Catholic Social Services helps Alaskans by providing a wide range of human support services related to the basic necessities of life – food and shelter, physical health and safety, and emotional and spiritual well being.
Our safety net of programs include two emergency shelters, a food pantry, supportive housing, an adoption and pregnancy support program, services for individuals with disabilities, and a refugee resettlement & immigration program.
CSS supports the independence of vulnerable individuals and families in crisis through our high-impact programs.
Brother Francis Shelter
Anchorage’s largest overnight shelter serving men and women 365 days a year
A homeless shelter & progressive housing for women with children
St. Francis House Food Pantry
Anchorage’s largest client-choice food pantry
Family Disability Services
Respite services and skills training for people experiencing developmental disabilities
Homeless Family Services
Case management to homeless individuals, homeless families, and homeless veterans
Pregnancy Support & Adoption Services
Refugee Assistance & Immigration Services
Assistance for refugees helping them become self-sufficient in their new home
Help Your Neighbors for the Holidays
Looking for ways to help people in need during the holiday season? See our Holiday Giving Options and Wish Lists for programs like Clare House and Brother Francis Shelter.