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

  • Save the date for the 2018 Spirit of Hope Gala!  The Gala is an elegant evening event that benefits our 12 programs which help poor and vulnerable seniors and families reach their potential. When: Saturday, March 3rd from 6:30pm – 10:30pm Where: St. Charles Preparatory School For sponsorship information, please contact Julie Naporano at […]

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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.

Latest Blog

  • Breakfast with the Bishop – Thank you

    Thank you to all who attended this year’s Breakfast with the Bishop! You are helping us to continue our mission to serve poor and vulnerable seniors and families in central and southern Ohio with dignity and respect. Together, we are helping seniors remain independent and helping families thrive. If you would like to see more […]

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