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 …

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 …

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