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IN MY WORDS: Acts of Love, Goodwill and Kindness...for ALL (Pam Russo, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of Tennessee)

Posted 08/18/2017

The horrific events that took place in Charlottesville, VA, last weekend, and their continuing aftermath, are a sad reminder that hatred is very much alive in our society.How, in the year 2017, can we still be dealing with these divisive issues? How, more than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, can we still have headlines about racism and violence? … read more >>




Catholic Charities Counseling Now Offered at McGruder FRC (Tennessee Register)

Posted 08/11/2017

Catholic Charities of Tennessee is now offering Individual and Family Counseling services at McGruder Family Resource Center at 2013 25th Avenue North (37208) in North Nashville. Appointments are available from 8:30am - 5:00pm Wednesday and Friday and from 3:00pm -7:30pm on Tuesday."We are so glad that we can partner with Catholic Charities to offer these vitally … read more >>




Catholic Charities Counseling Now Offered at McGruder Family Resource Center

Posted 07/27/2017

Catholic Charities of Tennessee is now offering Individual and Family Counseling services at McGruder Family Resource Center at 2013 25th Avenue North (37208) in North Nashville. Appointments are available from 8:30am - 5:00pm Wednesday and Friday and from 3:00pm -7:30pm on Tuesday."We are so glad that we can partner with Catholic Charities to offer these … read more >>




Adoption Foster Parent Volunteers Honored in Franklin

Posted 07/27/2017

Cathy and Calvin Bishop, foster parent volunteers for Catholic Charities of Tennessee's Adoption Services program, were recognized on July 26, 2017 by Franklin Tomorrow for their service to the community as part of the organization's Exemplary Community Volunteer Awards event held at the Franklin Theater."Caring for a newborn or infant is hard work, even when the child … read more >>




IN MY WORDS: Back-to-School Tips (Amy Sturm, Catholic Charities School Counselor)

Posted 07/27/2017

The end of summer and the start of school can be a mixed bag for all concerned, students and parents alike. Some parents are excited to get back into their routine and not feel that they have to entertain their kids for a 12-hour stretch; others mourn the loss of freedoms that go along with summer. No matter which camp you're in, this can be a very stressful time for … read more >>




Plus Side of Nashville: Sewing Training Academy (News Channel 5+)

Posted 07/13/2017

Nashville has become a prominent city for the fashion community, and with the rapid growth in that area comes the need for skilled workers who can service the industry. Helping to fulfill that need, Catholic Charities in collaboration with the Nashville Fashion Alliance and Omega Apparel has established the Sewing Training Academy where they are not only helping to fulfill … read more >>




"13 Reasons Why" Sparks Conversation About Tough Topics (Theresa Laurence, Tennessee Register)

Posted 06/02/2017

NEED HELP? Contact the 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 or www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org.For non-emergency assistance, Catholic Charities counselors are available by appointment at 615-352-3087. Multiple locations; Spanish-speaking counselors available. http://bit.ly/CCTennCounselingVisit www.jasonfoundation.com for information related to … read more >>




'13 reasons' raises concerns and conversation in Nashville with schools, parents (Jessica Bliss, USA Today Network-Tennessee)

Posted 05/09/2017

A CHANCE TO TALK: Catholic Charities of Tennessee will host a conversation on "13 Reasons Why," on May 23. Catholic Charities counselors from both the Individual and Family Counseling Program and the School Counseling program will help lead the conversation. Separate parent and student discussions will be offered.WHEN: 6:30-7:30 p.m., May 23 WHERE: Cafeteria of … read more >>




A Few Words Can Begin Journey from Stress to Balance (Mary McWilliams, Tennessee Register)

Posted 04/21/2017

"Hey, I'd like to come in and talk to someone about counseling." It's a stress-free way to get help for stress that could be getting out of control. Just a few words can help begin to re-route a person feeling overwhelmed, back into balance and on the road to health again, according to Lisa McGovern, supervisor of counseling services for Catholic Charities … read more >>




A Cause to Celebrate: OnPoint Manufacturing Donates Singer Sewing Machines to Catholic Charities of Tennessee – Local to Local (PR.com)

Posted 04/19/2017

OnPoint Manufacturing, Inc., a Performance HealthCare Products, Inc. company, the leader in on-demand apparel manufacturing, announced today that it is giving back to the local community by donating several Singer sewing machines to Catholic Charities of Tennessee's Sewing Training Academy.In a special arrangement with Singer Sewing Machines, OnPoint Manufacturing developed … read more >>




Fresh Food Giveaway Helps Those In Need (News Channel 5)

Posted 04/07/2017

Some Nashville community members came together today to celebrate Tennessee with a free food giveaway at the Catholic Charities' Fresh Food Giveaway.The giveaway happens every first and third Friday of each month. Vegetables, fruits, and baked goods were all passed out to those in need.Severe people volunteer there time for each giveaway, but NewsChannel 5 helped … read more >>




Tennessee Challenges Federal Government Over Refugee Resettlement Program (Avalon Zoppo, NBCNews.com)

Posted 03/14/2017

NOTE: Catholic Charities of Tennessee is not a party in this lawsuit.Tennessee has become the first state in the U.S. to file a lawsuit against the federal government over its refugee resettlement program on the basis that it violates the 10th Amendment and places an undue economic burden on the state's taxpayers. The lawsuit, filed Monday in federal district court on behalf … read more >>




Even As Resettlement Slows, Tennessee Lawmakers Sue To Cut Off Refugee Funding (Chas Sisk, WPLN)

Posted 03/13/2017

NOTE: Catholic Charities of Tennessee is not a party in this lawsuit.Tennessee lawmakers have followed through on plans to sue the federal government over refugee resettlement.The move comes at a time when organizations in the state are already cutting back on services for asylum seekers. The suit was filed Monday in a federal court in Jackson by the Thomas More Law Center, … read more >>




Cap on refugees forces Catholic Charities layoffs in Nashville Diocese (Theresa Laurence, Catholic News Service, CatholicPhilly.com)

Posted 03/01/2017

Catholic Charities of Tennessee executive director Pam Russo delivered the "devastating news" to 13 employees in the agency's Refugee Resettlement office Feb. 23 that they no longer had jobs."We had to close tremendous budget gaps and we didn't see another way to do it," Russo said. "We really looked at every possible way of maintaining our … read more >>




Cap on refugees forces Catholic Charities layoffs in Nashville Diocese (Theresa Laurence, Catholic News Service, National Catholic Reporter)

Posted 03/01/2017

Catholic Charities of Tennessee executive director Pam Russo delivered the "devastating news" to 13 employees in the agency's Refugee Resettlement office Feb. 23 that they no longer had jobs. "We had to close tremendous budget gaps and we didn't see another way to do it," Russo said. "We really looked at every possible way of maintaining our … read more >>




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