Department for Persons with Disabilities
A Catholic Charities Agency in the Diocese of Paterson

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Catholic Charities
  • The Department for Persons with Disabilities (DPD) began serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities over 50 years ago.
  • We operate 9 group homes, 2 supervised apartments, a vocational day program and provide services for people who live in the community.
  • We are the only provider agency for adults with disabilities in the state of New Jersey internationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA).
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Donate your vehicle - tax deductible!
Catholic Charities Clothing Boxes
Call (973) 406-1104 for more information
Knights of Columbus Awarded
The New Jersey State Knights of Columbus and Paterson Federation were honored at Catholic Charities' Annual Caritas Gala on November 5th. The Knights have been one of DPD's top supporters for over 50 years.

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Department for Persons with Disabilities Blog
Our weekly blog covers topics such as the I/DD and Autism community, Catholic reflections and the nonprofit world


Diocese of Paterson's 7th Bishop
Installed on July 6, 2004

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