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Community Outreach


The House of Charity – Bishop’s Annual Appeal seeks to raise funds to provide care, respect, justice, peace and dignity for every soul in the Diocese of Camden.

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General Bereavement Support Program Availability

  • Atco, Christ the Redeemer parish 3rd Thrusday of every other month, 7:00 PM Contact Gini Corcoran 609-774-4630 or

  • Egg Harbor Twp., St. Katharine Drexel Parish Every first Wednesday, 6-7PM in Parish Rectory Library Contact the parish office at 609-645-7313

  • Egg Harbor Twp., AtlantiCare Hospice Six-Week bereavement support groups meet twice a year, usually in the afternoons Contact Gail Ward Kajander at 609-407-2020

  • Sea Isle City, St. Joseph Parish Auditorium Wednesday, 6:30-7:30PM, 4 to 6 weeks Contact Monica 609-263-8696/ or Dcn. Joseph Murphy

Drug and/or Alcohol Addiction Catholic Charities

Helpline: 1-856-342-4057 - 24 Hours Leave a message, receive a call back within 24 hours between the hours of 9 am - 4 pm, Monday - Friday. For more information contact

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services [SAMHSA] National

Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP[4357] Free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a year treatment referral and information service [in english and spanish] for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance abuse disorders.

Programs & Assistance

  • Mantua, Church of the Incarnation Community Connections: Saturdays, 9:30 am, Peer support for those suffering from, or have experienced a loss from drug addiction and/or alcoholism Contact Bill Dougherty 609-617-9959

  • Calix Society [Catholic 12-Step Program] Contact jen Dress at

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