Department for Persons with Disabilities
A Catholic Charities Agency in the Diocese of Paterson
Providing Help...Creating Hope
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Welcome to DPD
Catholic Charities
  • The Department for Persons with Disabilities (DPD) began helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities over 50 years ago.
  • We operate 10 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).
Donate Your Car/Clothing  New & Noteworthy  Christmas Giving 
Donate your Car Donate your Clothing
Effortless ways to support our cause!
Donate your vehicle - tax deductible!
Catholic Charities Clothing Boxes
Call (973) 406-1104 for more information
Caritas Gala Supports Catholic Charities,
Benefits Those in Need

DPD honored Dr. Diane and Kevin Cavanagh at the November 4th Caritas Gala.

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Give back this Christmas Season
Visit to make a Christmastime donation. All donors will receive a handmade ornament in the mail!

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Catholic Charities USA &
The Diocese of Paterson

The Diocese of Paterson helps the vulnerable throughout Northern NJ

Catholic Charities USA helps millions of people throughout the USA each day


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