Mission: To put faith into action by providing food, housing, mental health, adoption, immigration and family support services to the needy and vulnerable of all faiths in fairfield county.
Programs: Food services - food services includes the state of connecticut's two largest soup kitchens, a mobile breakfast program, food pantries, and a congregate and home delivered meal program for the elderly. During the year, approximately 1. 3 million meals were served through these programs.
behavioral health services - behavioral health services provide family and individual counseling throughout fairfield county, connecticut. Behavioral health services have district offices in bridgeport, danbury, and norwalk, connecticut. During the year, the behavorial health services programs completed approximately 13,000 clinic sessions.
family services - family services provides school readiness for children who would otherwise not receive pre-school preparation, through the room to grow early childhood education center, as well as a full array of family directions services including adoption and preganancy outreach activities. In addition, family services include immigration outreach services that have been accredited by the u. S. Department of justice to meet a broad spectrum of challenges normally faced by families new to the united states. During the year, approximately 4,300 adults and children received services through the family services program.
An excellent organization within the Diocese of Bridgeport CT. The programs they are involved with to help a very diverse area are well-received and needed by the County. From the on-site managers who directed me to the amazing, extremely competent Human Resources Department, this group is "top-shelf".