About Us

Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR) was incorporated in 1980 to address the social needs of the rapidly expanding communities of York Region. Our commitment to offer professional services, consistent with Catholic social justice principles, to all peoples in York Region, is reflected in our Values, our Vision and our Mission Statement.


Catholic Community Services of York Region is a not for profit charitable, social services agency, delivering a comprehensive array of services to the whole community.  We are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.  We are an inclusive, multicultural organization embracing many faiths and languages. We are a registered charity and issue tax receipts for donations.


CCSYR is a family services agency, accredited by both Family Service Ontario and Catholic Charities. We offer many types of counselling and group services to help people cope with personal and relationship challenges.


CCSYR is also a settlement agency, and a member of the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants. We are partners in the Settlement and Education Partnership for York Region (SEPYR), the Library Settlement Partnership (LSP), and Welcome Centre Immigrant Services, a partnership of five immigrant serving community organizations.  We assist newcomers with a broad range of services.

Our Values:

  • Respect
    • We acknowledge and accept the inherent dignity and rights of every individual.


  • Compassion
    • We believe in serving all people from diverse communities with sensitivity and caring.


  • Accountability
    • We accept responsibility to provide services excellence and to act with integrity, in every encounter with out colleagues, clients, funders and other stakeholders.


  • Collaboration
    • We believe in a spirit of collaboration and cooperation within our agency and with other organizations to meet the needs of the communities we serve.

Our Vision:

We envision that Catholic Community Services of York Region will be recognized as the leading community-based agency in York Region.

Our Mission Statement:

The mission of Catholic Community Services of York Region is to serve, within the Catholic social justice tradition, the diverse need of individuals, families and communities, by providing a broad array of programs and services that help them reach their potential.

CCSYR is a multicultural agency and welcomes people from all ethnic, religious, cultural and racial backgrounds, regardless of marital status or sexual orientation.