Atlantic County

 

Our Services

Non-Discrimination Policy:  The services offered through Catholic Charities Family and Community Services Centers are available to all, regardless of religious denomination, race, gender, or immigration status.

Employment & Assistance Services

Catholic Charities Employment Services & Assistance Program was created to assist the citizens of Atlantic City find employment by way of: referrals, job readiness training, workshops and job placement. Catholic Charities provides assistance to clients by identifying transferable skills and areas in need of training to determine the best match for employment. Read more here.

 

Thrift Store

All proceeds from the thrift store are used to provide further services to our clients.

Hours:
Mondays 9:30 am to 12:00 pm—Adult Clothing
Wednesdays 9:30 am to 12:00 pm—Children’s Clothing & Household Items

Baby Supplies

Donations of newborn baby supplies provided to mothers in need: baby clothes, furniture, car seats, cribs, books, diapers and wipes. available Call to schedule an appointment.

Food Pantry

By appointment only. Contact Adam Fishman, extension 12.
Our pantry is always in need of donations! Visit our Wish List tab for more information.

Plates for Christ

Frozen meals given to families in need. Call extension 12 to schedule a pick up or for details about donating.

SNAP (Food Stamps) Enrollment and Nutrition Education

Contact us to learn more about our nutrition education program or schedule an appointment to enroll for SNAP benefits.

Utility and Rental Assistance

Catholic Charities provides utilities and/or rental assistance to relieve a temporary financial crisis or to prevent homelessness. Contact us to see if funds are currently available and to schedule an appointment to determine eligibility. Contact Matthew Barasch or Aimee Brown for an appointment. (Must be a resident of Atlantic County)

Homeless Ministry

Change of clothing and a sandwich is provided the 2nd 3rd and 4th Friday of each month from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.

Latinos Resilientes / Disaster Preparedness 

Imaginamos una comunidad, en la que todos los residentes latinoamericanos tengan acceso a los conocimientos, recursos y decisiones apropiados con respecto a cualquier desastre natural inminente, se vuelvan más autosuficientes y pasen de una cultura de reacción a una cultura de prevención.

Latinos Resilientes works to empower the Latino population to educate themselves and their community on an effective preparedness to avoid or lower the risks of a disaster.  The program aims to ensure that Latino residents have access to knowledge, resources and choices regarding any imminent natural disaster, become more self-sufficient and move from a culture of reaction to a culture of prevention.

Immigration Services

Providing BIA-certified, low-cost immigration legal services to those who are unable to afford the services of a private lawyer. By appointment only. Contact us for hours and to schedule.Visit the immigration services webpage for more details and contact information.

Atlantic City Casino Closing Disaster Response

Call our hotline if you have been affected by the casino closings in Atlantic City and are in need of financial assistance: 856-342-4145

 

Veteran Services

Assistance for veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Case management services, information and referrals. Call the representative for your county for information and to determine eligibility. Contact information by county available on the Veteran Services webpage.

Asset Development

Open a matched savings account towards the costs of purchasing a home, starting a business, or furthering education. Financial coaching and education provided. Visit the asset development webpage for a listing of all programs and contact information.

Prison Ministry

Prison ministry volunteers are needed to serve in area prisons and jails. Catholic Charities can provide resources and referral services to the recently released. Contact the Prison Ministry Coordinator for more details: 856-342-4106

*Note: While each Family and Community Services Center offers unique services to its surrounding community, all can connect clients to the broad range of services provided by Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden. See a complete listing of services at right and inquire at your county center about any of them.

Wish List

Project Wish List genericDonations help us carry out our ministry in Atlantic County! Thank you for your generosity.

For Families

  • Food Items:
  • Boxed milk
  • Jelly
  • Meats
  • Baby food
  • Juices
  • Gift Cards:
  • Walmart
  • Target
  • K-Mart
  • Big Lots
  • Shoprite

For Children:

  • Diapers
  • New Hoodie Sweatshirts
  • New Hats
  • New Gloves
  • New Socks
  • New Underwear
  • New Winter Coats

For Adults:

  • New Sweatshirts/Sweaters
  • New Hats
  • New Gloves
  • New Socks
  • New Underwear
  • Travel Size toiletries
  • Disposable razors

Contact Us

  609-345-3448
 609-345-7180

 

Directions

FROM HAMMONTON:

White Horse Pike South (Rte. 30) to Martin Luther King Blvd. Turn right on MLK Blvd. to Atlantic Ave.; make a right on Atlantic Ave. to N. Georgia Ave.; (14 blocks) make a right on N. Georgia to third building (tan brick Convent), in-ground Catholic Charities sign on street side; large parking lot.

FROM MAYS LANDING:

Black Horse Pike (Rte. 322) to Atlantic City; left on Winchester Ave. (first street after bridge) to Iowa Ave. to N. Georgia; left on N. Georgia; to Catholic Charities.

FROM EXPRESSWAY:
Make right on Atlantic Ave. to N. Georgia Ave. (2 blocks); right on N. Georgia to Catholic Charities.