Catholic Social Services of Philadelphia is thrilled to announce the launch of our new website! Our website is specifically designed to provide greater ease of access and understanding to the multitude of services provided by Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. This new website offers a clean, visual layout, easy navigation, and helpful tools that highlight the broad scope of programs offered to our communities. Through this launch and the future growth of the new website, Catholic Social Services continues to strive to offer the needed social services that can change lives with faith-filled compassion, access to opportunities and assistance, and a deep understanding and desire to help those in our diverse communities. We provide a network of social service programs, family service centers, senior centers, and community centers for people in need. Rooted in the traditions and generous spirit of the Catholic faith, our social service programs
Saint John's Hospice (SJH), a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), has launched a new effort to provide footwear and essential clothing items to individuals experiencing homelessness in Philadelphia.
Mercy Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), is celebrating National Recovery Month.
*Media Advisory* Seminarians From Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary To Stop At Saint John’s Hospice During Third Annual Vocations Awareness Bike Tour And Serve Lunch To Men Experiencing Homelessness
Six seminarians from Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary will stop at Saint John’s Hospice (SJH) during the third annual vocations awareness bike tour and serve lunch to men experiencing homelessness.
Erick Barragán, Accredited Representative with Catholic Social Services Immigration Legal Services Office, Selected as an Al Día “40 Under Forty” Honoree
Mr. Erick Barragán, Accredited Representative with Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s (CSS) Immigration Legal Services office, was recently selected by AL DÍA as a 2021 “40 Under Forty” honoree.
Martha’s Choice Marketplace To Serve As A Pick-Up Site For Free Healthy Meals As Part Of Michelle Obama’s ‘Pass The Love’ Campaign
Martha’s Choice Marketplace, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), will serve as a pick-up site and distribute free healthy meals to children and families facing food-insecurity as part of former First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign, “Pass the Love w/ Waffles + Mochi.”
Casa del Carmen Preschool Academy Launches Art Therapy Pilot Program To Support Child Development And Well-Being
Casa del Carmen Preschool Academy, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), is launching an art therapy pilot program to support its young learners development and well-being.
Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Named “Service Provider Of The Year” By Real Alternatives for Ninth Consecutive Year
This annual award is presented to the provider agency that has served the most pregnant women in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. For the ninth consecutive year, Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) has been named as Pennsylvania’s “Service Provider of the Year” by Real Alternatives, a non-profit, charitable organization in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that administers pregnancy and parenting support services. Ms. Amy Stoner, director of CSS’s Community-Based and Housing and Homeless Services Division, along with CSS staff were presented with the award at Real Alternatives’ annual conference on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Amy said, “It’s an honor to once again accept this award on behalf of our dedicated staff who go above and beyond to ensure that every pregnant mother who seeks help from Catholic Social Services during their pregnancy receives the compassionate care and assistance they need.” She continued, “Over the last year, our staff
I am deeply grateful to the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States for their willingness to hear this matter and for their ultimate opinion. Today’s decision from our Nation’s highest court is a profound one that rings loudly in Philadelphia and reverberates throughout the Country. It brings light and relief for children in need of loving homes and for the heroic foster parents who open their hearts and doors to care for them. The ruling issued today is also a crystal clear affirmation of First Amendment rights for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and all charitable ministries in the United States who are inspired by their faith to serve the most vulnerable among us. I was recently asked if today was one of victory and for celebration. It’s certainly a victory for children in need and it’s fitting for us to celebrate the example of foster parents who