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Tuition-Free Administrative Training for Women in NYC

Posted on 06/12/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Sign Up Now

By Alice Kenny

That’s right, Grace Institute, an affiliate of Catholic Charities NY, offers tuition-free administrative training for women in New York City.

The catch?  You must sign up by July 15, 2019 to be in time for the upcoming fall program.

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Filed under: Finding English & Citizenship Classes, Community Centers, Job Readiness & Placement

Tags: tuition-free training NYC women, grace institute

Catholic Charities Proclaims “Estamos Aquí” at NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade

Posted on 06/10/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

We Are Here!


Catholic Charities NY staff (L-R) Julianne Pannelli, Shalika Hicks and Julissa Matias 

By Alice Kenny 

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: National Puerto Rican Day Parade, NYC-Puerto Rico Long Term Recovery Group, Hurricane Maria

Best Way to Celebrate Father’s Day – Top 6 Tips

Posted on 06/7/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Join Us in Making Gifts for Dads in Need

By Cristina Perez

Catholic Charities Volunteer Coordinator

Every year we serve 1000’s of Dads struggling to care for their families here in New York City.  Please join us in letting them know how special they are.

Easy and Fun

Gather your family and friends to help make a Dad feel appreciated with a thoughtful gift.

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Filed under: Ways to Give, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, volunteer, Father's Day NYC, Giveback, Gift tips, June Volunteer Opportunities

Legal Aid, English Classes & More Canceled for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Posted on 06/6/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Responds

By Alice Kenny

Legal aid along with English classes, recreation and more are now on the chopping block for unaccompanied immigrant children temporarily housed in federal migrant shelters, according to an announcement yesterday by the Office of Refugee Resettlement.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Finding English & Citizenship Classes, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Immigrant and Refugee Services cuts in legal aid, English classes for unaccompanied immigrant children, Mario Russell

Reflections from the Border: Part 5

Posted on 06/5/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

“God Is Still Close”


Benedictine Monastery, Tucson, AZ

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing thousands of detainees at the southern border to relieve overcrowding, overwhelming Catholic Charities agencies that serve these immigrants. The increasing stream of asylum seekers is expected to continue throughout the summer.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Annie Kibrick, reflections at the Arizona border

Catholic Charities NY: Disaster Response Partner of the Year!

Posted on 06/3/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Chosen by NYDIS & Those Who Know Best

By Alice Kenny

New York Disaster Interfaith Services, a faith-based federation of over 60 organizations partnering to provide disaster readiness, response, and recovery services, honored Catholic Charities Community Services NY as its Partner of the Year at its award celebration held at the NYC Bar Association on May 30th. 

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Filed under: Disaster Response & Recovery

Tags: New York Disaster Interfaith Services, Catholic Charities NY, Disaster Response Partner of the Year

Best Way New Yorkers Can Help Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Posted on 05/31/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Volunteer at Catholic Charities

By Alice Kenny 

Wish you could help immigrant children we see in the news, those fleeing all alone to the safety of our shores?

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking, Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: Catholic Charities, best volunteer New York, unaccompanied immigrant children

Overwhelmed and Need Help?

Posted on 05/30/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Provides New Yorkers the Free and Low-Cost Support They Need

Confronted with an eviction notice, an aging parent’s declining health, a child’s struggles with drugs or other crises? Seeking help in areas you once knew nothing about?  It is easy to become overwhelmed.

By Alice Kenny

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Counseling, Job Readiness & Placement

Tags: Catholic Charities New York, free and low-cost help

Reflections from the Border Part 4: Catholic Charities NY in Arizona

Posted on 05/29/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

The Extraordinariness of the Ordinary

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing thousands of detainees at the southern border to relieve overcrowding, overwhelming Catholic Charities agencies that serve these immigrants. The increasing stream of asylum seekers is expected to continue throughout the summer.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking

Tags: Richard Espinal, Catholic Charities NY, Arizona immigrants border

Reflections from the Border Part 3: Catholic Charities NY in Arizona

Posted on 05/28/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Meeting Travelers, People Like Us

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing thousands of detainees at the southern border to relieve overcrowding, overwhelming Catholic Charities agencies that serve these immigrants. The increasing stream of asylum seekers is expected to continue throughout the summer.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Richard Espinal, Catholic Charities NY, Arizona immigrants border

Labeled “Juvenile Delinquents” by the Courts, Initiative Reverses Trauma

Posted on 05/24/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Reduces Recidivism; Helps Children Thrive.

By Alice Kenny

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Good Shepherd Services, Close to Home, reverse juvenile recidivism

Former Santa Elf Faces Homelessness

Posted on 05/23/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Steps In


Lisa

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, HomeBase, Macy’s Santa Land, Alisa Texeira

Reflections from the Border Part 2: Catholic Charities NY in Arizona

Posted on 05/20/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Children Become Hope

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing thousands of detainees at the southern border to relieve overcrowding, overwhelming Catholic Charities agencies that serve these immigrants. The increasing stream of asylum seekers is expected to continue throughout the summer.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, immigration, Arizona Border, volunteer, Migrant aid

What’s New in the 2020 Census

Posted on 05/17/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

And How What’s New Affects You

By Alice Kenny

The U.S. Census count, a once-in-a decade nationwide event – along with changes planned for it - can have a huge impact on you.

How so? 

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Accessing Legal Help, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: 2020 Census