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HUD secretary tours new archdiocesan senior complex, announces housing plans

Marcia Fudge joined state and local officials Sept. 1 at St. Rita Place in South Philadelphia, where she highlighted the nation’s housing crisis and how the Biden-Harris Administration plans to address it.

Grandkids (and great-grandkids) bring ‘blessings beyond measure,’ say area seniors

As the church marks the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, local faithful say they can’t imagine life without the “pure joy” their children’s children bring to them.

Seniors return to ‘second home’ at archdiocesan centers

After more than a year of COVID restrictions, doors reopened this week at five Catholic Housing and Community Services hubs for older adults, dispelling isolation and bringing hope.

Seniors throw sweet send-off for beloved kitchen manager

Before she hung up her apron for the last time, Carmen Aviles of the archdiocesan Norris Square Senior Community Center was surprised by clients grateful for her long ministry of feeding hearts.

Seniors served by archdiocese say they’re ‘more viable and active’ than ever

As the nation wraps up Older Americans Month, clients of Catholic Housing and Community Services want you to know they’re far from “sitting around doing nothing or playing bingo.”

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CHCS News Releases

News Release: Catholic Housing and Community Services Breaks Ground For Saint Joseph Place, An Affordable Senior Housing Community In Delaware County

This morning at a special ceremony, Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) broke ground for Saint Joseph Place, a new affordable housing community for independent seniors in Collingdale (Delaware County).

Media Advisory: Catholic Housing And Community Services to Hold Groundbreaking For Saint Joseph Place, An Affordable Senior Housing Community In Delaware County

Saint Joseph Place will be the sixth affordable housing community for senior citizens developed by Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the first in the suburbs. Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) will hold a special groundbreaking ceremony for Saint Joseph Place in Collingdale (Delaware…

News Release: Catholic Housing and Community Services Hosts Application Day for Saint Rita Place, an Affordable Housing Community for Independent Seniors in South Philadelphia

Saint Rita Place is the fifth of its nature opened by Catholic Housing and Community Services. Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) is hosting an application day for Saint Rita Place, its newest affordable housing community for independent seniors in South Philadelphia. The residence is expected to open in the…

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.

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