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Refugees Need Your Help

Refugees Need Your Help Catholic Community Services of Utah (CCS) and Utah will stand with refugees and immigrants in the wake of the Executive Orders regarding their resettlement and entry into the United States. But we need your help! Here are some things you can do:   Donate CCS and…

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 Spotlight: Carrie Auman!  Carrie came to CCS nearly 9 years ago and transferred to the Refugee Foster Care Program in 2015. Now RFC wonders what we ever did without Carrie’s efficient, funny, thoughtful, sharp mind and her helping hands. Carrie has a knack for gracefully sailing…

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.…

Backpack Bonanza!

Thank you to everyone who donated and volunteered to ensure that every child in our community begins school this Fall prepared to learn! Together, we will help 3,600 children with backpacks and school supplies! If you or someone you know is still in need of backpack assistance, please call the…

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…

Summer 2015 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. 

Winter 2015 Newsletter

In this edition, we explore stories of hope and success including a report about our Souper Bowl Day of Caring.