Posts Tagged: New Jersey

State gives Catholic Charities funding to prevent homelessness in Ocean County

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton recently received two grants, totaling almost $460,000, to prevent homelessness in Ocean County.
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs gave Catholic Charities’ Community Services the grants to provide temporary rent and utility assistance to individuals and families who are either …

Breaking the cycle of injustice in the Latino community

What do you get when you cross a Puerto Rican native, star basketball player, proud father, devoted coach, and champion of the Latino community? The result is just one man: Roberto Hernandez.
Putting family first
Before Roberto was born, his father moved their family from Puerto Rico …

Q&A: Creative Arts Therapy helping children heal

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton’s Providence House Domestic Violence Services is an organization that offers a wide array of services for victims of domestic violence, free of charge. One of these programs is PALS, which stands for Peace: A Learned Solution. It offers creative arts …

Community collaboration key in long-term recovery for mental health, addiction

New Jersey Assemblyman Herb Conaway Jr. visited Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton’s ambulatory detox clinic in Trenton today to learn more about how the new integrative healthcare approach there – called Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic, or CCBHC – saves money and improves long-term outcomes …

Habitat for Humanity partners with Catholic Charities in anti-poverty work

Habitat for Humanity of Burlington County and Greater Trenton-Princeton is partnering with Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton to donate groceries, cleaning supplies, and other household items they receive and can’t sell at their ReStore in Maple Shade.
The donations will go to vulnerable citizens who come …

Governor appoints Catholic Charities operations director to oversight board

Gov. Phil Murphy has appointed Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton’s Director of Operations Susan Loughery to a statewide oversight board that was created to ensure community-based healthcare providers get adequately reimbursed for the mental health and addiction patients they treat.
Loughery (pictured, left) will serve as …

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