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.
Last summer a struggling, elderly, deaf man came to the Batavia Catholic Charities office in hopes of finding an apartment where he could live with his long-time companion – his terrier.
Patricia suffered as a victim of violence and abuse from her husband for years.
Five years later and the success story continues for Julio Figueroa, who participated in the Tomorrow’s Youth Today (TYT) Program in Buffalo.
Wendy Garfield is a psychiatric patient who was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder, chronic clinical depression and post traumatic stress disorder.
At the beginning of their relationship, Kari* thought her husband’s obsessive behavior was just his way of showing affection.
Suzanne Kelly was an unhappy, mentally unstable person struggling to get through everyday life.
A dedicated mother, Sharon Santos, is greatly appreciative to Catholic Charities.