Catholic Community Services of Western Washington (CCS) is the largest private social service agency in the state. 12 family centers across Western Washington provide an array of services, including counseling, case management, information and referral, emergency services, chemical dependency services, mental health services, family support services, child care, youth services, foster care, Volunteer Chore Services, and others.
Ending homelessness is one of their top priorities and areas of service. They provide a continuum of housing, from emergency shelters to permanent housing, along with services for homeless and other needy families and individuals in western Washington.
Part of their Belief Statement says,” We believe in joining with others to change the systems which oppress, discriminate or otherwise cause human suffering” making advocacy central to their strategies.