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Independent Seniors. Thriving Families.

Catholic Social Services (CSS) is a faith-based social service agency focused on improving the quality of life of people of all faiths and backgrounds during some of their most vulnerable times of their lives. By serving people in ways that help seniors live independent, connected lives and families thrive, Catholic Social Services continues its 70 year legacy to address the community’s unmet, pressing needs with compassion.  

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Upcoming Event

  • Catholic Social Services presents our annual Breakfast with the Bishop, which benefits our programs designed to help seniors live independent, connected lives and families thrive. Featured speakers will be The Most Reverend Frederick F. Campbell, DD, Ph.D., Bishop of Columbus and Hugh Dorrian, City of Columbus Auditor. This year's breakfast will be on Friday, September 8th from 7:30am - 9:00am at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown.

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Impact in Action

Gerry feels safe knowing she has reliable transportation to her dialysis appointments.

“Using the Transportation Program, ‘gives my daughter peace of mind,’ Gerry says.  ‘She doesn’t want me driving in [winter] weather.’” 

SUCCESS STORIES

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31,664

People served in 2016.

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134,889

Annual volunteer hours.

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94%

Client satisfaction rate.

Latest Blog

  • Fundraiser for CSS – Notre Dame Game Watch

    Our CEO, Rachel Lustig, will be guest-bartending at the Notre Dame game watch on Saturday, September 16th at Dempsey’s Food & Spirits. There will be a 50/50 raffle, and Dempsey’s will donate 5% of sales between Monday September 11th and Saturday, September 16th to CSS. We hope to see you there!

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Featured Volunteer

Featured Donor

  • Andy and Micheal Sonderman

    “Catholic Social Services allows us to live the corporal works of mercy through its focus on the critical and growing needs of seniors, and the deepening needs of families in the Columbus Diocese. We are drawn to the laser focus on the dignity of every human being exhibited by the Staff and volunteers who make CSS so compassionate and effective.”

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Locations

COLUMBUS

197 E. Gay Street
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 221-5891

WEST COLUMBUS

Our Lady of Guadalupe Center
409 Industry Drive
Columbus, OH 43204
(614) 340-7061

NEWARK

1031 Brice Street
Newark, OH 43055
(740) 345-2565

PORTSMOUTH

St. Francis Catholic Outreach Center
2311 Stockham Lane
Portsmouth, OH 45662
(740) 353-3185

ZANESVILLE

422 Main Street, Ste 400
P.O. Box 3446
Zanesville, OH 43702-3446
(740) 452-5057

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