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Refugee Foster Care Orientation

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Empty Bowls

You are invited to Catholic Community Services of Utah's (CCS) annual fundraiser to help those experiencing homelessness in Salt Lake City. Each year, CCS partners with Clay Arts, Utah to provide beautifully hand-crafted bowls to be sold at the event. This year, we are excited to announce two new partners: Even Stevens…

Refugees Need Your Help

Refugees Need Your Help As details and rulings continue to develop surrounding the entrance of refugee and immigrants in our country continues, the number of refugees admitted to our state has dropped dramatically. As a country founded by those searching for religious freedom, this is a blow to our national…

Future Leaders Board

We are excited to announce the creation of a CCS Future Leader's Board! If you are a young professional and interested in solutions for the social issues in our community, we have a wonderful new opportunity for you! Email to get started! #FutureLeaders #HomelessServices #RefugeeResettlement #Immigration  

Thank You!

Your donations and volunteerism during the holidays enabled us to ensure that every family had a happy holiday season by providing 1,500 homeless, low-income, and refugee families with gifts of warm clothes and educational toys through our Gift of the Drummer program and 2,644 holiday meals to those in need…

Employee Spotlight

Congratulations to our Employee Spotlights: Robert (Bob) Jackson and Nora Perkins!  Robert (Bob) Jackson: Prior to working for CCS at the Weigand Homeless Resource Center, Bob spent 41 years as an educator and administrator at both the high school and college levels. While he truly enjoyed those many years, his…

CCS Stands with Refugees and Immigrants

January 27, 2017 SALT LAKE CITY- We are deeply disappointed and troubled by the Executive Order signed by President Trump to suspend the resettlement program, and the presumed intention to institute a restriction on future refugees based on religious affiliations. In the United States we believe in the right to…

A Story of Reunification

The Mamesani family was separated in 2010 when the parents were arrested due to accusations that they were affiliated with the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF). With their parents imprisoned, the five children were shuffled between family members and countries until they reached a refugee camp in Kenya with their aunt.…

Immigration A Success Story

*Hector and Martin are brothers who immigrated to the US with their father 15 years ago. What little money they had went to paying rent, food, and other bills. There was never anything left for green card application fees.  After years of hard work in school and in after school…

Spring 2017 Newsletter

See a recap of our Fiscal Year and find out how the community has come together to ensure our homeless, low-income, and refugee children are receiving the best education possible.