Social Work Month 2017

March 10, 2017

March is Social Work Month! Thank you – to all the Social Workers in our Agency who make such a difference in the lives of the people we serve!
Celebrated each March, National Professional Social Work Month is an opportunity for social workers across the …

State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP)

March 2, 2017

The Department of Community Affairs (DCA) published Public Notices on February 21, 2017, announcing the opening of the State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP) waiting lists for three categories: Elderly, Family and Disabled Households.
Preliminary application will be taken beginning March 6, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. until …

Disaster Response Program Update

January 13, 2017

After more than four years of assisting those affected by Hurricane Sandy the funding for Catholic Charities’ Disaster Response Program has come to an end, effective December 1, 2016.
A few highlights of the services provided to those affected by Hurricane Sandy include:

Provided disaster case management …

Changes in the Adoption Law Regarding Birth Certificates

December 30, 2016

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. Authorized individuals may obtain an uncertified copy of an adoptee’s original birth certificate without obtaining …

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