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Catholic Social Services faces a surge in demand

CSS launches $2.6 million Sign of Hope campaign to meet the needs of vulnerable Albertans. 

  • 22 September 2022
  • Author: Laura Ruddock
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Catholic Social Services faces a surge in demand

Catholic Social Services’ staff face unprecedented demands for assistance as they face crises both locally and international. In just one area of the agency’s work, refugee resettlement, over the past year, CSS has resettled more than 800 Afghan refugees, and supported hundreds of Ukrainian Nationals across central Alberta. This is in addition to the agency’s typical refugee caseload, which involves resettling as many as 900 government assisted and privately sponsored refugees each year, from across the globe.