Our Mission

Rooted in the Gospel, the mission of Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton is to serve individuals and families in poverty and hardship, as we are called by Christ to do, and to respond compassionately to their needs. As a Catholic agency, we advocate for individual dignity and self-sufficiency and actively give of ourselves to replace despair with hope.


Vision Statement

Catholic Social Services exists to embrace the call to be servant leaders within each of the eleven counties of the Diocese of Scranton.


Core Values:

  • Service to others
  • Care of the poor and vulnerable
  • Compassion
  • Dignity and respect
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Charity
  • Stewardship