El Centro Stages 15th Stations of the Cross Procession in Trenton

March 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, the event is supported through the time, efforts and generosity of the city’s parishes and …

Walmart Foundation Helps Catholic Charities Fight Food Insecurity

March 23, 2015

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton was a recipient of a grant in the amount of $40,000 from the Walmart Foundation to perform outreach, education and enrollment assistance to residents in Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean counties interested in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This …

Small Actions Make a BIG Difference!

March 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. Pictured are Jennifer Sprake and Stacey Krall delivering the items to families at Linkages.

Counselors to Receive Specialized Trauma Training March 23

March 17, 2015

“Creating Trauma Informed Systems of Care in Mental Health Settings”
DATE:  Monday, March 23rd, 2015
TIME:  9:30 – 3:30 p.m. (lunch included)
This workshop will provide critical tools for mental health providers to assess the treatment needs of clients with mental illness presenting with trauma. Diagnosing trauma in adults …

Who Rescued Who?

March 10, 2015

Henry, a 2-year-old Australian Shepherd/Doberman mix, and his owner Cheryl Pliskin of Mt. Laurel, recently visited Providence House’s Safe House in Burlington County to take part in an afternoon of pet therapy for residents and their children (along with Providence House staff too)!

Henry’s journey to …

Catholic Charities is Honored for its Community Impact

February 27, 2015

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton will receive the Community Impact Award from the MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce. For more than 20 years, the MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce has recognized the most influential and accomplished individuals and organizations for outstanding achievements and contributions to the central …

A Bittersweet Farewell

February 23, 2015

After nearly 17 years of dedicated, conscientious and enthusiastic service, Executive Assistant Kathy O’Connor, has become a beloved “institution” at Catholic Charities, though she often jokes that she would be ready for an institution by her retirement. Well, Kathy’s retirement is commencing this Friday, February …

Help Extended for Those Impacted by Hurricane Sandy!

February 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. Originally scheduled to close in January, this program will continue offering services through October 30, 2015.
If you have ongoing, …

Bishop David M. O’Connell Named Honorary Chair of the 2015 Walk of Hope

February 3, 2015

The Most Reverend David M. O’Connell, Bishop of the Trenton Diocese will serve as Honorary Chair of the 2015 Walk of Hope. “We are grateful for Bishop O’Connell’s support and excited to walk alongside so many of our friends at this community event,” said Marlene …

Mitzvah Project Benefits PHDVS Safe House

January 6, 2015

Special thanks to Marissa (pictured at right) who recently conducted a wish list drive to benefit Providence House Domestic Violence Services (PHDVS) of Catholic Charities in Burlington County. As her Mitzvah Project with Adath Emanu-El of Mt. Laurel, she created 300 brochures explaining her project …

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