News & Events

US Border Crisis

US Border Crisis Forced to flee their homes due to violence, gangs and crushing poverty in Latin America, innocent children have been torn from their families. After a dangerous journey, they now face incarceration and permanent separation. How Catholic Community Services of Utah Is Helping We are working to help…

Backpack Bonanza!

Donate new backpacks and school supplies to families in need for the upcoming school year! Every child deserves to go to school with the tools needed to be successful; YOU can make that a reality!  SIGN-UP TO RECEIVE A BACKPACK FOR KIDS K-12AT DISTRIBUTION ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 18THWITH MONICA 801-428-1366 CATHOLIC COMMUNITY…

Refugee Foster Care Orientation

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Empty Bowls

Thank you to everyone who attended #EmptyBowls on Friday night! You helped us raise a whopping $14,026.81 which will provide 15,400 meals to those experiencing #homelessness and #hunger at our St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall. If you were unable to make it to the event, bowls are still for…

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.…