New Heights Open House

On Wednesday, October 22, 2014, Catholic Charities will host an Open House at the NEW location of the New Heights Program from 2 -  5PM. Please see the event flyer for details.

Event Flyer


Morning Glory Annual Walk-A-Thon

October 4, 2014

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Meckauer Park - Bethel, CT

Click here for registration details.




Danbury Celebrity Breakfast

INDIVIDUAL TICKET SALES & DONATIONS

October 30, 2014

7:30 - 9AM at The Amber Room

Featuring Guest Speaker

Ernie Anastos.

Click here to purchase

individual tickets or make a donation.

Event details


New Covenant House Harvest Table

November 2, 2014

11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The Country Club of Darien

Featuring Guest Speaker Lulu Powers

Click here for more information!

 

 

Download the Event Flyer


Thomas Merton Center 40th Anniversary Gala

Saturday, November 22, 2014

6:30 PM

 

 

The Patterson Club

1118 Cross Highway, Fairfield

 

Click HERE to purchase individual tickets.

 

Event Flyer




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Disaster Case Management Services

The Catholic Center

238 Jewett Avenue

Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606

Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 

 

 

Program Contacts

Sandi Cole

Program Director

203-416-1338

swcole@ccfc-ct.org


Program Description

 

Catholic Charities of Fairfield County provides Disaster Case Management Services for the residents of the State of Connecticut. The Catholic Charities Disaster Case Management Program works directly with the Connecticut Office of Emergency Management and partner agencies. Catholic Charities of Fairfield County provides ongoing case management for the 75 miles of shoreline families, as well as the residents throughout the state, recovering from Superstorm Sandy. While many short-term goals following this massive storm have been addressed, Catholic Charities is focusing on helping families with long-term case management needs to rebuild their homes and their lives. Catholic Charities is now an active member of CTVOAD and the Long Term Recovery Groups throughout the State that try to meet the needs of the communities while assisting residents to reach their new normal.

    





One Client's Story

 

A resident of Washington Village (Norwalk, CT), mother of 3 and in her first trimester, was on total bed rest during Hurricane Sandy. Since she was incapacitated, she missed the opportunity to receive local assistance and was not aware of the potential FEMA assistance available. Just recently, the client was referred to Catholic Charities by another agency that could not assist because they only work with clients registered with FEMA. Catholic Charities can assist clients not registered with FEMA. A disaster case manager met with the client and after an assessment uncovered the need for a refigerator, stove and a kitchen table with chairs. Catholic Charities was an open door to an otherwise closed matter. There are so many others who need our help.