory Council.   More
04. 24. 2015
Jane Meyer, Director of Catholic Charities’ Monmouth Counseling/Family Growth Program will be a featured presenter at the statewide Adolescent Networking Conference coordinated by the Rutgers School of Social Work on May 15.   More
04. 08. 2015
The Mercer County Board of Catholic Charities will host Pocketbook Bingo event on Friday, May 15 to benefit Mercer County programs.    More
03. 30. 2015
In an effort to help individuals and families navigate the upcoming changes and confusion that change brings with it, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, has mobilized outreach...   More
03. 26. 2015
The Catholic Charities New Jersey Disaster Case Management Program has been given an extension so that it may continue providing help to households impacted by Sandy   More
03. 24. 2015
This Good Friday, April 3, will mark the 15th annual Stations of the Cross procession, re-creating Jesus’ crucifixion, burial and resurrection. Coordinated each year by Catholic Charities’ El Centro program...   More
03. 24. 2015
More than 25 clinicians representing nearly every program at Catholic Charities participated in a day-long workshop, “Creating Trauma Informed Systems of Care in Mental Health Settings,” this week.   More
03. 23. 2015
Burlington Community Services Received $40k Grant from CCUSA/Walmart Foundation   More
03. 19. 2015
A diaper/baby wipe drive organized by Mary Lee and a Mom's group at St. Leo the Great Parish in Lincroft helped families living in transitional housing at Linkages.   More
03. 17. 2015
This workshop will provide critical tools for mental health providers to assess the treatment needs of clients with mental illness presenting with trauma.   More
03. 10. 2015
A furry, four-legged therapist named Henry recently made the rounds at Providence House's Safe House in Burlington.   More
02. 27. 2015
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton will receive the Community Impact Award from the MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce.   More
02. 23. 2015
Kathy O'Connor is retiring after 17 years of dedicated, conscientious and enthusiastic service to Catholic Charities.   More
02. 10. 2015
The Catholic Charities New Jersey Disaster Case Management Program has been given an extension so that it may continue providing help to households impacted by Sandy.   More
02. 03. 2015
The Most Reverend David M. O’Connell, Bishop of the Trenton Diocese will serve as Honorary Chair of the 2015 Walk of Hope on March 28th.   More
01. 06. 2015
A young woman conducts a wish list drive to benefit Providence House Domestic Violence Services (PHDVS) of Catholic Charities in Burlington County as her Mitzvah Project.   More
12. 19. 2014
As we prepare to usher in a New Year, we also look back to some moments that inspired us in 2014.   More
12. 01. 2014
Catholic Charities is launching its first social networking campaign to generate much-needed support one of its programs.   More
11. 25. 2014
Catholic Charities’ Intensive Family Support Services (IFSS) recently held its annual Thanksgiving gathering for IFSS families.   More
11. 12. 2014
Planning has officially begun for the 2015 Walk of Hope to benefit Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton.   More
11. 06. 2014
L.A. Parker, columnist for The Trentonian, published a commentary in response to Governor Christie's recent visit to Catholic Charities.   More
10. 31. 2014
Where were you two years ago this week?   More
10. 27. 2014
The MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2015 class of Hall of Fame winners to be celebrated at its Annual Awards Dinner on April 23, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Princeton.   More
10. 10. 2014
Governor Christie announced the formation of a new task force to carry out addiction prevention and treatment initiatives at a press conference held yesterday at Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton.   More
10. 08. 2014
"The ultimate act to domestic violence is homicide, and that's why we are here today, to remember that although it can build and build it can end with the death of the victim."   More
10. 03. 2014
As we begin Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Catholic Charities would like to recognize Assemblyman Troy Singleton for his continued support of "Lisa’s Law."   More
09. 17. 2014
A group of Notre Dame students provided much-needed help to Catholic Charities’ Community Services, sorting and organizing clothing and household furnishing donations at the downtown Trenton program   More
09. 10. 2014
Catholic Charities received a $20,000 donation from Investors Bank, as a Silver Anniversary Sponsor of the upcoming 25th Annual Guardian Angel Dinner Dance on September 27 at the Hyatt-Princeton.   More
08. 12. 2014
Congressman Rush Holt visited the Citizenship Class at Catholic Charities’ El Centro program, to encourage participants in their journey to become US Citizens.   More
08. 01. 2014
Back to School Drives to benefit children in several Catholic Charities' programs are in full swing in all four counties.   More
07. 31. 2014
Help Catholic Charities Community Services prevent hunger and homelessness! By donating or sharing this link you can help sponsor our own Barbara Clancey's 200-mile ride in an effort to battle hunger!   More
07. 21. 2014

Bristol-Myers Squibb has generously awarded a $10,000 grant to support the food pantry of Catholic Charities Community Services program at 132 North Warren Street in Trenton.

07. 02. 2014
The Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) is an agency of the Government of New Jersey within the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs that is responsible for ensuring that all 566 New Jersey municipalities provide their fair share of low and moderate income housing.   More
06. 23. 2014
New Jersey’s adoption law has changed with regard to adoptees’ access to full birth record information. In the future, the names of all birth parents who placed a child for adoption in New Jersey will be made available to adoptees upon request unless the birth parents file a form with the State indicating that they do not want contact with the child.   More
06. 18. 2014
Providence House Domestic Violence Services (PHDVS) of Catholic Charities is excited to announce that the 14th Annual Gift Auction -- held on June 6 -- raised $63,000!   More
06. 09. 2014

Several groups recently donated their time and energy to spruce up the Providence House emergency safe houses in both Ocean and Burlington counties as part of the program's "Days of Caring" intiative. 

06. 06. 2014
This Week our staff visited with members of the NJ congressional delegation to advocate for increased funding for domestic violence services.   More
06. 05. 2014
You may be eligible to receive an air conditioning unit. With funding from the Mercer County Department of Human Services...   More
05. 27. 2014
Kay Vella makes a difference every day at Providence House Domestic Violence Services (PHDVS) of Catholic Charities in Ocean County....   More
05. 12. 2014
Catholic Charities' Community Services in Burlington County received funding from Catholic Charities USA and the Walmart Foundation to offer assistance and education regarding enrollment in SNAP (formerly Food Stamps).   More
04. 24. 2014
Tickets are still available for 14th Annual Gift Auction benefiting Providence House Domestic Violence Services of Catholic Charities, but are going fast! Get yours today!   More
04. 15. 2014
Say goodbye to winter and hello to summer with Catholic Charities as the Monmouth County Board hosts “Cheers to Summer!” on May 22, 2014 at the Spring Lake Bath & Tennis Club.   More
04. 14. 2014
Roberto Hernandez, who helped found El Centro, a family resource center in the heart of the city’s Latino community, received the 2014 Thomas H. Kean Outstanding Educational Opportunity Fund Alumni Award earlier this month...   More
04. 02. 2014

More than 15 months ago Hurricane Sandy made landfall and impacted thousands of households here in New Jersey...

03. 26. 2014
Roberto Hernandez, Director of Catholic Charities’ El Centro program received the 2014 Thomas H. Kean Outstanding Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Alumni Award earlier this month.   More
03. 26. 2014
Joyce Campbell, Associate Executive Director for External Affairs, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, recently testified before the NJ Inter-Agency Council on Homelessness and also to the State Assembly and Senate Budget Committees.   More
03. 24. 2014
Catholic Charities' Early Intervention Support Services (EISS) program was featured on the front page of yesterday's Trenton Times.   More
03. 12. 2014
Early Intervention Support Services (EISS), run by Mercer Behavioral Health Services, formally opened its doors on March 3 and held an Open House later in the week offering tours and information about this new program.   More
03. 07. 2014
The Monmouth County Board of Catholic Charities will hold a Pocketbook Bingo on Friday, April 4 at St. Leo the Great in Lincroft.   More
02. 20. 2014
For those impacted by Hurricane Sandy or another natural disaster, please take note of this scam alert.   More
02. 19. 2014
Given an assist by Catholic Charities Rapid Re-Housing program, one woman seeks ways to pay it forward.   More
02. 14. 2014
The United Way of Ocean County awarded a $30,000 grant to Catholic Charities’ Ocean Emergency and Community Services program (OECS) to provide vulnerable Ocean County residents with intensive case management services.   More
02. 12. 2014
“Jean, it is sad for us to say good-bye, and we know that it is also difficult for you.  Providence House has become your child, and watching your child grow up is emotional to say the least.”   More
01. 31. 2014
It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of Jack Reilly, a passionate supporter of Catholic Charities for nearly three decades and advocate for the poor and vulnerable.   More
01. 30. 2014
Catholic Charities recently hosted a special appreciation breakfast to thank the many sponsors of its 2013 Guardian Angel Dinner Dance.   More
01. 24. 2014
Catholic Charities Veterans’ Counseling Program will sponsor a series of weekly presentations on topics affecting military families including the impact of deployment, returning from combat and combat-related stress.   More
01. 07. 2014
The US Conference of Catholic Bishops has announced that this week, January 5-11, 2014, is National Migration Week.   More
01. 07. 2014
Social workers, social services professionals and law enforcement personnel are invited to participate in a free, daylong, interactive training on issues related to domestic violence in the older adult community.   More
12. 02. 2013
Catholic Charities' Mercer County Food Pantry recently was featured in a news segment on 6ABC Action News.   More
11. 21. 2013
“People are in giving mode right now, but the problem of hunger is not going to end in January,” A quote from the powerful article by The Times of Trenton..   More
11. 12. 2013
In a Nov. 11 letter sent to all priests in the Diocese of Trenton, Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M., called for a special collection scheduled for Masses the weekend of Nov. 16-17 to provide financial aid to the people of the Philippines "in this time of devastation there" following the impact of typhoon Haiyan.   More
11. 05. 2013
This week its become clear that the cutbacks in food stamp funding are seriously impacting food pantries throughout New Jersey. Last week, Catholic Charities' own food pantry in Mercer County had empty shelves and was forced to turn people away.   More
11. 04. 2013
Providence House Domestic Violence Services has been selected to represent the state of New Jersey for the opportunity to receive a grant totaling $50,000 from The Mary Kay Foundation.   More
10. 25. 2013
This week, the empty shelves at our Mercer County food pantry in Trenton meant that many families had to be turned away.   More
10. 24. 2013
On October 17, Providence House Domestic Violence Services (PHDVS) of Catholic Charities, Ocean County, hosted a Celebration of Survivors at the Presbyterian Church of Toms River. The theme of the event was “reaching out and changing lives.”   More
10. 15. 2013

On Friday, October 11, Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., addressed several hundred people who gathered in St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, Trenton for the Justice for Immigrants Mass coordinated by Catholic Charities and the diocesan Office for Catholic Social Services.

10. 09. 2013
On Friday, October 4, Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield moderated the annual Silent Witness Project at Burlington County College’s Culinary Arts Center in Mt. Holly. Providence House Domestic Violence Services (PHDVS)  of Catholic Charities partnered with several other county groups to hold this moving tribute to county residents who were the victims of domestic violence.   More
10. 02. 2013
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, The Mary Kay FoundationSM has awarded $3 million in grants to 150 domestic violence shelters in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Catholic Charities’ Providence House Domestic Violence Services (PHDVS) received one of the $20,000 unrestricted grants to maintain critical services and programs for individuals who are survivors of domestic abuse.   More
09. 25. 2013
The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey has generously awarded a grant of $20,000 to Catholic Charities’ Ocean Emergency and Community Services for its Project Hope Health and Wellness Education and Prevention Services initiative. 
09. 25. 2013

Last week, Providence House Domestic Violence Services of Catholic Charities celebrated the kickoff of their Abuse in Later Life Grant, provided by the US Department of Justice: Office on Violence Against Women. 

09. 12. 2013

Partners in Recovery, a program of Behavioral Health Services of Catholic Charities, held an art exhibit showcasing participants’ work that drew nearly 100 guests to the Southard Street campus on Wednesday, August 28.

09. 11. 2013
The Monmouth County Board of Catholic Charities will host the second annual Oktoberfest for Vets on Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 7 to 11 PM at The Parker House in Sea Girt. Proceeds from Oktoberfest for Vets will support the expansion of a counseling program for local veterans.   More
09. 10. 2013
Providence House Domestic Violence Services of Catholic Charities recently hosted a three day conference addressing the needs of children impacted by domestic violence.   More
09. 03. 2013
The Saturday in the Park Women's 5K Run and Walk at Holmdel Park took place on Saturday with Providence House Domestic Violence Services of Catholic Charities as one of the two benefiting charities.   More
08. 29. 2013
With hurricane season upon us from September to November and the mid-Atlantic states most at-risk, Disaster Response encourages everyone to be prepared for the possibility of a hurricane by planning in advance.   More
08. 27. 2013
Bonnie Jordan, Program Director, and Cynthia Coleman, Case Manager, Emergency and Community Services (ECS), Burlington County, were featured in today's Burlington County Times concerning the substantial shortage of back to school supplies for local residents.   More
08. 20. 2013

Tony Persichilli, recipient of Catholic Charities' Light of Hope Award for Mercer County at this year's Guardian Angel Dinner Dance, was featured in an article that appeared in yesterday's Trenton Times

08. 14. 2013
Many thanks to the volunteers who came to Catholic Charities last week to help with stuffing and addressing invitations for this year's Guardian Angel Dinner Dance. 
08. 13. 2013
Participants in Partners in Recovery, a program of Catholic Charities, Behavioral Health Services, will host "The Great Expressions" Art Exhibit on August 28.   More
08. 12. 2013
Barbara Clancey, Community Affairs Manager, Emergency & Community Services, was featured in an article in today's Trenton Times.   More
08. 09. 2013

Providence House Domestic Violence Services (PHDVS) of Catholic Charities in Ocean County has been having a busy summer thanks to the generosity of its many supporters!

08. 05. 2013
Starting this month, look for Catholic Charities ads in SJ Magazine, a monthly publication distributed to several towns and counties in Southern New Jersey.   More
08. 01. 2013
Emergency & Community Services of Catholic Charities will hold its annual Back to School Drive in all four counties from August 5 thru 23.   More
07. 18. 2013
Providence House Domestic Violence Services (PHDVS), Ocean County, of Catholic Charities held a luau for their Volunteer Sunrise Appreciation Breakfast on July 17.   More
07. 16. 2013
For the third consecutive year, Emergency & Community Services community affairs manager Barbara Clancey will be taking her battle against hunger to the street, literally!   More
07. 08. 2013
Maria Nikolatos, Director of Catholic Charities' Disaster Response Program, was extensively quoted in a recent story appearing in The SandPaper, a local newspaper distributed throughout Southern Ocean County.   More
07. 01. 2013
Individuals posing as representatives of Catholic Charities are calling households and claiming that they are checking up on them and can provide financial assistance in exchange for personal information.   More
07. 01. 2013
Employees from Reilly Financial Group, an office of MetLife, recently volunteered their time during a “Day of Caring” to spruce up the grounds around Catholic Charities’ Riverbank facility in Burlington.   More
06. 28. 2013
Jean Metz, Director, Providence House Domestic Violence Services of Catholic Charities, had an opinion piece published in both today's Burlington County Times and Asbury Park Press.   More
06. 27. 2013
Employees from Title Resource Group (TRG) in Mt. Laurel, Simon & Schuster in Delran and Ulticom in Mt. Laurel recently volunteered their time to help Providence House Domestic Violence Services.   More
06. 24. 2013

On Friday, June 21st, the United Way of Ocean County hosted a Day of Action as volunteers from Bank of America spent the afternoon beautifying the front grounds of the Providence House Ocean County Outreach Counseling Center. 

06. 20. 2013

A job well done! Hundreds attended a job fair today coordinated by Mosudi Idowu and Barbara Clancey of Mercer Emergency and Community Services at Trenton's West Ward Community Center.

06. 10. 2013

Last Friday evening, more than 700 guests filled the Wellness Center at Georgian Court University to take a chance on winning an assortment of more than 410 prizes, all to benefit Providence House Domestic Violence Services of Ocean County. 

06. 07. 2013
Active and retired members of the military and their families can now access confidential counseling services at a community-based program operated by Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton.   More
06. 03. 2013

Catholic Charities' Emergency & Community Services will hold a job fair on Thursday, June 20, from 9 AM to 1 PM. The job fair will take place at Trenton West Ward's Community and Recreation Center, 351 Prospect Street.

05. 29. 2013
Members of Catholic Charities Disaster Response Program and volunteers from the Visitation Relief Center waited several hours in the rain on May 28 to hear President Obama speak as he stopped in to visit Asbury Park with Governor Christie.   More
05. 29. 2013

Ron Gering, Director, Children and Family Services, Catholic Charities, recently had an essay published in the Trenton Times. The essay addresses potential opportunities for both prevention and intervention with respect to childhood abuse and trauma:

05. 21. 2013

Our prayers are with our Oklahoma neighbors following yesterday’s devastating tornado. Those wishing to help are encouraged to send monetary donations to our sister agency, Catholic Charities Oklahoma City at:

05. 17. 2013
Catholic Charities recently held its annual kick-off event for the upcoming 2013 Guardian Angel Dinner Dance to be held on September 21. The event, held at the Hyatt Regency Princeton, announced those who will officially be honored at the dance.   More
05. 16. 2013
The MOM’s Club of Jackson provided a Day of Caring recently at Providence House Domestic Violence Services in Ocean County.   More
05. 15. 2013

Catholic Charities Clinician Offers Insights on Trenton Tragedy
Jennifer Mellor, MSW, LCSW, Director, Family Growth Program, Catholic Charities, was quoted today on the front page of the Trenton Times in an article focusing on the hostage tragedy that unfolded in the city this past weekend.

05. 13. 2013
Taking a new approach to healing old wounds: Trauma related services at Catholic Charities. A combination of traditional and innovative treatment approaches are offered through many of the counseling services offered at Catholic Charities.   More
05. 10. 2013
Providence House Domestic Violence Services receives donated gifts to distribute to residents for Mother's Day!   More
05. 08. 2013
Ocean First Foundation recently presented two checks to Catholic Charities benefitting services at two of its Ocean County programs.    More
05. 06. 2013

Providence House Domestic Violence Services (PHDVS) of Burlington County is holding an Open House!

05. 03. 2013

"Breakfast at Tiffany's" was this years' theme at the Volunteer Recognition Event for Emergency & Community Services in Burlington County (BECS).