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Demand at St. John’s Hospice triples; $30,000 needed for April

The archdiocesan ministry that serves homeless men is seeing a steep uptick in clients seeking food because of the coronavirus. Your emergency donation can help sustain the outreach.

Ministries getting food, diapers to families during pandemic

Staff at archdiocesan social service agencies are seeing a "100% increase" in demand and a ripple effect of needs due to the coronavirus. See our list of 23 food cupboards in the region and their hours of operation.

Archdiocese balancing containment, compassion during coronavirus

Thousands depend on Catholic Social Services each day for food, housing and other vital supports. Agency workers are keeping the mission going amid scenarios "that change by the hour."

Families receive ‘financial formation’ for home ownership

A recent workshop sponsored by archdiocesan Catholic Social Services, St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Bensalem and BB&T helped participants to "bank on success."

Families receive ‘financial formation’ for home ownership

A recent workshop sponsored by archdiocesan Catholic Social Services, St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Bensalem and BB&T helped participants to "bank on success."

Boot drive helps homeless men walk down all of life’s streets

St. John’s Hospice, an archdiocesan ministry that serves men experiencing homelessness, is holding its annual drive to collect new boots. On the streets, poor foot health leads to bigger problems.

New program helps Latinos find mental health resources

Archdiocesan Catholic Social Services has launched "Recupere Su Felicidad (Recover Your Happiness)" to direct clients to treatments that speak their language, and their culture.

New program helps Latinos find mental health resources

Archdiocesan Catholic Social Services has launched "Recupere Su Felicidad (Recover Your Happiness)" to direct clients to treatments that speak their language, and their culture.

Once homeless, Ms. Pennsylvania helps men’s shelter

As a child, Nikki Johnson-Huston had slept on the street. On March 4, the lawyer and pageant winner presented a check to St. John's Hospice, an archdiocesan ministry for men trying to rebuild their lives.

Once sleeping in cars, she’s now heading for college

Bernadette spent almost 40 years living on the streets of North Philadelphia due to addiction. Thanks to an archdiocesan ministry that assists women in recovery, she's taking classes -- and control of her destiny.