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Strengthening Relationships

Julie Walters, a single mom, and her daughter had experienced a troubled relationship for many years. When she discovered Catholic Charities Multisystemic Therapy program, where therapists support the family in the home and are available at all times, she was able to positively transform the relationship with her daughter.
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Coming Full Circle

Arlene Gonzalez was looking for a fresh start after relocating to Kenmore four years ago from Orlando with her three young children, Arianna, who was 5; Jacob, 3, and Joseph who was 3 months old. After learning of Catholic Charities from her sister and brother-in-law, Arlene sought help through the WIC program in Kenmore.“The staff at the WIC program helped me out a lot,” said Arlene. “I was breastfeeding my baby, Joseph, at the time and they found that his iron was low. So they suggested foods that I could include to improve his iron level.”
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Guardian Angel

The guardian of her now 18-year-old grandson since his birth, Sandy Simons is grateful for the assistance she received from Catholic Charities Kinship Caregiver Program, which provides support to relative caregivers through outreach to families in need.
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Coping with Grief

A senior living in Allegany, Bill Glose came to Catholic Charities in grief after his wife died. The two were extremely close and shared their lives together. When she passed, Bill felt completely lost.
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Starting Over

Childhood wasn’t easy for Heather Lazar. Problems at home led to her placement in foster care, which moved her from home to home as a teenager.
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