Catholic Social Service of Central & Northern Arizona

Mission: Our mission is to build just and caring communities by strengthening families, reducing poverty, alleviating suffering and advocating for justice to enhance human dignity and ensure the social and economic participation of all. Our commitment is grounded is Judeo-Christian traditions of community, justice, and charity and the fundamental dignity of every person.

Who We Serve: Children, families and individuals of all races and faiths in Coconino, Mohave, Apache and Navajo Counties.

Funding Sources: Donations, United Way, state contracts.

Services (Flagstaff):

Adoption Agency ~ Kathy Raynes

Aspen House ~ Stephanie Woolbright ~ 226.8600
Home for 15-to-18-year-old homeless or neglected boys.

Counseling ~ Jim Taylor
Provided on a sliding-fee scale, no one is turned away.

Emergency Assistance ~ Michelle Mackey
Emergency rental and utility assistance, with an eviction notice or cut-off notice, once in a 12-month period. Applications accepted Mondays from 8 a.m. until noon.

Family Builders ~ Antoinette Sablan
Family support through a variety of family-centered services by referral from Child Protective Services.

Ongoing Support Services ~ Lori Carroll

  • Referrals for emergency food box to the Care and Share Food Bank
  • Distribution of donated clothing
  • Distribution of sack lunches; first-come, first-serve basis
  • Referrals to St. Vincent DePaul Thrift Shop for emergency clothing; once in a three-month period
  • Free local phone calls; phone available for 800 or calling card calls
  • General information and referrals regarding services

Volunteer Placement ~ Paula Redstone
Matches prospective volunteers with volunteer opportunities through the Department of Economic Security and affiliated agencies.

Life/Skills Young Fathers ~ Charlie Dean ~ 774.0076
Provides training in the areas of personal, professional and relationship skills to TANF recipients and eligible to 16-to-26-year-old fathers.

SSI Representative ~ Michelle Mackey
A service provided to people who receive Social Security income and need assistance in managing their money; minimal fee.

Welfare to Work ~ Charlie Dean ~ 774.0076
Referred by the Department of Economic Security.

St. Vincent DePaul Transient Aid Center
Volunteers from the St. Vincent DePaul Society provide emergency aid to travelers from 4 to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at our offices. No assistance available by phone; walk-in clients only.

J.R. Brown, Regional Director

Mailing Address:
43 S. San Francisco St.
Flagstaff, Z 86001

Phone: 928.774.9125

Fax: 928.774.0697