News & Updates

Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Receives Donation of 250,000 3-Ply Masks— Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Expresses Gratitude to Those Involved

Families, youth, and individuals who benefit from programs operated by Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of
Philadelphia (CSS) and in need of personal protective equipment amid the ongoing pandemic are receiving a boost thanks to a donation of 250,000 3-ply masks from Philadelphia-based and Veteran Owned Small Business, Stronghold Group.

Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Launches “Take Back the Month!” Donation Drive to Support Women In Need Of Feminine Hygiene Products

Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) is launching, “Take Back the Month!” This donation drive will support women in need who experience obstacles to obtaining menstrual care and feminine hygiene products.

Angela Babcock, Director of Nursing for Catholic Social Services’ Divine Providence Village, Selected As a Frontline Hero By The Philadelphia Phillies

Ms. Angela Babcock, Director of Nursing for Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s (CSS) Divine Providence Village (DPV), was recently selected by the Philadelphia Phillies to be honored as a frontline hero. Angela was selected as one of 41 honorees from a field of nearly 500 nominated frontline workers throughout the Philadelphia area. […]

Catholic Social Services’ Divine Providence Village Receives Shipment of COVID-19 Vaccine— Administers First Doses to Frontline Workers and Residents

A group of frontline workers and residents at Divine Providence Village (DPV), part of The Communities of Don Guanella and Divine Providence (DGDP) and the Intellectual Disabilities Division of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday afternoon. In total, 20 individuals including six nurses, five Direct Support […]

Bucks County Family Service Center Receives $2,000 Grant From Bucks County COVID19 Recovery Fund To Help Provide Continued Support to Families amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

The Bucks County Family Service Center (BCFSC), a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), is pleased to announce that it has received a $2,000 grant from the Bucks County COVID-19 Recovery Fund.

Catholic Social Services Of The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Recognizes 24 Dedicated Partners In Mission Celebrating Significant Milestones Of Service To The Agency And The Church’s Local Works Of Charity

This year, CSS is pleased to recognize 24 “Partners in Mission” from programs throughout the five-county Archdiocese of Philadelphia. This year’s honorees have a combined total of nearly 400 years of service to faith-based delivery of social services.

Saint Edmond’s Home For Children Celebrates Opening Of Saint Philomena Cottage—Its First Community Home For Young Adults With Disabilities

Saint Philomena Cottage, named for the patron saint of youth and children, will provide care and independence to young adult women with disabilities who formerly resided at Saint Edmond’s Home for Children and aged out of the care model provided there.

The Communities Of Don Guanella And Divine Providence Celebrates Feast Day Of Patron Saint Luigi Guanella And Marks 60th Anniversary Of Don Guanella Village

The spiritual legacy and heritage of Saint Luigi Guanella remains an integral part of the mission of the Intellectual Disabilities Division of Catholic Social Services.

Mary’s Cupboard In Levittown (Bucks County) Seeks Backpack Donations To Benefit Local Veterans And Those Experiencing Homelessness

Mary’s Cupboard, an emergency food assistance site located at the Bucks County Family Service Center in Levittown, is seeking donations of backpacks to benefit local veterans and individuals experiencing homelessness. The center is a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS).

Catholic Social Services’ Mercy Hospice to Observe National Recovery Month by Participating In Virtual Recovery Walks

Mercy Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), which offers stability and hope to women in recovery from substance abuse— in particular mothers with young children—will once again observe National Recovery Month by participating in this year’s virtual Pro-Act Recovery Walks sponsored by The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania. Pro-Act […]