On October 4, 2016, Archbishop Charles Chaput, OFM Cap. presided at the joy-filled Dedication of St. Francis Villa in the East Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. St. Francis Villa features 40 one bedroom apartments for age and income qualified seniors. Residents began moving into the building in June and it is now home to 44 seniors. [...]
On August 8, 2016, Catholic Housing and Community Services broke ground for St. John Neumann Place II and Wellness Center. This new building will feature 52 one bedroom apartments for income qualified seniors, aged 62 and older and a Wellness Center for income qualified seniors in the community. For more information, call us at 215-587-3663. [...]
Norris Square Senior Community Center, located in the Norris Square neighborhood of North Philadelphia, has been selected to receive a Senior Community Grant in the amount of $80,877 from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging. These grant funds will help maintain the meal program at the center and will be used to provide much needed upgrades [...]
St. Anne's Senior Community Center won the People's Choice Award for their entry "Catch the Spirit" in the Spirit Upcycled Art Competition. This event was sponsored by the Spirit Newspapers. All entries had to incorporate Spirit newspapers as the primary medium to create something new. The center's artists and crafters have been busy working on the [...]
Catholic Housing and Community Services announces collaboration with National Shrine of St. Rita of Cascia
Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is proud to announce that it will work with The National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia to build the Cascia Center on the corner of Broad and Ellsworth Streets in South Philadelphia. Click here to read more.
The work of Catholic Housing and Community Services was highlighted by Catholic Philly this past week. The need for senior housing was evident at the recent Application Days for St. Francis Villa, a 40-unit affordable housing facility for low income senior citizens in Kensington which is set to open in late spring. Read the article and [...]
Applications are now being accepted for St. Francis Villa, a 40 unit senior apartment building located in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. St. Francis is set to open in early June. Residents must be 62 or older and meet income qualifications. An application day will be hosted on Monday, February 15th 10am to 1pm [...]
Souderton Adult Day Care Program became the first stand-alone adult day program of Catholic Housing and Community Services when it opened its doors in April. Read more about how Deb Lytle and her team are impacting the lives and seniors and their families in Montgomery County in this article and video in the Souderton Independent.
Archbishop Charles Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. dedicated Nativity B.V.M. Place, new senior housing in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia on November 6, 2015. Nativity B.V.M. Place offers 63 one-bedroom apartments for income eligible seniors, age 62 and older. In addition, community members came to see the transformation of the building, which served for almost a [...]
Pope Francis will be visiting Philadelphia September 26 & 27. Be prepared for this historic event by checking out our Seniors Guide to the Papal Visit.