Welcome to Catholic Charities! We put Faith into Action by providing a wide variety of services to over 10,000 individuals in Fairfield County, Connecticut annually.
In 2018, Catholic Charities served 1,322,500 million meals to the vulnerable & needy through four major nutrition programs.
The program provides Pregnancy Counseling & Domestic Adoption Services within Fairfield County and is one of only two agencies providing Hague-approved International Adoption Services in Connecticut.
The Thomas Merton Center
Providing breakfast, lunch and day shelter Monday-Saturday to approximately 300 people daily.
In 2018, our staff conducted 511 immigration consultations and assisted 46 individuals with obtaining U.S. citizenship.
New Covenant Center
Open every day providing three meals to whoever is hungry, New Covenant Center is the only soup kitchen in the greater Stamford Area.
Behavioral Health Programs
In 2018, Catholic Charities provided 15,000 counseling sessions through the Behavioral Health Programs, which offer a full range of outpatient mental health services to individuals and families throughout Fairfield County.
Room to Grow Preschools
Catholic Charities has an NAEYC accredited preschool in Norwalk that educates 132 preschoolers of low income families and offers a camp during school vacations.
Morning Glory Breakfast Program
Since opening in October 2007, Morning Glory has served over 100,000 meals to the hungry and homeless of the Danbury area.
St. Nicholas Boutique
Distributes 2,900 donated toys and 1,230 clothing items to 940 individuals during the holidays each year.
Senior Nutrition Program
In 2018, the Senior Nutrition Program provided 72,500 home-delivered meals to 180 Seniors through our Meals on Wheels program and served 63,000 lunches at 8 senior centers.
Homeless Outreach Team
HOT has helped over 80 individuals move off the streets into safe housing.
Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, Inc. is one of the largest private social service providers in Connecticut.
Since 1916, Catholic Charities has served all people with programs that feed the hungry and homebound, shelter the homeless, strengthen families, assist the physically and emotionally challenged, and deliver consultation and assistance to immigrants. We serve all people without regard to age, race, religion, or ability to pay.
We don’t do what we do for Catholics; we do what we do because we are Catholic.