Family Support

Family Loan Program


Family Loan Program of Danbury provides small, low interest loans to qualified applicants. We also provide Financial Education and Budget Counseling program to eligible applicants and anyone in need. Loans may be used to purchase a used car up to $10,000 for transportation to work, repair a car, security deposit funds and childcare costs. Financial education provides tools for self-sufficiency and ensures loan repayment and positive credit building. Loan amounts range from $500 – $10,000 with a 5.5% interest rate, regardless of credit score.


• One-on-one budgeting advice
• Helpful financial education and resource materials
• Assistance during the application process and throughout the life of the loan
• Ability to borrow money at a low 5.5% interest rate regardless of bad credit score or no credit history

• Flexible loan repayment schedule
• Referral to other social service resources within Catholic Charities, the community, and the state
• Peace of mind provided by Catholic Charities, one of the largest and oldest social service providers in Connecticut

Who to Contact

Sarah Lynch, Program Manager
(475) 228-7257
Fax: (203) 738-1166
[email protected]


405 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810

Program Hours

Monday – Friday
8:30am – 4:30pm


Navigating Inflation: How Catholic Charities Helps Those in Need

Navigating Inflation: How Catholic Charities Helps Those in Need

During periods of inflation, every dollar buys less than it did before, eroding purchasing power, affecting savings, and impacting overall financial well-being. “Financial literacy is always an important tool for our clients. However, in hard economic times when inflation is high, the importance of financial literacy cannot be overstated,” states Donoghue. “It is one of the reasons why Catholic Charities offers two financial literacy programs, one in Danbury and one in Norwalk. We have seen how crucial financial literacy is for the long-term success of our clients.”