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Couples Counseling: Strengthening Relationships Through Behavioral Health Services

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.

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Warmth in the Cold: Catholic Charities Distributes over 2,000 Coats

Warmth in the Cold: Catholic Charities Distributes over 2,000 Coats

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.

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Thomas Merton Center Celebrates Fifty Years of Serving the Community

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.

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Rebuilding Lives: Empowering Futures through Housing Case Management

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.

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Celebrating Success and Community at Merton Homes in 2023

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.

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