Housing & Homeless Programs Through Catholic Social Services

Catholic Social Services provides safe shelter and a warm bed for thousands of men, women and children. Through CSS we help families in our communities get rent and mortgage utility assistance.

  • St John’s Hospice is a drug and alcohol-free emergency shelter/residence for men who are in transition from homelessness to independent living in the community. During the day Saint John’s provides a nutritious and hot noon meal for more than 325 men each weekday as well as case management services, on-site nursing services, daily showers and clothing, and a mailroom service for over 900 men. The Coffee House at St. John’s Hospice provides a safe resting and sleeping environment for an additional 27 chronically homeless men who typically avoid shelter living. The men are provided a warm meal, beverages, and use of the SJH restrooms.

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  • The Good Shepherd Program of St. John’s Hospice provides residential services for medically fragile men experiencing homelessness. This program provides the opportunity for men to stabilize their medical condition and develop plans for a permanent housing arrangement. Good Shepherd has the capacity to house 12 men.

  • Family Service Centers are the first point of contact for individuals, families, and parishes when they seek assistance from Catholic Social Services. Five centers are located throughout the five-county metropolitan area. Our family service centers offer support and p