Check Out This New Link to Services New Yorkers Need

Posted on December 27, 2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Thanks to New Catholic Charities Community Services Website

As 2018 races to a close, it’s time to look back at all we accomplished together and forward at all we plan to do.

Our new website for Catholic Charities Community Services, a primary division of Catholic Charities NY and the one most closely associated with our work, shares our accomplishments and our dreams.

Featuring all the latest information about our services and programs this new website,, not only provides clients with basic information but also projects Catholic Charities Community Services’ face to the world showing who we are as representatives of our Catholic faith.


  • How we strive to meet the basic needs of our most vulnerable brothers and sisters through Community Outreach Services,
  • Provide assistance to immigrants and refugees,
  • Offer youth services through CYO and Alianza division
  • Provide supportive housing throughout the Archdiocese through our Beacon of Hope division 

We help thousands of New York neighbors in need. The numbers speak for themselves. In 2017-2018:

2,254               Youth enrolled in job placement programs

1,407               Children & youth attending after school programs

1,245               Children & youth attending summer programs

722                  High school students participating in enrichment activities and events

813                  Participants in cultural activities (classes and dance troop)

2,008               Individual obtaining immigration benefits

5,485               Vulnerable immigrants provided with expert counsel and safeguarded from exploitation

53,043             Calls for help answered promptly with accurate information in multiple languages

416                  Breadwinners helped to obtain authorization to work

87                    Immigrants reunited with their families

1,312               Newcomers taught English and civics

4,989               Unaccompanied children given legal orientation

613                  Refugees and asylees provided with employment and resettlement support

5,935               Evictions prevented

4,042,233         Meals distributed through our food pantries

619                  Households securing SNAP benefits

12,804             Helpline calls answered

2,229               Families assisted with basic needs

320                  People assisted with preventing a utility shut off

410                  Individuals with mental illness residing in a safe environment

949                  Individuals with visual impairment provided adaptive training

24,582             Youth participating is parish/school sports programs

146                  Parishes offering CYO sports programs

Please note:  These numbers reflect only Catholic Charities Community Services achievements and DO NOT include services provided by our nearly 90 fellow affiliated agencies.

Browse our Catholic Charities Community Services:

How can we help you?

Check out our new Catholic Charities Community Services website – a division of Catholic Charities NY – and find the help you need!

Catholic Charities is responding to the needs of our neighbors during the 
COVID-19 pandemic.

For Help Call 888-744-7900