Catholic Crosscultural Services (CCS) is a non-profit agency providing services that assist in the settlement and integration of immigrants and refugees. At CCS we serve all newcomers, refugees, and immigrants, regardless of race, colour, age, creed, religion or political affiliation.
CCS is a leader in program delivery developments, including:
Catholic Crosscultural Services, guided by Catholic social justice teachings, promotes the settlement and integration of immigrants and refugees facing linguistic and cultural barriers, through the provision of community based non-discriminatory professional services.
Recognitions and Awards
2004, 2008, 2009 Recipient of the United Way of Peel Spirit Award
Catholic Immigration Bureau was established under the Catholic Family Services of Toronto.
New Canadian Immigration Policy – increasingly diverse immigrant and refugee arrivals. CIB programs and services expanded.
Catholic Immigration Bureau became a department of Catholic Charities, was renamed, Department of Immigrant and Refugee Services. Began delivering services in Peel Region.
Re-established Catholic Immigration Bureau as an independent agency.
Coordinate Refugee Sponsorship Program for the Archdiocese. Increasing diverse newcomers arriving in Canada.
Change of Agency name from Catholic Immigration Bureau to CATHOLIC CROSSCULTURAL SERVICES
Begin period of significant expansion of programs/services/locations
Nine service locations and deliver services through 60+ community locations. Increased almost threefold since 2006.