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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Spirit of Hope Gala


Thank you to all that were part of making the Spirit of Hope Gala such a success.

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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.’” 




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  • From Cuba to Columbus

    When Nelsa invited me into her home for Cuban coffee and a chat, I couldn’t help but notice the unique, colorful works of art reminiscent of stained-glass windows that were featured in her immaculate and beautifully-decorated living room. Though Nelsa’s house in the Hilltop neighborhood of West Columbus is modest, it is superbly cared for […]

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  • 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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Columbus, OH 43215
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409 Industry Drive
Columbus, OH 43204
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Newark, OH 43055
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