For Seventh Consecutive Year Catholic Social Services Named Service Provider Of The Year By Real Alternatives

This annual award is presented to the provider agency that has served the most pregnant women in the state of Pennsylvania.

For the seventh consecutive year, Catholic Social Services (CSS) of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has been named Pennsylvania’s Service Provider of the Year by Real Alternatives. Real Alternatives is a non-profit, charitable organization in Pennsylvania that administers pregnancy and parenting support services.

Ms. Amy Stoner, Director of CSS Community Based and Homeless Services Divisions, and members of her staff were presented with the award at an annual conference held on Thursday, March 28, 2019 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

In 2018, CSS provided comprehensive support services to more than 5,000 pregnant women. Services include access to free, caring, and confidential support services, education about reproductive health concerns, prenatal and parenting support groups, assistance in finding appropriate medical services, and referral to adoption services for those who wish to explore that option.

Throughout the greater Philadelphia region, young women and mothers regularly turn to CSS facilities for emotional support and essential parenting resources needed to best care for their families. CSS assists more than 174,000 children, adults and families of all faiths throughout the five-county metropolitan area comprising the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

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