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As the Ukrainian resettlement crisis deepens, CSS appeals to Albertans for support

Agency needs to raise at least $100,000 to meet increased demand for services

  • 24 February 2023
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As the Ukrainian resettlement crisis deepens,  CSS appeals to Albertans for support

Edmonton (February 23, 2023) – Catholic Social Services (CSS) is making an urgent appeal to Albertans for help. With hundreds of Ukrainians arriving in central and northern Alberta each week, alongside an influx of refugees from countries such as Afghanistan, Eritrea, and Syria, the agency needs to raise at least $100,000 to help meet the increased demand for services. 

2022 Annual Public Meeting

  • 10/27/2022 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
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2022 Annual Public Meeting

Join us as we celebrate our activities and achievements from the past year!

Catholic Social Services faces a surge in demand

CSS launches $2.6 million Sign of Hope campaign to meet the needs of vulnerable Albertans. 

  • 22 September 2022
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Catholic Social Services faces a surge in demand

Catholic Social Services’ staff face unprecedented demands for assistance as they face crises both locally and international. In just one area of the agency’s work, refugee resettlement, over the past year, CSS has resettled more than 800 Afghan refugees, and supported hundreds of Ukrainian Nationals across central Alberta. This is in addition to the agency’s typical refugee caseload, which involves resettling as many as 900 government assisted and privately sponsored refugees each year, from across the globe.  

CSS Founder honoured in biography

CSS releases “Our Neighbour’s Keeper,” detailing the life and work of Fr. Bill Irwin

  • 19 September 2022
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CSS Founder honoured in biography

Catholic Social Services is pleased to announce the release of “Our Neighbour’s Keeper,” a biography honoring the agency’s founder, Father Bill Irwin. The biography was commissioned in celebration of the agency’s 60th anniversary, and was co-authored by Graham Hicks and Jeananne Kathol Kirwin. 

 

Sign of Hope Raises $3.2 million

As the pandemic rages on, Albertans focus on supporting vulnerable people in their community 

  • 8 February 2022
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Sign of Hope Raises $3.2 million

Catholic Social Services (CSS) announced today that the annual Sign of Hope fundraising campaign raised $3.2 million for programs and services supporting vulnerable Albertans.  

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