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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.


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!


Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens will host its 9th Annual Kids Fun Day in Astoria, Queens, on Friday, August 4th. This event is held in block-party fashion with enjoyable stations for the entire family. Attendees receive free, limited giveaways, including reading books and other school supplies, as well as healthy snacks. Activities included music and dancing, arts and crafts, a bounce house, and much more!


2017 Bishop’s Humanitarian Award Dinner Honored Charles F. Murphy, Senior VP of Turner Construction Co., Joseph F. Collins, III, Retired, Senior VP of Neuberger Berman Trust Co., and Dr. Elizabeth Mary Lutas, Attending Physician, Brightpoint Health

"Catholic Charities calls for renewed culture of solidarity with the poor and migrants in anticipation of World Refugee Day"
Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens Dedicated the Bishop Thomas V. Daily Residence Featuring Housing for the Formerly Homeless
Building renamed after Bishop Emeritus Thomas V. Daily
Recent Changes in Federal Immigration Policy: An Update from Catholic Migration Services
On February 17, 2017 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released two memos that detailed major changes to the current interior and border enforcement policies. There is still a lot that is unclear at this time and we expect more changes, but wanted to highlight the following priorities and what you can do to be prepared.

Message from Rev. Msgr. Alfred LoPinto, President & CEO of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, on AHCA


Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens Appoints Christine L. Chisholm as Senior Vice President for Real Estate Development and Management and Chief Operating Officer of Catholic Charities Progress of Peoples Development and Management Corporations


On February 2nd, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) joined the Human Services Council as well as other nonprofits at a press conference for the Restore Opportunity Now Campaign. The Restore Opportunity Now Campaign is a statewide effort to call for the state to make crucial investments to the nonprofit human services sector here in New York.

In the wake of yesterday’s executive actions regarding immigration issues, CCUSA issued a statement from Sister Donna Markham, CCUSA President raising concern about the effect of such actions on those most vulnerable and unable to speak for themselves.

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