Guided by our faith in Jesus Christ, the Hamilton Catholic Service Organizations strengthen our community by providing services that promote a sense of compassion, social justice and sanctity for all life by:
“The Council of Catholic Service Organizations (CCSO) is made up of leaders from many Catholic Organizations that do great good in Hamilton through their various programs and services. I am always impressed and encouraged by the remarkable contribution of these Catholic Agencies to the City of Hamilton.”
A Catholic lay organization founded in 1833 in France and dedicated to serving the needs of the poor. We visit the needy in their own homes providing emergency assistance through food, clothing, comfort and at times, spiritual guidance… a practice that has continued in Hamilton since 1865.
Guided by Catholic values and teachings, the Catholic Children's Aid Society of Hamilton serves children and youth by protecting their safety and well-being, strengthening their families and nurturing lifelong relationships.
Our mission is to proclaim the good news, directing our entire lives toward that oneness for which Jesus Christ was sent. We educate with the conviction that the world can be changed through the transformation of persons.
The Knights of Columbus was founded by the Venerable Father Michael McGivney in 1882 based on the principles of Charity, Unity and Fraternity. Catholic men who stand together in faith, lending a voluntary hand of support to our priests, parishes and communities to improve the world in which we live, with good works of Charity.
Since 1855, schools within the Hamilton- Wentworth Catholic District School Board have promoted a culture of excellence in which all students are enabled to reach their fullness of humanity with Jesus Christ as the model.
Good Shepherd, through our Faith in People, protects and promotes human dignity, equality, progress and potential. We support thousands of vulnerable members of our community every year and help them re-establish healthy and productive lives.
Rooted in Catholic values and participating in the mission of the Church, the Catholic Youth Organization (C.Y.O.) serves children, teens and families through programs and services, such as Athletics, Camping, Youth Ministry and Respite Care.
The Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Hamilton, under the direction of Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, is committed to providing places of prayer and reflection for members of the local Catholic community through the provision of burial and cremation services.
As a member of the St. Joseph's Health, SJHC provides nursing care and personal and home support services to the frail, elderly and disabled in our community, enhancing their dignity, health and quality of life through independent living.
A a member of the St. Joseph's Health System, SJHH is an internationally recognized academic health sciences centre that provides excellent, compassionate care to advance its vision of delivering an integrated, high quality care experience.
As a member of the St. Joseph's Health System, SJVD is one of Canada's largest and most innovative long-term care environments, Home Care providing diverse programs and services that promote physical and mental independence and well-being for the residents it is privileged to serve.
The Diocesan Offices offer a wide range of programs to nurture and support the personal and faith needs of all. We seek to serve, inform, nurture and empower our Catholic Community.