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Seniors get vaccinated at parish-based clinic

Dozens of older adults headed to St. Katherine of Siena in Northeast Philadelphia March 30 to receive their first Moderna jab, thanks to Catholic Housing and Community Services and Giant Pharmacy.

Latino seniors receive COVID vaccines at ‘second home’

A March 19 clinic organized by Catholic Housing and Community Services brought relief and even a few tears of joy to more than 100 Spanish-speaking older adults in Philadelphia.

Seniors glad to welcome archbishop to their new home

Archbishop Nelson Pérez blessed the apartments of some 40 elderly residents of St. Francis Villa in Kensington, which an archdiocesan agency developed to give hope to the area’s seniors.

Seniors welcome visitors bearing gifts of fresh produce

Residents of Casa Carmen Aponte, an archdiocesan senior housing complex, celebrated the Epiphany with deliveries from Giordano Garden Groceries.

Christmas feast brings hope, joy to older adults amid COVID

Catholic Housing and Community Services teamed up with area partners to deliver holiday meals, treats, gifts, cards — and above all, compassion — to residents of archdiocesan senior living complexes.

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CHCS News Releases

News Release: Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Celebrates Older Americans Month

This May, Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) is celebrating older adults across the five-county Philadelphia region by participating in Older Americans Month

Media Advisory: Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Teams Up With Giant Pharmacy to Bring COVID-19 Vaccines To Senior Citizens in Northeast Philadelphia

Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) is teaming up with Giant Pharmacy to hold an on-site vaccination clinic in Northeast Philadelphia for older adults who benefit from programs and services operated by CHCS.

Media Advisory: Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Teams Up With Centennial Pharmacy Services to Bring COVID-19 Vaccines To Senior Citizens in the Latino and Hispanic Community

This effort is one way CHCS is continuing to care for and address the immediate needs of older adults amid the pandemic, especially those in the Hispanic and Latino Community who have been disproportionately affected and face barriers to vaccine access.

Media Advisory: Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Partners with Philadelphia Fight and SunRay Drugs Specialty Pharmacy to Provide COVID-19 Vaccines to Senior Center Members

Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS), in partnership with Philadelphia FIGHT, will hold an on-site vaccination clinic and provide approximately 60 COVID-19 vaccines to its Saint Edmond Senior Community Center program participants. CHCS and Philadelphia FIGHT are working with SunRay Drugs Specialty Pharmacy to bring these vaccines to the community. The senior center, one…

Media Advisory: Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez To Visit Catholic Housing And Community Services’ Saint Francis Villa, An Affordable Housing Community For Seniors In Kensington

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez will visit Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s (CHCS) Saint Francis Villa (SFV), an affordable housing community for seniors located in Philadelphia’s East Kensington neighborhood. Wednesday, March 3, 202110:00 a.m.Saint Francis Villa2450 Emerald StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19125 Archbishop Pérez will be greeted by Ms. Heather Huot, director of CHCS, CHCS…

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