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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.

Seniors share their favorite Christmas memories

Church pageants, family celebrations, carols, cookies, Bing Crosby and Motown are among the cherished recollections of older adults served by archdiocesan Catholic Housing and Community Services.

Seniors share their thoughts on Thanksgiving

Residents of several archdiocesan affordable housing complexes reflected on the blessings they treasure most during this season of gratitude.

South Philly seniors enjoy early Thanksgiving

Residents of St. John Neumann Place I and II, two of several archdiocesan senior housing complexes, kicked off the holiday Nov. 23 with turkey and all the trimmings.

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CHCS News Releases

News Release: Inaugural Art Contest Gives Older Adults Opportunity to Create Official Christmas Card Cover for Catholic Housing and Community Services

This fall, Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) announced its inaugural Christmas Card Design Contest in its senior housing, senior center, and parish eldercare programs across the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

News Release: Catholic Housing and Community Services Commends The Passage Of The Pennsylvania Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program

Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS), which provides a continuum of care to older adults throughout the Philadelphia region, commends the recent passage of Senate Bill 30 (S.B. 30) and its signature into law creating the Pennsylvania Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. Currently, affordable housing for seniors in the…

News Release: Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Receives $25,000 Grant to Help Senior Citizens Apply For SNAP Benefits

Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) is pleased to announce it has received a $25,000 grant from Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) that is funded by the Walmart Foundation to help eligible senior citizens enroll in the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The awarded funds will support continued outreach…

News Release: Catholic Housing and Community Services Awarded Tax Credit Allocation by Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency for Saint Joseph Place, an Affordable Senior Housing Project in Delaware County

Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) will add Saint Joseph Place to its growing portfolio of affordable housing for independent seniors. The building will be the sixth of its nature developed by CHCS. Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) is pleased to announce it has…

News Release: Archbishop Pérez Presides At Catholic Housing and Community Services’ Groundbreaking for Saint Rita Place, an Affordable Housing Community for Independent Seniors in South Philadelphia

Watch the blessing and groundbreaking service via Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez’s Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/ArchbishopPerez/videos/945057472673702/ Plans are underway to transform a vacant lot at South Broad and Ellsworth Streets, located next to the National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia, into a five-story mixed-use space that incorporates the Shrine’s vision for the Cascia Center with affordable housing…

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