Immigration Services through CSS

Catholic Social Services provides refugee assistance for newcomers from other countries emigrating to the United States and to the Philadelphia region. CSS values diversity and is available to offer information and assistance to those acclimating to the country. 

  • Immigration Legal Assistance through Catholic Social Services provides comprehensive, high quality, low-cost Immigration Legal Services to families and individuals in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and within the jurisdiction of the USCIS Philadelphia District Office and the Philadelphia Immigration Court.

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  • Through a partnership with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), CSS assists Afghan Evacuees with pre-arrival and reception services, basic needs support, cultural orientation, language services, finding housing, employment, health care, and case management services. CSS welcomes volunteers and groups that are interested in providing financial, practical, and social support to help these families adjust to their new community and home. Visit Welcome the Newcomer for more information.

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  • Casa del Carmen has been serving the Latino and Spanish-speaking community of North Philadelphia since 1954.  Our bilingual staff helps parents find the best programs for their children.  

    Casa Del Carmen through Catholic Social Services offers coordination of culturally and linguistically competent services guided by a two-generation approach to well-being where families receive the supports needed to move forward with their lives building upon each family’s culture and tradition. Casa del Carmen offers a comprehensive family literacy program that includes pregnancy and parenting education, health, mental health, financial literacy, and early education assistance. Emergency services are also offered at this location for document assistance, rent, mortgage and utility assistance (pending funding availability), emergency food and diapers, infant and baby supplies, and a feminine hygiene product pantry.

  • The Fatima Outreach Center, located in Bensalem, PA, provides assistance and support for individuals new to this country.  We offer social work and community immigration resources, accompaniment, Domestic Violence Advocacy, seasonal ESL (English Second Language) classes, interpretation services, gardening and arts programs, financial education, immigration legal services and more.  Fatima Outreach Center is a parish-based ministry in partnership with Catholic Social Services. 

  • Catholic Social Services, in partnership with the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Migration and Refugee Services, provides foster services to unaccompanied children. CSS provides temporary foster care while reunification with the identified resource is being finalized. 

  • The Oscar Romero Transitional Living Services Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program provides services to young men from ages 12 to 18 years. These young men are referred through the Federal Office for Refugee Resettlement. 

    The group home serves young, unaccompanied, and newly arrived refugees displaced as a result of their immigration to the United States. These youth may be experiencing behavioral, social and mental health problems. The goal of the program is to provide them with the services such as education, language skills, and food services. The services we provide allow these young man the chance to become competent, productive, and independent adults capable of contributing to the larger society.

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