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(877) 426-6515

Suburban Cook

(847) 782-4000

Lake County

Catholic Charities Administrative Offices - (312) 655-7000.

Catholic Charities Social Services - email, or call (312) 655-7700 in Chicago or (847) 782-4000 in Lake County and someone will assist you. Call volume is extremely high so email is recommended if you are unable to find what you need on the web site.

Counseling Support Line - (312) 948-6951, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

To donate to our work by phone, call (312) 948-6087. Every gift helps someone in need.



Elida Hernandez, Associate Chief Financial Officer
721 N. LaSalle St.
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: (312) 655-7326
Kristen Koeppe, Administrative Assistant
Phone: (312) 655-7282
Beth Seaman, Director of Finance
Phone: (312) 948-6520

The Department of Finance oversees cash management departments including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Corporate Accounting and Payroll and Vehicle Management. Prepares and monitors balance sheet. Facilitates and prepares schedules for agency-wide financial audits.

Accounts Receivable Department
Responsible for processing cash receipts and deposits. Prepares and analyzes Accounts Receivable aging reports.

Accounts Payable Department
Responsible for maintaining and processing vendor related records including invoices and credit memos. Processes and disburses approved payments to vendors. Prepares, files and distributes 1099 Misc. forms to the IRS on an annual basis.

Corporate Accounting Department
Performs cash management and prepares and maintains all accounting records for bank accounts, fixed assets, investments, bond-related debt and restricted funds.

Payroll Department
Maintains and processes all payroll information and distributes paychecks to Catholic Charities employees on a semi-monthly basis. Ensures payroll-related tax filings are completed and filed on a quarterly and annual basis.

Administrative Controller
Prepares and monitors budgets for Administration and Development divisions. Responsible for the accounting and allocating of agency-wide costs including: employee health and retirement benefits, shared occupancy costs, telephone, copier costs as well as agency fleet costs. Handles all affiliate billings.