How We Help

We put faith into action to comfort, care for, and advocate for all people in crisis by strengthening the vulnerable and promoting self-sufficiency. Our programs feed the hungry and homebound, shelter the homeless, strengthen families, assist the physically and emotionally challenged, and deliver consultation and assistance to immigrants. We serve all people without regard to age, race, or religion. All are welcome.


A Community’s Role in Rebuilding Lives

Discover how Mr. Wilson rebuilt his life with the support of Catholic Charities of Fairfield County’s Housing Case Management Program. Facing challenges, including past mistakes and personal struggles, he found hope and guidance. Follow his journey as he navigates adversity, pursues education, and secures stable housing, showcasing the transformative power of community support.

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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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