Story of Hope: Romaine Sweat

August 18th, 2015

Along with all the demands and unpredictability of single fatherhood comes something else: all of the credit. And Romaine Sweat, 37, could not be prouder to take it.

“The great part about it, they are going to school and getting 100s,” he said of his oldest children. “I don’t have to say, ‘Me and Mom


March 21st, 2019


March 21st, 2019

Learn skills for effective parenting! A parenting workshop will be offered on May 7, 2019 at Catholic Charities Community Services, 218 Church St., Poughkeepsie, NY at 11AM. Communication, Discipline and Child Development will be discussed. For more information: (845) 452-1400 x4444 or x4207.


CCCSDC Announces Date of 2019 Spirit of Service Award Dinner

February 6th, 2019

2018 Adopt-A-Family Program Warms the Lives of 119 Families

January 23rd, 2019

Dave, one of our wonderful donors said, “If only there was no more poverty.  No families struggling. No need for AAF, Christmas 2019.”
If only…

Because of Dave’s, and your generosity and hard work, CCCSDC 2018 Adopt-A-Family program was able to warm the lives of an incredible 119 Dutchess County families, comprising 409 individuals.
96 donors joined

CCCSDC Announces the Retirement of Executive Director, Mary L. Marshall

September 17th, 2018

Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess announces Executive Director Mary McKiernan Marshall will retire effective October 5, 2018. Marshall has served as Executive Director of Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County since 2012 but has been a leading voice over the past twenty-four years of service to the organization. Starting as a volunteer