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There’s always something exciting and important happening with our programs and services at Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens.  Read these stories and check back often.  We’re always posting updates.

01-22-2016

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens joins the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in bringing awareness to the gripping problem of poverty.

01-12-2016
Mayor de Blasio Visited Our Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Residence and Announced Task Force to Help Deliver 15,000 New Units of Supportive Housing
 
NEW YORK—At a visit to Catholic Charities Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Residence, a supportive housing program, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the formation of a Supportive Housing Task Force to help the city implement its plan to create 15,000 units of supportive housing.
 
12-28-2015

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) helped spread hope and happiness by joining with communities, parishes and other caring individuals to give to children and families in need this holiday season. With generous donations of toys, gift cards and other monetary donations as well as appreciated time from staff and volunteers, CCBQ was able to provide nearly 3,000 toys and numerous gift cards of assorted values to children and families throughout Brooklyn and Queens.

12-09-2015

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for the New Charles F. Murphy Early Childhood Development Center in Coney Island, Brooklyn, Replacing Center Destroyed by Hurricane Sandy

11-19-2015

The NYPD Emerald Society and FDNY Family Transport Foundation Pick Up 260 Donated Turkeys from Fairway Market and Deliver Them to Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens

11-12-2015
Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens and NYS Homes and Community Renewal, joined by Richman Housing Resources, Dedicated the Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Residence with New Housing for Formerly Homeless Veterans in Brooklyn
 
Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens Joins New York State to Respond to Veteran Homelessness Crisis by creating 22 apartments for formerly homeless veterans in newly renovated supportive housing building.
10-07-2015

Our Catholic Charities Bereavement Services will host the annual conference Journey to Healing: End of Life Conversations and the Catholic Perspective onSaturday, November 7, 2015, 1:00 – 3:30 PM at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

10-06-2015

The Catholic Charities Brownsville Family Support Center/Brownsville – East New York Family Treatment and Rehabilitation Program recently began its Parenting Group session. This unique 12-session group program emphasizes the experience of the parent as a person rather than as a disciplinarian. As parents explore how they were parented, they can make conscious choices about how to successfully parent their own children.

10-05-2015

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) was recently chosen as one of the sites for St. John’s University’s Service Day.

09-22-2015

In anticipation of Pope Francis' historic visit to the United States, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens gathered the community to follow Pope Francis’ example of prayer, action and service, by hosting a #WalkwithFrancis event, and a diocesan-wide Food Drive.

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