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Catholic Community Services, Our Agencies and Ministries

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona, Inc., is the umbrella organization for each of the six agencies and two ministries described below. CCS of Southern Arizona is comprised of the corporate executive management team, the accounting office, human resources, development and communications.

Catholic Social Service

serves Pima, Pinal and Gila counties with counseling, adoption and child welfare services, assistance to immigrants and refugees, housing for pregnant teenagers and single women and their infants, nutrition programs, and other services.

St. Elizabeth’s Health Center

known affectionately as St. E’s to the hundreds of medical and dental personnel who volunteer there and the thousands who find help there, provides low-cost medical and dental care to those who cannot afford health insurance. 

Pio Decimo Center

is a community center serving one of Tucson's oldest neighborhoods in the central part of the city. Pio Decimo has been a place of safety, nurturing, and learning since 1946. Childcare, transitional housing for homeless families, low-cost senior housing, services for older adults, language classes (ESL), financial literacy classes, and youth programs make up some of the agency's activities.

Southwest Community Services

serves Arizona and New Mexico with programs designed to meet the unique needs of people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or DeafBlind. Services include counseling, advocacy, case management, job training, job placement,  and interpreting services. Additionally, our Community Living Program provides support and living options for persons who need assistance.

Catholic Community Services in Southeastern Arizona (CCSSEAZ)

serves residents in Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, and Santa Cruz Counties with meals for seniors, domestic violence protection and counseling, transportation, adoption and foster care. 

Catholic Community Services in Western Arizona (CCSWA)

serves Yuma and La Paz Counties with case management services for the elderly and disabled individuals, meals for seniors, counseling, domestic violence protection, and adult day care for the elderly and disabled.

Detention Ministry

provides Catholic worship services and one-on-one spiritual counseling to people in prisons throughout the Diocese. Priests, deacons, sisters, and volunteers carry out the work of the ministry.

Pastoral Ministry

reaches out to individuals in nursing homes, assisted living centers, hospitals and hospice care by providing Mass and through personal visits to comfort and console Catholic residents.