Administrative Offices

The Catholic Social Services administrative officers are located at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center in Center City Philadelphia, adjacent to the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. The mailing address is 222 North 17th Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Phone: 215.587.3555; Fax: 215.587.2479; Email:

There are four operating divisions within Catholic Social Services: Community-Based ServicesHousing & Homeless Services, Youth Services, and Developmental Programs. To contact specific programs or sites within any of these divisions, access the Facilities and Programs Contact Sheet.

Support, Assistance & Services

Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia operates Family Strengthening Centers at locations throughout the five-county metropolitan Philadelphia area.

Accessing Services & Obtaining Assistance

For information regarding services and assistance offered by Catholic Social Services, please call the CSS Helpline at 267.331.2490 or email us using the button below.

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Family Strengthening Centers in Philadelphia

Residents of Philadelphia should call or email the Catholic Social Services Helpline listed above with requests for support, assistance, or social services. Calls are answered weekdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, with callers providing information on programs and services that may be able to offer