After/Out-of-School-Time Activities

Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts

Affiliated with national scouting programs, our parish-based programs are spread throughout New York.  They build character, citizenship and fitness.  They also reinforce our faith’s religious values. 

Their popularity demonstrates their success:  More than 22,000 youth participate.  More...

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Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Sports and Youth Programs

Many think about Catholic Charities’ sports programs when they think about CYO.  After all, more than 18,000 youth participate each year. But these parish-based youth programs supported by Catholic Charities offer more than just sports.  Thousands of children and teens also participate in...

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“Fixing NYC’s Lousy After-school Rules”

By Sr. Paulette LoMonaco
Executive Director of Good Shepherd Services, an affiliate of Catholic Charities

(Excerpts from Sr. LoMonaco’s...

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Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

All children deserve the opportunity to develop social skills, gain confidence and develop lasting values that will serve them as adults. Catholic Charities' network of services aims to address the physical, emotional and psychological needs of children and their families.



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