News & Events

Defend DACA

Support DACA Now! We are deeply disappointed by the President's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This latest act will affect the most vulnerable in our communities. Nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants will now be at risk of losing their future in the US. We…

2017 Humanitarian Awards Dinner

Mark Your Calendars! On Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 6:00 PM (Social Hour) 7:00-9:00 PM (Dinner), we will be hosting our annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City. This year, we will honor Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox, Jerry and Shari Seiner, Salt Lake…

Refugees Need Your Help

Refugees Need Your Help We are deeply disappointed by the Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the portion of the Trump Administration’s travel ban that halts the admittance of refugees to safety in the United States. As a country founded by those searching for religious freedom, this is a blow to…

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.