CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY
News and Stories
After a year of homelessness and life’s formidable challenges, Alissa became a participant in Catholic Charities of Fairfield County’s CCR Housing Program, where she was paired with Ms. Nataya Perry, a dedicated Senior Case Manager. Ms. Perry’s role was pivotal in helping Alissa secure housing and facilitating her connection to vital community resources.
BRIDGEPORT — Parishes throughout the diocese will take up a special collection to address the critical needs of those who have survived the Maui wildfires. Parishes have the options to hold the collection on the weekend of August 19 and 20 or the following weekend, August 26 and 27. Individuals can also make a donation.
As we navigate the challenges of today’s world, it is more crucial than ever to prioritize the mental health of our teenagers. The pressures of academic responsibilities, social interactions, and personal growth can take a toll on their well-being. That’s why Catholic Charities of Fairfield County is proud to introduce a program specifically designed to support teen mental health – New Outlook Counseling with Medication Management.
Catholic Charities of Fairfield County has enhanced its Medications Management program, also known as pharmacotherapy, to meet a growing need and better serve its clients with this critical aspect of mental health treatment.
Meet the Smith family, who found themselves facing a severe financial crisis and homelessness when they sought assistance from Catholic Charities of Fairfield County in June 2023. However, with the unwavering dedication of their local community and the Gerstner Helping Hands Grant, the Smiths’ lives took a positive turn.
Nestled within the heart of Fairfield County, Catholic Charities tirelessly executes a mission of kindness and empathy. A cornerstone initiative that showcases the incredible power of community compassion is our Furniture Ministry.
Are you struggling to gain financial stability? Do you need assistance in managing your expenses and budgeting? Look no further than the Loan and Financial Education Program at Catholic Charities! Our dedicated team is here to help you every step of the way.
Mental health, often stigmatized and misunderstood, has long been marginalized in conversations about overall well-being. Yet, it affects us all, either directly or indirectly. The necessity to prioritize mental health care is indisputable and long overdue.
Catholic Charities has introduced its “New Outlook” program to provide a holistic and comprehensive approach to mental health care, with services that cater to individuals, families, and groups.