Ashley Harvey, 31, sat in Catholic Charities’ Westville office on March 20 as her case manager, John Seibel, prepared to close her case file for good. “We’re just finishing up some final paperwork,” said Seibel, as he sorted through files. “This is Ashley’s 12th and last month with us. She’s...

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On the front lines in the battle against opioid addiction

It’s an epidemic that has left its calling card with virtually every family, high school, neighborhood and workplace. It doesn’t discriminate, extending its steely grip on people regardless of race, age, socioeconomic status or religious belief. That epidemic is opioid addiction. New Jersey has a heroin death-rate that is more...

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Patrick Barry honored with ‘Employee of the Year’ Award by the Nonprofit Development Center of Southern New Jersey

Adelphia’s Ballroom in Deptford Township was packed on March 1, as nonprofit agencies, family and friends gathered from across the South Jersey area to recognize nine individuals selected by the Nonprofit Development Center of Southern New Jersey for their outstanding contributions to the local community. Among the award recipients was...

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Electric Bill Assistance: Atlantic City Electric Helping Hands rewards Catholic Charities with Grant

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden is pleased to announce that the agency has been awarded a grant from Atlantic City Electric Helping Hands, effective January 2017.  This new partnership will assist those in financial need with their electric bills, allowing Catholic Charities to continue to carry out its mission to...

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A Muslim’s Response to Catholic Charities: “I heard about what you do here.”

  On Feb. 2, four SUVs pulled up to the Camden office of Catholic Charities. Their arrival was unexpected, and the occupants were strangers to the Catholic Charities staff. The four men had driven from Brooklyn, New York and Basking Ridge, N.J. They had come bearing gifts. Their vehicles were...

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