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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.  


Check out these latest event recordings:

Breakfast with the Bishop

Poverty Summit – Robert Lupton

Poverty Summit – Panel Discussion

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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.’” 




People served in 2016.



Annual volunteer hours.



Client satisfaction rate.

Featured Volunteer

  • Bernie Kuhn

    “My son, Philip, was adopted through CSS in 1968, and he and his wife, Marilyn, have three adopted children. I always felt I owed CSS, so I volunteered when the opportunity presented itself!”

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Featured Donor

  • Ken Ramos

    “You always end up receiving more than what you give. If you give of yourself, God blesses you 10 fold. It doesn’t always have to be money; it can be your time, your knowledge, or your friendship. You should always give a smile.”

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The Spirit of Hope Gala is March 11th! Tickets can be purchased on our website here:… 
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Our CEO spoke about the Age-Friendly Columbus project, which will air on Sunday, March 5th, and is also: @Sunny_95 
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Upcoming Events

  • Save the Date! Breakfast with the Bishop 2017!

    Friday, September 8th
    7:30am – 9:00pm
    Renaissance Columbus Downtown
    50 N. 3rd Street
    Columbus, Ohio 43215

    Keynote speakers will include The Most Reverend Bishop Frederick Campbell, and Hugh Dorrian, City of Columbus Auditor.

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