We offer several programs in Monmouth County that provide assistance to individuals, children and families, to victims of natural disasters and to those with mental illness and substance abuse.
Food drives help us keep our pantry shelves stocked and are a mainstay of our outreach efforts. We also conduct themed drives that meet clients’ other needs.
FAMILY GROWTH PROGRAM — Offers specialized treatment services for family violence, child abuse and neglect and for children and families under child protection supervision due to abuse or neglect.
TRANSITIONAL HOUSING — Linkages is our transitional housing program located in Tinton Falls that provides residential services for homeless families. Through intensive case management, the program promotes their self-sufficiency and entry into stable, independent living situations and ensures that vocational, medical and essential needs of parents and children are secured.
TRANSITIONAL GROUP HOME — Our Beacon House program is a transitional group home for homeless young men ages 17 to 21, which also offers a supervised apartment program for young men and women. Residents receive training in independent living skills and are linked to vocational and educational services to learn a trade, finish high school or earn a college degree.
IMMIGRATION SERVICES — Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)-accredited case managers provide civil legal assistance that is recognized by the Department of Homeland Security. Services are available in both English and Spanish. Programs are offered through Catholic Charities’ Community Services in Lakewood. Learn more about our full range of our Immigration Services.
PARISH SERVICES — Provides support for individuals and families referred by parishes in Monmouth County. Services include:
- Case management
- Financial assistance
- Referral to other community resources
Access to Parish Services is only through a referral for assistance from a parish.
CHILD/ADOLESCENT COUNSELING — Mental health counseling for children and adolescents with emotional or behavioral challenges. Psychiatric evaluation and medication monitoring available as an adjunct to counseling services. Medicaid and sliding scale accepted.
MONMOUTH COUNSELING SERVICES — Offers counseling and psychiatric treatment for children and families challenged by emotional and behavioral difficulties. This program is in collaboration with Monmouth University.