Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens

Providing Social Services for All Those in Need

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens promotes unity among all persons by seeking to develop caring communities. Our more than 160 programs provide affordable housing, nutritious meals, recreation for seniors, residences for the developmentally disabled, and assistance to neighbors in need. More >>
SS. Joachim & Anne Feast Day Festivities
The Home recently celebrated the Feast Day of Saints Joachim and Anne. More>>
SYEP Youth Worker Featured in the Queens Ledger
Our SYEP Youth Worker was recently featured in the Queens Ledger! More>>
Home Delivered Meals Program
Learn how you or a loved one can benefit from our Home Delivered Meals Program. More>>
2017 Golf Classic Save the Date
Save the Date to Golf for a Cause! Join several NY Islanders Alumni at the Sands Point Golf Club! More>>
2017 Bishop's Humanitarian Award Dinner a Success
The 2017 Bishop’s Humanitarian Award Dinner Honored Charles F. Murphy, Joseph F. Collins, III, and Dr. Elizabeth Mary Lutas. More>>
100 Years of Catholic Charities in New York State
CCBQ Joins in Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Catholic Charities in New York State. See the video by the New York State Catholic Conference. More>>

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Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens held its 9th Annual Kids Fun Day in Astoria, Queens, on August 4th.  It generated lots of attention for all its fun activities and community outreach! Hundreds of community residents came out to enjoy this exciting day of fun activities to gain important resources on health and safety.


SS. Joachim & Anne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (a subsidiary of CCBQ) recently held festivities on the Feast Day of Saints Joachim and Anne, after which the home was named. The President and CEO of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, Monsignor Alfred LoPinto celebrated mass for the 200 residents of the home. The home also unveiled the new Luna Café, which is located in the lobby of the home. The new café has more of a restaurant feel and it allows the residents to enjoy their meal in style.


One of our Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) assistants, Jazha Thompson, was recently featured in the Queens Ledger. Jazha is a 16 year old from Brooklyn who aspires to be a professional basketball player. This is her second year with SYEP and she works in the Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) Brooklyn office.


Due to the high heat index, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens is helping New Yorkers stay cool and beat the heat by having our 17 Senior Centers throughout Brooklyn and Queens serve as Cooling Centers. Most are open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  All are welcome!

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