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After decades of helping abused children heal, a longtime advocate retires

January 13, 2021

When Jane Meyer started working for Catholic Charities, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were all the rage, gasoline was just $1.34 a gallon, and George Bush (the first one) was President.
“Things were quite different at the time – there were no computers, all our notes were …

New program for crime victims aims to break cycle of violence

October 28, 2020

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton is partnering with Capital Health to help victims of violence in Mercer County achieve long-term recovery and stability in a new program called Violence Intervention for the Community Through Outreach Recovery (VICTORY).
The hospital-based intervention program aims to break the cycle …

After addiction and prison, Trenton man now a mentor inspiring others

September 28, 2020

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton is pleased to honor Robert Brooks of Trenton with our Client Achievement Award.
Poverty and circumstance turned Robert Brooks into a law-breaker at the tender age of 9. With an absentee father, an abusive, mentally ill mother, and three younger brothers, …

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