Social Justice

The Office of Social Justice Ministries is integrated into the Social Justice Service Area of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen – directly providing related social services to the poor and vulnerable in our midst. The Office also partners with other diocesan offices, clergy & religious, parish communities, the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops, and all people of good will in advocating for and promoting the implementation of the Catholic Social Teachings throughout the Diocese of Metuchen.

The Office of Social Justice Ministries strives to effect positive changes at the basic cause level, in order to make lasting change, assure basic human needs, prevent unnecessary suffering, and to uphold human dignity. 

Some of the areas of ministry are:  Poverty Alleviation, Community Organizing, Development & Neighborhood Revitalization, Immigration Services & Justice for Immigrants, Parish Social Ministry, Disaster Relief & Recovery, Global Solidarity, Catholic Campaign for Human Development, Public Policy Advocacy.