Caritas Jersey reaches out to the poor, the marginalized, the weak and the infirm in our Community and seeks to be their advocate. We aspire to be a 'Church of the Poor for the Poor' We are here for all in our community no matter their age, race or religion.
We believe in dignity, solidarity and stewardship on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable people.
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Caritas Social Action Scholarship Caritas is passionate about social action. In particular, we want to engender in our young people the belief that they through their actions can make a difference in the lives of the marginalised. In an increasing secular and selfish world, we believe that it is important that young[…]
Caritas is committed to the principle of ‘subsidiarity’, which is to say that decision making should devolve to the lowest practicable level. However, problems arise when that level of participation is not possible simply because of cultural attitudes, lack of education and poverty. Many charities including Caritas stand ready and willing to speak for these[…]
The Jersey Living Wage rate for 2017 is £9.75 per hour. John Scally, the Executive Director of Caritas Jersey, which is the body responsible for promoting the Living Wage in Jersey, has announced that the rate for 2017 is £9.75 per hour. Administrative and legal arrangements with the Living Wage foundation in the UK have[…]
Caritas Jersey seeks to resurrect the Eradicate Poverty Campaign of 29 years ago. In an interview at the beginning of the year John Scally, Executive Director of Caritas Jersey, announced that Caritas Jersey would like to see the Eradication of poverty Campaign of over 20 years ago, resurrected. The information contained in[…]
Caritas Jersey is of the view that the lack of supply of affordable housing and social rent housing is a major contributing factor to Poverty in Jersey. We applaud the work of Christians Together Jersey Housing Trust (CTJHT) in its attempt to provide social housing for the marginalised. It is all the more shocking that[…]
Caritas Jersey’s Third Annual Lecture Caritas is planning its third annual lecture which will be held on Tuesday 13th June. This year it will be held at the Radisson Blue Hotel on the Waterfront. As always, the event will start at 12.30 with a light buffet and will be concluded by 2.00 pm The[…]
Caritas Jersey is pleased to announce that the One Foundation has agreed to fund one part time worker for the Prisoners’ Families Support Scheme and a second after one year if the scheme is successful. This is the breakthrough that we have been anxiously awaiting. We are delighted to tell you that we have now[…]
The Rotary Club of Jersey has proposed that Jersey could be designated as a Rotary Peace Community. To qualify Rotary has to show that the Island community is supportive of five main principles:- Respect for the life and dignity of every person, without discrimination or prejudice Rejection of violence, in all forms and towards all[…]