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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.

Want to help others? Go to a Sixers game

A portion of the proceeds for a Feb. 20 game against the Brooklyn Nets will benefit the Catholic Charities Appeal, which supports social services and other programs that assist tens of thousands of area individuals.

No easy answers to homelessness, church workers say

After Philadelphia cleared tent encampments Jan. 6, staff of Catholic Social Services spoke of the "complicated" challenge of homelessness. They see an uptick in youth aging out of foster care now on the streets.

Bikers rev up Christmas for teens at archdiocesan home

The Delaware Valley Iron Indian Riders braved the cold on Dec. 21 to deliver toys to kids living at the St. Francis-St. Joseph and St. Vincent Homes for Children.

Solar robots, slime top afterschool program’s Christmas list

Archdiocesan Out of School Time sites have launched an Amazon Smile Campaign asking donors for much-needed materials that will provide science education for hundreds of at-risk youth.