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2022 Annual Report

October 17, 2023



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Pioneering Personal Care for Older and Disabled Shelter Guests

October 6, 2023

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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“A Little Extra Help” Changes Lives

September 18, 2023

Meet Kim, who “needs a little extra help,” and Jennifer, her CCS Long Term Care provider. Who cares for our low-income neighbors with physical and developmental challenges when family and…

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A Call to Provide Urgent Help to Catholic Charities Hawaii

September 13, 2023

Please join Catholic Community Services of Western Washington (CCSWW) by donating to Catholic Charities Hawaii (CCH) to help with urgent needs arising from the devastating fire in Maui last month.…

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It’s 15 Years into “the Future:” How CCSWW Helps People into Homes

September 12, 2023

“Affordable permanent housing should be available to everyone.” One of eight “Insights for the Future,” CCSWW 2008 In 2008, CCSWW (Catholic Community Services of Western Washinton) Futures II planning process…

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“Home is the Starting Point of Love, Hope and Dreams”

August 17, 2023

“El hogar es el punto de partida del amor, la esperanza y los sueños.” Catholic Housing Services (CHS) firmly believes that “home is the starting point…” for thousands of our…

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Happy Anniversary, Sidney Wilson House!

July 24, 2023

Burgers and hotdogs sizzling on the grill, awesome homemade potato salad, cake, tunes playing on the boombox, checked tablecloths and napkins fluttering in the breeze— the staff and residents of…

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Of Gratitude and Remembrance: Sebastian Place, Lynwood, WA

November 29, 2022

An overflow crowd spilled into the chill of a bright November day, the sun streaming into the community room at Sebastian Place, a 20-unit residence for chronically homeless veterans. A congregation…

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Rapid Re-Housing Program: Lovae’s Journey from Shelter to Home.

March 23, 2022

Kent, WA – Lovae’s success story is a “dream scenario” according to her CCS Case Manager Alida. “She was motivated and she put in the work. If you look into…

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Crocheting Christmas Stockings for Clare’s Place residents

January 11, 2022

Everett, WA – It all started in May, when a CCS/CHS Clare’s Place resident experienced a major loss in her life. To cope with the loss, she started working long…

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