caring for families
caring for communities
The Catholic Caring Foundation provides funding for care and support of families/whanau and communities affected by poverty and hardship.
Together, with our caring donors, we support and strengthen families and communities.
Stories of hope
How your support is able to help those most vulnerable
I’ve been waiting 26 years to meet my daughter – Story Six
Catholic Social Services Catholic Social Service’s mission of “Christ’s compassion in our community” is lived in our daily commitment to serve Auckland’s most vulnerable families through the provision of social work and counselling services. We’ve continued this mission as an essential service even during lock-down in level 3 and 4. We run our […] Read More
When baby is a sign of hope, love and forgiveness – Story Four
A very special occasion has happened at the recently-opened St Gianna’s Home for Mothers and Babies in Auckland – the first resident of the home has given birth to her first baby. The news was shared in a message sent out by Family Life International’s Dame Colleen Bayer last month, in which she thanked God […] Read More
I’ve found a place of love and hope – Story Three
Coming to the Mother of Divine Mercy Refuge was the first time I had people that supported and uplifted me and my family. Need help? Then call 09-820 0453. In immediate danger? Ring police on 111, or if unsafe to speak push 55.Read More
When home is under a tree – Story one
Pregnant, afraid and homeless – a mother shares her story If you or someone you know is experiencing family violence, please contact the following: In the first instance, please call the police on 111. For counselling services, and social worker support, please contact Catholic Social Services on (09 378 9650) or email: [email protected]Read More
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