Rooted in Catholic Social Teaching and the Gospel imperative, Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services are outreaches of the Catholic Church in Western Washington, under the leadership of the Archbishop of Seattle and the Boards of Trustees. CCS and CHS answer the Gospel call to loving and compassionate service with particular concern for the sanctity of human life from conception to natural death and the dignity of the human person. Our employees and volunteers come from many faith traditions to serve and support poor and vulnerable people through the provision of quality, integrated services and housing. Our focus is on those individuals, children, families, and communities struggling with poverty and the effects of intolerance and racism. We actively join with others to work for justice.
We provide care for homeless and low-income people throughout Western Washington.
We provide different types of housing such as shelters, transitional housing facilities and permanent housing in Western Washington.
We offer a variety of programs and services to assist children, youth and families in need.
We provide services for veterans, immigrants, refugees and others in Western Washington.
We believe the elderly should be able to live in security and dignity.
CCS provides community mental health services to Medicaid eligible children and their families.
CCS provides outpatient chemical dependency treatment services and treatment centers.
View our service locations throughout Western Washington.
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“Having my own place helped me concentrate and set goals just for each day. It’s working and I’m proud of myself!”- Desiree
Veteran CHS staffer Betty (left) knows the stabilizing effect permanent housing can have. “Through housing stability she blossomed into a new person. [Desiree] was able to access needed medical and dental care, build healthier relationships, trust and share with neighbors, and eventually secure a meaningful full-time job that she loves.”