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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 home for teen boys, 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

Clare House

A homeless shelter & progressive housing for women with children

St. Francis House Food Pantry

Anchorage’s largest client-choice food pantry

Charlie Elder House

A positive home for homeless teenage boys

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

Advocacy, support and referrals for pregnant women and adoptive parents

Refugee Assistance & Immigration Services

Assistance for refugees helping them become self-sufficient in their new home