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CCSWW Hosts National Gathering in Mount Vernon

We are excited to share a recent feature from Northwest Catholic Magazine (NWC) highlighting a visit from Catholic Charities USA to our Farmworker Center in Mount Vernon. Key figures from across…

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“We Get to Taste the Sweet Part Now”: Yusef’s New Home

After a year of homelessness, Yusef has the key to the door of a one-bedroom apartment in low-income housing provided by Catholic Housing Services, complete with donated furniture and household…

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2024 Spring Appeal

CCS needs your generous support to continue to help the men, women, and children who turn to us in need across western Washington. In his letter to donors this spring,…

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CCSRC Brings Promise of Recovery to Blaine, WA

On March 4th of this year, the Seattle Times published a grim statistic: “Fentanyl set a record of fatal overdoses in 2023, with 1,082 — a 51% increase over record-setting…

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“I’ve Got Your Six!” CCS Supportive Services for Veteran Families

Tewana Martin, Army veteran and program manager for CCS King County’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF), assures her clients that too many assets can be a liability in her…

Meet the CCS SCOPE Team

Denver Hanson (he/him) SCOPE Program Manager Denver is tasked with providing support services to you, the Starbucks partners, your friends and family, your third home customers, and the public by…

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Mercy House: Meeting Critical Needs in Snohomish County

Hunger, inadequate prenatal care, and homelessness are the three most significant needs identified in Snohomish County’s 2022 Community Health Assessment. This comes as no surprise to the outreach volunteers at…

CCS Family Housing Network Awarded $5 Million Grant

CCS Family Housing Network (FHN) was awarded a $5 Million Grant from the Bezos Day 1 Families Fund. CCS FHN in Pierce County is one of 38 organizations selected nationally by…

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2023 Appeal for the Poor

Dear Friend of CCS/CHS, In this special season of giving, I want to express my personal gratitude to faithful donors, staff, volunteers, and parish communities for “sharing the light of hope”…

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Pioneering Personal Care for Older and Disabled Shelter Guests

Shelters can be tough, exhausting environments for anyone experiencing homelessness, let alone individuals who are elderly or disabled. Prolonged stress can advance the aging processes by 10-20 years, so mental…

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2023 CCS Long Term Care Appeal

“I truly believe that the most valuable part of in-home care is helping vulnerable clients remain in the homes they love, surrounded by their pets and life-long cherished belongings. The…