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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.


Women age 40 and over should have mammograms routinely to detect early signs of breast cancer. It can be difficult to carve time out from a busy schedule to visit a doctor's office. That's why CCBQ's Community Program Services partnered with The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Mobile Mammography Program to provide community members at the Riverdale Osborne Towers in Brownsville, Brooklyn with free mammogram screenings.

Catholic Charities Intern & Earn Program (formerly the Young Adult Internship Program) is NOW ACCEPTING INTAKE APPLICATIONS FOR PAID INTERNSHIPS. Walk-ins for this FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED opportunity is Tuesdays and Thursdays until Monday, March 18, 2019. Apply today!
​Over 100 members of the Catholic Charities Narrows Senior Center in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn celebrated Lunar New Year! To welcome the Year of the Pig, festivities included live music and dancing. Thank you to Senior Whole Health for hosting a raffle and donating trinkets.

CCBQ's Community Programming Services recently held a successful Open House for the Relatives as Parents Program (R.A.P.P.) at the Ocean Bay Apartments in Bayside, Queens. Guests were greeted with a delicious breakfast from Panera Bread (generously sponsored by ClearCaptions!) Resources were provided by Jessica Colligan, ClearCaptions and Salman Alzar, Aetna. To conclude the informational session, guests went home with a bagful of fresh produce. This workshop is funded in part by The Brookdale Foundation Group.


CCBQ's Community Programming Services recently held Pajama Storytime at the Ocean Bay Apartments in Bayside, Queens. Together families read Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert, a book with a robust vocabulary of different fruits and vegetables, aimed to grow children’s word base. Coloring games were also played to challenge letter to word and letter to shape combinations. To conclude the workshop, families received a copy of the book and $25 gift cards from Target and TD Bank. This workshop is funded in part by the Maternity & Early Childhood Foundation.

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