Of Gratitude and Remembrance: Sebastian Place, Lynwood, WA

Categories: News, Other

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 of fellow veterans, CCS staff, volunteers, and other supporters had gathered for “A Celebration of Life to Honor Those Who Have Passed and Will Be …

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CCSWW and Supportive Services for Veteran Families

Categories: Advocacy, Homeless Adult Services, News

​​​​​​​Veteran’s Day is especially meaningful to our CCS/CHS community. Many of us wore a uniform at one time; some still do.  Many more have generational family connections to the armed services. Still more of us have the opportunity to get to know veterans and their families in the course of our daily work. We are grateful …

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Music Therapy Helps Veterans at CCS Sebastian Place

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LYNNWOOD, WA – Through a partnership with the Snohomish County Music Project (SCMP), music is a gift the residents of Catholic Community Services’ Sebastian’s Place can share with their neighbors. Board-certified music therapist Cassie Fox began their weekly sessions at Sebastian’s Place as an intern in the summer of 2017, and has been returning to …

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A Great Day at Michael’s Place

Categories: News, Non-Profit

SEATTLE, WA – Nearly 50 students, staff and parishioners from St. Luke Parish in Shoreline came together on a sunny fall day to spruce up Michael’s Place. Five teams split up to tackle house cleaning, yard work, painting, carpentry and tree cutting. CCS’s Michael’s Place offers eighteen homeless male veterans transitional housing. All are in …

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