Bill Hoey LCSW
Vice President of Mission & Ethics, St. Vincent's Health Services
Mr. Hoey is responsible for overseeing all mission services and activities for the Medical Center and the entire system with continued responsibility for the Pastoral Care Department and the Parish Nurse Program. Mr. Hoey, a licensed clinical social worker, most recently served as vice president for Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Bridgeport, overseeing all aspects of the multi-program Catholic Family Services agency.
While at Catholic Charities, Hoey was instrumental in developing a $7 million dollar housing project at the Thomas Merton campus, a reorganization of mental health services resulting in a productive working relationship with St. Vincent’s Behavioral Health Services, and an early childhood consultation project providing clinical assessment for at-risk children in Head Start and school readiness programs.
He also implemented a community outreach and prison ministry program, which provides formal representation to immigrants, and a program of clergy and victim assistance counseling for victims of sexual abuse. After graduating with a bachelor of arts degree in sociology from St. Anselm’s College, Mr. Hoey earned his master’s in social work with a dual concentration in clinical and administration from Fordham University.
A past president, he currently serves on the board of Bridge House and is a past board co-chair at the Greater Bridgeport HUD Continuum of Care.