Catholic Charities is one of the largest private family service agencies in Fairfield County. We serve the most vulnerable in our communities.

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Our programs and services address both immediate needs and provide support and preparation for fostering independence and self-sufficiency.

Helping Since 1916

Catholic Charities serves Fairfield County with programs that feed the hungry and homebound, shelter the homeless, strengthen families, assist with physical and mental health, and deliver consultation and assistance to immigrants. We serve all people without regard to age, race, religion, or ability to pay.


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Charter Communications Awards $7,500 to New Covenant Center

Charter Communications announced a donation of $7,500 to New Covenant Center to support its food distribution program in partnership with Catholic Charities of Fairfield County through the company’s national community philanthropic program, Spectrum Employee Community Grants.

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An Exciting Chapter for Thomas Merton Center

The Thomas Merton Family Center in Bridgeport has made significant progress since its groundbreaking event, which many of you attended. With the cooler months approaching, we are preparing to open the doors to our new location at 1406 State Street.

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