"Christ has no body but yours. No hands, no feet on earth but yours. Yours are the eyes with which Christ looks compassion on the world"
-St. Theresa of Avila
an organization that rescues children ages 13 to 18 who have been trafficked in Connecticut.
SOCIAL ACTION INFORMATION
Note: All volunteers are urged to be Virtus Trained, please contact Patsy Glenn to sign up for the next training class.
If you have any questions regarding Social Action you may contact Barbara Radigan at 203-239-7839 or Deacon Ron Bicknell at 203-239-7294
Social Action Committee Charitable Partners:
Amistad Catholic Workers - Safe haven and provider of meals to the Hill neighborhood of New Haven. A recipient of Parish food drive collections.
Columbus House Shelter - Homeless shelter in New Haven that provides housing and fosters personal development and independence.
Mary and Joseph's Place - A pregnancy support center in North Haven providing advice, referrals and resources to those in need.
Martha's Place - Located in New Haven, one of the few area homeless shelters specifically for single women.
North Haven Congregational Church - Houses the North Haven Food Bank. A recipient of the Parish food drive collections.
The Diaper Bank - Collection center in North Haven that distributes diapers throughout the North Haven area. Recipient of the Parish diaper donations.
Read to Grow - Connecticut Literacy program that provides books to children. Parish book drive donations are given to the Branford site.
Ronald McDonald House - Provides housing and support to families with sick children.
Stevens Woods - Senior housing residence located in North Haven.