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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Michael Tintrup, ‘heart & soul’ of Charities, retires

BRIDGEPORT—When asked what he plans to do in retirement, Michael Tintrup, who formally stepped down as Chief Operating Officer of Catholic Charities of Fairfield County on February 15, says, “I just don’t know, maybe take some time to breathe and discover the next...

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Help Families Impacted by Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria

On February 6, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated large areas of central Turkey and northwest Syria. The death toll has surpassed 11,000 and continues to climb. The earthquake is the worst to strike Turkey this century. Later that day, the region experienced a second magnitude 7.7 quake.

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