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A Prince Harry-approved treatment helps trauma survivors recover

June 14, 2021

Counselors at Catholic Charities’ Providence House Domestic Violence Services in Ocean County (pictured, right) have introduced an innovative psychotherapy called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, or EMDR, to help women recover from sexual trauma experienced within their intimate partner relationship.
Developed over 25 years ago, EMDR is …

Georgian Court University awards Laó-Collins honorary public service degree

May 26, 2021

Georgian Court University, Lakewood, NJ, held the fourth of four commencement ceremonies on the afternoon of Thursday, May 20, 2021. / Russ DeSantis Photography and Video, LLC
Georgian Court University has awarded Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton Executive Director Marlene Laó-Collins an honorary doctorate in public service. At …

New program launched to avoid ‘eviction tsunami’

April 28, 2021

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton has teamed up with social service and legal service organizations on a new program to provide rental, mortgage, utility and legal assistance for people struggling to pay their bills because of the pandemic.
The eviction-prevention initiative is called Operation Ivo, after …

Catholic Charities to provide COVID-19 tests, vaccines to underserved groups

March 9, 2021

The New Jersey Department of Health has enlisted Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton to help provide critically needed COVID-19 health education, testing, contact tracing, and vaccine support to underserved groups in Central Jersey, including Latino and Black communities and documented and undocumented immigrants.
Catholic Charities was …

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