CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY
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In the complex tapestry of life, relationships hold a central place, and among them, romantic partnerships are among the most intricate. While love can be a source of immense joy, it can also bring its share of challenges and conflicts. This is where couples counseling, offered as part of New Outlook Counseling, emerges as a valuable resource for strengthening relationships and nurturing lasting bonds.
Discover how Zumiez Corporation’s annual donation of winter garments and blankets to Catholic Charities of Fairfield County is making a significant impact. Learn about the collaborative effort involved in distributing over 2,000 items to individuals facing the harsh challenges of winter without sufficient clothing. Find out how coat donations offer more than just physical warmth, providing dignity, relieving financial strain, and fostering community connection in times of need.
Relive the magic of our ‘Voices for Volunteers’ event at the Westport Country Playhouse! We celebrated the selfless dedication of Catholic Charities volunteers across Fairfield County with performances by Broadway stars like John Treacy Egan and Cady Huffman.
Discover the inspiring journey of the Thomas Merton House of Hospitality, from its humble beginnings in 1974 to its evolution into the largest soup kitchen and pantry in Bridgeport. Learn how this beacon of hope has provided meals, support, and community to thousands, and explore its exciting future as it expands into the Thomas Merton Family Center, offering comprehensive services to those in need.
After facing several challenges including homelessness, Mr. McNeill was matched with the CCR program. CCR offers strengths-based case management and permanent housing for individuals with histories of chronic homelessness and incarceration. With the support of this program, Mr. McNeill found a lifeline in Catholic Charities.
Merton Homes proudly welcomed Marisol Ruiz-Shanley as the new case manager in December 2022, and her impactful work has resonated positively with clients and the community since then. This article is a heartfelt recap of the remarkable successes and accomplishments achieved by Merton Homes residents throughout 2023.
Stay up to date with the latest Hopeful Happenings at Catholic Charities of Fairfield County. Winter Edition 2024 Newsletter.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (January 10, 2024) — Fairfield University and Fairfield College Preparatory School (Fairfield Prep) mourn the loss of Rev. Charles H. Allen, S.J., who passed away today at the Campion Center in Weston, Mass. He was 81. Fr. Allen was a beloved figure...
Note: If you are experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness, please call 2-1-1. All referrals to Catholic Charities of Fairfield County's Housing Programs are made through 2-1-1. At Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, our housing department is at the forefront...