Putting a Face on Aid

A Glimpse into the World of a Catholic Charities Case Worker Diane Jannone sits beaming behind her desk at Catholic Charities’ Family and Community Services Center in Atlantic City. She has good reason to smile. Just last week she finished spending the last of $250,000 state housing grant – a...

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On a Mission to Count the Homeless

We had spent at least half an hour in a parking lot by the railroad tracks in Millville, across from a liquor store when we decided to move on to the park. Few homeless had come by this once-reliable place today. The police recently removed park benches and a wall...

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A Focus on Housing to Reduce Poverty

Mariluz Rivera, a case manager who works with Catholic Charities’ Social Services for the Homeless (SSH) grant for Camden County, says the case in front of her is a typical one. A woman, who we will refer to as Tina Smith, comes to Rivera facing eviction from her apartment and...

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